Balanced Body Brings World-Traveling Pilates on Tour to Sacramento for 75th celebration
Mindful Movement and Pilates Educators Converge July 24-26
Sacramento, Calif., June 23, 2015
Balanced Body, the leading source of mindful movement equipment, information and education, is bringing its 75th Pilates on Tour conference to Sacramento. The continuing education conference for Pilates and movement professionals will be hosted at the Sacramento Convention Center and at Balanced Body’s 100,000-square-foot green facility July 24-26. More than 270 mindful movement thought-leaders and Pilates instructors from around the world will participate.
“We are thrilled to welcome our 75th Pilates on Tour to our hometown of Sacramento,” said Ken Endelman, founder and CEO of Balanced Body. “When I founded this company 39 years ago, the goal was to develop state-of-the-art, effective Pilates equipment backed by the information and education necessary to help people embrace their body’s potential and live healthy, active lives. Pilates on Tour travels around the globe every year looking for ways to strengthen the movement community, and we could not be more pleased to bring the conference to California.”
Started in 2004, Pilates on Tour travels to up to eight cities around the world each year. The continuing education conference features intimate class environments and ‘A’ list instructors. The Pilates on Tour Sacramento conference will host 19 presenters, including: Phillip Beach, an Australian osteopath, acupuncturist and Pilates instructor currently practicing in New Zealand; Alan Herdman, the first instructor to bring Pilates to London, England; Anna Maria Vitali, a medical doctor and Pilates instructor based in Italy; and Nora St. John, an instructor and acupuncturist who leads Balanced Body’s curriculum development for Pilates and other mind-body training programs.
In addition to world-class instruction, the conference will feature the latest equipment innovations to give Pilates and movement professionals the opportunity to experience and absorb exercises, group programming and equipment evolutions in the field. Since establishing Balanced Body, Endelman has collaborated with numerous Pilates educators, studio owners, fitness facility managers, physical therapists, athletic trainers and home users from around the world in a quest to create the safest, most effective and most beautiful equipment in the industry. Conference participants and Pilates enthusiasts can follow along online at #POTSacramento.
About Balanced Body Inc.
Balanced Body believes that movement changes people’s lives. The company is the leading resource for Pilates and mindful movement equipment, information and education for fitness centers, studios, rehabilitation facilities and home enthusiasts. Founded in 1976, the company was the first to substantially update Joseph Pilates’ equipment with state-of-the-art engineering, materials and technology. Ken Endelman, the company’s CEO and founder, has been awarded 28 U.S. patents for his inventions. Balanced Body is headquartered in Sacramento, California, where almost all of its equipment is manufactured.