Aerial Silks & Circus Arts
It is an exciting time for the Aerial Silks art form. It is rapidly gaining popularity and continues to explode with exciting new developments. This type of training used to be limited to Olympic level gymnasts and circus performers, but now it is being offered to the public all around the world in gymnastics, dance and fitness programs. The growth from the performance arena to the fitness industry is proving the fantastic benefits of increased strength, flexibility and muscular endurance in a low impact activity.
Beginner Workshop – Sunday, July 29th – Dazzling the Stage- Aerial Silks Performance Clinic
Aerial Silks 5pm-7pm
Pre-requisite: must have a 3-5 minute sequence in the air
Clinician: Megan Gallagher, aerials and contortion performer and instructor from San Francisco
8 students max
Performance Make-up Workshop – 7pm-8pm
Learn tips and techniques to make your make-up a stage worthy standout!
Liquid eyeliner, fake eyelashes, brushes, red lip liner and lipstick, any other personal make up items you use and would like to bring.
Clinician: Megan Gallagher, aerials and contortion performer and instructor from San Francisco.
Cost: $65.00 for both workshops
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If you wish to sign up for only the aerial silks workshop, the cost is $50.00. Please CALL US to sign up for silks only.
(If you wish to sign up for only the make-up workshop, click on the “Performance Make-up” Workshop – cost is $25.00 for that workshop.)
Go to REGISTER HERE and click on Workshops.
Frequently Asked Questions
When watching an advanced aerialist, the suspense builds as an they wrap complex, multi-dimensional sequences, then drop into free-falls until the last second when they catch themselves mere feet from the ground. Poses and sequences are inspired by older aerial arts forms like trapeze or rope, but new ones are constantly being discovered, including dynamic movements like drops, slides and rolls. The fabric is elegant, supple and pliable and is wrapped and unwrapped around various parts of the body.
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