Gentle Pilates

biocored class


BioCored combines sensory motor integration of the visual, vestibular, proprioceptive feedback and muscle activation to correct movement patterns that lead to pain and immobility. GentlePilates is the only provider of BiCored classes in Metro Detroit.

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Breast Cancer

Our Program encompasses all aspects of Pilates, from mat, to reformer, to BioCored. Research has shown that Pilates helps to reduce stress and anxiety, and regain strength and mobility to the areas most affected by surgery, radiation, and reconstruction.

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There are many reasons why people develop Fibromyalgia, but no one really knows. But we do know physical exercise is key to controlling ones pain. Pilates is a practice of moving, breathing, becoming stronger and more mobile!

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Dr. Ostalecki is the foremost developer of Pilates programs for individuals with fibromyalgia, and breast cancer. Because of her extensive broad background, she is able to bring a creative approach to Pilates that better benefits the individual person.

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Restorative Pilates

Restorative Pilates takes a therapeutic approach to the issues of chronic muscular tension, myofascial pain and stiffness. Our program gives the person finishing physical therapy after breast cancer or fibromyalgia tools to continue their recovery and maintain positive movement.

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Classes & Research

All classes emphasize movement re-education, designed to work every muscle in the body in an efficient, focused manner. The exercises are designed to align, lengthen, and strengthen the body. Classes are suitable for all levels and user friendly for those with health problems.

Pilates Sessions and Classes Offered


Private Pilates Sessions

Work one-on-one in a Private Pilates Session with a Certified Polestar Pilates Practitioner who will address and challenge you in your personal, physical, and wellness goals.

skype sessions

Skype Sessions with Dr. Ostalecki

If you have fibromyalgia/pain, Lyme’s disease, or are a breast cancer survivor get the answers you need to manage pain/fatigue and develop a Pilates program, specific to your needs.


Women’s Health Program

Our Women’s Health Program at Gentle Pilates offers specific individualized care in the areas of Post Natal, Breast Cancer Rehabilitation, Osteoporosis and Fibromyalgia.

Latest from the Blog


UnknownSharon Ostalecki, PhD and Martin Tamler, MD have been recognized by the Association of Academic Physiatrists.
Their study, “PILATES BASED EXERCISE FOR FIBROMYALGIA: MULTIPLE CASE REPORT” will be presented at the Association of Academic Physiatrists assembly.

Gentle Pilates in Novi MI
23915 Forest Park
Novi, MI 48374