32 Cross St, Brookvale NSW 2100

Polestar Pilates Studio

Pilates Instructor Courses Australia

Learn from global leaders in Pilates teacher training.

Teacher Training & Instructor Courses

Polestar Pilates is an international authority in Pilates instructor courses and teacher training. Our focus is on whole body wellness, healing through movement, and the mind-body connection. We are best-known for our holistic and science-based approach to functional movement that leads to complete mastery of body and mind.

Polestar Pilates Instructor Courses are dedicated to training highly skilled teachers, well-known and respected for their skills industry-wide. Teachers that are confident in their ability to assess and resolve faulty movement patterns in all body types and levels of ability; from the injured to the dancer, from the elderly to the high-performance athlete.

Now there a number of ways you can train to become a world-class Pilates teacher with Polestar. Completing your accreditation in stages is a great option if you’re a busy mum or working, with little time on your hands. If you want to add Pilates to your current repertoire, or walk away a fully accredited Pilates teacher, choose from the following courses by Polestar Pilates:

Complete Matwork Series

The Complete Matwork Series trains you to teach group mat classes with total confidence. Resolve faulty movement patterns with Pilates-based interventions on the mat.

Ultimate Reformer Series

The Ultimate Reformer Certification has been designed with all movement specialists in mind from physical therapists to personal trainers and group instructors

The Studio Rehab Series

The Studio & Rehab Series is about how to assess your client and restore functional movement based on all the studio equipment designed by Joseph Pilates. It’s the most in-depth of the 3 courses, going into exercise prescription for all ages and levels of ability with the widest range of equipment.

Pilates Continuing Education

Continuing Education to build the expertise, confidence and abilities of Polestar Pilates Teachers.

Who we are

Polestar Pilates Australia is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) under the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF). Polestar teacher training and certification courses are Government accredited. Our courses run throughout the year in capital cities all over Australia.

Polestar Pilates training and certification courses are also approved by the Pilates Alliance of Australasia (PAA), the peak industry body for the Pilates industry, dedicated to ensuring the highest standards of teaching and latest best practices are upheld.

​​Decide on the type of qualification that best suits the Pilates career you wish to pursue, and the time you can commit to study. If you want to teach full-time and work with private clients across in a studio setting, then Diploma-level training is the way to go. Reputable studios and gyms typically seek fully accredited teachers.

The highest standard for Pilates accreditation is the Polestar Pilates Studio & Rehabilitation Diploma (10828NAT). The Diploma empowers you to teach and train all levels of clients using the full range of Pilates equipment.

Polestar Australia

Meet Cat Giannitto, the owner of Polestar Pilates Australia, and a force to be reckoned with in the Pilates industry for over two decades. Cat's journey in Pilates started when she sought relief from spinal arthritis (and the corporate world). What started as a personal healing journey turned into a lifelong passion, leading her to become a Pilates teacher, international presenter, and studio owner.

Cat is committed to maintaining the highest standards in Pilates teaching and training. She's the licensee for Polestar Education Australia, one of the world's best recognised and respected providers of Pilates teacher training. 

Polestar isn't just a Pilates studio, it's more like a wellness hub, with an ever-expanding list of holistic services including, massage, physiotherapy, nutrition advice, an infrared sauna (plus ice bath coming soon). Cat is all about personal attention and fostering a nurturing environment for her teachers and members alike.

Cat's expertise is well-recognised. She's not only presented at national and international Pilates conferences, but also served nine years on the Pilates Alliance of Australasia committee, further cementing her status as a pioneer in the Pilates community. Cat's most recent award is for Pilates Professional of the Year 2023 awarded by AUSactive.

With diplomas in Pilates, Sports Therapies, and Training and Assessment, Catherine continually updates her knowledge and skills, ensuring she, her team, educators and mentors all stay at the forefront of Pilates and rehabilitation techniques. Her story is one of transformation, dedication, and a relentless pursuit of excellence in the Pilates industry.

Australian owner Cat Gianintto with Polestar international founder: Brent Anderson