Aerial Dance & Acrobatics: Everything you need to know

What is Aerial Dance & Acrobatics?

Aerial Dance & Acrobatics is an alternative form of exercise that combines impressive acts with muscle strength. t is ideal for those who wish to workout outside the limited options of a gym and depending on the level or the result someone desires, they can choose between different kinds of Aerial Dance & Acrobatics.

Which are the benefits of Aerial Dance & Acrobatics?

Aerial Dance & Acrobatics combines muscle strength, flexibility and endurance with extraordinary results, since it is conducted in the air. It differs from conventional sports and it offers serenity and relief. Aerial Dance & Acrobatics mainly strengthens the core, but it also improves our grip and dorsal muscle strength and shoulder area flexibility. Last but not least, some of our leg muscles that are usually neglected in a conventional workout, such as hip muscles, abductors and adductors, are activated in such a manner that any lumbar, knee or calf pain, is relieved.

Is this workout suitable for me?

Any of us can join an Aerial Dance & Acrobatics session, since there are beginners classes in many studios/gyms that someone can easily start from the basics and learn how to get familiar with the fabric, but mainly with the height. However, previous experience with yoga, gymnastics, ballet or any type of workout that offers flexibility and strong core is considered an advantage.

A few words from the Expert…

“As far as Aerial Dance & Acrobatics is concerned, what excites everyone the most is the beautiful, harmonic flow that is created by the combination of various exercises (combos and tricks). The advantages of Aerial Dance, apart from being an intensive workout, is confidence cultivation, imagination and focus enhancement, inner expression and, as a result, freedom in movement, an attribute that is usually blocked in most of us”.

The advantages of Aerial Dance, apart from being an intensive workout, is confidence cultivation, imagination and focus enhancement, inner expression and, as a result, freedom in movement.

Eva Spyrou

Meet our Ambassador

Eva Spyrou, starting from her studies in social work (social worker), soon continued on with her education in the field of yoga and inner philosophy, taught by Giannis Andrianatos (rhetoric circle), attending yoga, meditation and rhetoric classes. As a restless spirit and with a constant drive to obtain deep knowledge, she moved to the next chapter with Anna Zorzou and her educational program, Yogaworks.

She received training in Thai Yoga Massage and Αyurvedic mollification at the Academy of Ancient Greek and Traditional Chinese Medicine. She continued on with her studies in programs such as Aerial Kids, Aerial Yoga Beginner and Aerial Yoga Advanced, while at the same time she continues her active participation in other forms of aerial arts, like Pole Dance and Aerial Hoop. Last but not least, she has attended educational programs in Gymnastics Training and Handstand with Argiro Kanellopoulou.

The official presentation of her work on Yoga and Partner Yoga Acrobatics, in collaboration with her team, took place at the International Martial Arts Festival, which was part of the 18th Worldwide Martial Arts Conference, conducted at the Olympic Stadium of Galatsi and under the aegis of the Hellenic Ministry of Tourism.

Today, she is an active tutor and seminar rapporteur, focusing on Yoga and Aerial Dance (Hammock Sling).

She teaches at her own space, Vertical Arts, as well as at Aerial Fusion in Maroussi and at the Olympic Flame of Aharnes.

As she mentions herself, concerning the art of Aerial Dance:

“Major part of our inner dynamic, can be expressed and cured through Aerial Dance and movement. It is as if we connect various parts of a puzzle, in order to compose our own self. A composition that leads to the creation of art”.

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