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Handstands and AcroYoga with Matt Giordano

  • Shunya Studio 104 Clock Tower Square Portsmouth, RI, 02871 (map)

Join Matt Giordano at Shunya Studio for a weekend of handstands and acro yoga!

Paving The Runways: AcroYoga Foundations
Saturday, April 2  |  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

AcroYoga offers the opportunity to translate the physical, emotional and spiritual aspects of our yoga practice into partnership and group dynamic. It sets the stage for one of the most joyful and profound journeys, filled with discovery. AcroYoga employs safe, simple steps so we can approach what might otherwise seem impossible.

Sunday, April 3  |  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learning to handstand is a process, abundant with discovery and amazement. Whether this is your first inversion workshop or you are well versed in the art of handstands, brace yourself as we delve into alignment, work toward mastery of the shoulder girdle, and explore acrobatic principles so you can build confidence and manifest a greater sense of balance. You will learn exercises that unify body and mind to create a solid foundation for a lifetime of standing on your hands. As a group we will create a safe and transformative space that will be appropriate and for all levels of practice. Take your handstand practice to the next level!

$30 per workshop or $50 for both

Yoga instructor Matt Giordano (500 ERYT) gives credit to an influential figure from his teenage years--his high school art teacher-- for sparking within him the curiosity and tenacity that eventually led him to yoga. It was Eileen Walk who told Giordano: "You are not allowed to say 'I can’t.' You must rephrase to a question: 'How?'"

That inquisitive and unrelenting spirit laid the foundation for Matt to begin a devoted yoga practice. When coupled with his passion to understand the physics and subtle alignment of the body, Matt’s dharma as a teacher came into focus.

Matt’s incredible attentiveness to alignment comes from a place of conviction. His in-depth studies in yoga, acrobatics and martial arts have granted phenomenal knowledge about the human body, and his ability to convey this information in an accessible and concise manner is what gives his students the confidence to be open to explore

Earlier Event: March 19
Bhakti Blast with Coral Brown