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The Workshop


  • Participants' yoga experience and objectives and expectations of aerial yoga

  • What is aerial yoga?

  • Benefits and contraindications

  • Practice etiquette

  • Setup - height and orientation

Grips and wraps

Let the students feel calm, comfortable and relaxed; and where they can trust themselves, the hammock and you- the teacher.

  1. Hammock in front and behind [Do not walk around the hammock]

  2. Normal grip v reverse grip [Arm strength v core awareness]

  3. Easy (Pouch) wrap v bum (booty) wrap [Get onto the hammock safely]

  4. Hammock on the sacrum [Basic inversion]

  5. Shoulder wrap [Angel flip - flip out]

  6. Ankle wrap [Flying dog]


Get in and out of the hammock safely.

  1. Elevated pose [Tree on the hammock]

  2. Backward bend [Charlie Chaplin feet to lock the hammock]

  3. Core awareness [Climb up from the mat onto the hammock]

  4. Balance [Hang out on one side of the hammock with core awareness]

  5. Fun [Swing]

  6. Backward bend [Mermaid ie upper body out out the hammock for a gentle spinal traction]

  7. Savasana [Lie inside the hammock with an option of swinging gently]

Note: Recovery positions after inversion: Back lean v floating child's pose


  • Feedback from the participants

  • General class outline: Focus on grounding poses with an inversion at the end of the practice

  • Empowerment; assurance - More practice, less dizziness; trust on the hammock and the teacher

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