Vertical aerial dance for adults

Upcoming workshop November 9-11, 2018!

Vertical Dance and Harness Dance – Look-Up technique

Vertical dance is a fun and exhilarating circus art form that uses a harness to perform acrobatics moves on a wall or in the center of the room. In this class you’ll be lead to learn the various Look-Up* techniques.

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*Beginner level: Some acrobatic, aerial, gymnastics or dance experience is recommended
**Level 2: Minimum of 8 hours of vertical dance classes/practice

Look-Up is a company founded by Vincent Polinquin-Sims which specializing in the type of aerial arts in which the participant will perform acrobatic movements and dance wearing a harness on the aerial lines which are attached to the ceiling. These types include traditional vertical dance where the participant has their feet on the wall, hanger harness, bungee dance and harness-dance work on the ground. The course is designed for people with some experience or skills in either dance, theater, acrobatics,aerial arts, other circus arts or other similar fitness activities.

Short lines makes it harder to crisscross ! #verticaldance #aerialarts

Posted by Look-Up on Thursday, September 20, 2018

During the training, the participant will be able to

– develop their strength to be practice these arts aesthetically
– develop a sense of spatial orientation
– learn basic safety of dancing in a harness
– learn vertical dance technique
– develop his or her own personality as an aerial dancer and participate in the creation of new choreographies

Dress code : Wear athletic clothing that is stretchy but fitted so you can move freely and go upside down. Pants, leggings or shorts with minimum mid-thigh length (were the harness arrives on the leg). Absolutely no zippers, buttons, eyelets, plastic or metal of any kind on clothing. Barefoot is ideal.

Bring a water bottle, the tap water is good to drink.

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