Author: benlowrey

The first Journey – Goal Setting & Networking – was held in Bristol – Dec 2018

The first Journey event was held on 5th Dec 2018 in Greenbank, Bristol. You can find the newest dates by visiting Circoplex.com/journey Participants where presented with thought provoking questions about their life and given a few minutes to answer each question.  After each set of questions, they were instructed to get into pairs and exchange […]

Bristol Handstand Workshop Live at Dundry – by Ben Lowrey

This 60 minute Handstand Tutorial was filmed at Dundry Village Hall during a live workshop. Available now on Vimeo https://vimeo.com/ondemand/dundry During this video, Ben Lowrey will explain and demonstrate many popular Handstand shapes and spotting techniques to the participants. You will hear people’s questions being answered throughout the video. This video focuses on finding balance […]

The Myth of Core Strength – Video Tutorial

WARNING: This video contains major TRUTH BOMBS which may cause your Yoga teacher to weep. For some reason, core strength gets used as the default answer to everything. There is a strange obsession around this topic which can feel a little cult-like at times.  I have a mental image of hundreds of zombies with their […]

Handstand shapes explained – Video Tutorial

This tutorial will explain why some handstand shapes are easier than others.  It helps for us to identify the 3 most important angles:  Shoulders Spine Hips There are very simple reasons why some handstand shapes are more comfortable than others. The more flexible you are, the more choice you will have about where to position […]

Two best drills for learning Handstand – Video Tutorial

The aim of this video tutorial is to provide the simplest drills to learn how to handstand. The main components are Controlled entry into the handstand Balance once you’re there These two exercises will help you progress in both of those, in the simplest + safest way possible. When you combine the two, you will […]

Handstand Teacher Ben Lowrey – photo shoot at Chew Valley Lake – Bristol

October 2018, the sun came out for a few days and there was a perfect opportunity for a photo shoot. I teach my weekly handstand classes in Bristol on Monday and Friday, and I occasionally run workshops at Jon Maggs’ gym, JM Fitness Chew Valley Crossfit. I went to Chew Valley School, class of 1999. […]

Handstand transitions for Yoga – Video Tutorial

It feels great to float from downward dog to forward fold whilst practising Yoga, which is why I created this short video to give you some exercises to work on. As with most movements – a combination of strength and flexibility is required. If you have less of one, you will need more of the […]

Jo Lamaison – Circoplex Yoga Teacher in Winchester

Jo trained as a dancer at Trinity Laban and as a yoga teacher (200 hrs training) with the School of Yoga Institute. She has over 10 years dance teaching experience and 2.5 years of yoga teaching in Winchester. Her class is energetic and flowing. Jo also loves aerial hoop classes! Jo taught for Circoplex as […]

Bristol Handstand Classes – Wildgoose Space BS2 9YP – MoveGB or drop-in

A new weekly Handstand Class will be held at 5:30pm-6:30pm every Friday At The Wildgoose Space, BS2 9YP. The location may appear on google as Ashley Vale Action Group, or The Yard.  The class is suitable for Yoga & Fitness people and is suitable for beginners and all abilities. The class is available on MoveGB […]

Bristol Handstand Classes – City Academy BS5 9JH – MoveGB or Drop-in

A new weekly Handstand Class will be held at 6pm-7pm every Monday in the Dance Studio at City Academy Bristol. The class is suitable for Yoga & Fitness people and is suitable for beginners and all abilities. The class is available on MoveGB or you can drop-in for £7 Ben Lowrey has been teaching handstands […]