Gyrotonic Exercise Classes Champaign IL

Local resource for gyrotonic exercise classes in Champaign, IL. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to gyrotonic exercise classes, pilates classes, yoga classes, and dance classes, as well as advice and content on gyrotonic exercise, pilates, yoga, and exercise and fitness.

Herbally Yours Health Products
(217) 398-2433
308 N 1st St
Champaign, IL
 
McKinley Family YMCA
(217) 356-2597
500 W Church St
Champaign, IL
 
Cuts Fitness For Men
(217) 352-1200
2819 W Kirby Ave
Champaign, IL
 
Curves Champaign-South/Savoy
2227 S. Neil St.
Champaign, IL
 
Yang Yangs Taiji and Qigong Center
(217) 351-9388
1408 Mayfair Rd
Champaign, IL
 
Refinery
(217) 355-4444
2302 W John St
Champaign, IL
 
Fitness Center
(217) 356-1616
2508 Galen Dr
Champaign, IL
 
The Body Stores Quest
(217) 352-0207
505 S Mattis Ave
Champaign, IL
 
Cunningham Childrens Home
(217) 367-6667
Recreation Center
Champaign, IL
 
Healing Place the
(217) 355-0882
704 W John St
Champaign, IL
 

Continuing Ed: Gyrotonic

The graceful Gyrotonic exercises are often compared to yoga and tai chi. Image courtesy of Kinespirit . By Nicole Rogers

For Pilates instructors looking to branch out into another movement method—or add variety to their studio offerings—the GYROTONIC EXPANSION SYSTEM® has become a popular choice. If you have yet to try it or are curious about learning more, read on.

Gyrotonic is a method of movement and an exercise system developed starting in the 1980s by Juliu Horvath. As with so many types of movement work, Gyrotonic was invented as a way to heal its founder’s own injuries. As a dancer, Horvath herniated three discs and suffered knee, shoulder and ankle injuries. He tried to rehab himself using Hatha yoga, which he felt injured him further. It was at this point that Horvath invented Gyrotonic intuitively by following what he refers to as “internal movement.” His pain diminished, and he lives a healthy, relatively pain-free life today.

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