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Aerial Arts Workshops

Join us and Vertical Art Dance for an adventure in the aerial arts!

Aerial arts is a powerful, emotional art form communicating through yoga and acrobatics on suspended silks. Our Zion series workshops offer a depth of knowledge, rigging expertise, and one-on-one experience which empower both newcomers and intermediate performers in a 2- or 3-Day intensive workshop setting.

 

3-Day Intensive $925

3 Person Minimum - Gather your friends and we will find the best date for you.

Sample Aerial Arts 3-Day Workshop Program

Day 1: Welcome package and intro to aerial yoga class

  • “What’s holding you” Introduction to rigging for aerialists part 1
  • Lunch Break (lunch provided)
  • Aerial hammock tricks and flips
  • Stretch and flexibility 

Day 2: Aerial Silks (twin tails)

  • Free time to explore Zion National Park (lunch provided)
  • Aerial Hoop
  • “Whats Holding you” Rigging for aerialists part 2
  • Dinner at Deep Creek Coffee Company

Day 3: “Whats holding you” Rigging for aerialists part 3 

  • Aerial Arts Combo Class (mixed apparatus) 
  • Lunch Break (lunch provided)
  • Open Gym and photo shoot session
  • Equipments sales 

3-Day Workshop Costs: 

$925.00/person plus 7.65% sales tax - total ($995.76)
Couples $1700.00/2 plus 7.65% sales tax - ($1830.05)

Weekend 2-Day Intensive $650 

3 Person Minimum - Gather your friends and we will find the best date for you.

Sample Aerial Arts 2-Day Workshop Program

Evening Before: Optional Aerial Yoga Class

Day 1: Welcome package and intro to aerial hammock class

  • “What’s holding you” Introduction to rigging for aerialists part 1
  •  Free time to explore Zion National Park (lunch provided)
  •  Aerial hammock tricks and flips

Day 2:    “Whats Holding you” Rigging for aerialists part 2

  • Aerial Arts Combo Class (mixed apparatus) 
  • Lunch Break (lunch provided)
  • Open Gym and photo shoot session
  • Equipments sales 

2-Day Workshop Costs: 

$650.00/person plus 7.65% sales tax - total ($699.73)
Couples $1200.00/2 plus  7.65% sales tax - ($1291.80)

Register through Zion Guru's PayPal Portal below.  A follow-up email will be sent with your registration confirmation and further event details. (4 participant minimum, 8 participant maximum)

Participants

Workshop Details:

Please plan on arriving the evening before the scheduled start date of your workshop. Our aerial arts intensive workshops include aerial yoga, hoop and dance along with rigging for aerialists classes. Situated in the heart of beautiful Springdale, Utah our classes will be held outdoors with breath taking views of Zion Canyon. Please make sure to dress accordingly and bring plenty of layers to class. Beverages and snacks will be provided along with lunches for all workshop days and dinner on the second night of your workshop. You will also have some free time to explore Zion National Park, but you may plan additional days to hike the Zion Narrows, or book an outdoor adventure with the Zion Guru!

What We Provide for each Workshop:

  • 12 hours (2-day) / 18 hours (3-day) combined aerial arts instruction (mixed apparatus) & rigging
  • Lunch on both workshop days
  • Dinner on the 2nd night of the workshop (3-day only)
  • Water and snacks during class
  • All aerial equipment, rigging, pads and mats
  • Aerial arts photo shoot (On the last day)

Workshop Fees DO NOT Include:

Prerequisites:

  • This is a beginning level aerial arts workshop suitable for all beginning and intermediate levels
  • No previous aerial arts / yoga / dance experience required, open yourself to a new endeavor of the body that’s both simple and excitingly fun!
  • Workshops are physically demanding, and you will find strength you did not know you had. Please consult your physician if you have any doubt of your ability to participate. 
  • If you deal with glaucoma or other pressure related issues, traumatic brain injury, heart disease, high or low blood pressure, pregnancy, spinal issues, epilepsy, or recent surgeries, including Botox, implants, orthopedic work of any kind, please refrain from registering.

What to Bring:

  • Refillable water bottle
  • *No jewelry, watches or rings* may be worn during class
  • What to wear to class: Wear a shirt that covers your underarms completely & comfortable, fitted workout pants that go below the knee. Our classes will be held outdoors. Please dress in layers. Temperatures may vary.
  • Yoga/stretch mat (optional)
  • Sunblock, sun glasses, warm clothes for layering
  • Camera
  • Daily temperatures during the event could be as low as 40˚F at night and as high as 85˚F during the day. Please pack accordingly. 

Your Workshop Guru

Summer Davies - Founder Vertical Art Dance / Vertical Dancer / Aerial Yoga & Dance Instructor
Summer Davies is the Founder of Vertical Art Dance™ Co., an Aerial Arts program developer & retail provider. Vertical Art Dance™ also specializes in Remote Aerial Performances which inspires its viewers. Summer has successfully completed both level 1 & level 2 aerial yoga teacher trainings in Boulder Colorado with Aircat Aerial Yoga and holds a certificate in dance she earned from IDA Hollywood Contemporary School of Dance. She also has completed 120 hrs of remote and urban rigging training.

  • Aerial arts studio owner (2014 moved from CA to UT)
  • Aerial yoga, fabric & fitness instructor/performer
  • Remote performance designer, choreographer and performer
  • Product and systems R&D for Sterling Rope Company