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Naked Handstands and Inversions

  • Sunset Studio 51 West 14th Street New York, NY, 10011 United States (map)
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Ready to explore what the world looks like upside down? Come join us for an introduction to headstands and handstands. After a stretch and warm up, Rachel will teach a step-by-step process to learn these fun and challenging inversions. Advanced students will enjoy learning in-depth strengthening techniques to hold the inversions longer and attempt some variations. Exact entry instructions will be sent with ticket confirmation. Doors will open at 7:20 and close at 7:40. If you are late you will not be allowed entry.


7:20 - doors open, clothed mingling
7:40 - doors closed, brief preamble, disrobing
7:50 - inversion workshop
9:10 - workshop concludes, socializing with light snacks and beverages
9:30 - event ends, attendees depart



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This is Rachel: a body intelligence explorer, connector, gymnastics teacher, and creative. Originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Rachel moved to NYC to pursue a creative job in welding and woodworking. As she adjusted to life in NYC, her path began to create itself and its direction shifted from welding and woodworking to the art of human connection and wellness. She believes that human connection is activism, activism that is actively planting seeds towards a more fulfilling, vulnerable, permission giving, and expansive (inwards and outwards) culture.


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