Flexibility for Every-Body


This class is taught by:

Veronica Blair

Veronica is a professional circus performer with over 15 years of performing and teaching experience. She is currently Head of Soft Aerial Apparatus at Circus Center in San Francisco, as well as Head Coach of the San Francisco Youth Circus. With an emphasis on foundational excellence, Veronica helps students develop proficiency and confidence that allows students to develop their own unique aerial style.

An aerialist of elegance and true excellence, Veronica Blair has studied with some of the most celebrated and prominent artists in her field, including trapeze great LaNorma Fox, Ringling Bros. first African-American Aerialist Pa-Mela Hernandez, and the renowned “God Father of the Tissu” Gérard Fasoli of Centre national des arts du cirque / Cnac.

Veronica started her acrobatic career at the age of 14 with Make*A*Circus, a community based circus. In addition she trained Chinese Acrobatics under Master Lu Yi with the San Francisco Youth Circus. Her first professional performance was at the age of 17, making her one of the youngest professional African-American trapeze artists in the U.S. Shortly after, Veronica was personally selected by Cedric Walker, the founder of the Universoul Circus, as a single trapeze artist. Under Mr. Walker’s supervision, Veronica rapidly developed as an aerialist, and was the show's resident aerialist for 5+ years.

Veronica has since performed with several other renowned groups and productions around the globe such as AntiGravity, Universal Studios Japan and Warner Bros. Music. She has been a part of Germany’s most successful circus show, “AFRIKA! AFRIKA!” Veronica also was the lead aerialist in KAMAU’s “BooDha” music video with over 100k views.

Christine Lee

Christine Lee has more than eight years of experience with flying trapeze and aerial acrobatics. She trained at Trapeze School of New York and worked at Club Med Turks and Caicos as a trapeze instructor and aerial performer for two years. Christine has been teaching at Circus Center and performing in San Francisco for four years.Christine created www.thecircuscafe.com, an online community for trapeze flyers and aerial artists to share and communicate. She also manages www.charitycircus.com, a blog on how circus gives back to the greater community.

This class focuses on stretching exercises, concentrating on the hips and lower back, to reduce pain and increase range of motion. It’s perfect for people who sit during the day and want to stretch out their lower bodies. All body types and flexibility levels are encouraged to join.


No Prerequisites.

 
 
 

Upcoming classes:

  • Thu Aug 16 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm with Veronica Blair
  • Sun Aug 19 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm with Christine Lee
  • Wed Aug 22 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm with Keri Forster
  • Thu Aug 23 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm with Veronica Blair
  • Sun Aug 26 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm with Christine Lee
  • Wed Aug 29 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm with Keri Forster
  • Thu Aug 30 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm with Veronica Blair
  • Sun Sep 02 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm with Christine Lee
  • Tue Sep 04 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm with Keri Forster
  • Wed Sep 05 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm with Keri Forster
  • Thu Sep 06 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm with Veronica Blair
  • Fri Sep 07 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm with Keri Forster
  • Sun Sep 09 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm with Christine Lee
  • Tue Sep 11 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm with Keri Forster
  • Wed Sep 12 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm with Keri Forster
  • Thu Sep 13 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm with Veronica Blair
  • Fri Sep 14 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm with Keri Forster
  • Sun Sep 16 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm with Christine Lee
  • Tue Sep 18 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm with Keri Forster
  • Wed Sep 19 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm with Keri Forster