Baby, It’s Cold Outside: Tips for warming up in winter

A Canadian toque is just one piece of clothing Heather Hammond recommends for aerialists training in the cold

Yup. It’s cold out. As a Canadian, Mama Silks says, “Stop your grumbling, get out your tuque and your down coat and get your behind to class.”
Many of my American students may not understand my "Canadian," so here’s an image of the "tuque" our Canadian athletes will be wearing at the upcoming Sochi Olympics.

January 28, 2014; 2:45 pm ;

Getting into the swing of things in Brattleboro

A simple swing hangs from a tree outside Krystyn's new home in lush, green Vermont

I survived my first week of circus life! My Residency program started this week and I had my first private lesson in dance trapeze, with Aimee Hancock. She is an amazing instructor and I feel really lucky to be working with her. I definitely thought of Susan this week, while working on dance trapeze. I'm really surprised how much I've fallen in love with the apparatus.

November 6, 2013; 9:00 am ;