Aerial Arts

Aerial Dance

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Meet your new dance partner…the aerial hammock! Learn aerial moves and tricks, how they link together to create a dance routine, and how to add musicality and performance elements to the routine. Our Aerial Dance classes are offered as a six week workshop series that end with a performance for family and friends on the seventh week. Please ask your instructor which level of Aerial Dance is right for you (Beginner, Mixed Level, Advanced). You can see which series are being offered by viewing the workshops listed on our Events page.

Aerial Skills

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This class is for students who have taken our Intro to Flips and Tricks classes and are ready to move on to the next level. Instructor approval is required.

Lyra Fundamentals

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You’ve seen beautiful performances and cool tricks on the Lyra, but you don’t even know yet how to get yourself up there? You think you are not strong enough, your hands get tired way before the class ends and have no idea where to even start? Start here with Lyra Fundamentals led by professional performer and coach Tonya Letunovskaya. You will learn easy and graceful ways to get onto the Lyra, beginner-friendly poses, transitions and shapes, low flow on the bottom of the Lyra, and aerial-specific safety and conditioning techniques and drills.

Aerial Playtime

Aerial Transitions

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Learn to use the aerial silk to create beautiful shapes and clean inversions from yoga and circus inspired poses to choreographed sequencing. Each class starts with a warmup emphasizing strength, flexibility, stability & alignment and will continue by tying flips, drops, and elements of choreography with the hammock together. Appropriate for students looking to increase strength, endurance, and performance presence. Prerequisite: This class is for the seasoned aerial artist. You must attend an Intro to Flips & Tricks class and an Aerial Skills class, as well as be approved by the teacher before attending.

Intro to Aerial Flips and Tricks

Intro to Aerial Flips and Tricks 2000 1333 Emily Glaeser

Learn the foundations of aerial trick technique. You’ll learn basic flips, tricks, drops, and transitions all as you build your confidence, strength, flexibility, and balance. Prerequisite: You must attend one of our Aerial Fundamentals workshops and be approved by the teacher to attend this class.