Acroyoga for adults

AcroYoga (AKA as Acrobatic Partner Yoga or Contact Yoga)
(More videos at the botom of this page)

The fall session has begun but you can drop-into a class any time or sign up for the rest of the session at the pro-rated price. Registration for the winter session begins on November 15th.

SeasonLevelDatesTimeCostRegister here
FallIntermediate*Wednesdays Sept 6-Dec 206:15pm-7:45pm$256 for 16 classes
FallBeginnerMondays Sept 11-Dec 18 (excl. Oct 9) 7:30pm-9:00pm$224 for 14 classes
WinterBeginnerMondays Jan 8 - March 12 (excl. Feb 19) 8:00pm-9:15pm$135 for 9 classes
WinterIntermediate*Wednesdays Jan 10 - March 147:00pm-8:30pm$160 for 10 classes

Drop-ins: If the class is not full then drop-ins are possible. It is always best to make sure there is availability in the class before coming. You can reserve your drop-in spot within 6 days in advance by clicking the ‘Register Now’ button above and then scrolling down to click on the calendar on the date you wish to drop-in. Drop-in cost is$20 for one class. 

Ottawa_Circus_School_AcroYoga_Sophie_ElliotWhat is Acroyoga?

Partner lifts with a yogic consciousness.

Yoga concepts of good body alignment, movement and breath are mixed with the strength training of acrobatics and the playful kindness of community building all with a dash of dance aesthetics. No matter what your previous experience, we will guide you to achieve fluid transitions through postures that might seem inaccessible but can be attained through practice, techniques and partner awareness.

Throughout the session, participants will be supported in order to move confidently into progressive postures, with safe spotting techniques.

So join the playful fitness movement for fun-filled evenings of partner postures, counterbalancing, and lifts!

Hope to see you there!

Ottawa_Circus_School_Sophie_PierreBeginner level: No experience necessary. Discover how some of those impressive lifts are actually accessible to you. Week to week you’ll progress and build strength and flexibility to master the basic lifts.

*Intermediate level: You have solid basics and are ready to challenge yourself safely in more advanced progressions and transitions. Intermediate prerequisite: base or fly all of the following: bird, bow, upward facing bird (plank), throne, shoulder stand, reverse shoulder stand, star, cartwheel to bat, plus 1 minute plank and 20 second handstand at the wall.

All-levels class: From absolute beginner to advanced student. The classes offer something for everyone to learn at each class.

Ottawa_Circus_School_Sophie_Diana_2Wear fitted stretchy clothes for going upside down.

You’re welcome with or without a partner; you’ll match up with others or with an instructor. We usually work in groups of 3

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