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PILATES INSTRUCTOR TRAINING FOR EVERYONE - Polestar Comprehensive Teacher Training

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A program that supports you wherever you are in your Pilates journey. From enthusiasts to career- changers, Polestar’s comprehensive teacher training serves as both a professional training and a journey of personal growth.


The Polestar Comprehensive Journey

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Polestar Principles Online

10-hour online, self-paced course. Learn the key concepts of the Polestar Pilates method. For anyone interested in understanding the power of movement.

Mat Foundations

Fully online teacher training. Discover the building blocks of Pilates to become a Pilates Mat instructor. Appropriate for anyone getting started in the Pilates profession.

Comprehensive Teacher Training

Polestar's core program. 450+ teacher training with online and in-person sessions. Become a Comprehensively trained teacher who qualifies to take the certification exam by NPCP.


Our 551-Hour curriculum honors the tradition of classical Pilates movements while equipping students with the tools to adapt the Pilates method to any and all clients. Polestar Teacher Trainings empower critical thinking through concepts rather than repertoire.  Our delivery is a hybrid of online lectures and in-person modules that give support throughout the entirety of the training.


Pilates Training Fall 2022:

Fall Virtual Dates (cities included in list)
  • Central & Mountain Time USA
  • Pacific Time USA
  • Eastern Time USA

  • Our program will equip you to:

    • Teach Pilates movements on all the Pilates apparatus (Reformer, Trapeze Table, Chair, Ladder Barrel and Spine Corrector)
    • Understand precautions, contraindications and modifications for injury and special populations
    • Utilize tactile cueing to provide hands-on guidance
    • Employ neuro-linguistic techniques and imagery to give meaningful cues
    • Build confidence through observation and practice teaching
    • Assess and develop thoughtful programs for any client
    • Prepare meaningful sequences based on Polestar’s sequencing design protocol

    The hybrid course consists of online learning modules followed by in-person labs and virtual discussions that allow you to evaluate the practical applications of Pilates exercises, develop assessment techniques, understand movement sequences, and modify exercises and programs for individuals. Completion of the Polestar Pilates Comprehensive Program qualifies you to sit for the National Pilates Certification Program exam.


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    • Completion of Principles Online
    • Completion of Comprehensive Mat Foundations Online
    • Participation in 25 hours of group or private Pilates classes at any location. Training with a Polestar Instructor is encouraged but not required
    • Polestar Anatomy Course or completion of one semester of basic anatomy/physiology or equivalent
    • To qualify for the Rehabilitation diploma, you must be a licensed or certified health care professional (MD, PT, DO, DC, ATC). All other applicants qualify for the Studio diploma.
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    TUITION: $9100

    Tuition includes:

    • Polestar Principles Online
    • Mat Foundations
    • Digital Manuals*
    • Coursework: Online lecture, in-person labs, live virtual sessions, 2 hours of scheduled group mentorship per module, checkoffs, online quizzes, homework.
    • Logbook Hours: Unlimited live virtual group classes through the Polestar Dadeland Virtual class portal for self-mastery and observation hours.**
    • Final Exam
    *Physical manuals can be purchased for an additional cost plus shipping.
    **Instructor led in-person classes and private sessions must be purchased for an additional fee. Average costs are $35/group class and $100/private session.