Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Partner Acro Yoga Gymnastics Workshop for Adults

Don and Niki will be offering a Partner Acro Yoga Gymnastics class on Friday, July 12th from 5:00 to 7:00pm at the Oakville Gymnastics Club.  Participants should be able to hold a 10 second plank position on their elbows.

COST PER PARTICIPANTS: $40.00 per session
You can register through the Oakville Gymnastics Club office in person or by phone 905-847-7747.

The cost includes instruction on some inversions (such as head and handstands), partner acro yoga poses & a mini-routine with a couple of the skills covered!


This workshop is for adults 18 years and older who are looking to try something fun and new.

Don Holmes has achieved one of the highest levels possible for Acrobatics Gymnastics Coaching in Canada.  He has been instrumental in the development of this sport in Canada over the past few years.  He is also holds a partial Level 4 in Trampoline and Power Tumbling, which is the highest level of coaching for this sport currently in Canada. 

Don has been coaching athletes from the Developmental to the National Level for about 20 years.  He has travelled to numerous National and International events to coach his athletes in both Acrobatic Gymnastics as well as Power Tumbling.
Don has also been performing Acrobatics (Handbalancing) for a number of years at various sporting and corporate events. 

Niki Lavoie has completed her level 4 coaching in Trampoline and Tumbling.  She has been coaching athletes from all levels and ages for the past 20 years in both Women’s Artistic and Power Tumbling.  She has travelled to many National and International competitions with athletes in the sport of Power Tumbling. 
Niki has been a performer in Acrobatic gymnastics (handbalancing) on and off for approximately 7 years.  She has performed for many teams in the NBA, as well as numerous corporate events and festivals.  
Niki is also a Sports Injury Therapist, Acupuncturist and Registered Massage Therapist and is the owner and operator of the Glen Abbey Massage and Sports Injury Clinic in the Oakville Gymnastics Club.

Don and Niki teach partner Acro-Yoga from a gymnastics and very biomechanical approach, which enhances participant’s skill-level and at the same time, helps to prevent injury. 

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