October in-studio 2020

2020-10-07 to 2020-11-10

Choose Your Own Adventure

Thursday from 1:00 pm to 2:15 pm. Taught by Beverly S (Blue Room)
Tuition: $140.00
Prerequisites: Rope/tissu level 1A or Trapeze level 1A or Lyra level 1A or Straps level 1A or Sling/cloud swing level 1A

As the name says, this class is an opportunity to create your own aerial learning experience, with Bev there to guide you. Work on an act, review skills on your choice of apparatus, focus on conditioning, or maybe something different each week.  Just come in with a general plan and choice of apparatus.

Students may use their own or VA equipment, but student equipment must be left at VA at least one hour before class if not stored at the studio.

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Fabric 3

Thursday from 7:45 pm to 9:00 pm. Taught by Kimberly Z (Cathedral)
Tuition: $150.00
Prerequisites: Rope/tissu level 3
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Fabric Conditioning

Saturday from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Taught by Jen R (Blue Room)
Saturday from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Taught by Jen R (Blue Room)
Tuition: $125.00
Prerequisites: Rope/tissu level 1A or Trapeze level 1A

Let's get strong again! We'll work exercises on and off the fabrics that build the strengths that make us better aerialists.

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Fabric Variations & Sequences: 2B+

Wednesday from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Taught by Jill M (Cathedral)
Tuition: $125.00
Prerequisites: Rope/tissu level 2B

Remember how magical fabric is? Remember how an extra wrap or climb-over can lead to a whole new move? It’s ok if you don’t. Come review skills, learn new variations and transitions, and build sequences on fabric!

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Hello, Straps

Thursday from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm. Taught by Danaë M (Ballroom)
Tuition: $125.00
Prerequisites: Straps level 2A
This class is for intermediate and advanced aerial students looking to take their strength and technique to the next level. The objectives of this class are to increase aerial-specific strength and stability; to teach students advanced aerial skills that can be used for conditioning as well as translated to other apparatus, and to introduce and safely build a solid skill set of straps fundamentals. Straps class will take students through a cardio and plyometric-based warm-up and a skills portion comprised of planches, meat hooks, flags, pike-and-rock variations and muscle-ups. The class will finish with static and assisted stretching.
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Intro to Aerial Silks

Sunday from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Taught by Danaë M (Blue Room)
Wednesday from 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Taught by Danaë M (Blue Room)
Thursday from 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Taught by Jen R (Blue Room)
Tuition: $125.00
Prerequisites: none
This entry-level class will introduce students to a few basic skills on the aerial silks (also called fabric or tissu). Class will start with a group warmup to prepare the body for working on the air, and will also include exercises in proper shoulder and core engagement. And of course there will be some conditioning at the end! It will be fun workout that will also introduce you to the joys of defying gravity.
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Intro to Lyra

Thursday from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Taught by Nancy N (Blue Room)
Saturday from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm. Taught by Nancy N (Blue Room)
Tuition: $125.00
Prerequisites: none
Nancy is excited to help new aerialists explore the joys of lyra! This is a beginner-level class, with no prior lyra experience required.
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Lyra 2&3

Monday from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Taught by Jody P (Blue Room)
Tuition: $125.00
Prerequisites: Rope/tissu level 1A or Trapeze level 1A or Lyra level 2A
This class will revisit established lyra skills, explore new skills & transitions, drill, and condition! 
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Open Practice - Blue Room

Sunday from 9:45 am to 11:45 am. Taught by Jen R (Blue Room)
Tuesday from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. Taught by Meredith A (Blue Room)
Saturday from 9:45 am to 11:45 am. Taught by Jen R (Blue Room)
Drop-In Cost: $20.00
Prerequisites: Rope/tissu level 1B or Trapeze level 1B or Lyra level 1B or Straps level 2A or Sling/cloud swing level 1B
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Open Practice - Cathedral

Sunday from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Taught by Jen R (Cathedral)
Tuesday from 9:15 am to 11:15 am. Taught by Meredith A (Cathedral)
Saturday from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Taught by Jen R (Cathedral)
Drop-In Cost: $20.00
Prerequisites: Rope/tissu level 1B or Trapeze level 1B or Lyra level 1B or Straps level 2A or Sling/cloud swing level 1B
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Rope 2B+

Monday from 5:30 pm to 6:45 pm. Taught by Kimberly Z (Cathedral)
Tuition: $150.00
Prerequisites: Rope/tissu level 2B
This class explores skills on rope for students at the Vertical 2B level or higher.
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Strengthening, Stamina & Skills on Sling

Wednesday from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Taught by Jill M (Blue Room)
Wednesday from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Taught by Jill M (Blue Room)
Tuition: $125.00
Prerequisites: Rope/tissu level 1A or Trapeze level 1A or Sling/cloud swing level 1A

You’ll mount your sling at the beginning of class, and not come down til the end. Expect lots of abdominal exercise, a reawakening of grip strength, and fun! (And some resting poses – don’t worry.)

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Trapeze Therapy

Friday from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Taught by Lauren K (Blue Room)
Tuition: $125.00
Prerequisites: Trapeze level 2A
In this class we will focus on skill building and developing strong fundamentals. Focus will be on body position in all basic trapeze positions: straight arm hang, body beats, knee hangs and beats, front balance, and understanding the purpose of good technique. We will begin exploring “butt shelf theory,” a way to move around the bar with ease, and start thinking about creative transitions.
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Vertical 1

Sunday from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm. Taught by Danaë M (Blue Room)
Tuition: $125.00
Prerequisites: Rope/tissu level 1A
This class is a review of level 1 Aerial wraps and poses, conditioning and climbing (mix of rope and silks).
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Vertical 2A

Sunday from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. Taught by Danaë M (Blue Room)
Tuition: $125.00
Prerequisites: Rope/tissu level 2A
This class is a review of level 2A wraps, climbs and conditioning (mix of rope and silks).
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Vertical 2B

Tuesday from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Taught by Jen R (Blue Room)
Tuition: $125.00
Prerequisites: Rope/tissu level 2B

We've been away so long! Let's come back and remember things! If it's in the 2b catalog, it's fair game. Come review the 2b skills you've done, and learn the 2b skills you haven't!

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Vertical 2C

Monday from 7:15 pm to 8:30 pm. Taught by Kimberly Z (Cathedral)
Friday from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Taught by Jen R (Blue Room)
Tuition: $150.00
Prerequisites: Rope/tissu level 2C

This class will help Intermediate aerial students regain their aerial strength and refine their in the air technique. This class includes Vertical theory, split fabric skills and sequences and conditioning for higher level skills.

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What The Straps!

Saturday from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. Taught by Bob B (Cathedral)
Tuition: $125.00
Prerequisites: Straps level 2A
This class is for Straps students who are looking for a challenging mix of on-apparatus Straps skills as well as ground conditioning. This class will begin with a cardio and plyometric based warmup and continue with straps skills training as well as ground exercises that support Straps requirements. Students will be responsible for stretching on their own after class. It will be fun but it will not be easy! \r\nPrerequisites: Straps level 2A or instructor permission.
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Youth Aerial 1 and 2

Tuesday from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm. Taught by Lauren K (Blue Room)
Thursday from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm. Taught by Lauren K (Blue Room)
Tuition: $125.00
Prerequisites: Rope/tissu level 1A and Trapeze level 1A
This class is for youth ages 11-17 with limited aerial experience, or with piecemeal experience. If you aren\\\'t sure which class is appropriate, email us. For your child’s safety, please speak with the instructor before registering if your child has an atypical learning style.

This class teaches aerial fundamentals as well as basic skills and techniques on rope, tissu, trapeze and single-point sling as well as conditioning and flexibility for aerialists.
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Youth Aerial 3&4

Saturday from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm. Taught by Kimberly Z (Cathedral)
Tuition: $125.00
Prerequisites: Rope/tissu level 3 or Trapeze level 3
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