Aerials

At Planet Rock, we consider cross-training to be an extremely important part of any climbing experience. Aerial classes offer a fun way to gain flexibility, strength and coordination; all skills that will help elevate your climbing practice. From free weekly foundational aerial classes to monthly sessions – we can help find the perfect program to meet your fitness interests.

When coming to aerial classes, please wear clothes that are on the tighter side (really loose clothing may get caught in the fabric), and that your armpits, backs of your knees and lower back are completely covered. Please remove jewelry before coming to class and make sure your feet are fresh and tidy! (We only use bare feet on the silks.)


• FREE ADULT MIXED AERIAL
ANN ARBOR: Wednesdays, 8:15-9:15pm:  APR 17   APR 24   MAY 1   MAY 8   MAY 15  
In this drop-in style mixed aerials class, students will get a chance to work on the lyra (aerial hoop) and silks. Basic skills for both lyra and silks will be covered, including basic grips, mounts, dismounts and positions for the lyra and basic grips, climbs, foot locks and positions for the silks. All Aerial 101 classes are free with a gym membership or purchased gym day pass.



AERIAL INSTRUCTION
Planet Rock offers instructional classes and sessions for both adults and youth. Refer to this section for class information, dates/times and class availability.


• YOUTH SILKS
ANN ARBOR:  Fridays, APR 5 – JUN 14 |  5:00-6:00pm  |  11-weeks, $225 session    Ages 8-12
Learn basic climbs, locks, and body positions for beginning aerial silks. Come prepared to build strength, flexibility, and grace in this challenging and fun art form!


• CONTINUING YOUTH SILKS

ANN ARBOR: Fridays, APR 5 – JUN 14  |  6:15-7:15pm or 7:30-8:30pm  |  11-weeks, $225 session    Ages 10-14
Designed for students who confidently climb the silk, perform basic foot locks, and have at least 4 skills mastered from previous classes. Extra emphasis is put on technique, flow, and showmanship.


• YOUTH MIXED AERIALS

ANN ARBOR: Wednesdays, APR 3 – JUN 12  |  6:00-7:00pm  |  11-week, $225 session    Ages 8-12
Work on lyra (aerial hoop) and silks! Learn basic skills such as grips, mounts, dismounts, climbs, foot locks and beginning poses.


• CONTINUING YOUTH MIXED AERIALS

ANN ARBOR: Wednesdays, APR 3 – JUN 12  |  7:00-8:00pm  |  11-weeks, $225 session    Ages 8-14
Continue to build on foundational skills for both lyra and silks. Develop strength and flow executing practiced moves while learning new ones.