Join Tom McCook for this enlivening and balanced full-body, skillful progression on the Pilates Chair! In this 90 minute Master Class, you’ll be guided with clear set up and effective cuing to help you connect and organize your body throughout this transforming movement experience! Interwoven into the progression will be both traditional and contemporary chair exercises to enhance function, integrate the upper and lower body, and create strength, resilience and a confident body!

Equipment / Props Needed: Pilates Chair

This Master Class is appropriate for Pilates teachers and experienced students who are interested in improving their practice.

What You Get:

  • Class plan & private Zoom link shared 12 -24 hours in advance. 
  • Recorded Zoom link for 14 days after. 
  • Full-body, skillful progression on the Pilates Chair.
  • Connection / Q&A following the movement portion.


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Your Instructor: Tom McCook

ACE, NCPT, Balanced Body Master Instructor and Mentor, Franklin Method Level 3 Educator, Certified Somatic Coach

Tom McCook, Founder and Director of Center of Balance in Mountain View, CA, is an internationally-recognized Pilates Master Teacher and movement specialist. Beginning in 1984, Tom designs programs for health and life performance for a range of clients, from Silicon Valley executives and Olympic athletes, to active seniors and people looking for solutions to their imbalances and injuries.

Tom’s mission is to improve people’s lives through movement! He teaches a practical and accessible way to understand your own body and then apply it to your movement practice. These skills go beyond exercise to cultivate health, body wisdom, and being responsive and resilient in life.

Tom's unique teaching approach synthesizes over 35 years of fitness training, Pilates, body therapy, Somatic Coaching, the Franklin Method, Anatomy in Motion and meditation. His fascination with movement began at an early age playing sports and growing up in a large athletic family with 11 siblings. His long and successful history working with athletes include the Stanford women's swim team and four Olympic Gold medal swimmers.

Tom has been leading teacher trainings in the Pilates Method since 2001. He is on the faculty of Balanced Body for Pilates, CoreAlign and the Bodhi Suspension System. Tom is also a sought-after international presenter and mentor.

Tom lives on the coast outside of San Francisco with his wife and business partner, Karen deMoor.

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