Exploring the World of Inversions & Arm Balances
When: Saturday 19th March 2022, 1-4pm
Where: Yonder Studio, 4-6 Hookers Road, London, E17 6DP
The second of a three-part spring offering at Yonder.
An introduction into the world of balancing on your hands.
Have you been baffled by arm balances? Is it strength? Is it flexibility? Or is it overcoming the fear?
This workshop is ideal for anyone with a regular yoga, movement or bodywork practice, especially for those who have been keen to discover more about their hands and arm balancing potential.
We will cover the three classic inversions: –
- Sirsasana / headstands,
- PIncha Maryasana / forearm balances and
We will explore a range of arm balancing including: –
- Tittibasana / firefly,
- Parsva Bakasana / side crow and
- Eka Pada Koudiyasana / split leg arm balance,
- but there will be more to explore.
We will cover alignment techniques, strength training, the embodiment of inversions and how safely take weight on your arms and hands.
We will build up progressively working on upper body stamina, core conditioning, wrist strength and finger power.
- Should be comfortable being upside down and
- Be able to do a headstand against a wall for 15 seconds.
Covid Safety Protocol
We will be encouraging group mixing and contact and as such, every participant is required to conduct a lateral flow test and present a -ve test result on the morning of or before the workshop.
We are transitioning wearily out of this Covid pandemic but we still want to be cautious. There will be spare test kits should you forget to test.
You are advised that there is a 48 hours notice via email to firstname.lastname@example.org should you wish to cancel and claim your full refund. Failure to provide sufficient notice will result in a £10 admin fee deducted from your refund for each workshop and or each person.
There are exceptions to this if you have been told to isolate and or have had a recent positive covid test result. A full refund will be issued upon submission of evidence to confirm your circumstance.