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.

Wholeheart Yoga Center
(207) 871-8274
150 Saint John St
Portland, ME
 
Work Out Loud
(207) 879-4595
388 Ludlow Street
Portland, ME
 
Maine Rock Gym
(207) 780-6370
127 Marginal Way
Portland, ME
 
Bay Club
(207) 772-5444
1 City Ctr Stop 7
Portland, ME
 
Casco Bay Movers Dance Studio
(207) 871-1013
517 Forest Ave
Portland, ME
 
Bally Total Fitness
(207) 828-9900
275 Marginal Way
Portland, ME
 
Maine Freeze Womans Football Team
(207) 774-2090
185 Lancaster St
Portland, ME
 
Full Circle Synergy School of Tai Chi Chuan
(207) 780-9581
500 Forest Ave
Portland, ME
 
Body Architect the
(207) 774-2196
34 Romasco Ln
Portland, ME
 
Planet Fitness
(207) 879-2200
145 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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