Labfitness, Ireland’s most innovative fitness studio based in Drogheda is delighted to launch ‘Anti-Gravity Kids’ in Ireland. The unique exercise program developed in New York by Christopher Harrison and Darlene Casanova, is set to turn children of the world upside down through the most beneficial and creative fitness program ever created for kids!
Exclusively at Labfitness in Drogheda, children from 6 – 13 years of age , attending ‘Anti-Gravity Kids’ will learn to fly, stretch, flip, swing and spin thus improving their co-ordination, strength, flexibility, fitness, confidence and most importantly, all this is achieved while they are having fun !!
Anti-Gravity Yoga is a fusion of fitness techniques which have been modified and enhanced to fit the yoga mould. It utilises aspects of many fitness programmes including traditional Yoga, Pilates, Calisthenics, dance and gymnastics. Anti-Gravity Yoga is designed to increase one’s overall health and physical agility while having fun and creating beauty. Anti-Gravity Yoga is a licensed programme and only certified Anti-Gravity Yoga instructors can deliver classes at licensed Anti-Gravity Yoga premises.
Cilla Byrne from Labfitness in Drogheda is one of the first AntiGravity Yoga instructors in the world to train in New York as an AntiGravity Kids Certified Instructor. She will teach moves that have child friendly names like ; monkey, snapping turtle, mermaid, dinosaur, wind chimes, squirrel, school of fish and many more which, keep children’s imagination alive while exercising their bodies. Teaching children how to move freely in all directions of open space fine-tunes their agility and sensory perception giving them the AntiGravity advantage for any sport or art-form they choose.
“Children from the Wendy Hilliard Foundation in New York happily volunteered to be the first test pilots for this amazing technique. The delight, wonder, giggles and joy that emerged from their kinetic victories filled my soul with happiness,” said Christopher Harrison. “Knowing that this program will spread the same thing to kids all around the world humbled us all and bonded us together with a genuine purpose and excitement to serve.”
Christopher Harrison continued: “The children are our future. They deserve to have every opportunity to engage their creativity while connecting their body, mind, and spirit.”
Laura Armada Buch and the Labfitness instructors are pioneers in fitness – they update their training regularly and are leaders when it comes to bringing the latest health and fitness programmes from around the world to Ireland. Labfitness classes include AntiGravity Aerial Yoga, AntiGravity Yoga for Parents & Babies, AntiGravity Suspension Fitness, AntiGravity for Kids, FitBumps, PowerSpin, Armageddon, Skinny Jeans, Solid Step, Zumba, Zumba Step, Fitness Pilates, Pump ‘n Lift, Kettle Bells & Bosu, TRX, Fitness Yoga, Fitness Ballet, Hot yoga, Rebounding and Pole Fitness.
For more information or to book a class at Labfitness, please call Labfitness on 087-6314752 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
About AntiGravity Yoga
AntiGravity Yoga is the first complete programme in the emerging exercise field called “suspension training”. AntiGravity Yoga is practiced by over 7,000 daily practitioners in over 50 locations worldwide and taught by over 250 certified instructors.
AntiGravity Yoga is a complete total body workout that strengthens, tones, increases flexibility, improves posture, body alignment, and uniquely to AntiGravity Yoga, it decompresses the spine. The utilisation of the AntiGravity Hammock allows overworked muscles to relax as secondary muscles take over to lengthen and strengthen. AntiGravity Yoga also helps you to get you in shape while realigning you from the compression of gravity. AntiGravity Yoga takes into consideration both meanings of the word – working to manipulate physics while staying light-hearted.
AntiGravity Yoga offers a number of amazing health benefits
- · Decompression of the spin through gentle traction
- · Hydration of vertebral disks
- · Increased muscular flexibility
- · Core Strengthening
- · Upper and lower body muscular strengthening
- · Increased kinesthetic awareness; fine-tuning balance and agility
- · Increased joint mobility
- · Low impact cardiovascular conditioning
- · Greater cerebellum function
- · Hormone stimulation
- · Self-esteem enhancement through conquering fears
- · More astute presence through mindful consciousness conditioning
What is the AntiGravity Hammock?
The AntiGravity Hammock is a structural fabric that is connected to the ceiling by two overhead points. It acts like a swing or soft trapeze. The AntiGravity Hammock is utilised to change one’s dynamic relationship to the ground, allowing the participant to better understand their body and its relationship to physics.
AntiGravity® Yoga Creator –
Christopher Harrison has been practicing yoga since the mid-90’s He is a former world-class gymnastics specialist, a Broadway dancer and Choreographer and an avid student of truth. He is the Founder of AntiGravity Inc, the Creator of AntiGravity® Aerial Yoga as well as the originator of the silk hammock apparatus as both a performance device and as a fitness apparatus. AntiGravity® Yoga is the establishing technique within the emerging genre known as “Suspension Fitness”. He is a pioneer in suspension fitness training and is considered by many as the foremost authority of Aerial Yoga (aka “suspension yoga”). His passion of merging physical artistry, fitness and consciousness drives all of his projects.