Workshops

OCTOBER 2018

SUNDAY – 10/28 6:30PM – 8:00PM
Aerial Catch up with Janelle!

In this 90 minute workshop, we’ll revisit old favorites (twisty russian! back balance, beats) and add new progressions. We’ll explore some fun combinations from coaches Janelle’s been able to work with around the US!  Prerequisites: Students will be most successful in this workshop if they are able to invert consistently off the ground, and have some experience with beats.

Maximum number of students is 10 and a minimum of 4 is required to hold this workshop.

90 MIN – $60 M / $65 NM

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BIO:  Janelle is a professional contortionist and aerialist from the San Francisco bay area.  She 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 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 was the Aerial Program Lead Instructor at Ascend Aerial Arts before her move to Colorado. She’s had the pleasure of offering workshops at circus schools throughout the United States, including Fly Circus Space (New Orleans), Gainesville Circus Center, and The Space, Atlanta. Janelle is currently the Youth and Adult Professional Foundations Aerial and Flexibility Coach at MOTH Contemporary Circus Center in Denver, Colorado.