Episode #43: Benefits of Practicing Acro Yoga with Caspian Burrell

Have you ever wondered what it feels like to practice yoga whilst in the air?

In today’s episode we cover the benefits of AcroYoga.

AcroYoga can improve your yoga practice, relationships and interpersonal skills. In this episode Michael hosts Caspian Burrell, an AcroYoga and Yoga Teacher based in Bali. Caspian shares his personal journey into teaching AcroYoga.

We discuss topics like:
How you can learn and progress in a safe way. How to avoid injuries. How AcroYoga can help recover from injuries too! Caspian shares a long list of benefits that AcroYoga offers, and how it’s different from Yoga. We discussed the following topics:

  • (01:20) Caspian Burrell Introduction
  • (02:18) Caspian’s Story and Journey from Aerospace Engineer to AcroYoga Teacher
  • (03:45) Travels in Asia and finding Yoga
  • (05:52) Why Yoga? What was the attraction to yoga as a male…
  • (07:23) Studying Yoga in Rishikesh, India
  • (10:02) Finding AcroYoga through Tinder…
  • (10:33) What is AcroYoga?
  • (13:32) What is an AcroYoga Jam?
  • (17:20) Why you should try AcroYoga
  • (20:43) How AcroYoga and Yoga are similar and also different
  • (21:58) Playfulness as adults, and how AcroYoga unleashes your inner child
  • (25:22) Ego and how it manifests in Yoga and in Acro
  • (28:03) Naming your ego, Hi Lenny!
  • (29:05) Physical benefits of practicing AcroYoga (Basing)
  • (32:15) Building Stability and helping with injuries recovery and prevention
  • (35:18) Benefits of Flying in AcroYoga (Flyer)
  • (37:47) Injuries in Acro, prevention, awareness, safety and managing fear
  • (38:50) Spotters and their role in Safety in Acro practices
  • (42:26) The AcroYoga Show – how to get started and learn more about AcroYoga
  • (44:25) AcroSpirit – Connect with our Instagram, come join our events in Bali

To find out more about AcroYoga and how you can get started yourself, head to the following links.

You can find a lot of informative, fun and even free tutorials at The AcroYoga Show.
The AcroYoga Show:
https://www.youtube.com/the-acroyoga-show

Plus you can connect via instagram with AcroSpirit or Caspian to get inspiration.
Connect with the AcroSpirit Instagram:
https://www.instagram.com/acrospirit/?hl=en
Connect with Caspian’s on Instagram:
https://www.instagram.com/cheekyacromonkey/?hl=en
– – –
Check out the AcroSpirit Website:
https://www.acrospiritcommunity.com/

GOT A QUESTION, COMMENT, OR FEEDBACK?

Send us a message in the form below.

OR TALK TO US DIRECTLY​

ABOUT GOING PRO YOGA:

Going Pro Yoga is the first platform dedicated to supporting teachers in furthering their education and helping you transfer what you learn to the ‘real world’ of yoga immediately so that your confidence and your classes continue to grow!

**Create a Free Account at Going Pro Yoga and receive access to:

  • The first EVER Priority Cueing System for over 110 yoga poses, with over 300 variations and modifications, to refine your teaching
  • The first EVER Sequencing Vault with over 70 videos to plug-in-play and create your own sequences in minutes.
  • The first EVER Injury Management and Injury Prevention Program for Yoga Teachers from a licensed Physical Therapist
  • And so much more..

If you like what you see, there is an opportunity to become a founding member for a low-cost one time fee and you’ll NEVER have to pay a monthly subscription.

To Learn More, Visit GoingProYoga.com and Create an Account for Free!

TRAIN WITH PAUL, BYRON, AND MICHAEL:

RECENT EPISODES

Episode #83: Anatomy of Breathing

Do you want to incorporate the breath more into your yoga teaching? Or do you just want to better understand how breathing works, and how

Episode #82: Vegan and Yoga

Do you need to be Vegan to be a true Yogi? And why do yoga teacher trainings often implement a strictly vegan or vegetarian diet?