Aerial Silks is a type of performance in which one or more artists perform aerial acrobatics while hanging from a unique fabric. Performers climb the suspended fabric without using safety lines; relying on their training and skill to ensure safety. Aerial Silks have gained popularity not just in India but across the globe in various films & reality shows. Professional aerialist, Sohini explains how this unique fitness form is done and the precautions necessary while doing the act.
Aerial Silks are a kind of acrobatics while hanging from a fabric. The exercise is also known as aerial contortion, aerial ribbons, aerial tissues, fabric, ribbon and more.
Performing Aerial Silk has baby benefits including spinal decompression, lymphatic movement, myo-fascial tissue / adhesion release, fun mental acuity, feeling of well being, core strengthening, upper body development, lower body stability and more.
As per a special study by American Council on Exercise (ACE), a single 50-minute session of Aerial Silk burns an average of 320 calories.