Erica DeMarch

Erica Demarch

About Erica DeMarch

Erica DeMarch, PT, is the Founder & CEO of Step and Connect and South College Affiliate Faculty, School of Physical Therapy. Almost 20 years of expertise & experience led Erica to develop the patented Balance Matters® System and the Balance Matters® course.

Building and Boosting Balance Circuits

Join this interactive session as we BUILD & BOOST balance circuits with evidence-based exercises at the right level of intensity, specificity & motor learning principles.


  1. Attendees will be able to structure a balance exercise at the right level of difficulty by adjusting the amount of speed, step length, visual input, surface challenge, pattern complexity and cognitive challenge.
  2. Attendees will be able to demonstrate how to provide autonomy to their clients by offering multiple choices of balance exercises into their circuits.
  3. Attendees will be able to address various resources for postural control within different circuit stations.

© 2018 Functional Aging Institute