Teaching Series: Becoming a Highly Effective Studio Owner

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”