faq

Which level class should I sign up for?

If you have never done aerial arts before- no matter what your background is you should sign up for a beginning class. Beginner classes include: Trapeze 1, Lyra 1, Hammock 1, Tightwire 1, Flexibility For All, Partner Acro and Silks 1.  We also offer a Cirque Sampler class 1-2x/mo where you can try out each apparatus.

How do I register for class?

Use the SIGN UP button on our website!  Create a login using our Mind Body scheduling system and choose a single class or a class package.  Scroll through the calendar and enroll yourself ahead of time in the class you want to take to ensure you have a spot in class all session. We recommend registering early to make sure you get a spot as many of our classes sell out. 

Are there prerequisites to taking aerial classes?  How about age or weight limits?

There are no prerequisites to taking a level 1 aerial class, and we do not have weight, fitness, or age limits for adults. Our students come in all shapes and sizes!  Kids ages 8 and up are welcome in our youth program.  If you have a specific health condition please consult your doctor about whether this is right for you. 

Is there a minimum fitness level for these classes?

No.  All levels, ages, and body types are welcome (8+).  Students move through our program at their own pace.  We encourage a space that celebrates accomplishments while respecting our bodies' limits.  Please consult with your doctor if you are unsure. 

What should I wear and bring to class?

  1. Please wear comfortable, close-fitting, yoga-type clothing that covers armpits, waist and backs of the knees. Men may want to wear briefs, not boxers.
  2. Bring a water bottle.
  3. Bare feet – please make sure they are clean and fresh.
  4. Long hair tied back.
  5. No jewelry, rivets, zippers, or anything else that could damage the silks.
  6. No hand lotion (it will interfere with your grip), and please no heavy fragrances, natural or otherwise.
  7. Students will be most comfortable practicing on an empty stomach, a two hour window between your last meal and class is recommended.
  8. A yoga mat is highly recommended for warm-ups

What age ranges are the kids classes for?

The Youth/Teen Classes are for ages 8-15.  The class is taught by 2 instructors and will groups within the class will be formed based on skill level and experience.  16+ will attend the adult classes.