Straddle Throne

Straddle Throne

Description

Straddle throne is a classic acroyoga pose that is great for beginners and shows up in a variety of washing machines later in your practice. In this video we explore entrances , exits, alignment, range of motion and spotting.
Disciplines
Acro

Series containing this video

17 videos
series

The Acro Starter Pack

This series introduces 16 fundamental acro poses for you to start your L-basing acro practice with! We move progressively through what we consider some of the easiest poses to start with into more challenging skills that involve adding height, dynamic entries, removing points of contact and other challenges.

Sean Langhaus
$49.00

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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.

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All things handstands.

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Pre-reqs
Post-reqs

Videos covering pre-requisites to skills in this video:
Straddle Throne

2:25

Icarian Scoop Throne Mount

This easy little mount will make getting into Icarian Throne way smoother since it doesn't require any repositioning from regular throne! It's also a fast way to get into "chair" pose. Skill demonstration: 1:09

The AcroSmols
Free
Icarian Scoop (Throne Mount) → Straddle Throne
4:07

Chair/Throne

In this video we explore throne or chair pose. This a great pose to find your stability and mobility as a base. In this video we explore entrances , exits, alignment, range of motion and spotting.

Sean Langhaus
$5.00
Chair → Straddle Throne
6:40

Acroyoga- Chair

When I first started learning acro this was one of my favorites. It's fun, it's silly, and it's actually quite safe for beginners! As a base, you can really dial in the complexities of the feet, and my personal favorite benefit- it's basically giving you a sneaky flexibility boost. As the flyer, know that your feet are much much closer to the ground than your head (it can feel extra scary up there but in reality you're quite close to the floor!). Setting up for safety - :09 Placement - :44 Lifting into chair - 1:35 Flyer position - 2:05 Adjusting foot placement - 2:25 Points of contact - 3:00 Chair exit - 4:10 Base exercises - 4:55 Base safety queues - 5:18 Common mistakes - 5:53

Joseph Gray
$5.00
Chair → Straddle Throne
5:11

Acroyoga Chair (Safe Exit Strategies)

Here we learn how to safely exit the chair pose in multiple directions. It's good to practice your "emergency" down ahead of the actual emergency. Please watch all the way through before attempting these exits.

Joseph Gray
$5.00
Chair → Straddle Throne
4:59
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Acroyoga- Chair With Transitions!

Welcome to your first lesson on transitions in poses! Here we will discover the complexities of listening to one another in order to facilitate movement. Key point - break things down to their simplest parts and practice in baby steps.

Joseph Gray
$5.00
Chair → Straddle Throne
3:19
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Whale to Throne

In this video we review how to transition from high flying whale to to throne . This is one of the first transitions we teach our acro students as it teaches lots of useful concepts such as how flyers transfer weight, bases learn how to use level changes to enable the flyer to move with ease and how to spot the skill when beginning to work with it.

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Chair → Straddle Throne