Softening Rope-y Muscles

February 22, 2020

Identify the muscles responsible for all those amazing rope moves. Then learn how to soften them and prevent repetitive strain injuries through self-massage, partnered massage and corrective strengthening/lengthening. Guided follow-the-leader style by Johanna, participants will each give and receive a 30-minute mini-treatment to address sore, overused muscles. You’ll leave with new know-how to prevent injuries and keep your art-making tool running smoothly.

DETAILS

Cost: $50
Instructors: Johanna Vargas
Age: 16 & up
Schedule: Saturday, 9:30am – 11:00am

About the Instructor

Johanna Vargas is a Chicago-based body worker, teacher and artist. She’s taught kinesiology and massage techniques relevant to circus bodies at Aloft Circus Arts, Bird’s Eye View Circus and the Escuela Nacional de Circo de Cuba. Her martial arts practice led her to bodywork and circus arts. She’s run her private massage practice since 2009, graduated from Aloft’s first full-time program in 2014, headed the massage department at Pacific College of Health and Science, teaching massage, anatomy/kinesiology and many other classes. She’s finally come back full-circle to her martial arts practice and currently teaches rope in Aloft’s rec program, runs her massage practice and throws down like a good kitchen witch making soap, herbal topicals for sore muscles and amazing food to share with friends.

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brattleboro savings and loans logo linking to their website
berkely veller logo linking to their website
brattleboro tire logo linking to their website
new chapter logo that links to the new chapter website
trust company of vermont logo linking to their website
comfort inn brattleboro logo
echo lounge logo

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