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Intro to Contortion Workshop

Learn the foundations of contortion. This workshop goes back to the basics; introducing you to the art of contortion training with safe and proper for alignment and technique. Students will learn solo and partner stretches to increase flexibility, learn how to have awareness of the whole spine, lengthening, strengthening and bending in each part of the spine, utilize specific exercises using both passive and active flexibility as well as the use of PNF techniques, and develop a key body awareness while bending. This workshop is suitable for all levels – for those just starting out to the super bendy, where Hannah will share her knowledge and experience about how to safely and successfully stretch to reach your flexibility and contortion goals.

Hannah has been doing contortion for 13 years and has taught at over 30 circus and pole studios all over the world. She has a strong knowledge of the anatomical body and how contortion can be used correctly with precise technique and alignment to strengthen and increase flexibility. What she aims to do with her contortion workshops is break things down for students no matter what level they are at, from beginner to professional contortionist. Hannah aims to help students get a better understanding of the art of contortion and their bodies. She does this by helping them access the flexibility they didn’t know that they had and then working to increase that flexibility utilizing correct contortion technique and alignment.