The Garuda Method
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Garuda takes its name from an Indian mythological sacred bird that can change shape according to its function. It’s inspired a more intelligent and intuitive way to exercise the body.
Combining the spirituality, pranayama and asana practice of yoga, the core strength and focus of pilates and the balletic grace of dance, the Garuda method is the answer to many people’s quest for a stronger, more flexible, toned body.
It has all the benefits of a robust cardiovascular workout, while stretching the mind as well as the body. Garuda is a test of mental strength as well as physical, demanding total concentration during the exercises.
Using the reformer, mat or other complementary equipment you’ll learn to control your body through precise stretches and actions, placing an emphasis on smooth, seamless movements without any stress on joints. Through routines carefully choreographed, you’ll soon develop greater poise and control, and a leaner, more resilient body.
Put your mind back in touch with your body, and start experiencing what Garuda can do for you
Balance and three-dimensional movement are integral part of this work.
You do not have to be flexible but you have to be curious in your body to allow it to move and be adaptive. It’s a lovely workout that feels wholesome and you feel totally connected at the end. It’s like your skin and body just thanks you!
Everyone is encouraged to work to their own architecture of their body and not beyond and let the body organically adapt through movement, thought and time.
Garuda is the asana practice of yoga, the core strength and focus of Pilates and the spiral flow of Gyrotonic’s, For increased strength, flexibility, co-ordination and endurance.with a greater sense of ease and well-being, Garuda offers a cardiovascular workout while drawing deeply on mental focus and teaching the sacred principles of relaxation within movement. The result is a stronger, leaner body, improved posture and true ease of movement and mind.