"Best experience ever! Contortion should be fun and Catie has a great way of making it that way while also getting students to work hard."
Shelby Higley, professional dancer and aerialist
Legs for Days All Levels Leg Flexibility
Intended for students of all levels, this 90-minute workshop will focus on alignment and technique to teach students how to safely stretch on their own. We will break down the differences between passive and active flexibility, while providing exercises and sequencing for both.
Needles and Scales Int/Adv Standing Leg Tricks
This workshop is for those wanted to master standing leg tricks. We will work on front and side scales, tilt and needle prep, and go over drills and stretches for each.
Pre-requisites: At least 2 splits comfortably flat on the ground Oversplits are a plus but not required
Back in Action How to Improve Back Flexibility
This 90-minute workshop focuses on the fundamentals of back flexibility with an emphasis on safe and effective exercises. There will be a lot of work on the elusive upper back, as well as drills and technique for using your whole back, hips and shoulders to achieve a beautiful, healthy backbend.
All-levels will benefit from this workshop!
Contortion Handstands Technique and Sequencing
This workshop will delve into all things upside down and inside out. We will go over technique and drills for forearmstand, handstand and levers (croc), as well as focusing on the strength and flexibility needed for split press and bridge press. We will work on drills and progressions that students will be able to take with them and train on their own.
Pre-requisites: Comfortable in at least one split (left, right or middle) Able to hold a bridge (wheel pose) with shoulders stacked over wrists for 30 seconds Able to hold a handstand (against the wall is fine) for 1 minute