We realize that you may have some questions!
Take a look through our frequently asked questions. If you have a specific question or don’t see what you’re looking for, just send us a message on the contact page!
Where are you located?
We offer classes at Swift Movement Studio in Cincinnati, OH as well as virtually. Be sure to check where your class is located before hand.
Swift Movement Studio
4460 W Mitchell Ave Unit 6
Cincinnati, OH 45232
You will see a HUGE sign with the address 4460. Turn into the lot, through the gate and pull all the way back, we are located in the back on the left, Unit #6. Once you enter the facility, you’ll walk through the front office and make a left. You’ll see the Elevated Aerials sign above the doorway, come on in!
How much are classes?
Classes range from $12-$30, depending on the class and/or if you purchase a package. For a detailed list of pricing and classes offered please click here.
What should I wear for class?
Close fitting, comfortable clothing that allows full range of motion is required for all classes. It is recommended that your clothing cover the armpits, knees and waist, as the apparatus can rub and leave burn marks in these areas.
Clothing with zippers, rivets, velcro or metal parts of any kind are strictly prohibited, as they can damage the apparatus. Loose fitting shirts/pants, clothing with buttons or ties are not recommended as they can get caught and/or torn on the apparatus.
Please remove all jewelry before attending class.
Do I need to bring anything to class?
Please bring a water bottle, small towel to wipe away sweat in the summer months and layers in the freezing winter months. If any other items are required for class it will be listed when you register for class.
Are there any gym RULES?
Yes, please be sure to register for classes ahead of time as we do not accept walk-ins. Remember to fill out our online waiver before you arrive for class. You’ll find this in your account when you register for classes or it will be emailed to you.
Be sure to warm up and stretch properly before training. It is important to listen to your own body. Do not push yourself past your personal limits and risk injury. Progress will come with safe and responsible practice. On the same token, be sure to bring a water bottle and STAY HYDRATED!
Close fitting, comfortable clothing that allows full range of motion is required for all classes. It is recommended that your clothing cover the armpits, knees and waist, as the apparatus can rub and leave burn marks in these areas. Clothing with zippers, rivets, Velcro or metal parts of any kind are strictly prohibited, as they can damage the apparatus. Please remove ALL jewelry.
Please exhibit good personal hygiene out of respect for the apparatus and your fellow students. Bring a small towel to wipe any excess perspiration that may occur during class time and/or option to bring a yoga mat for warm up / stretching.
Please no food or gum in the aerial area.
Absolutely no drug or alcohol use prior to aerial activity.
Please do not videotape the instructors or your fellow students without permission. If you need to remember a trick, drop or wrap, you may take a video of yourself after you have properly learned the skill.
Are there age restrictions?
We teach ages 12 and up. The majority of our students are adults. With doctor approval – You’re never too old to try aerials!!
Students under the age of 18 will need to have a legal guardian present during their aerial training.
What if I’m not strong enough?
That’s why you come to class! We help by giving you safe progressions to be able to build up to your goals. Dedicate your time into the craft and see the progress.
I am black, brown, light skinned (insert any other color/race). Would I be welcome here?
Absolutely! We welcome everyone here. All shapes, sizes, races, genders, etc. With doctor approval, aerials is great for anyone willing to try something new. You’ll be amazed at the community you will find by sharing a love of flight with others.
Are there any rules for OPEN GYM?
Open Gym is the perfect time for our students to practice what they’ve learned in class.
All General Rules apply at Open Gym! Please warm up properly, share the equipment, keep a mat under your apparatus at all times, be respectful and stay hydrated!
Instructors are NOT at open gym to teach. If you are unsure of a skill, please wait and ask in class later. You are only allowed to use equipment that you have been trained on by an instructor, and only at heights for which you have been approved.
Please, NO student coaching. Students may not teach other students any trick, drop or wrap during open gym. Please refrain from teaching yourself new skills from YouTube or any other video. This can be extremely dangerous. If you are interested in learning a specific trick in a video, you may email it to us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will evaluate whether or not it is appropriate for your skill level. You may then schedule a private lesson or we may be able to teach it in a future class.
Pictures and videos are permitted and encouraged! However, please be respectful of your fellow aerial buddies, as they may not want to be the background star of your video… If others are in your view point, please ask permission, move the camera for a different angle, or just wait until they’re no longer in view.
Students are more than welcome to arrive 5-10 minutes early for Open Gym. If you arrive more than 10 minutes early, we kindly ask that you wait near the office while another aerial class is in session. You may have a seat on the wooden bleachers, hang out on the couch in the office or even begin stretching.
Don’t forget to have fun and tag us on Facebook and Instagram! @elevatedaerials513
I am new to aerials. Do you have any classes for beginners?
We have something for ALL skill levels and no experience is needed. Check out our class offerings for new students here.
Are men allowed to take aerial classes?
Yessss!! We love teaching ALL genders… aerials is not just for women. We encourage everyone of every color, race, gender, shape and size to give it a try!
Where can I purchase an apparatus?
We provide everything you need for class. However, if you’ve been doing this a while and want your own equipment, we’ve made it simple for you! 🙂 We’ve added fabric apparatus packages (silks and sling) to our online store for our students! Check it out! If you’re wanting your own lyra? Please reach out to Sam at email@example.com
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