Uplift Active Aerial Fitness Blog

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

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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Aerial Yoga Moves for Kids

Aerial Yoga Moves for Kids

by Lindsay Nova March 06, 2021 3 min read

Aerial yoga is naturally playful and often brings out the inner child when adults start practicing. But what about aerial yoga for kids? In this blog, we discussed particular moves to particular hammocks that will keep the kids active and engaged while trying aerial yoga.
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Cultivating Grace in Your Aerial Practice

Cultivating Grace in Your Aerial Practice

by Quynbi Ada February 23, 2021 3 min read

While all styles have a place in creative movement, many aerialists and aerial yogis want to know how to be more graceful in their aerial practice. This blog will cover actional tips to foster grace in your aerial practice.
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Aerial Yoga for Tight Hamstrings

Aerial Yoga for Tight Hamstrings

by Lindsay Nova February 09, 2021 3 min read

There is a lot of sitting- driving to work, sitting at the desk, lounging on the couch. So, coming to an aerial yoga practice may highlight the fact you have tight hamstrings. In this blog, we'll look at some ways you can use the hammock to deeper your hamstring stretching!
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Aerial Yoga for Better Digestion

Aerial Yoga for Better Digestion

by Lindsay Nova February 01, 2021 3 min read

Digestion issues can be troubling for anyone at any time and can certainly make an aerial yoga practice less comfortable. In this blog, we came up with tips for an aerial yoga sequence that you can do at home to alleviate any problems you may have with digestion.
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How to Sequence an Aerial Performance

How to Sequence an Aerial Performance

by Quynbi Ada January 20, 2021 3 min read

Aerial arts are a great challenge whether you’re working at the beginning level or if you’re a seasoned professional. In this blog, we came up with some tips on how you can create an aerial routine showcasing your unique talents and charisma.
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Strengthen Your Grip - Easy At-Home Exercises

Strengthen Your Grip - Easy At-Home Exercises

by Mary Jo Gruber January 12, 2021 2 min read

No matter what your aerial apparatus of choice may be, you will invariably need to condition your grip strength. This blog focuses on a few of the many exercises you can use to strengthen your grip without even using equipment.
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New Year, New Aerial Goals

New Year, New Aerial Goals

by Mary Jo Gruber January 01, 2021 2 min read

It’s no exaggeration to say that 2020 has been a year that threw many of us for loops we never saw coming. In this blog, we've come up with steps on how you can go into the new year with a renewed vision for this year and beyond for your aerial journey.
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Creating a Splits Conditioning Routine

Creating a Splits Conditioning Routine

by Mary Jo Gruber December 29, 2020 2 min read

Splits are one of the most sought after skills for aerialists, yogis and dancers alike. In this blog, we've gathered the tips and techniques that you can learn to strengthen and condition your aerial splits with time and consistency.
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Maintaining Strength Over an Aerial Break

Maintaining Strength Over an Aerial Break

by Quynbi Ada December 15, 2020 2 min read

The holidays coupled with a global pandemic can potentially derail a workout routine. On this blog, we gathered some ways to stay in the game over an extended interruption in your aerial practice.
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