Dance TrapezeLydia Morgan

(classes in English)

Beginner/Intermediate 

This class is for anyone who has been training on any aerial apparatus at least two hours per week for the last six months or equivalent. We will learn strength and flexibility drills specifically designed for Dance Trapeze. Every day we will learn vocabulary including finding ways to approach your apparatus, skills and tricks under the bar, mounts, balances on the bar, paths to standing, twists on the ropes, and building blocks for drops, linking it all through smooth transitions. We will explore a variety of spins, slides, orbits, and flights. We will reserve a few minutes at the end of each session to dance it all out and work throughout the week to build a routine with your own style.

Intermediate/Advanced

This class is for students that have an existing confident trapeze practice, one to two years of aerial experience, and meet certain requirements (clean inversions, meathooks, single knee hangs and skin the cats). We will learn a variety of phrases in the space between the floor and the bar, rolls and momentum base moves on the bar, standing on the bar and twisting on the ropes, and drops. We will explore a variety of spins in different heights as well as orbits. We will put a sequence together every day with skills learn throughout the day.

Advanced  

This class is for students that have an existing confident trapeze practice, one to two years of aerial experience, and meet certain requirements. We will work with a variety of static and dance trapeze phrases in the space between the floor and the bar, rolls and we will build on momentum base moves on the bar to explore beats to release and re-catch moves, vocabulary standing on the bar and twisting on the ropes, drops, as well a variety of newly developed vocabulary. We will explore a variety of spins in different heights as well as orbits. We will put a sequence together every day with skills learn throughout the day.

Dance Trapeze – Chiara Zubiani

(classes in English)

Danse trapeze beginners

This class if for people who are just starting the discipline or are from a static aerial background and would like to try to spin and fly around on a trapeze.

Danse trapeze inter

In this class we’ll focus more on the transition between floor and air. What makes dance trapeze different and how the possibility to use both the floor and air spaces can be meaningfully integrated together? Ultimately, we’ll work on technical tricks and routines.