Yonder’s Spring 2022 Trilogy

A three workshop spring offering, running from February through to April 2022.

When & What

  • Sat 19th Feb 22: Two’s Company – exploring a partner practice
  • Sat 19th Mar 22: The World of Arm Balances and Inversions 
  • Sat 23rd Apr 22: Yoga, Conditioning & Therapeutics for Rock Climbers 

Where: Yonder Studio, 4-6 Hookers Road, London, E17 6DP 

Costs: All three workshops per person £85

 

Two’s Company – Exploring a Partner Practice

Saturday 19th February 2022,1-4pm

A partner practice involves the qualities of being present, listening, honest communication and the interface of both giving and receiving.  Open to all with an interest in physical movement and the human potential of partner collaboration.  No partner necessary.

 

The World of Arm Balances and Inversions

Saturday 19th March 2022, 1-4pm

Ideal for anyone with regular yoga, movement or bodywork practice, for those keen to discover their hands & arm balancing potential. We will build up progressively, covering alignment techniques, strength training & the embodiment of balances & inversions.

Prerequisites: 

  • Should be comfortable being upside down and 
  • Be able to do a headstand against a wall for 15 seconds.

 

Yoga, Conditioning & Therapeutics for Climbers 

Saturday 23rd April 2022, 1-4pm

A workshop specifically for climbers. Bringing together the traditions of yoga asana, callisthenic conditioning & Thai massage.  Ideal for those interested in maintaining & supporting their climbing practice.  Open to all.

 

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.

Cancellation Policy

You are advised that there is a 48 hours notice via email to hello@jaquiwan.com should you wish to cancel and claim your full or proportional 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.

 

Yoga, Conditioning & Therapeutics for Rock Climbers

When:  Saturday 23rd April 2022, 1-4pm

Where: Yonder Studio, 4-6 Hookers Road, London, E17 6DP 

Costs: 

The last of a three-part Spring offering at Yonder. A workshop specifically for climbers.  Bringing together the traditions of yoga, Thai massage and flying therapeutics to compliment your rock climbing passion.

We will cover common climbing issues: – 

  • neck strain;
  • flexibility and tightness in the shoulders;
  • upper body mobility;
  • core strength and stability;
  • finger power and endurance;
  • malleability in the hips;
  • stillness, stability and balance. 

We will begin with yoga asana that will explore flexibility and alignment in the body. There will be opportunities to cover standing and arm-balance poses to help focus on the nuances of stillness and stability; as well as address common areas of stiffness and tightness found in the climber’s body. 

We will cover calisthenic conditioning focusing on the core, fingers, wrists and shoulders; there will also be partner work to build up lower limb strength.

Thereafter we will continue to work in pairs and present elements of Thai massage, flying therapeutics and partner stretches to reconfigure, realign and release stiff and tight bodies.  

Open to all and ideal for those interested in maintaining & supporting their climbing practice.  

 

Safety Protocols

There may be Covid safety protocols in place for this workshop.  We will inform you of this in due course. 

 

Cancellation Policy

You are advised that there is a 48 hours notice via email to hello@jaquiwan.com 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 that relate only to Covid protocols 

 

 

 

Exploring the World of Inversions & Arm Balances

When:  Saturday 19th March 2022, 1-4pm

Where: Yonder Studio, 4-6 Hookers Road, London, E17 6DP 

Costs: 

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 
  • handstands.

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. 

Prerequisites: 

  • 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.

Cancellation Policy

You are advised that there is a 48 hours notice via email to hello@jaquiwan.com 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.

Two’s Company – Exploring a Partner Practice

When:  Saturday 19th February 2022, 1-4pm

Where: Yonder Studio, 4-6 Hookers Road, London, E17 6DP 

Costs: 

The first of a three-part Spring offering at Yonder. 

It’s time to reconnect with friends, family and loved ones, join our Two’s Company workshop.

A partner practice involves the qualities of being present, listening, honest communication and the ability to collaborate in both giving and receiving.

This workshop will cover: –  

  • yoga asana,
  • asana assists, 
  • collaborative stretches, 
  • balances, counterbalances and 
  • Thai massage.  

Open to all, bodywork students, teachers and trainers are welcome,  Anyone with an interest in physical movement and the human potential in partner collaboration, will get something from this offering. 

No partner necessary.  Join in an afternoon of creative connection and joyful company.

 

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.

 

Cancellation Policy

You are advised that there is a 48 hours notice via email to hello@jaquiwan.com 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.

AcroYoga Sundays Class & Jam @ Tokei London Bridge

AcroYoga Sundays – Class & Jam 

New Times – New Venue – Starting October 2021

When: Every Sunday* 

  • Class 6-8pm
  • Jam 8-9pm

Where: Tokei / Hidden Gym Lion Court, 28 Magdalen Street, London SE1 2EN

Costs:

Note: we will no longer be operating a drop-in system, you will need to book in advance or let us know that you plan to join by emailing here. You will no longer be able to drop-in unannounced. 

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.

Open to all levels, no partner required, beginners welcome.

 

COVID SAFETY PROTOCOL (As of December 2021)

You will be required to conduct a lateral flow test on the day of the class and jam and you might be asked to conduct another lateral flow test on-site before the class, test kits will be provided.
 
Upon arriving at the venue you will be required to wear your mask when presenting your -ve test result or you have the option of sending through your -ve test result via email before you get to the venue.
 
The dojo floors are cleaned before each class and jam and this will continue for the foreseeable future. 
 
We will be encouraging group mixing and contact.  You are welcome to participate with your mask on or off and we will be encouraging judicious use of hand sanitiser and maybe being a hand towel in case you get hot and sweaty. Finally, every effort will be made to keep the room well ventilated. 

 

*CLASS CANCELLATIONS

There may be occasions where classes will have to stop running to follow Government guidance on social distancing. We will endeavour to inform you of any changes as soon as we are able to, this could be via a newsletter or on our social media platforms Facebook and or Instagram

The last class of 2021 will run on the 12th of December and is scheduled to recommence on the 9th of January 2022 

If you have any questions about any of the above please email at jaqui@acroyoga.org 

 

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