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”

World Cancer Day

Cancer is an aggressive disease that has affected over 15.5 million Americans and will affect an estimated 1.7 million in the coming year. World Cancer Day is a time for us, as health care professionals, to lend our knowledge and … Continue reading “World Cancer Day”

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”

Marketing Your Studio for the Holidays

December is a month full of holidays. Besides schedules, it’s a hectic time for a Pilates studio: clients are frantically buying last-minute gifts, going to Christmas dinners with friends and family and leaving their Pilates regimens flapping in the wind. … Continue reading “Marketing Your Studio for the Holidays”

Pilates for Every Body

After earning my Bachelor’s degree in Dance and Movement Education, I was interested in studying Pilates as the next step in my career.  Unfortunately, my first Pilates teacher training program turned me off to Pilates completely.  My body didn’t fit … Continue reading “Pilates for Every Body”

How Imagery Changes the Way We Move

“All that we are is the result of what we have thought.  The mind is everything, what we think, we become.” – Buddha Recalling a happy moment in your life can bring feelings of joy, as reminiscing on a challenging … Continue reading “How Imagery Changes the Way We Move”