Pilates method

in general
Predominantly linear motion focusing on strength and stability of the trunk and spine.

focus
Focused on 'alignment'. The muscular, skeletal and nervous systems work together to improve movement patterns.

apparatus
System with coil springs which challenges the body in order to stabilize in each plane.

style of movement
limited number of repetitions. The more precise the execution, the fewer repeats are necessary for the improvement of movement patterns.

GYROTONIC® method

in general
3Dimensional circular motion aimed at efficiency, grace, strength and mobility.

focus
Focused on muscles, fascia, joints, spine, nervous system and energy balance.

apparatus
Weight and pulley system that provides the body with both support and resistance.

style of movement
Exercises with a continuous, flowing pattern. Rhythm, repetition and flow ensure a gradual and sustained improvement in breathing and movement patterns.

Both movement systems


Core stability and strong abdominal muscles.

Improves flexibility, neuromuscular coordination and balance.

specific breathing.

adjustable to the skill level of the practitioner.

Can be practised both with and without exercise equipment.

complementary to other activities such as cardio, dance, swimming, golf.

Injury prevention, improved performance, vitality, quality of life, moving with pleasure.