Handstand Extravaganza Convention in Menfi

Event Details

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HEC 2020 – Handstand & Hand2Hand
Sicily ☀️
1-5 July 2020
1st Edition
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www.handstandconvention.com

The first International convention with 5 days of full immersion in the world of Handstand and Hand2hand with highly talented International teachers.

🔹 More than 5 training hours per day
🔹 5 simultaneous workshops for all levels, skills and tricks!
🔹 More than 10 International teachers
🔹 Acrobatic, circus and musical jams
🔹 A stunning endless beach and a pristine sea
🔹 More than 500 sqm playground, both indoor and outdoor
🔹 Tatami, longe, handstand canes and mats
🔹 Extravagant olympics games and performances
🔹 A final party!

You will always find the workshop which best suits your needs, skills and goals.
Workshops are planned to ensure tailored training for each participant.
From the very beginner to the most advanced level, there will be significant care for the goals and the practice of every individual.

The convention will be held in English.

The keys?
Enthusiasm, commitment, willingness, challenge, connection, fun and extravaganza!

⚠️ Important Disclaimer!
Handstand practice is known to create obsessive addiction and this event might considerably intensify yours!!

💢 INTERNATIONAL TEACHER TEAM 💢

❇ Mau Jara – INAC, Portugal
❇ Luca Forte – FLIC, Italy
❇ Tony Panaro – DOCH, Stockholm
❇ Jesse Saunders – UK
❇ Elaine Briant – DOCH, Stockholm
❇ Sam on Hands – Italy
❇ Ben and Ellie – Analogue Acrobatics – DOCH, Stockholm
❇ Virgilio and Giorgio – Duo Minuti – Italy

Teachers’ short bio on our website: handstandconvention.com

Other international teachers to be announced!

Would you like to share and teach something extravagant?
Write us!

💢 PROGRAM 💢

❇ Wednesday, 1st
2 pm – Registration
3 pm – Open Circle and Extravagant Warm up
3:30 – 5:00 pm – Workshops
5:00 – 5:30 pm – Break
5:30 – 7:00 pm – Workshops

❇ Thursday, 2nd
9:00 – 9:30 am – Warm up
9:30 – 11:00 am – Workshops
11:00 – 11:15 am – Short Break
11:15 – 12:45 pm – Workshops
1:00 – 3:30 pm – Lunch Break
4:00 – 4:15 pm – Warm up
4:15 – 6:15 pm – Workshops
6:15 – 7:00 pm – Free Training
7:00 – 9:00 pm – Dinner Break
9:00 pm – Extravaganza

❇ Friday, 3rd
9:00 – 9:30 am – Warm up
9:30 – 11:00 am – Workshops
11:00 – 11:15 am – Short Break
11:15 – 12:45 pm – Workshops
After 1:00 pm – Lunch and Free Afternoon
(circus jam, swim, relax, visit and wonder)
7:30 – 9:00 pm – ALL TOGETHER dinner (included in the convention cost)
From 9:00 pm – Performances, Music jams and Extravaganza!

❇ Saturday, 4th
9:00 – 9:30 am – Warm up
9:30 – 11:00 am – Workshops
11:00 – 11:15 am – Short Break
11:15 – 12:45 pm – Workshops
1:00 – 3:30 pm – Lunch Break
4:00 – 4:30 pm – Warm up
4:30 – 6:30 pm – Workshops
6:30 – 7:00 pm – Break
7:00 – 8:00 pm – Extravaganza Olympics Games
8:00 – 10:00 pm – Dinner Break
From 10:00 pm – Closing Party!

❇ Sunday, 5th
10:00 – 10:30 am Slow Good Morning Warm-up
10:30 – 12:00 am – The very last workshops
12:00 – Closing Circle
And then? Feel free to keep playing on the beach, in the water and relax!

💢 COSTS 💢

€270 – Regular Full Price
€230 – Early Bird until April the 10th
€190 – Super Early Bird Price for the first 20 participants

Prices include the registration and the sports insurance.

❇ Food and accommodation are not included, apart from the ‘ALL TOGETHER” dinner on Friday night.

Maximum number of participants:
70 – We want to ensure a high quality of teaching and learning, without overcrowded classes.

💢 THE VENUE

The convention will be held at the Camping “La Palma”, in Via Delle Palme 29 – Lido Fiori, Menfi (AG).
Workshops will take place both indoor, in a big 300 sqm room, and outdoor, on two huge tatami platforms under trees and shady areas.

Camping website: https://www.campinglapalma.com/en/

💢 WHERE TO SLEEP

We have a special deal with the camping which offers the following options. Prices are per person, per night and include parking
🔹 Apartments (from 4 to 5 beds, full equipped): €18
🔹Caravan (from 3 to 5 beds, with fridge, shade, cooking space): €15
🔹Tent: €10

You can reserve your accommodation by directly contacting the camping site and using the code “EXTRAVAGANZA” or writing us to: [email protected]

If you need help, additional solutions or other info, please, feel free to write us.

💢 WHAT TO BRING

Training clothes, swimming suits, sea towel, sunscreen, mosquito repellent, your camping kit (if you are camping).
Feel free to bring your musical instruments!

💢 WHERE TO EAT

We have a deal with the camping La Palma. You can order your lunch meals a day in advance for €5.
The camping site has a mini market with basic groceries available.
There are restaurants, pizzerias, street food kiosks and cafès in the neighborhood.

💢 HOW TO REACH THE VENUE

Visit the ❇ RIDE-SHARE ❇ Facebook group to find a travelmate and share the journey and the expenses to the convention:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/3421149901259825/

〰️ BY CAR
Highway A29, direction Mazara del Vallo (if you come from Palermo), exit Castelvetrano, take S.S. 115 direction Sciacca, exit Menfi, follow the signs to Lido Fiori, then to Camping La Palma.
or
S.S. 624 Palermo – Sciacca, exit Menfi and follow the signs to Lido Fiori, then to Camping La Palma.

〰️ BY A SHARED TAXI SERVICE
Groups from 3 to 4 people can be collected from the airport to the venue.
Cost of the service: about €20 per person.
Send us an email with your name(s), airport and time of arrival.

〰️ BY PLANE and BUS
The international airports of Palermo (Falcone-Borsellino) and Trapani (Birgi) are the closest ones, from which you can hire a car or take a bus to Menfi (check timetable) or to the closest city and then to Menfi (AG). Then the bus from Menfi to Lido Fiori. Then walk to the camping site.
This solution might be a little bit tricky depending on the time of your arrival.

From Palermo Airport: http://www.autobussola.it/
From Trapani Airport: http://www.autolineelumia.it/
From Menfi to Lido Fiori: https://www.adranone.it/orari-autolinee/urbane/

➥ ➥ REGISTRATION 👇👇

Click on the following button for registration and booking
https://hec2020.eventbrite.it