Mechanics of Movement
Chelsey pulls from a unique combination of acrobatic, dance and multiple sports disciplines. She has traveled numerous continents exposing herself to a variety of teaching styles and thechniques training under high level professionals in Tea Kwon Do, yoga teacher trainings, stilt walking, partner acrobatics, doubles aerial, theater combat, contact improvisation, ballet, high diving, hand balancing, trampoline and flying trapeze.
Chelsey currently teaches aerial, flying trapeze classes and privates. However, from time to time some students request acrobatics and handstand training in addition to their aerial practice.
Over some years now Chelsey has developed her own unique approach to teaching movement in the air as well as on the ground. Her technique steams from her years of exposure to a variety of sport and fitness through out her life. By training specific series of conditioning sequences geared directly towards hip openings, shoulder strength, and spatial awareness, her students develop muscle memory that supports their movements while they build strength and and more advanced vocabulary.
Chelsey's students learn alternative techniques to climbs, locks and inversions that increase stamina and refine general skills needed to execute movements efficiently with little to no effort. By defining the main tools needed to aquire the advanced process of play Chelsey unlocks the small details that allow complicated maneuvers to become easy and obtainable. Preparing her students for aerial with what she calls the basic's for survival. She encourages her students to avoid any false security in momentum and develop the ability to stop at any given moment. Then and only then do we have a relationship with our apparatus and we become in control, safe and beautiful.