About Tom McCook
Primary Teacher Training:
Tom is an internationally recognized fitness and movement specialist. 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 is a certifying Master Instructor of Pilates and CoreAlign for Balanced Body.
His teaching approach integrates several mind/body practices including Pilates, yoga, Shiatsu, stretching, The Franklin Method, BodyCode System
and life coaching
. Tom is committed to his own daily meditation and movement practice, which broadens his effectiveness in designing programs for balance and optimal health. In 2003, Tom produced the exercise video Combining Pilates & Yoga for Balance.
Tom and Center of Balance have been featured in several national magazines, newspapers and television programs.