Aerial Anatomy – Raleigh NC – Durham School for Ballet and Performing Arts

Posted on March 29, 2019

Creating a Training Plan: Preventing Injury and Speeding Recovery

12:30p -2:00p

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Create plans to avoid injury and achieve your goals. By understanding the science behind training programs you won’t fall victim to injuries the week of the show or feeling like you are going to pass out when you run your act. This class explores what the body needs to become a strong, flexible, and a dynamic aerialist.
Learn how to recognize the difference between muscle soreness and genuine injury. Learn how to respond to each and how to return to training when you have been away. Learn to recognize the signs of concussion and when to seek help.


Shoulder Anatomy of the Aerial Artist

2:30p – 4:30p

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The shoulders are the most mobile joint in our bodies and our greatest aerial tools, but also the part of the body that is most at risk among aerialists. Expand your knowledge about how the shoulder works to create a stabile support for hanging and a base for pull ups, while allowing the motion needed for dynamic movements and skin the cats
Learn how the spine, scapula, and arm move together to bring the arm up overhead, across the body for a meathook, or behind the body for a skin the cat or a lever. Recognize the best patterns for shoulder health and safety and the small differences that can make the difference in your student’s safety and their ability to achieve their goals.
Understanding shoulder mechanics is the most important thing you can do to help your students. With precise instruction they will be able to unlock skills that were seemingly out of reach


Aerial Inversions and Anatomy of the Hips and Core
The Hips Don’t Lie: Controlling the Core in Aerial Arts

6:30p -9:30p

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When you’re suspended in the air, the only thing you can count on is your core. This class explores the point where all of our aerial movement begins, and helps you understand the biomechanics and sequence of your trunk muscles and hip joints.
This class will help you build functional strength and flexibility, deepen your splits and straddles, invert with more ease and grace, and prevent common hip injuries and back pain

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