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5 tips to become a great base

Updated: Apr 30, 2021

A large part of becoming a good #base in AcroYoga, is to practice, practice, practice.

You’ll want to become both flexible and strong.

These physical capabilities are essential and will develop with time.

But what makes someone a great base?

The qualities of a great base are more psychological, although they translate into the physical.

The cool part is that these skills also make valuable personality traits to develop.

1. Safety first

Always make sure that your flyer feels safe enough to do the pose or flow that you want to practice.

Do they need a spotter? Or maybe two?

Does it help your flyer to cut the pose or flow into small progressions, so they can get used to the movement?

If you’re not certain that you can do this pose without dropping your partner hard, create more safety first!

2. Clear communication