• Monday to Thursday: 5am-10pm
  • Friday: 5am-9pm
  • Saturday: 7am-6pm
  • Sunday: 7am-5pm
  • One Odell Plaza, Yonkers, NY 10701

Aerial Silks Fitness

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Now offering 4 small group sessions for only $160. *Single session is regularly $49.
Purchase sessions and register now online through our member portal. *Only members are able to purchase online. You may also call the club and register with one of our member service representatives.

Schedule
Tuesday 6:30 PM – Beginner
Tuesday 7:30 PM – Level 1
Wednesday 6:30 PM – Level 2/3
Wednesday 7:30 PM – Beginner
Saturday 12:30 PM – Beginner
Saturday 1:30 PM – Level 2/3
Sunday 12:30 PM – Beginner
Sunday 1:30 PM – Level 1

*Please see level descriptions below.

About the Program
Aerial Silks is an alternative style of fitness suitable for any individual regardless of gender, age, body type, fitness level or range of flexibility. It is unique in that it is not only a workout to increase strength and flexibility, but also exercise cognitive skills and problem solving with the addition of the apparatus. Because of the endless possibilities of different movement of skills on the apparatus, workouts never become mundane or boring, but quite the opposite, more exciting and fun!

Whether you’re looking to enhance your current workout routine, increase your flexibility or just have fun, aerial silks fitness is a great option! Prepare to be challenged, sometimes a little confused, but mostly expect to laugh a lot!

Top Frequently Asked Questions

Students are introduced to the apparatus beginning with basic climbs, foot locks, inversions (going upside down), and starting skills.

Form fitting workout clothing. No socks. Note pad and pen strongly suggested. No excessively long fingernails or jewelry.

Yes! Beginner students start low to the ground and learn conditioning moves/skills to develop the strength to advance.

Students are encouraged to climb as high as they are comfortable. However, part of the aerial world is overcoming personal challenges.

Again, flexibility is slowly introduced and another bonus that comes along with practice.

It’s recommended that at least 3 sessions are taken either private or semi-private if it seems scary.

Meet Piper Tyrsdotter

Piper began with a background in yoga, and after teaching for a number of years, she was certified through an aerial yoga (hammock) program for aerial conditioning. Still seeking more air, she discovered aerial silks and was immediately hooked! She spent the next several years in multiple intensive programs all over NYC. She had been a professional aerial silks performance artist/instructor for the past 7 years for several circus schools for group classes, private instruction, and workshop intensives. She has worked with students of all ages, physical capabilities, and has experience in the restorative field for those with injuries. She also has an affinity for tiny hats!

Class Level requirements

Beginner
Introduction to aerial silks for beginners with little or no experience.

Level One
Must be able to climb 10 ft. Must have basic understanding of foot locks. Must be able to complete a sequence of four skills.

Levels Two/Three
Must be able to climb 15 ft. Must be able to invert. Must be able to complete a sequence of six skills.

Leslie B.Aerial Silks Student
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Piper is an amazing teacher; she's fun, tough, supportive and most importantly, an incredibly talented professional! She is dedicated to each student's personal goals as well as helping them get past their limitations. I'm so grateful to have the opportunity to learn from her!
KarynAerial Silks Student
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I've never followed an exercise regimen, and yet Piper has managed to turn this 50+ year old woman into a confident aerialist, performing skills that I never dreamed I was capable of doing. I'm proud to call her my teacher, and prouder still to call her my dear friend.
KatAerial Silks Student
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I hate the gym. The thought of climbing on to a machine and running in place is my own personal hell. But in 2017, I was preparing to get married and I needed to get in shape. I've grown stronger, both mentally and physically. I've been taking classes with her just about weekly ever since!
Tani G.Aerial Silks, Parent of Student
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My daughter has been training in Aerial Arts for over 5 years, 2 of those years were with Piper. She's had a tremendous impact on my daughter, and one of the few people my hug-averse daughter will hug. She is present and there for her students both pyhysically and emotionally.