Hadley, MA

Polestar Anatomy


EDUCATOR: Katrina Hawley, CMA, PMA®-CPT


The Pilates Studio in Hadley (map)
104 Russell Street
Hadley, MA 01035
(413) 586-3504 (website)

DATES (weekend dates)

Module 1 September 7-8 2019 Module 4 December 7-8 2019
Module 2 October 5-6 2019  Module 5 February 8-9 2020
 Module 3 November 2-3 2019  Module 6 March 7-8 2020


People who want to transition to a career as a Pilates instructor or Pilates enthusiasts who want to get deeper into their practice.


Polestar Principles, Polestar Manual 1-3, Polestar Manual 4-6





Master over 130 Pilates exercises across a full spectrum of apparatuses, including Reformer, Trapeze Table, Chair, Ladder Barrel, Spine Corrector and props. By learning a comprehensive repertoire of movement tech­niques, you can continuously provide and refresh your clients with goal-ori­ented movement experiences.


Access to online support materials 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (listen to mini-lectures, view exercise content and review movement concepts) Live chat sessions with qualified Polestar Educators and Mentors 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)


The series consist of six, one-day modules that allow you to evaluate the practical applications of Pilates exercises, develop assessment techniques, understand movement sequences, and modify ecercises and programs for individuals. Completion of te Polestar Pilates Comprehensive Program qualifies you to sit for the Pilates Method Alliance (PMA®) Cerfification exam. Sit for our Polestar Pilates Centralized Exam to become a Polestar Practitioner. *As this is a Transition Intensive, this course takes place in the span of one week. 


One semester of basic anatomy/physiology or equivalent.

Completion of Polestar Principles Online.

Note: 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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