About Dr. Ostalecki

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 Certifications

Polestar Pilates, Matt
Certified Pilates Instructor, Pilates Method Alliance, PMA-CPT, 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
Specialty Courses

Osteoporosis

Sarah Meeks, Level 1 Certification
Thera-Pilates for Osteoporosis, Sherri R. Betz, PT, PMA®-CPT
Stott, Osteoporosis Workshop

Cancer Rehabilitation

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

Adult CPR/AED certified
Anatomy 3-­‐D
Stott, Injuries and Special Population, (ISP)
Brain Gym, Balance For Daily Life

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

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.

Books

“Fibromyalgia: The Complete Guide from Medical Experts and Patients” (Jones & Bartlett, 2008)
“100 Questions & Answers About Fibromyalgia” (Jones & Bartlett, 2009)
“Fibromyalgia: Benefits of Regular Exercise” (Helping Our Pain & Exhaustion) (2012)

Documentaries

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