Bending Backwards


This class is taught by:

Jim Donak

For over 40 years Jim has been studying and teaching movement and poise. He has been teaching movement and circus arts since 1980. In additional to teaching at Circus Center he maintains a private practice focusing on physical skill development musculoskeletal healing through the integration of Asian manual therapies, orthopedic and osteopathic bodywork, rehabilitation exercises and teaching related workshops.

Recommended Prerequisite: 30 second handstand against a wall; a pushup a bridge with 30 sec hold
 
This class is aimed at developing back bending skills for acrobatic and aerial applications.
It is intended to augment the current programs by offering a class that works specifically on the dynamic application of back bending skills for inversions, limbers, walkovers, tumbling, partner acrobatics and the like.
This class will include various learning methods with regard to increasing strength and stability, and range of motion throughout the “backend”

Upcoming classes:

  • Wed Oct 25 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Jim Donak
  • Wed Nov 01 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Jim Donak
  • Wed Nov 08 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Jim Donak
  • Wed Nov 15 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Jim Donak
  • Wed Nov 22 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Jim Donak
  • Wed Nov 29 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Jim Donak
  • Wed Dec 06 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Jim Donak
  • Wed Dec 13 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Jim Donak
  • Wed Dec 20 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Jim Donak