Catherine Giannitto is the founder and director of Polestar Pilates Australia which hosts both the head quarters at her studio on Sydney’s northern beaches and Polestar Education nationally throughout Australia since 2002.
Catherine has over 18 years experience in the Pilates field and brings her 13yrs corporate and dance background knowledge to her repertoire. She now practices what she preaches, using Pilates to alleviate an arthritic condition in her spine. She understands first-hand the benefits of Pilates and how it can benefit your health in all areas, particularly the improvement in posture, flexibility and strength.
Catherine was responsible for Polestar Pilates Australia offering government accredited courses since 2006 and delivering their own Polestar accredited Certificate IV and Diploma qualifications since 2014. Catherine holds Diplomas of Sports Therapies, Diploma of Pilates and Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. She has presented both nationally and internationally within the Pilates arena and was an inaugural committee member of the Pilates Alliance of Australasia for over 9 years. She understands the importance on-going training and keeping up to date with the latest rehabilitative techniques. The Alliance aims to promote quality and integrity amongst instructors/studios encouraging safe and skilled implementation of the Pilates Method to the general public. She has a passion for working pre and post natal ladies as she has two beautiful children to run around after.