What: In this aerial silks workshop, we will home in on the techniques and tricks to bring your basics to the next level. We will break down some fundamental climbs and skills (inversions and hip keys) and highlight the littoral thing that make a BIG difference. Depending on skill levels represented in this class we will continue up to more complex fundamentals such as inverted climbs, beats etc..
Who: Janelle Peters is a professional contortionist and aerialistfrom the San Francisco bay area. Janelle coaches her aerial and flexibility students with a style informed by her background in dance and education theory. She empowers her students to identify and pursue their own goals, while emphasizing the importance of safety and technique. Described as humorous, encouraging, exploratory, and warm, Janelle creates a personal connection with students that persists outside of the classroom. She works with all ages and skill levels, and excels with students who are exploring their artistic identities. Janelle coaches act development with a unique perspective produced by her training as a therapist and in physical theater method; exploratory, unflinching, and holistic.
Janelle completed an apprenticeship with the Paperdoll Militia and has been teaching since 2013, at Poletential, Ascend Aerial Arts, Aerial Artique, and Kinetic Arts Center. Janelle is the Aerial Program Lead Instructor (manager) at Ascend Aerial Arts.
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