POLESTAR® PILATES

Polestar is an international community of research-oriented movement science professionals, transferring advanced knowledge to our clients to improve health and wellbeing through the application of Pilates and various methodologies of movement science.

Polestar Pilates Education

Physical therapist and Orthopedic Certified Specialist Brent Anderson, PhD guides the Polestar curriculum, a college-level program that is based on a scientific foundation of anatomy, physiology, biomechanics and motor control, and integrates scientific research findings in the areas of orthopedics, sports medicine and movement science. Polestar educators individually hold advanced degrees in a variety or movement modalities.

The Polestar Pilates teaching method is interactive*, providing you with tools for critical thinking to make full fitness assessments and design goal-oriented programs. Coursework incorporates:

  • Discussion forums
  • Labs (doing, observing, teaching)
  • Problem solving (utilizing case studies and deductive reasoning)
  • Hands-on teaching (group and individuals)
  • Assessment skills
  • Principles of neuro-linguistics (modeling, sequencing and structuring information, maintaining appropriate learning states)
  • Web tools (online materials, videos, live chats)

There are many options for education opportunities including:
Gateway Pilates, Principles Online, Comprehensive Pilates, Transition/Bridging, Mat & Reformer Pilates, as well as specialty courses.  For more information, CLICK HERE

noun | pole·star | \ˈpōl-ˌstär\

  1. Astronomy. The polestar, or North Star, is a star of the second magnitude situated close to the north pole of the heavens, in the constellation Ursa Minor: the outermost star in the handle of the Little Dipper.
  2. a : a directing principle : guide
    b : a center of attraction

 


 

About STOTT PILATES

STOTT PILATES® is a contemporary approach to the original exercise method pioneered by the late Joseph Pilates. Lindsay and Moira Merrithew, along with a team of physical therapists, sports medicine and fitness professionals, have spent over two decades refining the acclaimed STOTT PILATES method of exercise and line of equipment. The refined method includes modern principles of exercise science and rehabilitation – making it one of the safest and most effective methods available.

More Information About STOTT PILATES

Exercises

STOTT PILATES exercises are designed to restore the natural curves of the spine and rebalance the muscles around the joints by changing the sequence the exercises and improving postural alignment. By modifying the exercises and including preparatory movements, STOTT PILATES caters to many different body types and all levels of athletic ability. These movements can be applied to sport-specific training and everyday life.

Instructor Training

STOTT PILATES EDUCATION METHOD IS UNPARALLELED IN THE INDUSTRY FOR ITS THOROUGHNESS AND QUALITY

Enhance your knowledge/expertise and increase your client base with a contemporary Pilates repertoire. STOTT PILATES training has often been called the “Ivy League” of Pilates education and has a world-class reputation. It is a solid philosophy and method on which you can build your career.

STOTT PILATES IS COMMITTED TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF EFFECTIVE, UNIQUE, AND HIGH-INTENSITY FITNESS PROGRAMS

STOTT PILATES Instructor Training