Move, Connect, Play: The Art and Science of AcroYoga

Move, Connect, Play: The Art and Science of AcroYoga

by Jason Nemer
Move, Connect, Play: The Art and Science of AcroYoga

Move, Connect, Play: The Art and Science of AcroYoga

by Jason Nemer


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Move, Connect, Play is a book detailing the core principles of AcroYoga, a practice that melds the spectacle of circus arts with the healing power of massage and the breathwork of yoga.

Get ready to learn how to fly.

AcroYoga is a movement practice that combines the balance and connection of yoga with the fitness and intensity of acrobatics, as well as the holistic healing power of physical therapy. People come to it for all kinds of reasons—they may have chronic pain and are looking for a long-term solution to manage it, they may want to lose weight, gain muscle or increase their mobility, or maybe they just want to experience it with their friends or partners to deepen their relationships. Some even just want to have some fun together.

In Move, Connect, Play, founder of AcroYoga International Jason Nemer shares the core principles of AcroYoga for athletic performance and for life, as well as 10 key areas of training (strength, flexibility, technique, balance, breath, gravity, relationships, mental, emotional, and sustainability). He also offers specific exercises and routines for how to train safely and effectively in each area.

This is a book that millions of AcroYogis around the world have long been waiting for, and one that is an essential read for high-performance athletes, weekend health warriors, and spiritual seekers alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781250774170
Publisher: St. Martin's Publishing Group
Publication date: 04/19/2022
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 662,095
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Jason Nemer is the co-founder of AcroYoga. At the age of 16, Jason represented the US at the World Championships of Sports Acrobatics in Beijing. In 1996, he performed acrobatics in the Opening Ceremonies at the Olympic games. Since then he has worked to develop the practice of AcroYoga, and currently he travels to teach, study and bring communities together. He believes this practice can be used as a tool to heal and connect people in a playful dance that can promote global peace.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents:
How to Use This Book
The Beginnings of AcroYoga
The Mission: One Billion Strong
Part I: The Foundation
Chapter 1: The Method: Movement, Connection & Play
Chapter 2; The Roots: Acrobatics, Yoga & Therapeutics
Chapter 3: Three is the Magic Number
Chapter 4: Your First Flight
Part 2: Smart Training
Chapter 5: The Science of AcroYoga
Chapter 6: How You Do One Thing is How You Do All Things
Chapter 7: Strength Training
Chapter 8: Flexibility Training
Part 3: Your Mind is Your Strongest Muscle
Chapter 9: Mental Training
Chapter 10: Balance
Chapter 11: Solar Acrobatic Elements & Practices
Part 4: More Friends, More Fun
Chapter 12: Emotional Intelligence
Chapter 13: Relationships & Partner Yoga
Chapter 14: Inversion & Spotting
Part 5: Healing is Your Birthright
Chapter 15: Everything Can Be a Meditation
Chapter 16: Lunar Therapeutic Elements & Practices
Chapter 17: The Sustainable Way

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