We are located within The Movement Lab, but are a special piece of it that solely focused on the GYROTONIC EXPANSION SYSTEM®. As one of the fastest growing exercise forms, Gyrotonic methods are taught Worldwide by over 7,800 certified instructors in 52 countries. In our studio, you will find passionate and well-trained Gyrotonic and GYROKINESIS instructors. We are deeply committed to bringing this amazing movement technique to Orange County and providing the best possible experience for our clients. All Gyrotonic Laguna Beach teachers are Certified and Licensed by Gyrotonic headquarters, and actively continue their Gyrotonic education, as well as expand on their own personal work. We offer private sessions (single or duet), as well as workshops and intensives. In addition, we are committed to expanding the Gyrotonic community in, and around, the Southwest through our teacher training program headed by Rich O’Connor, studio owner & Specialized Gytrotonic & Gyrokinesis Master Trainer. See the Schedule and Trainings & Workshops for more information!
Pilates is not just about core power, but core integration. Benefits of a regular practice can include improved posture, elongated musculature, and deep, functional strength. At The Movement Lab instruction is based on the teachings of Marie Jose Blom, with a unique attention to movement quality, preparatory exercises, and modifications which allow the Pilates method to be appropriate for many different body types and abilities. Pilates is a universal movement system – it can improve everyone’s quality of life.
The Movement Lab offers a fully equipped Pilates Studio, including the Reformer, Cadillac, and Wunda Chair. All instructors have comprehensive training on all apparatus and mat work. With a focus on balancing the core connection while improving overall alignment makes Pilates a great movement practice. Our instructors create Pilates conditioning programs that are both safe and effective, helping you unlock your potential.
Natural movement promotes healthy strength and functionality in a way that is sustainable and scalable. Learn to move your body through space by using various crawling, climbing, balance and strength exercises mindfully and with intention. Humans are generalists when it comes to movement skills and over specification leads to imbalance and overuse. By building all of our abilities, we can become better at what nature has intended for us.
The Lymphatic system is one of the most powerful systems in your body that is rarely heard about, let alone cared for. The Lymphatic system. You might be surprised to discover healthcare providers get very little education about the lymphatic system’s role in poor health.