Did you dream of running away to the circus when you were younger?
Have you watched aerialists at corporate events, or at cirque-style shows and been mesmerized by their grace and beauty as they float and dance mid-air?
This has always seemed the realm of only those select few, born to the circus, or to a life of acrobatics and natural ability. But using a progressive approach, we will teach you moves and poses close to the ground whilst at the same time helping you get stronger and more confident. And then the sky’s the limit!
If you take a look at circus aerialists, you will find performers of all shapes and sizes. They all have the following in common: core strength, well-proportioned bodies and well-developed upper bodies.
Traditionally, acrobatic skills were kept within families and passed from parents to children. This is still true especially among family circus groups, although most acrobats are now taught by larger scale education systems. Working on a variety of aerial apparatus, the realm of circus performers is now open to anyone who shows interest.
Sky Dance Studio now offers Aerial Silks, Lyra and Trapeze classes in Roodepoort, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Sky Dance Studio classes are the following times:
Aerial silks classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 18:30 to 20:00.
Lyra classes on Tuesdays from 20:00 to 21:00.
Trapeze classes on Thursdays 20:00 - 21:00.
- On 21 September 2014, Sky Dance Studio held their first annual showcase. This matinee show was a great success with 7 students doing one or two solo performances each. There were also performances by teachers as well as guest performances, creating a wonderful variety show that included aerial silks, lyra, dance trapeze, bellydancing, poledancing and a Bollywood singer! We are unbelievably proud of our students who showed persistence and determination in preparing their routines and we can't wait for next year's show!
- Michelle will be in Ballito on the 8th and 9th November to help celebrate the opening of Sky Aerial Arts and Fitness. She will be running aerial silks and lyra workshops on Sunday. Contact Sheelagh on 084 957 8692 to book
- Sky Dance Studio carefully chooses one or two charity events per year where we feel moved to provide our entertainment for free. This year we chose to support the Pink Drive picnic on the 26th October at the Rietfontein Nature Reserve in Paulshof. This picnic was to raise funds for mammograms for those who can't afford them. We had a great time supporting this event and hope we were able to make a difference.
To see more of the amazing adventures Sky Dance Studio goes on, have a look at the albums on our Facebook page.