Winter 2018 Student Showcase Rehearsals
Oct
14
to Dec 14

Winter 2018 Student Showcase Rehearsals

THIS is a CALL FOR CIRCUS PERFORMERS
for
Aerial Artique’s
Winter 2018 Student Showcase

SIGN UP HERE: https://bit.ly/2QHNrZS

Date & time of showcase: Friday December 14th & Saturday December 15th, 2018
Doors @ 8:00, show at 8:30pm
CHOREOGRAPHERS: Angela Chu & Colleen Marie

THIS is a CALL FOR CIRCUS PERFORMERS
for Aerial Artique Winter 2018 Student Showcase
Friday, December 14th & Saturday December 15th, 2018 (2 nights!)

Doors open at 8:00pm, show starts at 8:30pm

Join our GROUP of 12 performers for the main finale of our Winter 2018 showcase! Complete an 10 week intensive-choreography training with two of our professional performers/instructors and present a polished main GROUP act on night of our showcase.
For those who are seriously interested, we have two options:

OPTION #1

Prerequisite: Levels 2 & 3 students of Aerial Artique
Level 2 students wishing to participate must send an email with a recent video of them demonstrating the pre-reqs for level 1.

Cost for 10 week intensive: $665

Purchase Includes:
-10 week intensive choreography with 2 professional aerial performers/instructors: TBD
-UNLIMITED OPEN GYM from Oct 14th-Dec 14th
-Provided costuming. (Measurements will be taken prior to receiving costume)

More Perks:
-20% Discount on 1 private lesson between Oct 14th-Dec 14th

-20% discount on Aerial Photo Shoot. date TBA

 

**PLEASE NOTE**
Sign ups will close the first day of rehearsals.
NO LATE SIGN UPS ALLOWED. DO NOT WAIT.

No refunds after rehearsals have started.
Students that miss more than 1 rehearsal will not be allowed to participate on the official nights of performance. Please email us if you feel you cannot fulfill this requirement.

Rehearsal Days and Times:
Fridays from 7:30pm - 9:30pm 

Dates:

*Please disregard dates in Mindbody and refer to dates below
Sunday October 14th
Friday, October 19th
Friday October 26th
Friday, November 2nd
Friday, November 9th
Friday, November 16th(Costume Measurements taken)
***23rd cancelled due to Thanksgiving Holiday
Friday, November 30th
Friday December 7th
Sunday December 9th
Thursday December 13th (TECH REHEARSAL) All students (solos and group performers) in costume. Lighting, sound and a run through of the roster is completed.

Have a question? Please email us at showcase@aerialartique.com

OPTION # 2

Perform a solo act for our Winter showcase 2018!
Solo, duo & group acts will all be considered as well all apparatus and acts listed: aerial silks, lyra, rope, trapeze, acroyoga, contortion, and/or dance. There are 6 spots for each evening. Not all who will audition will be accepted. Thank you for your understanding in advance.

Prerequisite:

-Must have participated in a previous Aerial Artique Showcase group program. 


-Must come to audition with a fully prepared act with music. Partial/ developing acts will not be accepted. Costumes are not mandatory but encouraged.

Audition will be held: Saturday, November 3rd, starting at 4:30pm **sign up on separate workshop.

Have a question? Please email us at showcase@aerialartique.com

Want to be behind the scenes for the production? We are also looking for volunteers to help with the night of the showcase!
We need:
Decorations/Set up
Concessions
Ticket sales
Rigging Assistance
Clean Up
Contact Showcase@aerialartique.com for details and sign-ups or call the studio at (415) 658-7988.

 

*All payments are non-refundable but may be converted into Aerial Artique account credit (minus a $15 processing fee) if cancellation is received more than 72 hours before the workshop.

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Aerial Artique Student Photo Shoot w/ Anna Cicone
Dec
14
10:30 AM10:30

Aerial Artique Student Photo Shoot w/ Anna Cicone

Sign up Here: https://bit.ly/2mCsYru

Looking to commemorate getting that cross back straddle? Are you in our next showcase or were you in the last one and want promo pics?


Anna is a Michigan-born aerialist and photographer based in Los Angeles. She has practiced photography for over a decade and has photographed aerialists professionally for 2 years. Her clients span a vast array of backgrounds ranging from hobbyists to professionals from Cirque du Soleil. She strives to capture dreamlike moments of stillness amidst aerial movement and is passionate about making her subjects feel beautiful and empowered. If you have any questions regarding your shoot, please feel free to email her at anna.cicone@gmail.com. Also, be sure to check her out on Instagram at @annaciconephotography to stay updated on her work.

Everyone is welcome!

$175/ session, The session is 20 minutes. 5 edited photos of your choice, with any additional for $15. 

**Please have hair, makeup & key poses ready. Come in costume and warmed up for the shoot!**

Available time slots:

10-10:20m
10:20-10:40am
10:40-11:00am
11:00-11:20am
11:20-11:40am
11:40-12:00pm
12:00-12:20pm
12:20-12:40pm
12:40-1pm
1-1:20pm
1:30-2pm (30 min break)
2:00-2:20pm
2:20-2:40pm
2:40-3:00pm
3:00-3:20pm
3:20-3:40pm
3:40-4:00pm
4:00-4:20pm
4:20-4:40pm
4:40-5:00pm
5:00-5:20pm
5:20-5:40pm
5:40-6:00pm

We can provide black, red, purple, pearl, and turquoise silks as well as lyra, rope & trapeze. There will not be enough time to rig your own apparatus. 

Cost: TBD, for 5 edited photos. 

Once you have paid, please add your name to the spreadsheet included below to reserve your preferred time slot, which apparatus you are using, if you are bringing your own apparatus or not, and (if using our silk) which color you would like.

Follow this link to set your time slot! 

https://goo.gl/rbBHYe

*All payments are non-refundable but may be converted into Aerial Artique account credit (minus a $15 processing fee) if cancellation is received more than 72 hours before the workshop.

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Silks games and creation
Jan
1
6:00 PM18:00

Silks games and creation

New year new fun!

Join in for this workshop of silks games turning your brain to new ways of being in the air. Through collaborative games, we can find creative new pathways and wrap ourselves in exploration! For this workshop, we will play games that challenge students to think outside of using their aerial apparatus for only tricks.

Some of the workshop will be focused on sequencing and how to change and expand your own typical movement patterns. Other areas of the workshop will be focused on working in groups to create a scene or feeling for an audience. We will also play with character development and ways to convey those characters in the air. Students will walk away with new ideas for performance options, and games they can use to create future work.

We will play, as well as create, in this workshop with Sierra Camille.

Early Bird price of $40 with promo code Sierra17

$50 after 12/14

*All payments are non-refundable but may be converted into Aerial Artique account credit (minus a $15 processing fee) if cancellation is received more than 72 hours before the workshop.

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Newbie Date Night
Jan
1
7:30 PM19:30

Newbie Date Night

There is no better way to start out the new year than introducing aerial arts to a first-timer, newbie friend, right? 

This workshop is made for total beginners and experienced aerialists alike. You’ll have a chance to practice the basics, condition like a pro, learn new advanced tricks, and combine it all into some Insta-worthy duo moves! Come with a friend, family member, first date, or spouse--anyone you’d like to fly with. Threesomes are OK too!


Date Night will mainly cover silks, but also include some trapeze and lyra, depending on interest. We recommend that at least one person in your party be able to comfortably invert in the air.

Please have all participants sign up through Mind-Body-Online. 


$35 Per Person

Sign up at: https://bit.ly/2rdBBuM

*All payments are non-refundable but may be converted into Aerial Artique account credit (minus a $15 processing fee) if cancellation is received more than 72 hours before the workshop.

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The Foundations: A Technique Boot Camp for Beginner Silks with Veronica Blair
Jan
14
to Jan 28

The Foundations: A Technique Boot Camp for Beginner Silks with Veronica Blair

The Foundations: A Technique Boot Camp for Beginner Silks with Veronica Blair

SIGN UP: https://bit.ly/2Q17rtH

Early Bird Price with promo code Veronica19

This workshop series will focus on three key elements that play a role in building a strong foundation on the aerial silks.

DAY 1 - 1/14/2019
STRADDLE UP!: The Breakdown - This workshop will familiarize students with the major muscle groups needed to safely invert, exercises to condition them and drills to develop straddle up proficiency. Participants will learn how to identify common pitfalls and how to safely and effectively perform inversions.

DAY 2 - 1/21/2019
BOTTOMS UP!: Cross-back Straddle - Continuing to unlock inversions, this weeks focus will be on crossback straddle. Flexibility issues will be addressed, and students will learn how to use tension while using footlocks to protect their ankles, and low back while performing crossback straddle. Students will learn up to 5 entry variations into cross back straddle as well corresponding tricks to add to their repertoire!

 

DAY 3 - 1/28/2019
HIP KEYS PLEASE! - The Hip-Key/Hip-Lock is essential to building a solid foundation on aerial silks or rope, but this seemingly “easy” maneuver is more than meets the eye.
Hip-Key theory and movement progressions will be covered. Up to 5 alternate entries into Hip-Key other than the traditional “Scissor Legs” technique as well as corresponding tricks will be introduced.

This series is for both beginner and advanced students (looking to brush up on technique). 

Pre Reqs:

  • Invert from the floor

  • foot locks

early bird price: $225
regular price: $85
Series price: $240

About Veronica: Veronica Blair is a professional circus performer with over 15 years of performing and teaching experience. She is currently Head of Soft Aerial Apparatus at Circus Center in San Francisco, as well as Head Coach of the San Francisco Youth Circus. With an emphasis on foundational excellence, Veronica helps students develop proficiency and confidence that allows students to develop their own unique aerial style.

Veronica has since performed with several other renowned groups and productions around the globe such as AntiGravity, Universal Studios Japan and Warner Bros. Music. She has been a part of Germany’s most successful circus show, “AFRIKA! AFRIKA!” Veronica also was the lead aerialist in KAMAU’s “BooDha” music video with over 100k views.

Single enrollments must be approved by the instructor.  Please email us at infor@aerialartique.com for more information

*All payments are non-refundable but may be converted into Aerial Artique account credit (minus a $15 processing fee) if cancellation is received more than 72 hours before the workshop.

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YOGA & AERIAL COSTA RICA RETREAT 2019 DEMO WORKSHOP!
Jan
26
6:00 PM18:00

YOGA & AERIAL COSTA RICA RETREAT 2019 DEMO WORKSHOP!

Saturday, January 26th, join Nadine Johnson and Katie Nicole for a special two-hour workshop that will magically transport you to a glimpse of our upcoming April 2019 retreat: life in Costa Rica!

*YOGA
*AERIAL
*CATERED NIBBLES
*Q&A
*RAFFLE TO WIN FREE CLASSES
*SPECIAL LIMITED TIME DISCOUNT FOR ATTENDING
During this workshop, you will have the opportunity to join us in a 30-minute yoga session led by Nadine, then a brief aerial silk demo led by Katie. Get a sneak peek into what we will be working on in paradise! After the demos, please stick around for some catered nibblies, question-answer sessions, a raffle to win classes at Aerial Artique and to take advantage our LIMITED OFFER 10% discounted rate when reserving your spot for the retreat AT the open-house.

Reserve your spot today! $20/ticket

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Aerial Artique Student Photo Shoot With Anna Cicone
Aug
18
2:00 PM14:00

Aerial Artique Student Photo Shoot With Anna Cicone

Looking to commemorate getting that crossback straddle? Are you in our next showcase or were you in the last one and want promo pics?


Anna is a Michigan-born aerialist and photographer based in Los Angeles. She has practiced photography for over a decade, and has photographed aerialists professionally for 2 years. Her clients span a vast array of backgrounds ranging from hobbyists to professionals from Cirque du Soleil. She strives to capture dreamlike moments of stillness amidst aerial movement, and is passionate about making her subjects feel beautiful and empowered. If you have any questions regarding your shoot, please feel free to email her at anna.cicone@gmail.com. Also, be sure to check her out on Instagram at @annaciconephotography to stay updated on her work.

Everyone is welcome!

The session is 20 minutes. Minimum of 5 edited photos of your choice. 

**Please have hair, makeup & key poses ready. Come in costume and warmed up for shoot!**

Available time slots:
2-2:20pm
2:20-2:40pm
2:40-3:00pm
3:00-3:20pm
3:20-3:40pm
3:40-4:00pm
4:00-4:20pm
4:20-4:40pm
5:10-5:30pm

6:00-6:20pm
6:20-6:40pm
6:40-7:00pm
7:00-7:20pm
7:20-7:40pm
7:40-8:00pm
8:00-8:20pm
8:20-8:40pm
8:40-9:00pm

 

We can provide black, red, purple, pearl, and turquoise silks as well as lyra, rope & trapeze. There will not be enough time to rig your own apparatus. 

Cost: TBD, for 5 edited photos. 

Once you have paid, please add your name to the spreadsheet included below to reserve your preferred time slot, which apparatus you are using, if you are bringing your own apparatus or not, and (if using our silk) which color you would like.

Follow this link to set your time slot! 

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/13GcIUfxr-B39HOG5IgkVrxiA1QxSP_uKr4bp3hFrXXU/edit?usp=sharing 

*All payments are non-refundable but may be converted into Aerial Artique account credit (minus a $15 processing fee) if cancellation is received more than 72 hours before the workshop.

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Aug
18
2:00 PM14:00

Aerial Artique Student Photo Shoot with Anna Cicone Photography

Looking to commemorate getting that crossback straddle? Are you in our next showcase or were you in the last one and want promo pics?


Anna is a Michigan-born aerialist and photographer based in Los Angeles. She has practiced photography for over a decade, and has photographed aerialists professionally for 2 years. Her clients span a vast array of backgrounds ranging from hobbyists to professionals from Cirque du Soleil. She strives to capture dreamlike moments of stillness amidst aerial movement, and is passionate about making her subjects feel beautiful and empowered. If you have any questions regarding your shoot, please feel free to email her at anna.cicone@gmail.com. Also, be sure to check her out on Instagram at @annaciconephotography to stay updated on her work.

Everyone is welcome!

The session is 20 minutes. Minimum of 5 edited photos of your choice. 

**Please have hair, makeup & key poses ready. Come in costume and warmed up for shoot!**

Available time slots:
2-2:20pm
2:20-2:40pm
2:40-3:00pm
3:00-3:20pm
3:20-3:40pm
3:40-4:00pm
4:00-4:20pm
4:20-4:40pm
5:10-5:30pm

6:00-6:20pm
6:20-6:40pm
6:40-7:00pm
7:00-7:20pm
7:20-7:40pm
7:40-8:00pm
8:00-8:20pm
8:20-8:40pm
8:40-9:00pm

 

We can provide black, red, purple, pearl, and turquoise silks as well as lyra, rope & trapeze. There will not be enough time to rig your own apparatus. 

Cost: TBD, for 5 edited photos. 

Once you have paid, please add your name to the spreadsheet included below to reserve your preferred time slot, which apparatus you are using, if you are bringing your own apparatus or not, and (if using our silk) which color you would like.

Follow this link to set your time slot! 

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/13GcIUfxr-B39HOG5IgkVrxiA1QxSP_uKr4bp3hFrXXU/edit?usp=sharing 

*All payments are non-refundable but may be converted into Aerial Artique account credit (minus a $15 processing fee) if cancellation is received more than 72 hours before the workshop.

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ABZ & SPLITZ
Aug
11
7:30 PM19:30

ABZ & SPLITZ

It's as easy as A..B..Z. Abz & Splitz is a class for students who wish to strengthen their core and stretch their splits.

Master trainer, Micah Walters will lead you through a circuit of core work with an intelligent and progressive design. While you rest between circuits, you stretch your legs into deeper and deeper angles. It's quite simple, core work until you're burnt out, splits while you rest. It's the combination of leg flexibility and core strength that make for beautiful lines and ease of movement that every circus artist and yogi dream of.

Come experience it for yourself! 

Pre-Reqs: This class is for students of all levels.

**If you are looking to take Micah's entire movement series you will have to manually enroll yourself in each workshop after you have completed the retail process.


Learn more about Micah at micahwaltersmovement.com

*All payments are non-refundable, but may be converted into Aerial Artique account credit (minus a $15 processing fee) if cancellation is received more than 72 hours before workshop.

Click here to reserve your space today!

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Elastic Steel: Strength training for Backbends
Aug
11
5:00 PM17:00

Elastic Steel: Strength training for Backbends

Come shift your approach to backbends in a dynamic way with professional aerialist and personal trainer Micah Walters.

Elastic Steel makes use of techniques from multiple modalities of movement to help practitioners find deeper patterns within their practice and cultivate more confidence around backbends and inversions.We will dive into skill specific conditioning to help you apply foundational strength to more and more advanced poses. Learn fun and relevant applications of active flexibility to deepen backbends safely and effectively.

Expect to use yoga props as well as therabands and foam rollers to help you work through your own individual challenges within this family of postures.

Pre-Reqs:This class is for students of all levels.

**If you are looking to take Micah's entire movement series you will have to manually enroll yourself in each workshop after you have completed the retail process.


Learn more about Micah at micahwaltersmovement.com

*All payments are non-refundable, but may be converted into Aerial Artique account credit (minus a $15 processing fee) if cancellation is received more than 72 hours before workshop.

Click here to reserve your space today!

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Handstand Fundamentals: Quest for the Press!
Aug
10
7:30 PM19:30

Handstand Fundamentals: Quest for the Press!

Come put the building blocks together to perfect your handstand technique with professional hand-balancer and personal trainer Micah Walters.

Expect to learn fundamental exercises for preparing your body for handstands and handstand transitions. This 2 hour intensive will focus on achieving mastery of the press handstand. Debunk the mystery of hand-balancing and open the door to new and exciting possibilities.

Expect to use props like blocks, straps, therabands and foam rollers to help you focus on the nuances of your own challenges in handstand. 

Pre-Reqs: This class is for students of all levels.

**If you are looking to take Micah's entire movement series you will have to manually enroll yourself in each workshop after you have completed the retail process.

Learn more about Micah at micahwaltersmovement.com

*All payments are non-refundable, but may be converted into Aerial Artique account credit (minus a $15 processing fee) if cancellation is received more than 72 hours before workshop.

Click here to reserve your space today!

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Goat Yoga  w/ 1up events & Aerial Artique
Aug
5
2:00 PM14:00

Goat Yoga w/ 1up events & Aerial Artique

Goats + Yoga = The best new fitness trend. And no, we're not kidding. Cute animals and a workout? Yes, please!

Join us for some relaxing Sunday afternoon Goat Yoga at Aerial Artique. We guarantee your stress will instantly melt away as you ease into your downward dog with a goat casually on your back or nibbling gently at your clothes (they're very cute, but don't have a whole lot of respect for your personal space).

CLEANLINESS: there will be astroturf and tarp laid down everywhere and cleaners will arrive immediately after class ends. 

TICKETS ARE $25

SOLD THROUGH EVENTBRITE: https://bit.ly/2KWOm9C

Some yoga mats and blocks will be available on a first come first serve basis. We highly encourage you to bring your own mat and blocks if you have them.

Now go(at) to it and get your tickets before they sell out!

Schedule:

1:45 pm: Arrive, park, settle in, claim a yoga mat (if you don't have one), get acquainted with your new goat friends

2:00-3:00 pm: Yoga Class with a licensed yoga instructor

3:00-3:30 pm: Either take off post-class or relax and pet the goats for a bit. 

FAQ:

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

No minimum age requirements or ID required. Just show your ticket on your phone. All kids are welcome! Kids can come for free but we will not have enough yoga mats for them.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Metered Parking is all around the block 

What can I bring to the event?

Dress in whatever clothing you're comfortable doing yoga in (and that you don't mind having nibbled by goats, or covered in hay). We will have some yoga mats and blocks available, but highly recommend bringing your own if you have. We will have water onsite.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Call us at 415-915-5184 or shoot us an email at info@1upevents.com

What's the refund policy?

You can cancel your tickets up until 1 week before the event.

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Mindful Contortion
Jun
16
7:30 PM19:30

Mindful Contortion

Flexibility equals possibility. Come deepen your back and leg flexibility in this 2 hour intensive with professional contortionist Micah Walters.

Strategies for increasing flexibility often look like pushing in one direction for a long time. However, safely accessing your full potential to bend is about balancing the strength and mobility of your joints in ALL directions.

This workshop will progress the student through proper warm up and safe exploration for backbends and splits. Expect to use plenty of props and tools to help you focus on your own personal challenges. 

Pre-Reqs: This class is for students of all levels.

Learn more about Micah at micahwaltersmovement.com

*All payments are non-refundable, but may be converted into Aerial Artique account credit (minus a $15 processing fee) if cancellation is received more than 72 hours before workshop.

Click here to reserve your space today!

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Mastering Middle Splits
Jun
16
5:00 PM17:00

Mastering Middle Splits

Come learn progressive and effective strategies for deepening middle splits with professional contortionist Micah Walters.

In this 2 hour workshop, we will dive into the many layers of leg flexibility that unlock deeper middle splits. Micah will break down the methods for safely exploring deeper ranges of passive mobility then guide you through strength training of the opposing muscles to help you achieve deeper active flexibility.This class culminates with practicing and perfecting the “tilt”. 

Pre-Reqs: This class is for students of all levels.

Learn more about Micah at micahwaltersmovement.com

*All payments are non-refundable, but may be converted into Aerial Artique account credit (minus a $15 processing fee) if cancellation is received more than 72 hours before workshop.

Click here to reserve your space today! 

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Toning and Sculpting for Legs and Feet
Jun
15
7:30 PM19:30

Toning and Sculpting for Legs and Feet

Come tone, sculpt and polish your lines in this 2 hour intensive with professional aerialist and dancer Micah Walters.

Clean lines are imperative to the quality of our work as circus artists, but they’re not just a pretty picture, they are a depiction of the strength, mobility and intelligence in our legs and feet. This class will dive into exercises that develop your leg strength from all angles with the intention of lengthening and strengthening simultaneously.

Too often in fitness, legs are conditioned to be sturdy and burly. In the process, the most important leg muscles for circus and dance are ignored and looked over. This class will have your legs singing in ways you never imagined, resulting in longer, leaner and more agile legs and feet.

Pre-Reqs: This class is for students of all levels.

Learn more about Micah at micahwaltersmovement.com

*All payments are non-refundable, but may be converted into Aerial Artique account credit (minus a $15 processing fee) if cancellation is received more than 72 hours before workshop.

Click here to reserve your space today!

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Drills, Skills & Efficiency on Fabric
Jun
3
7:30 PM19:30

Drills, Skills & Efficiency on Fabric

In this workshop Anna brings you accessible tools to improve your aerial fabric technique and then helps you apply those same techniques to new skills. Get ready to work smart, eliminate those tiring extra ticks and show those silks whose boss!

To enjoy this workshop you must be able to climb to & invert at the top of the fabric with ease, have memorized multiple pose based skills and have had experience with several drops.

Pre-Reqs:

  • Able to climb to the top of the fabric 2x in a row without losing grip strength.
  • Can invert at the top of the fabric over the course of a 2hr class.
  • Working on front balance & back balance.
  • Experience with several drops rotating side and front.

*All payments are non-refundable, but may be converted into Aerial Artique account credit (minus a $15 processing fee) if cancellation is received more than 72 hours before workshop.

Click here to reserve your space today!

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Puzzles & Games for Fabric Enthusiasts
Jun
2
7:30 PM19:30

Puzzles & Games for Fabric Enthusiasts

 

In this workshop for fabric enthusiasts and aerial brainiacs Anna will help you sharpen your mental agility in the air by taking you through a series of puzzles and games. You’ll activate your brain AND your muscles while testing out non-traditional choreography strategies and adding to your creative problem solving toolbox.

Pre-Reqs:

  • Must be able to climb aprox 20ft up the fabric.
  • Can invert in the air through tuck or straddle.
  • Experience with multiple pose based skills

*All payments are non-refundable, but may be converted into Aerial Artique account credit (minus a $15 processing fee) if cancellation is received more than 72 hours before workshop.

Click here to reserve your space today!

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Flexible Fabric
Jun
2
5:00 PM17:00

Flexible Fabric

This workshop is geared towards those who love to get their stretch on and use flexibility in the air.

Over the course of this class we will go through a series of exercises to warm up and activate flexibility safely and then get up and use it! Expect part flex class and part aerial extravaganza of splits, backbends, straddles and open shoulders!

Pre-Reqs:

  • Able to climb to the top of the fabric 2x in a row without losing grip strength.
  • Comfortable sitting into footlock splits.
  • Working on front balance & back balance.
  • Able to hold a bridge on the floor with straight elbows for 10sec.

*All payments are non-refundable, but may be converted into Aerial Artique account credit (minus a $15 processing fee) if cancellation is received more than 72 hours before workshop.

Click here to reserve your space today!

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The Buttermelt Workshop
May
27
1:00 PM13:00

The Buttermelt Workshop

Avoid the pitfalls of performing trick...trick...trick...that can turn all your hard work into a snoozefest. Without the artistic application of movement quality, aerial is just fitness. This workshop is designed to add expression to your work, fine­tune your ability to master and manipulate your own, unique movement quality, and take your aerial work from a series of tricks to something that can’t be duplicated. We will work alone and in groups and pairs in a fun, comfortable environment to become familiar with our own natural compulsions for movement and how to pull it out of thin air with confidence when you need it. This workshop takes place mostly on the ground but with some time spent in the air. 

The workshop will be followed by half an hour of rehearsal time in which you have the option of applying what you’ve learnt to your pieces.

Pre-Requisites: Willingness to learn, participation in the series, teachers status, or pre-approval.

*All payments are non-refundable, but may be converted into Aerial Artique account credit (minus a $15 processing fee) if cancellation is received more than 72 hours before workshop.

Click here to reserve your space today! 

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 Performing on Vertical Apparatus
May
13
7:30 PM19:30

Performing on Vertical Apparatus

How to connect with an audience, find something worth sharing with an audience, and became more than a technician. We’ll do some constrained improvisations for some hands-on practice, and discuss some performing 101 topics.

Pre-Reqs: Level 3+

*All payments are non-refundable, but may be converted into Aerial Artique account credit (minus a $15 processing fee) if cancellation is received more than 72 hours before workshop.

Click here to reserve your space today!

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Rolling up and down on Vertical Rope
May
12
5:00 PM17:00

Rolling up and down on Vertical Rope

Learn a variety of techniques for rolling up and down the rope with control and dynamic.

Seemingly defy gravity using the single coil, double coil and hipkey wraps to reverse your roll up the rope. We’ll begin with basic fundamentals that will help you in your roll-up journey.

Pre-reqs: Ability to do 4 pull-ups, ability to do 4 bent- arm, or 2 straight-arm straddle-ups.

*All payments are non-refundable, but may be converted into Aerial Artique account credit (minus a $15 processing fee) if cancellation is received more than 72 hours before workshop.

Click here to reserve your space today!

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Facility with Abandon on Vertical Rope
May
11
7:30 PM19:30

Facility with Abandon on Vertical Rope

In this workshop, students will practice moving dynamically with a sense of ease and effortless-ness on the vertical rope. We’ll practice a progression of beats and exercises to generate momentum, and then explore using this momentum to maximum effect, either in flashy power moves or to wrap the rope hands-free.

Time allowing, other topics may include: fake release moves, building large drops, and some sequences of movement to take home.

Pre-reqs: Ability to do 8 pull-ups, ability to do 8
bent- arm, or 4 straight-arm straddle-ups.

*All payments are non-refundable, but may be converted into Aerial Artique account credit (minus a $15 processing fee) if cancellation is received more than 72 hours before workshop.

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Soloist Spring 2018 Showcase Auditions
May
5
4:30 PM16:30

Soloist Spring 2018 Showcase Auditions

For soloists ready to put their aerial skills on display you've come to the right place!

This is an audition to be a part of Aerial Artique's 2018 Spring Showcase. The Spring Showcase will be held on the nights of June 29th & June 30th with options of performing either or both nights!

Please be sure to arrive before 4:30pm to insure you'll have enough time to stretch. You'll be placed in your audition order when you arrive.

Auditions will be ending promptly at 6:00pm!

Pre-Reqs:

  • Must have participated in previous Aerial Artique Showcase group act
  • Be a returning soloist
  • Have participated in the Musicality and Choreography for Silks Workshop
  • Have participated in Aerial Artistry with Kerri K
  • Fully prepared act. Partial or developing acts will not be accepted.

Auditions are free. 

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2018 Spring Showcase!
Apr
29
to Jun 29

2018 Spring Showcase!

THIS is a CALL FOR CIRCUS PERFORMERS
for
Aerial Artique’s
SPRING 2018 Student Showcase

Friday, June 29th & Saturday June 30th, 2018 (2 nights!)
Doors open at 7:30pm, show starts at 8:00pm


Join our GROUP performers for the main finale of our Spring 2018 showcase! Complete an 9 week intensive-choreography training with Veronica Blair and present a polished main GROUP act on night of our showcase.
For those who are seriously interested, we have two options:


OPTION #1

Prerequisite: Levels 3 & 4 students of Aerial Artique
Level 2 students wishing to participate must send an email with a recent video of them demonstrating the pre-reqs for level 2.


Cost for 9 week intensive: $565
Purchase Includes:

  • 9 week intensive choreography with Veronica Blair
  • Movement & act development workshop w/ special guest performer/Instructor, 
  • UNLIMITED OPEN GYM from April 27th -June 29th
  • Provided costuming. (Measurements will be taken prior to receiving costume)

More Perks:

  • 20% Discount on 1 private lesson between April 27th -June 29th
  • 20% discount on Aerial Photo Shoot.

**PLEASE NOTE**

  • Sign ups will close the first day of rehearsals.
  • NO LATE SIGN UPS ALLOWED. DO NOT WAIT. No refunds after rehearsals have started.
  • Students that miss more than 1 rehearsal will not be allowed to participate on the official nights of performance. Please email us if you feel you cannot fulfil this requirement.

Rehearsal Days and Times:
Fridays from 7:30pm - 9:30pm & (Optional) Sundays from 7-9pm

Dates:
Sunday, April 29th** Revised start date! 
Friday, May 4th
Friday, May 11th
Friday, May 18th (Costume Measurements taken)
Friday May 25th
Friday, June 1st
Friday, June 8th
Friday, June 15th
Friday, June 22nd
Sunday June 24th:: TECH REHEARSAL All students (solos and group performers) in costume. Lighting, sound and a run through of the roster is completed.

Have a question? Please email us at showcase@aerialartique.com

More about Veronica!

Veronica is a professional circus performer with over 15 years of performing and teaching experience. She is currently Head of Soft Aerial Apparatus at Circus Center in San Francisco, as well as Head Coach of the San Francisco Youth Circus. With an emphasis on foundational excellence, Veronica helps students develop proficiency and confidence that allows students to develop their own unique aerial style.

An aerialist of elegance and true excellence, Veronica Blair has studied with some of the most celebrated and prominent artists in her field, including trapeze great LaNorma Fox, Ringling Bros. first African-American Aerialist Pa-Mela Hernandez, and the renowned “God Father of the Tissu” Gérard Fasoli of Centre national des arts du cirque / Cnac. 

Veronica started her acrobatic career at the age of 14 with Make*A*Circus, a community based circus. In addition she trained Chinese Acrobatics under Master Lu Yi with the San Francisco Youth Circus. Her first professional performance was at the age of 17, making her one of the youngest professional African-American trapeze artists in the U.S. Shortly after, Veronica was personally selected by Cedric Walker, the founder of the Universoul Circus, as a single trapeze artist. Under Mr. Walker’s supervision, Veronica rapidly developed as an aerialist, and was the show's resident aerialist for 5+ years.

Veronica has since performed with several other renowned groups and productions around the globe such as AntiGravity, Universal Studios Japan and Warner Bros. Music. She has been a part of Germany’s most successful circus show, “AFRIKA! AFRIKA!” Veronica also was the lead aerialist in KAMAU’s “BooDha” music video with over 100k views.

OPTION # 2

Perform a solo act for our Spring showcase 2018!
Solo, duo & group acts will all be considered as well all apparatus and acts listed: aerial silks, lyra, rope, trapeze, acroyoga, contortion, and/or dance. There are 6 spots for each evening. Not all who will audition will be accepted. Thank you for your understanding in advance.


Prerequisite:

  • Must have participated in a previous Aerial Artique Showcase group act or completed the Musicality and Choreography workshop with Angela Chu or Aerial Artistry with Kerri Kresinski.
  • Must come to audition with a fully prepared act with music. Partial/ developing acts will not be accepted. Costumes are not mandatory but encouraged.
  • Audition will be held: Saturday, May 5th, starting at 4:30pm

Have a question? Please email us at showcase@aerialartique.com

Want to be behind the scenes for the production?

We are also looking for volunteers to help with the night of the showcase!

We need:
Decorations/Set up
Concessions
Ticket sales
Rigging Assistance
Clean Up

*All payments are non-refundable, but may be converted into Aerial Artique account credit (minus a $15 processing fee) if cancellation is received more than 72 hours before workshop.

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Upgrade U: Amplify Your Aerial Journey | AERIAL RETREAT IN MEXICO | APRIL 2018
Apr
21
to Apr 28

Upgrade U: Amplify Your Aerial Journey | AERIAL RETREAT IN MEXICO | APRIL 2018

Use this week long retreat to progress your aerial silks journey. 2 classes per day (with a free day to explore in the middle of the week).

Morning classes with Colleen will explore fundamental technique for beginner/beg-intermediate moves. Afternoons with Maia, will be spent reviewing and refining moves from the AM classes, while developing students’ abilities to conquer transitions.

We’ll work together to understand the foundation of all aerial movement, while discovering your own artistry. At the conclusion of this retreat students will have an aerial act with the option to present on the final night.

The rest of our time can be spent eating amazing, healthy food, swimming in the warm ocean, reading in hammocks, and breathing the tropical air. There will be time to explore local markets and beaches as well as the local night life.

Prerequisites for this retreat include:
1. Basic / French climb, Russian climb (to the top and down comfortably and controlled)
2. Foot locks
3. Working toward inverting

Upgrade U: Amplify Your Aerial Journey Retreat will be held at the Monkey House community complex a short walk from the beach. In addition to clean and safe accommodations; most meals will be provided, there is a swimming pool, an ocean view palapa practice space, the Monkey House Gym for aerial & acrobatics training, lots of grass and hammocks for relaxing between classes, and our Monkey House Kitchen and hang out space. 

Click here to learn more and to sign up today!

 

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The Lab
Apr
16
to May 14

The Lab

You can think about your aerials with 3 pillars; conditioning, technique, and artistry. In this class, we’re going to set aside the first two (how often does that happen!) and explore the last one. It’s the pillar where expression, emotion, and styling reign supreme but for many of us it’s the one that is the scariest. There isn’t a recipe to become artistic, no step by step guide. So instead, it’s time to roll up our sleeves and follow the advice of an amazing woman; “It’s time to take chances, make mistakes, and GET MESSY!”

Classes will focus on drills that force a creativity in the same way a deadline forces productivity, and they’ll take you outside of your usual practice motions. Drills from Rain Anya, Rachel Strickland and Kerri Kresinski will feature among others to assemble a toolkit of ways to tap into your artistry. Classes are drop in, but like any other muscle your creative muscle gets stronger the more you use it, so repeated weeks are highly encouraged.

Pre-Reqs: Level 3 or higher is required as confidence in the air is essential to ensuring that any mistakes are purely creative ones.

This is a special 4 week class series. To enroll please sign up as you would a regular class. 

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Duo Silks Workshop
Apr
14
5:00 PM17:00

Duo Silks Workshop

Within this workshop Christy Livingston & Christian Butters, ( Duo Meraki ), will go over the basics of working with a partner in the air, and getting comfortable holding another person’s weight and movement.

We will play with various skills and sequences making shapes and positions that require two or more aerialists. No partner needed, everyone is welcome. This is definitely not a workshop you want to miss!

Pre-Reqs: Comfortable inverting in the air

*All payments are non-refundable, but may be converted into Aerial Artique account credit (minus a $15 processing fee) if cancellation is received more than 72 hours before workshop.

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Handstand Technique
Apr
6
7:00 PM19:00

Handstand Technique

This workshop will focus on the strength, flexibility and stability needed to unlock a solid, correctly aligned straight handstand.

Participants will go through appropriate warm-ups to reduce risk of injury, learn proper progressions to achieve tuck, straddle and pike handstands and improve active flexibility. You can expect to learn what your strengths and weaknesses are and how to address them to make your handstand practice more rewarding and efficient!

Pre-Reqs: This is an all levels workshop, so all you need is a willingness to go upside-down!

*All payments are non-refundable, but may be converted into Aerial Artique account credit (minus a $15 processing fee) if cancellation is received more than 72 hours before workshop.

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Silks Sequencing
Mar
23
7:30 PM19:30

Silks Sequencing

This workshop focuses on fabric theory and using fundamentals to further explore in the air.

We will look at how your basic skills will provide building blocks for more complex sequences. Coming from over 20 years of aerial experience Xochitl has worked to develop a workshop that leaves you with a deeper understanding of the apparatus and its possibilities.

Unique acts come from individual research, getting to that place of research requires you to know the foundation in and out. Although we will be glimpsing at advancing your more basic skills, this workshop will mainly focus on learning sequences that utilize these fundamentals and we will break down how you can create different possibilities with a similar concept.

Pre-Reqs: This is an all levels workshop. Students should be comfortable with climbs and other fundamental aerial moves.

*All payments are non-refundable, but may be converted into Aerial Artique account credit (minus a $15 processing fee) if cancellation is received more than 72 hours before workshop.

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Floor Flow® - The Floor is Your Apparatus
Mar
19
to Apr 9

Floor Flow® - The Floor is Your Apparatus

Floor Flow® is a movement experience that connects you to the beauty, fun, and benefits of floorwork.

Expect to learn easy-to-follow, fluid combinations that you can get lost in-- while simultaneously enhancing your mobility, control, musicality and expression. Slow down, sense more, then let it all out. Come learn how to transform the floor into your apparatus.

Pre-Reqs: None


*All payments are non-refundable, but may be converted into Aerial Artique account credit (minus a $15 processing fee) if cancellation is received more than 72 hours before workshop.

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Seeing Stars: The Star Drop Workshop
Mar
17
7:00 PM19:00

Seeing Stars: The Star Drop Workshop

Explore Star Drop like never before! This workshop focuses on all things stellar in aerial silks and rope.

Students will learn techniques and tricks to bring their star, double-star, and star-variations to the next level.

Pre-Reqs: Ability to invert and wrap safely at the top throughout class. Previous experience with single-star. Strong hollow body (can hold for 1 min), willingness to learn, and solid understanding of your own limitations.

**If you are looking to take Janelle's entire movement series you will have to manually enroll yourself in each workshop after you have completed the retail process.

*All payments are non-refundable, but may be converted into Aerial Artique account credit (minus a $15 processing fee) if cancellation is received more than 72 hours before workshop.

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The Climbs Workshop
Mar
17
5:00 PM17:00

The Climbs Workshop

In this workshop, students will master the technique, timing and fabric management needed to execute common and uncommon upright and inverted climbs. We will explore points of tension, balance of weight in hands/feet/body and strategies to make our climbs efficient and, of course, beautiful!

Pre-Reqs: This mixed-level workshop is appropriate for students who are able to safely climb to the top and descend. We will explore progressions, so those who are relatively new as well as those who are veterans will have material to work with.

**If you are looking to take Janelle's entire movement series you will have to manually enroll yourself in each workshop after you have completed the retail process.

*All payments are non-refundable, but may be converted into Aerial Artique account credit (minus a $15 processing fee) if cancellation is received more than 72 hours before workshop.

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March 2018 Sunday Streets: Mission District
Mar
11
2:30 PM14:30

March 2018 Sunday Streets: Mission District

It's that time again! With the weather being so beautiful, we're packing up our studio and bringing it into the sun! For March we'll be making our way to the Mission District to celebrate San Francisco's Sunday Streets!


We will be holding 3 outdoor classes at this event during the following times and levels. This enrollment is for the time in bold.

11:00-12:30 Level 1&2
12:45-2:15 Level 3&4
2:30-4:00 Level 3&4

These classes will be very small so space is extremely limited!

For everyone signed up, you will receive an email closer to the Sunday you have signed up for with directions as to where we'll be located! Looking forward to seeing everyone take flight outside!

*All payments are non-refundable, but may be converted into Aerial Artique account credit (minus a $15 processing fee) if cancellation is received more than 72 hours before workshop.

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March 2018 Sunday Streets: Mission District
Mar
11
12:45 PM12:45

March 2018 Sunday Streets: Mission District

It's that time again! With the weather being so beautiful, we're packing up our studio and bringing it into the sun! For March we'll be making our way to the Mission District to celebrate San Francisco's Sunday Streets!


We will be holding 3 outdoor classes at this event during the following times and levels. This enrollment is for the time in bold.

11:00-12:30 Level 1&2
12:45-2:15 Level 3&4
2:30-4:00 Level 3&4

These classes will be very small so space is extremely limited!

For everyone signed up, you will receive an email closer to the Sunday you have signed up for with directions as to where we'll be located! Looking forward to seeing everyone take flight outside!

*All payments are non-refundable, but may be converted into Aerial Artique account credit (minus a $15 processing fee) if cancellation is received more than 72 hours before workshop.

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March 2018 Sunday Streets: Mission District
Mar
11
11:00 AM11:00

March 2018 Sunday Streets: Mission District

It's that time again! With the weather being so beautiful, we're packing up our studio and bringing it into the sun! For March we'll be making our way to the Mission District to celebrate San Francisco's Sunday Streets!


We will be holding 3 outdoor classes at this event during the following times and levels. This enrollment is for the time in bold.

11:00-12:30 Level 1&2
12:45-2:15 Level 3&4
2:30-4:00 Level 3&4

These classes will be very small so space is extremely limited!

For everyone signed up, you will receive an email closer to the Sunday you have signed up for with directions as to where we'll be located! Looking forward to seeing everyone take flight outside!

*All payments are non-refundable, but may be converted into Aerial Artique account credit (minus a $15 processing fee) if cancellation is received more than 72 hours before workshop.

Click here to reserve your space today!

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