Sundays, October 27 – December 15, no classes Dec 1.
1 pm: Beginner 2 and up Mixed-Level Class (Has completed at least 1 introductory session with any instructor)
2 pm: Queer Fam Aerial Jam (Open to any new or continuing student on the LGBTQIA+ spectrum)
3 pm: Making Connections (Has completed at least 1 introductory session with any instructor)
Wednesdays, October 30 – December 18, no classes Nov 17.
5:30 to 7 pm: Inversion Immersion (Has completed at least 1 introductory session with any instructor)
7:00 pm: Beginner 3 through 5 (has completed 2 sessions of silks or can french/russian climb, enter and balance hipkeys in the air, can consistently single and double footlock from a climb) (Class on June 26 will be combined with Adv. Beginner/Intermediate and will meet at 8 pm)
8:00 pm: Beginner 4 – Intermediate (Can invert consistently from the floor, and has at least an emerging invert from a climb)
Thursdays, October 31 – December 19, no class Nov 28.
7:00 pm: Dance Trapeze Fundamentals/Beginner 2+ (Open to anyone who has completed one session of trapeze with any instructor)
Fridays, November 1 – December 20, no class Nov 29.
6:00 pm: Intermediate Dance Trapeze (Open to anyone who has completed two or mores session of trapeze with any instructor, and can invert cleanly from sitting/standing on the bar)
Class prices vary on content and class duration – visit swingstateaerial.com/classes for full price information.
Subscriptions: Swing State Aerial offers a weekly flat-rate subscriptions ranging from $26/wk for one class to $85/week for unlimited classes that can be used to register for any regularly scheduled group silks class with Mackenzie at or below the student’s level. Please see our website for details.
See descriptions or email for specific prerequisites
Classes can be registered for as a full session or as individual classes. Registration for individual classes ends 4 hours before the start of class.
Beginner 2 and up Mixed-Level Silks: Sundays, 1:00 – 2:00 pm, January 5 – February 9, 2020
Queer Fam Aerial Jam: Sundays, 2:00 – 3:00 pm, January 5 – February 9, 2020
Beginner 2 Aerial Sling: Mondays, 7:00 – 8:00 pm, January 6 – February 10, 2020
Dance Trapeze Fundamentals/Beginner 2+: Tuesdays, 7:00 – 8:00 pm, January 7 – February 11, 2020
Beginner 3 through 5 Silks: Wednesdays, 7:00 – 8:00 pm, January 8 – February 12, 2020
Beginner 2 and 3 Silks: Wednesdays, 6:00 – 7:00 pm, January 8 – February 12, 2020
Special topics classes: (see link for class details)
Silks Theory 101 – Understanding the physics of wraps, body positions, and transitions: Sundays, 3 pm – 4 pm, Jan 5 – Feb 9, 2020
Flow! – Exploring sequences and transitions on aerial sling and dance trapeze: Tuesdays, 8 pm – 9 pm, Jan 7 – Feb 11, 2020
Building on techniques learned in introductory classes, these classes develop strength, grace, and precision in foundation skills while introducing new vocabulary, increasing stamina, and working at greater heights while being absolutely awesome.
Prerequisites: Please email us for more information about prerequisites for level classes. Special topics classes are open to any student that has taken at least one introductory class session in the applicable apparatus.
Age limits: Students must be 16+
About the Instructor
Mackenzie has an extensive background in dance and movement performance and education, with studies at Macalester College and Iowa State University, and aerial training with NECCA and Born to Fly. Beginning her aerial arts journey in 2010, she practices, choreographs, directs, and performs in shows at MCS and other local venues. As an instructor, she strives to develop solid foundational skills in her students by focusing on each student’s unique physiology and needs to help them be the best aerialist they can be.