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 specially designed Garuda apparatus, 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.

Whether you’re recovering from a physical injury, looking for an alternative to traditional gym workouts or an accomplished athlete, Garuda will challenge you but the rewards will be considerable.

This soon becomes clear to students who end each session with a sense of accomplishment, as well as a deep feeling of serenity and wellbeing.

Put your mind back in touch with your body, and start experiencing what Garuda can do for you

⭐️Garuda Foundation Matwork is a Pilates-based system that builds gradually. Here movements start first by isolating individual muscles, then move on to the myofascial lines they belong to. All of the exercises are systematically devised to bring your mind back into exercise while making your body the leanest, strongest and most flexible it has ever been

⭐️The Brick Workshop is an innovative & functional workout using the Pilates principles & repertoire to instigate bilateral symmetry, stability of the pelvis whist creating lower limb strength and functionality.

Special attention is given to the upper body with a whole new set of exercises designed to fortify and challenge the participant. Balance and three-dimensional movement are integral part of this work.

My definition 

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Everything will be taught precisely with lots of descriptions, it is helpful to have some Pilates or yoga but not necessary. 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! 

Try it and see how you get on – within a few weeks you will notice the difference in how you move and become more flexible and stronger even if little by little as it wakes all the bits of your body that maybe more stagnant. 

I certainly do not have flexible hips but it does improve organically and without force. 

Some parts are more challenging than others and some bits almost soothing. 

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. 

Good time to start is the beginning, 11th, and not to put any pressure on yourself – just come to enjoy xx

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.