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You are commenting using your WordPress. However, this very important and effective maneuver can take quite a long time to perfect before introducing movement safely to the hypermobile crowd. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email. However, creating the sensation of internal traction for hypermobile people without hyperextending the knee or overstretching a capsule can be difficult for the beginner student to differentiate. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

Hypermobile people can learn to stabilize with movement from an experienced instructor using the Gyrotonic method. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your Facebook account. After an injury or altered mechanics narrowing needs to be re-learned. You are commenting using your Google account. Email required Address never made public. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here

We at elements disagree, people with hypermobility are drawn to the Gyrotonic method because it feels good and works through out ones range.

Stability with GYROTONIC(R) exercise | Justine @ Elements

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Email required Address never made public. In a non-injured healthy body narrowing occurs naturally before movement.

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Lengthen, Strengthen, Move, Justine. However, this very important and effective maneuver can take quite a long time to perfect before introducing movement safely to the hypermobile crowd. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here You are commenting using your Twitter account. Perhaps introduce arch and curl series facing the tower with resistance to help activate tone in the muscles or standing so the ligaments can stay elongated and the legs active to help maintain stability with movement, which is the ultimate goal.

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This last meeting was particularly inspiring.

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After an injury or altered mechanics narrowing needs to be re-learned. This too is an effective way of creating stability so that movement can still occur.

In general ssries people present with excessive or extreme range of movement. When done well the force goes right through the center of the bones through the heel, no pressure goes into the ligaments in the back of the knee. Begin with spinal motions on the yomework maintaining a narrowed pelvis or even cat back series from Gyrokinesis until the student understands the range they can tolerate without loosing the strength to narrow and maintain an elongated spine through out the movement.

We discussed how Gyrotonic exercise addresses Lumbar and Pelvic stability. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email. Combining the narrowing with the wrapping of the sacrum allows for the anterior sheath connecting to the pubic bone via external oblique, internal oblique and Transverse abdominusthe posterior diagonal sheath gluteus maximus and biceps femorisand the longitudinal sheath multifidus, deep layer of thoracolumbar fascia and long head of biceps femoris in to the sacrotuberous ligament to all support the low back and pelvis.

However, creating the sensation of internal traction for hypermobile people without hyperextending the knee or overstretching a capsule can be difficult for the beginner student to differentiate. It requires stabilizing the pelvis with all of the above Gyrotonic stabilizing principles with emphasis on a slow three second exhale allowing the stabilizers including the diaphragm to coordinate and initiate prior to movement.

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Several people with instability of the lumbar spine present with weak gluteal muscles as well as weak deep abdominal muscles, if the ligaments are physiologically over stretched and the muscles are weak there is very little support for the pelvis, SI joints and lumbar spine. Some of the final ideas we drew from our meeting were: These ideas have worked in our practice but we only have antidotal evidence. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: This site uses cookies.

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For more information on narrowing, please read my previous blog on the Transversus abdominis. In form closure the bones of the sacrum fit into the bones of the ilium to create stability and in force closure the muscles, fascia and ligaments that connect to and over the ilium and sacrum create force on the sacrum into the pelvis.

What we all agree on is that the body is an amazing creation with biodynamic, energetic and anatomical interrelationships that science has only begin to discover not to mention that 2 hours and a few emails just touch the surface of the benefits of the Gyrotonic method for people with hypermobility.

Justine Elements Thoughts on health, fitness, and living a balanced life. It was debatable if the benefits of moving the fascia, viscera and muscles through the arch gyrotonid curl series seated on the handle unit out weight the risk of increasing range in the spine is even warranted in this population.