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A GYROTONIC® Master Trainer’s Perspective on Training with Olympic Runners

Blog Content // Testimonial // Tips for Trainers // December 21, 2021

Gyrotonic Master Trainer, Erika Parisi, has first-hand experience with and insights into working with athletes. She comes from a dance background and began working with Olympic runner Steven Solomon nearly two years before the 2021 games in Tokyo. She shares her approach to working at this level with a professional runner and how other athletes […]

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How to Use Virtual Teaching to Serve Your Clients in New Ways and Build Your Business

Blog Content // Tips for Trainers // June 01, 2020

  By Dawn Strom, GYROTONIC®  and GYROTONIC® Master Trainer and Movement Therapy Coach Virtual instruction is quickly becoming a new and easy way to connect with clients when you can’t meet in person. It provides a variety of benefits, including location freedom, opportunities to reach an international community and support your in-person clients in new […]

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Tips For Trainers, By Trainers: Working With Clients Who Have Suffered PTSD

Blog Content // Tips for Trainers // August 02, 2017

By Holle Knowles, GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® Trainer and Pre-Trainer http://holleknowles.com/ As GYROTONIC® instructors, we have the privilege of becoming a trusted member of our client’s wellness support system. Along with the other professionals on their teams—therapists, doctors, counselors— we get to share in helping individuals create a fuller life. One of the values that we […]

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Tips For Trainers, By Trainers: GYROTONIC® Modifications For Someone With Osteoporosis

Blog Content // Tips for Trainers // May 01, 2017

By Dr. Justine Bernard – Physical Therapist and GYROTONIC® Master Trainer There is a lot of fear surrounding the diagnosis of osteoporosis: porous bones, and, yes, the very real risk of fracturing a bone (which doubles with an osteoporosis diagnosis). This is why the exercise modification for someone diagnosed with osteoporosis is generally to avoid […]

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How To Become A GYROTONIC® or GYROKINESIS® Trainer

Blog Content // Education // Tips for Trainers // July 08, 2016

The GYROTONIC EXPANSION SYSTEM® is comprised of two methods: 1. The GYROTONIC® Method, which is practiced on specialized equipment. 2. The GYROKINESIS® Method, which is practiced on a chair and/or mat on the floor, without equipment. Often, a person who has been taking classes in either method will experience life-changing results and want to share […]

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Tips For Trainers, By Trainers: Working With Kids

Blog Content // Tips for Trainers // March 09, 2016

Not everyone is able to work with kids. You need to have a certain comfort level, or still be a kid at heart.

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Tips For Trainers, By Trainers: Working With Seniors

Blog Content // Tips for Trainers // March 06, 2016

We talked with some trainers in our community who shared how older adults can safely participate in well-designed and carefully supervised GYROKINESIS® and GYROTONIC® programs to maintain their health and boost their enthusiasm and energy. Diane Israel – “Working With Our Elders” GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® Trainer Boulder, Colorado USA Mariarosa Guglielmi GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® Master […]

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Tips For Trainers, By Trainers: Creating a Successful Studio

Blog Content // Tips for Trainers // September 08, 2015

Have you considered opening your own studio? Or, do you currently own and manage a studio? The variables involved can be exciting and also overwhelming. So, we’ve asked a few successful studio owners for tips on how they approach such a venture.

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Tips for Trainers, By Trainers: Teaching Group Classes

Blog Content // Tips for Trainers // August 06, 2015

If you are an trainer of the GYROTONIC® and/or the GYROKINESIS® Methods you know that teaching a group class can be challenging, especially when you have students with varying degrees of ability.

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Basic Social Media Tips For Studios and Trainers

Blog Content // Tips for Trainers // July 10, 2015

If you are not already using some sort of social media tool it’s time to get on board. I know, who has the time, right? Well, this is one time commitment that has become a necessity for small businesses. People connect online, find businesses and services online, look for places to go and things to […]

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