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An AcroYoga weekend with Francesco Semino & Jaqui Wan

An AcroYoga weekend collaboration with Francesco Semino & Jaqui Wan

 

When: Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th February 2019, 10 – 5pm 

Where: London School of Capoeira1-2 Leeds Place, Tollington Park, N4 3RF.

Cost: £110 for the first 10 bookings thereafter £130 or £70 for one day.  Bookings are made via email to jaqui@acroyoga.org 

We are proud to announce an AcroYoga feast of a weekend, that will cover the calibrations to partner acrobatics, static balancing and transitions to the creative qualities of flow and movement.

We will openly admit our acro nerd tendencies the brings together our training experience from: –

  • AcroYoga International,
  • AcroYoga Montreal,
  • Yoga Slackers,
  • Partner Acrobatics and
  • more than ten years of acrobatics training within European acrobatics.

We will cover:-

  • the art of spotting;
  • smart partner training progressions;
  • the skills and principles to inversions;
  • the nuances to partner balances, how to be precise and be challenged;
  • how to train AcroYoga with longevity with self-care and massage, make it a marathon, not a sprint;
  • how to collaborate with creativity and believe in your potential. 

Who is this for? 

  • If you have a regular AcroYoga practice in excess of six months.
  • Able to base or fly shoulder stand of feet/star without the aid of a spotter, able to base or fly foot to hand with or without a spotter & working on handstands

Saturday 9th February 2019 10am – 5pm:  Foundation & Calibration 

Our intention is to get the fundamentals down, with the basic building blocks comes fantastic structures.  We cover a spectrum of drills getting you into your acrobatic body; thereafter working in groups.  We will cover the art of spotting to aid and or support a balance between a base and flyer. 

We will refine the principles of handstands, hand to hand, reverse hand to hand and all the main acro inversions along with other static balances moving from there to the shifting and receiving of weight with transitions. The day will end with time for self-care and massage.

Sunday 10th February 2019 10am – 5pm: Creativity & Collaboration

Once warmed up we recap on the principles of the previous day and move the room into creativity and expression.  We will look at the value of solo movement from yoga and dance and the ability to listen and feel what feels good your own body.  Thereafter we want to explore the listing qualities when collaborating with others.   

We would like to share a creative flow and get the room to find their own creations that enable participants to bring together the principles shared from the weekend.  Again we do not leave the day without taking time for self-care and massage.

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancellations 7 or more days prior to the start of the event will be issued a refund less an administrative fee of £10.

No refunds, no transfers, and no credits for cancellations within 7 days of workshop start date.

No refunds or credits for failure to attend or failure to complete the workshop.

Turn your world upside down at This is Yonder

Turn your world upside down

When: Saturday 8th December, 2-5pm

Where: This is Yonder4 – 6a Hookers Road London, E17 6DP

Cost: £25 (introductory price)

Discover the world of being upside down, compliment your climbing skills by the are of balancing on your hands.

This workshop welcomes climbers and yoga practitioners who are keen to discover their hands and arm balancing potential.  You will learn the alignment techniques, strength elements, the embodiment of inversions and taking weight on your arms and hands. We will build it up progressively working on upper body stamina, core conditioning and wrist awareness.

Come with an open mind and willingness to be upside down.
 
For bookings please email info@thisisyonder.com 

AcroYoga at This is Yonder – Walthamstow

Introducing AcroYoga at This is Yonder

 

When: Saturday 27th October 2018, 2-5pm 

Where: This is Yonder4 – 6a Hookers Road London, E17 6DP

Cost: £25 (introductory price)

We are super excited to announce as part of This Yonder’s launch weekend an all levels workshop on AcroYoga; the practice that combines yoga, partner acrobatics and healing arts.  Our aim to encourage you to move, connect and play.
 
We will explore the elements of trust and calibration beginning with personal body awareness through yoga asana, partner stretches, assisted inversions, basic partner acrobatics, therapeutic flying and Thai massage.  
 
Come with an open mind and willingness to play.  No partner needed. 
 
For bookings please click here
 

AcroYoga Lunar Level 2 @ Reva Yoga

For the experienced practitioner to the lunar side of AcroYoga, with Jaqui Wan and Erica Montes

When:

  • Thursday 18th October 2018- 6.30pm – 8.30pm
  • Thursday 25th October 2018 – 6.30pm – 8.30pm
  • Thursday 1st November 2018 – 6.30pm – 8.30pm
  • Thursday 8th November 2018 – 6.30pm – 8.30pm
  • Thursday 15th November 2018 – 6.30pm – 8.30pm

Where: Reva Yoga 2c Andrews Road, Broadway Market, London E8 4QL

Costs:

  • £80 for bookings made before or on the 4th October 2018
  • £100 for bookings made after the 4th October 2018

A five-week course for experienced practitioners to the lunar side of AcroYoga.A practice that cultivates listening, sensitive touch and the art of giving and receiving.

We will cover: –

  • intermediate Thai massage techniques;
  • the effective use of gravity, body weight and harmonics as tools to connect, engage and release;
  • enhance your suspended therapeutics repertoire with flying sequences and transitions.

Prerequisites: –

  • To give a Thai massage treatment for the minimum of 30 minutes &
  • To give a forward flying therapeutic sequence for 5 minutes.

Please note you are required to attend all sessions, you will be working in pairs and encouraged to take on homework and practice with your fellow student colleagues and or family and friends in order to make the most of our offering.

Registration details:

To register please email jaquiwan@gmail.com.

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancellations 7 or more days prior to the start of the event will be issued a refund less an administrative fee of £15.

No refunds, no transfers, and no credits for cancellations within 7 days of workshop start date.

No refunds or credits for failure to attend or failure to complete the workshop.

AcroYoga Sunday Night Fix @ London School of Capoeira

Your regular AcroYoga Sunday night fix 

When: Every Sunday 6.30pm – 8.30pm

Where: London School of Capoeira, Unit 1- 2 Leeds Place, off Tollington Park, London N4 3RF

Costs: £16 drop in £13 concessions, six class pass for £80 value for three months.

Explore the interplay of yoga, acrobatics and healing arts. The class can cover acrobatic principles, alignment techniques and strength elements to aid basic partner balancing and flying sequences. We will explore the abundant potential of physical collaboration, whilst in pairs or in small groups. Delve into the world of connection, trust and play.

No partner or experience required.

 

Please note there will be no classes in August and will restart on the 9th September. The following dates lists when the classes WILL BE RUNNING: –

  • 9th September 2018
  • 16th September 2018
  • 23rd September 2018
  • 30th September 2018
  • 14th October 2018
  • 21st October 2018
  • 28th October 2018
  • 11th November 2018
  • 18th November 2018
  • 25th November 2018
  • More dates to follow

The class operate on a drop-in basis at.  There is no need to book but if you have any questions about the class or would like to book please email me on jaqui@acroyoga.org 

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