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Sat, May 20



Soft Acro & Twisted Handstands, Movement workshop with Nat

This full-day workshop promises to teach participants the art of soft acro and twisted handstands. Participants will learn how to safely and effectively execute these challenging and exciting moves, while also improving their strength, flexibility, and balance. With expert guidance and a supportive

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Soft Acro & Twisted Handstands, Movement workshop with Nat
Soft Acro & Twisted Handstands, Movement workshop with Nat

Time & Location

May 20, 2023, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

London, Unit B16, 22 Smeed Rd, Fish Island, London E3 2NR, UK


About the event

A workshop  for Dancers, Acrobats, andMovers exploring Nats eclectic vocabulary of acrobatic figures and improvisational movement qualities.  Specific focusses will be on low-level tricks that favour coordination over strength; efficiency, counterbalance, and weight transfer, and specific conditioning.  

All of this wrapped up in a high-energy workshop that will leave you with a smile on your face and some new movements, approaches, and knowledge.  


• Strong Cartwheel

• Strong kick-up to handstand with small balance

• Forward roll

• Some experience in a complimentary movement practice/sport.

Short Bio Nat Whittingham is a Circus Artist, Dancer, and Teacher from Cambridgeshire.

Originally trained as a Trampolinist before later studying acrobatics at l’ESAC in Brussels, he is a versatile mover with a broad vocabulary to draw from, fusing gymnastic technique, contemporary floorwork and myriad influences from the performing world into his practice.  His career started at the age of 18, touring internationally with Nofit State, before working extensively in the UK and Europe, with companies such as Ockhams Razor, Pirates of the Carabina, Superfan, Lords of Strut, Highly Sprung,and Cie Bivouac; as well as R&D work with Punchdrunk, Cie Hors Surface, Tit for Tat Circus, and Upswing Aerial.

He teaches workshops internationally under the name Moving Through Acrobatics, as well as being a guest tutor for Northern School of Contemporary Dance, Circomedia, 2Faced dance and Fourth Monkey Theatre School.

10- 1:00PM Movement class of Acro Dance Basics (incl. 15 min tea break)

1:00-2:00PM Lunch Break

2-4:45 Improvistation Techniques (incl. 15 min tea break)

4:45- 5 Cool-down Feedback


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