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Gym-Thing Movement Equipment Testimonials

“I just wanted you to know how much my students love the Gerstung Educational Gymnastics equipment. I have been teaching in Madison, WI for over 30 years and have developed a wonderful curriculum that allows all children to feel successful, strong and capable in the area of gymnastics. I use the equipment to teach the concepts of rotation, balance, traveling (dynamic balancing) and vaulting. Using this equipment with an educational, versus traditional gymnastics model allows for students to be creative, develop confidence and strength in new ways. We also talk alot about "acquired courage" and how we can get brave by trying many different things many different ways.  Thank you for the opportunity to share with you how much we love Gerstung!  If you ever need a recommendation or if other schools considering the use of your equipment want to see kids in action on the equipment, let us know!”

Jane Koval
Van Hise Elementary School
Madison, WI

“We anticipated problems but they never happened. The Gerstung Equipment is spectacular and it has become the best unit in our PE curriculum. The kids can’t get enough of it!”

Dan Hallman
Lincoln Elementary School
Bever Bam, WI

Barb Kelley
Vine Street School
Banyon, ME

“I know of no other equipment that meets the developmental needs of my K-3 students and exceptional needs students students so remarkable well and is constructed to withstand the test of time with so little maintenance.”

“The Gerstung Equipment fits our Physical Education’s National Standards 1 and 2 like a glove. We love everything about Gerstung!”

Lynn Geelan
Lomira, WI

“Brain stimulation and brain development of our students, as they climb and play on the equipment, are invaluable to their cognitive performance.”

Kathy Clark, NBCT
Physical Education Specialist
Moore Elementary School

“Our school district has been purchasing equipment from Gerstung for the past 10 years.  We have been able to increase our educational gymnastics equipment over the years; using grant money, PTA/PTO funds and budgeting appropriately.  The success of the unit in our elementary and middle school physical education programs has encouraged us to continue to expand the program while we engage our students in meaningful activity.  Our students really love the equipment!”

REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT #10, Serving the towns of Harwinton and Burlington CT

Phyllis Jones
K-12 Physical Education/Health Coordinator

"We had a wonderful time learning from you. Your depth of knowledge and experience with not only the WHITTLE GYM but also with Movement Education was tremendous. The teachers really appreciated the perspective and history that you included on physical education. The aspect of building “confident learners” through movement based education is one we all strongly embrace."

Andrew R. Krupa
District Supervisor of Health
And Physical Education, PK-12
Livingston Public Schools, NJ

"Thank you for presenting at the Baltimore County Public Schools’ Professional Day.  The time you take out of your very busy schedule for Baltimore County Public Schools is appreciated and reinforces your commitment to the teachers in Baltimore County.  Baltimore County is very fortunate to have a partnership with you as you share the Movement Education Equipment with our teachers."

Michelle Proser
Director of Health and Physical Education
Office of Health and Physical Education

"I have had the privilege of working with Siegfried Gerstung for over 10 years.  I consider Siegfried a world leader in the field of Movement Education.  His knowledge of developing the child through movement is unparalleled, and his innovative equipment designs at Gerstung International have proved invaluable in our programs.  He’s someone I hold in high regard, and crave his insights on teaching through movement."

Dr. Frank Pasztor
Toronto, CA

“There are many words tossed around in the world of Movement Education, however the two words that truly represent authentic Inclusive Movement Education are Universal Design.  The Gerstung International System represents the highest level of Universal Design. Simply put, it allows all movers to be challenged, contribute, self design, team build, and develop executive functions.”

Matthew Schinelli
Director of the Inclusive Movement Center
Founder of

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