Regeneration is a holistic mobility class unique to Lift. Its focus is create strong foundations of mobility and awareness, helping you to understand your body and alleviate common discomfort and pain that so many of us encounter as a result of poor movement patterns. The class focusses on mobilising and rebalancing the Three Pillars, namely the hips the spine and shoulders. We recommend this class to all of our members for overall body maintenance as part of their programming and it also acts as a foundation for many new comers before they progress into our specific mobility and skill classes. To understand more about our approach to mobility check out our article Joining The Dots.
Our mobility classes focus on the gymnastic fundamentals of Pancake/Middle Split, Backbends/Gymnastic Bridge and Front Split. Whilst achieving these positions is vital when pursuing more advanced gymnastic skills, being proficient in these movements at even foundation level is enormously beneficial to all and our expert coaches will be on hand to guide you through your journey. Take a look at our online resources on The Journal(LINK) for an insight into how we approach teaching some of these movements. If you are still unsure about our specific mobility sessions, then we recommend you join us for an introduction to mobility at one of our Regeneration classes.
Our Handbalance programme is currently split into foundation and intermediate levels. Our foundation class is suitable for both beginner and more proficient students. The class focusses on handstand conditioning, developing balance, awareness and strength necessary to perform the skill to a high level. Our goal is to build your capacity in the handstand in order that you can progress onto more advanced patterns and skills. Our intermediate class focusses the press handstand as well as a variety of entries and patterns. If you are new to handstands, we recommend you take a look at our handstand resource on The Journal(LINK) and sign up to a foundation class.