Learn to Handstand Workshop
With Baris Yazar
Date: 21st April 2018 2pm – 4pm
Baris has been successfully teaching Capoeira for Over 15 years in London. His outstanding capacity and contribution as a teacher to the community has been recognised through the Lukas award for ‘Best Brazilian Dance Teacher of the year’ in both 2011 and 2012. In this time he has developed a fun, challenging and exhilarating Capoeira inspired bodyweight conditioning class called i.flo – filled with efficient exercise routines and techniques, designed to aid beginners into the art of Capoeria.
In addition to teaching Capoeira, Baris has performed at many prestigious venues, including: The Royal Albert Hall, Wembley Arena and the opening of the O2 Arena. He has also participated and hosted workshops in many dance companies, universities, schools, Gyms, yoga centers, events and festivals in London and across Europe.
This workshop is open to all but specifically designed for those who want to learn in a fun and encouraging environment. We all have to start somewhere, the time is now!
You will learn about and develop:
• Strength- We will be looking at different muscle contractions, bent arm and straight arm strength, positions and postures that will be needed in performing a handstand.
• Mobility- Learning how to take care of wrists, forearms, and shoulders with manual therapy techniques
• Co-ordination – Body Awareness, Proprioception – via Manual therapy techniques, breath work and Locomotive sequences.
• Confidence- How to develop confidence and move with and through fear
Our focus will be on conditioning, alignment, mobility and over coming the fear of falling which will literally change your perspective and leave you inspired!Beware- As you maybe become addicted to being upside down and having fun!