guest post: breathing again, lucia vergnano

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 …

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 …

journey back to dance #3: mental and physical preparation

A Journey Back to Dance #3: Preparation

It’s important to adhere both mental and physical preparation especially when returning back to dance and performing. There are quite a few ways to mentally and physically prepare for a journey back to dance. Whether you’ve taken a year or a week off, your body and mind will need the upmost care (and respect). Some key elements involve cross-training, ‘letting go’, and …

Simple Ways to Release Tension Everyday

Releasing tension is something we can work on everyday. It can also help bring a sense of calm and clear-headedness. Here are a few ways we can release tension. Have you actually noticed when you hold unnecessary tension? If so, it could be due to a number of reasons such as doing a task that’s difficult, recovering …