The Art of Communication

For as much as we talk, text and email, there is so much room for growth in how we communicate. As health care professionals we are tasked with speaking with very diverse clients concerning intimate subjects, their bodies. Polestar’s communication … Continue reading “The Art of Communication”

Pilates in a New Light with Clara the Elf

Clara the Elf has been busy working all year to get ready for the holidays, but it hasn’t stopped her from getting some Pilates into her routine. When you can’t make it to a session, DVDs and online videos are … Continue reading “Pilates in a New Light with Clara the Elf”

Polestar Palooza in Miami, FL – Workshop, Open House, Sip + Shop, Gift Bazaar

Polestar Palooza – Saturday, December 10, 2016 | Facebook Event Page We invite everyone to join in on our Polestar Palooza in Miami! Have fun and Pilates with Brent and Shelly, join in on free reformer/circuit sessions, and more! Featured … Continue reading “Polestar Palooza in Miami, FL – Workshop, Open House, Sip + Shop, Gift Bazaar”

Polestar at the 16th Annual Meeting of the Pilates Method Alliance

Polestar is returning to the PMA Annual meeting this week in Phoenix, Arizona on October 27-30! Take a workshop with a Polestar Presenter and stop by our booth (#12 – #14). Polestar Presenters at the PMA Conference: Pre-Conference: Alastair Greetham, … Continue reading “Polestar at the 16th Annual Meeting of the Pilates Method Alliance”

Getting in to the Swing of Things: How Pilates Improves Sports Performance and Prevents Injury

Golf, Tennis, Baseball… these are just a few sports that demand mobility, stability, alignment for efficient movement, coordination, and balance. Athletes who participate in these rotational sports are excellent candidates for Pilates. If we take a moment to think about … Continue reading “Getting in to the Swing of Things: How Pilates Improves Sports Performance and Prevents Injury”

Pilates, Scoliosis, and the Schroth Method

With so many Pilates courses teaching prescriptive exercises for clients with scoliosis, you would imagine there is a magnitude of supportive research behind them. While there are plenty of studies on prevention of curve progression in adolescents using bracing and … Continue reading “Pilates, Scoliosis, and the Schroth Method”

How to make sure your clients do their homework

Necessity is the mother of all invention. When Daniel Vledata needed a way to make sure his clients were practicing their at home exercises safely and correctly he invented the Oov. The Oov is a unique alternative to foam rollers … Continue reading “How to make sure your clients do their homework”

Teaching through experience with Gateway Pilates by POLESTAR®

“We learn by example and by direct experience because there are limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction” – Malcolm Gladwell For years, I have studied how the body moves, and expresses itself. I have taken my mind’s eye to … Continue reading “Teaching through experience with Gateway Pilates by POLESTAR®”