Rope is the purest, simplest piece of equipment in circus arts. But don't let its simplicity fool you – when you take on Rope you enter a whole new world of challenges and rewards. You'll learn to twist and turn your body around the swinging rope as you defy gravity in a seamless sequence of shapes and movement.
If you train to be a Rope performer, you can travel anywhere with your act – performing at cabarets, festivals and shows with your highly portable equipment.
Before trying Rope, we strongly recommend that all Beginners and newcomers have some basic aerial experience in Static Trapeze, Hoop or Silks. These make a great foundation and will aid you in learning this challenging skill.
*Please arrive 15 mins prior to the start of class for warm-up and stretching.
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