Finding Inspiration

Finding Inspiration

When I was a still a student at Aerial Dance, I developed a fun weekend ritual. I would wake up early on a Saturday morning, make myself some oatmeal and a giant pot of coffee, and settle into the couch for a phone binge session. On YouTube and/or Instagram, I’d...
Why Do You Do This?

Why Do You Do This?

Do you ever think about it? What we do? How weird it is? Because I do. One of my favorite things about instructing aerial fitness is seeing expectations fly out of the window. When I have a new student exclaim in frustration; ” I SUCK at this!” I respond...
I love AD!

I love AD!

Its no surprise that I love aerial dance. How did I get here? I first heard about aerial dance about six and a half years ago already. I went to a bachelorette party, and the morning after one of the women was freaking out. She could not find her shorts in her bag. I...
Remembering the “Before”

Remembering the “Before”

Yesterday, in front of my fireplace I rested, early before sunrise, enjoying my warm coffee as the flames swayed and danced back and forth. I started to lull into my memories. My mind drifted to the studio,  my Sanctuary.  I began to smile because I was...
Why Do You Do This?

The Show Must Go On!

The Eleventh Annual Aerial Dance Holiday Show will soon be upon us! I have to be honest here, I wasn’t sure this one was going to happen. I don’t think any of us were.  I know I’m preaching to the choir, but wow. It’s been weird. No one...
I Can’t Do That… YET!

I Can’t Do That… YET!

While we were at instructor training the other day (yes, your instructors go to class too!), I was trying a new move that was fairly outside of my wheelhouse and Paula commented that she was surprised I had tried it out.  At first, my instinct was to be mad and...