Introduction to Mallakhamb Rope

February 22, 2020

Shayna Swanson mallakhamb

Mallakhamb is a traditional rope practice from India that features heavy use of the toes for support, spiraling pathways and a reverse wrapping technique. This class is an introduction to these concepts and the basic climbs and holds involved. This class if for students with no experience with Mallakhamb technique.

DETAILS

Cost: $50
Instructors: Shayna Swanson
Age: 16 & up
Schedule: Saturday, 9:30am – 11:00 am
Prerequisites: Students should “prep their toes” by practicing toe climbs prior to this workshop, and bring a roll of athletic tape to make protective “toe thongs.

About the Instructor

Shayna Swanson is an award-winning circus artist, director and founder of Aloft Circus Arts. Her unique rope act won the “Best Performance of Festival” Award at the 2011 American Aerial Acrobatic Festival, a Special Prize at the 2011 Circuba Festival in Havana, Cuba and was featured at the Huishan Acrobatic Festival in Taiwan and Collision Arts Asia Festival in Malaysia. She is also the 2012 US National women’s Cyr Wheel Champion. Most recently, she has been touring her show, “Brave Space,” around the country.

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