Aerial Conditioning: Level 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.

Intended for new students, Aerial Conditioning: Level 1 is an endurance and strength-building class that targets core, arm, and leg strength, while developing cardiovascular and muscular endurance. This 90-minute class mixes ground conditioning with stretching and apparatus training to work the entire body, build up a sweat, and tone muscles for maximum strength and control. Students will work singly and in partnership on apparatus such as Static Trapeze, Rope, and Wall Rack to develop confidence in their own strength and coordination. Aerial Conditioning: Level 1 is a drop-in class, which can be started at any time by people of any age and fitness level.

 

No Prerequisites.

 

 


Upcoming classes:

  • Fri Aug 17 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Miriam Telles
  • Sat Aug 18 11:30 am - 1:00 pm with Ashe Giovanni
  • Sun Aug 19 11:30 am - 1:00 pm with Celine Masson
  • Tue Aug 21 11:30 am - 1:00 pm with Elena Panova
  • Tue Aug 21 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Ashe Giovanni
  • Wed Aug 22 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Ashe Giovanni
  • Fri Aug 24 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Miriam Telles
  • Sat Aug 25 11:30 am - 1:00 pm with Ashe Giovanni
  • Sun Aug 26 11:30 am - 1:00 pm with Celine Masson
  • Tue Aug 28 11:30 am - 1:00 pm with Elena Panova
  • Tue Aug 28 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Ashe Giovanni
  • Wed Aug 29 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Ashe Giovanni
  • Fri Aug 31 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Miriam Telles
  • Sat Sep 01 11:30 am - 1:00 pm with Ashe Giovanni
  • Sun Sep 02 11:30 am - 1:00 pm with Celine Masson
  • Tue Sep 04 11:30 am - 1:00 pm with TBA TBA
  • Tue Sep 04 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm with Amy Olson
  • Wed Sep 05 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Ashe Giovanni
  • Fri Sep 07 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Miriam Telles
  • Sat Sep 08 11:30 am - 1:00 pm with Ashe Giovanni