This Week Online
This Week Online
We are using these classes to support independent artists and teachers during this time as they have had all other work cancelled.
Part of the procedes also go toward keeping Aerial Edge afloat.
All classes will be available to book on our new booking system as of Tuesday 15th September
This week’s teachers and classes
Tamzen is a professional circus performer and dancer, she started her career as a gymnast competing at an International level, followed by a BA Hons degree at London Contemporary Dance School before moving into circus.
Tamzen is an amazing handbalance teacher and performer and a great all round acrobat whom we brought up to Aerial Edge many times over the years in Handbalance, acrobatics, cradle and bungee dance harness.
Circus Fitness – Monday 6pm – Includes a cardio warm up, legs and hip stability, abs and shoulders with a focus on handstands. You will need: foam roller or yoga blocks or pile of book, stretchy band or pair of stretchy tights, a nice thick scarf.
Flexibility – Monday 7:15pm – Short cardio warm up followed by a variety of stretching exercises both static and active. You will need: stretchy band or stretchy tights, a lacrosse ball or similar.
Beginners Handstand Workshop Series – Saturdays 5th September -> 10th October 1-2pm No experience required – build confidence and take the first steps towards achieving a handstand. BOOKING LINK COMING SOON
One-Arm Handstand Workshop Series – Saturdays 6th August-> 26th Septemeber 2.15-3.15pm Start working your way to the holy grail of handstands. BOOK HERE
Adilso is an Artistic Director and dancer who lives and works between his home nation Brazil and his adopted one, Scotland. His work is characterised by physical rigour.
After gaining his Physical Education degree, Adilso notched up 22 years in the international artistic field. As well as working in circus as a dancer and choreographer, he’s created his own dance solos, and developed pieces with visionary directors including Alejandro Ahmed of Grupo Cena in Brazil, Toula Limnaios from Berlin and Hooman Sharifi from Impure Company in Norway.
We are delighted to have Rebecca back with us. She is a highly skilled aerial artist, coming from a professional dance background, with over 10 years experience coaching all ages in the air and on the floor.
Rebecca has performed all over the world, in commercials, TV and arena shows. She combines acrobatic skill in the air with her natural movement fluidity.
From day one of the lockdown Rebecca has been translating what she does into an online format to support aerialists while they are away from their equipment and training spaces.
Photo Credit: Massimo Filippi
Weds 7.15pm – Active stretch & Mobility Including – small cardio warm up, then into stretch using strength exercises and movement to increase our range.
Eve Mutso is a freelance dancer & choreographer and former Principal Dancer of Scottish Ballet, Scotland’s national dance company.
In 2015 she was nominated by the Critic’s Circle for the National Dance Award for Outstanding Female Performance (Classical). She had previously been nominated for Best Female Dancer in 2005 and 2013.
Eve’s interest in aerial arts resulted in the creation of aerial solo loop, commissioned by The Fruitmarket Gallery in Edinburgh in 2018 and led to her becoming a core part of Aerial Edge’s foundation course in which she has been teaching since it began.
Photo credit: Ian Wallman
Thursday 6pm Ballet fitness will have a focus on building a ballet body for aerialists and developing the body and lines needed for performance work.
The Thursday 7:15pm Flexibility Will be a blend of hatha yoga and ballet flexibility training.