Dr. Sharon Ostalecki

Dr. Sharon Ostalecki  has both academic and professional experience that sets her apart from many other instructors. Below you will find a list of Dr. Ostalecki’s professional and academic qualifications.

Pilates Certification

  • Certified Polestar Pilates Rehabilitation Instructor, 2015
  • Certified Pilates Instructor,  Pilates Method Alliance, PMA-CPT, 2014
  • Certified Polestar Gateway Matt Instructor, 2014
  • Stott Pilates Matt, Beginning and Intermediate
  • Stott Pilates Reformer, Beginning and Intermediate
  • Stott Pilates, Chair
  • Balanced Body Cadillac, Beginning and Intermediate
  • Balanced Body, BARRE Certified
  • Pre-Post Natal,  The Center For Women’s Fitness

Specialty Courses


  • Bone Fit-Too Fit To Fracture, Certification
  • Sarah Meeks, Level 1 Certification
  • Thera-Pilates for Osteoporosis, Sherri R. Betz, PT, PMA®-CPT
  • Stott, Osteoporosis Workshop
  • FAMI, Functional Anatomy Movement and Injuries  2018

Cancer Rehabilitation

  • ACSM/ACS Cancer Certified Exercise Trainer
  • Pink Ribbon Program, Rehabilitative Breast Cancer Exercise Specialist

Additional Certification

  • MELT Hand and Foot Instructor
  • Second Degree Reiki Master Teacher
  • Merrithew Fascial Movement
  • Adult CPR/AED certification
  • Injuries and Special Population, (ISP)
  • Brain Gym, Balance For Daily Life
  • Arcus- Beginning and Advanced

Graduate Studies

  • Bachelor’s of Science Degree, Eastern Michigan University
  • Master’s Degree in Physics, Eastern Michigan University
  • Ph.D. in Nutrition, Wayne State University

Post-Graduate Studies

  • Certified Integrative Health Coach, 2012. Dept. of Integrative Medicine, Duke University Medical Center
  • Certified Intrinsic Coach, 2011
  • Mindfulness Meditation Instructor, 2012. Dept. of Integrative Medicine, Duke University Medical Center
  • Licensed Facilitator, Am I Hungry Workshop, 2012
  • Certificate, Food As Medicine Program, 2012. Center for Mind-Body Medicine
  • Certificate, Food As Medicine Program, 2013. Center for Mind-Body Medicine
  • Chronic Disease Self Management Program, 2009. Stanford School of Medicine
  • Chronic Pain Self Management Program, 2008. Stanford School of Medicine
  • Clinical nutritionist in private practice for 12 years
  • International speaker on Fibromyalgia and Integrative Medicine for 15 years
  • Michigan educator for 20 years

Community Involvement

  • Speaker and Pilates Instructor: Gilda’s House, Royal Oak, MI.
  • American Bone Health,  speaker
  • Advisory Committee on Pain and Symptom Management (ACPSM), Lansing, MI
  • Subcommittee member of the Governor’s web site on health awareness, Lansing, MI
  • American Pain Foundation Action Network, Michigan State Leader
  • National Institute of Health-Council of Public Representative (COPR) Associates Member Program.
  • Facilitator: Fibromyalgia Support Group- William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI
  • Facilitator: Fibromyalgia Support Group- Farmington Hills, MI.



  • “Fibromyalgia: Fitting the Pieces Together” (Mort Crim Communications, Inc., 2009)
  • “Living with Fibromyalgia” (M-1 Studios, Inc., 2012)