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Restorative Aerial Yoga

Our in person Aerial Yoga classes are on hold until we reopen, but we can still share this practice online via zoom if you have a home hammock!

Email Jo for more details or to arrange a time.

New to zoom? It's very easy to use, Check out our Guide to Using Zoom for Live Online Classes

We will also be adding new Aerial Yoga Classes to our online library each week.

A relaxing and rejuvenating style of aerial yoga designed to nurture you. We spend more time with the hammock hung low to the ground in these classes (so they are a great option if you don't enjoy full inversions). In Restorative Aerial Yoga we use the fluidity of the fabric to encourage graceful, flowing movement and it's support in deeper stretches.

In Aerial Yin Yoga we stay in each shape for 3-5 minutes at a time, with an emphasis on feeling into our connective tissues and cultivating mediative awareness.

Our Friday night class combines elements of both practices concluding with a nice long floating savasana.

Benefits

Enhanced core strength and stability. Even though this is a gentle and relaxing class, your body will naturally work to find stability as the fabric moves. Many people find this really improves their balance outside of the fabric. This is particularly useful for people who are unable to practice standing balancing postures.

Many people find it easier to meditate in the fabric

The feeling of being cocooned in the fabric can be very soothing and relaxing for the mind.

When we are immersed in the sensation of learning a new movement, we don't tend to think as much about our usual worries, and the mental chatter of distraction settles down - it feels easier to tune into the present moment.

The support of the fabric and freedom of movement it allows can really help to release tension in the body. Many people report an improvement in neck and lower back after practice - however everyone is different so please keep us up to date with any aches, pains or injuries so we can adjust your practice accordingly.

What to wear

For Aerial Yoga, wear comfortable clothing that covers your armpits (sleeve) and legs. Cotton or cotton blend fabric is best (non-slippery). Wear something you can move easily in, that will not be too loose or floppy, remember, you will be upside down!

Leggings, tracksuit or yoga pants are great- jeans or rough stiff fabric will be uncomfortable.

PLEASE NO ZIPPERS, JEWELRY, MAKE UP OR FAKE TAN - this will damage the hammocks.

Watch out for little zippered pockets in your yoga pants or tops - these little zippers can tear the hammock fabric.

Contraindications

Pregnancy, glaucoma, recent surgery (esp. shoulder, eyes, back, hips, hands or wrist), heart disease, very high or low blood pressure, easy onset vertigo, motion sickness, osteoporosis / bone weakness, recent head injury, cerebral sclerosis, propensity for fainting, carpal tunnel syndrome, severe arthritis, sinusitis or head cold, hiatal hernia, disc herniation or acute discogenic disease, recent stroke, artificial hips, radiculitis (inflammation of nerve root in spine), severe muscle spasms, botox injections (within 6 hours). If any of this issues affect you, we may need to check with your doctor before commencing or leave certain exercises out of your program. Always let us know of any medical conditions/concerns before each session begins!

Questions

Is Aerial Yoga Hard?

No!  Aerial Yoga is easy and accessible for nearly everyone, but if you want an extra challenge there are lots of fun core and upper body strengthening moves including handstands and flips!

Is Aerial Yoga a Good Workout?

Absolutely! You can tone, stretch and nurture your entire body!

We care more about how you feel than how you look, but if an active practice makes you feel good then we've got you covered!

What should I Wear for Aerial Yoga?

For Aerial Yoga, wear comfortable workout wear that covers armpits (sleeve) and legs. Cotton or cotton blend fabric is best (non-slippery). Wear something you can move easily in, that will not be too loose or floppy, remember, you will be upside down!

Leggings, tracksuit or yoga pants are great- jeans or rough stiff fabric will be uncomfortable. PLEASE NO ZIPPERS, JEWELLERY, MAKE UP OR FAKE TAN- this will damage the hammocks.

Watch out for little zippered pockets in your yoga pants or tops - these little zippers can tear the hammock fabric.

Wear comfortable clothes you can move easily in for yoga and pilates classes.

More questions about Aerial Yoga

Pricing

Our studio classes are on hold for now, but if you have access to an aerial hammock we are offering private classes live online via zoom.

$90 one one one

$45 each for two people

$30 each for three people

$25 each for four or more people

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