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The Bulgarian Bag is a unique training and conditioning tool that is easy to learn but difficult to master. It has helped competitive athletes to novice fitness enthusiasts and everyone in between become more movement aware and physically efficient. Come learn how the Bulgarian Bag will help you excel in the sport, game or activity you love.
What can The Bulgarian Bag do for You?
Working with the Bulgarian Bag strengthens and increases the muscular endurance of the grip, wrists, arms, shoulders, back, legs, and rotational muscles. It also aids in building core musculature, coordination, and improving overall shoulder and joint mobility. Whether you are new to exercise or you have been athletically conditioned for years you will get a great workout.
Because of its shape, material and construction, Bulgarian Bags can be used to develop
quickness and agility in ways which solid iron weights and circuit machines cannot. Interested in how the Bulgarian Bag came to be? You can learn about it here.
In STUDIOMIX workshops, students learn the dynamic signature moves of the Bulgarian Bag: the spin, the snatch, the arm throw, the bag push-up and a variety of partner exercises.
60 Minute Workshops
In one hour, hands-on workshops we discuss practical uses for this tool, correct movement patterning and how it translates to efficiency in sport or life. Whether you are a fitness enthusiast, a competitive athlete or a coach, you will learn how to appropriately apply training with The Bag in a way that benefits you or your athletes most.
Additionally, you will learn the major dynamic movements of the Bulgarian Bag- spin, power snatch, arm throw, and push-up- as well as address mobility and modifications as needed.
There are physical and mental challenges in working with this tool- everyone in attendance will gain a greater appreciation for its difficulty and build camaraderie simultaneously. Bring some water and an open mind to your first Bulgarian Bag session. You have the option to make this a killer workout or a recovery between heavy lifting/ training days.
Be prepared to experiment with your physical and mental limits.
Are There Prerequisites?
No prerequisites required, just a willingness to try something challenging and new.
About Katy Jercich
Katy Jercich is a Strength & Conditioning Specialist who began her career in Athletic Training in San Diego. Now she is the owner of IN STRENGTH, a San Francisco based holistic wellness practice that emphasizes balancing the whole person through intelligent movement, proper nutrition & habit building.
Katy has been training and refining her own skills with the Bulgarian Bag for 6 years- the same time frame The Bag has been in the fitness world. In 2010 by invitation, Katy attended the first ever IBBC- Bulgarian Bag Specialist certification in Boise, Idaho and became a part of the IBBC International leadership team.
Since then, Katy has taught fitness professionals, athletes & clients the benefits of the Bulgarian Bag . She instructs all along the California Coast and has helped run a certification overseas in Hong Kong.