Lyra (Aerial Hoop)

Lyra (Aerial Hoop)

In these classes you will learn poses and moves on and above the hoop. As you become more advanced, you will learn to spin the apparatus as you execute skills and poses.

**Please wear clothing that covers the backs of the knees and torso for all aerial classes, other than pole. This will help avoid burns caused by friction with the silks or hoop.

Introduction to Lyra

If you have NEVER taken an aerial hoop (Lyra) class and are new to aerial apparatus, this is the class for you. In this class you will learn the various techniques to enter and exit from the hoop along with conditioning, strength and flexibility exercises.
We recommend that you take this class 3-4 times or have instructor approval to take beginner classes.

Lyra Level 1 (Beginner)

Build strength, increase flexibility and learn to flip, turn, roll, pose, and transition between positions. Classes begin with a warm up and conditioning and them move into choreographed combinations.
*This class requires that you have mastered Intro to Lyra.

Lyra 1 Requirements:

  • Side mount/crescent both sides
  • Mermaid both sides
  • Instructor approval

Lyra Level 2 (Intermediate)

Classes begin with a warm up and conditioning and them moves into choreographed combinations. Students will build on the basic skills acquired in beginner lyra and will add focus on fluidity, spins, transitions and flexibility.
*This class requires that you have mastered Lyra 1

Lyra 2 Requirements:

  • Straight leg middle mount
  • Straight leg side straddle mount
  • Pop UP
  • 30 seconds single leg hang both sides
  • Instructor approval

Lyra Level 3 (Advanced)

Classes begin with a warm up and conditioning and them moves into tricks, drops & choreographed combinations. Students will build on the skills acquired in beginner & intermediate lyra and continue to focus on fluidity, transitions & build stamina.

*This class requires that you have mastered Lyra 2.

Lyra 3 Requirements:

  • Beats
  • Pull over
  • Front balance
  • Tuck mount w/o feet
  • Controlled side straddle
  • Controlled pike mount
  • Windshield wipers
  • Intermediate level of flexibility
  • Instructor approval

Mixed Level Lyra 1-3

This class is open to students beginner to advanced, students will be challenged at a level appropriate to their ability.