Handstand Courses
Level 1 
INTRO TO INVERSIONS

Upcoming Events

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LEVEL 1 - 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 1 - 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 1 - STUDENT TRACK
Monkey Movement Academy, Pune 

9th & 10th October 
8:30am - 10:30am

This workshop includes
 complimentary sessions of our regular physical classes 

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Student Track

Learn the FUNdamentals

This course is the perfect starting point for people at any level to start going upside down. This is at the same time a very comprehensive launch to learn more about all types of hand balances.

Topics covered in this course :
 

  • Preparing the wrists, usually the weakest link in the chain

  • Preparing the shoulder complex for supporting and controlling the full weight of the body

  • Learning the structure of the body and how it supports hand balances

  • Understanding what balance really is and how to gain it


 

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

  • A thorough understanding of the preparation required for inversion

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

  • The low handstand (crow pose / bakasana) - the first step to controlling yourself using only your hands
    Bonus: Low position, high position, straight arm, lifted leg, and many other variations

  • A roadmap for the strength training required to progress to the full handstand

 

Pre - requisites:   

None. As long you can lift your arms above your head without pain, you can attend this one.

Duration

~4 hours, over 2 days (2 hours per day)

Teacher Track

All of the Student Track

PLUS Additional Teacher Specific Insights

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:   

None. As long you can lift your arms above your head without pain, you can attend this one.

Duration

~8 hours over 2 days (2 h Student Track + 2 h Teach Track per day)

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