231 Northwood Way, Studio B600, Ketchum, ID 83340

Aerial FAQs


    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:

    • Pregnancy
    • Glaucoma
    • 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
    • Fainting
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Severe arthritis
    • Sinusitis
    • 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.

    Who teaches the Aerial Classes?
    Debra Drake, owner of Studio Move, teaches all the Aerial Hammock Classes. Debra is certified through Christopher Harrisons Antigravity® Fitness Teacher Training and has taken the following courses: Fundamentals 1 & 2, Suspension Fitness 1, AirBarre and Aerial Restorative Yoga. She has also taken the Yogapeutics  Level 1 Aerial yoga and Nurturing Pathways (Mindful Movement for Kids) training programs. You are in good hands with Debra.
    Can anyone take an Aerial Class?

    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.

    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.


    Restorative Aerial Yoga is for all levels. Poses in this class are targeted to relax the tightness in the lower back, stretch the connective tissue, open the hips and quiet the mind. No previous yoga experience require.




    Can I book my own private Aerial Group Session?

    Yes, absolutely! Debra offers private group sessions for Kids, Adults, Families ages 8 – 80. Private sessions are personalized to suit your group and abilities. Private Group Sessions are $75/hour for 2 people, each additional person $15. Contact Debra with any questions or to book your session today 208 721-0444









    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 Session.

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