Static Trapeze 2


This class is taught by:

Elena Panova

Born in Murom, Russia, Elena Panova is a graduate of Moscow's Circus and Variety College, where she specialized as an aerialist. Under the guidance of the famous training tandem of Tereza Durova and Viktor Fomin, she created a groundbreaking swinging trapeze act that redefined swinging trapeze as it is performed today all over the world. Elena won a gold medal and the Ministry of Culture award at the Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain in Paris in 1987, and the gold medal at the 1988 All-Union Circus Artists Competition of the USSR. For over twenty years, she has performed in major circuses and variety and theater shows on four continents, including the Moscow Circus, Circus Knie, the Cirque d'Hiver-Bouglione in Paris, Circus Carré in Amsterdam, the Victorian Arts Center in Melbourne, and the Big Apple Circus. She has also been a judge several times at the Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain in Paris. Elena moved to the United States in 1991. She started teaching at Circus Center in 2004.

Students learn how to balance on the bar, moves that require strong upper body support, and body drops with ankle catch. They are also introduced to spins around the bar and ropes.

 

Prerequisite: Instructor approval

 

Recommended complementary classes: Aerial Conditioning, Stretching, Physical Limitation Elimination.

 

 


Upcoming classes:

  • Mon Feb 20 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Elena Panova
  • Mon Feb 20 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Elena Panova
  • Wed Feb 22 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Elena Panova
  • Wed Feb 22 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Elena Panova
  • Mon Feb 27 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Elena Panova
  • Mon Feb 27 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Elena Panova
  • Wed Mar 01 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Elena Panova
  • Wed Mar 01 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Elena Panova
  • Mon Mar 06 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Elena Panova
  • Mon Mar 06 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Elena Panova
  • Wed Mar 08 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Elena Panova
  • Wed Mar 08 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Elena Panova
  • Mon Mar 13 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Elena Panova
  • Mon Mar 13 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Elena Panova
  • Wed Mar 15 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Elena Panova
  • Wed Mar 15 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Elena Panova
  • Mon Mar 20 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Elena Panova
  • Mon Mar 20 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Elena Panova
  • Wed Mar 22 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Elena Panova
  • Wed Mar 22 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Elena Panova