What is AntiGravity Yoga?
AntiGravity Yoga is a fitness regime designed to increase one’s overall health and physical agility while having fun and creating beauty. AntiGravity is an acrobatic performance company whose daily workout utilizes the AntiGravity Hammock. The technique was created by gymnasts for the sake of exploring the air and has been modified and enhanced to fit into the yoga mold and to cater to the everyday athlete. By adding additional techniques from dance, pilates and calisthenics, AntiGravity has created a complete workout that is certain to get you in shape while realigning you from the compression of gravity. AntiGravity Yoga takes into consideration both meanings of the word — working to manipulate physics while staying lighthearted.
What is AntiGravity?
AntiGravity is an acrobatic performance troupe that was founded in NYC in 1990 by Christopher Harrison. From the Olympics to Broadway to MTV, they are the most prominent American based company in the rapidly emerging field of Aerial Arts. The company is best known for their performances which incorporate AntiGravity Boots, Dancing Bungees and the AntiGravity Hammock.
What is the AntiGravity Hammock?
The AntiGravity Hammock is a structural fabric that is connected from two overhead points. It acts like a swing or soft trapeze. The AntiGravity Hammock is utilized to change one’s dynamic relationship to the ground, allowing the participant to better understand their body and its relationship to physics.
BENEFITS OF ANTI GRAVITY YOGA
Decompress tight joints, relieving pressure while aligning the vertebrae of the spine without strain
Perform advanced yoga inversions without neck or back compression
Hold challenging yoga postures longer and in correct alignment
Stretch further with less strain
Add an entirely new dimension to your practice
Create better body awareness while increasing overall agility (source)
This Class looks like SO MUCH FUN!!! Now if I only had a crunch gym in my area….
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