Meet ClubCal Handstand Challenge Winner, Ali Cheek.
The mind-body connection along with getting to see everyone's posts online and feeling like a part of a community during a time when we are all in some form of isolation.
Occupation: Tax Accountant
Location: Englewood, CO
Years Practicing Handstands: 5
ClubCal: What was your favorite part of the overall experience of the ClubCal Handstand Challenge?
Ali Cheek: Getting to see everyone's posts online and feeling like a part of a community during a time when we are all in some form of isolation.
CC: Which drill was the most challenging? Which drill was the easiest?
AC: Most challenging = Puppy Press
Easiest = Tuck to Handstand slides against the wall
CC: What aspects of hand standing would you like to see addressed in a future challenge?
AC: Leg variation transitions?
CC: What do you look for in a handstand program?
AC: A program that is challenging in a way that builds progress and better understanding, along with good cues that help with the mind+body connection.
CC: What do you like about the ClubCal style of teaching handstands?
AC: Class feels like playtime :) Also, the instructors never make you feel like a question is silly; they take the time to understand where the disconnect is, and are knowledgeable and encouraging in their response.
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