Developed by Alan Ellman and Imi Wiseman, RocketBeats is a dynamic yoga style originating in London, with a growing community of teachers and practitioners throughout the UK, Europe and beyond.
RocketBeats challenges traditional approaches to physical and non-physical yoga. With its roots in Rocket, the style has evolved to incorporate a number of other styles of yoga and movement, and promotes dynamic sequences which build strength and flexibility in equal measure. Similarly, the style challenges some of the philosophical dogma of ancient yoga, moving towards a modern philosophy encouraging self-reflection and self-agency.
From pranayama to techno, RocketBeats encourages you to find your own ways to be still, helping you develop a well-rounded personal practice and giving you the tools to help others do the same. If you’ve ever been to an RB class, you’ll probably know that instead of set sequences, classes are built around 4 different directions of travel, levelling up or down according to a wide range of students and levels. The sequences constantly change but the directions don’t…
UP – everything shoulders and upper body – arm balances, handstands, binds and more
DOWN – everything hips and lower body – standing balances, hips openers and more
FORWARDS – everything forward folding – hip compression, core engagement, pressing and more
BACKWARDS – everything front body opening – core engagement, backbends and more