Find your next Acro experience

Find your next Acro experience

225 events found

May 24 - 26, 2019
Advance level only - go deeper in the subtlety of transition and poses. AcroYoga teachers coming from all around Europe. Opportunity to connect with the advanced acroyoga community.
May 24 - 26, 2019
New premier course focused on acrobatic transitions and flows. The time has come to learn the secrets to graceful flying transitions & aerial feats!
May 24 - 26, 2019
New skills to add to your repertoire in these 5 workshops: #1 Badass Flow / #2 Icarian / #3 Standing H2H Drills & Skills / #4 Standing Acro that looks FLY / #5 Pitching to F2H.
May 24 - 27, 2019
Join Katie & Mary (and their 25 years experience) for Memorial Day Weekend. Train skills for Restorative Yoga, Somatic Bodywork, Thai Massage, Therapeutic Flying, Partner Yoga & Zen Meditation.
May 24 - 27, 2019
33 two-hour workshops of intermediate to advanced Acrobatics & Thai Massage; 3 sessions running simultaneously at all time; some of the finest teachers from around the country; Memorial Day Weekend.
May 24 - 28, 2019
5 day immersion introduces the full range practice. Release perceived limitations and explore your highest potential. Learn from experienced and passionate AcroYoga teachers. Open to all levels.
May 25 - 26, 2019
Don't miss this opportunity to dive into 10 hours of workshop Acrobatic & Therapeutic & Spanda Yoga with the highly experienced and sought-after international teacher Mehdi Zidhane.
May 25 - 26, 2019
Play & learn with seasoned teachers Ale Ruiz, Justin Caruso & a whole team of new AcroYoga International Teachers for 2 days of AcroYoga. Beginner flights to advanced hand-to-hands, plus therapeutics.
May 25 - 26, 2019
Classes will be held with teachers from Kiev Alex Tkachenko and Alexander Tretiakov.
May 25 - 26, 2019
3 workshops: #1 - The Basics: all levels / #2 Beginner+: have no fear to go upside down but still cannot hold a free handstand / #3 Intermediate/Advanced: can hold a solid handstand for at least 30sec
May 25 - 26, 2019
Course will cover the three roles of Acroyoga: Base, flyer & spotter; how to be successful at each role, and work on transitions between static poses. No experience, flexibility, or partner needed.
May 25 - 29, 2019
Main content of the workshops will be: Partner acrobatics, Acroyoga, L basing and standing acro, Icarians, hand to hands, and lots of games & fun in the Alpujarra (the Sierra Nevada mountains).
May 25 - 31, 2019
Basic & advanced techniques with up to 8 hours of daily practice including Acrobatics, Functional Movement, Open Play, Martial Arts, Yin Yoga, Contact Improvisation & Bodywork.
May 26 - June 1, 2019
Programme is intensive and consists of 5 full days starting with 90 minutes of morning yoga with Max, followed by solar and lunar AcroYoga and Thai massage with Afia Joy. Intermediate/Advanced level.
May 28 - 29, 2019
Course will provide a creative & personalized approach to acrobatics 'lifts' through experimentation in pair and group acrobatics. Further work on concepts like rhythm, propulsions, trust & landings.
May 30 - June 8, 2019
A full week of acrobatic movement exploration & somatic intelligence immersion. Develop your body and movement practice into a larger life world context through integrated insights.
May 31 - June 2, 2019
Steph & Julia team up to provide an extraordinary experience: Gentle morning movement practices, AcroYoga workshops, YIN Yoga Masterclasses. Exceptional eco sanctuary for enjoyment & relaxation.
June 1 - 2, 2019
18 workshops over 2 days.
June 1 - 2, 2019
12-hours intensive exploring systematic and progressive way to skill up through work on the six acro modalities: standing, hand-balancing, popping, inversions, spinning/rotation & monolimb work.
June 1 - 2, 2019
Roll, invert, slide, spin, flip.. Expand your vocabulary and learn how to improvise; search for the complexity in simple moves and break down intimidating ones.
June 1 - 2, 2019
4 sessions of 3 hours each - with Hobs Hobotus and Kena Noel Heck. Practice of pops where the base & flyer fully disconnected mid flight, rotation moving forward & backward & spinning pops.

Zing Events Presents: AcroYoga All Around the World

What we set out to do with Zing is to bring under one roof all the acro yoga events in the world; a workshop in Denver, a retreat in Bali, teacher training in the Canary Islands,  weekend intensive in the French Alps or a festival in Montreal – if it involves a base and flyer we’ll find it and list it on Zing.

Fast forward to now. There you go. Search by place, or search by date and rest assured – Zing has the most complete listing of acro yoga events all over the world, between now and next year.

Here’s a quick recap of the types of events featured:

Acro Yoga Workshops

Acro workshops are without a doubt the most popular form of acrobatic gathering. The workshops are focused in some way; for beginners who want to start out with partner acro yoga or for advanced looking to perfect acro yoga moves; focused on handstands or on smooth transitions. Workshops are great opportunities to sharpen a certain skill, develop a new one or simply refine your technique. Workshops usually feature either a single teacher, or selected few. You’ll be able to fully experience and benefit from the knowledge and unique expertise of the teacher(s). Last, some workshops offer accommodations, in other you’ll have to take care of it yourself.

Acro Yoga Retreats

The crème de la crème of acro and travel, in most case include full accommodation of food & board. Similar to weekend workshops, retreats are intimate affairs with fewer participants – usually up to 20-30 – that delve deep into a specific acrobatic practice, and let participents experience a true acro yoga immersion. Great chance to connect with people and to attend classes that go beyond the core skills. Similar to workshops, a single star teacher will be at the helm or a team of two, three teachers from a specific acro movement.

Acro Yoga Festivals & Conventions

Acro Festivals are amazing opportunities to have a taste of many different teachers giving a variety of classes and practice with numerous partners. Think of a festival as a research ground – a really fun and playful one of course – for finding those amazing teachers that really strike a chord with you and that with them you’ll want to take future workshops & retreats. And, an opportunity to experience acro yoga jams in between classes with the hundreds of attendees.

Acro Yoga Teacher Trainings

A few leading bodies hold teacher trainings all over the world, among them: AcroYoga International Foundation, AcroYoga Montreal, Acro Revolution, AcroYoga Sanctuary. These are the highest-level events to build and develop your teaching skills, even if a teaching career isn’t what you’re aiming for.

If you’re just beginning, or thinking about giving it a try, we have two things to say. First – welcome! It’s been long overdue. You are making one of the smartest decisions you’ve made recently for your wellbeing. Second, we’ve put together a little guide for you that covers all the acro yoga basics. Have a read, and then search the planet for your next acro experience.

Acroyoga for Beginners: FAQ

You have to begin somewhere, and that would be understanding why you want to practice acro. Here some basic concepts explained.

What is acro yoga?

An integration of traditional yoga, acrobatics with elements of the therapeutic art Thai Massage into flowing sequences done in together by a base and a flyer. Usually there’s also a spotter to make sure the flyer lands safely.

It’s a demanding physical exercise, requiring a high degree of flexibility, balance and strength from both base and flyer. On top of the physical aspect, the trust between the partners is a crucial component of acroyoga.

What are Solar and Lunar sessions?

The two completing elements of acro practice: Solar is the acrobatic aspect, and Lunar is the therapeutic aspect. Lunar practice uses the healing nature of Thai Massage to stretch and calm and muscles after an intensive Solar practice.

What are the benefits of practicing acro?

Many! First, as far as health benefits, you’ll develop your muscle strength, flexibility, your core balance. Next, yogi benefits; it is yoga after all, so you’ll connect with your inner self, finding a sense of calmness, acceptance and openness. And – the play aspect of the practice is just plain-old fun, whether you’re flying or basing.

How many acro yoga poses are they?

Static positions are good to start with to practice your balance, to strengthen your body and prepare your muscles for the fun of movement. The beauty of acro is that it allows for constant development. The more you practice the more you progress in an infinite trajectory.

Can I practice acro by myself?

You can practice alone, yes – if you’re a base, work on your hands, shoulders and legs since you’ll need to display a great deal of control, strength and balance when working on flows with your flyer; for your flyers out there, same – mostly muscle and balance core work. But not for nothing it is also called Partner Acrobatics; it needs two.

What are the basic elements of Partner Acrobatics?

You start with a base and flyer performing the movements and a spotter watches over for safety.

The building blocks for flows:

  • L-basing – base lies on his/her back
  • Static Poses – work on balance and strengthening the core
  • Washing Machine – a repeating sequence comprised of different poses
  • Foot to Hand – base uses arms, flyer uses feet as points of contact
  • Pops / Whips – advanced acrobatics moves of complex lifts & throws
  • Handstands – solo sequences that build your hand-to-hand skills
  • Hand to Hand – both base and flyer use arms as points of contact
  • Standing Acrobatics – base stands, flyer on top of him/her

Now that you have a better grasp of what acro yoga is all about, it’s time to hit the top of the page again and search the planet for your next – or first – acro event!

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