Aaron Koz Straps and Acro Workshops

Category: Seminars & Workshops

Event Date:

Sunday, February 18, 2018


10:30 am - 2:30 pm


Bird's Eye View Circus Space
2413 Collingwood Blvd
Room C116

Toledo, OH 43620

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Aaron Koz is a traveling movement and circus coach previously based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Moving from Washington, D.C. to NYC, he began Circus Warehouse’s intensive program, and has studied under different coaches in SF, Montreal, and Mexico. He draws from his background in neuroscience and psychology to augment his work as a coach and personal trainer. He has collaborated heavily with physical therapists to help augment and structure his teaching offerings.

Sunday February 18th

Come learn a basic progression of trio acrobatic swings, banquine, and maybe even a pass the flyer sequence. Bases will learn proper swinging technique and spotting up to swinging a flyer to shoulder stand. Fliers will learn form for swings and will progress from swings to the floor all the way to swinging to shoulder stand.

Prerequisites: No wrist injuries/back injuries.
Ability to do L-basing shoulder stand (if never tried it, then 30 second handstand against a wall).
Can hold hollow body for 30 seconds.

Sunday February 18th

This workshop will focus on the fundamental techniques for safe and effective training of aerial straps, though most exercises will greatly increase your power and control on other apparatus. We will warm up our shoulders and core using a set of exercises designed to pre-habilitate and strengthen the shoulders. The fundamental skills students will cover are static positions (meathook, inverted straddle, nutcracker, croc, support, flag, and side balance). The end of the workshop will focus on 2 and 1-arm spinning using the dynamic technique of flares to invert to different positions.

This workshop will be beneficial for first timers and aerial artists who work on other apparatus.

Prerequisites: 2 arm inversions of any kind (straddle-up, tuck-up, pike-up) 1-arm hangs with engaged shoulder for 30 seconds, and 30 second wall handstand or 1-minute plank.

Sign up for 1 workshop for $60
Sign up for 2 workshops and get each for $50 

Limited space in each workshop

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