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Mexico Intensive

November 6 - November 19

$850 - $1950

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Mexico Intensive

Program

Program

Optional one or two week long training in Partner Acrobatics.

PartnerAcrobatics.com Intensives are unique because our students get to create their own personal acro adventure.

Simultaneous classes are offered daily, each with varying levels of acrobatic competency; all classes are geared towards having students increase their own abilities. Higher level offerings will have separate pre-requisites that will need to be met in order to participate in the class. This encourages students to be able to work with other participants in the course who are working on similar skill sets.

In our Partner Acrobatics programs we cover many different acrobatic disciplines: standing acrobatics, handstand training, washing machines, trio tricks, Icarian games, to name a few.
This physical intensity is balanced out with our therapeutic sessions, which aim to heal and restore the body. You have the freedom to choose how many hours you spend on Acro vs Therapeutics.
This program will give you the chance to refine your Acro skills and to have loads of fun.

Teachers

Emily Baxter Niko Douwes  Millette `Mimi` Nunez Ishine Gape Ellio Blox

Location

Location

Chalananda is located inside a beautiful hot springs water park,

overlooking a natural protected lake and migratory bird sanctuary in Villa Corona,

Jalisco, 45 min. away from the state´s capital Guadalajara. The beautiful surroundings of the park serve as the perfect place to practice and learn.

More info about the venue available on their website:
www.chalananda.com

Accommodation

The accommodation is included as part of the course price.

The venue offers various basic but comfortable accommodations with a communal and family feel.

Shared accommodation is included in the course fee, numbers permitting and for an additional fee single accommodation may be available, please contact us for availability.

For those camping: we provide tents and we have lots of extra blankets.

Food

3 mostly vegetarian meals daily are included in the training fee. Organic and local when possible.

There is a large communal kitchen and 3 smaller kitchens where students can prepare their own snacks etc. Seasonal fruits and vegetables are available from the farm and they are amazing!

Facilities

  • 104°F. Giant thermal water pools
  • Water massage pool
  • Lazy river
  • Water slides
  • Free wireless internet (Wi-Fi)
  • Laundry
  • Nursery
  • Bungalows
  • Grocery store and market nearby
  • Lake and bird sanctuary
  • Very safe place and premises
  • Camping area with bathrooms and showers
  • Massage service
  • Restaurant

FAQ

Do I need a visa to enter Mexico?

Check out which nationalities require a visa in this website: www.inm.gob.mx

How to get to Chalananda?

You can hire a Taxi from the airport or anywhere in Guadalajara city, directly to Chalananda. If you do so, make sure to specify to the taxi driver to take you to: Villa Corona, Chimulco (the water Park in which Chalananda is based), don’t tell them to take you to Chalananda because they will not know where this is. We are also providing private transportation from these two places that will cost you less depending on the number of passengers. For more info about this service, email: edubetancourt@gmail.com

How to get to Guadalajara, Jalisco (GDL)?

The best way is to fly directly into Guadalajara International Airport (Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla).
You can also fly into the following international airports in Mexico: Puerto Vallarta, Cancun, Mexico City.
From all these you can connect with one of the local low cost airlines that fly into Guadalajara:
www.volaris.com
www.vivaaerobus.com
www.interjet.com
If you are flying into Puerto Vallarta or Mexico City you can also take a bus to Guadalajara.
We recommend checking these options and see what works best for you.

Is it possible to stay in Chalananda before and after the retreat?

Yes it is possible. Please contact us if you would like to do that.

Is it safe?

Chalananda is inside a private water park that is very safe and secure. Jalisco has always been a tourist friendly state but in the last years Mexico has seen an upsurge in drug related violence. Although tourists and travelers are hardly ever targeted we advise you to take necessary precautions if you are staying or traveling in Mexico

What is the weather like in Jalisco around Oct?

This area of Jalisco has one of the best climates in the world. During our fall retreats, the weather is cool in the evening and in the morning, (min. 6 C) and warm during the day (max. 27 C) Occasional rains are also expected.

What about sanitation?

No problem, we only advise you to take precaution with street food before and after the retreat.

What About Credit Cards, Cash, Exchange Rates & Money Changers?

The exchange rate is approximately $13.00 Pesos = US$1.00, but it is always fluctuating so check before coming. We do not accept credit cards. Banks for money changing services you can find in the pueblo Villa Corona just outside the retreat center and an ATM Machine can be found inside the retreat center.

Suggested Reading about Jalisco?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jalisco
Juan Rulfo’s ‘Pedro Paramo’ and ‘El llano en llamas’

What to bring?

Water bottle, sweater or jacket for the night, flash light, notebook, pen, mosquito repellent, towel and swimming suit.

If I'm camping, do I have to bring a tent and sleeping bag?

You don’t need to bring your own sleeping bag.

Schedule

Schedule

Week One

(Swipe schedule for more)
Mon Tue 7 Wed 8 Thur 9 Fri 10 Sat 11 Sun 12
8:00 – 9:00
Opening Circle

All

Prehab
Emily
Prehab
Emily
Prehab
Emily
Prehab
Emily
Prehab
Emily
10:30 – 11:30
Handstands
Emily
Niko
Handstands
Emily
Mimi
(Gabe)
Handstands
Emily
Blox
Therapeutics
Gabe
Handstands Gabe
Niko
Handstands
Blox
Niko
11:30 – 1:00
Foundations
Niko
Emily
L-Base transitions  SH. ST.
Mimi
Emily
(Gabe)
Standing
H2H
Emily
Blox
OFF

Whips
Emily
Gabe

Free Training w/coaches
Niko
Blox

H2H
Pops
Blox
Niko
3:30 – 4:30
Arrival
Handstands
Mimi
Blox
(Gabe)
Handstands
Niko
Blox
Handstands
Mimi
Niko
Rest
Handstand
Mimi
Blox
Handstands Niko
Mimi
Emily
4:30 – 6:00
Arrival
F2H & Standing Basics
Mimi
Blox
(Gabe)
Tempos
Niko
Blox
Icharian
Mimi
Niko
Blox
*Shoulder prehab
 Rest
Standing     Shoulder Stands
Blox
Mimi
Free Training w/coaches
Mimi
Niko
Blox
8:00 – 9:00
Prehab Intro
Emily
Therapeutics
Gabe
Stretching
Monika
 Rest
Stretching
Monika

Week Two

(Swipe schedule for more)
Mon 13 Tues 14 Wed 15 Thur 16 Fri 17 Sat 18 Sun 19
8:00 – 9:00
Rest
Prehab
Emily
Prehab
Emily
Prehab
Emily
Prehab
Emily
Prehab
Emily
Departure

10:30 – 11:30
Rest
Handstands
Blox
Niko
Handstands
Niko
Free Training w/coaches Handstands
Mimi
Niko
Handstands Gabe
Blox
Departure

11:30 – 1:00
Rest
Tempos       Inlocate
prep.
Blox
Niko
Dance Acro
Monika
Niko
Washing Machines       Mimi
Gabe
Icarian         Niko
Blox
H2H
Mimi
Niko
 Trios
(all)
Departure

3:30 – 4:30
Rest
Handstands
Blox            Mimi
Handstand
Blox
Mimi
Theraputics
Gabe
Handstands
Gabe
Blox
Jam

(all)

4:30 – 6:00
Rest
Standing Transitions
Blox
Mimi
Double Pitching
Emily
Blox
Mimi
Whips
Emily                                 Gabe
Free training w/coaches
Niko
Jam
(all)
8:00 – 9:00
Rest
 Stretching Therapeutics
Gabe
Stretching & Shoulder Prehab
Monika

LEGEND:

Prehab: Preparing your training day with varied movement patterns and functional training to optimize your performance.

Optional: Dedicated to participants that want to share some special skills with the rest of the group or do your own practice.

Mixed Grill: 2 or 3 parallel workshops picking from: Standing Acrobatics, Washing Machines, Dutch Acro, Therapeutics, Icarian etc.

Handstand: Two choices running simultaneously either beg-intermediate focusing on alignment and conditioning or the inter-vanced focusing more on variations and progressions toward one arm.

Foundations: Acrobatic skills that everyone has to master.

Food: Mostly vegetarian meals.

Therapeutics: A mix of mexico massage, Flying Therapeutics or One Minute Practice for active recovery.

Lecture: Sport science, prehab and sustainability in your practice.

Off Time: Sometimes we can also rest :)

Prerequisites

Prerequisites

We do require require you have some acrobatic skills. We need you to honestly and accurately asses whether the following skills are accessible/of ease to you (while working with someone of similar skill level) as a base OR flyer, at the time of application you must be able to accomplish the skills without a spotter helping (they can be there for safety).

On your application you will be asked to rate your comfort level in the following…. while they are not prerequisites, the more experience you come with the more you will gain out of the training!

L-BASING (base lying down):

STANDING:

Send us a video showing a 1-2 minute acrobatic flow of your choice.

The video should represent where you are at skill-wise, however, it doesn’t need to be all of the craziest things you can do—think elements from the preqs! The video also doesn’t need to be of high production quality, a quick one on your cell phone is fine.

Fees and Application

Fees and Application

7 or 15 days from November 6th to 19th, 2017

Prices

Prices include the training, accommodation and three mostly vegetarian meals daily.

The price of the course does not include flights or transportation.

For 1 week program the arrival time is Nov 6th evening (dinner included), departure time Nov 13th morning (breakfast included).

For 2 week program the arrival time is Nov 6th evening (dinner included), departure time Nov 19th morning (breakfast included).

Regular Price

After July 15th, Room options:

  • Shared room for 2 weeks -1950 USD
  • Camping for 2 weeks -1600 USD
  • Shared room for first week only -1100 USD
  • Camping for first week only – 850 USD
    (Prices are 50% refundable before Sept 15th)
  • There is a Latino sliding scale scholarship discount for camping that we offer. We strive to make our courses accessible to everyone. We trust that people will honestly asses their need for such a discount, contact us at info@partneracrobatics.com for more details

Prerequisites

Before applying please upload your prerequisite video to youtube/facebook etc.

Application

Space is limited and expect to fill up.
Click here to fill out an application form

if you have any further questions don’t hesitate to email info@partneracrobatics.com

After being accepted we will send payment details. Only once you have paid your space will be guaranteed at the training.

 

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Details

Start:
November 6
End:
November 19
Cost:
$850 - $1950

Venue

Chalananda
Jalisco Mexico