Flying Fantastic Blog

Hello aerial addicts and aerial addicts in the making! This blog is to try and share the knowledge that we have accumulated since our first aerial classes in 2011. We'd like to inspire other people to share the aerial love and enjoy the benefits of a life upside down!
Aerial | Conditioning | Rigging | Equipment | Wellbeing | Silks | Nutrition | Accessibility | Aerial Yoga | Circus | All
Aerial Silks

ABOUT US TRYING AERIAL AND HOW IT MIGHT JUST CHANGE YOUR LIFE!

This is a love story between 2 ordinary humans and a long piece of material suspended from the ceiling like in that BBC ad....
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Aerial | Wellbeing
January 2023
Aerial Silks

KIDS' AERIAL JOURNALS

Have you checked out our range of aerial journals yet?READ MORE
Aerial Silks

CALLUS CARE 101

As aerialists, we put our hands through the paces, hanging off bars, gripping onto fabrics and applying drying chalk or sticky rosin. Come and see how to take care of them to stay in the air even longer!READ MORE
Aerial | Equipment | Wellbeing
November 2023
Aerial Silks

ONLINE AERIAL YOGA RESOURCES

Our Aerial Yoga app is now live! Currently available is our Aerial Yoga Teacher Training, Aerial Yoga for Beginners and Find Your Flow Aerial Yoga Sequencing Course. In development is our Members subscription area full of Strength and Conditioning Exercises, Flows, Live and On-Demand classes. Watch this space! READ MORE
Aerial Silks

AERIAL YOGA FLASHCARDS

We are loving our new Aerial Yoga Flashcards. Download and print at home to help with lesson planning, creating sequences or as an aide memoire for moves! Available on our new Etsy store!READ MORE
Aerial Silks

ACCESSIBLE AERIAL CLASSES AT FLYING FANTASTIC

Aerial is for everyone. Meet some inspirational aerialists and find out about our regular Accessible Aerial Classes.

Image: Aerialist identifying as a white woman smiles in an aerial hoop wearing a black tshirt that says "Circus for everybody" READ MORE
Wellbeing
May 2023
Aerial Silks

INJURY PREVENTION

Turn Up the Heat on Your Warm Up to Avoid Injury READ MORE
Aerial Silks

PREGNANCY AND AERIAL. ITS DIFFERENT FOR EVERYONE.

Pregnacy is not the time to start aerial. And it's an unusual time for aerialists as their bodies change! READ MORE
Aerial | Wellbeing
May 2023
Aerial Silks

CONDITIONING FOR AERIALISTS - YOGA

Join Maisie in two at home aerial yoga flows designed with aerialists in mind.READ MORE
Aerial | Conditioning | Wellbeing
April 2023
Aerial Silks

BEST PROTEIN POWDERS (AND WILL THEY TURN ME INTO A SUPERHERO?)

Olivia Barrowclough demystifies protein powders, explaining what they do, why they're helpful and a few studio faves. READ MORE
Aerial | Conditioning | Wellbeing
January 2023
Aerial Silks

AERIAL ENERGY BALLS THAT MAY ALSO HELP WITH SPINNING!

Looking for a way to fuel up before an aerial class? Look no further. These no-bake ginger energy balls are filled with slow release carbohydrates making them the perfect pre workout fuel. Try out Olivia Barrowcloughs recipe to fuel your aerial workout. 
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Wellbeing | Nutrition
January 2023
Aerial Silks

MAKE AERIAL WORK FOR YOUR BODY

Why aerial is for every body and how to make it work for yours by Hannah VictoryREAD MORE
Aerial | Wellbeing
January 2023