Previous Workshops

APRIL 2019

Workshops with Aaron Koz

Get ready Love/Aerial! We’ve got an exciting FOUR days of workshops with Aaron Koz coming your way in April!

Aaron Early Bird
(Before April 1)
(After April 1)
  Monday, April 22
 Handstands for Everybody $55 ea. $65 ea.
  Tuesday, April 23
Aerial Inversion Clinic
 Wednesday, April 24
Straps Level 1
  Thursday, April 25
See Your C-Shape

MONDAY, April 22
Handstands for Everybody (7:30pm-9:00pm)

Handstands are built from a set of fundamentals that when practiced consistently allow even beginner students to overcome strength, mobility, and mental challenges.
Students will learn a series of mobility and active flexibility exercises for their shoulders and thoracic spine as well as hips, followed by a series of wrist, shoulders, and core/pelvic floor strengthening drills, and finish with progressive spotted and unspotted handstand drills to build comfort on and off the wall.

Prerequisites: comfort weight-bearing on wrists/shoulders, 15 second straight arm plank.

TUESDAY, April 23
Aerial Inversion Clinic (Get Your Butt Over Your Head Better) (7:30pm-9:00pm)

In collaboration with Jennifer Freeman, DPT (practicing and research faculty at Mercer University in Atlanta) and Angie Prescott (ACRO PT, DPT, CSCS) this workshop focuses on safe progressions to go from the ground to air, with a movement screen, investigation into good body mechanics as well as different functional training tools, exercises and techniques to get your butt over your head. This clinic will include both teaching cues and training tools beneficial for anyone from a beginner wishing to deepen their understanding to coaches interested in learning how to recognize when a student is displaying signs of potential movement dysfunction and advanced students hoping to achieve a badass 1-arm inversion.

Prerequisites: Anyone is welcome as it is primarily a theory-based workshop (and anyone can watch and learn and will walk away with plenty of tools to improve their inversions no matter what level they’re at).  

STRAPS ARE FUN! Aerial Straps Level 1 (7:30pm-9:00pm)

Learn fundamental techniques for safe and effective training of aerial straps that will improve your power and control across all apparatuses. Straps are fun. Students warm up using a set of exercises designed to pre-habilitate and strengthen the shoulders, then cover fundamental static positions on straps (meathook, inverted straddle, nutcracker, croc, support, flag, and side balance). Straps are fun. The end of the workshop will focus on 2 and 1-arm spinning using the dynamic technique of flares to invert to different positions. I swear straps are fun.

This workshop will be beneficial for aerial artists who want to improve their spinning technique, meathooks/reverse-meathooks, roll-ups, and other skills on any apparatus. No straps experience required.

Prerequisites: 2 arm inversions of any kind (straddle-up, tuck-up, pike-up) 1-arm hangs with engaged shoulder for 10-20 seconds (or 2-arm for 30), and 20-30 second wall handstand or 45-second plank.

THURSDAY, April 25
See Your C-Shape (7:30pm-9:00pm)

Want to improve your waist roll ups/downs (on fabric) OR your back balance OR your static switches? Students will move through a series of mobility exercises, proprioceptive and active flexibility drills that isolate and strengthen potential weak points in your waist roll technique depending on where their weaknesses lie. Students will start on the floor and then move on to a variety of apparatuses.

Prerequisites: No current back injury, experience with skin the cats, practice with back balance/front balance, comfort in catchers wrap (inside knee hook, one wrap around the opposite leg)


Beginner Lyra Bootcamp with Sarah Parnell


Come burn off that holiday pudge with two lyra bootcamps with Sarah Parnell!

Beginner Lyra Bootcamp  (7:30pm-9:30pm) $60
Jump start your lyra (aerial hoop) training with conditioning, pretty poses, and sneaky transitions while gaining a foundation of aerial hoop!

All levels welcome!


Three Workshops with Sarah Parnell


We are excited to announce that we will be hosting aerialist Sarah Parnell for an exciting series of three workshops!

Beginner Lyra Bootcamp  (7:30pm-9:30pm) $60
Jump start your lyra (aerial hoop) training with conditioning, pretty poses, and sneaky transitions while gaining a foundation of aerial hoop!

Aerial Silks Transitions (7:30pm-8:30pm)
$30 for one, $55 for both silks workshops
Join us as Sarah Parnell shows us how to gracefully transition between classic and new moves and add to our aerial silks vocabulary!

Aerial Silks Drops (8:30pm-9:30pm)
$30 for one, $55 for both silks workshops
Learn some breathtaking new drops for aerial silks!

Prerequisites: Be able to get into Jacob’s ladder (double leg crochet) and hold an invert knee hook for 3 seconds without hips dropping


Intro to Hand Balancing with Elizabeth Blanchard

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Exciting news! We will be hosting a handstand workshop with the amazing Elizabeth Blanchard ( on Monday, October 15, 7:30pm-9:00pm!

Intro to Hand Balancing: Life is better upside down…so do handstands! Always wanted to do a handstand but not sure where to start? This workshop is for the brand new or novice aspiring hand balancer. We’ll be addressing the mechanics, strength and flexibility that go into developing your handstand and other hand balancing poses and transitions (elbow/forearm, handstand, croc, canes). For the more savvy inversion students we’ll progress to building the technique and strength for the handstand press. You’ll come away from this hand balancing workshop with the tools and confidence to independently train and develop your hand balancing skills.

Sign up online at

Date: Monday, October 15

Time: 7:30pm- 9:00pm
Cost: $50


Three Aerial Silks Workshops with Kimberly Terry!

KT_7419Guess who’s back again? Join us for three exciting aerial silks Workshops with Kimberly Terry!

Sequences and Transitions (Fri, Sept 14, 7:30pm-9:00pm) $35
– Climb the length of the silks multiple times
– Able to stay in the air for >10 seconds at a time

Belay All Day (Sat, Sept 15, 7:00pm-8:00pm) $25 or *$45 if taken with Drops
– Prerequisite: Bent arm invert in the air multiple times

Drops (Sat, Sept 15, 8:00pm-9:00pm) $25 or *45 if taken with Belay All Day
– Solid bent arm invert in the air multiple times
– Outside and inside knee hook- hold self for >4 seconds
– Windmill/flair/side-crunch hipkey entrance


Aerial Silks Workshop with Kimberly Terry!


Our very own Kimberly Terry is coming back to Love/Aerial for two hours of workshop fun on August 18!

7:00pm-8:00pm: Unconventional Foot Locks and Slack Drag
– Able to climb to the top of the silks multiple times
– Able to hold body weight in the air for >20 seconds
– Solid bent arm inverts on the ground

8:00pm-9:00pm: Drops!
– Solid bent arm invert in the air multiple times
– Outside and inside knee hook
– Able to hold self for >4 seconds

Date: Saturday, August 18
Time: 7:00pm- 9:00pm
Cost: $25 for one, $45 for both workshops

JULY 2018

Double Header Workshops with Sarah Parnell!


We are excited to welcome back to Sacramento, Sarah Parnell, for two hours of workshop fun Wednesday, July 25 from 7:30pm-9:30pm!

7:30-8:30pm: Sequencing and Drops
8:30-9:30pm: Flair and Spin

Prerequisite: invert (bent arms, bent legs is fine), knee hook, and hold for 4 seconds

Date: Wednesday, July 25
Time: 7:30pm- 9:30pm
Cost: $25 for one, $45 for both

JUNE 2018

Choreography and Flow with Kylie Carrigan


We are pleased to welcome Kylie Carrigan for an exciting Choreography and Flow workshop on Friday, June 15 from 7:30pm-9:00pm!

This workshop is geared towards intermediate and advanced students. We will be working on some intermediate level sequences that can be scaled up or down, depending on students’ comfort level with things like spins, drops, flexibility, etc. The primary goal for this workshop, however, is to work on how to turn ANYTHING into a buttery smooth flow that looks effortless and magical!

Date: Friday, June 15
Time: 7:30pm- 9:00pm
Cost: $35

– clean invert in the air
– hip key
– egg beater/dancer wrap foot locks
– comfortable with a crochet grip

About Kylie:


Kylie is a Los Angeles-based aerialist and visual artist. After training in a ballet conservatory from early childhood, she went on to study fine art and recently earned her master’s degree in studio practice. Kylie brings the elegant lines of a professional dancer and the innovative thinking of a designer to her aerial coaching.