Learn About the Incredible Benefits of Yoga with Aerial Hammocks

In recent 10-15 years, the world of yoga has witnessed a soaring trend in aerial yoga. Studios all around the world started offering yoga with hammocks. Combining the serenity and mindfulness of yoga with the exhilaration of aerial movements and poses, this unique practice is captivating yogis and fitness enthusiasts alike. By suspending your body in mid-air using a soft fabric hammock, aerial yoga unlocks a multitude of physical, mental, and emotional benefits. 

In this blog, we will explore the incredible advantages that aerial yoga offers, inviting you to take flight and discover a new dimension of well-being. And if you’re looking for an exceptional aerial yoga experience, Udara Bali offers 2-3 daily classes on the 3rd floor overlooking the ocean, taught by various experienced local and Western teachers. Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced practitioner, these open-level classes will empower you to try new poses, see the world from a different perspective, and embark on an extraordinary journey of self-empowerment.

Enhanced Flexibility and Strength: 
Aerial yoga expands the boundaries of traditional yoga, allowing practitioners to experience deeper stretches and increased flexibility. As you maneuver your body through various poses while being supported by the hammock, you engage muscles that may have remained dormant in regular yoga practices. This results in improved core and upper body strength, toned muscles, and an increased range of motion, leading to enhanced flexibility and body awareness.

Spinal Decompression and Posture Improvement: 
Aerial yoga offers a unique opportunity for spinal decompression, as the gentle traction created by the hammock helps lengthen and align the spine. By hanging upside down or practicing inversions, the natural curvature of the spine can be restored, relieving pressure on the discs and promoting better posture. Regular aerial yoga practice can alleviate back pain and improve overall spinal health.

Increased Circulation and Detoxification: 
Inverted poses encourage blood flow in the opposite direction, thereby improving circulation throughout the body. Increased circulation facilitates the delivery of oxygen and essential nutrients to cells, promoting overall health and vitality. Furthermore, the inversions stimulate lymphatic drainage, aiding in the elimination of toxins from the body and bolstering the immune system. Many guests who come to Udara doing a detox program love the aerial practice for that reason! 

Fun and Creative Workout: 
One of the most exciting aspects of aerial yoga is the sheer joy and playfulness it brings to your fitness routine. As you become more comfortable with the hammock and gain confidence, you can experiment with various poses and transitions, adding an element of creativity to your practice. The feeling of weightlessness and the thrill of defying gravity create a sense of adventure and make each session a unique experience.

Aerial yoga at Udara is a must on your Bali bucket list! Whether you are a gym enthusiast, experienced yogi or a newbie in the world of movement classes, get your dose of Aerial yoga to elevate your wellbeing and explore new dimensions of strength, flexibility, and inner peace. Don’t forget to book your spot in advance, as classes might be busy, especially on the weekend.