Catherine Giannitto is the founder and director of Polestar Pilates Australia on Sydney’s northern beaches, which hosts both her studio and the headquarters of Polestar Education. She began Pilates after sustaining back injuries in a motor vehicle accident in 2000. She uses Pilates to alleviate an arthritic condition in her spine and understands first-hand the benefits of Pilates, particularly the improvement in posture, flexibility and strength.
Catherine has been 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 has a passion for working pre and postnatal ladies as she has two beautiful children to run around after.