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5 Lessons You’ll Learn from the GYROTONIC® & GYROKINESIS® Certifications

Hello budding trainers! This one’s especially for you. While the GYROKINESIS® and GYROTONIC® Methods have been a part of my life for many years as both a student and practitioner, it’s the Final Certification that can really reiterate the work in a different light. As we develop our own way with learning how to teach …

7 mistakes that need attention when teaching the gyrotonic method

Honest Oversights When Learning How to Teach the GYROTONIC® Method

First of all, CONGRATULATIONS on your certification and welcome to the world of this unique movement method. For those learning to teach for the first time, especially the GYROTONIC® Method, you might feel like a fish out of water, and that’s normal! Whether you’re in your first week or first year here are some honest …

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The Movement Blog is Back! Here’s What We’ve Been Up To + What’s Coming Up Next

Hi Movers! We are back from our hiatus and are winding down in Lisbon, Portugal for a different change of pace. I’m excited to announce that I will begin teaching the GYROKINESIS® method at the ever-so charming Little Yoga Space in Baixa-Chiado from October 2017. Stay tuned for more details. However, if you’re looking for GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® classes …

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The Importance of Breathing & the GYROTONIC® Method by Lucia Vergnano (GUEST POST)

 Lucia Vergnano is a Dancer with Aterballetto Dance Company, a Mother, and a GYROTONIC® Trainer based in Reggio Emilia, Italy. Vergnano now contributes to an blog called Mamma, Mi Racconti (Italian for Mom, Tell Me). In this post, Vergnano shares her thoughts on breathing, the importance of oxygen, and how the GYROTONIC® Method helped her further understand this necessity. BREATHING AGAIN by Lucia Vergnano [Translated by …

The Movement Blog is Officially Global

Hi movers! My name is Rob; I’m Kindall’s partner and I’ve recently joined The Movement Blog team to help with the blog. I’m a bit of a geek who likes dance (watching and partaking) and I enjoy taking GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® classes in London as well as cooking and travelling as much as I can. I’ve …

dancing up the pacific northwest

A Mini Dance & Fitness Guide: the Pacific Northwest

Being in the States for Christmas and New Years for the first time in a while meant being able to visit family, friends, teachers and studios I know and love along the Pacific Northwest. After a very relaxing time in Los Angeles, it was time for an adventure to discover something new. This meant travelling (and dancing) for at …

how the gyrotonic and gyrokinesis methods can support your fitness goals

Health & Fitness Goals: How the Gyrotonic and Gyrokinesis Methods Can Support You in the New Year

As we move on towards another new year, here we go again with our resolutions and goals. According to sites like Statistic Brain and The Guardian, in 2015, people’s top ten resolutions included: losing weight, staying fit and healthy, and wanting to learn something new. In fact, 38%-47% of people set fitness and self-improvement related resolutions for the new year. The good news …

best new blogs in dance health and fitness

Best New Blogs in Dance, Health, and Fitness in 2016

Above: Mara Cimatoribus, founder and blogger of SHE-SMILES In no particular order – these new blog platforms are equally amazing, inspiring and necessary for dance, fitness, health, and wellbeing enthusiasts alike. One thing these blogs have in common is that all of the founders/creators/directors/bloggers took the initiative to use their experience and knowledge to create a fun, …

why i chose to train in the gyrokinesis method

Why I Chose to Train in the GYROKINESIS® Method

In 2010, I became a certified GYROTONIC® Trainer. I was also taking GYROKINESIS® classes during that time frame as it was a part of my dance curriculum at the LINES Ballet/ BFA program, however I chose the GYROTONIC® Method as my career backup. Over the years, while still practicing a bit at home and as a warmup before …

gyrotonic case study recruitment

Gyrotonic Case Study Recruitment #1

LOOKING FOR PARTICIPANTS WITH BACK, HIP, AND/OR KNEE PAIN FOR CASE STUDY Contact Kindall to participate or visit the Case Study Recruitment Page.  Back, hip, and knee pain are quite common and could be caused by factors such as Scoliosis, improper rehabilitation, or poor postural alignment. Learn how the GYROTONIC® method can help you decompress the joints, lengthen, realign, and much more. Certified GYROTONIC® trainers are qualified to deal …