Aerial Silks classes at DanceWorks available now beginning through advanced level. Lessons available for children and adults. Students have the opportunity to learn aerial silks, dance trapeze and lyra.
Silks known as aerial fabrics, are circus skills consisting of fabric that hangs in the air. Silks train dancers in techniques including climbing, wrapping, inverting, locks and drops. Increased strength, flexibility and the ability to be creative while having fun!
Aerial silks class start with proper warm-up, flexibility training. Lessons taught by faculty & concludes with a brief warm down. Tricks, poses and sequences taught to the strength of individual students. Class size is limited to 12 people. Students can buy silk supplies online at climbing stores for home use. Lyra is a heavy metal hoop used for class. Multiple kids at the same time can practice on one hoop creating beautiful holds. Upper level dancers progress through all three levels to make sure they are properly trained in safety with hold and drops.
Aerial Silks will be fun for my child?
Aerial Silks classes are a great class for kids and children. Age requirement for beginner lessons is 6+. Gymnasts, dancers find aerial to be very different & exciting from traditional dance classes. Students focus their strength on upper body areas, helping to develop as better dancers. Adults do aerial silks. Silks are good for body placements & physical strength. Dancers or adults who have never tried are always welcome to come for a FREE first class at DanceWorks. Questions about this class or upcoming sessions please call DanceWorks. Check out our showcase video below of former classes. We look forward to see you on a silk!