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Aerial Guidelines

We get calls everyday from studios and excited people who want to take their adventure to a new level with aerial yoga, aerial dance, and Circus Arts. Here are a few tips we offer to those who are beginning aerial yoga or to those who have been doing aerial dance or circus arts for many…Read More

Why Use Swivels?

We sometimes learn that aerialists do not use swivels as a way to save money on hardware costs. We ask: Why risk your safety? Swivels will keep your Aerial Hammock or Aerial Silks from twisting which makes it hard to separate. Swivels also reduce the lateral stress on your attachment point. This is essential! It…Read More

Aerial Fabric and Slack Drops in Aerial Dance

We know aerial dancing is fun and that slack drops on aerial silks are particularly fun to do. Here are a few cautions: First, make sure you have wrapped for the drop correctly. Make sure you have enough room between you and the floor and you did not pull out more fabric for the drop…Read More

Why is Aerial Silk Sometimes Slippery?

Which fabric is the least slippery? All aerial fabric, Tricot, Interlock, Tricot with bounce, and matte Tricot can be slippery based on the amount of humidity in the air, the amount of moisture on your hands and feet, the type of clothing you are wearing, and the air temperature. We recommend that you try using…Read More

How much Aerial Silk do you need?

To calculate how much fabric you need for aerial dancing or acrobatics, first measure your ceiling height, or the height you will be hanging the fabric. If you think you will eventually use a higher space, then calculate for that height. Multiply this number by 2. If you are using feet as your unit of…Read More

How to measure for your Aerial Hoop

When you are ready to order your own aerial hoop, you want to purchase the correct size. Here is one suggested way to determine the best size: From a seated position, put your hand on your head, then make a fist. The measurement from the top of your hand to where you are seated will…Read More

How to Care for Your Aerial Silk or Aerial Fabric

We suggest washing your aerial fabric once a month. However, if you are using your fabric more than 3 times a week, you may want to wash yours more frequently. The fabric can be washed in a washing machine, top load or front load. Some people go to the expense of dry cleaning, but we…Read More

What is a Dynamic Load and Why 2,000 to 3,000 Pounds?

Since you are moving, spinning, swinging, and dropping when you are doing aerial acrobatics or aerial dance you are creating a dynamic load (one that is in motion) on the structure supporting you. Even if you weigh 100 pounds, your body when in motion weighs more depending on what you are doing. Certain drops create…Read More

What is the difference between the Hammocks?

At a quick glance: Basic Adjustable Single Point Flying Trapeze Flying Yoga Dance -Lengths: 4, 6, and 8 yards -installs at two points -great for home studio or placement at single height -adjustable by moving link on fabric -Lengths: 4 through 10 yards depending on need -installs at two points -multiple links allows easy height…Read More

How to Calculate Your Shipping Costs

We ship our products to you just about anywhere in the world. To calculate shipping costs to your destination complete the following steps: Create a “Shopping Cart” by clicking “Add to Cart” on the products you wish to purchase. Be sure to include everything that you would like shipped as the product weights and dimensions…Read More

How to Strip the Width of Fabric

First measure the entire width of the aerial 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 be stripping 18” inches off of the…Read More

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, consistent conditioning will pay…Read More

Attaching Aerial Yoga Hammocks To Caribiners or Pear Links Versus Multiple Links or Runners

We assemble our Aerial Yoga Hammocks by “choking” the multiple link or runner directly around the fabric of the hammock. This requires no special knot tying, and it does not create a friction burn, and it reduces the amount of hardware. It is easy to assemble and easy to change the height of your Aerial…Read More

Bungee Dance: Explanations and Recommendations

As with so many aerial innovations, Cirque du Soleil pioneered Bungee Dance. In their show, “Saltambanco,” four acrobatics captured the imagination and excitement of the audience doing bungee trapeze throughout the high arena space. We got started with Bungee in 2001 with our halftime performances at Denver’s Pepsi Center for the opening game of Denver’s…Read More

Will fabric color be affected by direct sunlight?

The answer: Yes, Turquoise and Jade Tricot with Shine Fade in sunlight. We did a sun-fading test in the bright Colorado sunshine and found that the tricot with bounce and Interlock aerial fabric did not fade. However, Turquoise and Jade Tricot with Shine DID FADE. We timed our test and checked all aerial fabric after…Read More

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