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Post Brazil Holiday: The Interviews

Post Brazil Holiday: The Interviews

At the end of our three weeks of Circus Holidays in Brazil, I managed to catch up with some the participants and get their thoughts on their experiences here.

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Brazil Holiday: What we’ve been up to so far

Brazil Holiday: What we’ve been up to so far

Today is the final day of our 2017 Brazil Circus Holiday and as I write, the rest of the group are boarding their separate flights either home to the UK or onwards to experience Carnival in Rio and other new adventures. It’s been a busy three weeks and I’ve been constantly impressed by how much our group have managed to fit in during this short time here

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Brazil Circus Holiday: Week One

Brazil Circus Holiday: Week One

After a week of adventuring through sunny beaches and flying trapeze classes it seems like a good moment to pause and reflect on of our trip so far.

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Warm Up and Stretching for Aerialists and Acrobats

Warm Up and Stretching for Aerialists and Acrobats
There is a lot written and spoken about the need or benefits of warm up and stretching; what should you do, should you stretch at all, static or dynamic stretching, pre or post workout or both? This article describes some of the physiological processes involved in stretching to help you understand what happens and to give you some ideas of what you should look for if you want more in depth information.

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Turning Your Circus Passion into a Career

Turning Your Circus Passion into a Career

Interview with Aerial Edge instructor Sam McFarlane and Director Mark Gibson on Camglen Radio on turning your circus passion into a career.

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Upgrades to The Briggait- Coming Soon!

Upgrades to The Briggait- Coming Soon!

After a major funding boost, we’re looking forward to some big improvements in the backspace of the briggait, transforming it to a hub for Circus, Theatre and Dance.

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Celebrating 10 years of The Edinburgh Aerial and Acro Convention

Celebrating 10 years of The Edinburgh Aerial and Acro Convention

Every year we pack up all of our equipment for a week and head through to the University of Edinburgh gymnasiums where we host the world’s largest Aerial and Convention. Every year it gets bigger and bigger with 2016 being no exception with nearly 400 workshops on offer across the weekend!

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Aerial Edge’s Brazil Circus Holiday

Aerial Edge’s Brazil Circus Holiday

In February 2016 we travelled with a group of 6 Aerial Edge staff and students to spend 3 weeks training on the incredible Brazilian island of Florianopolis.

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Goodbye to Websters Theatre

Goodbye to Websters Theatre

After nearly a decade of using running classes in The Lansdowne Church/ Websters Theatre, we are now leaving the venue. We wish Websters all the best with their new venture!

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