Polestar Principles

Polestar Principles of Movement will bring to life your ability to assess, problem-solve, design and modify exercise programs to meet specific needs and abilities.

Discover the building blocks to the Polestar Pilates repertoire

Experience and apply the theories of movement that lay the foundation for Polestar Pilates in this prerequisite for all other Polestar courses. Using evidence-based research, you will discover the passage ways for movement throughout the body and develop the tools to provide either assistance for or challenge your clients in helping them achieve their goals.

  • Introduction
    This segment covers the history of Pilates, its evolution, and the guiding Polestar principles.
  • Breath
    This segment introduces the principle of breath. Anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, and application are explored.
  • Axial Elongation and Core Control
    Axial elongation and core control places the body in its optimal position to increase efficiency of movement. This segment dives further into the concept and application.
  • Spine Articulation
    This spine is integral to efficient movement. In this principle you will learn more about how the spine moves, its anatomy, and how this principle is applied in Pilates exercises.
  • Organization of the Head, Neck, and Shoulders
    Organization of the head, neck, and shoulders fall into proper alignment of the body. You will learn more about this principle from a scientific perspective as well as from its integration to movement.
  • Alignment and Weight Bearing of the Extremities
    Alignment is crucial in proper weight bearing of the extremities. You will dive into these concepts from the same mechanical, anatomical, and movement perspectives.
  • Movement Integration
    Movement integration is the understanding of the full picture of the body to allow for optimal movement. This segment will conclude with the science of the concept as well as bringing together all of the other principles.
Price - €220. Available in English with Russian subtitles.