Static Trapeze 1


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.

Amy Olson

Amy Olson is a performance artist, circus arts instructor and licensed massage therapist based in San Fransisco, CA. Amy strives to make a connection to her audience through her love of movement and artistic expression. She is a graduate of New England Center for Circus Art's professional performance program with a major in Tissu and minor in Single Point Trapeze. She has performed and taught Circus Arts since 2010 to adults and children. Amy's explorations in performance and healing arts provide her with a deeply felt sense that assists her students to unlock physical abilities that are wanting to be expressed. It is a continuing mission for Amy to create a legacy of excellence and inspiration through her craft.

Class focuses on beats, and building core and upper body strength. Students learn basic positions on and under the bar.

 

Prerequisite: Instructor approval

 

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

 

 


Upcoming classes:

  • Mon Aug 20 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Elena Panova
  • Wed Aug 22 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm with Elena Panova
  • Mon Aug 27 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Elena Panova
  • Wed Aug 29 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm with Elena Panova
  • Wed Sep 05 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm with Amy Olson
  • Mon Sep 10 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Miriam Telles
  • Wed Sep 12 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm with Amy Olson
  • Mon Sep 17 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Miriam Telles
  • Wed Sep 19 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm with Amy Olson
  • Mon Sep 24 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Miriam Telles
  • Wed Sep 26 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm with Amy Olson
  • Mon Oct 01 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Elena Panova
  • Wed Oct 03 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm with Elena Panova
  • Mon Oct 08 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Elena Panova
  • Wed Oct 10 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm with Elena Panova
  • Mon Oct 15 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Elena Panova
  • Wed Oct 17 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm with Elena Panova
  • Mon Oct 22 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Elena Panova
  • Wed Oct 24 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm with Elena Panova
  • Mon Oct 29 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Elena Panova