Circus Akimbo

Dear Diary

Although I’ve done circus for many years now, and tried a huge variety of training devices and gear, if I had to pick the most useful training tool I’ve used it wouldn’t be any of the foam rollers, mats, or even the gear itself. No, the one thing that has stayed consistent over my time doing…
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Post Class Stretching

So you’ve just done your first circus class and had a blast! But unless you’ve done a lot of similar training, chances are you woke up the next morning to discover a whole bunch of sore muscles you never knew existed. There are a few ways to take care of your body over the next…
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How can I keep up my training when the studio is closed?

It’s coming up to the end of the year, and for a lot of us aerialists that means a break in training. Studios close, lessons stop, open training can’t be found for love or money… And sometimes you plain old feel like taking a break. That’s fine, and it can be a really useful thing…
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Staying motivated with your circus training

Circus is a challenging, humbling activity. Sometimes you have good weeks, sometimes when you show up you’re just physically, mentally or emotionally not there. Everyone has those bad weeks, and while there’s unfortunately no magic cure, there are a few things you can do to make sure they don’t derail your progress. Notice contributing factors….
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