You may familiar or new to Yoga, how about Aerial Yoga?
Aerial Yoga is a combination of traditional yoga poses and Pilates to allows you to execute gravity defying posture. The method uses hammock suspended from ceiling. Aerial Yoga is just as beneficial as floor yoga with few unique differences.
1. Improves your balance
Going against the gravity helps you to improve on your balance and stability. It will fun at the same time trying to find the balance with your fee off from the floor!
2. Heal back pain
Aerial yoga decompresses your spine and lengthening it. Aerial Yoga put less stress on the back while doing poses.
3. Build Upper Body & Core Strength
You engage your upper body (shoulder, chest & back muscles) and core (abs, hip, lower back, obliques) in order to lifting up or lower down yourself . It also helps improve muscle balance.
4. Improves Flexibility
Aerial Yoga aids your stretching to a new level when your body weight is off from the floor.
5. It's a Beginner friendly
With added support, students can play with the alignment while building the strength to execute the poses.
Can I do Aerial Yoga?
There are many of us asking a similar question as a new beginner.
"I am overweight? Do you think the hammock afford to carry my weight?"
Yes, you can! The hammock could load up to 100kg of weight (limit 396lbs)
Tips: Aerial Yoga gives you the freedom to do a cardio workout and burns calories on top of muscle toning, connective tissue stretching and mental health benefits, and the best full-body workouts.
I am 45 years old; am I too old to start Aerial Yoga?
Never too old! Physical fitness can vary significantly at different ages, from a 50-year-old with minimal mobility to a 60-year-olds who is active!
Tips: Aerial Yoga poses are designed and always modified by the instructors for seniors or beginners.
Am I strong enough to hold up there?
Yes! Aerial Yoga helps build strength, stamina & balance. Core muscle engagement is required for most movements to stabilize to mobilize your body the entire time. There are a variety of actions, such as spreading the silk horizontally, climbing up the silk, and pulling the static body up from the floor, all of which can progress as we get stronger.
Tips: Aerial Yoga is open to all regardless matter your age, body size, health, or beliefs.
Are you ready to break the fear and learn not to fear being upside-down?