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July 23/24 2021  50USD early bird until July 1st

The Yoga Dojo
1219 Highpoint Ave, Richmond, VA 23230, United States

Get Comfortable on Your Hands! A Beginner Handstand Workshop

This beginner workshop focuses on the fundamentals of hand balancing with an emphasis on safety and technique. It is aimed at those who have little to no experience doing handstands. During this 90-minute workshop you’ll be taken through the following topics:

*How to prepare and strengthen the body for a successful practice
*Exercises/Drills to learn and improve your straight handstand
*Specific mobility & injury prevention
*Programming and how to modify exercises and drills to suit various levels

This workshop is suitable for those who want to learn how to get into and out of a handstand safely, whether at the wall or freestanding. With the exercises covered, you’ll be able to keep practicing and improving by yourself at home after the event.

In order to expand your experience, you will get access to a free online video training program based on the exercises done during our time together.

July 23 2021 5:00pm – 6:30pm

What's Next? : Intermediate Handstand Workshop

In this 90 minute workshop, you will be equipped with the tools you need to improve and expand your freestanding handstand, and take the first steps to more advanced moves like the one arm handstand. We will be focusing on solidifying your two arm technique, and show you drills to help you transition into more advanced skills.

Some of the topics we will cover during this workshops include:

*Identifying & addressing any weak spots in technique, flexibility or strength to help you break through any plateaus
*Playing with handstand shapes to improve alignment & sense of balance

*Introducing various handstand mounts & kick ups
*Step by step progressions to straddle & pike presses
*Introduction to block work & One Arm Handstand practice

This event is for you if you want to take your handstand practice to the next level and learn drills that highlight correct technique, build endurance and strength needed for hand balancing. Prerequisites : 20-30 second free standing handstand, no current wrist or shoulder injury.

In order to expand your experience, you will get access to a free online video training program based on the exercises done during our time together.

July 24 2021 12:00pm – 1:30 pm

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