Sonya Smith is an aerial and dance artist, teacher and researcher. The first to earn an MFA with an emphasis on Aerial Dance her bungee work has taken her across the country. With over 15 years teaching Pilates and functional movement, all her teaching is a balance between the creative and the scientific. This training will equip artists, enthusiasts and teachers with a technical understanding of bungee dance and its creative potential through clear articulation of pedagogy, biomechanical efficiency and safe practices.
Bungee is enjoying a new surge in popularity amongst fitness enthusiasts, however creative aerial bungee experiments have been around since at least the 1980’s. This course has been designed with 15 hours of practical skill building for both immersion and teacher training students. The teacher training adds an additional 15 hours of technical information about gear, spotting and safety techniques, thoughtful skill progressions for working with a variety of skill levels, and a deeper exploration of strength needs for harness work.
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