Straight Leg Inverts Alex here with another quick conditioning tip, this time for all Lyra beginners out there. One of the essential moves for hoop practitioners is the straddle invert. This move develops your core, upper-body strength and it feels great on your back.
One of the biggest concerns new students have is their belief that they don’t have, and will never have the upper-body strength to be able to practice aerial arts. Especially for us women, upper-body strength seems to be one of our biggest struggles.