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.



Amy Olson instructs the following:
  • Tissu 1
  • Students learn different ways to climb the silk and get stronger. They learn basic moves such as locks, holds, and drops.

     

    Prerequisite: Instructor Approval

     

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




  • Intro to Mixed Aerials: Level 1
  • Specially created for new students, Intro to Mixed Aerials: Level 1 introduces participants to the basics of Aerial performance. This 90-minute class combines strength and technique training on Static Trapeze, Rope, and Tissu to develop the fundamentals of movement on Aerial apparatus. People of any age and fitness level can start Intro to Mixed Aerials: Level 1 at any time. Session enrollment is encouraged.

    No Prerequisites.

     


  • Aerial Conditioning: Level 1
  • 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.

     

     


  • Hoop 1
  • Classes focus on building upper body strength, developing flexibility, and basic static figures.

     

    Prerequisite: Instructor Approval

     

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