Definition - What does AntiGravity(R) Fitness mean?
AntiGravity(R) Fitness was founded in 2007 by Christopher Harrison in New York. It specializes in fitness practices that combine different exercises such as pilates, yoga and strength exercises while suspended in silk hammocks. These trademarked techniques are now used in fitness centers, gyms and yoga studios in more than 30 countries.
Yogapedia explains AntiGravity(R) Fitness
One of the key pillars of AntiGravity(R) Fitness programs are zero-compression inversions, with the practitioners hips and waist held by the hammocks and hanging upside down. This posture relieves pressure from the spine and neck and supports the flow of blood to the brain. Some people believe these inversions can lead to a temporary lengthening of the spine as well.
At present, there are seven fitness trademarked programs taught by AntiGravity(R) Fitness: AntiGravity(R) Fundamentals, AntiGravity(R) Aerial Yoga, AntiGravity(R)Suspension Fitness, AntiGravity(R)Pilates, AntiGravity(R)Kids, AntiGravity(R)Restorative Yoga and AntiGravity(R)AIRbarre.
All AntiGravity(R)classes use hammocks and typically focus on core strength and flexibility. At the end of each class, the instructor guides participants through a short meditation inside the hammock in a pose known as a womb pose.
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