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Dance Trapeze Workshop: Exploring Space & Movement

May 17, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


with Heather Booth

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Dance trapeze has so many possibilities! Hang it high but within your reach and you have so much movement potential under the bar; here you can combine traditional circus moves with a contemporary style. Hang it hip height and your movement on and off the bar becomes completely different. And of course, we can’t forget the lines of the trapeze, a place for constant rediscovery of movement. Join us for this workshop and work with movement below, on, and above trapeze bars set at different heights.

Students with prior aerial experience will benefit more from the workshop.

trapeze heather BoothHeather Booth first learned the art of trapeze and aerial dance in 1997 in New Orleans, and she’s had a hard time walking on the ground ever since! Heather owns Miraas Aerial, a Denver-based aerial studio, where she spent four years as Creative Director and Lead Instructor, teaching aerial silk/fabric, static trapeze, lyra, and aerial yoga to adults and children. In addition to teaching aerial in the studio,

Heather has spent years traveling and teaching culture and human rights as a university professor. An advocate of ‘social circus’, Heather has worked as an aerial trainer in Israel, Palestine, and Thailand, teaching trust and peace through circus skills. Heather’s aerial trainers have included: Julio Batista de Souza of Cirque du Soleil’s “Ka”, Alexandra Walker of the Slavic Sisters; Carrie Heller of the Circus Arts Institute; Shayna Swanson of Aloft, Lisa Natoli of Lisa’s Bright Ideas, and Josh McGirk of Aeriality, where she received Aerial Yoga teacher training. Read more about Heather at miraasaerials.com


May 17, 2015
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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