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Center of Balance is excited to be one of the first studios to enhance our movement program with the CoreAlign System.

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Learn Pilates and movement under our expert guidance, and address your personal needs and goals. Try our Welcome Package!

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Center of Balance has been a leading teacher training center since 2001, with Pilates mat & equipment and CoreAlign courses taught by Tom McCook.

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  • The Tuesday 12pm mat class will be taught by Evangeline for the month of August - Tom to return in September.
  • The Thursday 12pm mat class is canceled for the month of August.
  • Tom will teach the Thursday 12pm mat class starting in September!

with the Franklin Method and Pilates Mat

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with Tom McCook

Friday - September 26, 2014
4:30pm-7:30pm

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!

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Take the 30 Class Challenge!
Complete 30 mat classes in 10 weeks ­or less, get 25% off your next regular class pass!

30 Classes in 10 Weeks

Take the challenge! Give yourself the opportunity to look, feel and move better with our 30 mat class challenge! We strongly believe - and results show - that practicing functional exercise at least 3 times per week over an extended period will significantly improve your body awareness and performance. Our quality mat classes focus on proper alignment and form, with exercise sequences that strengthen, improve flexibility, release tension, and develop better posture and a functionally fit body.

 

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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

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Module 1: May 30 - June 3, 2015 (Saturday - Wednesday)
Module 2: September 18 - 20, 2015 (Friday - Sunday)
Module 3: November 20 - 23, 2015 (Friday - Monday)
Module 4: January 22 - 24, 2016 (Friday - Monday)
Module 5: June 1 - 5, 2016 (Wednesday - Sunday)

Take your movement potential, teaching, and health to the next level! Experience the Franklin Method approaches of Imagery - the key body/mind skill - Experiential Anatomy and Reconditioning Movement. In Level 1, you will learn about the basics of Imagery in all its applications. Especially the bone-rhythms of the body and how the bones naturally move inside your body to produce efficient and effortless movement. Plus, we cover fundamentals such as biomechanics, posture and breathing. At the end of the course you receive a certificate and the skills to teach four Franklin Method workshops:

• Imagery for Alignment and Flexibility       
• Pelvic Power for Core Support
• Imagery for a Healthy Spine           
• Liberate Your Shoulders, Release Your Neck

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Check out our studio video, with info and testimonials from clients, including Olympic gold medal swimmer Natalie Coughlin!

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

Balanced Body Dealer

Center of Balance is an official dealer for Balanced Body®. We can order any of their products at a discounted price.

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Call Center of Balance at:

(650) 967-6414

Our Address:

1220 Pear Avenue Suite i
Mountain View, CA 94043

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