Aerial yoga isn’t a “new” form of yoga. It has been around at LEAST 200+ years, if not thousands. Shown here are close ups of a painting dating from the late 1700s that depicts several Rajasthani Yogis hanging from trees in various yogic postures.
Although aerial yoga has been around a long time, it has only recently become popular, and is slowly making its way into the mainstream.
For good reason!
If everyone hung upside-down for at least 5-10 minutes per day, the world would be a much happier place!
I first learned the aerial yoga methodology called AntiGravity Yoga in 2008 from Christopher Harrison. This particular form, originally created “for the everyday athlete”, is now taught at various studios worldwide. AntiGravity Yoga incorporates specific moves into various sequences (for strength, swinging, flexibility, meditation, etc) depending on which class is being offered. The AntiGravity Yoga setup uses a double point system, which can feel a bit more “stable” initially, and is a great way to learn how to fly!Read More