Description 

The aerial straps workshop at The CAC brings together over 20 years of coaching experience into the beautiful 30,000 square foot Sailor Circus Arena in Sarasota, Florida.

Date:
Saturday, July 24, 2021 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Cost:
$200

Coaches:
Stuart McKenzie
Guest Coach

Open to all skill levels.

If you need have questions or need assistance, please contact

Kelly Fairchild at 941.355.9335 Ext. 300 or by email at Kelly@CircusArts.org.

Throughout the workshop students can expect to not only advance their straps skills and techniques but to also learn:

Training Breakdown
Morning 10am – 1pm

  • Aerial specific warmup and injury prevention (off equipment)
  • Flexibility/line work and drills
  • Breakdown of skill positioning/basic techniques and purpose (Meat Hooks, Flags, etc)
  • Walkthrough of Aerial Fitness Bodies straps/aerial warmup (on equipment)

Lunch 1 – 3pm

Afternoon/Night 3 – 6pm

  • Flares/flags/switches (based on skill level)
  • One and two arm swing technique
  • Proper roll up drills and positioning/technique
  • Aerial Fitness Bodies conditioning
  • Q&A with coaches

Registration Information

Pre Registration & Mask Required
CLASS REQUIREMENTS:

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to start time.
Wear athletic clothing (Leggings, Fitted Shirt, Socks)
Please remove all jewelry prior to class start.
Bring a water container to fill.

WAIVERS:

The Circus Arts Conservatory requires any person entering campus to fill out our Assumption of Risk and Waiver of Liability Relating to Coronavirus/COVID-19 and General Liability Waiver. You will receive a link to this waiver with your receipt upon payment.

You must fill out these forms prior to visiting our campus. Printed versions of these forms will not be accepted.

CANCELLATION POLICY:

Participants: 10* person minimum – 30 maximum *This workshop may be cancelled if less than 10 participants sign up.
If cancellation is necessary, full refunds less a $50 processing fee may be issued until July 3, 2021. After July 3, 2021 there will be no refunds.

Coaches

Stuart McKenzie

Stuart was born in London and began gymnastics at the age of 12. He represented Great Britain in Sports Acrobatics for 10 years where his Men’s Four achieved a ranking of No. 1 in the world. Once retired from competition he joined the world renowned Cirque Du Soleil in 2008 in Montreal with the show Saltimbanco and then toured with the show Kooza for over 5 years where he performed in the teeterboard act. Stuart then transferred shows to the new touring show KURIOS where he performed the duo Aerial Straps Act. Stuart recently created a new duo Aerial Straps act for Mystere at Treasure Island in Las Vegas.

If you need have questions or need assistance, please contact

Kelly Fairchild at 941.355.9335 Ext. 300 or by email at Kelly@CircusArts.org.

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LOCATION:  Sailor Circus Arena
2075 Bahia Vista Street, Sarasota, FL 34239

• From Interstate 75- Take exit 210 heading West on Fruitville Rd/Historic Florida 780 W. Turn left (South) onto North Tuttle Avenue. Turn right (West) onto Bahia Vista Street. Our arena is located on the right with Parking available in the Sarasota High School parking lot adjacent to the east side of the building.

• From US 41/ North Tamiami Trail.- Turn onto Bahia Vista Street. Our arena is located on the left with Parking available in the Sarasota High School parking lot adjacent to the east side of the building.