Good summer break? Get ready to fly into the new season…
Your summer’s been great, right? Trips abroad, long lazy days, eating al fresco, lounging by the pool… and a well-deserved break from working out. Resting is great for your body and mind, but here’s how to get your fitness mojo back this September.
First of all, give yourself a pat on the back for taking things easy over the summer. You’ve basically followed the training programmes of some of the top sportspeople in the world…
Handstands – The Ultimate bodyweight workout
Handstands are one of the oldest and most fundamental circus skills. Some ancient frescos showing acrobats performing handstand on the bull’s back date as early as 1500 BC.
It is at the core of hand balancing, a beautiful circus discipline which demonstrates a combination of great body strength, coordination and flexibility. It is also forms a major part of such diverse physical practices as gymnastics, yoga, crossfit
Aerial arts – Static Trapeze
Static trapeze is a great introduction to the world of aerial arts. One of the oldest circus apparatuses it gives you a solid foundation for many other disciplines. Static trapeze features a bar suspended in the air by two ropes. Unlike in flying trapeze and dance trapeze the bar stays mainly in place.
Static trapeze is one of the most accessible disciplines in circus. By hanging the trapeze close to the ground, the aerialist can take advantage of the floor to kick up to the bar. It also offers a place to sit if you need a break. Most people are able to do a few poses on their very first day. As the students build strength and flexibility…
Spotlight on Contortion
We want to give you some insights into different disciplines and classes we have on SupaClass. We are going to start with Contortion the art of flexibility.
When someones sees a contortion performance for the first time their reaction is usually a mix of shock and amazement as they see contortionists bend themselves into seemingly impossible shapes. How can they bend like that without hurting themselves?