Do your wrists kill you when you try to go upside down? Do feel pain in wrist extension? Looking for a good warm up for your wrists prior to working on your handstands? Here’s a thorough wrist warm up that will have you ready to bear weight in no time. This warm up is the […]Read More HOW TO Warm Up YOUR WRISTS FOR HANDSTANDS
I’m excited to announce the dates for our first live, in-person meeting for aerialists! Aerial silks, aerial rope, dance trapeze, aerial hoop! All Parishioners are invited. Know someone else who might like to join us? They simply have to join us in The Parish. More details will be coming soon inside of The Parish.Read More SAVE THE DATE: The Parish Meeting – February 20-23 – Hilo, Hawai’i
Just wanted to introduce TWO new coaches in The Parish! Caitlin Wallace will be bringing the goowy dance trapeze goodness that I LOVE, and Kelsey Poitras will be contributing content on strength and conditioning for aerialists! I couldn’t be happier to WELCOME CAITLIN & KP! Keep an eye out for their tutorials, tips, and minis […]Read More Welcome, Caitlin & KP!
Jen Crane and Simone Muscat have been talking about twisted grip today and I wanted to add some “yes and” 💰. A contrast spiral is formed in the body when you have one side of a joint going in one direction and the other side going in the other. It can feel weird in the […]Read More Technique Tips: Contrast Spiral in Twisted Grip
I just wanted to share this article that I read today on internal vs. external cueing and share some of my thoughts. In it, Matt Kuzdub, a high-level tennis athlete, discusses what the research has shown on cueing and why he thinks that it is not all that. Hint: I agree! I like to think […]Read More My View on Internal vs. External Cueing
An over-reliance on the end result can make for an all-or-nothing training experience. While goals are important and worthy of your time, they can also distance you from the day-to-day work needed to accomplish them.Read More Is each day another you haven’t achieved your goals?
Do your hips need some love? Try out my weekly mobility class called Hips Hallelujah.Read More Make Your Hips Say Hallelujah
Here’s one of my favorite exercises to improve active shoulder flexion while in end-range thoracic extension. Cat Scratchers are great for Mexican handstands! You can use a band, strap, or block between your elbows to encourage engagement through your arms. 1️⃣ Face the wall seated on your heels with your knees touching it. (If this […]Read More Improve Your Shoulder Flexibility with Cat Scratchers
You might have noticed some construction around here… I’ve been hard at work planning what’s new for me and Circus Mobility in 2021.Read More I’m Knocking 2021 Out of the Park. Are You With Me?
The Hip Superman & Airplane is a great exercise for improving the strength of the gluteus medius, minimus, and deep external rotators as well as the proprioceptive components of the hip.Read More Let’s Fly! Stabilize the Hips with Supermans and Airplanes