Getting Started Hammock

Veena Jan 30, 2016
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

Terms And Points Of Contact

Veena Jan 30, 2016
In this video you'll learn basic terms for the hammock lessons and I'll talk a bit about the most common points of contact. Remember always use a crash mat when working on inverted moves and tricks.

Hammock Points Of Contact

Veena Feb 1, 2016
This lesson will give you a visual of the most common points of contact. This is middle hammock, but the same points of contact apply to high and low hammock as well.

Before You Start

Veena Feb 1, 2016
Please watch this entire video before moving on.

Forward Hip Hang

Veena Feb 3, 2016
MIDDLE HAMMOCK: Are you ready to get your feet off the ground? This pose can be used for dance, transition, yoga and as a trick on its own. Remember to breathe.

Back Sit

Veena Feb 4, 2016
MIDDLE HAMMOCK - AERIAL: This lesson will cover how to get into the fabric and provide for improving balance. You'll see examples using both open and closed hammock. Improves balance.

Forward Sit

Veena Feb 5, 2016
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.

Hammock Superman

Veena Feb 5, 2016
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

Leg Behind Grounded

Veena Feb 8, 2016
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

Seated Invert Prep

Veena Feb 9, 2016
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

Getting To Know You Routine

Veena Feb 10, 2016
The sixteen minute routine will help you become more familiar with the fabric. We'll start with a warm up and finish with a few stretches.

Standing In Hammock

Veena Feb 11, 2016
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.

Hammock Side Superman

Veena Feb 12, 2016
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.

Seated Invert

Veena Feb 15, 2016
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.

Hammock Inverted Pike

Veena Feb 25, 2016
MIDDLE HAMMOCK - AERIAL: This is a fun pose and a great stretch for the backside of the body.

Threaded Legs

Veena Feb 26, 2016
MIDDLE HAMMOCK - AERIAL: This pose can be a great way to relive back pain. You might feel some pinch around the legs as the body adjusts to the pressure of the fabric.

Hammock Knee Hang

Veena Feb 15, 2016
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

Side Roll

Veena Feb 16, 2016
MIDDLE HAMMOCK - AERIAL: This can be used as an interesting move on its own or as a transition into other poses. Always us a thick mat and spotter.

Hip Hang Exit

Veena Feb 15, 2016
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

Tuck To Hip Hang

Veena Feb 16, 2016
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

Tuck In Tuck Out

Veena Feb 16, 2016
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

Hammock Core And Legs Routine

Veena Feb 23, 2016
LOW HAMMOCK: Enjoy this 30 minute strengthening and lengthening routine with a focus on the core and legs.

Lower Body Blast Routine

Veena Feb 18, 2016
MIDDLE HAMMOCK: Enjoy this 30 minute strengthening and lengthening routine for the lower body.

Hammock Scorpio

Veena Feb 22, 2016
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
mercury5girl
Thank you, Veena, these exercises are great! This is why I love learning online with you, you take the time to break down all the important details and lay down the foundations so well.
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