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Aerial is for Every Body: A Curvy Girl's Guide to Aerial Arts

by Elaine Eason December 05, 2019 3 min read

If you don’t already know, people are celebrating curves in aerial arts on Instagram, on blogs, and elsewhere across the interwebs, not to mention at studio communities, schools, and performance venues around the world. There are countless plus size aerial artists who share the love of movement off the ground.
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Jeranie Tries Aerial Hoop for the First Time!

by Jeranie Gemira November 30, 2019 2 min read

Have you heard of or tried aerial hoop? Scared to try it? Read about Jeranie's experience as a beginner trying her first lyra class.
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Woman on Purple Ombre Aerial Silks

The Complete Guide to Aerial Fitness

by Jeranie Gemira November 23, 2019 13 min read

Aerial fitness is a new modality of exercise that incorporates equipment like hoops, fabric, or trapeze to suspend users off the ground - allowing for 360 degree movement. Aerial workouts include movements from circus, traditional yoga, dance, and even Pilates while using specialized equipment. 

 

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2019 Aerialist Holiday Gift Guide

2019 Aerialist Holiday Gift Guide

by Jeranie Gemira November 22, 2019 3 min read

Want to be the best gift-giver this holiday season? Check out this ultimate aerial gift guide we made especially for you and prepare to wow your loved ones. From the cozy sweatshirts to bedazzling jewelry, we got you covered for the aerial yoga lover or aerialist in your life.
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November Studio of the Month: A Story of Healing and Success

November Studio of the Month: A Story of Healing and Success

by Elaine Eason November 21, 2019 4 min read

Aerial Yoga also known as flying yoga became popular not only because of how good it looks in photos but because this fitness trend actually offers lots of benefits for everyone (of every body type and level). This November, we feature Sharon Klinger and her story of healing and success. Schuylkill Aerial and Wellness is a pioneer studio that offers Aerial Yoga and Bungee Fitness in Schuylkill County. 
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Open a Doorway to the Air with A Portable Aerial Rig

Open a Doorway to the Air with A Portable Aerial Rig

by Quynbi Ada November 18, 2019 12 min read

Wanted to learn aerial yoga, aerial silks, trapeze, and hoop so bad but does not have the right ceiling for it? Don't be intimidated - get a portable aerial rig! In this article, you will learn all you need to know about aerial rigs and how to hang aerial silks or a yoga hammock anywhere with an aerial rig a-frame.
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Dance off Wedding Nerves with an Aerial Fitness Bachelorette Party!

Dance off Wedding Nerves with an Aerial Fitness Bachelorette Party!

by Jeranie Gemira November 03, 2019 4 min read

Celebrate getting hitched with a modern, fun fitness twist! Try hosting an Aerial Yoga, Pole Dancing, or Bungee Dance to throw a party that stands out from the rest. It's the best way to shake off any pre-wedding nerves and bond with your girls!  
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October Studio of the Month: Have you tried Aerial Pilates?

by Jeranie Gemira October 17, 2019 4 min read

We’ve all heard of Pilates, but a new twist is sweeping the nation. Aerial Pilates combines the Pilates method with the Yoga Hammock Set, introducing a new challenge.
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Blue Yoga Hammock Fabric

The ULTIMATE Guide to Buying Aerial Fabric

by Elaine Eason October 16, 2019 7 min read

There are so many options, it's hard to know where to start. What fabric to get, what length, what rigging supplies, what to watch out for... the list goes on and on! There are so many different ways to rig, that it can be so hard to figure out what you need. We've pulled together all the aerial fabric information in one place to help you find everything you need, from aerial silks to yoga hammocks!
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September Studio of The Month: Passion Pays Off

by Jeranie Gemira September 23, 2019 4 min read

Patient, encouraging, motivating and passionate - these are the adjectives customers RAVE about in their 5-star reviews for Tough Lotus, an aerial fitness studio in Chandler, Arizona founded by Amanda Page. Tough Lotus was the very first studio in the US to offer bungee fitness, and Amanda built up a massive social media following for her studio after their innovative bungee workouts went viral. 
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Is Your Aerial Yoga Practice Protected? A Guide to Aerial Yoga Insurance

by Jeranie Gemira September 18, 2019 3 min read

You can be the perfect instructor or you may have the best equipment but accidents do happen. Before you make aerial yoga your new passion or business venture we suggest you familiarize your self with the best insurance that fits your needs.
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How To Start an Aerial Yoga Studio (Or Offer Aerial Yoga Classes at your facility)

by Jeranie Gemira June 28, 2019 8 min read

Opening an aerial yoga studio or offering aerial yoga can seem risky and difficult, but can be a phenomenal opportunity to share your love for the art and all its therapeutic benefits with your community. If you are patient, knowledgeable and disciplined, it can be a great way to generate extra income and impact the lives of those around you. 
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