June 6, 2024

Intro to Mallakhamb Rope & Pole (Yoga Style)

With Siddh Patankar & Ruha Kulkarni of the Mallakhamb Federation USA

Mallakhamb is an ancient Indian sport that is a unique combination of gymnastics, yoga, and aerial acrobatics that is currently featured in Cirque du Soleil show “Bazzar”. This workshop will include yoga on an 8 ft tall pole and a thin rope which includes performing yoga positions upside down, vertically, horizontally and on the small area at the top of the pole. Rope techniques are very different from classic circus rope, featuring toe holds and yoga poses. To discover more about mallakhamb check out Mallakhamb Federation USA.


June 6 | 2:00 – 3:30 pm

The Trapezium


Register By: 
June 1, 2024

Students should have basic yoga or flexibility training typical for circus disciplines.

16 & up or by permission of instructor

About The Coach

Mallakhamb Federation of USA (MFU) is dedicated to promoting and nurturing the upcoming Sports of Mallakhamb. MFU is playing a pivotal role in nurturing and developing talent in Mallakhamb. MFU has developed a coaching methodology, state-of-the-art national training facilities, and a supportive community. MFU is aiming to identify and cultivate the next generation of Mallakhamb talent in Coaching, Competing, and Judging. MFU provides structured training programs that cater to athletes of all ages and skill levels, from beginners to advanced practitioners.

MFU has enabled many youths in the USA to achieve their individual goals of competitions, demonstrations, conditioning, Health Wellness, and Aerial Yoga. The federation is committed to preserving and advancing this traditional sport while also encouraging its growth and participation across the nation and worldwide.

MFU has received support from the Government of India and various Government officials from the United States of America. Recently MFU has received support from Government officials in Canada, and Germany.

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