Mastering the Art of Pilates Program Design
April 21-22, 2018

Pilates Teachers take note!
Plan ahead for this spring workshop - it only comes around every few years.


Welcome to
Paragon Pilates & Physical Therapy

We provide physical therapy and Pilates training to help you
move better and feel better in your body.


CoreAlign Training: Foundations
Starts February 16

Excellent for training gate, balance and core in rehabilitation, pedestrians and athletes alike!


Physical Therapy:
Your recovery is in good hands

At Paragon, your condition will be evaluated and cared for with your needs put first.


Pilates Teacher Training:
Chair & Barrels

March 9-11, 2018
Chairs and barrels are unique pieces to add to private sessions as well as group classes.


Challenge Your Body & Mind

Whether you’re a beginning or advanced student,
our skilled teachers can help you achieve your goals.


Pilates Teacher Training:
Mat 3 - Enhanced Pilates Mat + Props

May 4-6, 2018
Add functional exercises to expand the matwork,
plus add rings, rollers, bands and balls to the traditional mat exercises.


Dance Medicine:
Stronger bodies, stronger dancers

If you are an injured dancer or simply looking for top-notch dance conditioning,
Paragon is uniquely qualified to address your needs.


Classes designed for every body.

We offer mat and equipment classes for students of all abilities. We also offer private sessions and specialty classes in rehabilitative Pilates as well physical therapy.

Move better. Feel better in your body.

At Paragon, we use a holistic approach that leads to true, lasting results.

Physical therapy combined with Pilates’ emphasis on strength and mobility is a powerful pairing. Whether it is a painful back, a tight hip, or declining balance, we use a holistic body/mind approach that leads to true, lasting results that clients definitely notice in their daily lives.

Our Areas of Expertise

Paragon is a unique, welcoming space that supports every body on their wellness journey.

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Pilates is a whole-body approach to gaining strength and improving wellness. Together, we’ll help you achieve your full potential.

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Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy

At Paragon, we’ll help you reconnect with your body and overcome injury. You’ll return to life with more energy, flexibility and strength.

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Dance Medicine

Dance Medicine

We offer education and training for every dancer’s needs. You’ll return to performing with heightened technique and stronger form.

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Teacher Training

We offer the highest quality Pilates instructor training and continuing education workshops through one of the world leaders in the industry, Balanced Body Education.

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Making connections. Building a healthier you.

Don’t ever give up on your body! Joint replacements, multiple surgeries, age — Paragon Pilates will help keep you moving! Thank you for increasing my strength and flexibility, and teaching me smart body mechanics. I am a new woman!

– C. F.

As a busy mom, I need to make the most of an hour away from work and kids. Paragon is a happy place to go for a 'mom break.' You always feel energized at the end of each session.

– P. G.

After a few months of therapy at Paragon, I have regained 85% of my left arm movement and improved my golf game by cutting down on the size of my swing. Thanks Paragon!

– G. C.

What I appreciate most about Paragon is how careful my instructors are with my body, gently working within my own physical parameters to create a healthier me.

– S. D.

My six months at Paragon have resulted in a smaller waistline, better posture, more flexibility, and many compliments stating how healthy I look.

– P. R.

Now that I have returned to dance, I am stronger and more flexible than ever, and I owe much of my success to the wonderful people who work at Paragon.

– S. H.

Plan Ahead:
Mastering the Art of Pilates Program Design

April 21-22, 2018

This workshop only comes around once every few years, be sure to register early!

This workshop, designed for Pilates Teachers, can be taken as either a full 12-hour weekend workshop or as individual 3-hour courses. The focus is on successful program design for a variety of clients. Ancillary equipment will be introduced, and we will cover Pilates history as well as archival exercises. Registration is available on Paragon’s Mindbody Online.

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foot corrector

CoreAlign Instructor Training 1: Foundations

February 16 & 23, March 16 & 23, 2018 (4 hrs each)

The CoreAlign provides a superior environment for training gait, balance, core stability and sport specific movements in a flexible and dynamic environment. CoreAlign 1: Foundations, is the heart of the CoreAlign training program. The course includes the theoretical basis of the CoreAlign method along with essential exercises to illustrate the full potential of the CoreAlign.


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Pilates Training: Chair & Barrels

March 9-11, 2018

The Balanced Body Pilates Chair and Barrels training includes exercises and variations for the original Wunda chair and the split pedal Combo chair, as well as the Step Barrel and Ladder Barrel. The chair is great for doing strengthening work with athletic clients, and both pieces offer additions to group programming in combination with the Mat.
Prerequisite: Balanced Body Reformer 2
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Pilates EXO Chair

Pilates Teacher Training: Mat 3 – Enhanced Pilates Mat + Props

May 4-6, 2018

Enhanced Pilates Mat completes the mat training by adding rings, rollers, bands and balls to the traditional Mat exercises. In addition, Enhanced Mat includes functional exercises for the upper and lower body expanding the Mat work beyond the core to develop whole body strength and flexibility. The Balanced Body programming system is introduced to make class design easy, effective and fun. Adding props to a mat class makes them more dynamic, creative and accessible and clients love toys!
Prerequisite: Balanced Body Mat 2
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MOTR Instructor Training: Comprehensive

May 18-20, 2018

The MOTR is a versatile, portable exercise system combining the balance, stability, and release work of a foam roller with the resistance exercises of an independent pulley system found on the Pilates reformer. From novice to advanced, the MOTR encourages proper alignment and healthy movement patterns while giving your clients a unique cardiovascular workout. It can be used on its own for a class or in a circuit with other movement modalities.
Prerequisite: None – Open to all movement educators and at-home users
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Paragon: A model of excellence, perfection or beauty.

A perfect embodiment of a concept; one having no equal; flawless.

Studio information

Questions? Please call the studio:
(952) 405-9765 or email us at

We are located at:
5101 Vernon Avenue South
Suite 2A
Edina, MN 55436
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Studio hours

6:30 am to 7:00 pm
6:30 am to 2:00 pm
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Our hours may vary based on class schedules, private appointments and continuing education workshops.

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