Handstand Workshop

A day of handstand training with Nicolas Montes de Oca
11am – 2pm, 27 and 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 per day
Price – Early bird: 60€ Regular: 75€
On-the-door: 85€

Interest in this workshop has been so high that we decided to open an extra group on Sunday.
This group will run from 3pm to 6pm on Sunday 28th January.

Register for Sunday afternoon:

To pay by bank transfer, please contact us.

NEWS! Special guest Matt Pasquet (7 Doigts de la Main/FAUNA) will be joining Nico to assist teaching the workshops! So if you’ve already signed up, you’ll be getting two teachers for the price of one.

Matt will also be teaching a separate session on Saturday afternoon, from 3pm to 6pm, which can be booked by contacting us or via Paypal here:

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.