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Level 1 Aerial silks 7 week Birthday series With Shar Bliss
February 3, 2023, @ 5:30 pm - March 17, 2023, @ 6:30 pm HST
Feb 3 to Mar 17, 2023
Fridays 5:30 – 6:30 pm HST
$210 plus tax
This 7 week series will culminate in a performance for our annual Birthday celebration March 18, 2023
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.
By the end of this 7 week series, you will have mastered a choreography.
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 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. Please bring your own yoga mat & props if possible (rentals available). 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.
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