Warrior Bridge is a multi-disciplinary studio that trains mind, body and spirit through yoga, martial arts, meditation and acrobatics. Warrior Bridge lies in the shadow of the Brooklyn Bridge, in a modern ground floor space at 250 Front Street in the South Street Seaport. Our weekly schedule includes over 40 group classes in yoga, martial arts, acroyoga and meditation for all ages and experience levels.
Warrior Bridge was founded in 2014 after a chance meeting between Gary Snyder & Sean Langhaus.
Gary, a Seventh Degree Black Belt in Aikido with over thirty-five years of martial arts training, envisioned a new studio concept combining the Aikido practice with Tai Chi, Jiu Jitsu, Yoga and Meditation, bridging disciplines to allow men and women to be compassionate, strong, and wise “modern warriors”. Sean was a full time yoga teacher with a deep background in martial arts and fitness, who also envisioned a space where yoga, martial arts and acroyoga are practiced in tandem.
Together they would open the original Warrior Bridge at 275 Water Street in January 2015. In October 2016, Warrior Bridge moved around the corner to 250 Front Street, with a larger studio space and facilities which include a second smaller studio, spacious changing rooms and showers for men and women.
In addition to its schedule of weekly group classes Warrior Bridge offers workshops, training programs and private instruction.
News & Events
Costa Rica Training Retreat 2020
Ditch winter and come on an epic adventure to the beautiful shores of Costa de Oro, Costa Rica!
Join the Warrior Bridge and Coach Bachmann teaching teams for a week of intense training, delicious food, secluded beaches and unique escapades.
Expand your skills in the company of like-minded people and discover what your body can do under the guidance of a professional coaching team. This perfectly curated week of fitness and wellness includes daily workshops in partner acro, hand balancing, flexibility and body conditioning.
Rejuvenate in between classes at our beachfront eco-resort pool or keep the fun going with additional offerings like the Zen Spirit Spa, Costa Rican excursions and professional photo shoots. Pura Vida, you’ll never want the week to end!
Early Bird Special: The first 10 participants to sign up will receive 10% off of their selected room! Don’t wait, limited spots are available!
Every day will bring its own surprises, and you will have over 30 hours of class time at your disposal. All of our workshops are optional, so you can find the perfect balance of training hard and relaxing by the pool.
8:30-9:30: Warm-Up Conditioning Class
10:00-12:00: Acro or Handstand Workshop 1
12:00-16:00: Lunch & Siesta
16:00-18:00: Acro or Handstand Workshop 2
18:00-19:00: Flexibility Workshop
After 20:30: Jam with awesome company!
Sean Langhaus - Founder of Warrior Birdge, NYC
Emily Lesinski - Doctor of Physical Therapy
Sascha Bachmann - Handbalancing & Aerial Straps Performer
Anastasiia Bachmann - Performer with Duo Ars
Eva Lucks - Classical Pilates instructor & aerialist
Join us in Costa Rica!!
Dates: January 25, 2020 - February 1, 2020
Where: Zen Spirit Yoga Resort, 600 mts al sur del restaurante el Barco, playa costa de Oro, 50609 Coyote, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Acro Warrior Fall Immersions
SEPTEMBER 27 - 29
FOUNDATIONS OF FLIGHT
OCTOBER 18 - 20
THE ART OF BALANCE
NOVEMBER 22 - 24
DYNAMIC SKILLS & TRANSITIONS
DECEMBER 13 - 15
THE ADVANCED ONE
We are super excited to bring the Acro Warrior Training Immersions back to Warrior Bridge this fall! Over the course of four weekend-long immersions we will break down, practice, and refine skills from across the spectrum of the acro practice. In our training we will offer tools for intelligent warm-ups, clear explanations and well-thought-out progressions as well as an emphasis on community building and inclusivity. Throughout training we will also spend significant time refining and developing our personal movement practices through handstand and flexibility training, acrobatic movement and conditioning, as well as other movement arts. The weekends will consist of four 3-hour workshops as well an additional 4 optional 90 minute classes and 3 jams.
Training will be co-led by the Acro Warrior Teacher Trainers including Sean Langhaus, Emily Lesinski, Mendel Romanenko, Bassam Kubba & Laura Lebron.
MODULE 1: Foundations of Flight
September 27th - 29th
These sessions will be all about building a solid foundation to take your acro practice further. Each session will explore the art of calibration, communication and collaboration within a particular acro skill set. Each workshop will include an exploration of essential progressions, preparatory skills and solo movements to make your acro practice flow with efficiency and ease.
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MODULE 2: The Art of Balance
October 18 - 20
This module will work through many skills that require patience and strength to find stillness in balance. We'll work on solo skills, particularly handstand, and take that awareness into the partner work. As we progress through the weekend we'll find additional challenge with variations that get taller and remove points of contact to grow towards advanced skills.
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MODULE 3: Dynamics Skills & Transitions
Movement is what gets us to places, and stillness is what will allow us to appreciate where we have arrived. Proper positioning and alignment will set us up for ease in holding poses and dynamically moving and flowing transitions. Skill sets learned will include tempo popping, Icarian, whips, standing, and L-basing flows.
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MODULE 4: The Advanced One
December 13th - 15th
This immersion will focus on on tools to prepare for and practice challenging skills and movements. We will ask for and offer tools for precision and focus from flyers, bases and spotters as we work into peak skills. Each session will include training and progressions for key solo movement skills to make high level acro achievable, including handbalancing, tumbling and strength/ weight training.
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Full Weekend: $200
Full Day $120
SIngle Workshop $65
Warrior Bridge Member Rates
Full Weekend: $150
Full Day $90
SIngle Workshop $50
Memberships & Tuition
*The following prices & memberships do not include our Aikido program, you can find their full info below or at nycaikido.com.
New Student Special
Five Classes for $75
Memberships and Fees
Single Class $25
Ten Class Pack $180
Twenty Class Pack $340
Thirty Class Pack $420
Class Packages all have a one year expiration.
Monthly Unlimited Membership $150 (Minimum 3 month)
One Month Unimited $175
New Student Special
Join our Monday evening Introduction to Aikido classes! Only $5 for up to 4 classes. It is recommended, but not required, that 4 classes be completed before joining in the aikido classes offered at other times. The introductory classes will focus on basic aikido practice so that students can learn ki (energy) exercises, ukemi (falling safely), and basics of aikido techniques before practicing with higher level students.
New students can also elect to purchase 10 classes for $75.
Monthly membership for Aikido at Warrior Bridge
$100 per month, $50 with student ID.
We realize that not all of our students have the financial resources or time available to make our regular membership feasible, to support those members of our community we also offer a sliding scale membership option. Please speak with one of the Senior Instructors.
***All package and membership sales are final
For inquiries about booking studio space, or a private session with an instructor, please visit the Private Instruction page and submit a request.
How much does a single class at Warrior Bridge cost?
Can I stop by for a single class without a membership?
Can I share my new student special with a friend?
—> New student specials can only be used by the individual who purchased the special. However, all the full priced packages can be shared amongst two people.
Can a new student special be used for both the martial arts and yoga/acroyoga tracks?
—> The martial arts and yoga & acroyoga tracks have separate new student specials. While they are both $75/5 classes, only one can be purchased and they are applicable separately.
Does the unlimited monthly membership include acro yoga and martial arts?
—> At the moment, unlimited monthly membership is specific to either the acro yoga and yoga classes, or the martial arts classes.
Do I need to bring my own mat to yoga?
—> No. Unless you would like to use your own, we have multiple mats in the studio for general use.
Do I need to know how to do a handstand to come to handstand class?
—> No. Our handstand classes will prepare and condition you for handstands regardless of your current level of practice.
I have never done acro yoga but am curious, where do I start?
—> Come take Acro 101 with us, offered 6 times a week. We will provide you with the foundations necessary for your acroyoga journey.
Do I need to bring a partner to participate in acro yoga?
—> No. You can come alone and you will be paired up to work with people in class.
I have never done yoga. Can I still come to class?
—> Absolutely. Speak to your instructor and inform them of this prior to class, so they may assist where necessary.
Can I come to intermediate acro yoga if I have never done acro yoga?
—> We recommend you take a few open level acro yoga classes and familiarize yourself with the practice before challenging yourself to intermediate.
The general skills we work with in intermediate will include whips, pops,
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Intermediate class will assume your consistency and relative ease in foundational skills.
What is the difference between warrior flow yoga and restorative flow yoga?
—> In warrior flow yoga we work actively to strengthen and stabilize while moving through a vinyasa flow. In restorative flow we slow down and engage in a flow through stretches and some gentle strengthening exercises.
What is the expiration date on class packages?
—> All packages expire 12 months from the purchase date.