Lyra and Flexibility Workshops on 3/19/11 in New Bedford

Circus Workshops with Marci Diamond at Overhead Arts, New Bedford, MA
Saturday, March 19, 2011 Contact overheadarts@yahoo.com or (508) 990-0548 to pre-register.  Visit overheadarts.net for more info.

Introduction to Lyra/Aerial Hoop
11 am – 1 pm, $45, limited to 4 – 6 students

Lyra is a beautiful art form that is increasingly popular in music videos, circuses, and dance shows. There is something truly special about working in this “circle in the sky,” and participants will have a chance to explore and enjoy the many movement and style options provided by this versatile apparatus. Conditioning as well as basic skills, variations and transitions specific to the lyra will be covered.

Introduction to Contortion: Developing Extreme Flexibility
1:30-3:30 pm, $45, limited to 4 – 8 students

Solo and partner stretching, conditioning, poses and combinations that can provide improved static and active flexibility, stability, lengthening, well-being, focus, and fun for contortion/acro/aerials and life. Self-care and safety for extreme flexibility (warm up, cool down, nutrition, skill progression, etc. ) will be addressed.

Ages 15-adult are welcome (parent/guardian permission and instructor approval required for minors).

Don’t miss out, register early, and receive a $5 discount on total payment if taking both workshops!Pre-registration is required and will close on March 16 or when workshop limit is reached. Contact overheadarts@yahoo.com or (508) 990 – 0548 to reserve your space

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