Find your next Acro experience

Find your next Acro experience

202 events found

July 16 - 20, 2019
Hardcore training of handstand ,head balance and floor acrobatics with Join Mau Jara ( Costa Rica) Juampi Travaglini (Argentina). Level: intermediate / advanced / monster.
July 16 - 20, 2019
5 days of retreat style AcroYoga festival with a long list of teachers from all over Europe. All workshops will be held in three different skill levels. Extras: music & singing, sauna & swimming.
July 16 - 23, 2019
The focus of the workshop is on partner acrobatics including regular handstand training but there will also be some trios. A chance to work with FONS, the famous acrobatics teacher from Holland.
July 18 - 21, 2019
4 days of intensive learning with passionate acrobatics teachers from around the world. Several workshops will be running simultaneously for different skill levels.
July 18 - 21, 2019
3 Days of multiple workshops at all levels each day: AcroYoga, movement, swimming, nature, delicious meals, friends, and more.
July 19 - 21, 2019
From Day Long Intensives, to AcroJams on Iconic Belle Isle, to Photo Scavenger Hunts, and Unique Workshops for all skill levels, an event not to be missed! Some of the best teachers in the country.
July 19 - 21, 2019
2 and half days of training handstands, hand to hand, Icarian, Dance Acro & more leading up to the main Acrobatic Yoga Sicily Convention. For all levels.
July 19 - 21, 2019
Exclusive event with only 40 spots; small and cosy but with a big heart. Multi-level and advanced classes. Known and acknowledged teachers.
July 19 - 21, 2019
Learn different ways to go in & out of tricks, work on refining your H2H and F2H, using the right technique to find the most effective way to do tricks and learn cool elements.
July 19 - 21, 2019
Two and a half days, dedicated entirely to standing acro. A personalized mini-convention with incredibel international teachers, lots of workshops for various levels and plenty of jam time.
July 19 - 28, 2019
Join Danya Xena of the Acro SuperHeroes the Acro and Social Justice Teacher Training through the SuperHero Circus Academy! Must complete Pre-Course work & post-course project to receive certification.
July 20 - 21, 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.
July 20 - 21, 2019
Workshops will be: Icarian - pops & spinning; Standing acrobatics fundamentals; L-base flow; Standing acro 2 including H2H.
July 20 - 21, 2019
A 2-day fest of classes for two levels of practice, learning, flow of creativity & interaction, performances & a traditional all-night-long jam.
July 20 - 21, 2019
Master the AcroYoga foundations and be introduced to Dynamic sequencing. Skills covered: AcroYoga Foundations•Beginners Flow• Handstands & Inversions• Hand2hand •Transitions• Spotting.
July 20 - 21, 2019
Unique workshop open to all levels with superstar & award-winning duo Charlotte O'Sullivan & Nicolas Jelmoni. Get familiar with the basic technique of partner acrobatics.
July 20 - 21, 2019
Build a solid foundation, get a taste of the different disciplines of acroyoga, learn acroyoga-specific drills to get stronger, more flexible and better – faster!
July 20 - 21, 2019
2 days of yoga, acroyoga, partner acrobatics, handstand, playful transitions, connecting & chilling. Open to all levels of experience and no partner needed. Free event.
July 20 - 21, 2019
2-day handstand workshop to break down the complex puzzle that the handstand is into its fundamental pieces. Understand better the different elements that form the skill, explore & develop.
July 20 - 26, 2019
Up to 8 hours of daily practice including Acrobatics, Functional Movement, Yoga, Contact Improvisation & Bodywork. Professional movement based mentoring customised to practitioner’s individual level.
July 21 - 27, 2019
Daily workshops of flows, standing acrobatics, therapeutic flying & Thai yoga Massage for all levels with Inez Almeida, Roald Penning and Marijke van der Linde.

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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