Learn what good posture is and how to improve it. Your week of classes with Tom will introduce you to the Franklin Method of imagery, along with corrective exercises for postural balance, tension release, conditioning and health. The latest research confirms we can improve and change at any age. Come learn how! We will practice exercises to improve movement ability and alignment in each area of the body including what's needed for a healthy spine, better balance, and making gravity your friend.You will learn how to get desired results from any exercise that you do and enjoy movement.
Tom McCook, founder and director of Center of Balance is a nationally recognized fitness and movement specialist. Tom has taught Pilates certification courses since 2000. 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’s approach integrates a range of training disciplines including Yoga, Shiatsu, stretching, The Franklin Method and Pilates in order to broaden his effectiveness in designing programs for optimal health. In 2003, Tom produced “Yoga and Pilates for Balance” an exercise video that brings together the benefits of Pilates and Yoga.