ac·ro·yo·ga [ak-roh-yoh-guh]

noun
the merger of acrobatics and yoga into a fluid form balancing strength with flexibility, excitement with grace: I saw the most amazing acroyoga pose involving these two people balanced on top of each other!

Related: Acro Yoga, AcroYoga®

verb
to practice acroyoga in any of its various forms: Get on my feet so I can acroyoga you!

If you think any of these: “I’m not flexible enough. I’m not strong enough. I weigh too much. I haven’t done yoga long enough.” Please read this.

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Birmingham, AL- Acrobatics and Handstands with Elizabeth Overton

November 25, 2017, 1:00pm - November 26, 2017, 5:00pm

Join Elizabeth Overton (@theacrosquirrel) the weekend after Thanksgiving for two workshops at two locations on hand balancing and preparations for hand to hand and standing acrobatics. About Elizabeth (Liz): Elizabeth grew up just outside Birmingham doing gymnastics, competed up to level 9, and discovered acroyoga in 2013. She and her acrobatics partner Matt Fields-Johnson soon began seeking professional training for a circus discipline called Hand to Hand, which is a general circus term for all static and dynamic partner acrobatics. for the last 2.5 years, she’s been at San Diego Circus Center training Hand to Hand, hand balancing, Russian bar, and other circus disciplines under Coach Jean-Luc Martin. She and Matt have also spent time training under Arthur Davis and hand to hand coach for Cirque du Soleil, Jerome le Baut. Elizabeth is now a professional performer and recently was accepted into the databases of Seven Fingers and Cirque Eloize. About the Workshops: ▪️HANDSTANDS- Birmingham Yoga (605 37th St S, Birmingham, AL 35222) 1:30-3:30 pm 💥 Prerequisite: 45 second handstand on or off the wall. -Also go check out the event page hosted by Birmingham Yoga called "Handstands with Elizabeth Overton." ▪️PREP FOR HAND TO HAND AND STANDING ACRO- Head Over Heels Gymnastics (500 Caldwell Trce, Birmingham, AL 35242) 1-4pm 💥Prerequisites: -30 second handstand against a wall (negotiable for bases) -45 second L-base Foot to Hand. ***About the Payment- Hometown rates because I love you, woohoo!! ▪️Handstands- $30 TICKETS- clients.mindbodyonline.com/launch - You need to have a MindBody account or make one. If you don't want to you can just pay when you get there! ▪️Prep for H2H and Standing Acro- $45 ($40 if you bring a dedicated partner) To pay in advance, PayPal eaoflies@gmail.com with a note about why you're sending me money. :D Something like "Bham Acro Workshop 11/25." ▪️$65 if you come to both! If you're coming to both, pay full price for Handstands and then subtract the discount from the acro price. Private lessons are like the espresso shots of acro. Short and potent. If you want one, send Elizabeth Overton a private message. Students from the workshops will get a discount! Check back in for more payment information.

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AcroFitness FUNdamentals & Space Jam

November 17, 2017, 7:00pm - November 17, 2017, 11:00pm

***Class starts again on Friday*** Do you want to get stronger? Do you want to take your Acro to the next level? Join Danny & Aniane, The AcroSmiths as they lead our weekly Friday night Acro Fitness FUNdementals. This class will focus on form, alignment, balance, and getting yourself in acroshape. We will use partner balancing and bodyweight exercises to find smoothness and ease in acro poses, and you will get stronger. Be prepared to be challenged, encouraged, and flat out awesome!!! This class is ALL levels, and no partner is necessary. Class will be $15 and will include entry into the Friday night Acro Jam. We will emphasize safety, and variations for beginner to advanced acro monkeys. Cost of The Space Jam is $5 if you do not attend the class.

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