Upcoming Workshops!

Thursdays — 10/18 - 11/1/18 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm - The Ann Arbor Aviary
Twists and Twirls - 3 Week Sling Intensive with Emily

Thursdays — 10/18-11/1/18
7:00pm - 8:30pm
$125 per student


This three week Sling Intensive will dive deep into the fluid movements, creative pathways, and interesting shapes. Playing with things you may be familiar with from paths you may not be. Come prepared to condition your brain to see how to twist your way in and twirl your way out.

PREREQ:

  • Pullover (dolphin up) into sling

  • Invert from stand in sling

Meet Your Instructor!
Emily is a multidisciplinary artist, Head Aerial Instructor at Agora Arts, and Co-Founder of The Greatest of Ease Circus troupe, best known for crafting memorable characters and for her whimsical and ethereal performance style. Emily has been defying gravity for almost a decade, weaving skill and strength and style between ceiling ribbons, having completed rigorous Teacher Training with Paper Doll Militia and trained with seasoned circus performers, such as Shannon McKenna and Jackie Zalewski, throughout the United States and abroad. Her rich history in dance (ballet, jazz, etc.) and competitive cheer inspire her instruction, which focuses on form, injury prevention, character development and authentic expression.

Location:
The Ann Arbor Aviary
2875 Boardwalk Dr., Suite A
Ann Arbor, Mi 48105


Wednesday - October 24th - 6:00 - 8:00 PM - Agora Arts
Bend & Stand: Contortion and Balance Intensive with Taylor

Wednesday - October 24th - 6:00 - 8:00 PM - Agora Arts

This 2 hour contortion and balance extravaganza will focus on getting you flexible and strong! We will work on a set of skills and shapes that can be used in all Circus disciplines.

Meet Your Instructor!
Taylor Aquino is Co-Founder of The Greatest of Ease Circus troupe and Head Aerial Instructor at Agora Arts. Combining nearly 20 years’ experience teaching, training and competing in high-level gymnastics with her background in therapeutic, holistic, and personal training, Taylor emphasizes the importance of injury prevention through body awareness and proper form in her various ground-based, movement, and aerial classes for adults and children at Agora Arts. Taylor’s spellbinding performances, high intensity training style and high threshold for pain leave students aspiring to push and climb beyond their glass ceilings and comfort zones to a place they call “Taylor strong”. Find her performing or casually walking on her hands in and around the metro Detroit area.

Location:
Agora Arts
648 E 9 Mile Rd 
Ferndale, MI 48220


Wednesday - November 7th - 6:00 - 8:00 PM - Agora Arts - Ferndale, MI
Duo Trapeze : Circus friends are the best

Wednesday - November 7th - 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Come climb, hang, and swing on your friends! Perfect the basics of duo trapeze and learn a fun sequence.  In this 2 hour duo trapeze intensive we will work on all the bulding blocks to make a duo work.

Bring a friend or find one here!

Prerequisite: unassisted inverts from the air

Location:
Agora Arts
648 E 9 Mile Rd 
Ferndale, MI 48220