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Chinese Pole Weekend Immersion expired

Posted by: New England Center for Circus Arts
Posted on: May 06, 2022
Category: Intensive/Workshop/Class
Type: Online
Chinese Pole Weekend Immersion - Circus Events - CircusTalk
Gravity defying. Floating transitions. Effortless power. These are hallmarks of the traditional circus art form that is now the highlight of many contemporary circus performances. In this 3 day Chinese pole immersion you’ll hone your skills, clean your technique, find your unique style, and build sequences. Whether you’re learning the basics or throwing sick tricks, we’ll meet you at your level and give you the creative tools to develop new transitions and connections, help you find your flow, and embellish your movement quality. Each day will begin and end with proper warm-ups and cool-downs to help prepare your body for all the hard work and fun that awaits you.

WHEN: June 17 - 19
Friday, 5:30 – 8:30 pm
Saturday, 12:30 – 3:30 pm & 4 – 6 pm
Sunday, 11:30 am – 2:30 pm

WHERE: NECCA’s Trapezium
10 Town Crier Dr
Brattleboro VT 05301

PREREQS: Participants must be able to confidently climb to the top of the pole at least once. They should have an understanding of basic slides as well as static positions on the pole. Either dance pole or Chinese pole experience is suitable. Please dress in layers that include stretchy jeans with leggings underneath, a belt without a metal buckle to keep them from falling down, a long-sleeve shirt, and smooth-soled shoes. We suggest ASICS wrestling shoes or Feiyue Martial Arts Shoes available online. 18 & up (or permission of instructor).

COST: $350



INSTRUCTOR: Cheya Potter is a circus generalist with an expertise in Chinese pole. She started her circus journey on the west coast. From there, she made her way east where she performed with Circus Smirkus in their Big Top Tour and attended NECCA’s ProTrack program. Since graduating, she has had the opportunity to work with companies like Seven Fingers and most recently was on tour with Cirque du Soleil’s Ovo. 
Date: June 17, 2022 -
June 19, 2022

Timezone: (UTC-5) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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