CONTORTURE™: 5 Pack!
CONGRATULATIONS! You're on your way into the Contorture Chamber and armed with everything you need. VIDEO 1: The Basics--alignment, breath control/connection, counterbalance, ab smartening, back, hanging backbends, waterfalls, and...more. VIDEO 2: The Inversions--wrist warmup/strengthening, headstand variations, forearmstand, handstand theory and drills. Everything you need to build a solid base to CONTORTURE ™ Upon! VIDEO 3: The CONTORTURE ™ Class--now the fun begins. Join in to a group setting start to finish, find and feel hip strengthening/burning and a smartened core to "backbend from the front" and invert with a new connectedness. VIDEO 4: Weighted Stretching--taking it to the next level with weight plates, dumbbells, bodybars, sawhorses and more; learn how to be your own personal trainer and find just the right push from you for you.
VIDEO 5: ADVANCED CONTORTURE™--You've made it. Welcome as I guide you in detail through moves from my act including Mountain, Backbend to Contortion Handstand, Single Leg Contortion Handstand, Standing Scale and more. Shot in a workshop setting with your "fellow students" asking the questions you might be wondering.
CONTORTURE™: 3 Pack!
CONGRATULATIONS! You're on your way into the Contorture Chamber and armed with everything you need. VIDEO 1: The Basics--alignment, breath control/connection, counterbalance, ab smartening, back, hanging backbends, waterfalls, and...more. VIDEO 2: The Inversions--wrist warmup/strengthening, headstand variations, forearm stand, handstand theory and drills. Everything you need to build a solid base to CONTORTURE ™ Upon! VIDEO 3: The CONTORTURE ™ Class--now the fun begins. Join in to a group setting start to finish, find and feel hip strengthening/burning and a smartened core to "backbend from the front" and invert with a new connectedness.
Video 1: Everything You Need to Know to Enter the CONTORTURE™ Chamber
Welcome to Basic Training for entry to The CONTORTURE™ Chamber Class! Here you'll learn all about The Stick, The Breath, The Squat, The Pull In, The Lunge, Toe/Point Stretch,The Split, The Straddle, The BuddupBuddown, The BastardCobra, The Cobra & Variations, The Holy Trinity, The Easy Breezy Bridge, The Hanging Backbend, The Waterfall and Rock & Roll! What do you need? Time, Space, A Burning Desire, and A Stick (My Schtick? an 18" x 3/8" dowel) and two supports such as yoga blocks, paint cans or beagles.
Video 2: The Inversions
Headstands, Handstands and Forearmstands...Oh My. And Watch out for the Crocodile.
Here we dive deep into training smart strong and connected inversions.
On the menu? Wrist Strengthening and Flexibility, Shoulder Opening, Headstands: Tuck/Straddle/Pike/Flying Frog, Handstand Hands, Handstand Hops/Kicks, Handstand at the Wall, Handstand Facing the Wall, Handstand Child's Pose, Split Handstand, Shifty Shoulders, Forearmstand, Forearmstand at the Wall, and Crocodile!
Video 3: The CONTORTURE™ Class
PLEASE HAVE EITHER WORKED WITH JONATHAN IN THE PAST OR RENTED/PURCHASED VIDEOS 1 & 2 BEFORE ENTERING THE CONTORTURE™CLASS (thank you)
This is it.
Putting the strong, supple, well connected pieces together to strengthen and stretch together with Hannah, Alicia, Travis and Alissa. And Jonathan. Yes, him.
All aboard for your new or old favorites: Squat, Flying Frog, Right Lunge, Pull Ins, Left Lunge, Handstand #1, Headstand Variations, Splits, Handstand #2, Toe Stretch, Handstand #3, Straddle, BuddupBuddown, Cobra:twists/beats, Shoulder Beats, EasyBreezyBridge, BridgePushUps, JonathanSez, HBB (Hanging Back Bends), HBB Single Breaths, HBB Stick, HBB Beats, Waterfalls, Freestyle, WarmDown.
OWFWH (Oh What Fun We'll Have)
Video 4: Weighted Stretching
Let's take things up a CONTORTURE™ notch.Using plates, dumbbells, sawhorses and steppers we'll get deeper into the perfectly aligned stretches we've achieved.
What waits ahead? Weighted Splits, Weighted Over Splits, Cobra Weighted Pullbacks, Cobra Body Bar, Hanging BackBends, Weighted Waterfalls, Sawhorse Hip/Legs/Back, Bodybar Sawhorse Upper Back, Butterflies & Pancakes, Ankle Weight Handstands.
Video 5: Advanced CONTORTURE™
Congratulations Dear Contorturist.
You've reached the Inner Sanctum.
Here you will put together the what you've built through Videos 1-4 to bend and balance with strength, control and connection. I will guide you through my moves with tips and insights gained over the past 20 years of performing.
Here We Go into: Backbend to Handstand, Contortion Forearmstand Series, Contortion Handstand to Crocodile series, Leg Up Handstand, How to Catch an Ankle, Standing Scale, Mountain, Chest Stand, M, Backbend Catch Ankles, Chin Rest.
Jonathan's Story: Bonus Feature
Ready for the expanded story of what brought Jonathan to build the CONTORTURE™ Chamber? Sit back, pop some corn, borrow a beagle and enjoy.