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Aerial Yoga is one of the newest yoga styles that is a fusion of regular yoga and aerial acrobatics done in a suspended aerial silk hammock designed to deepen stretches. Aerial yoga allows the body to reap the benefits of inversions without strain to the neck or the joints of the body, allowing for more intense benefits from postures. At Tula we focus our classes on fundamentals of aerial yoga and together work our way up to more advanced poses. Our goal with each class is to find flow, comfort, and trust in your aerial hammock. With each class you will begin creating strength, flexibility, and balance to prepare for more advanced poses.

Decompression Session:

Great for beginners and all levels. 

Aerial Yoga:

Should have at least 1-2 Decompression sessions. Student should have comfort in the hammock. This class moves a faster pace.

Restorative Aerial:

Restorative is a more gentle approach to Aerial Yoga. With lowered hammocks we will focus on slow, meditative stretching and core strengthening. Great for beginners or those looking to take some time and "tune in" to their bodies.

 

Due to the high demand for our Aerial classes, we have implemented the following policies to keep the students safe, and to make sure those who arrive to class on time get to attend the class.

  • Students who DO NOT arrive at least 15 minutes early may not have their hammocks adjusted. This is to avoid making students who arrive on time wait and to keep the students safe by minimizing hammock adjustments after the start of the class.
  • Online reservation is strongly recommended.  You don’t want to arrive to find yourself without a hammock.
  • If you do not arrive 5 min before the start of class you may lose your reservation, and you still will be charged for the class.
  • 3-hour cancellation notice is required, or class will be deducted as a no-show.
  • Please sign-in with the front desk when you arrive, even if you have a reservation.
  • DO NOT wear anything with zippers or buttons.
  • Please do not wear perfumes or scented creams or oils on the hammocks.
  • Leave your jewelry at home, earrings or bracelets can snag the soft silk fabrics.
  • We DO NOT allow anyone to FLIP, SPIN, or CLIMB onto the hammocks before or after ANY Aerial classes or workshops. Teacher’s direct guidance and supervision is required for ANY use of the hammocks.
  • You DO need a Yoga mat. Studio mats are available. 

ATTENDING CLASS:

  • Please arrive 15 minutes early to sign in. This will give you time to change and set aside belongings.
  • Please turn off your cellphones.
  • Remove your shoes before entering the studio class room.
  • If you are late please wait for the teacher to acknowledge you and find the best space for you.
  • If you are late your spot will be given to the next student on the waitlist.
  • Only leave early if you must, but we prefer that you stay through the end of class to avoid disturbing others during Savasana. This allows everyone a few minutes of quiet time after practice.

IMPORTANT AERIAL YOGA CLASS INFORMATION

You DO need a yoga mat! 

Wear tight fitting, stretchy clothing

Do not eat a large meal right before class

Come 10 minutes early so we can fit the fabric to your height

Book your aerial yoga class in advance - they fill up fast
 

BENEFITS OF AERIAL YOGA

Creates spinal decompression 

Relieves spinal pain

Improves blood circulation

Deepens stretches with minimal pressure on the joints

Makes you laugh, lifts the mood and invites a playful state of being

Complements your regular yoga practice by offering assistance to certain yoga poses

The elevation of your body in the silk creates a lengthening of muscles unlike any other kind of exercise

Supports strength building and keeps the body strong, flexible and healthy 

Aerial Yoga offers supported and safe inversions which are incredibly healing

It can be a little scary...this helps you face some fears, encourages trust and allows you to let go!

CONTRAINDICATIONS

IF YOU HAVE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS WE DO NOT RECOMMEND THAT YOU PRACTICE AERIAL YOGA:

Glaucoma, Untreated Hypertension, Recent Dental Surgery (within two weeks), Recent Botox (within two weeks), Recent Surgery - Neck, Hand, Shoulder (within two weeks), Hernia, Vertigo, Head Injury, Severe Arthritis, Sinusitus, Hip Replacement, Stroke, Epilepsy, Seizures, Herniated or slipped disks