29 Oct '12, 12am

#Singapore Alternative workouts: Skip out on the Stairmaster and try these instead

#Singapore Alternative workouts: Skip out on the Stairmaster and try these instead

Photo: Yoga Movement's Facebook Page We won’t deny it. The treadmill and working out at the gym can get way too boring some times, so we’ve scoured the island and found neat ways for you to get sweaty, work out those muscles and perhaps, even learn something new. Acro Yoga (pictured above) Acro Yoga combines acrobatic concepts with a yogic consciousness. Yes, like yoga isn’t circus-y enough with backbends and handstands, with the help of a partner, you’d get to “fly”. There are three primary roles in an Acro Yoga practice: - the base, who has the most points of contact with the ground; often this person is lying on the ground with the entire back torso in full contact. - the flyer, who is the person elevated off the ground by the base. The flyer can move into a series of dynamic positions whilst “flying” and need a lot of confidence, balance and core strength. - the spotte...

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