Aerial Dance Takes Chicago By Storm

PSO Central Pole Competition 2018 (Pole Sport Organization) This year PSO hosted it’s annual Central Pole Competition at the beautiful Athenaeum Theatre. Aerial Dance’s Competition team and support team was there in full force! It was with an extremely heavy heart that I had to miss this competition. Pole competitions have become a tradition for many…

Sharing My Love of Aerial Arts

Sharing is Caring As many of you know, I come from a very large family. I hold my family members near and dear to my heart. My sister Valerie and her family are among my closest. My nieces Breana and Keira have always been a huge part of my life. I remember staying home from…

How Do You Define Healthy?

Women’s Health Week This week is National Women’s Health Week. If you were to ask me last Sunday what that meant, I wouldn’t have been able to tell you. I probably been like “Yea! Go Women!” Aerial Dance has been posting various websites/articles about Women’s Health Week, in my free time, I have been trying…

A One, a Two, a Three, Four!

Counting Gone Wrong! In my last blog, I posted that I have been with Aerial Dance for three years! Turns out, thanks to an appreciation card sent to me by Aerial Dance, my first class was on April 30, 2014! That means that last month I celebrated FOUR YEARS! I repeat FOUR YEARS with Aerial…

Informed VS Ignorant

“That’s What She Said” This past month, I celebrated my three year anniversary with Aerial Dance. These three past years have changed my life in the most positive ways. Over the weekend, I went on a bachelorette party with a bunch of women I knew, but I wouldn’t call many of them my close friends.…

A Night with the Team

Ladies Night! On Wednesday April 11, I hosted a little get together with some of Aerial Dance’s own competition team! Unfortunately, not all could attend and we missed them dearly! My reason behind this even was to get a perspective of what it is like to participate on the Aerial Dance Competition Team! I like…

We’ll “Hoop” and We’ll Holler!

New Experiences Already this year has brought with it a bunch of new experiences both professionally, personally, and at the studio. On March 23rd, Aerial Dance hosted a co-ed couples hoop workshop! In all there were five couples to attend the workshop. The duos were husbands/wives, boyfriend/girlfriend, and sisters who wanted to do hoop together!…

Stuck in a Rut

Small Victories! As of late, I have been hearing a reoccurring echo throughout the studio and it sounds sort of like this, “I am in a backslide and nothing is working!” Not once or even just twice have I heard similar opinion stated from various ladies at the studio. I, myself have been guilty of…

Out of Sorts

Self Love February has come and gone, but self love needs to continue. All through the month of February,I knew I needed to work harder at showing myself some love. Right now my life kind of feels like a hurricane. I am a teacher, graduate student, and girlfriend to a  wonderful man who has a…

There is Always an Opportunity

Opportunity Sides Aerial Dance has helped me by providing me with more strength, confidence, and grace than I could have ever imagined. From the time I started my journey, I have always had an opportunity side. Raise your hand if you have ever heard an instructor say, “Make sure you do both sides!” I know…