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workshopContinue your learning! Workshops offered at Center of Balance are engaging and practical. You’ll gain a better understanding of function and apply it to exercise and movement, so you can become more skillful in any activity you perform. Our goal is to help you become fit, as well as take care of your body and wellbeing for a lifetime. Expert instructors offer their passion and knowledge to encourage you to explore healthy movement with new awareness. Our workshops are safe and beneficial for all levels of experience. For instructors, our workshops are a great way to develop new teaching skills and take tools with you to share with your clients. Plus we offer CECs to help you keep current with your certifications.

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with Tom McCook

Friday - September 26, 2014

Experience, understand and embody optimum function using the Franklin Method and Pilates! In this workshop, you will expand your understanding of the bone and muscle relationships of the shoulder girdle and cervical spine through touch, movement and interactive lecture. This is essential for tension release, postural improvements, strength, flexibility and greater efficiency of movement. We will combine the lessons with related Franklin Method ball and band exercises, corrective exercises and Pilates repertoire for health and performance.Come learn what optimal function of the shoulder girdle and neck truly is and how to achieve it!


October 4 - 5, 2014
Smartbody Pilates Studio, Amsterdam



Join Tom for a weekend of Pilates & Franklin Method workshops in the heart of Amsterdam! If you're a Pilates professional or experienced student, don't miss this opportunity!

Balance the Spine and Pelvis with the Franklin Method and Pilates Reformer Repertoire
turday - 10am - 1pm

Balance the Shoulder Girdle and Neck with the Franklin Method and Pilates Reformer Repertoire
Saturday - 2pm - 5pm

Strong Core / Fluid Spine on the Mat
Sunday - 10am - 1pm

Art of Touch: Developing Mastery with Hands-on Cuing
Sunday - 2pm - 5pm


November 1 - 2, 2014KClippinger

We're excited to welcome back movement specialist Karen Clippinger to Center of Balance for these two excellent workshops!

Unwinding Scoliosis with Pilates - Saturday 11/1
Walking Biomechanics and Pilates - Sunday, 11/2



London, England

April 23 - 27, 2014

Austin, Texas

July 16 - 20, 2014

San Francisco, CA

August 6 - 10, 2014



Fridays, 9:30am - 10:30am

mind-body  •  cardio  •  strength  •  totally unique!
Step into functional fitness at its best! In this fast-paced, focused, and challenging small group workout, you’ll practice full body exercises focused on conditioning, core stability, balance and alignment. The CoreAlign system is a uniquely innovative mind-body system with many benefits:      
    • Core-controlled aerobic training
    • Improved sports performance
    • Effective stretching                                    
    • Dramatic muscle toning
    • Postural training
    • Improved Mind-Body connection
Note: Please wear socks or clean, flexible-soled indoor shoes.


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Tom's unique style of teaching and exercises helped me earn my 12 medals.
- Natalie Coughlin, Olympic Gold Medal Swimmer

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