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Generosity & The Business of Pilates

Keep a generous spirit even or especially when the stresses of our lives make us withdraw, contract, and pull back. Sharing opens your heart to others, and people will love and remember you for it.Read More

Helping and Healing Through Pilates

Deborah Marcus entered the Pilates world in the 1980’s in New York City via teachers including Andre Bernard and Jean Claude West while pursuing a career as a dancer and choreographer.  She found her way to the Polestar Teacher Training in 2008 studying with Sherri Betz in Santa Cruz, CA., “It was an eye opening and […]Read More

Be Your Own Architect!

Becky Phares, PMA®-CPT is a Polestar Pilates Graduate, Practitioner and contributor to the Polestar Life Weekly Blog.  With more than 10 years of teaching Becky teaches at her studio The Body Initiative Pilates Studio in Lafayette, Louisiana.  Find Becky and her Studio on Facebook: The Body Initiative Pilates Studio and Instagram @the_body_initiative_ . Being Your Own Architect “Everyone is the architect […]Read More

Educator Highlight : Alexander Bohlander

Alexander Bohlander, PT is Polestar’s Licensee in Germany and Director of Polestar Pilates Education for Polestar Europe (including France, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Germany, Austria).  Teaching for over 25 years, Alex has a concentration in “Mindfulness” and brings this unique perspective to movement education and Pilates. Alex co-authored The Pilates Teacher’s Manual (published 2013, Springer Heidelberg)and his health centers present a […]Read More

Polestar Founder Highlight: Brent Anderson PT, PhD, OCS, NCPT

We sat down with Brent Anderson PT, PhD, OCS, NCPT founder of Polestar Pilates, to ask him a few questions.  Brent has been teaching for over 30 years and incorporates movement science, mindfulness, and human behavior in his work.  A fun fact about Brent is that he is a retired extracurricular pole vaulter! Polestar: What do […]Read More

From Pilates to Neuroscience – This Instructor Has Us Inspired

We interviewed Polestar Educator Kate Strozak MSc, LMT, NCPT of Chicago,  Illinois.  Not only is Kate a leader in Pilates education in Chicago and the Mid-West she is also a Runity coach, Oov educator and JB-MFR trained.  Kate is a contributor for Polestar Life Weekly (check out her blogs on Neuroplasticity, Fascia, Healthcare and Pilates […]Read More