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 Oct 23 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Elena Panova
  • Tue Oct 24 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Elena Panova
  • Wed Oct 25 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Elena Panova
  • Wed Oct 25 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Elena Panova
  • Mon Oct 30 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Elena Panova
  • Tue Oct 31 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Elena Panova
  • Wed Nov 01 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Elena Panova
  • Wed Nov 01 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Elena Panova
  • Mon Nov 06 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Elena Panova
  • Tue Nov 07 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Elena Panova
  • Wed Nov 08 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Elena Panova
  • Wed Nov 08 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Elena Panova
  • Mon Nov 13 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Elena Panova
  • Tue Nov 14 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Elena Panova
  • Wed Nov 15 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Elena Panova
  • Wed Nov 15 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Elena Panova
  • Mon Nov 20 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Elena Panova
  • Tue Nov 21 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Elena Panova
  • Wed Nov 22 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Elena Panova
  • Wed Nov 22 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Elena Panova