INtermediate Aerial cLASSES


  • All classes in this section are for adults (18+), please see "Youth Classes (ages 8-17)" for younger students.
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All students must have their own separate account in our scheduling system - this account must be created and the included waiver signed by the student's parent or legal guardian. We can link family and friend accounts so that you only have to remember one password, can share credits, and sign everyone up for class from one account. Please contact us (once all accounts have been created) to be linked! 


Intermediate Silks

This course will expand upon the skills learned in Beginning Silks.  Students will focus on integrating new vocabulary into longer aerial sequences while also working to improve strength, technique and quality of movement with progressive conditioning exercises.   This class also provides students with the spotting techniques, discipline, and critical capacity to practice safely outside of class and begin working towards personal goals.  

This is a mentally and physically challenging, multi-level class with curriculum designed to develop strength, artistry, and understanding of the discipline. Students will need multiple sessions of Intermediate Silks to master the breadth of vocabulary required for registration in Advanced Silks.

PREREQS:

  • French climb
  • Russian climb
  • Hand under hand descent
  • Straddle inversion in the air (bent or straight knees)
  • Leg crochet
  • Hip key
  • Single & double foot lock on & off in air
  • At least one X back sequence
  • At least one single foot lock sequence
  • Demonstrated ability/willingness to listen to and follow instructor directions

Intermediate Silks & Rope

This class will be explore a mix of silks and rope vocabulary mixed with daily conditioning exercises and is geared towards the intermediate silks student, beginner rope student. Shapes and basic concepts of momentum will be explored. Bring extra layers to protect your body, such as a long sleeve shirt, extra leggings, and socks with the toes cut out.

This is a mentally and physically challenging, multi-level class with curriculum designed to develop strength, artistry, and understanding of the discipline. Students will need multiple sessions of Intermediate Silks & Rope to master the breadth of vocabulary required for registration in Advanced Silks.

PREREQS:

  • French climb
  • Russian climb
  • Hand under hand descent
  • Invert from floor (bent or straight knees)
  • Leg crochet
  • Hip key (does not have to be consistent)
  • Single & double foot lock on & off in air
  • Sequence 3-5 beginning silks poses
  • Demonstrated ability/willingness to listen to and follow instructor direction

Intermediate Sling

This course will expand upon the skills learned in Beginning Sling.  Students will focus on integrating new vocabulary into longer aerial sequences while also working to improve strength, technique and quality of movement with progressive conditioning exercises. This class also provides students with the spotting techniques, discipline, and critical capacity to practice safely outside of class and begin working towards personal goals.  This is a mentally and physically challenging, multi-level class with curriculum designed to develop strength, artistry, and understanding of the discipline.

PREREQS:

  • Pull over
  • Invert from stand
  • Front and back body balance
  • Hock hang (single knee)
  • Demonstrated ability/willingness to listen to and follow instructor directions

Intermediate Static Trapeze

This course will expand upon the skills learned in Beginning Static Trapeze, adding in adding in more advanced poses, climbs and foundational skills to work towards a complete aerial routine. Newer students will focus on building the endurance needed to spend several minutes in the air, more advanced students will layer personal style, choreography, and refinement over the basics. This is a multi-level class which should be repeated until student has mastered the skills necessary to be approved for advanced level courses. 

PREREQS: 

  • Swing beats
  • Swing beats to pike up
  • Tuck & straddle inversions
  • Knee beats
  • Clean & controlled mount, come to sit, come to stand, and dismount
  • Come to a ball on the ropes
  • Front body balance
  • Demonstrated ability/willingness to listen to and follow instructor direction
  • Please bring thick socks or trapeze boots

Intermediate Lyra

This course will expand upon the skills learned in Beginning Lyra, introducing more advanced conditioning and vocabulary.  Students will work towards increasing strength and flexibility through a variety of focused conditioning and stretching exercises. Intermediate lyra students will begin to execute more complex sequences incorporating dynamic movements, swings, spins, drops, and holds.  

This is a multi-level course, and will accommodate intermediate level students and up.

PREREQS:

  • Straddle up
  • Pull-over
  • Beats
  • Front & back balance
  • 5 skin-the-cats
  • Hock hangs (single knee)
  • At least 3 pull-ups/sit-ups
  • Splits (or regular progress towards flexibility goals)
  • Demonstrated ability/willingness to listen to and follow instructor direction

Advanced Silks (on hiatus)

This is a faster-paced 90 minute class with emphasis on technique, skill-building, and conditioning. Choreography will focus on movement efficiency and refinement, endurance, and artistry. Students new to this level will work toward building the strength, flexibility, and vocabulary needed to execute complex sequences. More experienced students can expect to develop a personal vocabulary of movement with mental and physical exercises designed to develop aerial problem-solving skills, (safe) experimentation and discovery, and development of critical capacities.

PREREQS:

  • Mastery of all Intermediate Silks prereqs
  • Mastery of at least 3 climbs, in addition to french & russian (with at least one inverted climb) 
  • S-Wrap
  • Back and front balances 
  • Consistent straight-legged straddle inversions in the air 
  • Hip key sequence 
  • Mastery of at least 3 drops 
  • Master of at least two ways into X back 
  • Dancer wrap foot locks 
  • At least 3 minutes endurance in the air 
  • Demonstrated ability/willingness to listen to and follow instructor directions

Advanced Static Trapeze (on hiatus)

This is a faster-paced 75 minute class with emphasis on technique, skill-building, and conditioning. Choreography will focus on movement efficiency and refinement, endurance, and artistry. Students new to this level will work toward building the strength, flexibility, and vocabulary needed to execute complex sequences. More experienced students can expect to develop a personal vocabulary of movement with mental and physical exercises designed to develop aerial problem-solving skills, (safe) experimentation and discovery, and development of critical capacities.

PREREQS: 

  • Instructor permission
  • Mastery of all Intermediate Static Trapeze prereqs
  • 2+ years consistent aerial practice
  • 5 consecutive straddle ups
  • 5 consecutive skin the cats
  • Please bring thick socks or trapeze boots