About This Immersion
We are covering two main areas—Dynamics and C-Shaping. Learn new beat pathways and strengthen your basics as we work towards semi release moves and full release moves including J flips, pirouettes, and more. Prepare to defy gravity and learn tools to roll up and down the rope with as many C-shaping drills as we can fit into your brain. And to round it all off, we’ll help you build strength and a more nuanced understanding of your body in the air by conditioning for rope-specific strength. With 40 foot ceilings and a foam pit, what better way to take the next step on your rope journey?
Friday | 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Saturday | 1:00 – 5:00 pm
Sunday | 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
February 16, 2024
Students should have a current and regular rope practice, be able to do multiple inversions cleanly through short- and long-arm hangs, be able to do two pull-ups on the rope, and be comfortable doing beats, hipkeys, and S-wraps (any entry).
16 & up or by permission of instructor
About The Coach
Rachel Rees is a dynamic circus and theatre artist from New Orleans, LA. She graduated from NECCA’s ProTrack program in 2019 where she continues to train and coach vertical rope. In her work, Rachel aims to combine high-level technique with high art to create imaginative pieces of storytelling. She earned a BFA in Theatre Arts from Boston University and has trained in physical theatre intensively with Double Edge Theatre and internationally at the Accademia dell’Arte (IT). Rachel is passionate, driven, and a visionary, always on the lookout for her next collaboration at home in the States and abroad.