AERIAL SILKS - WHAT TO KNOW.
Circus Conditioning is essential. Regular conditioning will help you get the most out of your aerial classes, clarify your technique, improve your confidence and allows you to learn new material faster. A Circus Conditioning class consists of a cardiovascular warm up, flexibility training, guided drills, circuits utilizing floor exercises, and class concludes with open practice on the aerial silks and aerial hoop/lyra.
AERIAL Hoop & Silks CLASSES
If you have attended another training facility you must email firstname.lastname@example.org to get approval. Our Mindbody system will not allow students to sign up without being approved to do so. We encourage students to wear clothing that covers the backs of their knees and torso for all aerial classes, other than pole. This will help avoiding burns caused by friction with the fabric or hoop.
Aerial lyra (also known as aerial hoop) is a circular apparatus suspended from a single or double point. In this class you will learn the various techniques to enter and exit from the hoop along with conditioning, strength and flexibility exercises. After learning basic skills and conditioning, the class will gradually progress into building your strength, showcasing flexibility and learning flipping, turning, rolling, posing, and transitioning positions. Note: We require students to wear clothing that covers the legs, torso and arms for all aerial classes, other than pole. This will help avoiding burns caused by friction with the fabric or hoop.
In this class you will begin with flexibility, strength, and conditioning exercises that will help you feel comfortable in the air. You will work on basic climbing skills and will learn how to create “locks” around your body with the fabric. After grasping these fundamentals, you will work on building stamina, strength and stability by working with fabric as your “pole.” Start with basic climbing and progress into various positions, inversions, drops and choreographed sequences. Note: We require students to wear clothing that covers the legs, torso and arms for all aerial classes, other than pole. This will help avoiding burns caused by friction with the fabric or hoop.
Come and practice your pole & aerial moves in the studio. $25 for non-members $10 for Monthly Members or Unlimited Member. Recommend skills: A minimum of 6 weeks or prior pole instruction or instructor approval.
Open Training sessions are for anyone that would like to have additional non-instructor led studio time. Open pole & aerial allows extra studio time for students to practice what they have learned and mastered in class. It can also serve as extra time to dance or film what you have learned. No pole inverting, top of the lyra movement or silks drops are allowed without prior instructor approval. No pole tricks, aerial tricks, sequences or transitions will be allowed without approval from an instructor. This is for movement you have learned in class and are working to progress and master.
Students are not allowed to instruct other students. A crash mat will be used at all times when needed.
This is not a class, you will not be learning anything new.