Single Point Trapeze
Sunday May 6th
This workshop is for those who have been introduced to Trapeze basics and are ready to
challenge themselves to the next level. Students will review various mounts, hangs, and
poses. We will drill beats, technique, and safety on the apparatus. The last portion of class
will be flow focused, smoothing transitions, and unfamiliar vocabulary. We will also cover
some basic conditioning exercises that will help develop the unique strength and flexibility
required for aerial acrobatics.
Pre-requisites: Able to mount trapeze by yourself, been introduced to beats and basic
Trapeze vocab (straddle back, lion in the tree, dragonfly, mermaid, angel ect).
Dance & Static Trapeze
Sunday May 20th & Saturday May 26th (take one or both Part 1 & Part 2)
In this workshop you will learn new vocabulary, finding the contrast between Static and
Dance trapeze, as well as exploring a variety of creative techniques to expand your trapeze
abilities. This workshop is going to be split into two sections.
You are welcome to attend either workshop without the other, I will accommodate you so
you may participate in all exercises.
Sunday May 20th 12pm-2pm
We will explore new vocabulary, transitions, and flow below, on and above the trapeze; as
well as training our beats, hangs, balances, and basic conditioning exercises to give you
more freedom in the air. If students have the desire and we can also focus on penny drop,
catchers jump, and pinwheel.
Saturday May 26th 12pm-2pm
Within the second workshop we will be reviewing our new vocab and tricks as well as
playing with coning, spinning, musicality, and improvisation exercises that will be
incorporated within our vocabulary.
Pre-requisites : Able to straddle up in the air, one short arm pull up, one up and over, single
knee hang, one skin the cat, amazon.