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Drops with Yukari Makino-Cooperstock


One for $75
Two for $143 (5% off)
ALL for $203 (10% off)

This workshop will start with small drops and progress to more complex and larger drops on the silks, with an emphasis on safety in wrapping technique.

Prerequisites: Hip key, invert, and ability to hold your bodyweight with both hands on the fabric. Beginner & Intermediate levels only. 

For private and semi-private lessons with Yukari, email to set up.

About Yukari:

Cirque du Soleil Aerialist
2014 PARAGON International Pole Champion
Miss Pole Dance Japan Champion 2011 & 2012
Reebok One Ambassador
X-Pole Sponsored athlete

Yukari Makino Cooperstock is a pole and aerial performer. Her choreography focuses on smooth and flowing movements with an attentiveness to detail. As a pole athlete, she won the title of Paragon International Pole Champion 2014. As an aerial artist, she is currently performing at the Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil.
Yukari started pole dancing in 2007 and Aerial silks in 2008 in Tokyo. Her endurance, strength, and balance are rooted in her gymnastic experiences from childhood. Her skills have been further heightened from acrobatics training in Tokyo since 2008. Yukari’s multiple trainings came together since around 2011, she won many winning titles such as Miss Pole Dance Japan 2011 & 2012 and International Asia-Pacific Pole Acrobatic Dance Championship 2011.
In 2012, Yukari was accepted as a part of the Cirque du Soleil database cast members. To enhance her abilities, she began CrossFit in 2011. Also she participated in CrossFit Game 2013 Regionals: Asia, as Team Reebok Japan. As a fitness instructor, she became Reebok One fitness ambassador in 2014. Yukari is a bilingual instructor in English and Japanese. She has taught aerial and pole in numerous studios worldwide(listed on right). Currently she teaches privates in Las Vegas.
As an artist, Yukari has performed professionally for many years. Her stage works include: Japanese national TV (TBS Asian Ace), the Japanese rock festival(Fuji Rock), the world's biggest Pole Dance Show(Gravity First), the famous popstar's stadium concerts (EXILE Live Tour 2013), and One night for One Drop by Cirque du Soleil. 

*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.