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Gyrotonic® Method

New Motion Physical Therapy (NMPT) is a physical therapy clinic located on Bainbridge Island WA that is dedicated to rehabilitation achieved through the use of manual therapy, Pilates based exercises and various other treatment techniques.

Gyrotonic® exercise is a totally new and unique system that simultaneously stretches and strengthens the body with minimal effort, while increasing range of motion, enhancing strength, and developing coordination. The gentle, efficient exercises feel as if you are moving through water. When finished with a session, you have a sense of relaxation and strength, and a feeling of being taller. The word "Gyrotonic" comes from the word "Gyro" (meaning spiral or circle) and "Tonic" (to tone or invigorate).

The exercise promotes total freedom in movement and emphasizes multiple joint articulations. Gyrotonic®
motions are three-dimensional and circular, with your body supported by the equipment. The pulley system offers light traction and continuous resistance to decompress joints and strengthen connective tissues in and around the joints. The abdominal and core muscles are engaged to allow the spine to move in all directions, as it was designed to function.

The exercise can be performed at any level of health and fitness. Integrating breath with movement at varied speeds and intensities allow a cardiovascular- aerobic workout ranging from gentle to vigorous. Retraining your entire body system through mindful, purposeful movement provides for long-lasting results with changed habits and postures.


GYROTONIC® is a registered trademark of Gyrotonic Sales Corp. and are used with their permission.