Gyrotonic Exercise Classes Portland ME

Local resource for gyrotonic exercise classes in Portland, ME. 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.

Portland Pilates
(207) 772-8950
49 Dartmouth St
Portland, ME
 
O D On Fitness
(207) 774-2348
15 Monument Sq
Portland, ME
 
The Yoga Center
(207) 774-9642
137 Preble St
Portland, ME
 
Willerson Thos E Chirprctr
(207) 874-2225
1385 Congress St
Portland, ME
 
Casco Bay Movers Dance Studio
(207) 871-1013
517 Forest Ave
Portland, ME
 
Full Circle Synergy School of Tai Chi Chuan
(207) 780-9581
500 Forest Ave
Portland, ME
 
Health Coaches Inc
(207) 774-4333
17 Free Street
Portland, ME
 
Anytime Fitness
(207) 772-8630
1364 Congress Street
Portland, ME
 
Work Out Loud
(207) 879-4595
388 Ludlow Street
Portland, ME
 
Maine Rock Gym Inc
(207) 780-6370
127 Marginal Way
Portland, ME
 

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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