Acro Workshop

Acro Workshop with Danya Xena - 11:30- 2:00 PM Sunday June 11th, 2023

Get upside down with, under and on top people! Expect a supportive environment, where we will co-create and use progressions to build acro postures.  Come and learn great techniques to use gravity to your advantage and make partner acro fun, predictability, accessible and safe!

Pre-reqs: Previous experience is not required – though for this particular workshop participants will experience more success if they have an inversion practice (handstands or headstands assisted or by the wall).  

Come with: An open mind, a positive attitude, the desire learn technique, and keen to learn how to spot and keep each other safe.

Community Values:  We will aim to create these community values together: Consent, Communication, CoCreate, Connection, Trust, Support, Respect, Community, LiftEachOtherUp 


Whatsapp Danya: +1-908-525-2365

  • All Levels // For this workshop participants will experience more success if they have an inversion practice (handstands or headstands assisted or by the wall).  
  • No previous Acro experience required
  • Come along or with people

What is the cost to participate?

Radical Hospitality!


There are different workshop entrance fees

  • 100Q for folks that don’t have much extra money at all,
  • 200Q for folks that have some but not a lot,
  • 300Q for folks that are comfortable, and have more and want to give more to help subsidies the people that don’t have.
  • And if anyone really can’t contribute financially, or less than the lowest price listed but they really want to be there they can also join .  This is the meaning of radical hospitality.  You can help by sharing the event and inviting more people to attend. 

¡Ponte boca abajo con, debajo y encima de la gente! Espere un entorno de apoyo, donde co-crearemos y usaremos progresiones para construir posturas acrobáticas. ¡Ven y aprende excelentes técnicas para usar la gravedad a tu favor y haz que las acrobacias en pareja sean divertidas, predecibles, accesibles y seguras!

Requisitos previos: no se requiere experiencia previa, aunque para este taller en particular, los participantes experimentarán más éxito si tienen una práctica de inversión (paradas de manos o cabezas asistidas o por la pared).

Ven con: una mente abierta, una actitud positiva, el deseo de aprender técnicas y ganas de aprender a detectar y mantener a salvo a los demás.

Valores de la comunidad:

Apuntaremos a crear estos valores comunitarios juntos: Consentimiento, Comunicación, CoCrear, Conexión, Confianza, Apoyo, Respeto, Comunidad, y LevántenseUn@sAOtr@s


WhatsApp Danya: +1-908-525-2365

  • Todos los niveles // para este taller, los participantes experimentarán más éxito si tienen una práctica de inversión (paradas de manos o cabezas asistidas o por la pared).
  • No se requiere experiencia previa en Acro
  • Ven solo o con acompañante

¿Cuál es el costo para participar?

Radical Hospitality!


Hay diferentes precios de entradas

  • 100Q para personas que no tienen mucho dinero extra,
  • 200Q para personas que tienen algo pero no mucho,
  • 300Q para personas que se sientan cómodas, y que tienen más y quieren dar más para ayudar a subsidiar a las personas que no tienen.

Y si alguien realmente no puede contribuir financieramente, menos que el precio más bajo indicado pero realmente quiere estar allí, también puede unirse .  Este es el significado de la hospitalidad radical.  Puedes ayudar compartiendo el evento e invitando a más personas a asistir.

Meet ​Your Instructor  

For many years, Danya Xena traveled the world as a full-time acro teacher.  She creates supportive, safe, collaborative and fun learning environments.  With a focus on dynamic acrobatics Danya encourages everyone’s inner Super Heroes by offering a community feeling with great progressions and awesome spotting.   As a mid-weight acrobat she is both a base and a flyer, and as such, has a great understanding of both sides of the practice.

Danya founded the SuperHero Circus Academy and FemPower Acro and has taught in over 100 communities internationally.  Danya brings with her a career in adult education, coaching and facilitation, a deep passion for social justice, and a Masters degree in Diversity Studies with a focus on pedagogy (the art and science of teaching). Danya is certified as both a Partner Acrobatics and Acro Revolution Teacher and attended  Pitch Catch Circus runs the Acro and Social Justice Teacher Training program. She is the co-founder of,  an organization that offers intersectional social justice training and consulting to level up communities and companies. They work with work with individuals, organizations, NGOs, corporations, and collectives.

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About Antigua

Antigua is a small city surrounded by volcanoes in southern Guatemala. The city’s cobbled 9×9 block streets are slow paced, easy-to-navigate with cafes, farm-to-table restaurants, artisan markets, and historical sites located throughout. It’s renowned for its colorful Spanish colonial buildings, this beautiful and magical city has almost five hundred years of history, with a privileged all-year-long climate. If you visit Guatemala during February and March for our training, you can expect warm, dry days, with little to no rainfall. Temperatures average in the high 70s during this time.  

About Shakti-Shala

Shakti Shala was born out of a desire to create a home for yoga in Antigua, Guatemala, where people from near and far could explore and expand in their yoga practice. Our studio is rooted in the Ashtanga lineage, which is reflected in our Mysore program, Ashtanga, Rocket & vinyasa classes, but we also offer gentle classes such as mellow and candlelit vinyasa.  Join our community, come discover this beautiful town, and practice with us.