AcroYoga
PLAYshop


AcroYoga is a dynamic practice that elevates you and your friends (or soon-to-be friends) through movement, connection, and play. It combines acrobatics, therapeutics, and yoga.

Take flight under the guidance of Jim Gilligan, Michigan’s first certified AcroYoga Teacher. His emphasis on safe spotting builds trust, communication and union. It dissolves fears and invites you to tap into new and infinite possibilities. It’s a wonderful experience for all ages, sizes and levels.


Jim Gilligan wants to turn your world upside down! He began practicing Yoga in 1988 and as a RYT200 certified instructor started formally teaching Yoga in 2012. He Founded AcroYoga Ann Arbor in 2012 and became Michigan’s first certified AcroYoga teacher in 2014. He teaches playshops, weekly classes and hosts regular jams throughout Ann Arbor and surrounding area. Jim’s AcroYoga International Profile

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Sherryl Perry Gilligan is an RYT500 yoga teacher & mat Pilates instructor with years of classroom experience. Also certified as a Thai Massage body worker, & a level 3 Reiki master, she finds that Thai massage is a perfect space in which to share Reiki. Sherryl has a certificate of completion for Yoga as Movement Therapy Mentorship with Katherine Schafer, and has studied yoga, pranayama, anatomy, movement & theory with Doug Keller, Matthew Darling, Arthur Kilmurray, Caryn McHose, Ray Long, Carrie Gaynor, and many others.
Sherryl graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a BS in psychology & literature, and currently resides at Yoga Nature with her husband & three children in Livingston County.
She loves sharing her passion for yoga through teaching and enjoys assisting others in achieving their personal fitness goals.


Jim & Sherryl love teaching together!
Learn more about their lakeside home studio, Yoga Nature

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