Aerial Silks Online

$20 a month

Study aerial silks at home! This channel includes poses, tricks, sequences, conditioning (floor and fabric), drills, recovery, and in-depth discussion of technique and theory. Continually adding. A highly useful resource for students and teachers.

Subscribers may make requests at wakefulascent@gmail.com // use subject "Silks Online Request"

Produced and managed by Sara Kaiser of Wakeful Ascent Aerial Arts located in Bishop, California

  • Low-rig Friendly (maximum 10')

    62 videos

    I added these based on estimates to the best of my ability. Please let me know if any of these do not work on a 10' silk.

  • Beginner/Intermediate

    52 videos

    These videos are in approximate order of my curriculum/how difficult the skills are. "Difficulty" is definitely subjective so you may find yourself doing them in a different order (if in any order at all). But they are ordered so that generally the skills build on each other as you go. There are ...

  • Intermediate/Advanced

    49 videos

    I have attempted to order these in what might be a logical progression from easy to difficult, but things get very subjective at the int/adv level. Some things that are easy for one aerialist are confounding to another and vice versa. I will continue to add content to this collection. If you have...

  • Choreo Candy

    1 video

    Practice linking skills together, working with timing cues, and exploring your own personal aerial artistry.

    Use #choreocandy and @wakefulascentaerial on Instagram to share your work! I know it can be scary to share choreo but just know that I will NEVER judge you for how it looks. What I reall...

  • Fundamentals - The Building Blocks of Aerial Silks

    19 videos

    This section is dedicated to the core elements of aerial silks. These are the building blocks of this diverse discipline. These should be continually refined over time, not learned once and then left behind.

  • Poses & Tricks

    61 videos

    Discussions of theory and technique. Some simple step-by-step instruction, and some in depth exploration of the more elusive and difficult skills.

  • Transitions

    10 videos

  • Theory, Technique, & Drills

    23 videos

  • Sequences
    28 videos

    Sequences

    28 videos

    Original sequences.

  • Conditioning, Stretching, & Recovery

    4 videos

  • Aerial Silks Online

    Study aerial silks at home! This channel includes poses, tricks, sequences, conditioning (floor and fabric), drills, recovery, and in-depth discussion of technique and theory. Continually adding. A highly useful resource for students and teachers.

    Subscribers may make requests at wakefulascent@...

  • Holographic Butterfly Sequence - INT/ADV 4 SHAPES!

    1 video

    An original sequence beginning on uneven footlocks and featuring four primary shapes: the holographic butterfly, the decorated split, the back balance + slack, and the knee hook arabesque backbend with slack. Involves interesting tension work and some pleasurable transitions.

    My guess is that th...

  • Must-have Photoshoot Poses Tutorial Bundle

    5 videos

    A set of 5 tutorials of choice poses for photoshoots! Ranging from the intermediate beginner to Intermediate. These are all poses from original sequences by Sara Kaiser and Anna Cicone.

    Silk Moth Sequence
    Polygon Split
    Tip Toe Pony
    Shoelace
    Stained Glass