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Workshops

Workshops are specialized events that we run covering a specific topic in an intensive-style class, often with a visiting instructor.

Scenic Sling Sequencing w/Tyler Shaqiri $50 per classPurchase required to enroll

In this workshop we will learn poses, drops and sequences that expand on basic sling vocabulary. We will explore different ways to stack movement and transitions with twisting enterances and flow. Plan to dig into the material, mix and match choreography elements, shift your shapes and lines and use your strength and flexibility to dance in the air.

Includes on apparatus conditioning to increase strength and body awareness.

Prerequisites: Students should be able to invert and have basic apparatus fluency (straddle layback, and crochet feet)

Lost in Lyra Landscape w/Tyler Shaqiri $50 per classPurchase required to enroll

In this workshop we will learn poses, transitional, graceful, and dynamic skills that ca be strung together into an act. We will then deepen the understanding of these skills into other movement landscapes. You will be empowered to find your own style of movement, artistic expression, and sequencing within this lyra landscape.

Includes on-apparatus conditioning exercises to increase strength and body awareness.

Prerequisites: Students should be able to invert and have basic apparatus fluency (amazon, scarab, and gazelle)

Handstands for All! $45Purchase required to enroll

Handbalancing; beautiful, elusive and oooh so addictive.

In this open level hand-standing workshop Anna approaches the seemingly elusive with the achievable and sets you on the track to making your upside down dreams a reality. Learn take-
home and buddy training exercises to grow your strength, improve your line, build endurance and practice balance.

Minimum requirement: experience kicking into a handstand, either against a wall or with a spot.


Fundamentals of Deeper Safe Backbending w/Jenna Ciotta $45Purchase required to enroll

In this workshop we'll explore the differences between flexibility and mobility, and discuss ways to open, strengthen, and stabilize the shoulders, hips, and spine. Students will learn, in depth, the purpose behind the alignment cues regularly offered in traditional yoga and flexibility classes. We will discuss various methods and the tools they offer for training flexibility. This is a great workshop for the stiff student beginning their bending journey or the noodley student looking to develop better control of their flexibility.

Pre-requisites: None, though having attempted a bridge and some knowledge of your body's response to back bending is helpful.

Lyra Flow: Snaking $65Purchase required to enroll

This workshop, for intermediate+ hoop artists, will explore "snakey" hoop movement. We'll cover various rolls and unique pathways and transitions between belly and back and top and bottom bar. Much of this workshop will focus on the movements and moments in between tricks and poses. Students will be offered unique combinations to play with, as well as a few sequencing puzzles intended to develop their capacity for creating their own interesting transitions.


Pre-requisites: clean inverts from the floor to the hoop and from the bottom bar to knees hooked on the top bar. Comfortable with front balance and single knee hang.

Open Level Acro $45Purchase required to enroll

This 90 minute workshop will take fundamentals of L-basing partner acro and build into sequences. Options for trickier transitions will be offered, and depending on the class progression we may touch on some pops and whips! Whether you consider yourself a beginner, working on stability in basic shapes, or you have more experience and want to build on your skills, there's something for everyone.

Pre-reqs: Bird/front plank, throne.