Single-Point 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.

Single-point trapeze uses a mixture of static trapeze and aerial hoop techniques. It requires upper body strength and flexibility. Tricks include knees, toes, and heels hangs, and are performed in a dynamic manner, with the trapeze in constant motion.

 

Prerequisite: Instructor approval

 

Recommended complementary classes: Aerial Conditioning, Stretching, Physical Limitation Elimination, Flexibility for Every-Body.

 

 


Upcoming classes:

  • Mon Feb 20 11:30 am - 1:00 pm with Elena Panova
  • Thu Feb 23 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Elena Panova
  • Mon Feb 27 11:30 am - 1:00 pm with Elena Panova
  • Thu Mar 02 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Elena Panova
  • Mon Mar 06 11:30 am - 1:00 pm with Elena Panova
  • Thu Mar 09 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Elena Panova
  • Mon Mar 13 11:30 am - 1:00 pm with Elena Panova
  • Thu Mar 16 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Elena Panova
  • Mon Mar 20 11:30 am - 1:00 pm with Elena Panova
  • Thu Mar 23 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm with Elena Panova