May 27 – 28, 2023

Weekend Immersion: Contortion

About this Immersion

Are you ready to dive into the art of bending your body with control and strength? Join us to take your flexibility training to the next level by exploring training tools, new skills, and creative transitions. We’ll look at leg flexibility, back flexibility, weight shifting, and dynamic skills. Bring us your bendy and we’ll help you get even better and stronger.



Ariana Ferber-Carter

16 & up or permission of instructor.

Saturday 1:00 – 5:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Skills: 10 second free handstand (straight body), forearm stand, chest stand (feet can be elevated), able to find “square” in splits (the splits don’t have to be flat), and able to catch feet in cobra. Strength: 10 push-ups or 20 knee push-ups in a row and a one-minute plank.


Ariana Ferber-Carter debuted with Circus Smirkus, going on to specialize in contortion at New England Center for Circus Arts and San Francisco Circus Center. She has performed with Circus Bella, Celebrity Cruises, Nimble Arts, Six Flags, Worlds of Fun, Quixotic, and Aerheart. She can be reached @ariana.contortion.

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