GYROTONIC® blends Tai Chi, Kundalini yoga, dance, and
swimming moves. Yoga breathing is coordinated with movements that,
like Pilates, originate in the inner core. However, unlike linear
Pilates, the motions are 3-D circular, spiraling, arching, curling
and undulating. Here, core stabilization is derived from oppositional
The lengthening feature of GYROTONIC®, combined with the rotational
movements it employs, makes it a great tool for people with scoliosis
and disc herniations, by creating traction to aid in the elongation
and realignment of the spine. GYROTONIC® also is used by athletes
for sportsspecific training purposes, such as golf, tennis,
swimming, and dressage. The benefits of this training can be used
as a compliment to weight training and/or cardiovascular programs
for those seeking to increase their level of fitness.
The GYROTONIC® Pulley Tower Unit is a sculpted
wooden tower and bench with straps and pulleys. This exoticlooking
contraption can be viewed in detail at www.gyrotonic.com
Regular sessions on the sculpted wood PulleyTower
releases the joints, mobilizes the spine, tone the body and mind
while it reconditions the nervous systems and improves circulation.
GYROTONIC® is a superb sports specific training tool, an ideal
adjunct to Pilates practice, and an aid to enhance free, efficient
movement. GYROTONIC® promotes 3-D spiraling energizing
moves that benefit everyone, from teens to octogenarians.
Pilates Metro is one of the only studios on the east side
of Los Angeles to offer GYROTONIC® instruction.