Video: Learning trust and strength with the Waikiki Acrobatic Troupe
In the early 1970s, Dick Criley helped form what is now known as the Waikiki Acrobatic Troupe. As he explains, acrobatics (competitive or exhibition) can involve various disciplines, such as:
- aerial silk
- pole dancing
During our visit, being808 learned acrobatics isn’t just a lot of fun.
All that twisting, turning, jumping and balancing has health benefits, including improved kinesthetic awareness, flexibility, and arm, wrist, ankle and leg strength. Acrobats also learn how to trust their partner — an invaluable skill in both sport and life.
The troupe meets twice a week and newcomers are welcome. For more info, visit: https://sites.google.com/site/waikikiacrobatictroupe
Tonight we’re getting a private show from the Waikiki Acrobatic Troupe and learning about the tons of… http://t.co/3unM3V3iMR
— being808 (@being808) June 20, 2013