Gyrotonic expansion system is an outstanding system of equipment consisting of totally new exercises for musculature with the purpose of articulating and mobilizing the joints. Speaking about the gyrotonic system: the term "gyrotonic" comes from the combination of two Latin words: "gyro" which means circle or spiral and "tonic" which means "to invigorate" or "to tone".
Gyrotonic system is a unique expansion system based on fluid circular movements to exercise the human musculature while articulating the joints. According to the gyrotonic description, this system is known to have specific breathing patterns which are synchronized with certain exercises for stimulating the human nervous system and creating a particular invigorating and revitalizing flow of energy!
Thanks to the gyrotonic system the person is able to get a challenging way of exercising the body and benefit from the following improvements: articulation of spine and freeing the joints, release of body tension, development of profound core body strength, development of body alignment awareness, increase in flexibility and range of motion, improvement of blood circulation, reconditioning of the nervous system, development of coordination, creation of the balanced support system for the human skeleton, etc.
Now you are informed about the basic benefits of the gyrotonic system. But how does it work? The body is constantly supported by special equipment (it can be either in lying or sitting position) and the person moves through a number of rhythmical and low impact exercises which have been designed to gradually strengthen and stretch the musculature and improve the joints articulation. All this is known to build abdominal strength to enhance core stability and balance. Anyone can be a candidate for gyrotonic exercises. I mean any individual desiring to develop great strength and significant flexibility. According to the people's point of view, this system can truly support the joints in the range of motion and therefore, relieve possible joint pain.
Gyrotonic exercise system can be ideal for sportsmen, senior citizens, pregnant women and all other categories of population. Thus, athletes of all levels often use this system because its circular and water-like resistance technique informs the human body in a certain way, which makes physical performance almost automatic and rather easy. On the other hand, gyrotonic system has recently become an important option for senior people. This system provides them with gentle and low-resistance workout efficient for most of common ageing symptoms. Many senior individuals say that gyrotonic system is especially beneficial for alleviating pain in the neck, joint stiffness, arthritis, back pain, and lack of energy. After using the gyrotonic expansion system about 94% of people say they have a feeling of lightness and desire to live their life with greater ease! Another group of people who can benefit from gyrotonic expansion system is pregnant women who often suffer from swollen joints and back pain.