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Aerial Yoga

Flow in Mid-Air.

Aerial yoga uses a silk hammock to allow students to perform postures that they may not be able to attempt on the yoga mat. 

Anyone can practice aerial yoga

Aerial yoga is beneficial for students who spend a long time sitting, or who have back pain. It has particular benefits for strengthening and stretching the whole body, decompressing the spine, improving circulation, boosting digestion and lifting one’s mood. Aerial strengthens the core, arms, and lower body.

We offer the following aerial yoga classes

Aerial Foundations

Level 0
A 45-minute introductory course where we will talk about the aerial hammock, answer any questions students may have, and try a few beginners postures focusing on proper alignment. This class is not required before taking Aerial Yoga (Level 1), it is for those who may be a little nervous or want to learn more. This will be a very interactive class; students will never be required to try anything they don’t feel comfortable with.

Aerial Yoga

Level 1A

Aerial Yoga is a combination of traditional yoga poses done on the floor and postures practiced using a silk hammock. It helps to deepen postures and range of motion. This class is an all levels class and is great for beginners. Class will start with a warm up from head to toe, making sure you feel safe and confident. This class will consist of instructions on how to use your silk safely and trust yourself. Class will include aerial yoga flows, individual poses, inversions and suspensions.

Restorative Aerial Yoga

Level 1B

A gentle class that blends supportive restorative postures with a low hanging aerial hammock. These long-hold restorative postures release tension and encourage the body to sink into a deeper sense of relaxation and stillness. This class is perfect for all levels of experience, and stages of flexibility.

Aerial Flow

Level 2

This class is a step up from the traditional “Aerial Yoga” class. We will work on going deeper into the postures we learned in Level 1, increasing flexibility, strength, and trust. The yoga flows will be longer, working to build mobility and strength within the silk.

Aerial Skill

Level 3

Level: Intermediate to Advanced. This class focuses on strength and conditioning to tackle more advanced tricks. More complex strength poses will be introduced. These poses will require core and arm strength, therefore you must take at least 5 lower-level aerial classes beforehand.

Frequently Asked Questions

There is no wrong question to ask.

 Below you’ll find a list of frequently asked questions for aerial yoga at Light on Yoga Fitness.

Yes!! Anyone may try out Aerial Yoga. Our aerial silks are strong and securely fastened to the ceiling of our studio.  They are rated to hold up to 1,000 pounds.

Not unless you want to! Light on Yoga Fitness has yoga mats and props students can borrow that are thoroughly cleaned after each class.  Many of our students who own their own yoga mats bring their mats to practice with as well! 

Please arrive 5-10 minutes before your class is scheduled to begin. This gives ample time to meet your instructor, settle in, and answer any additional questions you might have.

No, we do not accept late entry.

For student and staff safety, the door gets locked at the beginning of every class. So please be aware of this policy and plan accordingly.

Any student who does not show up and/or cancel will be charged a $10 cancellation fee. Student’s have up until 4 hours prior to class time to cancel through the app. If they miss the cancellation window, they are to call or email us. The charge is non-refundable.

Please feel free to share any conditions or past injuries with your instructor before class starts. Always, always, always honor your own body when you practice. Students should never feel in any sharp, shooting or pinching pains while practicing yoga. 

Feel free to wear any sort of activewear that you feel comfortable in. For Aerial Yoga, we typically recommend pants to be worn and no hand jewelry is allowed to protect our silks from accidental rips or tears.

Students must be 13 years or older to attend class.

We like to think of our studio as a special place. We ask all cell phones be silenced when brought into the studio and stored with your belongings in the cubbies provided.

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