Commonwealth Circus Center

Nimble Arts Training: Foundations of Aerial Silks

Foundation Level Teacher Training: Aerial Fabric/Silks
Instructor: Serenity Forchion

This course will guide you though the curriculum created by Nimble Arts™ to provide clear and effective progressions and spotting techniques for beginner aerial fabric students. Working with skills that can be executed close to the ground focus is on body awareness, fabric placement, spotting techniques and meeting the conditioning needs of novice and beginner students.

-Gain a broader knowledge of fabric skills accessible to beginners with a focus on those that prepare the body for deeper physical learning.
-Learn how to execute skills to give visual instruction.
-Learn how to give clear verbal instruction
-Learn how to spot and kinesthetically guide skills for safety and improved student success.
-Learn variations and progressions to increase student success with a focus on difficult to instruct skills.
-Learn how to identify basic physical weaknesses and imbalances, and learn techniques for helping students achieve success by working around or improving these weaknesses.

PRE-REQUISITES: All students must have completed the 5-day Introduction to Teaching Aerials training. All students must be comfortable executing, without prompting, skills from Nimble Arts™ DVD: Aerial Fabric Beginning Level 2, including cross back straddle, and be comfortable inverting off the ground. If you are not sure if you are at the necessary skill level please contact Elsie at The DVD is available for purchase here:

This training is open to those ages 16+. Younger participants may enroll only with instructor permission. Email with questions.

Cancellation policy: There is a 10% administrative fee for all cancellations on or before September 23rd. If participation is cancelled after September 23rd no refund will be given.

Schedule is 8:30am-5pm daily.

October 28, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Main Location
October 29, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Main Location
Spaces Left: 10 Capacity: 12
Event Prices:
$395.00 - Event Price
$355.50 - Esh & C3 staff price
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