Highliner/Trickliner Jeremy Beard Shares His Experience If you partake in any physical activity for a long enough time, you’re bound to sustain a few injuries along the way. Injuries are part of the risk you take with any activity worth doing and slacklining is no different. It’s the nature of the beast as they … Read more Let’s Talk About Common Slackline Injuries
Hey Slackrobats! Are you ready to get outside and have some fun? We’ve teamed up with hosts @slacklarsen, @lizasouras, and @jasonandchelsey to bring you an awesome Spring yoga challenge with an added twist: all the yoga poses are done on a slackline! (To the best of your ability, attempts count!) We also have some great sponsors … Read more Join Our FREE Slackline Challenge + WIN SLACKLINE GEAR!
Tips for Tensioning Your Slackline A Lesson from Jason Fautz of SlackTech Slackline Tension Tension is one of the easiest things to play with on a slackline. And I’m not talking body tension here, I’m talking line tension. When most people start slacklining (I’ll place myself in this group) it is common to rig the … Read more How to Handle Slackline Tension
It’s All About That Breath I hope everyone is having a great day today! That the sun is shining bright wherever you are, if not around you, then in your hearts. Filling you up with love, appreciation, and gratitude with each inhale, and settling a little deeper into the amazing self you are with each … Read more Walking Blind – Slacklining With Eyes Closed
Finding Balance Through Healing Words Early in life I learned that words are very powerful and carry energy with them. It is our choice which words leave our mouth. It is also our choice what intention we put into forming and expressing those words. Often can be the case that thoughts, and intentions along with words can … Read more 17 Quotes to Heal the Heart
Slackline Memories Over a Frozen Waterfall AcroYoga, Highlining, and Circus! It’s early, it’s cold, the kind of cold that spells itself out every time you take a breath. I’m up with the sun, excited and getting ready to roll over to a friend’s house. My backpack is stuffed with snacks, drinks, juggling clubs, and … Read more Highlining with the YogaSlackers…Just Another Day in Oregon
Teaching 2nd Graders How to Walk the Line My first opportunity to play with kids on a slackline came the Summer of 2013. This was no ordinary summer for me, no twiddle your thumbs, “What do I do?” summer. In fact it was very much the opposite, full of activity, smiles and tons of … Read more The Joy of Slacklining With Kids
A Growing Desire in the Merging of 2 Practices I started my AcroYoga practice about 2 1/2 years ago in May of 2013. I also started my slacklining practice at the same time, actually…the same day. I realized quite quickly that both of these practices were of solid interest to me, just like simultaneous thought … Read more ACRO + Slacklining = AcroLining: Combining 2 Passions into 1!
Connecting with Russian Surfers at SurfJam 2015 in Bali! I arrived here in Bali with my partner on November 20th, after 28+ hours of travel from Bend, Oregon. (We left on the 18th!) There’s 16 hours time difference between here and home, and it was a long trip to say the least. Once we arrived at the … Read more Bonding with a Tough Crowd: Whip Out the Slackline!
Are these adventure sports Olympic-bound? When you consider what folks can do in both acro and slacklining, I can see it happening. Acroyoga is basically in the olympics already, it’s called partner gymnastics. Yes, I know there are differences. And I could see them adding to partner gymnastics with things like L-Basing and yogic positions. So that’s not much of a stretch. … Read more Acroyoga And Slacklining In The Olympics? | Fletch
Letting Go Of Expectations It’s easy to go about your life acting and reacting from your autopilot self. Your autopilot has been programmed from years of social media and underfunded educational programs. Hardwired habits have formed in all of us from our childhood and early teens, to say the least. When I say hardwired habits … Read more Clearing Space To Walk The Line
Inspiring Words To Sit (Or Walk) With We all feel inspired in one way or another, right? I think so. Each of us has the ability to inspire, and be inspired. I believe inspiration is what happens when you experience something that is profound to you. Such as nature in raw form, as giant sequoia redwoods tower over you with … Read more 15 Inspirational Quotes for Slackliners
The Art of Balance I am grateful in my life to have been presented many opportunities to explore the magical world of balance. I suppose it’s a way of looking at things around me, or a curious nature inside that drives me to dissolve the idea that balance is separate from me, or outside of … Read more We Are Love, We Are Balance