Acro Tutorial: Supported Thigh Stretch in High Flying Whale

September 30, 2016    BY Chris Loebsack & Brian Davis

In this short tutorial, Chris and Brian demonstrate variations of AcroYoga pose "high flying whale." Flyers enjoy chest and shoulder opening while simultaneously lengthening the side waist, front of the abs, and the upper thighs. Base-yogis learn how to support their flyer's mid back and shoulders while gently encouraging a greater opening in the chest and stretching of the quads. 

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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