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Strength & Motion on the Lyra: Level II Workshop

September 5, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm


with Heather Booth

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Your gazelle is gorgeous, your mermaid is mesmerizing, your straddles are divine. Now what? Feeling like you want to kick it to the next level in the lyra? Join us for this power packed workshop and learn how to harness your strength and movement techniques on the lyra. Half of the workshop will focus on dynamic moves like windmills, hip circles, releases, and drops, while the other half will focus on power moves like meathook/meathook variations, shoulder stands, and the use of the hand/foot loop.

lyra performHeather 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.


September 5, 2015
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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