Learn to Fly Intro to Acroyoga - 2hr Workshop
Saturday, May 12
$30 per person (bring a friend or group!)
Come play with Deanna and Sandra and get your first taste of acroyoga! Acroyoga combines elements of acrobatics with elements of yoga. It's about building partnerships, sharing weight, and having fun. No experience is necessary, and you don't need a partner (we'll put you in groups). You'll learn the following:
And we'll put them all together into a therapeutic flow.
If things are flowing along smoothly, you'll also learn:
We encourage everyone to try basing, flying and spotting (but we won't force you to do anything you don't want to do).
Deanna Schneider loves to lift people to new heights. She believes that circus is for everybody, with every kind of body. She has been practicing acro for 5 years and has trained with teachers from Chicago, Indianapolis, and Seattle. She's the acro rep on the Madison Circus Space board of directors and hosts a weekly acro club at MCS from November to April. She's been teaching acro for 2 years.
Sandra Newbury loves to dance in the air, on top of other people, and on stilts, and sometimes in the air on stilts. She performs on many different apparatuses and has been teaching Aerial Dance to teens and adults for over 6 years. She joined the circus years ago, training with Mazo Movement Arts Center / Wild Rumpus Circus, Cycropia Aerial Dance, and the Mad City Flyers in Madison. She is passionate about safely bringing the expressive freedom of aerial dance and circus arts to all. She has teacher training in Rope, Aerial Fabrics, Aerial Sling, and Trapeze through Paper Doll Militia, Born to Fly, and the New England Center for Circus Arts (NECCA). Sandra loves to introduce new people to the fun of flying.