GYROTONIC EXPANSION SYSTEM® is a holistic movement concept that sees the body as a unit.
A GYROTONIC® Personal Training lasts 1 hour. In these 60 minutes, the trainer's attention is with you. Already after 10 hours you can train alone, in a duo or in a trio on the equipment. In addition, you can use what you have learned in other forms of training such as GYROKINESIS® courses, Yoga, Pilates oder Qigong and effectively implement for you. GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® Method were developped by Juliu Horvath, a gymnast, ballet dancer and swimmer. As injuries and pain severely limited his physical capabilities, he began to seek healing in eastern healing arts such as Yoga, Tai Chi and Acupuncture. (more)
These studies, his intensive practice and deep personal experiences led to the creation and development of an original system. Today, people of all ages and lifestyles benefit from this system: as therapy, for fitness or relaxation.
Three-dimensional motion sequences are synchronized with a corresponding breathing pattern and executed rhythmically.
Special attention is given to increase the functional capacity of the spine. This leads to the development of flexibility and strength to an organic rejuvenation, increased vitality and dynamism.
The GYROTONIC EXPANSION SYSTEM® uses specific equipment designed around the human body. It works with multiple joints, under minimal axial load, thus expanding the limit of movement.
Power, flexibility and coordination are developed simultaneously.
GYROKINESIS® Methodsystematically and gently trains the joints and muscles through rhythmic and billowing exercises. Through flowing movement with corresponding breath, the exercise will softly and harmoniously be connected and experienced like a dance. Each of the exercise series allows an individual increase in range of motion, intensity and speed. It is particularly important that the body can build up strength and flexibility without discomfort from within, which is ensured by constantly repeating the various movements. The movement patterns are designed to optimally stimulate the energy and provide flexibility and symmetry in the movement. (more)
Sitting on a low stool self-massage will awaken the senses and relax stiffened body parts. Subsequently, the nervous system will be stimulated by rhythmic breathing. This naturally move the energies in the body and helps to overcome listlessness and heaviness, a sense of well-being grows before the beginning of the central movement series. Now the whole body is trained by seven natural back movements. As muscle tone and body awareness increase, advanced exercises are performed on the floor or upright.
GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® Method effectively release the body's own healing powers and thus achieve a speedy recovery. The methods are used successfully in physiotherapy and rehabilitation worldwide for a variety of ailments and injuries. These include, for example:
Diseases of the spine (scoliosis, ankylosing spondylitis, disc damage)
Muscular disbalance (Tendomyosis)
Meniscus and ligament injuries
Functional movement blocks
Sports and dancing
The nervous system invigorate. This achieves coordination, balance, strength and dexterity. Advanced exercises increase endurance, speed, accuracy of movement and help to grace. The ability to transfer power through the body creates freedom of expression, an important qualification also for actors. The method allows the moving persons in a healthy way to develop their highest potential, according to their body condition. With regular GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® Training many dancers and athletes have extended their careers for years.
Opinion of doctors and clients (more)
Dr. Christian Larsen is a doctor for sports medicine and non-surgical orthopaedics and founder of Spiraldynamik; Zurich, Switzerland.
He sees White Cloud (GYROTONIC Training) as an intelligent kind of fitness.
"In GYROTONIC Training the combination of power development, flexibility and endurance is ideal, I do not have to do three sports in a row to be fit, no cycling, stretching and finally strength training. GYROTONIC Training alone is enough, it is more efficient and saves time. That's important to me."
Dr. Ubaldo Garagiola Surgeon, Sports Medicine; Milan, Italy
"Anyone who devotes himself to practicing a sport, dance, or any other activity that requires exercise can benefit from this method and ultimately rejoice in rediscovering his/her own possibilities of mobility. The awareness of one's own body and abilities is the first step to recognize our individuality, strengthen our faith in ourselves and avoid the risk of alienation that we face today on a daily basis.
"In hip osteoarthritis and osteoporosis, after 6 months of GYROTONIC Training eI feel a clear improvement: less pain and greater mobility, the individual, intensive care I experience as effective and soothing. I appreciate a lot the alternation between accompanied and independent practice and the daily homework!"
U. Schmidt, 67 years
"I have been using Flavia for 9 years to practice GYROTONIC Method (sometimes combined with Body Rolling and Foot Fitness) and now feel like straightened out. "The long-standing, often very painful shoulder blockages have completely disappeared.The new studio is wonderful: beautifully cut, quiet bright and airy."
"The GYROTONIC Training with Flavia helped me to regain control of my back pain and is a blessing for the whole body, so I have been here for several years now and I become an avid yoga participant at Body Works Cologne and above all I appreciate the competent, very nice and personal approach."
C.Czybulka, 44 years
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