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Discovering the Secrets to Flying through Acro Yoga: Urban Sports and Wellness Week

Over 40 participants took part in two AcroYoga classes, the first event of the inaugural Urban Sports and Wellness Week

PHOTO: CHERYL TAY, SPORTPLUS.SG


Kicking off the first event of the inaugural Urban Sports and Wellness Week, over 40 participants took part in the AcroYoga event at Jyan Yoga Studio over two classes.


Let by studio founder and yoga instructor Yang Jiamin, participants learnt the basics to AcroYoga, taking on the positions of base, flyer and spotter.


Beginning the day with high energy, the studio was filled with laughter, encouragement and cheers from fellow participants and athletes who shared in a fun morning.


More photos from Acro Yoga event of Urban Sports and Wellness Week is available in our photo gallery here.

PHOTO: CHERYL TAY, SPORTPLUS.SG


AcroYoga instructor Yang Jiamin demonstrating to participants step-by-step how the flyer gets into position with the base in order to move into a front plank position.

PHOTO: CHERYL TAY, SPORTPLUS.SG


Dawn Sim (right), a yoga instructor and entrepreneur, being playful and expressing her creativity while trying out the poses as a participant.

PHOTO: CHERYL TAY, SPORTPLUS.SG


Samuel Lim also known as "That Uncle Sam", doubling up as an assistant instructor to help participant Chermaine Zhou into her Flyer position as Sarah Tan gets ready to receive her as the base.

PHOTO: CHERYL TAY, SPORTPLUS.SG


Yang Jiamin demonstrating how to transition seamlessly into a seated thrown position from a handstand start.

PHOTO: CHERYL TAY, SPORTPLUS.SG


Samuel Lim aka That Uncle Sam assisting as a talent to demonstrate the "seated throne" position for participants.

PHOTO: CHERYL TAY, SPORTPLUS.SG


A participant enjoying herself as the flyer in the second Acro Yoga class of the day for the first Urban Sports and Wellness Week event.


PHOTO: CHERYL TAY, SPORTPLUS.SG


Melody Chiam being lifted by fitness trainer and jumprope athlete Cheryl Loh, who served as the base for this particular round of activities.

PHOTO: CHERYL TAY, SPORTPLUS.SG


Participants all smiles after the conclusion of the first AcroYoga class of the morning. From left to right Nicole Chow, Melissa Foo and Gene Leck.


Special thanks to host and event partners for the Acro Yoga event: ibis Budget Hotels, Jyan Yoga Studio, and sponsors Amazin' Graze.


More photos from Acro Yoga event of Urban Sports and Wellness Week is available in our photo gallery here.


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