Join our Aerial Sling classes

August 8, 2019By Tara CovellClasses, Our Services

If you’re wanting to tie yourself up in knots and to learn to fly, then you’ve come to the right place.  What is aerial sling? Aerial sling or aerial hammock is a long piece of fabric suspended from the ceiling from which you can perform a variety of shapes, wraps, rolls and drops. Traditionally used … Read More

Meet our instructors – Maisie Kingstead

July 23, 2019By Tara CovellHelpful infomation

Welcome to the ‘Meet our instructors’ series – every month we’ll introduce you to each of our instructors so you can get to know them a little better (if you haven’t already). This month, we’re talking to Maisie who regularly teaches the beginners and improvers aerial hoop classes at the studio. We’ll be finding out … Read More

Leeds Wellbeing Week

May 12, 2019By LornaTeaming Up In Leeds

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

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

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

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

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

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 life … Read More

Work Experience Success!!

December 13, 2016By LornaGood News

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