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Spiral Motion Studio was born in 2014 from the Love and Passion that I have for the GYROTONIC® & GYROKINESIS®  methods. For me, these methods embodies the best approach to movement; they are gentle and tough at the same time, pleasant for your body and intense for your mind.

 

My team and I teach only the original methods created by Juliu Horvath with all his principles and philosophy. Each hour is a new, joyful experience, fun for all our students - and the teachers! Our classes are tailored individually to our clients depending on their needs, from basic to advanced levels.

 

This is a Boutique Studio, it is the only fully equipped Gyrotonic Studio in Sydney. Clients are able to experience a taste and their benefits from all the 5 pieces of equipment designed by Juliu Horvath. It is a comfortable, cosy place, with a serene and happy atmosphere. We have attempted to create a community environment inside the Studio, as for us this is more than a job. Come and visit us to learn more. 

The GYROTONIC® method is an original, and unique movement practice which has roots

in Yoga, Tai Chi, and dance. GYROTONIC® exercise sequences are composed of spiraling,
circular movements, which flow together seamlessly in rhythmic repetitions, with
corresponding breath patterns and they are performed on custom-designed Gyrotonic equipment.

The GYROKINESIS® method is a movement method that gently works the entire body,
opening energy pathways, stimulating the nervous system, increasing range of motion, and creating functional strength through rhythmic, flowing movement sequences and
are performed on a chair, mat and standing. GYROKINESIS® classes are 60-90 minutes long.

GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® classes can be adapted to fit anyone’s ability.
The methods are practiced by people with all different backgrounds, including

accomplished athletes and dancers, college students, baby boomers, senior citizens, and people with disabilities.

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Teachers

Teachers

Erika Parisi
Master Trainer
& Director
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Ayu Izuho
Pre-Trainer

Erika comes from a dance and rhythmic gymnastics  background, and after an injury in 2004 she discovered the Gyrotonic method. This allowed her to continue her professional dance career.

In 2009 she commenced her training at the prestigious White Cloud Studio in Rome. She has permanently relocated to Sydney since 2012.
To expand her ever increasing experience in the field of Gyrotonic

& Gyrokinesis methods Erika travels frequently overseas to remain up to date in the latest methods.

In 2018 she became a Master Trainer in the Gyrokinesis method and in 2019 she also became Master Trainer in the Gyrotonic method. Teacher training is a big part of her job today, educating new trainers to become great teachers is her passion.

"I do believe that the Gyrotonic and Gyrokinesis methods should be fun, and I always seek to incorporate laughter and smiles in the studio during my classes, creating a comfortable and familiar environment."

Certifications and trainings:

  • GYROTONIC® MASTER TRAINER;            Authorised PRE-TRANIER; Level 1 & 2 Trainer.

  • GYROTONIC® Principles in the Contest of Osteopathy.

  • GYROTONIC® Applications for the Pelvic Girdle

  • GYROTONIC® Applications for Scoliosis

  • GYROTONIC® Applications for the Shoulder Girdle

  • GYROKINESIS® MASTER TRAINER; Authorised PRE-TRANIER; Level 1 & 2 Trainer.

  • GYROKINESIS® Cardiovascular Breathing Course MASTER TRAINER.

  • GYROKINESIS® Rejuvenation Course, Level 2 Course, Breathing Course with Juliu Horvath.

 

GYROTONIC® Specialized Equipment:

  • JUMPING-STRETCHING BOARD MASTER TRAINER

  • GYROTONER® MASTER TRAINER

  • LEG EXTENSION UNIT

  • ARCHWAY™

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Sandy Smuskowitz
Trainer

Sandy originally studied fashion and spent a number of years in the fashion industry.
After having her second child Sandy experienced severe back pain and was advised to take up Pilates. Sandy has been practicing Pilates since 2004 and 2015 became a certified Pilates instructor. Sandy is inspired to help improve clients health through mobility and movement and impart the knowledge and wisdom gained by her over her Pilates journey.
Sandy has a Certificate IV Pilates Matwork as well as a Diploma in Studio Pilates from Pilates ITC in Australia. She is currently training as GYROTONIC Instructor to further help her clients reach their goals and maintain and improve their strength and mobility.
In her spare time Sandy likes to exercise and travel and loves spending time with family and friends.

Certification and training:

  • GYROTONIC® Level 1 Trainer.

Ayu has been practicing GYROTONIC since 2014. She discovered the GYROTONIC method through her Pilates training course in Los Angeles. After attending Core-intelligence and Pilates leadership concepts curriculum by Marie-Jose Blom/Long beach dance conditioning she started her journey to deepen her practice of the GYROTONIC expansion system and GYROKINESIS. As full-time cabin crew, Ayu was fortunate in being able to travel the world. This also allowed her to learn from various master trainers from all over the world, who shared with her their deep knowledge and understanding of the GYROTONIC and GYROKINESIS exercises. Today Ayu is fully dedicated to her passion for both methods as a full time teacher.

"Every moment is being in motion; moving your own body with deep breathing and harmony has become essential for me. When I do so I feel I can generate energy within myself, all movements become smooth and this gives me bright energy and makes me smile".

Certifications and training: 

  • GYROTONIC® Authorised PRE-TRAINER

  • GYROTONIC® Level 1 & 2 trainer.

  • GYROTONIC® Applications for the Pelvic Girdle

  • GYROTONIC® Applications for Scoliosis

  • GYROTONIC® Applications for the Shoulder Girdle

  • GYROKINESIS® Level 1 & 2

  • GYROKINESIS® Rejuvenation Course, Breathing Course with Juliu Horvath.

  • GYROKINESIS® Beginner Level 2 Course.

  • GYROKINESIS® Cardiovascular Breathing Course.

GYROTONIC® Specialized Equipment:

  • JUMPING-STRETCHING BOARD

  • GYROTONER®

  • LEG EXTENSION UNIT

  • ARCHWAY™

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Jung Min Kim
Trainer

Min is coming from a dance background. She has been a pilates teacher for many years before approaching the Gyrotonic and Gyrokinesis methods. She is passionate and willing to share her knowledge with her students. 

Certifications and training: 

  • GYROTONIC® Level 1 & 2

  • GYROTONIC® Applications for the Pelvic Girdle

  • GYROTONIC® Applications for Scoliosis

  • GYROTONIC® Applications for the Shoulder Girdle

  • GYROTONIC® Psoas Principles

  • GYROTONIC® Application for dancers

  • GYROKINESIS® Level 1, Cardiovascular Breathing 1.

GYROTONIC® Specialized Equipment:

  • JUMPING-STRETCHING BOARD

  • GYROTONER®

  • LEG EXTENSION UNIT

  • ARCHWAY™

Contact

Contact Us

Spiral Motion Studio

Suite 111/120 Bourke Street

Woolloomooloo, NSW 2011

Sydney

+61 452 588 420

spiralmotionstudio@gmail.com

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