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Aerial Teacher Trainings (VT) June 9-17
Posted May 13, 2018
"The course exceeded my expectations—fantastic. I feel inspired and have gained a lot of knowledge for continued development beyond the course." –S. Baltusyte, Great Britain

"Brilliant course. I learned so much and am still thriving on everything I got to take away from it. Richly educational, fabulous teaching, greatly relevant material, and incredibly welcoming and encouraging." –Anja Meinhardt, Justice in Motion, England

"You are hands down the best aerial coach I have ever had the opportunity to work with." –A. Funk, Montreal

"Your knowledge and understanding of the body is very inspiring. … My journey in this chosen field will flourish as a result of the techniques you taught." –S. Mcdonagh, Ireland

"Serenity and her Elsie are pioneers in the teaching of aerial arts, and are consummate artists and coaches." –L. Witwer, New York City

"You have opened my eyes to the many considerations that running (or even just supporting) aerial classes involves. … It is abundantly clear that the quality and content of your courses is second to none." –Natasha Mille, Scotland

Intro to Teaching Aerials
June 9–13, 2018

This 34-hour introduction to teaching skill progressions for beginning tricks on trapeze and aerial fabric also includes segments on learning styles, spotting techniques, injury prevention, posture analysis, basic rigging concepts, equipment maintenance, and class management. Note: This workshop is required for application to the Nimble Arts™ Certification Course. This workshop is designed for those interested in learning to teach children and adults at circus schools, gymnastics programs or summer camps. Led by Serenity Smith

Foundation Level Teacher Training: Fabric
June 14–15, 2018

This course will guide you though the curriculum created by Nimble Arts to provide clear and effective progressions and spotting techniques for beginner and improving aerial fabric students. We'll discuss how to work with students in special demographics such as kids and older students, techniques for introducing choreography into classes, and identifying body mechanics to trouble shoot skills and progress students to the next level. Prerequisite: Introduction to Teaching Aerials workshop. Led by Elsie Smith

Fabric Teacher Training: Intermediate One
June 16–17, 2018

Learn how to safely spot drops and teach complex sequences using elements of fabric theory with a curriculum created by Nimble Arts™. We’ll also spend time on creative choreography to help keep you and your students inspired while moving at a pace that allows their bodies to develop to the level of physicality necessary for safe fabric training. Prerequisite: Foundation Level Teacher Training: Fabric. Led by Elsie Smith
New England Center for Circus Arts
Brattleboro, VT

NECCA has travel info on their website too if you are looking to come from afar:
Enroll here
Serentiy Smith Forchion
(802) 318-2639
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Note from the CircusNYC Editors: Posted as received.