2018 dates - TBD
CoreAlign 2: Progressions, builds on the foundation of CoreAlign 1 with progressions of the key exercises learned in CoreAlign 1 as well as additional exercise categories, training options and teaching techniques. CoreAlign 2 includes:
- Progressions of plank and standing exercises to address a range of training goals from core stabilization to creating integrated rotation for throwing sports.
- Training options using rotator discs, resistance options and moments of suspension.
- Exercises to challenge balance, coordination and complex movement patterns to prepare clients for all of life’s challenges.
Days & Times
Saturday: 11am — 7pm
Sunday: 10am — 6pm
Completion of CoreAlign 1
Cost & Registration
$525/module, plus manuals fee.
This course is strongly recommended for accredited Pilates instructors and Physical Therapists.
Note: Movements on the CoreAlign are performed with exercise shoes. Please wear socks or clean sneakers to use on the CoreAlign.
Tom McCook, founder and director of Center of Balance in Mountain View, CA, is an internationally recognized fitness and movement specialist. Beginning his full time career in personal training in 1984, Tom designs programs for health and life performance for working professionals, people rehabilitating from injuries and world-class athletes including Olympic Gold Medal swimmers Natalie Coughlin, Jenny Thompson and Misty Hyman. Teaching Pilates since 1995, Tom is a Master Instructor of Pilates and CoreAlign for Balanced Body. His teaching approach integrates several mind/body practices including Pilates, yoga, Shiatsu, resistance stretching, Franklin Method, BodyCode System and life coaching. He also is committed to his own daily meditation and movement practice, which broadens his perspective and effectiveness as a teacher. Tom is a sought-after instructor at conferences, retreats and workshops he leads in the US and internationally. His work has been featured in several national magazines, newspapers and television programs. In 2003, Tom produced the exercise video “Combining Pilates & Yoga for Balance.”