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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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More Holey Then Righteous

One of our Master the Silks students recently posted this on the programs private Facebook page: It is a common question that we receive fairly often and we thought this as good a time as any to share our thoughts. Holes can appear/develop on...
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Safety In Aerial Arts

Knowledge is power

As aerialists and aerial students it is hugely important to have a solid understanding of safety in Aerial Arts. Even if you only train at one reputable aerial studio that has excellent safety practices and are an experienced and confident aerialist, the time may...
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