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Silks - De-mystifying Dive Rolls w/ Dara Minkin

$100Purchase required to enroll

April 17-19: Friday, Saturday & Sunday 1-2:30P

Approaching falling forward, passive vs. active dives, trajectory, theory and wraps. A look at types of dives: dive roll drip method ‘Around the World,’ spine extended dive roll, pike/layout dives, sideways dives, and striking. Wraps and sequencing including dives. Depending on interest and experience, we can cover your dream dives: turn around, doubles, catches, infinities, direction change stars. We will dissect all of the body positions necessary to be in control of rotation.

Intermediate: students must be comfortable with a 360° or salto drop/dive.

No low back skin showing, wear crops or long leggings.

Dara Minkin is an aerial acrobat specializing in aerial silks and rope. With a Bachelor of Arts degree in Contemporary Dance from the University of New Mexico, she has extensive training in many dance disciplines, including Stott Method Pilates, Martha Graham Technique, Gaga Technique, Ballet, and Middle Eastern Dance. She has performed for sixteen years and taught for eleven. Dara has designed a teaching method for vertical aerial arts, published in book form as Proximal; An Introduction to Aerial Theory. She has taught for Womack and Bowman, Vertical Fix, Radical Movement Factory, Agora Arts, Frequent Flyers, any many others. Dara is based in San Antonio, TX; she teaches at Aerial Horizon, and works on new projects.

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Cancellation policy A refund may be issued if enrollment is cancelled a full 14 days prior to the course start date. To cancel, please email info@aerialclt.com with your full name, workshop enrolled, and a reason for your cancellation. ***To reschedule your course enrollment due to injury or sickness, a dated doctors note will be required in order to reschedule***