Celebrities including Gisele Bundchen, Lena Dunham, and Hilary Duff are bending over backward in the name of fitness! Their latest workout obsession: Acro yoga, a partner exercise where one person supports the other in a series of aerial poses.
“Acro yoga is a blend of yoga, acrobatics, and some Thai massage,” Lotsie Cash, an instructor at Om Factory in NYC, tells Us Weekly. The results: a stronger core, increased flexibility, and Instagram-worthy photos!
In an effort to find out what acro yoga is really like, Us Weekly enlisted senior editors Allison Baker and Ashley Spencer to give each other a lift at Om Factory. Mastering the tricky practice was a bit of a stretch for the editors, but they did their best. (Spoiler alert: They weren’t as graceful as Gisele!)
Watch the video above to find out how they did!
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