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AcroYoga Weekend Intensive in North Carolina

  • Longwave Yoga 203 Racine Drive Wilmington, NC, 28403 United States (map)

Discover your potential on the mat through partner support! AcroYoga blends the wisdom of yoga, the power of acrobatics and draws inspiration from thai yoga massage. The practice cultivates trust, connection and playfulness. This weekend will provide a solid foundation for beginners, offer refinements for intermediate/advanced practitioners and support current yoga teachers in creative ways to build community.

AcroYoga Family Workshop & Jam | Friday, September 15
5:30- 7:00pm AcroYoga Family Workshop
7:00- 8:00pm AcroYoga Jam
This introduction to AcroYoga will explore an equal balance of yin and yang, acrobatics and restorative partner yoga. Embody joy and playful curiosity as we explore group asana, partner supported inversions, basic acrobatics, partner flying and supported savasana. Get your feet off the ground with the support of a partner in a safe & fun environment while experiencing the exchange of trust and compassionate communication.
$35; Kids 12 and under are free with accompanying adult.

AcroYoga Inversions | Saturday, September 16
11:00am- 2:30pm
Do you love to be upside down? Are you terrified of being upside down? Then this workshop is for YOU! Explore with acrobatic strength training and tightness drills, progressive inversions on your own and in partnership. Discover the keys to comfort, grace and ease in headstand, forearmstand and handstand on your own and in flight.

AcroYoga Transitions | Saturday, September 16
3:30- 6:30pm
Transitions in yoga and in life can be difficult. Explore how we can support each other through trust building, compassionate communication and connection with acrobatic and restorative flying. We will connect poses for dynamic vinyasa style flight, beginners will be challenged and intermediate practitioners will have the opportunity to refine. No partner or experience needed, willingness to have fun is a necessity.

Behind the Scenes: Teacher Discussion Sunday, September 17
10:00- 11:30am
*For yoga teachers and teachers in training only.
Explore the context behind making partner work accessible, enjoyable and safe. This session will equip you with when and why a yoga teacher would use partner work in any yoga class. Be empowered to utilize partner work as a safe and effective teaching method.

Restorative AcroYoga | Sunday, September 17
12:30- 3:30pm
Unlock your potential to release tension through a meditative exchange of relaxing touch. Inspired by Thai Yoga Massage, we will begin with a simple asana designed to prepare the mind, body and spirit for giving and receiving, then we will share leg love and a supported savasana sequence curated for active yogis. The techniques learned on the floor will be taken to the air in partner flying yoga. Surrendering to gravity and to the support of a partner, is a deeply transformational practice, allowing the release of unnecessary holdings.
No partner or experience necessary.

Full Weekend Cost:
Register for the full weekend and SAVE!
Full Weekend $235
Early Bird Discount: $220 if registered by August 9

***If registering on the amazing Longwave App, please note that technology has not yet caught up to us yogis and advanced registration (early bird) pricing is unavailable on the app at this time. To receive this pricing option, please register on our website or call the studio.***
***Enroll here to attend full weekend or register for a single session.

Earlier Event: August 11
Beloved-Sacred Arts & Music Festival
Later Event: October 6
AcroYoga Divine Play Festival