Aerial Dance

I am excited to announce that North End Studio B, 294 N Winooski Ave, Burlington VT is home to World Tree Aerial Dance!  The studio is warm and inviting with a lovely, smooth floor and our new aerial rigs.  My aerial dance teaching style is very unique, drawing heavily on contemporary dance, improvisation, and somatic practices.  Fly, hang, spin, climb, and explore three-dimensional patterns in the body and space.  This practice builds strength, creativity, and confidence in a safe and supportive environment!  Weekly classes, Monthly Workshops, and Private Lessons are all offered to help aerial dance fit into your schedule.  Birthday parties and private group events are available upon request!



Adult Aerial Dance, January-February 2019

Aerial Technique Levels 1 and 2, Tuesdays 6-7:30 January 8-February 12 (6-week Session)
120.00

Students will continue to build aerial basics including climbing, inverting in the air, foot locks in the air, and hip key, then take their basics to new heights.  Students will learn more complex sequences and techniques including drops and slides.  Improvisational scores become more nuanced and specific. 

Must have taken intro series or previous session.  Contact ndagesse@gmail.com if you are a new student!

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Level 2 Aerial Techniques, Adults. Thursdays 6-7:30 January 10 - February 14th (6-week Session)
120.00

* Students should be comfortable with footlocks in the air, inverting in the air, and hip keys, please contact Nicole if you’re unsure if this level is right for you!

Students will learn more complex sequences and techniques, including longer phrase-work with more nuance and detail.  We’ll pay special attention to conditioning (including at-home workouts) to help us continue to advance. Taught by Natalie Cronin

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Aerial Technique Level 1 Adults, Thursdays 7:30-9 January 10th-February 14th (6-week Session)
120.00

Students will continue to build aerial basics including climbing, inverting in the air, foot locks in the air, and hip key, then take their basics to new heights.  Students will build creative sequences and experiment with improvisation. 

Must have taken intro series or previous session.  Contact ndagesse@gmail.com if you are a new student!

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Aerial Dance Foundations, Sundays 6-7:30 January 13th - February 17th (6-week session)
120.00

Sundays January 13th - February 17th, 6-7:30pm at North End Studios, Burlington VT

This class is beginners and more experienced aerialists who would like to focus on the building blocks of aerial technique.  We'll learn/review basic climbs, footlocks, and inversions in creative sequences.  Teens/Adults.

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Kids/Teen Aerial Dance, January-February 2019 


Kids Aerial Level 1 (Ages 8-13), Tuesdays 3:15-4:30 January 8-February 12 (6-week session)
90.00

In this beginner aerial class we will work on climbing, inversions, footlocks, and knot sequences.  Improvisational scores encourage creativity and innovation with the apparatus.  No experience needed!

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Kids Aerial Level 2 (Ages 7-11), Tuesdays 4:30-5:45 January 8-February 12 (6 week session)
90.00

Continuing aerial students ages 7-11 will build on aerial basics learning new climbs, more complex sequences, and beginner drops.  Improvisational scores increase in complexity and encourage creativity and innovation.  Students must be able to climb without a spot, invert, and feel comfortable in dancer’s and figure-8 footlocks.

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Kids Aerial Level 2, Thursdays 3-4, January 10-February 14 (6-week Session)
90.00

Students who have a solid grasp of aerial basics including climbing, inverting in the air, footlocks in the air, and hipkey take their basics to new heights.  Students will learn more complex sequences and techniques including drops and slides.  Improvisational scores become more nuanced and specific. Ages 8-12.

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Aerial Choreography and Improvisation Level 2, Thursdays 4:00-5:00, January 10-February 14 (6-week Session)
60.00

Level 2 students create compositional studies, improvisational scores, and learn group choreography utilizing technical skills and creative dance. Students may have performance opportunities through out the year. *Students must be enrolled in a Level 2 technique class.

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Teen Aerial Level 2, Thursdays 5:00-6:00, January 10th - February 14th (6-week Session)
90.00

Students age 11-16 continue to develop more complex sequences and techniques, working on strength, endurance, and artistry.  Improvisational scores become more nuanced and specific.

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See our article in KidsVT!  

Thank you Janet Franz for sharing your perspective on our Aerial classes, and thank you matthew Thorsen for the great photos!

Aerial Dancing through the years...

See Private Lessons page for information about aerial private and small group lessons!

 

 

 
Photo by Shaena Mallett

Photo by Shaena Mallett