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Nimble Arts: Intro to Teaching Aerials
Jun 11, 2017 @ 9:00 am - Jun 15, 2017 @ 4:00 pm UTC-4
This 34-hour introduction to teaching skill progressions for beginning tricks on trapeze and aerial fabric also includes segments on learning styles, spotting techniques, injury prevention, basic rigging concepts, equipment maintenance, and class management skills. Open to anyone age 16+ who is interested in learning to teach children and adults at summer camps, schools, gymnastics programs, or circus schools. Basic experience in aerial fabric required (see workshop registration page for more specifics).
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORS:
Jamie Hodgson is NECCA’s Intensive Training Program Director and is known as a leader in the intricacies of vertical theory and the nuances of complex aerial fabric elements. She travels extensively to coach aerialists and to train aerial teachers.
In addition to being one of the co-founders of NECCA, Serenity Smith Forchion has performed, taught, and choreographed worldwide for Cirque du Soleil and many others. She and her twin sister, NECCA co-founder Elsie Smith, have developed a unique curriculum and teaching methodology for aerial circus arts. They continue to teach and perform through their company Nimble Arts™.