Caruso climbing and yoga course (Annecy Mont Blanc)

Duration : 3 days

France, Northern Alps

Level : climbing: 5b and being able to belay, yoga: all

from 300 € / p. from 4 to 8 persons

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During these 3 days, you will discover the many similarities between climbing taught through the Caruso method and yoga.

The breathing techniques and movements learned during yoga sessions will allow you to progress more calmly on the climbing routes by listening to your body. Climbing and yoga are two ways, rich in sensations and revelations, very useful to find your balance, as well in the life as on the cliffs of the Annecy Mont Blanc area in Haute-Savoie.

During this yoga and climbing workshop, you will practice twice a day yoga sessions and you will discover or deepen the techniques of climbing. Climbing is approached via a unique teaching method in France, based on the Caruso method (of Italian origin), of which I am the only trainer in France to date.

This exceptional and infinitely rich approach will provide you with tools that can be reproduced in climbing. It is the only approach that allows you to learn climbing in an educational way, based on principles of physics, geometry, logic of movement and yoga! Thanks to it, you will understand why this or that gesture is easier, less energy consuming and allows you to progress. It goes far beyond the usual "put your foot here and push it" advice. You will have an answer to the why of almost every situation.

It will allow you to find the correctness in each climbing gesture and to move towards pleasure climbing, which brings a feeling of deep joy when the movement is done with grace.

Important: The 4-day courses have an additional day identical to D2. The price is 375€.

I offer similar courses of climbing using the Caruso method and yoga in Freissinières in the Hautes-Alpes and in Italy in the Aosta valley, as well as a day of discovery of the Caruso method applied to climbing in Haute-Savoie. If you'd like to improve your climbing skills, I can also recommend this course on overcoming the fear of falling while climbing, as well as a day in Haute-Savoie to approach climbing in a different way.


D1: Introduction, yoga and climbing.
We meet at 7.30am and we start with a yoga session before getting to know each other. It is a pleasant moment of presentation and sharing. Then we share a small snack before leaving for the cliffs.
Depending on the weather, we will take you to one of the three following cliffs: les Petites Suites, le Col des Aravis or la Culaz. A picnic break is planned for lunch.
End of the climbing session around 4pm.
Return for a second yoga session, then end of the day at 7pm.

D2 : Climbing and yoga.
We meet at 7am for a yoga session followed by a snack. Today again, we spend most of the day on the cliffs. A picnic break is planned for lunch.
Our afternoon climbing session ends around 4pm, before a yoga practice, either outside if the weather is good, or indoors.
The day ends around 6pm.

D3: Climbing, yoga and end of the course.
Like the day before, we start the day with a yoga practice, followed by breakfast, before heading to a cliff adapted to the conditions of the moment: the Grandes Suites, the Grande Jeanne or the Forclaz.
After this last climbing session, we take the time outside to integrate all the experience of these 4 days.
End of the course around 4pm.

The price includes

  • Supervision by the mountain guide.
  • Supervision by the yoga teacher.
  • Loan of climbing equoipment if needed.
  • Yoga pad.

The price does not include

  • Transport to and from Annecy region.
  • Accommodation (I will give you possible addresses in the area).
  • Picnic lunchs.
  • Catering.
  • Transports.
  • Anything not mentioned in "The price includes".
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