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Find your Forearm Balance

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Dates:

  • November 15th, 2020. Time: 10am to 11:15am 
  • November 22nd, 2020. Time: 10am to 11:15am 
  • November 29th, 2020. Time: 10am to 11:15am 

 

Price before November 1st, 2020

  • $99 for the 3 classes workshop 
  • $89 for anyone who did the headstand workshop 
  • $45 per individual class to anyone

Price after November 1st, 2020

  • $125 for the 3 classes workshop 
  • $115 for anyone who did the headstand workshop 
  • $50 per individual class to anyone 

Specifications

During this workshop we will work in a progressive way, from the 1st to the last class, respecting each person’s individualities.

This is a 90% physical practice, where it will always be something to do to bring improvement and to focus on each person’s practice.

Ideal for curious beginners and intermediate practitioners who are ready to challenge their balance when being upside down.

 

Requirement:

  • Be comfortable practicing headstand or sirsasana inversion. (no need to be an expert).
  • Attire: comfortable sports clothing.
  • We will work barefoot.
  • Bring your own mat and water bottle.

Contraindication:

  • Please don’t enroll in the workshop if you have spine injuries, shoulder injuries, neck injuries or recent surgeries.

Curriculum:

  • November 15th, 2020

  1. Energizing warm-up and conditioning exercises.
  2. Recognize the postural muscles that will help you to keep the inversion practice.
  3. Proper hands, head, forearms and shoulder positions to build a solid foundation.
  4. Difference between hand and forearm foundation to pinky finger and forearm foundation.
  5. Proper practice with and without the wall.
  6. Learn how to fall out of the pose safely and with precaution.
  7. Split entrance, maybe backbends.
  8. Flexibility, Relaxation & Meditation.

 

  • November 22nd th, 2020

  1. Energizing warm-up and conditioning exercises.
  2. Learn how to be a spotter and how to practice with a spot. 
  3. Practice how to fall out of the pose safely and with precaution.
  4. Muscle engagement and control when lifting your legs in your inverted posture. 
  5. Working to achieve “the line” with a neutral spine position.
  6. Knee tuck legs entrance.
  7. Practice and understand the difference between headstand and forearm stand.  
  8. Flexibility, Relaxation & Meditation 

 

  • November 29th, 2020

  1. Energizing warm-up and conditioning exercises 
  2. How is your perception when being upside-down? Get laser focused.
  3. Gain control and find the effortless balance. 
  4. Play with leg transitions without touching the ground.
  5. Have fun and explore what else your body can do.
  6. Restorative postures.
  7. Relaxation & Meditation 

If you have any questions use box below, and I will happy to answer

 

Master your Headstand

Inversions are considered to be some of the most effective yoga poses for focusing the mind, detoxing the body, and soothing the soul.

Considering most of our lives are spent with our heads held high, legs below and feet grounded, reversing this arrangement feels like a refreshing change of pace.

Plus, it has lots of benefits. For starters, inversions build upper-body strength, balance and confidence.  They also prompt you to see the world from a new perspective! 

Moving into postures where your head is lower than your heart also helps to prevent lymphatic fluid from pooling in your legs (a result of our upright lives), while increasing circulation to your brain—a combo that instantly boosts energy.

Then, there’s the fact that inversions can be so much fun. They give us an opportunity to get a little playful with our practice and not take ourselves so seriously.

 

In-person workshop at Quinntessentialmovement Studio.

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

Dates:

  • Sunday, October 11th, 2020. Time: 10 am to 11:15 am
  • Sunday, October 18th, 2020. Time: 10am to 11:15am 
  • Sunday, October 25th, 2020. Time: 10am to 11:15am 

Price before September 28th, 2020

  • $99 for the 3 classes workshop 
  • $89 for anyone who did the online workshop during COVID19
  • $45 per individual class to anyone

Price after September 28th, 2020

  • $125 for the 3 classes workshop 
  • $115 for anyone who did the online workshop during COVID19
  • $50 per individual class to anyone 

Specifications

During this workshop we will work in a progressive way, from the 1st to the last class, respecting each person’s individualities.

It is ideal for beginners and intermediate practitioners as there will always be something to do to improve and to focus on.

Requirement:

  • Attire: comfortable sports clothing 
  • We will work barefoot 
  • Bring your own mat and water bottle 

Contraindication:

  • Please don’t enroll in the workshop if you have spine injuries, neck injuries or recent surgeries.

Curriculum:

  • October 11th, 2020

  1. Energizing warm-up and conditioning exercises.
  2. Recognize the postural muscles that will help you to keep the inversion practice. 
  3. Proper head, shoulders, elbows and hand positions to build a solid foundation.
  4. Difference between sirsasana and tripod headstand.
  5. Proper practice with and without the wall.
  6. Learn how to fall off the pose safely and with precaution.
  7. Knee tuck entrance & split entrance.
  8. Flexibility, Relaxation & Meditation.

 

  • October 18th, 2020

  1. Energizing warm-up and conditioning exercises.
  2. Practice how to fall with safety and precaution.
  3. Gain control when lifting your legs in your inverted posture. 
  4. Straddle legs entrance.
  5. Pike legs entrance.
  6. Cross legged/ Ganurasana legs.
  7. Flexibility, Relaxation & Meditation 

 

  • October 25th, 2020

  1. Energizing warm-up and conditioning exercises. 
  2. How is your perception when being upside-down? Get laser-focused.
  3. Gain control and find the effortless balance.
  4. Play and explore the different leg variations you’ve learned as an entrance to balance.
  5. Transitioning from one leg position to another without touching the ground.
  6. Restorative postures.
  7. Relaxation & meditation.

 

For the ones who can not assist in-person.

It will be an online version of the workshop.

If you are interest

Please write down your email and I will send you the information

June 2020- Online Classes

Class Description:

  • Yoga in Spanish :

This yoga class is taught in Spanish.
Ideal if you are a native Spanish speaking person or you would like to practice your Spanish while doing yoga.
Please notified you, instructor, if you have any injuries.

Esta clase de yoga se enseña en Español a donación, (mínimo 10usd)
Practicamos diferentes estilos de yoga, incluyendo Hatha, Vinyasa y Restorativo.  Principiantes en la practica son bienvenidos.

  • Hatha Flexibility Yoga Class: 

This is a gentle flow, we start the practice with a nice warm-up. Staying longer in the postures giving our body time to adjust to the pose and improve our flexibility and mobility. Ideal for when you feel tired but you know you will feel amazing after your yoga session

 

  • 30min Vinyasa 30 min Restorative Flow :

This is class-based on postures to build overall strength and resistance, sometimes we will sweat but don’t worry it will be a nice reward for your efforts, ending the class with yummy restorative postures and breathing techniques

  • Free Yoga tutorial for Acrobats:

This is a free yoga tutorial I share inside of the private Facebook group Yoga for every Acrobat. An online community for aerial acrobats, pole dancers, or anyone who is curious about how to improve flexibility mobility and strength with yoga.

Special Class | Workshop

  • Headstand Club:

During these classes, we will have fun while learning how to get into your headstand and feel comfortable on your balance upside-down. Specific conditioning & flexibility exercise are included. Beginners are welcome

  • Straddles & Splits | Online Workshop:

During this workshop, we will focus on the flexibility and strength needed, going over exercises and stretches to improve your square split and your straddle split Whether you’re just starting your flexibility journey, or you’ve been at it for a while, you will walk away from this workshop knowing how to improve those splits and what to work on to keep seeing progress!

 Book your Class

Schedule

 

 

May 2020, Online classes

Check the options below

Weekly schedule Online Yoga Classes in English & Spanish

live-streamed on Zoom App

FRIDAY

SUNDAY

8:30 am to 9:30 am

Hatha Yoga Flow 

Class-based:

On flexibility, mobility & restorative postures

Props:

  • Yoga mat or towel
  • Yoga blocks or straps or belts, (optional ) 
5 pm to 6 pm

30min of Vinyasa Dynamic Flow and 30min of Restorative

Class-based:

On postures to build overall strength and resistance.

Ending the session with restorative and breathing techniques

Props:

  • Yoga mat or towel
  • Yoga blocks or straps or belts, (optional ) 

Please check the  time zone converter 

Replay of the classes is available

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April 2020

During the month of April I will be teaching online classes

Weekly schedule Online Yoga Classes for the Cayman Islands community

live-streamed on Zoom App

FRIDAY- SUNDAY
10:30 am to 11:30 am

Hatha Yoga Flow 

Class-based:

On flexibility, mobility & restorative postures

5 pm to 6 pm

Vinyasa Dynamic Flow

Class-based:

On postures to build overall strength and resistance

 

 

What do you have to do to have access to these classes?

1- If you can make any donations will be appreciated:
On Butterfield Bank as a registered payee
SANNYASA YOGA ACROYOGA AND PERFORMANCE LTD

2- Make sure to download the Zoom app to your device and create an account.
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Special Classes⠀

Tuesday April 7th, 2020- 10:30am

Gentle Yoga Flow.

Click here to know more about it

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  • Headstand Challenge

If you like the challenging postures of yoga and you are looking to build body control, strength  and balance. This 3 class series is for you.

You will learn how to get in and out in a safe way of the famous Sirsasana Yoga pose also known in English as headstand.

Benefits of the pose:

  • Calms the mind
  • Increases focus.
  • Is therapeutic for a headache and migraine:
  • Strengthen core, arms and shoulders

We will work in a progressive way, safety is our motto

I will be teaching this challenge using  Zoom app. with Quinntessential Movement Studio.

If you can not make it on the day and the time of the class, a replay will be available .

With the possibility to buy the 3 class sequence to keep your practice going at hoe any time.

Sunday April 19th

10am

Sunday April 26th

10am

Thursday April 30th

10am

What are we going to cover:

  • Understanding of being upside-down.
  • Split entry and exit.
  • Curl up/ curls down entry and exit

Materials:

  • Yoga mat or blanket or towel.
  • To be close to a wall or your bed
What are we going to cover:

  • Core work
  • Pike up entry and exit.
  • Straddle up entry and exit

Materials:

  • Yoga mat or blanket or towel.
  • To be close to a wall or your bed
What are we going to cover:

  •  Core work.
  • Body Alignment.
  • We will play with variations!

Materials:

  • Yoga Mat or Blanket or towel.
  • Close to a wall or to your bed.
  • You will need 2 or 3 elements like a shirt, a belt, sunglasses or watch

 

 

  • Full Body Strength & Flexibility

Divided in 3 sessions, to keep you Boyd strong and flexible.

This will be live-streamed classes with zoom app with Quinntessential Movement Studio.

If you would like to sign up and you missed the class. A replay will be available for 24hrs to practice.

Monday April 13th, 2020

10am-EST

Monday April 20th, 2020

10am – EST

Monday April 27th, 2020

10am- EST

 

 

 

 

Let’s keep the practice going

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Contact me for any enquires

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February 2020

Weekly Classes:

  • Wyndham Reef Resort, Grand Cayman Cayman Islands.
MONDAYWEDNESDAYFRIDAY
8am to 9am
Hatha Yoga Flow
8am to 9am
Hatha Yoga Flow
8am to 9am
Hatha Yoga Flow
CLASSES ARE 1HR

Weekly Classes:

  • Quinntessential Movement Studio, Galleria Plaza. Grand Cayman Cayman Islands
MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYSATURDAY
6pm Flexibility Class

7pm Aerial Hoop Intermediate

8pm Aerial Hoop Beginners
3:45pm Aerial Kids Initiation

4:45pm Aerial Kids & Gymnastics.
3:45pm Aerial Kids & Gymnastics.

4:45pm Aerial Youth 10+

6pm Aerial Silks Begginers

7pm Aerial Silks Intermediate.

11:15am Aerial Hoop Mix Levels

12:15pm Aerial silks Mix Levels

5th, 12th, 19nd 8pm “Intro to Aerials Course”


All the classes are 1hr long except kids’ classes and gymnastics are 45min.

Workshops:

  • Quinntessential Movement, Galleria Plaza. Grand Cayman Cayman Islands
Conditioning for AerialistsAcroyoga on St. Valentine’s DayCreate your Choreography
Feb. 2nd, 10 am to 11:30am.
$35 per person.
Member discount available.
Link
Feb. 14th, 6 to 7:30pm.
$55 per person or $85 per couple.
Member discount available.
Link
Feb. 22nd 1:45pm to 3:15pm.
$35 per person.
Member discount available.
Link

Special Classes:

Monthly Acroyoga Jam By donations to fundraise Cayman’s Act of Random Kindeness

February 9th 3 to 4:30pm
Public Beach’grass patch next to the kids playground.
Event link Click Here

The schedule is subject to change

For private classes and more info contact me at

💌 info@sannyasa.yoga

January 2020

Weekly Classes at

  • Whyndam Reef Resort, Grand Cayman Cayman Islands.
MondayWednesdayFriday
8am to 9am
Hatha Yoga Flow
8am to 9am
Hatha Yoga Flow
8am to 9am
Hatha Yoga Flow
All classes are 1hr long

Weekly classes at:

  • Quinntessential Movement Studio, Galleria Plaza. Grand Cayman Cayman Islands
MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYSATURDAY
6pm Flexibility Class

7pm Aerial Hoop Intermediate

8pm Aerial Hoop Beginners
3:45pm Aerial Kids Initiation

4:45pm Aerial Kids & Gymnastics.
3:45pm Aerial Kids & Gymnastics.

4:45pm Aerial Youth 10+

6pm Aerial Silks Begginers

7pm Aerial Silks Intermediate.
11:15am Aerial Hoop Mix Levels

12:15pm Aerial silks Mix Levels
08th, 15th, 22nd 8pm “Intro to Aerials Course”
All the classes are 1hr long except kids classes and gymnastics are 45min.

Monthly Acroyoga Jam By donations to fundraise Cayman’s Act of Random Kindeness
January 12th 3 to 4:30pm
Public Beach’grass patch next to the kids playground.
Event link Click Here

Schedule is subject to change

For private classes and more info contact me

Intro to Acroyoga Workshop

Finally, I will be hosting this workshop I wanted to do for a long time and you are invited 😊

Let me tell more about it:

“AcroYoga is a dynamic partner practice that blends the wisdom of yoga, the dynamic power of acrobatics and the loving-kindness of the healing arts. It is a fun way to move your body and connect with others”

This workshop series is all-levels and will feature partner exercises to help grow your practice. We will explore safety and roles (base, flyer, spotter) and work towards fun poses and transitions in safe and accessible ways. We’ll also introduce concepts of Thai massage and the principals of therapeutic movement. No experience is necessary; everyone will find success.

You can come with a partner OR independently to meet new friends at the workshop!

🦋Week 1- Sunday, September 15, 2019, From 2-4pm
Forward Flying + Transitions

🦋Week 2- Saturday, November 2, 2019. From 1:30-3:30pm
Backward Flying + Transitions

🦋Week 3 Sunday, November 3, 2019. From 1:30-3:30pm
Partner Inversions + Transitions

INVESTMENT:
Members – $35 per session
Nonmembers – $45 per session

This workshop is available any time with a minimum of 4 participants.

Please contact me to sign up or any others request

info@sannyasa.yoga

Or write down your email address

Myths of Acroyoga

Acroyoga is a healing practice.
The word comes from the Greek root akros, meaning hight and the Sanskrit word Yoga, meaning union. Together they form AcroYoga-Hight Union.


Many wonderful physical shapes and relationships can be formed, by this practice we can literally and figuratively elevate each other. we can get to know ourselves in a better way establishing deep states of union with ourselves, with others and with the community we live in.

Most likely when someone sees me practicing acro-yoga or any of the acrobatics postures of yoga I always get the comment of “I would love to try but I am too big, or I am not flexible or I am not strong

And that is not true, we create these stereotypes about how should we look or be before getting into the practice.
How crazy this sound?

  • Myth number 1:
    “I need to be strong”

It will help if you are strong enough to hold your body weight or if have any physical activity background, but you don’t need to be strong, instead, you need to be patient, you will get stronger with the practice and you have to.

  • Myth number 2:
    “I need to be flexible”

As I mentioned before it will help if you have your body flexibility available, but this not always is needed, instead is more important to work in the body awareness, knowing your body will help you to move better and to understand the flow of body movement with others.

  • Myth number 3:
    ” I am too tall, too big or too small”

Here is where the rule of the sides doesn’t matters apply. You do need to understand your body, knows how you move, how you balance and you will combine your movements finding balance with others. But if you have been following the movement path, I mean if you haven’t dedicated time to do any physical activity that will help you with this, don’t worry what it matters is how committed are you with the acro-yoga practice , because if you are committed and you dedicate time you will learn how to find efficiency in your movement; you will understand your body and the others, you will have fun, while you learn.

  • Myth number 4:
    “I don’t have the right clothes”

You don’t need any fancy clothing to practice acro yoga, just arrived with comfortable clothing that will allow you to move freely. it is better not to wear saggy clothes because it can interfere in the movements with your partners and get trapped in a toe or a finger with the acro-yoga transitions. You don’t want that. Is ok to wear leggings and sports t-shirts or tops

Be aware that if you are wearing tiny shorts and you need to do a poses that demands to straddle, someone might be seen more than they prefer to see. So be mindful and respectful with yourself and others.

  • Myth Number 5th:
    “I don’t have a yoga mat”

Ok, now you are just looking for excuses. You don’t need a super fancy yoga mat as people post on social media. I have been using my mat, the same mat for 5 years, and it works well. Before having a yoga mat I use a towel or I looked for grass areas where the practice will be more enjoyable

  • Myth number 6,
    “I don’t have anyone to practice with”

It will always be better to have an acro partner to practice with and be able to grow in the practice together but this is, not your case you can start by working at home with the acrobatics postures of yoga-like sirsasana (headstand pose) or any arm balancing like bakasana (crow pose) As I mentioned before understanding your body will help you to have a more enjoyable practice with others, so when you find someone you are already one step ahead in the practice Other option will be to approach the community in the beach or the parks, depending where do you live. When you find any acro yoga jam don’t be shy, that is your time to go for it and meet wonderful people who for sure will open you the door be part of their practice.

I hope this helps you to start with your acro yoga practice if this is what you want to do and you have been postponed it.

Oh, and before I forget, if you are currently living or visiting in Cayman Island.

I am hosting 2 acroyoga events:

  1. An Acroyoga Jam- class, by donations to fundraise a non-profit organization Cayman’s Act of Random Kindness.

If you would like to join is check out the full info on my facebook page,

2. An Acroyoga Workshop Series, were will get a deeper understanding of the Acroyoga practice.

This will be done at a yoga studio in grand Cayman, Cayman Yoga Club.

“Be brave, be courageous and you will be surprised by your achievements”

Renée