Welcome to my hammock lessons. This video will provide helpful tips and information on using these lessons. I will be using a double point hammock for most lessons, but you could use single point. I highly suggest double point as it's the most stable
MIDDLE HAMMOCK - AERIAL: This lesson will cover another option for getting into the fabric while standing forward or in front of the hammock. You will also see balance options and we'll take a look at both open and closed fabric. Improves balance.
MIDDLE HAMMOCK - AERIAL: I'll cover several options using both open and closed hammock. This lesson will focus on strengthening the muscles along the back side of the body and stretch the chest and shoulders. Always use a crash mat when working on
MIDDLE HAMMOCK - GROUNDED: This lesson will demonstrate several ways to place the leg and foot into the hammock when grounded. NOTE: I'm using middle hammock but you may want to place it at a lower height depending on your level of flexibility. We
MIDDLE HAMMOCK - AERIAL: This lesson is perfect for those who have never experienced an inversion. This video will help you build up the muscle memory and strength needed to fully invert while supported by the fabric. Always use a crash mat when
MIDDLE HAMMOCK - AERIAL: This lesson will demonstrate a few ways to stand in the hammock. Stay with whichever variation feels most secure. This is great for challenging balance and requires core stability.
MIDDLE HAMMOCK - AERIAL: In this lesson I'll demonstrate a pose that is a variation of the superman. You could also think of this as a side plank. If you're using a single point hammock you'll be able to spin in this pose. Always use a mat.
MIDDLE HAMMOCK - AERIAL: In this lesson I'll cover how to roll back into an inverted position with the fabric around the hips. We'll use this position often and you'll see options for both open and closed fabric.
MIDDLE HAMMOCK - GROUNDED OR AERAIL: In this lesson I'll cover a few options for working on knee hangs off the fabric, including ways to condition the back of the knee pits helping them adjust to the pressure. If you cannot lift up from here stay
MIDDLE HAMMOCK - AERIAL: This lesson will demonstrate an option for exiting the fabric. Hand strength is important here so be sure to work on the related lessons below to improve strength. If you find the fabric slides in your hands try using a grip
MIDDLE HAMMOCK - TRANSITION: From grounded to aerial. A strong solid grip with the hands is needed. Proper conditioning for the hands and forearms should be done for at least two weeks. Grip aids may be needed if hands slide on fabric. Always us a
MIDDLE HAMMOCK - TRANSITION: From grounded to aerial and back. A strong Tuck hip hang and tuck exit is needed before moving on to this. A strong solid grip with the hands is needed as well so proper conditioning for the hands and forearms should be
MIDDLE HAMMOCK - AERIAL: In this lesson I'll cover a few options for moving into this pose. Keep in mind that the closed variation with two hands and shoulder rotation is the most advanced and may not be right for everyone. This pose is a great
“This is the best side splits warm up I've ever done. Really helps warming up the hamstrings and hip flexors before going into splits. Wondering why my instructors never taught us this!”