Leeds Wellbeing Week

May 12, 2019By LornaTeaming Up In Leeds No Comments

We are so excited to be teaming up with Leeds Wellbeing Week – 13-18 May 2019 Leeds Wellbeing Week is a yearly Wellbeing Festival with the goal to make wellbeing initiatives visible and accessible in Leeds. This year we are hosting two FREE events to support the Festival – A chance for those completely new to … Read More

Leeds Aerial Arts Studio – Opening Summer 2018!

May 20, 2018By LornaGood News No Comments

Your #LeedsAerialArts Studio opens this summer! City Centre location, new faces, new classes, and new opportunities! To help make this AWESOME (or if you have ever fallen on my head…) please visit our GoFundMe page to help us to get this off the ground #punintended www.gofundme.com/leedsaerialarts Full list of new classes to be revealed next week!  Are you as … Read More

Top Tips For Successful Splits!

January 4, 2018By LornaHelpful infomation No Comments

You probably didn’t even think about conquering the splits before starting aerial, but now you will know that having good overall flexibility makes SUCH a difference. There are so many gorgeous flexy moves to be mastered, lets master them in 2018! I have always been quite flexible but only on my left side, and my … Read More

Your First Aerial Class

March 28, 2017By LornaHelpful infomation No Comments

Brilliant! You have found us! But is it suitable for complete beginners? The answer is simple, YES! We all started as complete beginners and you are not expected to have any previous experience. Most importantly, you don’t need to have abs of steel or great upper body strength, you will build that along the way. … Read More

Five Stretches For Achey Aerial Arms

January 18, 2017By LornaHelpful infomation No Comments

These 5 basic exercises will help to gently stretch your arms, shoulders and chest after aerial class, and can be done as part of your cool down, or in the days after exercise if you are feeling sore! They all static stretches, they lengthen the muscles until you feel a gentle stretch in the muscle belly, and … Read More

What should I wear to my Aerial class?

January 4, 2017By LornaHelpful infomation No Comments

You’ve booked on to your first aerial class, yippee! But what to wear??   For your first class, you should wear comfortable, form-fitting clothing which covers the backs of your knees, make sure that long hair is tied back, and that all jewellery is removed. Baggy clothing can get tangled, and baggy tops have a … Read More

Work Experience Success!!

December 13, 2016By LornaGood News No Comments

In 2016 Leeds Beckett Student Rachel Harris joined the Leeds Aerial Arts team as a teaching assistant to support her dance teaching studies. Rachel became a valued and much loved member of the team, renowned for her impressive flexibility when demonstrating new moves! Here is Rachel’s account of her placement.   “As a University Dance … Read More

Sharing Evening 2016

March 31, 2016By LornaGood News No Comments

On Tuesday 29th March 2016 Leeds Aerial Arts opened the studio to family and friends for an exciting evening of performance and fundraising in support of Martin House Children’s Hospice. Dancers of all abilities performed routines on the aerial hoop and trapeze to a sold out audience raising a whopping £532.25! I am so proud … Read More