Elbow in Traps

Elbow in Traps


Therapeutic massage from the flyer, entering from the straddle bat position.

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14 videos

Acro Therapeutics

Acro Therapeutics is a practice using acrobatic basing to invert, stetch and traction a flyer. This series takes you through the foundational postures of acro therapeutics as well as some of our favorite variations and transitions. We've also some non-flying bodywork sequences for some grounded therapeutics.

Sean Langhaus

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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
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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.

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All things handstands.

Sean Langhaus

Videos covering post-requisites to skills in this video:
Straddle Bat


Ninja Bat

Ninja Bat can be thought of as the beginner version of Ninja Star. This version is a linking together of our side star tick tocks and reverse bird tick tocks. So make sure to check out this video first. Once those pieces are in place this video gives you the finishing details to put it all together.

Sean Langhaus
Straddle Bat → Ninja Bat

Turn Table Transition

This therapeutic transition offers a little more of a strength challenge for the base than the prasarita twist. This transition can be done in both directions.

Sean Langhaus
Straddle Bat → Turn Table

Prasarita Twist

Learn to transition from folded leaf to straddle bat. We will also show spotting for this video.

Sean Langhaus
Straddle Bat → Prasarita Twist

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
Straddle Bat → Barrel Roll