It’s beautiful, it’s graceful, it’s the foundation from which many dance styles have developed. Ballet practice teaches technique, coordination, musicality, and body awareness. It improves flexibility, posture and muscle strength and tone.
Attire & Considerations
Hammocks snag so jewelry, belts or clothing with grommets, gems, or anything that could potentially snag the fabric are not allowed. Trim your finger. toenails and smooth out rough feet to prevent fabric snags.
Wear a clean short sleeve or long sleeve shirt that covers your underarms completely, especially if you have sensitive skin. You’ll likely want your shirt to be tucked in so it doesn’t ride up during inversions.
Please wear leggings, yoga pants or sweat pants. Avoid loose or short shorts or very baggy clothing.
Observing good personal hygiene makes it a great experience for everyone. Please make sure your hands, feet and underarms are fresh and clean before using the hammock. Avoid heavy perfumes in consideration for the next person using the hammock and fabric care.
Do not use hand lotion or sunscreen before class.
You can bring a yoga mat to class, but it is not necessary.
You can wear toe socks (with grips on the soles) or be barefoot.
Please talk to the instructor before attending class if you have any medical issues that prevent you from inverting (glaucoma, heart condition, etc.) or putting pressure on your skin. If you have a spinal injury or medical condition, check with your doctor first.
If you have had botox or other skin fillers, wait 24 hours before doing inversions. If you are pregnant, please consult your physician before partaking in a class and inform the instructor prior to class.