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The latest news in the aerial yoga and aerial arts world. Aerial fitness tips, interviews, tutorials and more.

4 Reasons Why Dads Should Try Aerial Yoga

4 Reasons Why Dads Should Try Aerial Yoga

by Mary Jo Gruber June 15, 2021 2 min read

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Aerial Friends Are the Best

Aerial Friends Are the Best

by Quynbi Ada June 08, 2021 2 min read

Whether you’re dropping into a new aerial yoga class or working closely with another seasoned aerial artist, the relationships you make in aerial arts can bloom into something truly priceless. In this blog, we shared how having a BFF can help you flourish as an aerialist.
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3 Ways To Clean Up Your Aerial Hip Key

3 Ways To Clean Up Your Aerial Hip Key

by Mary Jo Gruber June 01, 2021 2 min read

Hip keys on aerial silks are a foundational move that can be easily incorporated into your flows or routines to add an elegant, dramatic flair with endless possibilities. In this blog, we gathered few of the most common hip key issues and how you can get past them!
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Aerial Hoop Balance Poses

4 Beginner Hoop Balance Moves

by Mary Jo Gruber May 11, 2021 2 min read

In Aerial Hoop, many moves focus on balancing your body weight on the hoop. This sensation can feel shaky, unsteady and a little scary if you aren’t accustomed to it! These four beginner hoop balances will help you find your center of gravity and steadily increase your confidence on the lyra with each and every practice.
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5 Beautiful Beginner Knot Moves

5 Beautiful Beginner Knot Moves

by Mary Jo Gruber April 27, 2021 2 min read

One of the greatest things about aerial silks is the variety of ways in which you can use your fabric to create stunning flows and elegant poses. And in this blog, we've gathered knot poses that can help you add a dynamic twist to your aerial practice. 
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How to Land Your First Aerial Performance

How to Land Your First Aerial Performance

by Quynbi Ada April 19, 2021 3 min read

With the relatively recent proliferation of aerial arts, many hopefuls wonder about how to get their foot in the door and start dazzling audiences from above. In this blog, we've came up with some tips on how you can land your first aerial gig. 
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Optimizing the Breath in Aerial Arts

Optimizing the Breath in Aerial Arts

by Quynbi Ada April 13, 2021 3 min read

Breathwork is wonderful to practice on the floor. In this blog, we've gathered a host of benefits offered by this practice from daily life to stage.
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The Best Aerial Yoga Poses to Relieve Back Pain

The Best Aerial Yoga Poses to Relieve Back Pain

by Lindsay Nova March 30, 2021 2 min read

Back pain is an epidemic worldwide and people turn to many different resources to solve this trouble. And aerial yoga is one of them! Read on to see the aerial yoga poses that can relieve your back pain because of its  stretching, strengthening, and decompressive nature.
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Aerial Yoga for Better Posture

Aerial Yoga for Better Posture

by Lindsay Nova March 23, 2021 2 min read

Our posture is the attitude our body assumes whether we are stationary or moving. So, this means that over time, your body will hold itself in a particular way. In this blog, we've discussed the ways on how aerial yoga can help you achieve better posture.
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5 Beautiful Beginner Foot Lock Moves

5 Beautiful Beginner Foot Lock Moves

by Mary Jo Gruber March 15, 2021 2 min read

One of the very first skills that new aerialists learn is a basic single foot lock. In this blog, we've gathered 5 beautiful poses that are perfect for the newbie who is just beginning to build on their aerial skills as well as the seasoned performer looking to add some old favorites back into their aerial tool kit.
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Overcoming Aerial Obstacles

Overcoming Aerial Obstacles

by Mary Jo Gruber March 11, 2021 3 min read

Beginning your journey into the world of aerial arts is almost always filled with endless possibilities. But that path can often be a bumpy one, so here are a few things that you can keep in mind whenever you’re faced with an obstacle in your aerial journey, that can help you stay the course. 
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Transformative Tips for Creating a Sacred Space in Your Home

Transformative Tips for Creating a Sacred Space in Your Home

by Guest Blogger March 09, 2021 7 min read

Do you have a sacred space at home that’s just for you? Somewhere you can go to take a break from the outside world. A tranquil area where you can breathe deep, sit in meditation, practice yoga, or just exist.  Read our tips to create this in your home.
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