Exercising during pregnancy can be quite challenging. Many forms of exercise can be jarring or have a lot of impact, or may just be too strenuous or awkward to manage with the added weight and volumn of a growing baby along with the softening of the ligaments inherent in the pregnancy process.
GYROTONIC® machines support and aid the body safely throughout a pregnancy, and give the pregnant woman much insight into the possibilities of her body and her ability to actively use breath to strengthen herself. The movements in this system are fluid and easy to learn, also offering a routine that can be practiced at home to hone and deepen the skills integrated into the workouts.
These sequences help ease lower back pain and can aid in deepening the connection with one’s own body and the baby within. After pregnancy and delivery the body has gone through such an ordeal it is absolutely necessary to move and once again create balance within its many systems.
There can be splits in the abdominal wall that need to be and can be mended as well as excessive tension in the hips, legs, shoulders, chest, and back. GYROTONIC® movement offers lengthening, strengthening, and re-balancing through the pre- and post-natal year in a fluid and very enjoyable manner