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Balanced Body® Launches Free Pilates Podcasts at

Sacramento, Calif. - May 6, 2009

Balanced Body, the world’s largest Pilates company, is launching the first of its free Pilates Podcasts online at Each Podcast is three to six minutes long and features hands-on tips, expert advice and how-to instruction from 10 of the country’s most renowned Pilates authorities. The company plans to release new Podcasts each week for Pilates professionals, rehabilitation therapists and enthusiasts.

“We’re thrilled to bring the expertise of our network of Pilates professionals to the mobile online community via weekly video Podcasts,” said Ken Endelman, Balanced Body’s founder and chief executive officer. “Whether you»re a novice hoping to take a few strokes off of your golf game, to an instructor looking to spice up Pilates programming or a clinician learning the latest rehabilitative applications, our Podcasts are fun and factual for Pilates aficionados of all ages and experience levels.”

From the mechanics, to the lifestyle, to the exercise method, Balanced Body’s Podcasts are all things Pilates. Episodes are divided into the following four categories:

  • Instructor Podcast Series - For professionals looking for the latest programming trends, business tips and more.
  • Rehabilitation Podcast Series - For clinicians using or looking to use Pilates as a key component of their practice.
  • Enthusiast Podcast Series - For anyone looking for a fun and challenging method of exercise and a healthy way to improve their everyday lives.
  • Elizabeth’s Studio - Pilates master instructor Elizabeth Larkam shares her expertise.

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Podcasts may be viewed via a variety of online Podcast channels or downloaded to an iPod, computer or other MP3 player. For more information and to download Balanced Body’s Pilates Podcasts visit

Balanced Body’s distinguished Podcast experts include: Brent D. Anderson PhD, PT, OCS, Polestar Education, Allyson Cabot, PT, Core Conditioning, Balanced Body University®, Nico Gonzalez, Mercy Healthplex, Balanced Body University®, Dawn-Marie Ickes, MPT, Core Conditioning, Balanced Body University®, Elizabeth Larkam, MS Ed, Western Athletic Clubs, Balanced Body University®, Portia Page, 24 Hour Fitness, BPG Bodies, Balanced Body University®, Shelly Power, BS, Polestar Education, Christine Romani-Ruby, MPT, ATC, PHI Pilates, Gabrielle Shrier, MPT, Core Conditioning, Balanced Body University® and Valentin, Pilates Body by Valentin, Balanced Body University®.

About Balanced Body

Balanced Body is the leading resource for Pilates equipment, information and education for fitness centers, studios, and home users. As the world’s largest manufacturer of Pilates exercise equipment, Balanced Body leads the industry with its innovative designs. 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 founder and president, has been awarded 24 U.S. patents for his inventions.

Headquartered in Sacramento, Calif., the company is the number one choice of clubs, spas and rehabilitation facilities worldwide, with an extensive line of equipment, training programs, accessories, books, and videos that meets the Pilates needs of any professional or home user. For more information, visit Balanced Body’s Web site at or call 1-800-PILATES.

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