Working with Breast Cancer Patients

Polestar Educator Amy Dixon has an extensive fitness background, spanning well over 20 years and include numerous types of trainings. She also has experience working with breast cancer survivors, through classes and private sessions that help them rehabilitate and reintroduce … Continue reading “Working with Breast Cancer Patients”

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”

Introducing The Polestar Experience – launching in Nashville, TN

We are excited to announce a new Polestar event that will launch in Nashville, TN! This event will take place March 3 & 4, 2017. Dr. Brent announces The Polestar Experience The Polestar® Experience is a fresh Polestar event designed to … Continue reading “Introducing The Polestar Experience – launching in Nashville, TN”

Modern Day Healthcare, Week 6: Work Discipline

Work Discipline… what is it?  It’s about efficiency and accountability in the work place.  That’s my interpretation. I am Russell Goldman, General Manager of our Flagship Polestar Center.  Believe it or not, I am not a Pilates Instructor and do not … Continue reading “Modern Day Healthcare, Week 6: Work Discipline”

How My Oversized Smartphone Reminded Me How to Live In the Moment

Modern Day Healthcare, Week 5 (Sunshine & Fresh Air) A funny thing happened to me this week. I was overjoyed to receive my brand new iPhone 6 Plus to replace my “tiny” and outdated iPhone4. As a tech lover, it … Continue reading “How My Oversized Smartphone Reminded Me How to Live In the Moment”

Modern Day Healthcare, Week 4: Hygiene (Physical, Mental, and Spiritual)

Joseph Pilates was considered by some to be a fanatic about hygiene.  There are stories of stiff brushes and cold showers to clean the body.  I, personally, am not too much of a fanatic about germs: research shows that exposure … Continue reading “Modern Day Healthcare, Week 4: Hygiene (Physical, Mental, and Spiritual)”

Modern Day Healthcare, Week 3: Sleep Habits

Sleep is universal. It is an important aspect of life as it restores and renews. Sleep is a key component in optimal health and disease prevention. As humans we spend one third of our lives asleep. Without sleep, organs deteriorate … Continue reading “Modern Day Healthcare, Week 3: Sleep Habits”

Modern Day Healthcare, Week 2: Nutrition, Food is Medicine

I was the child that ate sugary, marshmallow-based cereals that had bright colors. Sugar was never the enemy, but vegetables were essential. Even in my 20’s, this was the same pattern of eating I knew. A friend of mine who … Continue reading “Modern Day Healthcare, Week 2: Nutrition, Food is Medicine”

Modern Day Healthcare, Week 1: Exercise and Movement

This is part of a 12-week series about Modern Day Healthcare. To see the first post, click here. ———————————— Spontaneous, natural and efficient movement has become the new trend in exercise. As the baby boomer generation ages, movement forms like … Continue reading “Modern Day Healthcare, Week 1: Exercise and Movement”