Acro Tutorial: Advanced Forward Flying With Taffy Twist

October 13, 2016    BY Chris Loebsack & Brian Davis

In this advanced eight-minute tutorial on the forward-flying AcroYoga pose "taffy twist," Chris and Brian demonstrate variations, explain the roles of both flyer and base (reviewing key movements in forward-flying poses), and instruct the most effective way to spot. Help your flyer relax with pulsing movements in the hips before encouraging a full body twist that originates from the upper back and shoulders. 

No props needed.

Thank you to JadeYoga, the official mat of Yoga International.

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Chris Loebsack
Chris Loebsack, 500 E.R.Y.T, fell in love with yoga in 1995 and began teaching in 2003. Chris uses the power of yoga to create a space for students that cultivates trust, playfulness and Divine connection with themselves and with community. Living by her mantra, Clarity, Integrity and Love, she draws upon her partner yoga practice to share the healing power of touch and safe intimacy.

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Brian Davis
Brian Davis began practicing yoga as a form of physical therapy and rehabilitation after a serious injury in 2002. Brian became a yoga teacher in 2011 and an AcroYoga teacher in 2014. He has been teaching all over the country and around the world. When he is not lifting someone up in the air, he is renovating houses.


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