Welcome to
Paragon Pilates & Physical Therapy

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

 

Physical Therapy:
Your recovery is in good hands

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

 

Pilates:
Challenge Your Body & Mind

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

 

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.

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Movement for every body, in-person and online.

We offer online Pilates classes for students of all abilities. We also offer in-studio private sessions, rehabilitative Pilates and physical therapy.

Our studio is open for private
appointments and
small group classes.

Paragon is open and seeing clients and offering classes with Covid-19 protocols in place.  While many things have changed during these uncertain times, one thing has remained the same: our commitment to your health and safety.

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Stay safe and stay fit at home

Join us for a virtual session

As our community works together to fight the spread of COVID-19, we hope you are staying healthy. Our staff has been working hard to bring you fun and rewarding workouts you can do at home. Using WebEx, we’ve made it easy for you to stay safe and stay fit during these uncertain times.

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Our areas of expertise

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

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Pilates

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.

Brenna! I Just wanted to report how fun today's session was, how happy
I am to be learning from you, and that after the workout,
my right hip felt awake, alive, and HAPPY, not sore, inflamed, and DONE.
Not expecting miracles here, but am feeling encouraged and excited to come back.
THANK YOU!

Leah M.

Anatomy for Movement Professionals

December 10-12, 2021

*This is a hybrid course with virtual and limited in-studio spaces available.

Anatomy is the foundation of our work as movement professionals. The more you understand about how the body works, the better equipped you are to teach your clients how to move better. In this course you will receive an introduction to the major tissues, joints and muscles of movement. Muscle origin, insertion and action are covered along with movement experiences to help you understand and remember not just the individual muscles, but how they work in synergy to create functional movements. The course includes a manual and video support.

Prerequisite: None

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Pilates Mat 3: Enhanced Mat + Props

January 21-23, 2022

*This is a hybrid course with virtual and limited in-studio spaces available.

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!
Enhanced Pilates Mat + Props Instructor Training course includes:
-Detailed manual and instructor training video to support your learning process.
-The Balanced Body Movement Principles to enhance your teaching skills.
-Balanced Body programming system to help you create classes quickly and easily. Photos of each exercise sequence to aid in class design.
-Progressions, regressions and modifications to make Pilates Mat useful for everyone.
Enhanced Pilates Mat + Props expands the concept of Pilates mat to reach a wider audience and create new fitness opportunities for you and your clients.

Prerequisites:  Mat 2

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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
info@paragonpilatespt.com

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

MONDAY-THURSDAY
6:30 am to 7:00 pm
FRIDAY & SATURDAY
6:30 am to 2:00 pm
SUNDAY
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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