Bring to life your ability to assess, problem solve, design and modify exercise programs based on your clients’ needs and abilities

Polestar Principles

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.

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



This is a 10-hour online course with 8 segments. Each segment will be available after the completion of the previous one. Quizzes, resources, and discussions qualify your learning as you go through the course.

Principle 1: Breathing
Principle 2: Axial Elongation & Core Control
Principle 3: Spine Articulation
Principle 4: Organization of the Head, Neck, and Shoulders
Principle 5: Alignment & Weight Bearing of the Extremities
Principle 6: Movement Integration
Principles: Additional Resources


  • Participation in 25 hours of group or private Pilates classes
  • STRONGLY RECOMMENDED: Completion of one semester of basic anatomy/physiology or equivalent
Upon completion, you will be able to:
  • Deepen your knowledge in current evidence-based research pertaining to movement science, motor learning, bioenergetics and communication
  • Understand the Polestar Principles of Movement
  • Be able to use the ICF Model or the Polestar ScreeningTM, specifically designed for the movement professional, which includes postural evaluation and functional testing to determine your clients’ strengths, weaknesses and goals



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