Saturday, July 28 2018 • 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm • Handball Court

Des Moines Social Club

Aerial Technique Intensive – Trapeze


The aerial technique intensive is geared towards advancing your technique whether you are at a beginning, intermediate or advanced level. We focus on learning new aerial tricks, refining aerial technique and learning a safe way to warm up and condition. This workshop is tailored mainly towards trapeze and aerial hoop (lyra).

Lyra (Friday) and Trapeze (Saturday) Technique classes are geared towards all different levels and work on all sorts of technique! For the beginners we will work towards stomach rolls and some small drops. The intermediate level will dive more into elbow rolls and some more advanced tricks such as drops to ankles, and swing techniques. For the advanced level we will work on catch and release tricks, knee swings, variations on other tricks from the other levels. By starting with the very basics in the beginning we will be focused on the drills to start working on the tricks in a progressive method. With a focus on safety, we will work with whatever level you are at and teach you some new and amazing skills to show off!!


Lauren Cook and Fabrizio Spiteri of Volodesto Aerials are coming to Des Moines July 27th thru the 29th, and presenting four amazing workshops you won’t want to miss!

This weekend workshop series will focus on helping you become more aware of yourself in aspects of space, time, and connection to the floor, and the connection to your apparatus. We will work on the apparatus of your choice and allow you to become fully immersed in your technique and our research and creation process. We will give you a new knowledge in analyzing your body and a choreographer’s roadmap. In addition, you will learn new tools to help you create and expand your artistic direction and technique.

We encourage you to fully immerse yourself into our weekend with Iowa Circus Arts. But it is also completely fine to take just one! We look forward to training with you.

FRIDAY, JULY 27, 6 – 8 PM:  Aerial Technique Intensive (Lyra)
SATURDAY, JULY 28, NOON – 2 PM: Aerial Technique Intensive (Trapeze)
SUNDAY, JULY 29, 1 – 3 PM: Aerial Improv
SUNDAY, JULY 29, 4 – 6 PM: Aerial Floorwork and Transitions