Handstand Courses

Level 2 

Basics of Balancing

Upcoming Events

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LEVEL 2 - STUDENT TRACK
Mumbai Movement Academy Andheri, Mumbai 

2nd & 3rd October
6pm - 8pm

This workshop includes 
complimentary sessions of our regular physical classes 

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LEVEL 2 - STUDENT TRACK
Studio 23, Nariman Point, Mumbai 

2nd & 3rd October
9am - 11am

This workshop includes 
complimentary sessions of our regular physical classes 

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LEVEL 2 - STUDENT TRACK
Monkey Movement Academy, Pune 

9th & 10th October 
11:30am - 2:30pm

This workshop includes
 complimentary sessions of our regular physical classes 

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Student Track

Accomplish the Free Handstand

This course will help you fulfill your dream of balancing a free handstand away from the wall. Not only will you have a very impressive ability to show off, but the strength and confidence developed through the practice will also grant you the freedom to explore the rest of the inverted world.

Topics covered in this course :
 

  • Strengthening the wrists, and learning to use them as a mechanism of control

  • Developing overhead pushing strength for supporting and controlling the full weight of the body

  • Learning about the process of active balance, and how to correct falls in all directions

  • Mastering the kick-up to balance in the middle of the room without fear


 

At the end of the course, you should gain/improve  :
 

  • A thorough understanding of the preparation required for inversion

  • The free handstand - a simple but powerful experience of being comfortable upside down
    Bonus: Tuck, Straddle, Straight, and many other variations

  • Various Entries and Exits into the handstand, (different types 

  • A roadmap for the strength training required to progress to more advanced inverted skills

Pre - requisites:   

Intro to Inversions (Level 1) course completion
OR

Demonstration of the Level 1 skills (headstand, low handstand, wall assisted handstand hold) via video submission

Duration

~6 hours, over 2 days (3 hours per day)

Teacher Track

All of the Student Track

PLUS Additional Teacher Specific Insights

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Topics covered in this course :
 

  • Understanding why we should practice inversion

  • How to attract and retain students to the art

  • How to safely spot all the different positions that your students enter


 

At the end of the course, you should gain/improve  :

  • The ability to communicate clearly and effectively to guarantee student understanding

  • How to master the art of micro-progressions and ensure your students are permanently succeeding

  • The confidence to teach people of any ability and introduce them to the practice

Pre - requisites:   

Intro to Inversions (Level 1) course completion
OR

Demonstration of the Level 1 skills (headstand, low handstand, wall assisted handstand hold) via video submission

Duration

~10 hours, over 2 days (3 h Student Track + 2 h Teacher Track per day)

 
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Handstand Instructor
Certification Course

All of the Student Track and Teacher Track

PLUS 

  • Supervised Teaching Sessions

  • Private Mentorship from Tutors

  • Job Opportunities with the Academy, Studio 23 and beyond.