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Exploring Inversion & Arm Balances autumn/winter trilogy at Yotopia

Autumn/Winter Trilogy with Jaqui Wan at Yotopia London

When:  Sunday 14th October 2018, 2.30pm – 5.30pm

Where:  Yotopia, 13 Mercer Street, London WC2H 9QH. Tel: 0333 405 8888

Cost: 

* All three workshops £100 (to be booked in person or over the phone directly with the studio)
* All three workshops for couples £180 (to be booked in person or over the phone directly with the studio)
* Per workshop £35 (can be booked on-line details to follow)

The first instalment of a three-workshop offering.  You will delve into the world of inversions and arm balances; explore the art of human counterbalances; and discover the art of flying therapeutics.

This is a journey into the foundations of balance through inversions and arm balances; calibration & collaboration through counterbalances; and the conscious touch of healing arts through flying therapeutics

The list of offerings are as follows: –

  • Exploring Inversions & Arm Balances: Sunday 14th October 2018, 2.30pm – 5.30pm
  • The Art of Counterbalances: Sunday 11th November 2018, 2.30pm – 5.30pm
  • Exploring Flying Therapeutics:  Sunday 9th December, 2.30pm – 5.30pm

Exploring Inversions and Arm Balances 

 

Challenge your yoga asana practice and explore the world of balancing on your hands.

This workshop is ideal for those with regular yoga asana practice and or other forms of body awareness practices; and who are keen to discover their hands and arm balancing potential.  You will learn the alignment techniques, strength elements, 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.

It’s your chance to challenge yourself and get creative in your asana practice.

Ready to do anything.  There is almost no such thing as ready.  There is only now.  Hugh Laurie

Women’s Elemental Immersion in Marrakesh with Julia, Janni and Jaqui

An AcroYoga Elemental Immersion for women, taught by Julia Weis, Janni Scott-Walton & Jaqui Wan

 

When: Saturday 15th to Friday 21st September 2018

Where: The Place Marrakech, Route d’Ourika, Mabrouka #9, Marrakech Morocco 

Costs: The prices below include the hours of tuition, the excursion, the extra-curricular evening events and all food and accommodation for 7 days.
There are two types of accommodation available; camping (please bring your own equipment) or a shared room. 

  • Camping – €845
  • Housing (shared room with one or two other students) – €1120

We have an “early bird” rate of €1060 for the first 10 tickets sold (only applicable to the shared room accommodation). 

**WE HAVE LIMITED ACCOMMODATION AVAILABLE SO REGISTER EARLY TO SECURE YOUR SPOT**

Come and celebrate AcroYoga’s FIRST WOMEN’S IMMERSION! It will be happening in style as the venue is an incredible Moroccan palace with a large pool and views of the Atlas Mountains.

An Elemental Immersion blends the three disciplines of AcroYoga; The Solar power of Acrobatics and the Lunar therapy of the Healing arts, united together in harmony by the wisdom of Yoga. 

The interplay of these elements through connection, communication and play offers the opportunity for students to give and receive, support and be supported and, collectively, realise their infinite potential. The program covers the full spectrum of the AcroYoga practice in a safe, supportive atmosphere and is open to all levels of experience.

*Attending this Immersion fulfils a pre-requisite for the AcroYoga Teacher Training program*

This Women’s Elemental event will not only provide the opportunity to immerse fully into this beautiful practice but, due to the residential nature of this Immersion, we will really get to sink into the support of each other as we’ll be eating, sleeping, laughing and growing together in this spectacular venue. As well as the 30 hours of AcroYoga training, you will also enjoy a group excursion and have the opportunity to take part in special bespoke events during the evenings. 

SKILLS COVERED (30 Teaching hours):

  • Lunar and Solar Asana
  • Supine and Prone Thai Massage sequences
  • Forward and Backward Therapeutic Flying flows
  • Spotting Techniques 
  • Strength, Conditioning and Tightness drills
  • Inversions and Handstand training using progressive skills
  • Acrobatic Flying transitions


TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS:
Nearest airport – Marrakech Menara airport (RAK)
The airport is approximately 25 minutes drive from the venue and an airport pick-up/drop-off can be arranged with the venue.

  • Arrival at Venue; 12-3pm on Saturday 15th September 
  • Check out; 11am on Friday 21st September

 

REGISTRATION:
Please contact janni@acroyoga.org for more information.

The registration form can be completed here

Please note, your registration will only be complete after the transfer of payment.

 

CANCELLATION POLICY:

  • Up to 30 days prior to the start of the event, full refund minus €50 processing fee.
  • Between 30 days and 14 days before, 50% of total refunded.
  • 14 days before or during the event, non-refundable.

London AcroYoga Elemental Immersion in London with Erica Montes & Jaqui Wan

Four-day AcroYoga Elemental Immersion in London 

 

When: Saturday 23rd to Tuesday 26th June 2018, 9am – 5.30pm

Where:

  • Reva Yoga, 2c Andrews Road, Hackney, London E8 4QL

Costs:

  • Four days (for bookings by 20/6/18) £380 thereafter £430
  • Weekend (for bookings by 20/6/18) £200 thereafter £220
  • Saturday or Sunday only (for bookings by 20/6/18) £100 thereafter £110

 

AcroYoga blends the wisdom of yoga, the dynamic power of acrobatics, and the loving kindness of the healing arts. These three lineages form the foundation of a practice that cultivates trust, playfulness, and community.

This 4 days / 28-hour Immersion introduces the full range practice of AcroYoga. The mindfulness of yoga creates a steady foundation from which to explore the dynamism of acrobatics and the loving-kindness of Thai massage. The interplay of all three disciplines will empower everyone to embody the practice with grace, ease, and joy.

Skills covered:

  • Lunar & Solar Asana
  • Supine & Prone Thai Massage
  • Forward & Backward Therapeutic Flying
  • Spotting & Inversions
  • Acrobatic Training Techniques & Flying Transitions

So why do attend an elemental immersion?

  • Learn progressively in a safe, supportive environment
  • Refine and expand your understanding & embodiment of the practice
  • Receive guidance from highly experienced and passionate AcroYoga teachers
  • Build community with local and international students
  • Celebrate the joy of play
  • Gain tools for honest & compassionate communication
  • Learn how to use relationships as a mirror for self-reflection and transformation
  • Release perceived limitations and explore your highest potential

Important info:

  • This immersion is not residential (accommodation and meals not included)
  • You are advised having your own copy of the ‘Elements of AcroYoga’ manual
  • The full 28 hours fulfils a prerequisite for the AcroYoga Teacher Training
  • Open to all levels and no partner required
  • To attend this immersion online registration is required

Please complete the following registration form.  Upon receiving your registration you will be contacted with details for payments.

If you have any further questions please email erica@acroyoga.org 

 

Cancellation Policy 

– One month prior to the course start date: full refund minus £50 processing fee.
– Within one month to one week prior to the course start date: half back.
– A week before the course start date or during event: no refund, no credits, no exceptions.

Inversions and Arm Balances at Yoga Body Centre

When:  Saturday 9th June 2018, 2pm – 5pm

Where:  Yoga Body Centre, 3f Regal House,151-156 Lower Clapton Rd, Clapton Pond, London E5 0QJ

Cost: 

  • Per person £35 Early Bird £30 ends 26th May 2018
  • Couples £60 Early Bird £50 ends 26th Mary 2018

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Exploring Arm Balances & Inversions

Challenge your yoga asana practice and explore the world of balancing on your hands. We will give you the opportunity to explore the mechanics of both inversions and arm balances.

The session will begin with an asana practice and will progress to working in pairs or in small groups to explore the variety and range of inversions and thereafter delve into the abundant diversity of arm balance poses. 

This workshop is ideal for those with a regular yoga asana practice and or form of body awareness tradition; and who are keen to discover their hands and arm balancing potential.  Students will learn the alignment techniques, strength elements, the embodiment of inversions and taking the weight in their arms and hands. We will build it up progressively working on upper body stamina, core conditioning and wrist awareness.

For bookings please use the PayPal link below, or contact the studio directly via info@yogabodycentre.co.uk or phone 0208 986 6666.  You can also book using the YBC App.


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CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancellations 7 or more days prior to the start of the event will be issued a refund less an administrative fee of £5.

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 Solar prereqs at the Yoga Body Centre

When: Saturday 10th March 2018, 2-5pm

Where:  Yoga Body Centre,

3f Regal House, 151 – 156 Lower Clapton Road, Clapton Pond, London E5 0QJ

Costs: 

  • All three workshops per person £75
  • Per person for one workshop £35 or Early Bird £30 ends 24th February
  • Couples for one workshop £60 Early Bird £50 ends 24th February

For bookings scroll down.

Part of a trilogy series for 2018 the offerings are: –

  • AcroYoga Solar prereqs: Saturday 10th March 2018, 2-5pm
  • Thai and Fly: Saturday 28th April 2018 2-5pm 
  • Exploring Arm Balances & Inversions: Saturday 9th June 2017, 2-5pm

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For anyone interested in having an acrobatics practice.  We will cover the prerequisites required in attending an AcroYoga Solar Immersion, a five day acrobatic intensive.

The material covered includes: –

  • yoga asana & strength elements;
  • inversions & spotting techniques;
  • L basing acrobatic balancing & transitions; and
  • hand to hand & foot to hand connections.

An opportunity to train the foundations and develop your acrobatic skills.

Ideal for anyone interested or attending the AcroYoga Solar Immersion in London from Saturday 17th to Wednesday 21st March 2018.

For bookings please use the PayPal link below, or contact the studio directly via info@yogabodycentre.co.uk or phone 0208 986 6666.  You can also book using the YBC App.

Payment Options



CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancellations 7 or more days prior to the start of the event will be issued a refund less an administrative fee of £5.

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.

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