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Shoulder Stability: Six Essential Exercises For Aerialists

It is imperative that you take care of your shoulders as an aerialist in order to avoid injury and to prolong your enjoyment of this beautiful art form. Adding just a few minutes of shoulder conditioning to your aerial warm up can help you strengthen...
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Sweaty Silks: 3 Surprising Benefits Of Training In The Heat

Summer is upon us (two weeks but who’s counting?) and the weather here in LA is getting warmer and warmer! Thank goodness for air conditioning, are we right?  Despite this, it can still be difficult to cool a large space (like most aerial studios!) and it’s...
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How to Overcome Your Fear of Heights

“I started aerial as a way to change my mind about heights. I am still really afraid, but I have learned a few things that make me less afraid.” –Annie H (Aerial student) Acrophobia, or extreme fear of heights, is among the most common phobias...
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How to Manage Performance Anxiety

Performance anxiety, commonly referred to as “stage fright” in performing arts contexts, is a distressing and disabling condition that affects performers of all ages. At least half of all performing artists, regardless of age, gender, and talent or experience level, report problems associated with...
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Conquering the Micro-Bend

5 Tips to Beautiful Legs in the Air

Have you ever caught a glimpse of yourself inverting on the silks in the studio mirror or reviewed a training video and thought “Aaargh!, why are my knees not straight? They totally felt like they were straight!” If so, you may have been experiencing the dreaded and oh-so-common...
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5 Crucial Tips to Avoid Injury on the Aerial Silks

Injuries are no fun. In fact they can be downright depressing. Whether mild and ‘bearable’ or severe and debilitating, injuries can make us feel disempowered and question our passion for aerial arts. Here at Womack and Bowman we believe that prevention is better then...
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