August 2016

It was a pleasure to attend the Boulder Aerial Dance Festival during the second week of August. It was super to see the showcase featuring such unique acts! One of the aerialists who performed and presented workshops was Tanya Burka. Tanya is a phenomenal aerialist and super aerial instructor. Lynn and Tanya had a wonderful
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July 2016

We offered a summer special for all of our newsletter subscribers. Our customer base is world-wide and we are happy to provide quality aerial equipment to over 100 countries. We continue to refine our products and starting in July, we have uploaded one new component of our curriculum everyday. Thanks to the skills of David,
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June 2016

Since 2003, we have enjoyed offering classes and open work-out sessions at the gym! Our program helped thousands of people learn aerial skills. We offered performing opportunities to our advanced students, produced student shows twice a year, and are proud of the aerial silks curriculum we developed, under the program direction of Tatanya Hamermesh. We
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May 2016

Over the past year we have enjoyed offering trapeze night. It has been a pleasure to watch the antics of Tony and Nicky of the Imperial Flyers develop the nuances of their duo trapeze comedy routine. Their practices brought lots of laughter to everyone! Bayard and Lynn perfected quite a few duo trapeze poses and
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April 2016

Our Japanese customer base has been growing over the past couple of years. We were happy to offer an Aerial Yoga workshop for Mr Fumimoto’s instructors in Osaka at Studio Core. With the help of Kaori, a wonderful translator, everyone understood the instruction! While in Osaka, Lynn met Akane who has two Aerial Yoga studios,
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March 2016

Lynn prepares to visit our customers in Australia and Japan. She will be visiting 10 studios and is looking forward to posting photos on Instagram and Facebook! Lynn visited our Australian customers who have been purchasing aerial silks for Circus Arts and for Aerial Yoga. It was fantastic to meet everyone! First stop was on
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February 2016

We celebrated the Bronco football team’s victory at the Super Bowl! We stress tested our fabrics and will be having an upcoming video showing what happens when the fabric is stressed to breaking point. We also celebrated the surf competition known as the Eddie in Hawaii by putting our Aerial Peacock Blue Tricot on special.
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January 2016

Best wishes to everyone for a super year ahead! We are happy to share photos from our customers located in Israel, Thailand, and in Japan. It is a pleasure to receive photos from our happy customers. Max du Soleil in Chiang Mai Thailand has opened a new studio and sent photos of his classes. We
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December 2015

It was a pleasure to visit a Parkour and Aerial studio in Baltimore. We were happy to meet our customers needs in time for the holidays! We love that our aerial fabric is in use in performances and studios all over the world and in the US. We are sharing a photo sent by Paige
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November 2015

We are happy to work with Kacey Cole a professional photographer who created new photos for the Aerial Fabric web site. Kacey photographed Bayard and Lynn in the Aerial Hammock. We appreciated Kacey’s experience as an aerialist and wish her well with her new photography business: Kacey Cole Photography.

October 2015

Lynn was honored to meet Elena Mouratidou who has been a loyal customer of AFA for many years. Elena offers Aerial Yoga Teacher Training at her Anahata Yoga Studio in Thessaloniki, Greece. It was fantastic to experience a Dharma Yoga class with Elena, and an Aerial Yoga class with Xenia. Katerina, one of Elena’s students
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September 2015

Lynn took a trip to Europe to visit studios who have purchased aerial fabric from Aerial Fabric Acrobatics recently and for many years. She visited one of our newest studios in Warsaw Poland, Oxygen Family Fitness. It was also a pleasure to meet Claudia Lederer in Munich and take one of Claudia’s Aerial Yoga classes. 
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August 2015

Our sister website, Aerial Yoga Hammocks is one year old! We have started exploring the benefits of using the Aerial Yoga Hammock for massage. Some of our customers are purchasing hammocks for their massage business. David, our massage expert tries the hammock for a more relaxing foot massage for his client. Barca, Production Manager of
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July 2015

AFA has been the main sponsor of the Aerial Acrobatic Arts Festival for 5 years. This year it was fantastic to partner with the Millibo Art Theater to produce the Circus of the Night show, and to have the help of many volunteers including Anna from Workaway who helped with the social media campaign.

June 2015

We are happy to have the addition of Trapeze Open Work-Outs on Monday nights and Thursday nights. Trapeze is super for cross-training and increasing upper body strength. It is also a lot of fun! Featured in photos, Bayard, Nicky, and Tony.

May 2015

Lynn visited NY and the Caravan Stage Company ship. Paul Kirby and Nans were gracious hosts and showed Lynn and Tatanya around the ship that serves as a stage for their shows. The performances include aerial acrobatics and political satire. Aerial Fabric is now supplying fabric to a couple of new countries: Poland and Zimbabwae.
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April 2015

In the bright spring sun, we tested the tricot, tricot with stretch, and interlock colors to see which ones faded in sunlight. We knew that the Turquoise Tricot with Shine would fade in just one hour of sunlight. The Jade color faded in two hours of sunlight. We found that all the other colors in
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March 2015

AFA was happy to again offer workshops with aerialist Lisa Natoli. Lisa presented a series of workshops focused on transitions used on aerial silks and corde de lisse. Lynn met with Holly Johnson of Aviana Yoga and learned more about her Aerial Yoga teacher training. Aviana will be presenting a new book for those wanting
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December 2014

Happy Holidays are sent to all those who made the Aerial Acrobatic Arts Festival such a success! Aerial Fabric Acrobatics has been a $20,000 level sponsor of the Festival for 4 years. The company has been proud to have helped 80 aerialists in sponsoring an event that has helped aerialists with their careers, and introduced
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October 2014

Aerial Fabric was happy to host Duo Silks workshops with Amy Nash. Amy is a circus performer who has been touring the world with different shows. She was in Denver between gigs and shared her knowledge of basic skills in Duo Aerial Silks and Aerial Hoop. Her workshop participants gained valuable transition moves and a
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September 2014

  September brought workshops presented by Carlos Salazar who performed Straps in the 2014 Aerial Acrobatic Arts Festival. Every Sunday, Carlos presented new skills on straps to Aerial Fabric Acrobatics students and other students from other studios. Everyone made progress and had lots of fun. Also in September, Rachel Gauthier was in town with the
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August 2014

Aerial Fabric Acrobatics hosted the first Workshop of the fall series with former Aerial Acrobatic Arts Festival artists, Duo Rose. Sam and Sylvia of Duo Rose were winners in the First Festival in 2011 of the Best Technical Award. They were in Denver over the Labor Day Weekend with Shanaz King. Sam and Sylvia presented
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February 2015

We finalized a new Limited Edition Tricot color: Tangerine Orange. This color is not quite the same as the popular Limited Edition Tricot of Electric Coral. It is a wonderful Orange with less pink overtones. In other news, the event Aerial Fabric underwrites, the Aerial Acrobatic Art Festival has a new poster courtesy of graphic
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July 2014

Lynn Coleman and David Mitchell visited Las Vegas and saw many friends in the Cirque du Soleil shows there. One of our judges, LJ Minz is a flyer in the trapeze act with Mystere, Ginger Griep Ruiz took us back stage of the Mystere show and we were awed by her flawless Aerial Silks act
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June 2014

We added new Limited Edition Colors and started the research and development for new styles of Aerial Yoga Hammocks. We created a sister site: Aerial Yoga Hammocks This site was created to better serve our growing base of  studios using Aerial Yoga Hammocks.

May 2014

Aerial Fabric Acrobatics is the main sponsor for the Aerial Acrobatic Arts Festival. We were thrilled to host the 4th Festival at the Rawl’s Theater on the University of Denver campus. We had artists from all across the US. One of our judges is the main silks performer with Cirque du Soleil’ s Mystere show,
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April 2014

We welcome all our orders from across the world. We no longer will be carrying our portable rigs, although they are a product we are very proud of. We set up 2 of our rigs at the Rumpus in the park with the Fantastic Hosts party. It was a super cold day, but our aerialists
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March 2014

As a sponsor of the Aerial Acrobatic Arts Festival, we have received many fantastic applications for the Festival in May. Our volunteer team is fantastic and includes many of our aerial silks teachers. We will have the Festival in May at the University of Colorado Denver Campus. Our Workshop presenters include: Chelsea O’Brian who will
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February 2014

We had our Student show, the History of Rock and Roll. It was great to see all our students’ progress. Thank you to Tatanya Hamermesh, Director of Classes for putting on such a wonderful program. Also in February we had a fun night of watching Circus Movies as a fund raiser for the Aerial Acrobatic
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January 2015

The application window opened for artists to apply to the Aerial Acrobatic Arts Festival. We also were happy to host a Workaway volunteer who volunteered to call all the aerial schools in the US. There are more and more aerial programs which is great to see. The art form of Aerial Silks has grown and
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November 2014

Our student show was well attended. Everyone did a great job! For the past several years, we have been invited to perform at the Red Ball Charity Event in Denver. Andrew Hill, exhibited his flexibility on the rope. His flair and style was appreciated by the guests of the event.  

January 2014

January was an exciting month. Tatanya Hamermesh and Lynn Coleman attended the Chicago Contemporary Circus Festival to show support, and to represent the Aerial Acrobatic Arts Festival. We met Geoff Marsh who came with his super talent to juggle and do marionette work at the Denver Aerial Acrobatic Arts Festival. Aerial Fabric Acrobatics is a
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The Importance of Conditioning

The Importance of Conditioning If you are new to aerial work, or if you have reached a plateau, then conditioning can make the difference in pushing through, or learning more to attain the next level of your aerial career. Conditioning on a daily basis will make all the difference in improving your aerial skills. Over-all,
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How to Strip the Width of Fabric

How to strip the width of your fabric: First measure the entire width of the fabric, and decide what width you would prefer. If the fabric is 108” inches wide, and you would like it to be 90” inches wide, you would subtract the desired width from the original width. In this case, you would
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How to Calculate Your Shipping Costs

Our website is geared to ship almost every product to anywhere in the world; the only exceptions being the Foam Backed Carpet and Aerial Hoops. If you are interested shipping these items and would like to know the cost, please email Lynn at All other shipping costs can be calculated to your destination by
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What is the difference between the Hammocks?

Many people also ask us to describe the difference between a Yoga hammock and an Aerial Hammock. Aerial Yoga Hammock Double Point: Double Point Yoga Hammocks are used for Aerial Yoga in studios around the world. These hammocks also called “slings” are typically assembled with between 4 to 10 yards of Tricot with Shine or Tricot
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April 2013

Our celebration of World Circus Day included aerial, fire spinning, juggling, hooping, and lots of laughter! Our Spring Student show: “We’re off to See the Wizard” will feature flying monkeys, and aerial witches, along with Dorothy, Toto, the Lion, Tinman, and Scarecrow.

March 2013

Aerial Fabric Acrobatics held workshops with Paulette’s School of Dance in Toledo, Ohio. Paulette’s wonderful students all made fantastic progress in the workshops!

January 2013

Aerial Fabric Acrobatics is once again the proud sponsor of the Aerial Acrobatic Arts Festival, now in its third year. Applications are being accepted from across the US, Canada, and international semi-professional aerialists. Thank you to all our fellow sponsors including the University of Colorado at Denver Theater Department, and our graphic artist, Suzie Shapiro.
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December 2012

Eric Pung performed Aerial Chandelier at the Red Ball charity event. Christina Schmidt, Jamey Atkinson, and Krissy Starr wowed the crowd on aerial silks at the Fantastic Host’s XXXmas party. Aerial Fabric Acrobatics with Tanya Burka Backstage at Quidam.

October 2012

Aerial Fabric provided duet aerial shows featuring Megan Stern, Liz Smith, and Tatanya Hamermesh  at the Fantastic Host’s Haunting Halloween party. We have provided aerial for the Fantastic Hosts for 10 years! Our first Fantastic Host Halloween event was in 2002.

September 2012

Our newest performer, Jamey Atkinson is also one of our newest instructors. Jamey worked with Disney on Ice. It is great to have Jamey as one of the team! He brings his show style and positive energy to all his aerial work. Photography by: Bryan Lopez

August 2012

Our Company show, Emotions: An Aerial Exploration was a success. This was our most theatrical setting and the range of expression and artistry by students and teachers received a standing ovation. We were happy to have the show at the King Center on the Auraria campus. Photography by Timothy Knott.

July 2012

AFA celebrates over 10 years of performing with the Church night club. We have appreciated the support of the Christou family. AFA will perform at Yoga Rocks the Park during the summer. We had fun July 1st! Megan, Christina, and Jamie performed. Lynn will be headed to Montreal for the Circus Festival there to see
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