Discovering the science behind the injury and how to prevent and treat PFPS. Many of our online followers have been asking us about patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS), more commonly known as runner’s knee. What is it? What exercises can prevent … Continue reading “Running into Runner’s Knee? The Science Behind Injury, Prevention and Treatment” →
When you start thinking about entrepreneurship, you already have achieved the right mindset. You’ve already come to certain decisions, sometimes unconsciously, about where you want to take your practice. With your Pilates or Physiotherapy education in hand, you are clear … Continue reading “Teaching Series: 7 Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs (that Pilates Professionals should consider)” →
Polestar Educator, Physical Therapist, and certified C2 Schroth therapist Lise Stolze offers further insight to Scoliosis and working with Scoliosis clients.
The continued success of a Pilates Studio relies, in large part, on its ability to keep its most precious asset motivated: the team! To cultivate relationships with team members, and encourage their creativity and loyalty, you must start with yourself. … Continue reading “Teaching Series: Becoming a Highly Effective Studio Owner” →
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” →
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?” →
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” →