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® Level 2, Program 2 Pre-Training Course with
Karen Mullen

This Course is full.  Please contact the studio if you would like to be placed on the waitlist.

This three day course introduces Gyrotonic Trainers to the Level 2, program 2 exercises and prepares them for the Gyrotonic Level2, Program 2 course. Students will complete the level 2, program 2 course within one year after completing this pre-training course.

Prerequisite: Must be a certified Gyrotonic Level 1 Trainer (successfully complete the final certificate course) for a minimum of 4 months before registering for this course.

Dates: Sunday, July 7th-Tuesday, July 9th
Time: 10:00 am- 12:30 and 2:30-5:00 (2 hour break)
Cost: $350 course fee and non-refundable $150 studio fee


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GYROTONIC  Pre-Trainer Update with
Jurgen Bamberger


Dates: Friday, August 2nd through Sunday, August 4th 2019
Times: Tentatively 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Cost: $350 course fee and $150 non-refundable studio fee  for a total of $500

Pre-requisite: This is an annual update for Gyrotonic Pre-trainers.

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If you are looking for a level one update you can learn more by visitingHere


GYROTONER Course with
Kathy Van Patten


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 Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 (6 days)
Time: 10:00 am- 5:00 pm (tentative)
Cost: $1000 ($800 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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GYROTONIC® Level 2, Program 2  Course with
Karen Mullen

In this Course, Gyrotonic Trainers learn the Gyrotonic Level 2, Program 2 exercise sequences. This course builds on the Gyrotonic , Level 1 exercise curriculum by introducing exercise sequences that are more demanding in regards to strength, flexibility, and coordination. Exercise sequences include: an advanced handle unit series with emphasis on flexibility, and strength, an advanced hamstring series with an emphasis on flexibility, and strength, two advanced, standing, upper body sequences, an advanced floor work series, and an advanced abdominal series with an emphasis on flexibility and strength.


Prerequisite: Successful completion of the Gyrotonic , Level 2, Program 2 Pre-Training Course.

Dates: Thursday, February 27th-Sunday, March 1st 2020
Time: TBD
Cost: $550*** course fee and $175 non-refundable fee

***Instructor may extend teaching time by a few hours, which will result in a slight price adjustment to course fee***


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.