Lena Dunham Is the Newest Fan of Acroyoga

Lena Dunham Is the Newest Fan of Acroyoga

Source: acroyoga yet or not| you can probably guess the two exercises it combines: acrobatics and yoga! The increasingly popular workout not only serves the purpose of strength building| but it also works to build trust u2014 it’s a partner-based practice that’s meant to provide therapeutic release for both the base partner and the partner they’re supporting| called the flyer.

Lena Dunham seems to be the latest fan of the trend| evidenced by her recent posts to her discussed the new hobby during her March appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. She joked| “”I am the physically laziest person you’ve ever met. I never even crawled u2014 I just laid down on my back until I was 5 and then started walking| sort of.”” Dunham said her friend| celebrity trainer Tracy Anderson| is trying to “”get my 98-year-old body to match its chronological age of 28.”” Anderson suggested acroyoga because it’s a great way to “”reconnect your bones and muscles and understand your body and really feel like you’re in it.””

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Dunham said it’s definitely been working| and she can feel muscles she hadn’t felt before. What do you think: will you be the next one to embark on the acroyoga trend?

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“”Thanks for not dropping me!”” she said| here with acroyoga instructor Ryan Stepka of AcroShirt.

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“”The journey continues|”” she said. “”I haven’t been in this position since sophomore year.””

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Here she is practicing in the empty bar of a hotel room u2014 “”long story| kids|”” she said. She told Ellen that she and one of her teachers (Josh Young| who runs Acropedia| a resource for all things acrobatic) needed a place with high enough ceilings because he’s 6’7″”!

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And here’s Lena doing acroyoga with her friend Jenni Konner| writer and executive producer of Girls. Looks like a great workout to us!