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Adaptation to Aging: Modifying Sequences for Mature Movements

Blog Content // February 28, 2024

Introduction Paul Thrussell is a GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® instructor at The Carillon Miami Wellness Resort (formerly Canyon Ranch Hotel and Spa). Paul’s classes at The Carillon have been wildly popular, earning him a loyal following among the residents. Paul finds that his students are not only capable but eager to learn. To keep the sessions […]

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Valeria with Antonia and baby
From Birth to Breath: The GYROTONIC® Method and Postpartum Recovery

Blog Content // November 11, 2023

Pregnancy and motherhood, universal experiences that transcend borders, backgrounds, and challenges, are journeys filled with transformative moments, unique to each individual. The journey is unique for every individual. In this collective exploration, we delve into the postpartum experiences of Gyrotonic trainers and practitioners to gain valuable perspectives on the role The GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® Methods […]

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The GYROTONIC® Method and Neuroplasticity

Blog Content // November 03, 2023

Many thanks to GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® Master Trainer Angela Crowley, who wrote this article and gave her permission for us to share.  Introduction Neuroplasticity is an exciting, quickly expanding, and respected field of science and medicine, providing vast new applications to us as somatic therapists. The GYROTONIC EXPANSION SYSTEM® is uniquely conducive to positive neuroplastic […]

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Juliu Horvath on the Origins of the Ultima® XS

Blog Content // Education // Interviews // August 01, 2023

INSPIRATION I started on this project about thirty years ago. I had the idea to create the two equipment models [the Pulley Tower Combination Unit and GYROTONER®] together, but I tried, and I didn’t have the skill at that time. So, I tried all kinds of combinations, but nothing was good enough to be commercially […]

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Master Trainer Dana Gringas
Finding Possibilities: Teacher Training for the GYROKINESIS® Method in a Wheelchair

Blog Content // Interviews // July 19, 2023

Dana Gingras is a renowned choreographer, filmmaker, performer and a specialized GYROKINESIS® and GYROTONIC® Master Trainer. She is the Master Trainer for Liz Winklaar, a Gyrokinesis Level 1 Trainer. We asked her to share her experience working with Liz and adapting the material for her training and practice. You can read more about Liz, here. […]

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Awareness and Imagination: The GYROKINESIS® Method from a Wheelchair

Blog Content // Interviews // Testimonial // July 19, 2023

Liz Winkelaar is a Gyrokinesis Trainer, choreographer and dancer. She earned a Master’s degree in Canadian Studies at Carleton University, leading to an interest in Disability Art and Culture and to Propeller Dance. In addition to dancing in Propeller Dance’s company, she has taught outreach workshops for Propeller, assisted with the children’s program, and pioneered […]

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Overcoming Long-Haul Covid through the GYROKINESIS® Method

Blog Content // Testimonial // June 21, 2023

In 2020 we spoke with Master Trainer Miriam Barbosa about her traumatic experience of contracting Covid-19 in the early days of the pandemic. Coupled with pre-existing medical conditions, it was a harrowing time. However, Juliu Horvath, creator of the Gyrotonic and Gyrokinesis Methods, gave her a specific breathing protocol, to which she attributes much of […]

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A stroke victim using the GYROTONIC® Ultima XS
Finding the GYROTONIC® Method 10 Years After a Stroke

Blog Content // Interviews // Testimonial // June 07, 2023

Mark Hartman was an executive in the hotel development sector, an avid daily runner, and just about to retire when he had a stroke that left him debilitated on his left side. After years of working to improve, he found the Gyrotonic Method in Springfield, Missouri. The work has had such a positive impact on […]

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Igor Abba teaching the GYROTONIC® Method to a paraplegic man with a spinal cord injury
Paraplegic Spinal Cord Injuries and the GYROTONIC® Method

Blog Content // Interviews // April 05, 2023

Igor Abbà, a GYROTONIC®  Master Trainer, recently spoke with Cina Canada, Media Coordinator for GYROTONIC® International Headquarters, to discuss his work with paraplegic clients and how he uses the Gyrotonic and Gyrokinesis Methods to help them find peace with their spine. CINA: Tell me where you’re based, the name of your studio, the website address, and any kind […]

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Teaching the GYROTONIC® Method From a Wheelchair

Blog Content // Interviews // March 07, 2023

Lorenzo Spadafora is a GYROTONIC® Trainer with a spinal cord injury, practicing and teaching from a wheelchair. I first heard about him from his Master Trainer Igor Abba and was so inspired by their story that I asked to interview them both. Below is my talk with Lorenzo. Lorenzo: I’m in Pesaro in Marche region, […]

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