Fridays 5:30 – 6:30 pm HST
Prerequisite: Intro to Aerial silks and instructor permission.
This class is designed for students who have knowledge of climbing, foot locks, inversions and balance work in the knot. Throughout the lessons, we will work on climbs, locks, wraps, and basic progressions. The first half of the class will focus on Aerial Conditioning to support your overall aerial practice, including climbing, balance work, upside down straddles in the air, which will build incredible overall body strength and awareness in this class. Students will work on silks as well as on floor exercises and stretching, focusing on balancing strength, flexibility & functionality with ease of movement.
Interested in deepening your practice?
Sign up here for one of our 7-week Series scheduled through the year.
Kindly let your instructor know of any injuries. Contra-indications for aerial classes: glaucoma, heart-conditions, fused spine, pregnancy beyond doctor recommendation.
Clothing requirements: tight-fitting; no zippers or metal; under-arms covered. Jewelry off. T-shirt on! No perfume.
Please pre-register for all aerial classes at least an hour in advance and arrive 15 minutes early to ensure you can safely enjoy the class. Since space is limited and setup time is necessary, we are not able to accommodate late arrivals to Aerial classes. If you sign up and do not show up to this limited space class, you will still be charged for the class.
PLEASE NOTE: In-person participants are welcome to wear masks. If you have symptoms of COVID 19, please refrain from attending. Mahalo!
Sharlene’s aerial practice brings balance, joy and creativity to her life, and she thrives on the focus, systemic movement and neuro-muscular pathways that develop in the body. She started her aerial education in 2010 at Samadhi Hawaii, where she is privileged to continue her practice as a student under the guidance of Samadhi’s experienced dance and aerial arts professionals. She is an aerial teacher at Samadhi Hawaii, focusing on dance trapeze. She is also member of Samadhi’s Apprentice Company. Her training also includes the introduction to aerial teaching through NECCA (New England Center for the Circus Arts), and she has participated in numerous aerial workshops, including a trapeze workshop with Susan Murphy of Marsh Studio. Sharlene complements her aerial practice with Nia and other mind-body movement formats. She is a certified Nia Black Belt teacher, and has been teaching Nia since 2004. She is an Aquatic Exercise Association certified aqua instructor, has received her RYT-200 yoga training through Yoga Alliance, and received her aerial yoga training from Leva Aerial Yoga.where she studied with dance pioneer, Anna Halprin.
Get the Still & Moving App
This post is also available in: 日本語 (Japanese)