BENEFITS OF AERIAL FITNESS include:
Increased muscular strength & flexibility, Increased core strength, Increased body awareness, Increased mobility and overall agility, De-compresses tight joints, Relieving pressure while aligning the vertebrae, Stimulates lymphatic, digestive and circulatory systems and much more…….
There are however contraindications you should be aware of before trying the Aerial classes. These are:
- Recent Surgery (esp. shoulder, eyes, back, hips, hand, wrist)
- Irregular Heart function
- Very high or very low blood pressure
- Easy onset Vertigo
- Osteoporosis/bone weakness
- Recent head injury
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Severe arthritis
- Hiatal hernia
- Disc herniation
- Recent stroke
- Cerebral Sclerosis
- Botox (within 6 hours)
Should you choose to participate despite contraindications, please carefully monitor your own resistance. Listen to your body and know you are welcome to stop and be still at any point. Your safety is our very first concern.
Can anyone do the Aerial?
Provided you do not have any of the contraindications listed and are relatively fit you should be able to participate in any of the Aerial classes offered at Studio Move.
Restorative Antigravity Yoga is for all levels.
How fit do I have to be?
The classes are easier if you maintain a regular fitness program, can do 10 pushups and have reasonable core and arm strength.
What to wear to an Aerial Class
Students are encouraged to practice in yoga pants, long shorts, or capris, and short-sleeved or long-sleeved shirts (highly recommended for your comfort). Clothing should be non-slippery. No socks, jewelry or perfume, please.
Eating/Drinking before & after class
Eat a light breakfast or lunch before coming to the Aerial classes. We recommend you have something in your stomach to help prevent possible dizziness. If you do feel dizzy eating some ginger will help settle your stomach. Please drink lots of water after your Aerial Class.