Join Tom McCook for this informative and energizing Master Class to learn fabulous tools and practices for a youthful spine and effortless posture for life! In this 1 hour and 45 minute Master Class you will learn a practical understanding of the design and function of the spine and how to care for it on a daily basis. You'll learn self-massage techniques to release tension to align and organize the spine prior to more demanding conditioning exercises. You'll learn what good posture means and how to make gravity your friend. We'll combine the Franklin Method and Pilates Mat with corrective exercises targeting key areas for postural balance, spine health, and balanced conditioning for life. Come join us for an inspiring movement, learning experience!

Equipment / Props Needed: 4” Franklin balls or similar, and Theraband ( 6ft or more)

This Master Class is appropriate for anyone with some movement experience.

What You Get:

  • Class plan
  • Access to the recorded class for 14 days. 
  • Full-body Franklin Method and Pilates Mat Class

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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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