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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 7th, 2020

  • $99 for the 3 classes workshop
  • $45 per individual class to anyone

Price after November 1st, 2020

  • $125 for the 3 classes workshop
  • $50 per individual class to anyone

Link to the studio page to Enrol✨

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, 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 

There is no better time to start that today

✨ Link to the Studio page to Enrol ✨

 

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

 

Acroyoga for St Valentine’s Day

What are you planning to do on February 14th, 2020?

On St Valentine’s Day, we usually go out for dinner or exchange gifts with your love ones. Flowers, candy, red hearts, and romance…

That’s what Valentine’s day is all about, right?

But maybe this time you don’t feel like doing the same things, you would like to surprise your other half or you want to do something with a friend

Are you looking to do something more than dinner and a movie on Valentine’s Day?

If so, Acroyoga is for you, and the Valentine’s ‘season’ presents the perfect opportunity to try it out.

You’ve likely heard yoga defined as “union” or “yoke”, but what does that really mean? 

Yoga forms a connection between your breath, your mind, and your body.  

Acroyoga invites us to experience the full spectrum of our being through opportunities to give and to receive, support and be supported; to connect with your Acroyoga partner.

  • We are going to explore the sense of trust while having fun trying the acrobatic poses of yoga.
  • Closing the session you will learn a basic Thai massage technique.
  • No experience is required
  • Come by your own, with a friend or with your significant other. 

Registration in advance is required

Or send a message using the contact form

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

Why Acroyoga?

Every full moon has a different name, this was the way Native American Tribes would track the seasons. August full moon is known as the Sturgeon Full Moon. This is because Native Americans knew that the giant sturgeon of the Great Lakes and Lake Champlain were most readily caught during this full Moon. The surgeon is an ancient fish, people will call live fossil

The word “sturgeon” means “the stirrer,” which is what this giant fish does when it is looking for food; it stirs up the mud and silt on river and lake bottoms.

Famers Almanac

According to some tarot readers, August’s Full Moon invites us to let our imagination stir with eccentric ideas and visions that will contribute to the whole and betterment of our society. 

Before even knowing this I have decided to change my fundraiser classes to an Acroyoga Jam.

Every full moon since August 2018 I have been hosting a yoga class to fundraise a nonprofit organization Cayman’s Act of Random Kindness in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

I hosted these classes around the full moon dates and during the classes, we worked with the full moon energy. We reflect about what do we need to release and let go and we practices a slow yoga secuense as the Moon Salutations or Chandra Namaskar in sanskrit

(You can read more about it int this Blog Post )

August full moon in 2019 is 1 year I have been hosting these classes!

I am so happy that I want to celebrate the anniversary involving more people in an acro-yoga practice

Acroyoga is all about letting go and trust.

Letting go of the fears, the insecurities. Stop saying to your self “I can’t”, “I am not strong enough” or any other excuses that might show up.

This full moon is here to help hold you accountable for stepping into who you really are and releasing those layers and masks that no longer authentically align

Brittney Carmichael

I decided to do an acro yoga jam because when I have practiced acro-yoga for the first time I felt free but I felt free with others and I want to share this with you.

Acroyoga is a community-based practice that encourages personal transformation.

Acroyoga invites you to experience the full spectrum of your being through opportunities to:
-give and receive
-support and be supported
-experience strength and sensitivity.

It is a systematic approach to health and healing designed to be accessible for every practitioner.
It is fun to practice and fun to watch.

“The best of acro yoga is that it brings people together in the old fashion way, through human connection, touch, and play”

Jason Nemer

No one knows exactly when this practice started, acrobatics and yoga have been mixed in many ways for thousands of year.

But it has been found photos with ancients yogis practicing similar poses to what it is Acroyoga today with kids.

Krishnamacharya and one of his daughters presenting a little ‘acroyoga’ in a scene from the 1934 film documentary footage “Breath of God”

No a days there are two well known yoga shcool in Canada, “Acroyoga Montreal and “Acroyoga International”, among many other qualify teachers

Acroyoga is all about community, relationships, and partnerships. Has grown beyond one school or one person only. Thanks to the curiosity of the modern yoga teachers, practitioners, and acrobats who have shared their knowledge now we can know acro-yoga as it is.

If you are currently living or visiting in the Cayman Islands
I invite you to come and join the practice.

facebook event link

We will meet on Saturday august 17th, from 5 to 6:30pm in an outdoor grass area at Public Beach, next to Calicos bar and next to the kids playground area as a reference to find us.

Please bring:

  • Yoga Mat
  • Water bottle
  • Towel, because we are going to sweat 😉
  • Moquito spray in case de mosquito get to crazy at the sunset
  • And good vibes

All the $ donations for the class will go to fundraise Cayman’s Act of Radom Kindness.

If you love outdoor sports, yoga nd acrobatics I have created the perfect retreat for you. This is an “Acroyoga &Rock Climb Retreat” in Cayman Brac.

Click here to know more about it

Feel free to contact me any time

Join the facebook group Yoga for every Acrobat, were I posted weekly videos tutorials with easy yoga postures to to encourage you to practice at home so you can imporve your acrobatic development.

Hope to see you in on one these places

Renée

Gone to Cayman Brac

April 5th is finally here!

Acroyoga Workshop in Cayman Brac is happening!

Yesterday I was seating at the airport in Grand Cayman waiting for my flight to Cayman Brac and like almost never happen I am too early so I decides to seat and write.

For the ones who don’t know Cayman Brac is one of the 3 islands in Cayman Islands located in the Caribbean near to Cuba and Jamaica. Is the only one of the 3 where you can rock climb, dive, bike chill at the beach and do an acroyoga workshop 😉 during some dates in the year

Taking a fly from Grand Cayman to Cayman Brac is only 40 min; you have to be at the airport for your checking not longer than one hour ahead.

I have to confess I am a little bit anxious. It will be my first Acroyoga Workshop in Cayman Brac and the first ever happening there as well.

I don’t know what beautiful people will find but I am happy because I am so lucky to be able to share my passion with others in paradise.

My flight departed on time, I had a fantastic sleep night and this is my morning view.

I took this with my phone 🙂

I have been teaching since I am 24 years old. I have master degree in Physical Education and I am also a Yoga instructor pursuing my dreams.

I am saying this because I am now 35 and finally putting my self in the place I want to be.

Don’t get me wrong I have been enjoying living the life I want but lately I am looking for more balance and economy stability.

Sounds ironic right?

If I am a yoga teacher I should have found balance already and not be looking for “money” Or that is the misconception about it.

So wrong.

True be told, yoga teachers are human beings as well, we don’t have everything figured out and looking for balance is part of the personal practice.

I like to have a simple life and to do not have any material attachments but I believe after 10 years of hard work, doing my very best to provide quality in all my teachings & other jobs I deserve the reward of living a decent life where I don’t have to be looking for the cheapest, vegetarian dish in the menu if I am eating out with friends.

We all know money is doesn’t make us happy but poverty either.

Let’s be honest, we all want to live a life with bliss and comfort.

I deserve it; you deserve it; we all deserve that.

But how often we forget about that and underprice your work?

I lately learn how to value my knowledge and set boundaries when needed.

To be more confident courage, fearlessness, enthusiasm, and are NOT afraid to speak up for what I believe in.

I love teaching yoga and acroyoga is not the exception.

Acroyoga Practice is all about finding balance with your self and with others. Imagine trying yoga postures on someone else feet or someone else body parts.

Acroyoga word comes from the greek akros meaning= high and Sanskrit word yoga meaning= union. Together they form High Union; from this place so many physical shapes can be formed and students are able to literally and figuratively elevate each other.

I discovered the practice when I was living in Mexico, someone shared it to me and I want to share it as well. My highest aim is to help others to discover this wonderful practice and bring individuals into a state of union with themselves, with each other and with the community. From this place of mutual support the true self can be realised, celebrates and share the benefits of all

Acroyoga is a community based practice in encourages personal transformations. Invites you to experience the full spectrum of your being through opportunities to give and receive, to support and be supported. The best part is that is fun to do and fun to watch. It brings people together the old fashion way through human connection, touch and play

Let’s resume

  • Yoga teachers don’t know everything but we study a lot a compromise to give excellent quality in our teachings.
  • Finding balance is not easy, there is nothing wrong with you if you don’t have it yet.
  • Be aware that acroyoga or yoga practice can definitely help in the search.

Let’s roll the mat and get the party started

If it happen to be that you are close to Cayman Islands and would you like to join on one of my classes or workshops

Let’s keep in touch

P/S: April 5th is the new moon.

The new moon’s energy is wonderful for visualising, setting intentions, and gathering energy for the coming work at hand. This time isn’t good for action, but more planning, dreaming and scheming.

I leave you here with an inspirational quote

“Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over.”

Guy Finley

Namaste

Renée

Climb’N’ Yoga Weekend in Cayman Brac. April 2019

From April 5h to April 7th, 2019

How long have you been living in Grand Cayman and have never visited Cayman Brac?

How long have you wanted to try something new?

If you are looking to get out of the routine, if you are looking to spend meaningful time with people alike, ready to overcome fears, embrace challenge and learn from it.

The time is NOW

It’s time for transformation

It’s time to build trust

It’s time to go to CAYMAN BRAC

EXLORE the Brac from a different angle – It’s time to get Vertical!

I am super happy to announce that Sannyasa Yoga Acroyoga & Performances Ltd from Grand Cayman will be working together with Rock Iguana Ltd from Cayman Brac hosting a Climb and Yoga weekend, from April 5th to April 7th, 2019.

Join us in a:

ROCK CLIMBING – RAPPELING & YOGA WEEKEND

CLIMB OMMMMMMMMM!

The event will be hosted in one of the most unique Yoga venues in the Cayman Islands:

The Yogi Wall: “An outdoor yoga venue embraced by nature”

Your Yoga Studio

This event is for EVERYONE! All ages and experience levels welcome.

(No previous experienced is required for all events during the weekend)

WHAT IS INCLUDED?  

  • Acro Yoga Workshop – 2 days
  •  Chandra Namaskar – 3 nights  
  • Light Dinner – 3 vegetarian meals (vegan & gluten free options available)
  •  Rock Climbing at Yogi Wall
  •  Ocean Cave Rappel
  • All equipment for yoga, climbing and rappelling
  • Yoga Instructor Certified by International Yoga Alliance
  • AMGA Rock Climbing Guide

YOUR INVESTMENT

KYD $325 (Book before March 25th, 2019)
KYD$ 385 (Book after March 25th, 2019)

PACKPAGES

Make your trip to the Brac easier with Rock Iguana packages including accommodation and air fare from Grand Cayman to Cayman Brac.
2 nights: KYD $565 
3 nights: KYD 665

SCHEDUALE

FRIDAY, APRIL 5th – ARRIVAL

7:05pm – Arrival

7:30pm – Welcome light dinner

8:30pm – Intro to Chandra Namaskar (Moon Salutation)

SATURDAY, APRIL 6th

8:00am – Chandra Namaskar Fundamentals

8:30am – 10:30 – Intro to Acro Yoga (Beginner)

CLIMB ‘N’ YOGA @ Yogi Wall

3:00 pm– Rock Climbing (Beginner to Intermediate)

6:00pm – Light Dinner

8:00pm – Chandra Namaskar

SUNDAY, APRIL 7th

8:00 to 10:00 – Acro Yoga II

OCEAN CAVE RAPPEL

2:00pm – Rappelling + Rock Climbing (Beginner to Intermediate)

6:00pm – Light Dinner

8:00pm –  Chandra Namaskar

MONDAY, APRIL 8TH- DEPARTURE

Description of the activities:

Acroyoga – Combines yoga, acrobatics and Thai massage; this is a practice of “trust”, usually between 2 or more practitioners. Whether this is your first time hearing the term “AcroYoga” or you are a seasoned practitioner, join us to explore the fundamentals of movement, dynamic transitions, communication, strength and flexibility of the body and the mind”

Chandra Namaskar (Moon Salutations) – Is a sequence which reveres and honours the energy of the moon, it involves moving to the right and left, and facing the long edge of the mat. The side stretches and circular movements of the sequence can be considered to represent the phases of the moon as it waxes and wanes. Chandra Namaskara is considered more yin in nature than the intrinsically yang Surya Namaskara. As such, Chandra Namaskara is a more cooling, meditative sequence of postures, which is ideally to be practiced in the evening.


Rock Climbing – Explore your verticality and see the world from a different angle! Rock climbing is perfect if you are looking to try something new and exciting. Focuses on top-rope climbing in a safe, fun, and casual environment. Absolutely no prior climbing experience is necessary. The climbing routes will be specifically chosen for the group, providing a customized and memorable experience at the Yogi Wall.

Ocean Cave Rappel – Stand on the edge of a cave 50ft off the ground overlooking the Caribbean Sea and get ready to descend! This mini-expedition is the ultimate combination of action and scenery. The perfect entry-level rappel tour for anyone who craves adventure.


Would you like to have a peek of how it would be to be at the Brac?

YouTube Link

Meet your instructors

Renee Ravazzani -Argentina

Founder of ” Sannyasa Yoga Acroyoga & Performances Ltd”

She is an entrepreneur yoga instructor certified by the International Yoga Alliance, an aerial circus acrobatics performer, a rock climber, diver and fire dancer!

With a Master’s Degree in Physical Education and 10 years of experience, she follow her passion of helping others to overcome fears and motivates them to discover a new world of physical activities like aerial silks, aerial hoop, yoga and acroyoga classes.

Little- known fact: when Renée was 20 years old she saw the Cirque Du Soleil show for the first time and she knew that is what she wanted to dedicate herself to. A couple of years after Renée said ‘see you later’ to Argentina, her home country in order achieved her dreams and discover the world. During her travelling she had the opportunity to continue her education, perform and teach in places like France, Spain, Mexico, Brazil, India and now Cayman Islands where she live full time 

Renée met Angel when she arrived in Grand Cayman in 2015 and both decided to bring together their passions yoga & climbing into unique classes in Cayman Brac.

Angel Robledo -Brazil
Founder of Rock Iguana Cayman/ Yoga Teacher RYT 200/ Hridaya Yoga 120H / AMGA Rock Climbing Instructor.

Yoga first encountered Angel’s path while studying Tibetan Buddhism Philosophy, in 2001 and in 2012 she  finished a  Yoga  Ashram in Rishikeshi. 

With great success, Angel  started to create her own routines to release her lower back pain and happily shares these moves with fellow Yogis and students. She went back to India many times after that where she finished her teacher training in Dharamsala, yet she continues taking courses and self-studying on a daily basis, always seeking to broaden and share her knowledge. Angel’s desire to create in Cayman Brac, a true Yogi Community and a sacred place to practice.

“Yoga has transformed her life, Angel being Angel desires to share her love, experiences & knowledge with others.The Yogi Wall is her expression of Love to all Beings and the Mother Nature. Having an outdoor yoga venue embraced by nature is the mother’s gift to all who enter the sacred space. 
Angel believes this is the best place to connect our energy with the elements and our true selves


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