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Working with Clients with Breast Cancer

Polestar Educator Amy Dixon has an extensive fitness background spanning over 20 years, including experience working with breast cancer survivors. Through classes and private sessions, she helps survivors rehabilitate and reexperience positive movement experiences. Amy shares her experiences working with Cancer clients along with useful insights on what to expect teaching this population and how […]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

What Are The Best Exercises for Scoliosis?

 Polestar Educator, Physical Therapist, and certified C2 Schroth therapist Lise Stolze offers further insight to Scoliosis and working with Scoliosis clients.  For all upcoming continuing education courses with Polestar visit: Polestar Con-Ed Most asked questions scoliosis clients ask me about exercise: Should I perform some exercises just on one side? Should I choose exercises that rotate […]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

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

“The Constant” in Pilates

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_ . “The Constant” I have a new theme… “The […]Read More