Preparing for Aerial Yoga/Aerial Arts Class

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  • Bring yoga mat and water
  • Wear tight fitting pants that cover knees (prevents chaffing and preserves fabric hammock)
  • Wear clothes that cover the armpits and midriff
  • Dress in layers as the temperature in the studio varies, if you perspire heavily, please bring a towel or extra shirt
  • Use appropriate mat for activity. Yoga mat for aerial yoga, cirque/sling, lyra and silks classes require adequate panel and/or crash mats
  • Arrive early for class
  • Refrain from chemical fragrance
  • Remove all jewelry (earrings, rings, necklaces, bracelets, watches, fit bits). Body piercings that come into contact with the equipment must be taped. No clothing with zippers, hooks or anything that could tear the fabric or your skin. Nails must be trimmed

Who is Aerial Yoga For?

  • Students new to yoga
  • Experienced students who want to enhance and deepen existing practice
  • Students who want to explore inversions, deeper stretches and backbends
  • Students who would like to experience more advanced yoga postures and struggle with advanced postures in a traditional class
  • Students with lower back sensitivity
  • Those healing from minor injuries
  • Student’s who are interested in deepening access and connection to body intelligence and wisdom

Benefits of Aerial Yoga

  • Restore the body to it’s natural state of alignment
  • Increase body awareness
  • Promote concentrated awareness
  • Cultivate connection to source or deep self
  • Awaken life force (prana)

Who is Aerial & Circus Arts For?

  • Students who are in good physical condition
  • Students who are experienced in aerial yoga
  • Students who are open to feedback and willing to take instruction
  • Students who embrace working low to the ground, who don’t mind repetition and skill building
  • Students who want a low stress, playful, safe training environment
  • Students who want to belong to a vital and empowering aerial community
CAUTION: Physician consultation and caution is recommended for the following conditions:
  • High blood pressure (unmedicated)
  • Glaucoma
  • Cataracts
  • Pregnancy
  • Tendency toward motion sickness
  • Arthritis in hands and feet