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Yoga & Flying

WITH MEGHAN SACKMAN & ONE YOGA

Rescheduled to:

SUN, FEB 3RD, 1:00- 3:30 PM

One Yoga will start the morning with a yoga class that will get you warmed up and prepared for some creative play and movement. You will then get the opportunity to rotate through stations exploring the circus arts. This date's stations will be Silks, Trapeze and Acro. The Bird’s Nest provides a sanctuary for learning and offers instruction that is accessible to everyone. No previous experience is required!

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Cost is $30. Space is limited and pre-registration is required using the tickets link through OneYoga.


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Journey Dance™

WITH SARA EMHOF

SUN, FEB 3RD, 9:30AM - 10:45AM

Join Sara as she leads us through The JourneyDance™ Transformational Movement. The JourneyDance flow leads participants on a ritual journey of physical and emotional transformation. Through breath, sweat, and expression, you gain a palpable experience of yourself as pure powerful energy.
Combining the mindfulness of yoga and the creativity of dance, JourneyDance™ will calm your nervous system, empower your inner warrior, and burn some calories. Guided by music and a Journey Dance facilitator, participants are able to release stuck energy and feel at ease in their body.This modality is extremely effective for those experiencing chronic stress and anxiety. No dance experience needed.

Photo Credit: © 2018 JourneyDance

Journey Dance is a form of Ecstatic Dance. Ecstatic Dance does not have specific steps, and allows dancers abandon themselves to the rhythm and move freely as the music takes them, leading to trance and a feeling of ecstasy.

SINGLE PASS: $15


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DudePole!

Pole Fitness

WITH SARAH CAPUTI

SAT, FEB 9TH, 3:00PM - 5:00PM

Pole dance class for anyone who feels intimidated to try pole due to their masculinity or the stigma associated with it! Class will cover beginner pole moves, transitions, and climbs.

Class is geared towards for masculine types. If you are not male or male identifying you will not be turned away. No experience necessary but variations can be offered for students with more pole experience. Whether you're brand new to the pole or you've taken classes but you're still getting comfortable, this class is for you.

Early Bird Pricing ENDS FEB 2ND!

EARLY BIRD PASS: $20 TARDY BIRD PASS: $25


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Doubles Trapeze: Intermediate Level

WITH ILLY WELDEN & ASHLEY BUONAUGURIO

SUN, FEB 10TH, 1PM - 4PM

Illy Welden & Ashley Buonaugurio will lead you through a Doubles Trapeze workshop designed to create smooth partner transitions and build trust between flyer & catcher.

Subject matter will include dynamic hand to hand, doubles holds, drops & lifts. (Subject to change based on class needs.)

Prerequisites include the ability to invert from the ground unassisted, skin the cat, back balance, front balance, and single arm, knee hangs, and 60 second active hang.

Early Bird Pricing ENDS FEB 3RD!

EARLY BIRD PASS: $36 TARDY BIRD PASS: $40


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Femmentine's Day 2019

SAT, FEB 16TH, 2PM - 11PM

The Bird's Nest is proud to host the 2nd annual Femmentine's Day Event! Femmentine's Day is a celebration of femininity, sexuality, community and support of women-identified, femme, female, trans, non-binary, and gender non-conforming folks. We set the intention of creating a safe space for attendees to open up and let loose, to celebrate themselves and one another, and to feel empowered and connected with other individuals who also want to share in the beauty and magic of all that is "femme." 

2pm Welcome and Opening Activity with Miss Jay Kiss

2:30 Session 1: FemmePower Hoop Dance or Fiercely Sensual Burlesque

3:45 Session 2: Pole Artistry or Cirque du Femme Aerial Dance

5-6pm *Break for dinner*

6pm Welcome and Opening Activity

6:20 "Fantastic Femme" Releasing Inner Superhero Burlesque

7:40 Seduction & Self Love: Strip Tease and Partner Play

(Doors open 15 min prior to workshop start time)

9-9:30 *Break*

Show begins 9:30pm

This year's Femmentine's Day event will be packed with workshops and fun with an afternoon session running from 2 - 5pm and an evening session from 6 - 9pm followed by a performer showcase that YOU can participate in at 9:30! Performance showcase will only be open to attendees; if you are interested in performing submit an application by Feb 1st. This event is 18 and up.

Performer Application:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScizefo3FUvPFbRV3M3Vmsr_bgKkNtbKqoSKURYISkmE3544g/viewform?usp=sf_link

Questions, email Sarah at poledance.birdsnestbuffalo@gmail.com

EARLY BIRD PRICING ENDS FEB 2ND!

EARLY BIRD HALF DAY: $30 EARLY BIRD FULL DAY: $50

TARDY BIRD HALF DAY: $40 TARDY BIRD FULL DAY: $60


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Dizzy Dynamic Coinflip Extravaganza

WITH ALEXIS MARIE

SAT, MARCH 2ND, 4PM - 7PM

Hoopers! Join me for a hoop tech workshop covering my favorite topic, coinflips!!! We will be covering on and off body tech and exploring the fundamentals of coinflips as well combo building! This workshop is geared towards intermediate - advanced hoopers :)

** TICKETS ARE NON REFUNDABLE BUT CAN BE TRANSFERRED TO ANOTHER ATTENDEE

Recommended hoop size is 26-32 inch. There will be extra hoops as well! Hope to see you there !!!


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Acro Adventures with Hobs

WITH HOBS HOBOTUS

FRI, MARCH 8TH, 5:30 - 8:30PM

SAT, MARCH 9TH, 3:00 - 6:00PM

SUN, MARCH 10TH, 11:00-2:00PM & 3:00-6:00PM

We are so lucky to be welcoming Hobbs to Buffalo for an extended weekend full of fun and playful acro! If you have a refined practice, or maybe you’ve been coming for a while but have not learned the intricacies of dynamic acrobatics, these newly scheduled classes with Hobbs are for you!

Standing Acro with Hobbs will help you build a solid foundation of acro skills including:

Acro-dance Lifts; Standing Acrobatics including H2H, F2H; Banquine, Trio Swings & more!

Fri. 5:30 - 8:30pm       Acro Lifts
Sat. 3:00 - 6:00 pm     Banquine
Sun. 11:00 - 2:00pm    Trios & Swings
Sun. 3:00 - 6:00pm     Standing F2H & More 

Early Bird Pricing ENDS FEB 1ST!

Buy now while it's still available! (Serious, you should totally do it.) 

EARLY BIRD PASS: $120 TARDY BIRD PASS: $140

SINGLE WORKSHOP: $40