Contortion Stretching workshop


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Description

CONTORTION/STRETCHING WORKSHOP: 

Friday 13th April - 7.30-8.30pm 

In this workshop we will be teaching technics to improve flexibility in order to get better splits and a more bendy back and we will teach how to do it avoiding afterwork pain and preventing injuries. 

20 mins warm up: for a extreme stretching is very important to warm up well all the joints. We will make that joints loose with soft moves and smooth stretching at the sound of music. 

10 mins  splits: in this part of the class we will be working  the abductors and box splits and hip flexor and side splits. 

25 mins back bends  It will be at this point where we will be working individually in bridge, forearm bridge or chest stand according with the level of each individual student. 

5 mins relax  all together will follow some moves with one slow song to get our body ready to go back to our day routine.  

ANDROMEDA BIO

Graduated in Physical Education at Las Palmas de Gran Canaria & Barcelona University in 2007. 

Andromeda started theatre classes as a child and in his teenage years began Ballet, Contemporary and Modern dance, which he studied for 10 years. Beginning Circus practice for a street play in 1999, his first skill was Stilts. Following that he started learning fire, which has become one of his main skills to perform and teach. 

In 2006 he started learning aerial silks and when he moved to the UK in 2008 he mastered his aerial skills in Net. He also developed other skills that he also performs and teaches: hoop, rope, web and straps. In 2012 he started taking contortion classes with Iona Luvsandorj (Guiness Record Winner) to improve his flexibility, but his enthusiasm and focus soon took him to a performance standard and now he is performing this skill around the world. 

These days Andromeda performs worldwide at a huge variety of venues and events. (VIP ROOM Paris, MANSION Miami, M1NT shanghai, CIRQUE LE SOIR Dubai, Cannes Film Festival, Isle of MTV Malta, Milan Fashion Week, European Gay Sky Week...) 

Andromeda began teaching in 2000 as an Activities Leader at camps in Spain. In 2006 he started teaching dance in Valsequillo de Gran Canaria Dance and Music Council School. And in 2008 he started teaching PE at schools in Spain. Andromeda has been a member of Aircraft Circus Company since 2009, where he enjoys performing and teaching a variety of circus skills alongside his “circus family”.

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What you will learn
  • Flexibility
  • Splits
  • Backbends
What you will get
  • Improve flexibility and prevent lower back pain an injuries.

What to bring
  • Water and Towel
  • A Yoga mat + yoga blocks if you have your own.
What to wear

Body Suit , Tights ,Top or Sports Bra & Black Leggings or Shorts, Bare Feet. Ponytail or Bun. Boys: T-Shirt, Shorts, Bare Feet.

Appropriate for

All levels welcome