Platinum Pilates are proud to announce that they have been selected by Polestar Pilates UK Limited as their hosting partners for the Republic of Ireland. Together we will be bringing the full range of Polestar Pilates Education courses to Dublin in 2015.
To launch the new venture, we are delighted to welcome Polestar International’s Founder and President, Dr Brent Anderson, who will be presenting an inspirational inaugural lecture entitled:
Back In Control – How To Gain Whole Body Health Through Pilates
This three-hour presentation by Dr Brent Anderson will outline the unique philosophy of providing “successful movement experiences without pain”.
Joseph Pilates’ guiding principles inspire a perfect formula to diminish the perception of disability, pain and hopelessness. Pilates’ formula for Whole Body Health has proven to be a means to get one’s Back in Control. Anderson will take attendees through a soul searching reflection of their body, mind and spirit and send each participant home with concrete actions that, if used, will provide hope and healing to maximize their potential.
Who should attend? This course is ideal for Pilates and other movement teachers as well as Physiotherapists and other healthcare professionals who would like some insight into how Pilates might help them enhance their clinical practice.
Date: 17th November 2014
Time: 5:00pm prompt
Venue: The Radisson St Helens, Stillorgan
About Brent Anderson PhD, PT, OCS
A licensed physical therapist and orthopaedic certified specialist for more than 22 years, Brent is a leading authority in performing arts medicine and Pilates-evolved techniques for rehabilitation. He lectures widely at national and international symposia and consults with hospitals, universities, and rehabilitation and wellness companies throughout the world. In addition, he owns and operates Polestar Physical Therapy and Pilates Centre in Miami, FL, which serves as a model for the use of Pilates for rehabilitation.
Brent received his degree in Physical Therapy at University of California, San Francisco in 1989 and his PhD. in Physical Therapy at the University of Miami in 2005. His doctoral thesis explored the impact of Pilates rehabilitation on chronic low back pain using psycho-emotional wellness and quality of life measures. He is currently adjunct faculty at the University of Miami, Division of Physical Therapy. From his extensive background in rehabilitation and movement science, Brent has applied critical reasoning skills and supportive scientific research to Joseph Pilates’ revolutionary mind-body work. He also brings to the Polestar curriculum an investigation of the effects of psychology and energy systems on motor control and motor learning.