Level 1 Silks
Location: FireFly Theatre & Circus
8540 Roper Road
Date: August 28 — 31, 2019
12:30 — 9pm daily
30 Hours — 4 days
Paper Doll Militia's program includes equal parts critical thinking, technique, and creativity with teaching aerial arts. This holistic approach to aerial instruction, emphasizes creating a well-rounded class setting and incorporates the company’s quintessential creative attention to the apparatus.
Watch our demo video here: youtube.com/watch?v=eOS-0ONY5hE
We offer a one day “Rope Fast Track” course which will take place on the day after this training. For more information about that option, click on the FB event here: https://facebook.com/events/108912703366819/
Level 1 Silks Prerequisites:
— One year of aerial experience on SILKS
— Audition Video
All audition videos should be filmed with safe rigging and a crash pad of at least 6 in / 15 cm
Skills for Audition Video:
1 climb (both sides)
Footlock (from a climb )
3 footlock skills
Straddle invert from a climb
Some highlights of Paper Doll Militia Teacher Training:
• Skill Building and Technique
• Spotting Techniques
• Teaching with progressions
• Techniques for creating your own creative progressions on the fly
• Safe and creative warm up sequences
• Injury prevention through strengthening, stretching, and PT exercises
• Basic rigging guidelines
• Functional Anatomy
• Performative techniques, and expand the boundaries of “aerial arts”
Required Readings for the Course:
The Aerial Teacher’s Handbook
Link to purchase: aerialdancing.com/shop-detail.php?ItemID=45&ItemCateID=3
Applied Anatomy for Aerial Arts
Link to Purchase: thecircusdoc.com/book/
The Beginning Aerial Fabric Manual by Rebekah Leach
Link to purchase: amazon.com/Beginning-Aerial-Fabric-Instructional-Manual/dp/0557110807
Full payment is due upon acceptance into the program in order to secure your spot.
Payment plans available upon request
50% refund up to 60 days before the training.
25% refund up to 30 days before the training.
The non-refundable portion can be used toward any approved teacher training in the future.
Cost: Early Bird Discount $1000 CAD until April 28, 2019
Full price $1,100 CAD
PLEASE NOTE In order to hold our training we must meet our minimum of participants. Please wait to arrange your travel until you have received an email stating that the training has been confirmed.
Cross Discipline Discount
You are eligible for a 10% on your Level 1 Training if you have taken a Level 1 Training with Paper Doll Militia in a different apparatus. Please note: This discount does not apply for Level 1 Rope Fast Track as it is already a condensed course.
You will receive an email with the payment plan information after your registration has been submitted and your video has been approved.
Interested in a full teacher training certification? We work with the Born to Fly Certification, a comprehensive program featuring live instruction and remote learning. Paper Doll Militia provides the live instruction and then partner with the makers of AerialDancing.com
to bring you continuing education through online resources. For more information please visit BornToFlyAerial.com
For more information email us at [email protected]
or go to our website.
To register please fill out this registration form: https://goo.gl/forms/sESfIeUWMdWeeNb92