Jason Nemer is an incredible character, coach and trainer of acro-yoga and co-founder of AcroYoga.
Episode 185:  Jason Nemer is the co-founder of AcroYoga. He has been blessed to have many great teachers on his path. His family was always very supportive of his many passions. His younger brother brought him into gymnastics and from there he found acrobats playing at the gym and was hooked on both. During his teenage years he trained with some of the top Russian and Bulgarian acrobatic masters. Competing among the best acrobats in the world inspired his practice and taught him about humility. In 1991, after 4 years of dedicated practice at the age of 16, Jason represented the US at the World Championships of Sports Acrobatics in Beijing. In 1996, he performed acrobatics in the Opening Ceremonies at the Olympic games. Yoga came to him in his last semester of university in 2001.  After that first class there was no looking back. Connection to the breath and the lifestyle philosophy of yoga filled him with so much joy and new ideas of how to bring his past passions into a new form. Currently he travels to teach, study and bring communities together. He believes this practice can be used as a tool to heal and connect people in a playful dance that can promote global peace. Show notes: One of the best ways to support the podcast: leave a review on iTunes! Simply open the show on your computer / app, hit "ratings and reviews" > "leave a review" > hit the stars, leave a review and I'll read it on the show! Want a FREE Audio book? Grab your free 30-day trial on Audible and pick any book of your choosing here: http://audibletrial.com/mindbodymusings What you put on your body matters. Learn about safer skincare from Beautycounter HERE (message me if you need help picking out your products or if you want to know about joining my team). The first time I heard Jason Nemer speak was on Tim Ferriss's podcast HERE Why AcroYoga requires everyone to create a safe space in order to truly let go, be vulnerable and play How AcroYoga has allowed me to surrender, play, laugh and let go in an entirely new way (all within the past year!) The different types of love How Jason found partner acrobatics as a child and how it taught him profound lessons most people do not learn until they are much older How Acro teaches you to be super present with people and forget any labels/judgments you have about them or yourself The creation story: how AcroYoga was born between Jason and co-founder Jenny Sauer-Klein Discussing how the Feminine and Masculine are so intricately intertwined with the physical art-form of acro If you're interested in coming to the next Feminine Surrender to learn acro from me and my teacher, enter your email address HERE to be notified of the next dates "Knowledge is the mind and wisdom is the body." How AcroYoga will teach you how to communicate your needs The Warrior Within by Bruce Lee AcroYoga Puerto Rico Lunar Immersion (March 2018) Divine Play AcroYoga Festival Must-read book: Lao Tzu: A Book About the Way and the Power of the Way Connect with Jason: Website Facebook Instagram [Tweet "Have you ever tried partner yoga / #AcroYoga? Here's why it should be a MUST on your 2018 to-do list"] {COACHING} Desire to create an online business with your passion for helping others? Want to heal your disordered eating? Want to travel the world, but you’re holding yourself back out of fear? If you’re ready for any big change in your life, apply for my 1:1 coaching HERE. {RETREAT} The Feminine Surrender: A Weekend Haven for Restoring Trust, Love and Expression is approaching. Sign up to be notified of the next one HERE.
Jason Nemer was an acrobat before he co-founded Acroyoga. In this episode Jason and I have a natural conversation about Trust, Connectivity, + the Small Powerful Communities. We talk about what happens when we leave the solitude of our own mats and open the gateways to new levels of human connection, healing, and communication.We talk about the evolutions in Acroyoga to acrofit, and what you can learn from your physical body and in your relationships... We also talk about the importance of developing skills in connection, compassion and communities on the path of Yoga.   What you’ll get out of tuning in:       Jason’s evolving dharma + what the next phase of his growth is about What trust has to do with yoga What happens when shy yoga come to acroyoga Doing yoga together vs. alone- sensitivity to each other. the relationship between cause and effect between each other. what are the common big “aha’s” of your students? The potential to being an amazing partner What you can learn from the roles in the smallest community   Link: Jason Nemer Interview (Full Episode) | The Tim Ferriss Show (Podcast) BIO: Jason wants to live in a world where strangers from different cultures can become friends through the joy of playfulness. Seeing people shift their beliefs about themselves, each other and the world is what motivates him. He is forever amazed at how a first AcroYoga flight can dissolve barriers of language and country, or how one improvement on a handstand can invigorate new possibilities of strength, balance, and progress.   About Acroyoga AcroYoga elevates the connection between you and others through movement, connection, and play. Acro in Greek  means high, or elevated. Yoga in Sanskrit commonly translates to notions of union, or joining. The experience of taking flight with AcroYoga instantly dissolves fears and invites practitioners to tap into new and infinite possibilities of communication, trust, and union. By combining acrobatics, yoga, and healing arts, the practice of AcroYoga has built a community of active teachers and practitioners all over the world. AcroYoga International was founded by Jason Nemer and Jenny Sauer-Klein in 2003. They were the first to codify the AcroYoga practice in 2006. Their work culminated into not only manuals, but also cultivated formalized educational paths that have promoted the highest levels of safety, expression, and straight up fun.
My guest on this episode of the podcast is Jason Nemer, co-founder of AcroYoga. Jason is an incredible character, who travels the world with next to nothing. He introduced me to my latest obsession -- AcroYoga. Along with Gymnastic Strength Training, I've been doing AcroYoga -- and I think about doing it all the time. AcroYoga is closer to partner acrobatics: Cirque du Soleil routine meets sensual-but-not-sexual contact. Even if you have no interest in doing AcroYoga yourself, there are many takeaways and recommendations in this episode that can benefit your life. And for those of you that are interested, we even do a couple of video demos, which can be found here. But don't feel like you need to step away from the purely audio experience of this podcast to follow along. Incidentally, the video was recorded at Creative Live, my favorite place to learn online. I've taken hundreds of courses there, but the one I'll recommend is Six Months to Six Figures by Peter Voogd. Enjoy the show! Show notes and links for this episode can be found at www.fourhourworkweek.com/podcast. This podcast is brought to you by Audible. I have used Audible for years, and I love audiobooks. I have two to recommend: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman Vagabonding by Rolf Potts All you need to do to get your free 30-day Audible trial is go to Audible.com/Tim. Choose one of the above books, or choose any of the endless options they offer. That could be a book, a newspaper, a magazine, or even a class. It's that easy. Go to Audible.com/Tim and get started today. Enjoy. This podcast is also brought to you by Wealthfront. Wealthfront is a massively disruptive (in a good way) set-it-and-forget-it investing service led by technologists from places like Apple. It has exploded in popularity in the last two years and now has more than $2.5 billion under management. Why? Because you can get services previously limited to the ultra-wealthy and only pay pennies on the dollar for them, and it's all through smarter software instead of retail locations and bloated sales teams. Check out wealthfront.com/tim, take their risk assessment quiz, which only takes 2-5 minutes, and they'll show you for free exactly the portfolio they'd put you in. If you want to just take their advice and do it yourself, you can. Well worth a few minutes to explore: wealthfront.com/tim.***If you enjoy the podcast, would you please consider leaving a short review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes? It takes less than 60 seconds, and it really makes a difference in helping to convince hard-to-get guests. I also love reading the reviews!For show notes and past guests, please visit tim.blog/podcast.Sign up for Tim’s email newsletter (“5-Bullet Friday”) at tim.blog/friday.For transcripts of episodes, go to tim.blog/transcripts.Interested in sponsoring the podcast? Visit tim.blog/sponsor and fill out the form.Discover Tim’s books: tim.blog/books.Follow Tim:Twitter: twitter.com/tferriss Instagram: instagram.com/timferrissFacebook: facebook.com/timferriss YouTube: youtube.com/timferriss
Jason Nemer: Finding Connection and building TRUST.Why do we yearn for connection and understanding in our relationships? We answer these questions and more in today's interview with AcroYoga Co-Founder Jason Nemer!Namaste Yogis, This is Andrew Sealy here to welcome you to The YOGA REVEALED PODCAST! Today we fly high with AcroYoga Founder Jason Nemer.  Jason is a community connector, who has lead the rapid expansion of AcroYoga internationally through his passion for Divine Play.  Jason’s enthusiasm for Acrobatics is second only to his devout  practice of Yoga. He is a world traveling nomadic yogi who has introduced world leaders, and super star celebrities to the true power of human connection through AcroYoga.  In this episode Jason Reveals his TOP 3 tips for staying sane while traveling the world.  Jason also dives deep on the importance of true human connection in society in this day and age.  We went deep on some of the key factors to creating connection and finding balance in life’s many relationships.  Get ready to go hand to hand as,  As we stack up with the AcroYoga Man, Jason Nemer on this outstanding episode of the Yoga Revealed Podcast. Thank you for tuning into this episode of the Yoga Revealed Podcast with Jason Nemer.  Make sure to check out AcroYoga.Org for Jason’s teaching schedule and AcroYoga classes immersions and teacher trainings near you. For daily inspiration check out @AcroYoga’s instagram and Youtube channel.  For more awesome Yoga Revealed episodes Be sure to subscribe on itunes, and drop us a 5 star review if you truly appreciate the interviews we do! We can’t thank you enough for your contribution to the Yoga Revealed Community. Catch us at YogaRevealed.com for a free Manifesto document that will inspire your New Year and keep you motivated for .  You can find us on Soundcloud, Youtube and Instagram too. Until next time Live Light SHINE BRIGHT yogis! YogaRevealed.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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Los Angeles, CA, USA
Episode Count
4
Podcast Count
4
Total Airtime
4 hours, 38 minutes