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Aerial Arts - Remote Location Workshop & Photo Shoot in Zion

Join us for a fantastic adventure in the aerial arts!

Remote Location Aerial Arts Photoshoot with Vertical Art Dance!

“Vertical Art Dance embodies the importance of safety and the spirit of adventure. Removing borders and taking the art of aerial dance to some of the most remote locations around the world. We invite you to join our journey!”

Perhaps you have seen one of our remote location performance videos, we now invite you to join us! Have your photo taken in a beautiful remote location! Let our photographers capture the beauty of your art and the amazing backgrounds of Zion Nation Park and surrounding areas. We offer safe and modern remote rigging by our team of qualified and experienced professionals. 

All rigging and equipment will be supplied by Vertical Art Dance (apparatus, padding, harnesses, etc.) If you wish to bring our own apparatus it must pass inspection by our lead rigger. Available equipment includes: aerial fabric twin tails, aerial hoop, aerial hammock, flying pole and harness. 

Sample Photoshoot Schedule:

Evening before: Available evening Open Gym Aerial Session held at Zion Guru in Springdale Utah

Photoshoot Day: 

  • Morning meet and greet at Zion Guru
  • Drive and afternoon hike to location
  • Photoshoot rehearsal at location
  • Sunset aerial arts photo shoot      


Please plan on arriving the evening before your scheduled photo shoot date. Please make sure to dress accordingly and bring plenty of layers, the weather is unpredictable. The specific locations are weather permitting.   

Who should not participate in this workshop/photo shoot?

Those with:

• Glaucoma or other pressure related issues

• Traumatic brain injury

• Heart disease or heart conditions of any kind

• High or low blood pressure

• Pregnancy

• Neck or spinal injuries

• Epilepsy

• Botox injections (within 24 hours)

• Recent surgery (esp. shoulder, eyes, back, hips, hands or wrists)

*If you have heart conditions, may be pregnant, have glaucoma or have had recent surgery, or any other concerns about hanging upside down for short periods of time please contact your doctor before participating in this workshop/class!


  • You do not need to be an expert but must have some aerial arts experience to attend.
  • Submit a short video showing the poses you would like to do in your photoshoot, no poses over 12’ high will be permitted. 
  • Must be able bodied and able to hike long distances over natural terrain.

What to bring:

  • Refillable water bottle
  • *No jewelry, watches or rings* may be worn on aerial equipment
  • Costumes: Please keep the equipment and weather in mind when making your costume choices. No costumes that may harm aerial equipment will be allowed. Please dress in layers and bring plenty of sun block. Temperatures may vary.
  • Yoga/stretch mat (optional)
  • Sunblock, sun glasses, warm clothes for layering
  • Daily temperatures during the event could be as low as 40˚F at night and as high as 110˚F during the day. Please pack accordingly. 

Photo Shoot Cost: 

$595.00/single plus 7.65% sales tax - total ($640.52)
$1090.00/couple ($545 each) plus 7.65% sales tax - total $1173.39

Register here: 

 A follow-up email will be sent with your registration confirmation and further event details. 

The Photo Shoot Fee Includes:

  • Professional remote rigging and safety (we are permitted and insured)
  • All aerial equipment, rigging, pads and mats
  • Professional photographer, You will receive 2 edited landscape panorama & 2 edited close up portrait high quality digital photo files that can be blown up and printed in large format. Optional printing available (for an additional fee) multiple printing sizes available up to 4’x8’!

The workshop/photoshoot fee does not Include:


“Be inspired to get vertical!”