Sat, Jul 17|
Intro to Contortion w/ Gunnar Field
Get bent with internationally renowned contortion and hand-balancing coach, Gunnar Field, aka Splits Whisperer!
Time & Location
Jul 17, 2021, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Fly Club, 2229 S Michigan Ave #410, Chicago, IL 60616, USA
About the Event
Developed in Mongolia, contortion is a beautiful ancient art based in movement and poise. Gunnar will expose you to the basics and have you well on your way along your contortion journey. This workshop will focus on poper warm-up techniques, shoulder and back openers, and conditioning exercises to strengthen your core. You will also explore controlled standing backbends, chest-stand prep, and drills for strenghtening your back and opening your hips.
* Should be able to bend forward and touch the floor with straight legs
* Bridge with straight arms and chest against the wall
* Full splits or very close
* Able to pull foot to head in back arch (i.e., pigeon pose)
Cost is $65 for Members; $75 for non-Members. Email email@example.com for discount code.
Intro to Contortion