Open gym is self-guided training time for aerialists to condition and practice previous skills learned in class, work on sequencing, practice an upcoming routine, and have FUN! Apparatus options: Aerial Swing, Silks, Lyra, Silk Hammock. Allowed practices also include strength training, conditioning or working on choreography.
Open Gym Prerequisites:
18 years and older.
Prior to attending Open Gym: Aerial Swing: Must have previously completed 3 aerial yoga classes at Good Karma Studio within the last 2 months.
Circus Arts (Lyra/Hammock/Silks): Must have completed at least 3 classes per apparatus at Good Karma Studio within the last 2 months.
For safety reasons, students must be taking regular classes at Good Karma to attend open gym, or be cleared by one of our instructors.
Open Gym Safety Rules:
Your safety is very serious to us. No exceptions to these rules will be made under any circumstances. Students who choose not to follow these safety rules will be asked to leave without a refund.
The Open Gym supervisors are like lifeguards; they are there to insure safety, not to spot or instruct.
Open gym is time to review or work through moves your instructor has previously taught you, Open Gym is not the time to try a pose or sequence that you do not know.
Trying to teach yourself or another student a new trick will NOT be permitted under any circumstance. No students teaching students new skills. We love your enthusiasm but keep the teaching to the teachers. Discussing skills from class and working on them together is A-OK!
Be mindful on occasions of apparatus sharing, SHARE
Be courteous of fellow practitioners as not to interrupt or disturb their concentration. Keep socializing mode to a respectable level and away from apparatuses in use.
SAFETY FIRST. Mats or crash pads are required for safety and MUST be used under every apparatus. If no mats are available, then apparatus sharing is the only option.Anyone acting in an unsafe manner may be asked to leave. A fall onto mats could still result in serious injury or death and should be avoided at all times.
Remember to always properly warm up before training, warmups are the single best way to prevent injury and we want you healthy!
Stretch after, and drink plenty of water!
Please let us know the apparatus you will be using for class ahead of time by filling out the notes section or emailing us at info@thegoodkarmastudio. Please write the class date and apparatus you will be using.