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The Best Kept Secret in Exercise Methods

Gyrotonic-Equipment-258x300Gyrotonic and Gyrokenisis are coming to the Sammamish Club.  And just what are Gyrotonic and Gyrokenisis you may ask?  They are part of the best kept secret in exercise methods known as the Gyrotonic Expansion System.  “The GYROTONIC EXPANSION SYSTEM® is a unique system of equipment and exercise that incorporates movement principles from yoga, dance, gymnastics, swimming and tai-chi. Created by Juliu Horvath, this system stretches and strengthens muscles, while simultaneously stimulating and strengthening connective tissues in and around the joints of the body. The uniqueness of the System is that it simultaneously stretches and strengthens the body with minimal effort, while increasing range of motion and developing coordination. Exercises, synchronized with corresponding breathing patterns, enhance aerobic and cardiovascular stimulation and promote neuromuscular rejuvenation.”  Gyrokenisis is the group class form of the exercise, while Gyrotonics is practiced individually on equipment like the Gyrotonic Tower shown above.



Need a New Group Workout? Check out Rizzmic!

rizzmic jump

Have your workouts grown tiresome and monotonous?  Do you need something to put a little more fun into your exercise routine?  We suggest you give Rizzmic a try.

Rizzmic is a group fitness program that pairs authentic dance style with the most beloved music from the last century of American culture.  It seamlessly blends fitness with truly stylized dance, hitting each big craze on the map; from Disco and Country, to Hip Hop and Jazz!  Rizzmic uses the most popular dance styles in virtually every genre from the 1920’s to now, bringing a massive variety of movement into a focused American theme.


Sammammish Club Member Spotlight: Jason Arefi

image002Sammamish Club member Jason Arefi enjoys life.  Spend a few moments with him and this becomes fairly evident… from his great stories and observations to his jokes and infectious laugh.  For the last 12 years, the Sammamish Club has played a small part in Jason’s enjoyment of life.