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Unlocking Neuroplasticity Through Pilates

By: Kate Strozak Pilates instructors hold a unique position to positively impact clients not just through their bones, muscles, and fascia but also neurologically. This blog post dives into neuroplasticity, the brain’s remarkable ability to adapt and form new neural connections. Understanding neuroplasticity and how Pilates fosters it can elevate your practice, helping clients achieve […]Read More

A Polestar Education Made the Difference for Me

I loved what I heard from this teacher!  The cues sounded clear, yet at the same time, expansive, freeing, and opening!  The teacher was creative, yet clearly grounded in her understanding of proper alignment. This was the approach I was hoping for.Read More

Core Strength in Pilates: What You Need to Know

Every time I see “core strength” as a goal, I wonder what it means to the client. Truth is, this goal does not reveal as much as you might think. Here’s what you need to know before you start working on core strength with your clients.Read More

My Hipster Journey: Brent’s Total Hip Replacement

As many of you know, I teach how behavior can influence a successful rehabilitation. The literature teaches us that our perceptions and beliefs influence our reality even as high as an 80% correlation. Knowing about this powerful influencer, I spent months, if not years, preparing for a successful hip replacement by working on my belief of what it would be like. I had a very clear picture of bone on bone from my x-rays that could have been debilitating. Read More