Aerial yoga originated as a circus art. In fact, it’s still popular especially, in Cirque du Soleil performances. In aerial yoga, poses can be modified to accommodate neck and back pain and stiffness.
Good For The Body And The Soul
Being inverted helps your body redefine itself. The exercises help your body increase muscle support and memory. You can reach positions that you may not be able to otherwise. Your body increases an awareness of itself.
For those who suffer from post-traumatic stress syndrome, aerial yoga can be a godsend. First, there is a feeling of security being wrapped up in a cocoon-like hammock. Being suspended upside down also can provide a rest for an overtaxed nervous system.