1.5 hour flying trapeze lesson for all age groups and levels, no experience required! If it's your first try, we'll teach you how to do the "knee hang" trick. Once you're comfortable with the basics, you'll climb up to the 30 ft platform and take the leap! You'll have several turns to practice the trick, to improve your timing and technique. Once your technique is safe, we'll have you attempt a catch, which is the most exhilarating part. You'll execute your trick, then put your hands out and the catcher will grab you out of thin air just like in the circus!
We'll meet at ultraTrapeze, located at 1510 Birchmount Unit #150 (entrance at the rear of the building). Classes run Tuesday evenings from 6:15- 7:45pm or Saturdays 1:00-2:30pm. First, we'll have you sign a waiver and explain the safety rules. We'll then get you set up with a safety belt and show you the basics on the ground and on the practice bar. Once you're comfortable on the ground we will take you up the ladder onto the fly platform. An instructor on the platform will tie in your safety lines, and walk you through the take-off. You'll take the jump and attempt the "knee-hang". You'll have several turns to practice your trick. The last 30 minutes of the class is dedicated to catching, where a second person called the "catcher" is swinging from a separate catch bar. The flyer jumps off the platform, attempts their trick, then the catcher grabs hold of the flyer's hands and the flyer continues to swing under the catcher. What a thrill! Here's a preview of a knee-hang catch so you can visualize what you'll be doing: https://youtu.be/mSmLxAECrUM.