Jacob Brown and
Debbie Collis are Acroyoga and Partner Acrobatics coaches from
Oregon, USA. Their great coaching, clear communication and awesome
dynamic has led to these two becoming well-respected regulars at
Partner Acrobatics festivals around the world.
covers how Jacob and Debbie have grown as an acrobatics couple, how
they develop their skills and their creative process for creating new
washing machines and flows.
Getting to record this conversation at Jacob and Debbie’s home in Springfield, Oregon was very special for us. Not only were we in the middle of our bicycle tour from Canada at the time and very smelly and tired cyclists, but we got to spend time and learn about these wonderful folks and their cool town.
You can catch Jacob
and Debbie at their upcoming intensives:
Eugene, Oregon – March 20-22 Austin, Texas – March 27-29
Christine Moonbeam is the real deal as a coach, and a truly wonderful person.
cultivating partner acrobatics as an inclusive, artistic co-creation
that focuses on
healthy relationship building and dedication to empowering each other
in their role.
Moonbeam is a super
experienced partner acrobatics, handstand and dance coach;
she is a very active
internationally with teaching offerings
all over the world!
As a coach Christine is great at assisting her students on the journey of finding the balance between training and play and its her goal is to create safe and enriching training space to foster her students’ exploration and work toward their goals.
She is the co-founder of the Colorado Acro Fest, which is running at the Boulder Circus Centre in Boulder Colorado February 14 – 16th, 2020.
Other upcoming opportunities to train with Christine include:
Our guest for this is
episode of the podcast is a very special man. He is a father, and a
metaphorical grandfather of acro yoga in Vancouver, he is the
Co-founder of International Teacher Trainers, Vancity acro, he is
Devon French. This is a very special episode for us, Devon means a
lot to both Sara and I, and I hope that through this conversation you
can get a feeling why.
I mention it in the start of
this podcast, but we recorded this conversation on our very last day
in Vancouver… and that is a while ago now, and a lot a lot has
happened in between!
In all honesty, this man is
someone really special and if you ever get the chance to take a class
or workshop with him, you gotta take it. There is a lot of wisdom in
this episode, I will let our man Devon speak for himself.
Thank you for joining us for
a very open, honest and vulnerable conversation with the man who
defines majestic casual, Devon French
We are so happy to
release this is thoughtful, touching and inspiring conversation with
Cedar Lyn; festival creator, community builder, mum and an awesome
friend. We will let this amazing woman speak for herself,
Cedar is the co-creator of the AY Unity Fesitval, held in Enderby British Columbia in late August – we LOVE this festival, it’s the best!
You can find Cedar
in beautiful Vancouver, Canada. We caught up with Cedar while we were
living there in the summer of 2019.
Katarina Sofia or Acro Kat joins us on this episode of the Acro Jam Podcast! Born in Finland, Kat is currently living and attending circus school in Spain with her life and acrobatics partner Jared. Before becoming an acrobatics teacher and performer, Kat was a school teacher and her skills and abilities as an educator really shine through in her calm, yet enthusiastic acro teaching style.
Kat and Jared are organising “the only Acro festival where the sun never sets”, the Midnight Sun Acro Convention! This festival which will take place in Lapland, Finland, June 20th to 24th.
SHOW NOTES Kat’s acro journey Basing, as a flyer Building acro communities in small cities and towns Kat’s training history, teacher trainings, circus school, intensives etc. Partner acrobatics in Finland, fesitvals and community Acroyoga and partner acrobatics differences and how to integrate the two Life as a student at circus school in Spain training and performing with your life partner; the pros, cons and how to manage them Handstand tips and training ideas How to remain disciplined and motivated to train, and balancing training and play time Bringing creativity and innovation to your practice How spotting and learning to fall improves your training and skills Life after circus school Where to find Kat and what she has going on