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Aerial Yoga: Om My!

Bored with your yoga classes recently?

Then maybe you should try Aerial Yoga. It is a new type of Yoga that combines Yoga Asanas with movements done on a trapeze like apparatus. The physicality of training on any aerial apparatus complements the physicality of the Yoga Asanas - shoulders are stabilized while being stretched, core abdominal muscles can be strengthened and spinal flexibility becomes comfortable to explore.

Why? Michelle Dortignac, the person behind aerial yoga, believes that your body will have no choice but to learn proper alignment thanks to the effects of gravity since (like it or not) gravity always works, and it always works in one direction. The best part? No previous aerial or Yoga experience is necessary.

Right now you can only take Michelle's Aerial Yoga in Brooklyn, NY but it is only $15 per class, which in my opinion is not bad at all. For more information visit the Aerial Yoga site or call (917) 312-4339 to set up a class reservation.

Don't live in NYC, well Triangle Yoga in North Carolina has its own version of Aerial Yoga.

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kahla1 kahla1 8 years
i'm SO shocked it's in north carolina - only 20 minutes from where i live! i will have to try this out.
rubialala rubialala 8 years
That looks like fun, I want to try it.
crispet1 crispet1 9 years
Ooooh I saw this on an episode of Dr. 90210. It looks sooo fun!
mandiesoh mandiesoh 9 years
wow. Lol. at least no one can ever say that yoga's boring again! lol
scratch5 scratch5 9 years
I want to do that. Could this be the next trend - no really I want this to be a fitness trend.
Hope5 Hope5 9 years
It does look like fun.
Hope5 Hope5 9 years
It does look like fun.
kscincotta kscincotta 9 years
That looks like so much fun. Almost like playing on a giant playground.
xsuperficialx xsuperficialx 9 years
that looks so awesome. reminds me of cirque. i wish there was a class like this in my hometown.
susanec susanec 9 years
OOh, that needs to be in more places. Like Boulder. Or Denver metro...
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