Shelly Answers 7 Questions on Breath

When something is very natural it’s often compared to breathing; an implicit trust in an unconscious process. 17, 000 breaths a day is as natural as it comes. That’s why you’ll be surprised to know there are better breathing techniques … Continue reading “Shelly Answers 7 Questions on Breath”

Can Pilates Help with Incontinence?

No one would argue that problems surrounding incontinence and leaking are embarrassing to talk about. Even Polestar® instructors have reported leaking during classes and chuckle it away as best they can. Why does this occur? How can Pilates professionals remedy … Continue reading “Can Pilates Help with Incontinence?”

Helping children with Scoliosis in Africa

Many therapists and instructors are compelled to apply their knowledge of movement in different ways to benefit society. Hagit Berdishevsky is one such person, whose passion for health has lead her to cooperate with FOCOS (Foundation of Orthopedics and Complex Spine) foundation in Africa. World-renown … Continue reading “Helping children with Scoliosis in Africa”

Pilates Day 2017

On the first Saturday of every May, we celebrate our profession on the national stage with Pilates day, this May 6th! We in the community know the benefits and virtues of practicing Pilates. On Pilates day, however, we get to … Continue reading “Pilates Day 2017”

6 Mistakes Pilates Teachers Make

People make mistakes. We are human, after all. When mistakes happen in your studio, it can sometimes contribute to misunderstandings or even affect the Pilates experience. Luckily, by regular evaluations and improvements of your habits, you can ensure a positive … Continue reading “6 Mistakes Pilates Teachers Make”

Working with Scoliosis Clients

Scoliosis is one of the most stubborn, abundant disorders in growing children and teens. The good news is that Pilates professionals can help ease the pain scoliosis sufferers experience through movement. The question is, how does one go about helping someone find … Continue reading “Working with Scoliosis Clients”

Polestar Life Story: Ana Smylie

Change is the longest process a person undertakes. At no point in your life do you ever stop. Ana Smylie, a passionate teacher and Polestar® instructor, knows this too well as she has made several life-changing decisions. In the past, … Continue reading “Polestar Life Story: Ana Smylie”

Polestar and Runity at ECA Inspire conference NYC

We are happy to announce that we will be participating at the ECA 360 Inspire Conference! 50 leaders from around the fitness, dance and movement world will pool their knowledge for an inspiring trade show. Christi Idavoy and Juan Nieto will … Continue reading “Polestar and Runity at ECA Inspire conference NYC”

Knowing Your Clients Better: the Importance of Intake Forms

Ensuring a client’s safety should be one of our highest priorities when in the studio. For that to happen, we need to have a thorough understanding of our client’s personal medical history. We need to know what to do when … Continue reading “Knowing Your Clients Better: the Importance of Intake Forms”