Polestar Pilates Education
Training at Kinesphere Physical Therapy LLC:
Noelle Dowma DPT, BFA, NCPT is a Polestar Pilates principal educator. This means that she teaches teacher training courses for rehabilitation and fitness professionals. Polestar Pilates is known for its critically reasoned, rehabilitation approach to Pilates. Add this approach to your toolbox and see your career grow! Polestar has pivoted to work around the pandemic and a large portion of the coursework is done virtually, with small group contact points to ensure personal attention and accuracy. There are many online tasks that are done on your own time, but then there are online meeting/learning sessions that are done virtually (can be watched if you cannot make the pre-set time). The following dates are for the live contact portion of the coursework at Kinesphere PT:
Kansas City Area 2021-22 Polestar Comprehensive Series Dates:
S/R1: September 11, 2021, 12-6:30pm
S/R2: October 24, 2021, 8-5:30pm
S/R3: November 20, 2021, 12:30-8:30pm
S/R4: January 9, 2022, 8-5:30pm
S/R5: February 6, 2022, 8-5:30pm
S/R6: March 6, 2022, 8-5:30pm
S6 check offs: April 2: 1-3pm
* Principles of Movement is a pre-requisite to these courses and is taken online (to be completed prior to the S/R1 date).
These courses cover mat, reformer, cadillac/trapeze table, chair, ladder barrel and spine corrector exercises. You will learn how to: work with injured and healthy populations, develop appropriate exercise programs, teach with verbal/imagery/tactile cues and formulate a critically reasoned approach to Pilates. When you complete your training and graduate from Polestar, you will be eligible to sit for the national Pilates exam to become Pilates Certified.