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Acro Washing Machines Series

A washing machine is series of acro poses strung together that start and end in the same place. In this series Sean and Emily teach 6 foundational washing machines that are common in many acro communities. There are an endless number of washing out there. These are a great place to start to fine tune your acro partnerships and have some fun expanding your acro practice.

Sean Langhaus
$36.00
5 videos
series

Tricky Acro Balances and Inversions

This series contains some fun and challenging balances for both base and flyer. These shapes can be made possible with patience and persistence. Of course, it does help for many of these poses if the flyer has some experience in how to invert themself, and the base can hold the flyer on one leg.

Sean Langhaus
$20.00
2 videos
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Shoulderstand Progressions

Shoulderstands are a type of inversion in acro where the flyer is balanced upsidedown on their shoulders on the base's hands. Here is a series of progressions that walk you through the related skills!

The AcroSmols
Free
4 videos
series

Handstands on Body Parts

Handstands are challenging wherever you do them, but the most challenging kind of handstands arguably are the ones we do on other human beings because balancing on limbs is way more unstable than the floor, blocks or canes! Here we present a progressive series of handstands on various body parts, ranging from an easy assisted lift to more challenging variations. Don't be discouraged if you aren't nailing these because they definitely take some practice!

The AcroSmols
Free
2:59
Beginner

Shoulder Stand to Back Bird

In this video we breakdown how to transition from a shoulder stand to a backbird. This transition is part of our Catherines Wheel washing machine and is also great prepratory move for learning to whip to bird on hands. We breakdown the variables for how this transition may work for you and how to control the speed in which the flyer comes over.

Sean Langhaus
$5.00
5:08
Intermediate

Mono Reverse Star

In this video we explore transferring a reverse star over to one of the bases legs. We review the mechanics of the flyers weight shift and body position for the flyers new shape. For bases we discuss how to support the flyers movement and how stack their balancing leg efficiently. We also offer one of our favorite variations for a supported mono shape which can open the door for some interesting variations.

Sean Langhaus
$5.00
1:24
Beginner

Side Croc

The side croc is a fun variation on croc that works with much of the same foundation as the standard for the base but a new elbow to hip placement for the flyer as well as new orientation in which they'll need to stack their body. This video we explore the details that help you take on croc from a new angle.

Sean Langhaus
$5.00
4:00
Beginner

Get Upside Down with Candlestick

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Sean Langhaus
$5.00
2:49
Intermediate

Free Reverse Star

Reverse free star can seem like a level up in challenge from regular free star but the principles that make this pose consistent have a great carry over to any other inversion! This pose works with a precise stack & alignment from the flyer while the base works to create balance through a steady foot to shoulder connection.

Sean Langhaus
$5.00
2:58
Beginner

Four Step

Four Step offers a different kind of challenge than our other washing machines in this series. This flow utilizes a hand to hand connection through out and moves in a continuous backwards tumbling plane. As the name implies the machine is made up of four distinct steps which when worked out individually piece together into this continuous flow. In this video we show you how to put all together.

Sean Langhaus
$5.00
2:07
Beginner

Croc or Gut Lever

This pose can seem like the natural transition from a bicep stand and with the right arm positioning can feel even lighter. In this video we breakdown how to transition from the biceps stand as well as entrances direct from the ground. We also review the specifics of placement of the bases foot to flyers elbow and flyers elbow to their hip.

Sean Langhaus
$5.00
3:13
Beginner

Catherine's Wheel Machine

Catherines Wheel is one of the most widely practiced washing machines in acro. Through the steps the flyer travels 360 degrees through aa forward tumbling plane to create a complete rotation. This video covers the specifics of putting together the sequence once you have an understand of the underlying poses and basic transitions from those poses.

Sean Langhaus
$5.00
3:10

Biceps Stand

Biceps stand is bent arm inversion from the flyer on the bases feet that can be pieced into limitless flows and transitions. In this video we review the bases foot placement on the flyers arms, common alignment and engagement issues and other ideas on how to make this pose feel great.

Sean Langhaus
$5.00
2:54

Barrel Roll

Barrel Roll is another essential washing machine that you can take with you to any acro community and already have a trick in common. The barrel roll is comprised of the 5th position walk and side star tick tock so make sure to check out those videos to be ready to take on this flow. This videos goes over two options for hand grip and the details to put it all together.

Sean Langhaus
$5.00
8:29

An Introduction to Inverting

In this video Sean will talk about helpful drills to help you get upside down, as well as important strength to cultivate to help you stay inverted.

Sean Langhaus
$5.00