Handstand Workshop

A weekend of handstand training with Nicolas Montes de Oca
11am – 2pm, 27-28 January, 2018

1st day

Physical and technical preparation for handstands. This will include an extended explanation on various handstand techniques and their differences to achieve faster and more effective results. Also included will be a complete active program for warming up before individual handstand training as an introduction to increase flexibility. Correct core alignments including strategies for balance formation exercises for the shoulders, chest and hips.

2nd day

A continuation on correct core alignments, including strategies for balance formation exercises for the shoulders, chest and hips. Programming for adjusting posture and increasing resistance and strength. Introduction to a core strength program. Various spotting techniques for partner training to achieve faster technical results. Preparation and programming for one arm handstand training (for more advanced students).

Places: 15
Price – Early bird: 60€ Regular: 75€
On-the-door: 85€

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BIOGRAPHY

Nicolás Montes de Oca is a professional circus performer who has dedicated his life to hand balancing and the circus arts. He has developed his own unique style in the discipline of hand balancing, fusing it with dance and movement which has taken him performing all across the world.He spent many years of self-development with hand balancing and then took his skills to new levels receiving professional tuition at BJIAS (Beijing international arts school) and Shanghai Circus School in China and ESAC (Ecole Superior du Arts du Cirque) in Belgium. He has performed for many prestigious companies such as Franco Dragone, and Les 7 Doigts de la Main. While always developing his own practice, he has continued to share his knowledge and teach his handstand method around the world.