AcroYoga – Solar Acrobatics @ London Bridge

AcroYoga: Solar – Back to Basics @ London Bridge

Note due to a clash of bookings at the dojo/studio there is now a change to the times of these workshops that were previously advertised. 

When:

  • 9th October 2021, 4.30 – 7.30pm
  • 4th December 2021, 4.30 – 7.30pm

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

Cost:

This workshop is aimed at encouraging playful connections, exploring our acrobatic potential through inversions and L basing partner acrobatics. A change to revisit the basics and get back into your practice.

This workshop is for: –

  • people who are new to acroyoga solar;
  • those who have not done L Basing partner acrobatics in a while; and
  • those are feeling rusty and would like a steer back into their acro practice.

We will touch on the different aspects of this solar practice, ranging from acro conditioning,  partner-assisted inversions, acrobatic balancing and L Basing sequences. Each workshop will be different but the themes will remain the same.

You can come on your own, bring a friend or partner.

 

Safety Protocol

Safety is still a priority and despite the encouraging signs of decreasing Covid cases and hospitalisations, the pandemic is still morphing and around us.  For this reason, we are requesting that EVERY PARTICIPANT be required to conduct a lateral flow test and present a -ve test result within 24 hours of attending our workshop.

We are aware that the science and guidance on this is constantly changing as we transition to a new normal with Covid. But at this stage, we still feel it’s important to know that you are safe and keeping others safe too. 

Failure to conduct a Covid test of any kind will mean you will not be able to participate in this workshop. 

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. 

 

Cancellation Policy

There is no certainty as to how the Covid pandemic will evolve in the coming autumn and winter months.  For this reason, there may be the occasion to cancel the workshop due to 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 or Instagram.  Under these circumstances, full refunds will be given.

Otherwise, 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 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 – Lunar Therapeutics @ London Bridge

AcroYoga: Lunar Therapeutics @ London Bridge

Note due to a clash of bookings at the dojo/studio there is now a change to the times of the December workshop.

When:

  • 11th September 2021, 2.30 – 5.30pm
  • 6th November 2021, 4.30 – 7.30pm

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

Cost:

Social distancing has created a yearning for human contact to be amongst family and friends, as well as being in proximity with other people.  This workshop is aimed at holding space to encourage empathetic connections, exploring therapeutic touch and the Buddhist understanding of loving-kindness “Metta Bhavana”. 

This workshop is for: –

  • people who are new to acroyoga therapeutics;
  • those who have not done lunar therapeutics in a while; and
  • those are feeling rusty and would like a steer back into the lunar practice of AcroYoga.

We will touch on the different aspects of this lunar practice, ranging from partner yoga,  assisted stretches, Thai massage and flying therapeutics. Each workshop will be different but the themes will remain the same.

You can come on your own, bring a friend or partner.

 

COVID Safety Protocol

Safety is still a priority and despite the encouraging signs of decreasing Covid cases and hospitalisations, the pandemic is still morphing and around us.  For this reason, we are requesting that EVERY PARTICIPANT be required to conduct a lateral flow test and present a -ve test result within 24 hours of attending our workshop.

We are aware that the science and guidance on this is constantly changing as we transition to a new normal with Covid. But at this stage, we still feel it’s important to know that you are safe and keeping others safe too. 

Failure to conduct a Covid test of any kind will mean you will not be able to participate in this workshop. 

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. 

 

Cancellation Policy

There is no certainty as to how the Covid pandemic will evolve in the coming autumn and winter months.  For this reason, there may be the occasion to cancel the workshop due to 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 or Instagram.  Under these circumstances, full refunds will be given.

Otherwise, 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 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 Workshop Summer 2021

AcroYoga – Back to Basics Workshop 

 

When:

  • 14th August 2021, 2.30pm – 5.30pm

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

Costs: 

Many of us have had a bit of a break from acroyoga.  Some are slowly getting back into it and many may be feeling a bit rusty; where ever you are if you wan an opportunity to review the foundations then this workshop might be for you.  

This workshop is for: –

  • people who are new to acroyoga;
  • those who have not done acroyoga for a while; and
  • those are feeling rusty and would like a steer back into the practice.

We will touch on the different aspects of the acroyoga practice establishing safe contact, shared trust and play that will move beyond the scope of our pre-existing support bubbles. 

You can come on your own, bring a friend or partner.  Please see the payment options above. 

Safety is still a priority and despite the encouraging signs of decreasing Covid cases and hospitalisations, the pandemic is still morphing and around us.  For this reason, we are requesting that EVERY PARTICIPANT be required to conduct a lateral flow test and present a -ve test result within 24 hours of attending our workshop. 

We are aware that there is a 70% accuracy rating with these tests but we are making do with what we have that is freely available and relatively easy to do and complete.  It is for your peace of mind and everyone else’s.  

Failure to conduct a Covid test of any kind will mean you will not be able to participate in this workshop. 

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. 

 

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.

 

Yoga and therapeutics for climbers at Yonder

Climbing maintenance 101 at Yonder Studio E17

 

When:  Saturday 21st March 2020, 3pm – 5.30pm 

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

Cost: £25 per person per workshop for bookings you will need to download the MindBody App more information to follow 

Climbing maintenance 101 that brings together yoga, Thai massage and flying therapeutics.  The yoga will work on individual flexibility and getting to know your limitations;  the Thai massage allow partner work that uses gravity, body weight and harmonics to realign and release; whilst flying therapeutics involves suspended aerial inversion so that enables the base work with gravity on areas of the back and shoulders.


We will address areas specific to climbers: – 

• neck;
• shoulders flexibility and tightness;
• upper back and shoulders blades;
• mid back thoracic;
• arms, hands & fingers;
• hips flexibility and tightness and 
• lower back lumber


Open to all and especially those with want to maintain their climbing practice.  No prior experience necessary. You will be working in pairs and maybe groups of three.


 
 
 

Inversions and Arm Balances at Yonder

Inversions & Arm Balances @ Yonder Studio E17

 

When: Saturday 22nd February 2020, 3pm – 5.30pm 

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

Cost: £25 for bookings please book via Eventbrite

A two and a half-hour introduction to the world of balancing on your hands.

This workshop is ideal for those who are comfortable being upside down, with a regular yoga practice and who are 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.


But 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 elements, the embodiment of inversions and safely taking weight on your arms and hands. We will build up progressively working on upper body stamina, core conditioning and wrist awareness. 

Prerequisites: Comfortable with doing a headstand against the wall. 

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