Francesca Jandasek is an authorized GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® Pre-trainer. and holds an MFA in Dance from CSULB. She has had the fortune to share her love of movement by teaching modern dance, ballet, tango, creative movement, yoga, Pilates, stretch, Yoga Trapeze®, and GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® exercise to people of all ages, backgrounds, needs and abilities.
Francesca’s desire to help others heal through movement stems from her own experiences. A dancer and musician, Francesca’s multiple injuries and chronic pain from lordosis and scoliosis were getting in the way of her doing what she loved. Francesca was first introduced to the GYROTONIC® system in 2006 and has found GYROTONIC® exercise to be an incredible tool for for preventing or rehabilitating injuries, increasing efficiency of movement, balancing the body, and building flexibility and strength. She can now pursue activities she loves with no pain and with greater ease, awareness and joy.
She has studied with the creator of the GYROTONIC EXPANSION SYSTEM®, Juliu Horvath, as well as master trainers Justine Bernard, Tracy Monaco, and Michelle Silva at Elements Fitness and Wellness Center, Nathan Martin of Capital Gyrotonic, Sebastian Plattenberg, Sylvia Frosali, Mariarosa Gugliemi, Adrianna Thompson, Jackson Kellogg, Alicia Head, Christina Stroh, Valéria Mauriz, Gina Paolillo, and Abel Horvath. Francesca has completed additional training on GYROTONIC® applications for Dancers, GYROTONIC® applications for Osteopathy, GYROTONIC® therapeutic applications for Osteoporosis, GYROTONER® specialized equipment, GYROTONIC® Level 2, Program 1, GYROKINESIS® Level 2 Beginner, GYROKINESIS® Level 2, GYROKINESIS® Essentials, GYROTONIC® Pre and Post Natal Applications, and GYROTONIC® Explorations into the Extremes. Francesca taught GYROKINESIS® workshops to company members at Synetic Theater in Crystal City, to professional dancers in the Washington DC area and at Dance, Theater and Health Festivals Internationally. She taught GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® exercise classes, private sessions and workshops at Elements Fitness and Wellness Center in Glover Park, DC (where she also worked as a PT Aide), The Pilates Room in McLean, VA. the Joy of Motion Dance Center, DC, Pilates Eagle Rock, Orange County School of the Arts, In-Spiraling Movement Arts, Bodyscape Integrative Physical Therapy, California State University, Long Beach, and California Institute of the Arts. Currently, Francesca teaches workshops at various studios and schools and offers GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® classes, pre-trainings, and private sessions at Source Studio in Altadena, CA and at Axis Classical Pilates in Long Beach, CA.
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