This festival also wants to recognize the female gender in AcroYoga: Shakti is the Sanskrit word for the feminine aspect of energy within the framework of Hinduism. It manifests as a creative and nourishing force, which empowers the gifts of divine beings, not as something separate from them, but as an aspect of their being.
Therefore, we want to promote a celebration where women can be the protagonists in AcroYoga, finding their place in this discipline, either in the role of bases or flyer, as well as the innate caregiver role of spotters, being leaders of their own bodies and projects.
In its first edition in September 2018, el Shakti Akroyoga Festival already attracted a lot of participants, who came to share and celebrate (and even curious to know this thing called acroyoga and try it for the first time!). This year the festival wants to grow, with a larger organizational team, following the idea and direction of Gloria Peón, with more activities, more disciplines, more capacity…
What is AcroYoga?
It is a discipline that springs from Yoga, which with regular practice brings incredible benefits both in the individual and at the community level, cultivating trust, connection and joy. AcroYoga fuses the spiritual wisdom of Yoga with the therapeutic sensitivity of Thai massage and the dynamic power of acrobatics.
AcroYoga is a beautiful way to share our yoga practice with another person, two people or with a whole group, known or unknown, always looking for the balance between the connection with oneself and with others, through movements, postures and balance, in harmony.
In addition, you can enjoy different styles of Yoga, Thai Massage and other alternative therapies, Ecstatic Dance and much more! Check the program for more information.
Founder and director of the project
She has worked as an aerial acrobat for the last ten years and has traveled throughout Europe with her show. Yoga has been part of her training from the beginning and through yoga began to awaken other bodily abilities, such as body awareness. AcroYoga appeared on her way as a gift to heal the body, as well as to share and connect with other people. In her classes she likes to share from the opening of the soul so that everybody can have love and fun. She believes that the smile is generous for the body and loosens tensions and fears.
Yoga, AcroYoga, Aromatherapy
Thai Massage, Kirtan
Leander van de Visse
Miren de Marcos
Family Yoga, Slow Power Yoga, Tantra Yoga
Trained as an Acroyoga teacher with: Partner Acrobatics, Acroyoga International and Acroyoga Montreal. In the last 6 years she has been traveling to offer workshops in Spain, Thailand, India, Mexico and Colombia. She loves to give fun workshops and research so that everyone can find their own style.
After several years as a practitioner of martial arts and yoga, since 2007 she has been trained with Sivananda Vedanta Yoga Center (TTC Yoga Siromani), Danilo Hernandez “Swami Digambarananda Saraswati” (“Sadhana Synthesis”), Srivatsa Ramaswami (Core Vinyasa Krama TTC & Essentials of Vinyasa Krama Yoga), Jose Luis Cabezas (TTC Dynamic Yoga), Andrei Ram (TTC Hatha Raja Yoga Training Courses), Barath Setthy (Hatha Yoga, Indian Yoga), Sri Dharma Mittra (Dharma Yoga, New York) and Simon Park (Vinyasa Flow).
Sandra de San José
AcroYoga, Family AcroYoga
She teaches regular classes in Vitoria-Gasteiz (Basque Country, Spain), as well as intensive workshops all around Spain.
With more than 1000 hours certified and invested in study and more than 5000 hours teaching, Tiago proposes a pedagogy of very high level, for serious and committed students who wish to safely access advanced practices without leaving behind the true purposes of Yoga, which for Tiago they represent the most important aspect of this road.