July 16, 2017

Classes

New Participant Aerial Workshop

Last Sunday of the month, 2:00 -3:30 PM

Minimum Requirements:

  • None

There are no prerequisites for joining in this workshop. However, participants need to be prepared to be presented with physically challenges such as mounting a trapeze, hanging upside down, climbing silks, and performing some basic calisthenics.

Learn the basics of aerial movement in a safe, encouraging environment. This session is structured to introduce basic movement on a low-flying dance trapeze and on the silks. The session is taught in a comprehensive manner, to prepare participants for entering more advanced aerial classes. (This class is recommended prior to participating in other aerial sessions at the training center.)

Participants should wear athletic clothing, including running tights or other athletic wear that covers the legs. Class is taken either barefoot, or in low-profile athletic shoes.

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Basic Aerial Movement

Monday, 6:45 – 7:45 PM
Tuesday, 6:30 – 7:30 PM

Minimum Requirements:

  • Attendance at the NEW PARTICIPANT’S WORKSHOP
  • Ability to mount the trapeze in a variety of approaches
  • Ability to hold a handstand against a wall for 30 seconds
  • Ability to perform 10 standard push-ups
  • Basic experience/knowledge of primary dance trapeze poses and combinations
  • Permission from instructor

This class presents a comprehensive track of basic poses and transitions on the low-flying trapeze. Weekly repetition of exercises take place to build strength and confidence on the equipment. Basic physical engagement includes the ability to hold ones own body weight in challenging poses, proper form in handstands against a wall, multiple pull-ups and push-ups, and exercises that build strength and endurance on a low-flying trapeze 6′ above the ground.

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Basic Aerial Silks

Thursday, 6:30 – 7:30 PM

Minimum Requirements:

  • None

This weekly session is a group class where the technique of performing on aerial silks is presented at a pace appropriate for beginners, or those who are interested in honing existing basic skills.

There are no prerequisite requirements to enter this class, however, participants should join with the understanding that all aerial movement techniques require physical stamina, endurance and a minimum ability to perform several basic physical actions (these include actions such as push-ups, pull-ups, supporting ones own weight while in a handstand at a wall, etc).  If you are uncertain whether this course is appropriate for you, please feel free to contact the instructor prior to joining, or speak with your physician.

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Mixed Level Aerial Movement

Sunday, 12:00 PM (Noon) – 1:00 PM

Minimum Requirements:

  • Attendance of a track of Aerial Movement I classes
  • Ability to mount the trapeze in a variety of approaches
  • Ability to hold a handstand against a wall for 30 seconds
  • Ability to perform 10 standard push-ups
  • Basic experience/knowledge of primary dance trapeze poses and combinations

This aerial class combines the best of all practices. An intense warm-up, balancing poses, strength building on the aerial equipment and low-flying trapeze practice. Participants who have regular attendance in a level I class, or gain permission of instructor, may sign-up for this class. The class is filled with participates from a range of intermediate to advanced levels.

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Advanced Aerial Movement

Wednesday, 6:30 – 7:30 PM

Minimum Requirements:

  • Attendance of a track of Aerial Movement I, Mixed Level Aerial, and advanced training
  • Ability to perform advanced poses and combinations on the trapeze
  • Ability to hold a handstand against a wall for 30 seconds
  • Ability to perform 18 standard push-ups

This class offers a fast-paced, professional experience in aerial movement training and maintenance. Each sessions begins with a group warm-up and challenging conditioning exercises, presentation of new poses, routines on the equipment, and concludes with opportunity for everyone to work independently with the instructor and other participants present to aid with spotting and coaching movement.

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Basic Body Conditioning

Monday, 5:30 -5:30 PM
Thursday, 5:30 – 6:30 PM

Minimum Requirements:

  • None

There are no prerequisites for joining this class. However, participants should be prepared to be challenged by a variety of physical activities (such as rope jumping, handstands, push-up, jogging, and more)

This class is a workout intensive. Strength, endurance and flexibility are increased through guided group sessions. Exercises include movement derived from calisthenics, acro-balance, yoga and dance. Required materials: exercise/yoga mat, bottled water, towel, proper exercise wear.

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