First 3 Private Sessions for $200 (a $270 value)

Teacher Training

Chicago Northshore Kinetics is proud to offer various training courses and workshops for those wishing to learn to teach the GYROTONIC EXPANSION SYSTEM . We offer Gyrotonic and Gyrokinesis teacher training, Gyrotonic Specialized Equipment trainings, Certified Instructor Updates, Supervised Apprentice Hour workshops and more.

For complete details on the requirements for Gyrotonic or Gyrokinesis certification visit: www.gyrotonic.com

Please contact our studio at 847.866.9655 or email info@cnskinetics.com to be put on our email list of upcoming courses. If there are specific courses and/or workshops you would like to see offered, contact us as we may add courses according to demand.

Please see below for upcoming courses and special events in 2019.

GYROTONIC  Pre-Training Course With  Authorized
Pre-Trainer Kay Min

 Interested in becoming a certified Gyrotonic trainer or know of someone who is? Or have you already gone through training but have had life interruptions that you need to repeat Pre-Training because too much time has lapsed? Or do you simply want to learn the system for your personal growth?

We are offering a Pre-training course where students work in a group setting to learn the core set of equipment exercises in order to physically prepare them for the Gyrotonic Foundation Course, which is the required next step towards becoming an instructor.

Dates: February 1st-3rd (Friday-Sunday)and February 8th-10th (Friday-Sunday) 2019
Times: Tentatively 11:00 am to 6:00 pm on Fridays, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on Saturdays and Sundays
Cost: $850 course fee and $200 non-refundable studio fee  for a total of $1,050

Pre-requisite: A basic understanding of the Gyrotonic  level 1–progression 1 exercises. Students typically take ten or more classes with a Certified Gyrotonic  Trainer to acquire enough experience to begin this course.

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Chicago Northshore Kinetics  is happy to host Master Trainer Kathy Van Patten for the Gyrotoner course. This is based on the newest material presented by Juliu Horvath in 2018.  

Conducted by: Kathy Van Patten
Dates: Thursday, September 26th through Monday, October 1st, 2019 (6 days)
Time: 10:00 am- 5:00 pm (tentative)
Cost: $950 ($750 course fee and non-refundable$200 studio fee)
Pre-requisite: Certified Level 1 Gyrotonic instructor

About the instructor:
Throughout her 25 year career, Kathy Van Patten has developed a reputation as an expert Pilates and GYROTONIC® teacher. Now best known as “a teacher of teachers”,  she has the rare ability to teach exercises and also their intention, purpose, modifications and corrections.

Kathy is a GYROTONIC®, GYROKINESIS®, and Specialized Equipment Master Trainer. She is certified by Juliu Horvath to teach every educational course in the GYROTONIC EXPANSION SYSTEM®. Kathy’s teaching is informed by years of study of movement and her personal experiences as a dancer and athlete. Her teaching style engages students using anecdotes from her experiences and years of personal study with Juliu Horvath.

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Training Policies


All Pre-requisites must be fulfilled prior to the training according to the educational guidelines of Gyrotonic Headquarters.


To register for trainings please contact the studio directly by phone: 847.866.9655 or email: info@cnskinetics.com. Registration is only approved after the deposit has been received.


All trainings require a nonrefundable registration deposit. If travel expenses are necessary for the instructor, an additional travel fee might be added to deposit. Once we receive your registration and deposit, your spot in a training is secured. The remaining balance for all trainings is due on the first day of the course.

Attendance/Make-Up Sessions

It is mandatory to attend the entire course to be considered for a certificate. All students are expected to be present at all times. Make-up sessions are only for emergency circumstances and are subject to additional fees. Make-up sessions are also subject to the schedule of the course instructor and may not be available during the course of the training. Therefore, all students are expected to adjust their personal schedules in order to meet the attendance requirement for each course.

Cancellation Policy

Once registered, please let CNSK know immediately if you are unable to attend. Studio fees are not refundable. Chicago Northshore Kinetics reserves the right to postpone or cancel any course due to insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. In this event, all paid course fees will be refunded.


We accept Visa, MasterCard, and Discover Card.  Checks or money orders can be made out to Chicago Northshore Kinetics and mailed to:  Chicago Northshore Kinetics, 515 Davis St. Evanston, IL 60201.

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