Aerial Workshops

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  • All Aviary workshops are adult (18+) only unless otherwise noted.
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Aerial Sphere with Sarah Duhaime 

Sunday, May 6th
$45 per student

Aerial Sphere - 11am to 12:30pm

In this workshop we will explore new possibilities when applying conventional shapes to this unconventional apparatus. Students will find new ways of transitioning in and around this unique shape using push-pull and swimming methods of movement.

Prereqs: Some experience on steel apparatus is recommended. Student must be able to safely mount the apparatus via tuck/straddle/pullover and be comfortable with front balance/back balance/hanging by knees (single or double).

Duo Sphere - 12:45pm to 2:15pm

Duo sphere is a mesmerizing act to add to your aerial repertoire. We will work on mirroring, base/flyer poses, and twisted transitions in this 90-minute workshop.

Prereqs: Students should have some experience on steel apparatus. Must be able to safely mount the apparatus (straddle/tuck/pullover/single knee) and be comfortable in front/back balance, single knee hang, and birds nest

Aerial Dance with Annie Markey

Sunday, May 6th - 2:30pm-4pm
$45 per student

In this straight fabric & dance workshop we will explore spinning, floating, and weight transfer on the ground and in the air. We will use the fabric primarily as a prop to extend and enhance movement. We will learn simple dance phrases and aerial progressions as well as a short aerial dance piece. No dance experience necessary.


  • Invert from ground
  • Basic climb
  • Single footlock in air