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Unnata Aerial Yoga: Guest Post on Yogaholic

January 5, 2012

Hello everyone,

Hope 2012 is off to an awesome start for you all!

In the spirit of learning something new this year, I recently attended a workshop in Beirut on Unnata Aerial Yoga.  (Yes, while pregnant). This is right up my alley, because as a child, I was always in absolute awe of the trapeze act at the circus and still am. My wonderful teacher, Dani, is off in New York doing some intense yoga training in this practice and asked me to do a guest post about it on her blog. If you’ve never heard of Aerial Yoga — check it out, it’s pretty amazing stuff !

” Like regular yoga, some poses looked fluid and easy, and others looked super demanding, because gravity and the motion of the hammock add all kinds of variables and challenge our bodies in ways we’re not used to. What’s different is the element of play – when you’re suspended in the air, feeling strong and flexible, sweeping the ground with your hair as you sway back and forth, it feels like that rush of being a kid in a playground again. Not to say that it isn’t a bit scary…….. Read more on Yogaholic 

And since we’re on the subject, here is a gorgeously shot scene from the movie Bye Bye Blackbird,  featuring acrobat extraordinaire James Thiérrée, (grandson of Charlie Chaplin).The beauty! The romance! Enjoy.

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