Here at Base Acro we are passionate about helping to get people moving in unusual and interesting ways whilst building community and encouraging individuals to engage with the world around them.
We realize this through the medium of acroyoga – ‘acrobatic yoga’. Acrobatic yoga is a great way to get fit and healthy, make new friends and challenge yourself mentally and physically.
Whilst considered a form of yoga, acroyoga differs from traditional yoga in that you work in small groups flowing through a series of poses that involves one, or sometimes a number of individuals being supported by another.
As a group exercise it is about finding your flow with those around you and celebrating the human connection through movement and trust.
We will take you through a series of postures and flows progressively advancing in difficulty. By the end of the session students will understand the fundamentals of basing, flying and spotting, allowing them to establish their own personal practice outside of the class. For those more advanced students we offer progressive flows and washing machine instruction.
The session will commence with a warm up and mobilization. The main part of the session will consist of learning static acroyoga poses as determined by the experience of the group. We will then work to link these poses in an acroyoga flow. The session will conclude with partner therapeutics and a cool down.
No experience necessary.
No partner necessary.
Come as you are.
About Jake and Gemma:
Gemma first started experimenting with acroyoga throughout her time at university in Sheffield and Cambridge. Upon graduating, she moved to Leeds where she became invested in the acro community and partnered up with Jake to create BaseAcro. Gemma has a passion for using acro to inspire confidence and encourage people to get active whilst having fun and being social. When she’s not on the mat, you’ll find her on the slackline or up a climbing wall.
Jake first started practising acro after moving to Leeds for university. Now, as a fully qualified osteopath, his knowledge of how the body works makes him an exceptional acro teacher. Jake has a passion for helping individuals challenge themselves mentally and physically, whilst working with their natural physique. Besides teaching acro, Jake enjoys spending his time hand-balancing, skateboarding and doing MMA.
When: Saturday 2nd June 2018 1-4pm
Where: CircusMASH, 2 Vicarage Road, Kings Heath, B14 7RA
Places: max 20
Gemma 0747 682 7722