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Taking Yoga To New Heights

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Aerial yoga is just what it sounds like and this latest yoga trend seems to be up in the air. If you like to explore new ways to work-out, maybe this type of yoga is for you.

A new studio in Jersey City, the Jivamukti Yoga Center, offers aerial yoga. The studio uses anti-gravity, fabric hammocks to support your body. As you perform normal yoga moves, the hammocks allow you to align your spine, strengthen your core, and enhance your flexibility.

Yoga instructor Sandhi Ferreira says the hammocks provide several benefits that never were possible until now.

"What I love about aerial yoga is the extra strength aspects of it where you get into this pulling energy where you're holding onto the hammock with your hands or your hips or your feet, you’re standing in the hammock or you’re hanging upside down decompressing your spine," she said.

No previous aerial or acrobatic experience is necessary! The hammocks are strong, safe, and even are able to open up into a cocoon for you to fully lay and mediate in towards the end of the work-out.

Discover what it feels like to move freely in open space and decompress your body at the same time. Aerial yoga takes traditional yoga moves to the next level!

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