Ascend Aerial Art Classes are now open for enrollment for March – April 2018!

***BEFORE YOU SIGN UP***, please check with your instructor if you are thinking of enrolling for the next level aerial silks class.  You may not be ready and your instructor will be the best person to assist you.  See attached for our Skills Level for each class.  Questions?  Ask your instructor OR contact Tammy at ascendaerialart@gmail.com

Session Schedule
MARCH – APRIL 2018

Session Classes.  Space is limited. Once class begins there are no refunds. Makeup classes are based on availability in the current session. New students to the studio: Email ascendaerialart@gmail.com to schedule demo and observation for this class.

Aerial Silks – Beginner – Beginner class for those curious about aerial silks or interested in developing strong core and upper body with conditioning exercises on and off the silks. Learn basic silks conditioning, climb and descend safely, and eventually expand to further techniques, proper form, conditioning. Students will learn poses and build confidence on the silks.  Prerequisites: No experience necessary.

  • Saturdays  – 12:15pm – 1:30pm
    • Mar 3rd – Apr 28th – 9 classes – $225 M / $250 NM (Connie/Tzvetelina) – Purchase Now!
  • Sundays – 11:15am – 12:30pm
    • Mar 4th – Apr 29th – 9 classes – $225 M/ $250 NM (Camille) – Purchase Now!
  • Mondays- 4:15PM – 5:30PM
    • Mar 5th – Apr 30th – 9 classes – $225 M / $250 NM (Claire) – Purchase Now!
  • **NEW**Wednesdays – 4PM – 5:30PM – ***For Teens only (ages 14-18)***
    • Mar 7th – Mar 28th – 4 classes – $115 M / $128 NM (Claire) – Purchase Now!

Aerial Silks – Beginner-Intermediate  – Each week we will concentrate on a specific class of poses and/or skills, focusing on basic troubleshooting, form and technique, variations and transitions, and adding your own personal flair.  This class is for students that already have basic skills in aerial silks and have taken at minimum, 1 session of Aerial Silks Classes. Prerequisite: Beginner and Instructor Approval (by evaluation)

  • Sundays – 12:30pm – 2:00pm
    • Mar 4th – Apr 29th – 9 classes – $255 M/ $285 NM (Camille) – Purchase Now!
  • Tuesdays – 5:15pm – 6:45pm
    • Mar 6th – Apr 24th – 8 classes – $225 M / $255 NM (Claire) – Purchase Now!

Pa’u Hana: Friday Night Aerial – (Mixed Level) – For students that already have basic skills in aerial silks and have taken at minimum, 1 session of Aerial Silks Classes,  this class is a time after work for relaxation, informal socializing with friends and family, and enjoyment of aerial silks at Ascend!  Prerequisite: One session of Beginner and/or Instructor Approval (by evaluation)

  • Fridays – 5:30pm – 6:45pm
    • Mar 2nd – Apr 27th – 9 classes – $225 M / $250 NM (Danny) – Purchase Now!

Aerial Silks – Intermediate – This class focuses on more advanced climbs and aerial skills in the air. Students will work on perfecting basic drops, hip keys, inversions, and S-Wraps. Students at this level should be able to climb and descend with ease, and focus will be given to intermediate conditioning for fluidity in movement.  Prerequisite: Beginner/Intermediate and with instructor approval.

  • Thursdays  – 5:15pm – 6:45pm
    • Mar 1st – Apr 26th – 9 classes – $255 M / $285 NM (Claire) – Purchase Now!
  • Sundays – 2:00pm – 3:30pm
    • Mar 4th – Apr 29th – 9 classes – $255 M/ $285 NM (Colleen) – Purchase Now!

***NEW***Aerial Silks – Ensemble & Performance – This class is for students who have a solid foundation of silks skills and technique who want to explore collaborative art-making with bodies and their environment. Drawing from dance, theatre and circus, this class will concentrate on ensemble building and act creation. As this class is so based on collaboration, attendance at every class is recommended and there is no makeup available for missed classes.  PREREQUISITES:  For students that have completed at least one session of Intermediate, or can stay in the silks for three minutes and have clean, in the air inverts. No previous performance experience necessary.

  • Saturdays – 4:30pm – 6:30pm
    • Mar 3rd – Apr 28th – 9 classes – $345 M / $375 NM (Claire) – Purchase Now!

Drop-In Classes. No makeups are allowed for drop-in classes. Select specific class dates for purchase. Drop-in Pricing are available for the classes listed below and are on a sliding scale. 

New students to the studio: Email ascendaerialart@gmail.com to schedule demo and observation for Int/Adv or Aerial Art & Tech Lab classes.

Aerial Straps (Open Level) – This mixed-level drop-in class is for developing aerial strength and body control. Our class focuses on technique and strength building by combining conditioning exercises and aerial straps skills.  Skills are taught in progression. NO previous aerial experience necessary.

DROP-IN PRICING

10 Classes $300 Member /$320 Non-Member
9 Classes $270 Member /$290 Non-Member
8 Classes $240 Member/$255 Non-Member
7 Classes $220 Member/$230 Non-Member
6  Classes $185 Member/$200 Non-Member
5  Classes $155 Member/$165 Non-Member
4  Classes $128 Member/$135 Non-Member
3  Classes $95 Member/$102 Non-Member
2  Classes $64 Member/$68 Non-Member
drop-ins $35

Aerial Intro 1-Day Class – This One-Day 90 minute class is for those curious about aerial silks or interested in developing strong core and upper body with conditioning exercises on and off the silks. No experience necessary. Try it once and you’ll be hooked!

Aerial Silks – Intermediate/Advanced– This drop-in class is for the intermediate student who has mastered basic skills, shows progress in endurance and strength, and can easily chain together poses and transitions fluidly. Students will work on more advanced drops and climbs and will begin working towards a long series of choreography (up to a 4 minute routine). Focus will be given to conditioning and endurance as well as musicality in movement quality. Prerequisite: Intermediate and instructor approval.

  • Sundays – 3:30pm – 5:00pm
    • Mar 4th – Apr 29th – 9 classes (Colleen) – Purchase Now!

Aerial Technique & Art Lab – In this drop-in class, we will introduce and break down the technique involved in a variety of aerial silk climbs, wraps, drops, and poses, and learn conditioning drills to build the strength and control necessary to perform these moves easily and efficiently. We will then explore the freedom of movement available in the skills we have mastered, experimenting with speed, shape, weight, focus, character, musicality, variations, and sequencing, to help bring out the inner artist in you. PREREQUISITES:Aerial art and technique lab is appropriate for those who have taken 1 full session of Intermediate, or those who have a clean hip key, a working vocabulary of aerial skills, and are comfortable inverting in the air.

  • Wednesdays – 7:30pm – 9:00pm  
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Intro to Aerial Silks 1-Day 90 Min Class – Sat 2/24 at 3:00pm

This One-Day 90 minute class is for those curious about aerial silks or interested in developing strong core and upper body with conditioning exercises on and off the silks. No experience necessary. Try it once and you’ll be hooked!

Saturday, Feb 24th  at 3pm – 4:30pm
with Aerial Instructor, Connie Ng!
$35/pp

SIGN UP NOW!

*Note: Participants must be in good health, and in proper physical condition to participate in aerial silk activities. Space is limited. Once class begins there are no refunds and no make up classes. We require a minimum of 6 students to hold a class.
Participants 14 and older are welcome.

Intro to Aerial Silks 1-Day 90 Min Class – Sat 2/3 at 4:30pm

This One-Day 90 minute class is for those curious about aerial silks or interested in developing strong core and upper body with conditioning exercises on and off the silks. No experience necessary. Try it once and you’ll be hooked!

Saturday, Feb 3rd  at 4:30pm
with Aerial Instructor, Claire Lewis!
$35/pp

Class is Full

*Note: Participants must be in good health, and in proper physical condition to participate in aerial silk activities. Space is limited. Once class begins there are no refunds and no make up classes. We require a minimum of 6 students to hold a class.
Participants 14 and older are welcome.

There is class this weekend!

Happy Martin Luther King Weekend!   THIS weekend’s schedule..

Saturday – 1/13

Sunday – 1/14

Monday – 1/15 MLK DAY

  • 4:15-5:30 PM – Beginner Aerial Silks (Claire)

Ascend Aerial Art Classes are now open for enrollment for Jan – Feb 2018!

***BEFORE YOU SIGN UP***, please check with your instructor if you are thinking of enrolling for the next level aerial silks class.  You may not be ready and your instructor will be the best person to assist you.  See attached for our Skills Level for each class.  Questions?  Ask your instructor OR contact Tammy at ascendaerialart@gmail.com

Session Schedule
JANUARY – FEBRUARY 2018

Session Classes.  Space is limited. Once class begins there are no refunds. Makeup classes are based on availability in the current session. New students to the studio: Email ascendaerialart@gmail.com to schedule demo and observation for this class.

Beginner – Beginner class for those curious about aerial silks or interested in developing strong core and upper body with conditioning exercises on and off the silks. Learn basic silks conditioning, climb and descend safely, and eventually expand to further techniques, proper form, conditioning. Students will learn poses and build confidence on the silks.  Prerequisites: No experience necessary.

  • Mondays- 4:15PM – 5:30PM
    • Jan 8th – Feb 26th – 8 classes – $200 M / $225 NM (Claire) Purchase Now!
  • Saturdays  – 12:15pm – 1:30pm
    • Jan 6th – Feb 24th – 8 classes – $200 M / $225 NM (Connie/Tzvetelina) – Purchase Now!
  • Sundays – 11:15am – 12:30pm
    • Jan 7th – Feb 25th – 8 classes – $200 M/ $225 NM (Camille) – Purchase Now!

Aerial Silks – Beginner/ Intermediate  – Each week we will concentrate on a specific class of poses and/or skills, focusing on basic troubleshooting, form and technique, variations and transitions, and adding your own personal flair.  This class is for students that already have basic skills in aerial silks and have taken at minimum, 1 session of Aerial Silks Classes. Prerequisite: Beginner and Instructor Approval (by evaluation)

  • Tuesdays – 5:15pm – 6:45pm
    • Jan 9th – Feb 27th – 8 classes – $225 M / $255 NM (Claire) – Purchase Now!
  • Sundays – 12:30pm – 2:00pm
    • Jan 7th – Feb 25th – 8 classes – $225 M/ $255 NM (Camille) – Purchase Now!

 **NEW FORMAT** Pa’u Hana: Friday Night Aerial – (Mixed Level) – For students that already have basic skills in aerial silks and have taken at minimum, 1 session of Aerial Silks Classes,  this class is a time after work for relaxation, informal socializing with friends and family, and enjoyment of aerial silks at Ascend!  Prerequisite: One session of Beginner and/or Instructor Approval (by evaluation)

  • Fridays – 5:30pm – 6:45pm
    • Jan 12th – Feb 23rd – 7 classes – $175 M / $200 NM (Danny) – Purchase Now!

Aerial Silks – Intermediate – This class focuses on more advanced climbs and aerial skills in the air. Students will work on perfecting basic drops, hip keys, inversions, and S-Wraps. Students at this level should be able to climb and descend with ease, and focus will be given to intermediate conditioning for fluidity in movement.  Prerequisite: Beginner/Intermediate and with instructor approval.

  • Thursdays  – 5:15pm – 6:45pm
    • Jan 11th – Feb 22nd – 7 classes – $200 M / $225 NM (Claire) – Purchase Now!
  • Sundays – 2:00pm – 3:30pm
    • Jan 7th – Feb 25th – 8 classes – $225 M/ $255 NM (Colleen) – Purchase Now!

Drop-In Classes. No makeups are allowed for drop-in classes. Select specific class dates for purchase. Drop-in Pricing are available for the classes listed below and are on a sliding scale. 

New students to the studio: Email ascendaerialart@gmail.com to schedule demo and observation for Int/Adv or Aerial Art & Tech Lab classes.

Aerial Straps (Open Level) – This mixed-level drop-in class is for developing aerial strength and body control. Our class focuses on technique and strength building by combining conditioning exercises and aerial straps skills.  Skills are taught in progression. NO previous aerial experience necessary.

DROP-IN PRICING

10 Classes $300 Member /$320 Non-Member
9 Classes $270 Member /$290 Non-Member
8 Classes $240 Member/$255 Non-Member
7 Classes $220 Member/$230 Non-Member
6  Classes $185 Member/$200 Non-Member
5  Classes $155 Member/$165 Non-Member
4  Classes $128 Member/$135 Non-Member
3  Classes $95 Member/$102 Non-Member
2  Classes $64 Member/$68 Non-Member
drop-ins $35

Aerial Intro 1-Day Class – This One-Day 90 minute class is for those curious about aerial silks or interested in developing strong core and upper body with conditioning exercises on and off the silks. No experience necessary. Try it once and you’ll be hooked!

  • Saturday – Jan 13th at 4:30pm – FULL

Aerial Silks – Intermediate/Advanced– This drop-in class is for the intermediate student who has mastered basic skills, shows progress in endurance and strength, and can easily chain together poses and transitions fluidly. Students will work on more advanced drops and climbs and will begin working towards a long series of choreography (up to a 4 minute routine). Focus will be given to conditioning and endurance as well as musicality in movement quality. Prerequisite: Intermediate and instructor approval.

  • Sundays – 3:30pm – 5:00pm
    • Jan 7th – Feb 25th – 8 classes (Colleen) – Purchase Now!

Aerial Technique & Art Lab – In this drop-in class, we will introduce and break down the technique involved in a variety of aerial silk climbs, wraps, drops, and poses, and learn conditioning drills to build the strength and control necessary to perform these moves easily and efficiently. We will then explore the freedom of movement available in the skills we have mastered, experimenting with speed, shape, weight, focus, character, musicality, variations, and sequencing, to help bring out the inner artist in you. PREREQUISITES:Aerial art and technique lab is appropriate for those who have taken 1 full session of Intermediate, or those who have a clean hip key, a working vocabulary of aerial skills, and are comfortable inverting in the air.

  • Wednesdays – 7:30pm – 9:00pm  

Holiday Schedule!

Ascend Aerial Arts Students! 
This is the last week of regular aerial silks & straps classes as we get ready for the next 2 week of holiday celebrations but here are some workshops & aerial classes that are happening:
  • Aerial Straps – Monday  12/18 – 7:30pm – 9pm.   This drop-in class is for students of all levels.  SIGN UP HERE
  • Aerial Review – Wednesdays 12/20 4pm-5:30pm.   This drop-in class requires at least 3 students for us to hold this time for aerial review –  SIGN UP HERE
  • Aerial Art & Tech Lab – Wednesday 12/20 7:30 – 9pm.  This drop-in class is available for all Intermediate (must have taken 1 FULL session) or Intermediate/Adv students – SIGN UP HERE
  • THE OOEY-GOOEY WORKSHOP (MOVEMENT QUALITY) – Wednesday 12/27 7:30pm -9:30pm – – CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO
  •  AERIAL BREAD & BUTTER (FUNDAMENTALS) – Thursday 12/28 4:30pm – 6:30pm  – CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO
IMPORTANT:  Leslie’s stretch and handstand classes are cancelled for 12/23 & 12/30 and will resume at the beginning of the year. 
AERIAL CLASSES & WORKSHOPS for next session (Jan-Feb) will be up later this week. – Be sure to check in with your instructor if you wish to go to the next level for silks.   Aerial Members will get the early notification first and those who are not members will receive notification one day after.  If you are taking more than 1 class per week — consider purchasing Aerial Membership now as the pricing will be going up as of the first of the year!   Questions?  Ask Tammy!

Intro to Aerial Silks – Sat 1/13 at 4:30pm

This One-Day 90 minute class is for those curious about aerial silks or interested in developing strong core and upper body with conditioning exercises on and off the silks. No experience necessary. Try it once and you’ll be hooked!

Saturday, Jan. 13th  at 4:30pm
with Aerial Instructor, Claire Lewis!
$35/pp

SIGN UP NOW!

*Note: Participants must be in good health, and in proper physical condition to participate in aerial silk activities. Space is limited. Once class begins there are no refunds and no make up classes. We require a minimum of 6 students to hold a class.
Participants 14 and older are welcome.

Thanksgiving Week!

Ascend Aerial Arts Students! 
Remember regular aerial silks & straps classes are on hiatus for the Thanksgiving week (11/20 – 11/26) but here are some workshops & aerial review classes that are happening instead!
  • Aerial Review with Claire – Monday, 11/20 at 4pm – SIGN UP HERE
  • Aerial Review with Connie – Tuesday, 11/21 at 5:15pm – SIGN UP HERE
  • Aerial Silks Workshop – Bombs Away 2 with Camille – Wednesday, 11/22 at 7:30pm – SIGN UP HERE
  • Aerial Review with Claire – Sunday, 11/26 at 3:30pm – SIGN UP HERE
AERIAL REVIEW.  Want extra time to review what you’ve learned? Come to Aerial Review to practice skills taught in your other classes. There will be a mandatory group cool-down, and an instructor will be on-hand to spot, review moves, or in case you have questions or concerns during class. Note: bring your own material to work on, as the instructor will not be teaching new tricks or techniques.
PREREQUISITE: This drop-in class is for all levels and only for those students currently enrolled Ascend Aerial Classes.   IMPORTANT! We require a minimum of 3 students to sign up by 12PM on the day of the class or it will be cancelled! – 90 Minutes – $35/pp
 
Aerial Silks: Bombs Away 2! The holidays are here! But before we all head out to eat, drink and be merry, we have time for one last aerial class. As requested, Camille is busting out some of her favorite bomb drops — let’s start 2017 holiday season with a bang!    PREREQUISITE: Intermediate level or above, OR have taken Bombs Away last year. Beg/int level students may enroll if they have already done the basic bomb drop and are comfortable with opposite side wrap in the air, but are still subject to instructor approval. Space is limited.
Once class begins there are no refunds and no make up classes. We require a minimum of 6 students to hold a class.Questions? Email Tammy at ascendaerialart@gmail.com – 90 Minutes – $30 M / $35 NM

Intro to Aerial Silks – Sat 12/2 at 4:30pm

This One-Day 90 minute class is for those curious about aerial silks or interested in developing strong core and upper body with conditioning exercises on and off the silks. No experience necessary. Try it once and you’ll be hooked!

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Saturday, Dec. 2nd  at 4:30pm
with Aerial Instructor, Claire Lewis!
$35/pp

SIGN UP NOW!

*Note: Participants must be in good health, and in proper physical condition to participate in aerial silk activities. Space is limited. Once class begins there are no refunds and no make up classes. We require a minimum of 6 students to hold a class.
Participants 14 and older are welcome.