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Quest for Press Handstands

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What: Want a handstand press (straddle, pike, side, or split)? This workshop will cover the theory and practice needed to progress over time and gain a press handstand. Participants will be given tools needed to approach their challenge to press handstands on their own, whether the limitation is compression, flexibility, or strength.

Who: Aaron Koz is a circus performer and coach based in the Bay Area specializing in straps, hand-to-hand, and duo aerial. He performs up and down the West coast, for festivals, clubs, corporate events, as well as local cabarets and full length circus shows. Moving from Washington, D.C. to NYC, he began Circus Warehouse’s intensive program, and has since train in SF, Montreal, and Mexico. Aaron has taught at SF Circus Center, Acrosports, Kinetic Arts Center, Athletic Playground, SF Pole and Dance, as well as at aerial and circus studios across the country. Aaron draws from his background in neuroscience and psychology in his own practice, and as a coach and personal trainer. (This workshop may be 15 min longer or shorter depending on the # enrolled and students endurance etc.)

Check him out on Instagram @aaronkozaerialist !

Cost: $60 (10% off early bird special if purchased by 5/1/2017, $55 each if you sign up for more than 1 of Rikki and Aaron's workshops)

Prerequisites:  Must be able bear full body weight on hands, no wrist/elbow/shoulder/spinal injuries. Endurance of a 1 minute in plank or handstand.  No matter your skill level participants will given the tools and programming to overcome barriers to their unlocking their press handstand.