One for beginners and one for intermediate learners. Aerial fabrics are generally cut to length depending on the height available at your studio or performance venue. You can easily take part in NAME THAT POSE, join #aerialfam to name aerial dance moves Every SUNDAY on Instagram.
With our studio and most performance venues being 20-25 feet high, this leaves us with long tales (the fabric that touches the floor), which we prefer. There are other fabrics that aerialists may use such as Polyester Lycra, but this is what we personally prefer. Both Guides are very easy to follow. One for beginners and one for intermediate learners. Low stretch/non stretch fabrics are easier to climb than medium stretch fabrics, but they are not as soft for big drops.
There are of course differing opinions on this subject and we can only speak from our own Aerial Silks purchasing experience. Aerial Practice is a community of beginner aerialists. Aerial Hoop Manual preview or Aerial Fabric Manual preview. You can check out her work in the manual previews. Please feel free comment below with any additional questions you may have about purchasing your Aerial Silks and we will do our best to respond and/or refer you to a reputable vendor. The Circus Dictionary is perhaps the largest directory of circus moves. Learn an Aerial Silks Act: FREE Challenge. And you can sort the glossary based on your skill level. The book is useful for all levels of aerial artists. We are always on the lookout for good resources to expand our aerial knowledge. When buying aerial silks from a vendor that specializes in selling fabric to aerialists, you want to think about the stretch, width and length of the fabric you need. The fabric we use for our Aerial Silks is a 2-way stretch Tricot Nylon. For aerial content, check out chapter 2. Today, as many of you have requested, we have some useful information regarding the purchasing of your Aerial Silks. Jill Franklin founded her company Aerial Physique in 2012. Aerial Fabrics come in a variety of widths. **WOW! Looking for aerial dance resources for beginners? We encourage you to do your own research and gain an educated, informed opinion on the subject. You will find clear instructions and step-by-step photos for each pose. Required fields are marked *. Spin City brought together pole dancing performers. We will be covering everything from the fabric itself, where to buy, what length, width etc. Join our Email Club for FREE Aerial Content, tutorials and Insider Tips and Tricks! 1. You can learn each move by watching a short video. She offers manuals for beginner, intermediate, and even advanced aerialists. On our YouTube channel, you will find step-by-step guides and dance routines. European Federation of Professional Circus Schools Basic Circus Arts Instruction Manual is available in four languages: English, French, German, and Portuguese. The most useful part for aerialists is the section on silks. You will find over 1500 photos of hoop poses, conditioning exercises, and many useful tips. Medium stretch fabrics are nice for drops, but are definitely harder to climb. In this post, you will find several books and websites dedicated to aerial arts, not limited to any apparatus. For all you interested in books about aerial dance, we are working hard on creating one for #aerialfam! Your email address will not be published. Aerial Elements is a growing glossary of aerial silk moves. Rebekah Leach has been creating aerial dance manuals for over a decade. So the Hoop Bible approaches aerial from a pole dancing perspective. Your email address will not be published. However, this is not always possible if you live in more remote parts of the world which is why we suggest that you research as much as possible before purchasing. What kind of material are your Aerial Silks made from?. We purchase anywhere from 50-60 feet of aerial fabric as when it is doubled over for rigging this provides 25-30 feet of useable fabric. We prefer low stretch fabric. Emily Scherb is a physical therapist. You will also find strengthening exercises that you can do at home. There are currently many reputable vendors that you can purchase aerial fabric from online and we recommend that you do your research and find one that works for your budget and needs. As the name indicates, it is a great resource for all things aerial hoop. Her main goal is to teach aerialists how to train and perform. If there are any aerial dance resources for beginners (and more advanced dancers) that we missed, send us a message. !, Jacqueline (Galaxy) Jax - Master the Silks student. A 60 width is generally recommended for children, where as a larger width (75, or 90) are generally recommended for teens and adults. Dr. Scherb puts the most emphasis on injury prevention and recovery. We buy all of our fabrics fromSal Tex Fabrics, a vendor in downtown LAs fashion district as we prefer to touch and feel the fabrics before purchasing. And we have an important mission: naming aerial dance moves. That makes the Applied Anatomy of Aerial Arts a must-have for all aerial artists. You will learn more about aerial dance with the hammock and the hoop, and get a lot of useful tips. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Each move has a descriptive name and a step-by-step video that shows you how to do them. This is the BEST Aerial Silks instruction I have ever seen! We love to learn! You will find complete routines and conditioning exercises. She wrote two Guides to Aerial Silk. It covers a whole range of circus arts. Keep in mind: The resources are for reference only and should not used to replace an instructor.