Edinburgh Body Tonic ~ Fitness Instruction
Improve your core strength, sculpt and tone your body and enhance your well-being with the GYROTONIC ® health and fitness system. The Gyrotonic method was developed in America and has evolved to provide the ultimate body conditioning experience. Edinburgh Body Tonic offers one-to-one Gyrotonic sessions to clients of all backgrounds and abilities.
Working with an accredited instructor, you’ll perform a range of fluid movements on a specially designed machine to tone, stretch, strengthen and align every part of your body. The system derived from yoga, swimming, ballet, tai chi and gymnastics and can be tailored to meet the needs of all individuals, from those using it for general fitness and conditioning to professional dancers and athletes, as well as those who need a more therapeutic application because of injury or illness.
What are the benefits?
• Develops deep muscle control whilst increasing range of movement
• Creates long, lean muscle tone
• Can be very effective as part of a weight-loss programme
• Improves posture, which in turn leads to increased confidence and well-being
• Aids relaxation through the fluid circular movements and deep breathing patterns
• Promotes alignment and symmetry of the joints, essential for injury prevention
What exactly is it?
Gyrotonic exercise combines aspects of yoga, swimming, ballet, tai chi and gymnastics in a complete body conditioning class that is taught on The Gyrotonic Expansion System.
What to Expect
This peaceful studio space provides a sanctuary where you can come and spend an hour on yourself and your body. We firmly believe that to gain the most from our bodies, exercise should be a pleasure and not a chore.
Rhona Maclean is the founder of Edinburgh Body Tonic and a certified GYROTONIC ® instructor. Originally from the Highlands of Scotland, Rhona is a trained ballet dancer who studied at Ballet West and graduated in 2001.
Frequently Asked Questions
The Gyrotonic system is a type of exercise with deep body conditioning effects. Working with an accredited instructor, you’ll carry out a range of fluid movements on a specially designed machine to tone, stretch, strengthen and align every part of your body.