Switch to mobile website Switch to full website
Share Close

Intermediate German Wheel Workshop

$80Purchase required to enroll

Teen/Adult Class: Ages 16+ (Ages 13-15 allowed by permission of the studio)
Level: 201 (Intermediate, Some Experience Required, See Below)
Session: Summer Session 2018
Cost: $80 (Cost based on $40/hour including a $5 non-refundable registration deposit)
Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time: 4-6pm
Special Workshop Instructor: Carly Schuna

Requirements: Participants must be able to get their shoulders through the wheel in a sit rock and perform a high stomach rock independently. SHOES REQUIRED. The best shoes to wear are tight-fitting, lace-up, thin-soled shoes such as Converse or martial arts shoes.

Description: Welcome back to the German wheel!

German wheel is a captivating and challenging circus art with origins that trace back to competitive gymnastics. Incorporating elements of artistry, grace, strength, and balance, it's a mental and physical full-body workout. Wheel is unique in that it requires the performer to work in cooperation with the apparatus, almost joining as a single unit. In this workshop, you’ll advance the skills you already have by learning and refining forward and backward flips, stomach rock skills, free flying, bridges, hip circles, and more. Prior experience is required; participants must be able to get their shoulders through the wheel in a sit rock and perform a high stomach rock independently.

About the Instructor Carly Schuna
Carly Schuna is a four-time (2014-2017) women's national champion in wheel gymnastics and a certified German wheel coach through the USA Wheel Gymnastics Federation. She has competed, performed, trained, and coached throughout the United States as well as in Germany, Italy, and Japan. Carly is also a founder and executive board member of the Madison Circus Space, where she regularly teaches recreational wheel classes and coaches a competitive wheel team that includes both current junior national champions.
Cancellation policy A workshop that does not meet minimum enrollment may be canceled, at the discretion of the studio. Students will be informed at least 48 hours in advance if any changes must be made. Any cancellations made by the studio at least 48 hours in advance will be given a 100% refund. Due to the scheduled nature of this event, no refunds will be given to students who have to cancel.