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.

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.

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:

  • Thu Aug 16 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Elena Panova
  • Mon Aug 20 11:30 am - 1:00 pm with Elena Panova
  • Thu Aug 23 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Elena Panova
  • Mon Aug 27 11:30 am - 1:00 pm with Elena Panova
  • Thu Aug 30 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Elena Panova
  • Mon Sep 10 11:30 am - 1:00 pm with Amy Olson
  • Mon Sep 17 11:30 am - 1:00 pm with Amy Olson
  • Mon Sep 24 11:30 am - 1:00 pm with Amy Olson
  • Mon Oct 01 11:30 am - 1:00 pm with Elena Panova
  • Thu Oct 04 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Elena Panova
  • Mon Oct 08 11:30 am - 1:00 pm with Elena Panova
  • Thu Oct 11 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Elena Panova
  • Mon Oct 15 11:30 am - 1:00 pm with Elena Panova
  • Thu Oct 18 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Elena Panova
  • Mon Oct 22 11:30 am - 1:00 pm with Elena Panova
  • Thu Oct 25 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Elena Panova