Inversions and Arm Balances Workshop

When:  Saturday 12th November 2022, 2-5pm

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

Costs: 

 

An introduction to 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 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.

 

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 Fundamentals with Kwame & Jaqui

When:  Sunday, 2nd October 2022, 2.30pm – 5.30pm

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

Costs: 

 

I am honoured to announce this joint collaboration with Kwame Daniel offering the foundations to AcroYoga

This workshop is for: –

  • people who are new to acroyoga;
  • those with an acroyoga practice but want a steer on the basics; and
  • those who are feeling rusty and want to reestablish their solid foundations in the practice.

We will touch on the different aspects of the acroyoga practice delving into calisthenic and partner conditioning to delve into our acrobatic bodies; partner balancing to explore nuances of calibration and collaboration; therapeutic touch be it Thai massage or flying therapeutics.

Our aim is to build your confidence to maybe try something new and build on your potential to play safely and have fun. 

 

Cancellation Policy

You are advised to give at least 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 protocol 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 Fundamentals @ Yonder

When: 25th June 2022, 2pm – 5pm

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

Costs: 

An afternoon covering the introductory foundations to AcroYoga.  I will bring to this workshop my years of experience as an AcroYoga teacher to find out more about me see the following link

This workshop is for: –

  • people who are new to acroyoga;
  • those who want a refresher on the building principles to acroyoga;
  • those who would like a steer back into the practice.

We will explore the themes of connection and collaboration with the purpose of building our playing potential.

We begin with a short yoga practice and callisthenic conditioning to get comfortable in our bodies and build on our ease of working with others.  This will be a combination of partner stretches to partner conditioning, to get your body warm and ready for the session ahead.

Any such afternoon will cover a combination of: – 

  • inversions and partner inversions;
  • static balances and counterbalances;  
  • L basing calibrations, sequences & washing machines; and 
  • cool down massage and therapeutics. 

No partner is necessary.

 

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.

 

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.

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