Celine Masson



Celine Masson instructs the following:
  • Tissu 1
  • In this introduction to Tissu, also known as silks, ribbons, and fabric, students are introduced to different climbs and basic moves including locks, holds, and drops. Through conditioning and flexibility exercises on and off the apparatus, students build the necessary strength and stamina to move on to more advanced skills. Special attention is paid to safety and proper form so that the student has a strong foundation on which to increase technical knowledge.

     

    Prerequisite: Instructor Approval. Approval can take several days and can be obtained 3 different ways, instructions can be found here:

    http://circuscenter.org/faq#training03



  • Intro to Mixed Aerials
  • This class introduces students to the fundamentals of Aerial arts. With a strong focus on conditioning and proper form, students begin to learn foundation skills on the static trapeze, rope, and tissu. The fundamental movement vocabulary on these three apparatus will be directly applicable to hoop, sling, straps, and other aerial apparatus. Skills covered include foot key, hip key (tissu and rope), knee hang, basic beats, front balance on trapeze and more.
     
    No Prerequisites

  • Aerial Conditioning: Level 1
  • In this class students build strength through core, arm, and leg conditioning, while developing cardiovascular and muscular endurance. This 90-minute class mixes stretching and apparatus training with ground conditioning to work the entire body and tone muscles for maximum strength and control. Students will work singly and in partnership on apparatus such as static trapeze, rope, and wall racks to develop confidence in their own strength and coordination.

    No Prerequisite

     

     


  • Straps Conditioning
  • Straps Conditioning class is designed to develop strength and power utilizing fundamental positions and movements of aerial straps technique. All aerial and acrobatic students can benefit from the unique upper body conditioning techniques practiced in this class. Students also learn basic straps technique while getting an excellent full-body workout.
     
     
    Prerequisite: Instructor Approval. Approval can take several days and can be obtained 3 different ways, instructions can be found here:

    http://circuscenter.org/faq#training03