Spring up, Cheer up, Lift up Weekend Acro Retreat in Upstate NY!

March 11-12, 2017

The Redmond House Dansville

4315 Redmond Road

Dansville, NY 14437


What a great way to treat yourself than to join Dr. Joanne Wu and friends in a wonderful weekend of acrobatic exploration and conditioning. From Acrofit to Dance Acro, to Standing Acro, we will help you spring up and cheer up for the warmer days ahead!

Experienced and fun teaching all day Saturday and Sunday with breaks of snacks. Group dinner, breakfast and lunch will be provided in cost. Please let us know if you have any food allergies or sensitivities.

PRICE INCLUDES 3 MEALS, housing and ACRO education and PLAY! Limited spots to ensure an intimate experience!

$80 prepaid by 2/26
$90 prepaid by 3/5
$100 paid by 3/10
Couples discount 25% off total price.
Travelers discount > 2hr drive from site 25%

10 hrs of Acro education. Unlimited hours of safe space to practice on your own. Hot tub. Firepit. Good food and friends from the upstate NY region. Can’t beat!

Special guests and teachers from all over NY will be part of the mix to ensure safe and welcoming environment. What are you waiting for?

About the organizer:

Dr. Joanne Wu is a practicing medical doctor, experienced registered yoga teacher and certified yoga continuing education provider with a passion for inspiring healthful movement. Beyond yoga, she is a certified acro teacher with Acroyoga fitness programs, Acro Revolution and Seattle Acro. She also has experience in teaching aerial yoga, sup yoga, sup acro, spinning, TRX, barre and more. She is rooted in both Buffalo and Rochester communities and is the executive director for the annual Upstate Acro Festival. She currently teaches at Aerial Arts of Rochester, Revolution Cycling, and East Meets West Yoga. She hosts workshops often at Yoga Parkside and in collaboration with Longboards on the Beach in the summer. Follow her atwww.Fit2bWell.com


POP for joy: Exploring Safe Progressions for Dynamic TransitionsFit2bWell

Saturday, March 4, 2017

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Mucsle Is Motive Athletics

600 W Manlius St,

East Syracuse, New York 13057

Pops and dynamic transitions can be very fun but also scary if attempted without safe progressions. Dr. Joanne Wu will come back to Syracuse MIM to help you explore Level 1 pops that will help you feel strong and silly at the same time.

Thanks Ali Young and Patrick Dibello for assisting to teach!

No partner necessary. You must have either completed last workshop in Syracuse on spins in January or have had at least 4mo of experience in Acro with the following proficiency:

1.) Free bird
2.) Free back bird
3.) Star 30 seconds
4.) Straddle bat
5.) 10 pushups modified
6.) 30 seconds hollow body hold

Feel free to email/fb if questions.

Class is: $15 general prepaid / $10 for students prepaid / $20 at door general. Paypal: Patrick@mimathletics.com

Class structure will include acrofit conditioning to help you gain power and strength for your acrobatic play!

See you there!

Partner Yoga & Thai Massage

February 18, 2017

6:00pm to 8:00pm

East Meets West Yoga Studio

1738 Elmwood Ave

Buffalo, NY 14207

Spend the evening with your partner or friend bonding through mutually supported yoga. Together you will explore challenging poses that help to deepen trust and confidence in yourself and one another. End the evening learning to share Metta (loving kindness) with your partner through assisted stretches, poses & acupressure using the sacred and ancient healing art of Thai Yoga Massage.

Led by instructors, Joann Wu, MD and Monica McGuire, LMT, this class is great for everyone, even if you have never done yoga before. We will offer modifications to make more challenging poses available to everyone. Cost of this workshop is $60 per couple. No prior yoga experience is necessary.

Please register HERE:


Frosty Flights with Acroyoga and JAM Experience with Joanne Wu

Sunday February 5, 2017

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Tru Yoga Rochester

696 South Ave, Rochester, New York 14620

Tickets Available HERE 


From roots to sky, take your yoga practice to the air. We will show you aligned ways to lift your yoga asanas upward! New to Acroyoga is taking the country by storm. We will breakdown poses that are common in Acroyoga practice and show you solar forms of the pose that are safe, approachable and fun! We will show you great ways to enhance your existing yoga knowledge and challenge your mind/body to connect with your current practice in a different way. No experience required. No partner needed. Ages 15 or older welcome Only a sense of joy and play with an openness to deepen your current yoga journey. Attend all three workshops or just drop-in to one or two! For more info on Dr. Joanne Wu, visit http://fit2bwell.com/

Dates: February 5th / March 5th / April 9th
Time: 2:00-4:00pm (Workshop 2:00-3:20pm / Jam Experiential 3:20-4:00pm)
Price: $50 all 3 sessions / $40 all 3 sessions for Tru members / $20 single workshop / $15 single workshop Tru members / $5 Jam Experiential only (must have Acroyoga experience to attend jam only)

Balance and Beyond: Beginners Acroplay Yoga Workshop

Saturday, February 18, 2017

12:00pm to 2:00pm

O Yoga (DeWitt, NY)

4465 East Genesee Street, DeWitt, New York 13214

Tickets Available HERE
Balance does not always means static equilibrium. Sometimes, the fun is making it playful, dynamic and creative! Yoga is all about connection and that connection begins with self-awareness. The Yoga of Acroplay begins with taking that awareness from personal practice and carrying it to the process of co-creation with through Acrobatics with another person. In this beginner friendly workshop, we will review Yoga poses that will be helpful for preparing you for a safe Acroyoga practice and show you approachable progressions you can do with a partner to challenge your trust, communication, strength and flexiblity. By the end of this session, you will sweat, laugh, and learn some cool moves that you can practice daily and maybe even flow through a series of common Acroyoga postures. No partner is necessary. No experience is necessary. 15 or older. Bring your joy, and desire to connect and explore!Prepaid tickets:
$10 grad student or younger
$17 adult
$ 30 couple
Day of:
$15 grad student or younger
$22 adult
$40 couple——
Joanne Wu MD, ERYT, CHHC, CET and Patrick Fuller LMT, RYT
Organizer of Balance and Beyond: Beginners Acroyoga Workshop!

Patrick began his yoga journey in 2007 while working in the wellness industry. A lover and student of many styles of yoga system, he brings diversity into the classroom.
His extensive knowledge of the body is compiled from his work as a licensed massage therapist and his work with the Upledger Institute of Craniosacral Therapy.
Most recently, a love of Acroyoga has brought a fresh perspective on practice and play. He enjoys many different approaches to partner acrobatics from standing acrobatics to AcroDance and the therapeutic style of AcroYoga.
Dr. Joanne Wu has been in the fitness and wellness industry for over 15years. She ia a board certified and practicing physician in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Integrative and Holistic Medicine. She is a NYS licensed acupuncturist, a reiki practitioner and an experienced yoga teacher. She is also certified in many forms of exercise modalities from TRX to spinning and barre and hoop. However, yoga, aerial yoga, and acroyoga are her passions. She has been studying Acroyoga for 5years with some of the most experienced acrobatic teachers in the country including LIFT school of Acrobatics, Montreal Acroyoga, YogaSlackers and is certifed in Acroyoga Fit, Acro Revolution and SeattleAcro. She believes in continuing education and loves giving back to her upstate community. She also the executive director of Upstate Acro Festival, president of Fit2bWell, and co-ownder of UP! Aerial Fitness. Currently, she can be found teaching all over upstate NY with regular classes at East Meets West Yoga, Revolution Cycling, and Aerial Arts of Rcohester. Follow her @DrJoanneWuYoga on Instagram for monthly collaborations all over the region or find her on her website at www.Fit2bWell.com.