Vayu Aerial Yoga
is a practice that was developed to create space mentally and physically, by opening up the body through various postures, using a custom designed yoga hammock.
The Vayu practice takes the body to a much deeper level. At times we focus on the fascia, a thin, delicate, stretchy webbing of tissue connecting or holding together all other tissues inside the body: it is very important in holding muscles, tendons, and other internal parts together, as well as ensuring healthy movement. The fascia is prone to becoming sticky and knotted with use so we use the breath and certain postures to ‘iron out’ the fascia, returning it to a smooth and silky state. We also work with the deep psoas muscles that connect the lower spine to the top of the femur bones, running deep within the pelvis and often holding physical and emotional tension. Using the support of the hammock we are able to challenge the body moving through various postures, as well as allowing the nervous system to relax, encouraging a letting-go into complete surrender.