Vancouver Acro Festival 2017 @ Trout Lake Park, Vancouver [from 21 to 23 July]

Vancouver Acro Festival 2017

21 - 23
12:00 - 17:00

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Trout Lake Park
3300 Victoria Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia
Welcome to the second annual Vancouver Acro Festival — Summer Edition! Vancouver is becoming internationally recognized as an AcroYoga hotspot. We are beyond excited to bring everybody together for a weekend of AcroYoga, slacklining, connection, skill building, and fun!

We have gathered an All Star lineup of local and international teachers to ensure that you have the best time ever!

Beginner, intermediate, and advanced workshops will be offered all weekend long, so whether you are new to AcroYoga or are an advanced trickster — this event is for you!

Get your ticket today.

We’re beyond excited to see you in July!


All Levels: Choose Your Spice
With Millissa and Paul
Whether you're a ghost pepper or a pepper corn, we've got your tastes covered with this flow. How so you ask? This spicy flow is accessible to newbies and has variations for the seasoned AcroYogi as well, so join us, we'll take you from mild, to medium and maybe even all the way hot!

Intermediate: Icarian Popping
With Danya
Icarian popping: a pop that includes a moment of complete disconnection between the flyer and base. This style of popping is sure to give you an adrenaline high and is super fun specially when combined with great instruction, solid progressions and superhero spotting!

All Levels: Pops
With Jen and Jason
This class will break down pop technique, where you will learn how to pop and spot pops safely. Come learn an array of pops, from beginner to advanced.

Intermediate: Hand2Hand
With Chris and Paul
This class will be focusing on handstand conditioning, L-basing techniques to refine calibration and handgrip, and progressions to inlocate and standing hand2hand.
Pre-reqs: 10 second handstand on the ground with comfort twisting out. 20 second L sit hold. Comfort in two-high/Standing on shoulders. Experience with foot to hand. Some experience with hand2hand (L basing or standing suggested but not required).

All Levels: Learning to fly
With Slava and Devon
Come learn the basics of acroyoga. This class is accessible to complete beginners who are ready to learn to fly.

Intermediate/Adv: What Box?
With LadyBase
Explore moving in more ways than just ‘L basing”.
Pre-reqs- ninja star, cartwheels, and 10 second spotted handstand.

All Levels: Summertime Flow’n
With Acroboy Troy
An all levels class that is beginner friendly and yet can be challenging for intermediate level practitioners, who will be given more difficult options to play with.

Intermediate: Badassery
With Millissa and Aya
Wanna be a badass? It’ll take werk werk werk werk werk, but it’ll be awesome and you’ll be able to show off to your friends.
Pre reqs: Rev Star, Croc on feet.

All Levels: SlackLining
With SlackLife BC

Intermediate: High Flying Popping Machines
With Danya
Why step when you can pop and float instead?! Connect exciting pops and transitions into Popping Machines!

Intermediate: Sequencing
With Slava and Devon
Together we will «put the pieces of the puzzle together», so to speak. An intermediate workshop for practitioners looking to develop their eye for sequencing and transitions. Flow state is where the magic happens. Let's go there.

All Levels: Slackasana/Slackro
With Cedar and Francis
Bringing slackline and partner acrobatics together! Learn a slackline Vinyasa and then taking the same poses and doing them with a partner «L» basing acrostyle. ALL LEVELS, no experience required.

All Levels: Thai Massage
With Natalie Kakon
You’ve Flown, you’ve soared, and now it’s time to recharge. In this 90-minute Thai Massage class you will give and receive a 45 minute massage with the principle of Metta. (Loving Kindness). Thai Massage is a full body treatment that relieves muscular tension, improves circulation, boosts the immune system and balances the body energetically. After this 90-minute class leave filling energized, relaxed and filled with love!

All Levels: Supervised Jam
Mysteriously still have energy? Come play, review and connect during this Jam time.

All Level: Spinning and Jumping
With Emily and Jason
One of Vancouver's favorite teacher alliance — for an action packed 'All Levels' Acro class. With mutual backgrounds in Acroyoga, Dance and Acrobatics, their class will teach their favorites – a cool new washing machine, a fresh dance lift and a same size move to ensure everyone is challenged, pushing their boundaries and exploring exciting new territory! All moves will be taught in progressions so there will be lots to challenge both newbies as well as advanced acroyogis.

Intermediate: CounterBalances
With Coral and Siovhan
In this class we will explore the shapes that can be made while sharing and balancing weight with a partner. Counterbalances offer a chance to explore an acro partnership in a strong, yet precise and delicate way.

Intermediate: Exploring Levels
With Paul and Chris
Drawing from their training and performances, Chris and Paul share creative transitions from seated to standing.

Intermediate: NinjaFlow
With LadyBase
Tap into, and heighten your senses as we move difficult skills.
Pre-reqs: ninja star, cartwheels, and 10 second spotted handstand.

All Levels: Acrobatic Dance Lifts
With Andrea and Aitor
From Barcelona, this duo will be offering a one-time dance lift workshop experience fusing dance and acrobatic moves. Explore and learn original ways to move your body in the air.
Let yourself be surprised… you have not seen it all yet!

All Levels: Partner Therapeutics
With Cedar and Francis
You've played hard, now take care hard! Learn 3 of our favorite therapeutic poses then transition to both giving and receiving a 30 min. Guided Thai massage for each partner.

All Levels: JAM
Somehow still have energy? Come play, review and keep learning at the JAM.

All Levels: Slacklining
With SlackLife BC


Get your tickets here:

Early Bird (until May 31st 2017)
$150 — Full weekend Pass
$120 — Sat-Sun Pass
$80 — Day Pass
$30 — Single class Pass

Regular Price (after May 31st 2017)
$195 — Full Weekend Pass
$150 — Sat-Sun Pass
$80 — Day Pass
$30 — Single class Pass
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