Shelly Power

Educator Highlight : Amy Dixon, NCPT

Pilates is my profession, and I wouldn’t have it any other way. I also have trained in many other modalities to complement my work, so that each client receives a blend of work to match their needs.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

The Power of the Breath in Pilates

When something is very natural it’s often compared to breathing; an implicit trust in an unconscious process.  17, 000 breaths a day is as natural as it comes. That’s why you’ll be surprised to know there are better breathing techniques than regular breath that Pilates encourages. We sat down with our Director of Curriculum, Shelly Power, […]Read More