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    • 11 Feb 2019
    • 4 Mar 2019
    • 4 sessions
    • Studio Friction
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    Studio Friction's Rope Bondage Series
    Beginner Course 2

    Cost/Tying Pair: Basic Price* - $125 | WRAPPED Price** - $105 | TIED/BOUND Price - $95
    Instructor: Princess-Yum-Yum & BendyBunny
    When: Monday February 11, 18, 25, & March 4 - 6:00-7:30 PM

    Level up to level 2!

    Description: So now you know the two rope gote, lets add another rope and learn new frictions and different ties. In this class you'll learn so practical ties to work on rope flow, as well as futo (or fat leg) ties, and of course the third rope to the gote!

    Prerequisites: Didn't make it to the first course? No worries, you'll have a few weeks to brush up your two rope gote (tons of online videos to do this or come to an open lab and ask someone for help!). So prerequisites are knowledge of the two rope gote and it's frictions, and a non-collapsible single column!

    *Basic Price includes the following: All 4 Classes, Basic WRAPPED Membership for each person, and entry into all Thursday Open Labs following the Monday's class

    **WRAPPED Price includes all 4 classes and entry in all Thursday Open Labs following the Monday's class.
    • 11 Feb 2019
    • 4 Mar 2019
    • 4 sessions
    • Studio Friction
    • 8
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    Studio Friction's Rope Bondage Series
    Intermediate Course 2

    Cost/Tying Pair: NEW MEMBER Price* - $125 | WRAPPED Price** - $115 | BOUND & TIED  Price - $95
    Instructor: Princess-Yum-Yum & bendybunny
    When: Monday February 11th, 18th, 25th and March 4th from 7:45-9:15 PM

    YOU'VE ASKED WE LISTENED! Starting in February we started our
    7 four week course series, from beginner to advanced
    .  

    Description: This course builds on the first 3 courses and is the second at the intermediate level. Hip Harnesses and such will be taught in this class, and of course we will expand on suspension knowledge too.

    Requirements: Working knowledge of the three rope gote(TK), knowledge of lock offs for uplines, basic negotiation skills, 6-10 - 30' lengths of rope, 3-5 load rated carabiners or a suspension ring.

    WRAPPED Price includes all 4 classes and entry in all Thursday Open Labs following the Monday's class
    • 13 Feb 2019
    • 24 Apr 2019
    • 10 sessions
    • Studio Friction
    Register


    Surface to Air: Strength and Flexibility Conditioning and Introduction to Aerial Fabric

    Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 pm

    Cost:

    • $22/drop in 
    • 4 pack for $80 (must be used within 3 months)

    All levels welcome

    New to aerial arts? Want to learn the basic terminology and moves? Trying to build strength and stamina to allow you to move better in the air? Want to work on your flexibility or lines as a shibari suspension flyer? This class is for you! A combination conditioning class and introduction to aerial fabric, this class will help you gain the strength, knowledge, and endurance to successfully move on to Level 2 Aerial; look and feel better as a rope flyer; or just improve your overall fitness level while having fun! This class is designed with the rope suspension flyer in mind, but all are welcome to attend.


    • 13 Feb 2019
    • 6 Mar 2019
    • 4 sessions
    • Studio Friction
    • 1
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    Studio Friction's Rope Bondage Series:
    Beginner Course 1

    Cost/Tying Pair: New Member Price* - $125| WRAPPED Price** - $105 | TIED Price - $100 | BOUND Price - $90
    Instructor: Switchtext & Smitten
    When: Wednesday February 13th, 20th, 27th & March 6th - 6-7:30 PM

    Don't miss out on another opportunity to start our
    Rope Course Series. 

    Description: This course is our beginner level 1 course. In this 4- class course you will learn the basics of negotiations, anatomy and physiology for rope safety, tension, frictions, and use it all to build a 2-rope, suspension worthy, Gote (TK, box tie). 

    CLASS IS LIMITED TO 8 TYING PAIRS

    About your instructors: 

    Nate/Switchtext (He/Him/His):

    Nate is the creative director and a co-founder of Studio Friction. He has an intense interest in craft of rope and is more interested in understanding the details and the sensations of rope bondage than mastering someone’s specific pattern. He’s been tying for 10 years, and is a wealth of knowledge around this craft, but he still revels in the fact that there is still so much more to learn!

    Dani/Smitten (She / Her / Hers):

    Dani is one year into kink 4 months into rope and now learning to tie.

    You would likely find her in attendance at a wide variety of community events. She is easily identified…just follow the hysterical laughter. Dani is thrilled to participate in cultivating a fun and inviting atmosphere for rope education within the kink community.


    *New Member Price includes the following: All 4 Classes, Basic WRAPPED Membership for each person, and entry into all Thursday Open Labs following the Monday's class

    **WRAPPED Price includes all 4 classes and entry in all Thursday Open Labs following the Monday's class.
    • 19 Feb 2019
    • 30 Apr 2019
    • 9 sessions
    • Studio Friction
    Register


    Performance Workshop

    Do you have an interest in performing movement art? Have you performed in the past and want to explore a deeper level of artistic expression through one or a combination of rope bondage, aerial silks, lyra, kink, and acrobatics?

    Your imagination is the only limit! What kind of unique performance could we create by combining lyra and bondage? What does dance look like in partial bondage? What sort of mythical creature could we dream up by tying multiple people together? You get the idea.

    Free Informational and Brainstorming Session on February 5th:

    • Come meet and discuss what a group performance could look like and how you can be involved
    • Come brainstorm and establish overall story concepts
    • Come share and explore performance ideas
    • We will build a framework and a path forward for what we do as a group.

    When: Tuesday Evenings for 3 months.

    During these evenings we will rehearse and develop performances with the intent to perform a final cohesive program with costumes, lighting, and music!

    All talent is welcome.

    The performance will be developed with the help of the group's input, our coach Sarah Dawn, and artistic director Nate. After three months, you will leave the workshop with a well rehearsed and developed act, a video of your performance, and professional quality photos.

    Cost: $250/person with a 15 person goal

    • 21 Feb 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Studio Friction Main Room
    • 50
    Register


    Cost: Free for BOUND and TIED Members - $5 for WRAPPED Members. *Guest are welcome to attend for an additional $5 membership fee at the door.

    Every Thursday from 7-9 pm Studio Friction opens the doors for members to come practice their rope work. Make sure to some rope and maybe the partner you met at the Meet & Greet, no class will be offered but folks will be around to answer questions!


    • 23 Feb 2019
    • 9:00 PM
    • 24 Feb 2019
    • 2:30 AM
    • Studio Friction
    Register

    TalkSexy.org and Studio Friction are proud to announce a post Valentine’s day sex-positive play party on February 23rdMy Kinky Valentine, a Twisted Play Party.


    My Kinky Valentine is open to all people, no matter how you identify. Our goal is create a safe space to bring together our community and explore our sexual selves! We will have multiple performances, a shibari performance, along with kink tastings and demos, giving you a chance to experience many different kinky sensations.

    The event is held at Studio Friction, The space will have multiple play spaces set-up for you to enjoy just about anything your heart desires!  Bring your favorite Kink and share.

    *** CONSENT IS SEXY and MANDATORY FOR THIS EVENT***

    Date:              Saturday February 23rd
    Itinerary:             8 pm – PAL Meet & Greet
                9 pm – Doors open for everyone!
                          10:30 pm – Performances and tastings begin
                          11:30 pm – Play spaces open for play
                            2:30 am – Closing time
    Attire:            Your sexiest Valentine outfit!

    This event is BYOB and we will have a bartender and a few mixers to pour your drinks!

    ***MUST BE 21 YEARS OLD TO ATTEND THIS EVENT***

    We will be using the PAL system for this event.  What is a PAL? – Pervy Activity Liaison

    1. No singles will be admitted to the party.  This applies to all genders
    2. All attendees must attend with another attendee, couple or more-some
    3. PALs must know and trust each other, you must arrive together and leave together
      • You are responsible for your PAL and their actions, so pick a good one!
    4. You and your PAL can be any gender and orientation, you do not need to be in a relationship with your PAL.It is simple bring a friend 

    Any questions about the PAL, ask us at info@talksexy.org

    Don't have a PAL? Come to our very special PAL Meet & Greet from 8-9 PM to find one! Cost is $10 and you can use that towards your ticket entry to the party!

    Entry is $25/person when you preregister (you save $5 if you are a current member of Studio Friction) and is limited to 150 people! Cost increase to $35/person at the door (if available), so register early! We have multiple volunteer positions available so please contact TalkSexy or Studio Friction if you’re interested!

    Get your tickets here:  

    Come join us and be your sexually open self in a safe, sexually expressive, setting where we pride ourselves on CONSENT and sex-positivity!

    About Us:

    • TalkSexy has been bringing some of Denver’s best sex-positive educational opportunities and events to Denver for 4 years. After the success of our holiday party, we will be co-hosting sex-positive play parties with Studio Friction regularly!  See TalkSexy.org for more about us.
    • Studio Friction opened its doors in November of 2017 and is a sex-positive shibari and aerial arts studio.  Studio Friction is housed in a 3200 sq. ft. multi-use space in the heart of the Santa Fe Arts District, a short 10-minute walk from the lightrail, and plenty of parking onsite and on the street.


    • 27 Feb 2019
    • 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    • Studio Friction
    Register

    Open Gym Jam

    Wednesdays 2:30-5:30 pm
    $5/hr

    This is your chance to practice what you’ve been working on in class. Silks, Lira, Sling and corde lisse (aerial rope) provided; room available to hang your own apparatus. Aerialists and rope artists alike are welcome


    • 27 Feb 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
    • Studio Friction
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    Such Great Heights: Level 2 Aerial

    Wednesdays 6:30-7:45pm

    Cost: $24/Drop-in

    Prior experience required

    This class is for those who already have some past aerial experience and the strength and stamina to repeatedly climb and move in the air. We will build off basics to develop deeper understand of theory and pathways and explore more complex sequences, drops, and skills while maintaining a focus on strength-building, poise, and endurance on the fabric.


    • 27 Feb 2019
    • 7:45 PM - 9:15 PM
    • Studio Friction
    Register


    Learning the Ropes: Corde Lisse (Aerial Rope)

    Wednesdays 7:45-9

    Cost: $24/drop in

    Prior experience required

    This class is for those with prior corde lisse/vertical apparatus knowledge and training. Come learn corde lisse from Sarah Dawn, a passionate, professional aerial rope instructor and performer. In this class you will learn the movement and techniques that make corde lisse so unique...beats and momentum, technical sequences, and strength and conditioning to flawlessly execute amazing moves. Please check in with the instructor prior to your first class to ensure it is right for you.


    • 28 Feb 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Studio Friction Main Room
    • 50
    Register


    Cost: Free for BOUND and TIED Members - $5 for WRAPPED Members. *Guest are welcome to attend for an additional $5 membership fee at the door.

    Every Thursday from 7-9 pm Studio Friction opens the doors for members to come practice their rope work. Make sure to some rope and maybe the partner you met at the Meet & Greet, no class will be offered but folks will be around to answer questions!


    • 6 Mar 2019
    • 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    • Studio Friction
    Register

    Open Gym Jam

    Wednesdays 2:30-5:30 pm
    $5/hr

    This is your chance to practice what you’ve been working on in class. Silks, Lira, Sling and corde lisse (aerial rope) provided; room available to hang your own apparatus. Aerialists and rope artists alike are welcome


    • 6 Mar 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
    • Studio Friction
    Register


    Such Great Heights: Level 2 Aerial

    Wednesdays 6:30-7:45pm

    Cost: $24/Drop-in

    Prior experience required

    This class is for those who already have some past aerial experience and the strength and stamina to repeatedly climb and move in the air. We will build off basics to develop deeper understand of theory and pathways and explore more complex sequences, drops, and skills while maintaining a focus on strength-building, poise, and endurance on the fabric.


    • 6 Mar 2019
    • 7:45 PM - 9:15 PM
    • Studio Friction
    Register


    Learning the Ropes: Corde Lisse (Aerial Rope)

    Wednesdays 7:45-9

    Cost: $24/drop in

    Prior experience required

    This class is for those with prior corde lisse/vertical apparatus knowledge and training. Come learn corde lisse from Sarah Dawn, a passionate, professional aerial rope instructor and performer. In this class you will learn the movement and techniques that make corde lisse so unique...beats and momentum, technical sequences, and strength and conditioning to flawlessly execute amazing moves. Please check in with the instructor prior to your first class to ensure it is right for you.


    • 10 Mar 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Studio Friction
    Register

    Studio Friction Presents the next Photography Social

    Cost: $20/WRAPPED/TIED Member - $15/BOUND Member
    *become a member for an additional $5

    Join us March 10th from 1-6 PM for our Photography Social. This event is for models, riggers, and photographers alike to build their portfolios and have fun! We have changed it up slightly so make sure to get here on time for the new orientation where we cover what to expect and proper etiquette. Everyone will sign a photo release and all images will be available on DropBox for use by the photographer, model, rigger, and studio. We will have two backgrounds set up as well as open space throughout the studio to shoot. We ask that you be mindful of your time while using the backdrops so that everyone has an opportunity to use them. 

    Things you should bring as a photographers: Camera, Lights, Additional Backdrops, Props

    Photos do not have to include shibari/rope. All types of models with any skill level welcome! Bring extra outfits to change into and any props you wish to use! 


    • 13 Mar 2019
    • 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    • Studio Friction
    Register

    Open Gym Jam

    Wednesdays 2:30-5:30 pm
    $5/hr

    This is your chance to practice what you’ve been working on in class. Silks, Lira, Sling and corde lisse (aerial rope) provided; room available to hang your own apparatus. Aerialists and rope artists alike are welcome


    • 13 Mar 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
    • Studio Friction
    Register


    Such Great Heights: Level 2 Aerial

    Wednesdays 6:30-7:45pm

    Cost: $24/Drop-in

    Prior experience required

    This class is for those who already have some past aerial experience and the strength and stamina to repeatedly climb and move in the air. We will build off basics to develop deeper understand of theory and pathways and explore more complex sequences, drops, and skills while maintaining a focus on strength-building, poise, and endurance on the fabric.


    • 13 Mar 2019
    • 7:45 PM - 9:15 PM
    • Studio Friction
    Register


    Learning the Ropes: Corde Lisse (Aerial Rope)

    Wednesdays 7:45-9

    Cost: $24/drop in

    Prior experience required

    This class is for those with prior corde lisse/vertical apparatus knowledge and training. Come learn corde lisse from Sarah Dawn, a passionate, professional aerial rope instructor and performer. In this class you will learn the movement and techniques that make corde lisse so unique...beats and momentum, technical sequences, and strength and conditioning to flawlessly execute amazing moves. Please check in with the instructor prior to your first class to ensure it is right for you.


    • 20 Mar 2019
    • 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    • Studio Friction
    Register

    Open Gym Jam

    Wednesdays 2:30-5:30 pm
    $5/hr

    This is your chance to practice what you’ve been working on in class. Silks, Lira, Sling and corde lisse (aerial rope) provided; room available to hang your own apparatus. Aerialists and rope artists alike are welcome


    • 20 Mar 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
    • Studio Friction
    Register


    Such Great Heights: Level 2 Aerial

    Wednesdays 6:30-7:45pm

    Cost: $24/Drop-in

    Prior experience required

    This class is for those who already have some past aerial experience and the strength and stamina to repeatedly climb and move in the air. We will build off basics to develop deeper understand of theory and pathways and explore more complex sequences, drops, and skills while maintaining a focus on strength-building, poise, and endurance on the fabric.


    • 20 Mar 2019
    • 7:45 PM - 9:15 PM
    • Studio Friction
    Register


    Learning the Ropes: Corde Lisse (Aerial Rope)

    Wednesdays 7:45-9

    Cost: $24/drop in

    Prior experience required

    This class is for those with prior corde lisse/vertical apparatus knowledge and training. Come learn corde lisse from Sarah Dawn, a passionate, professional aerial rope instructor and performer. In this class you will learn the movement and techniques that make corde lisse so unique...beats and momentum, technical sequences, and strength and conditioning to flawlessly execute amazing moves. Please check in with the instructor prior to your first class to ensure it is right for you.


    • 27 Mar 2019
    • 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    • Studio Friction
    Register

    Open Gym Jam

    Wednesdays 2:30-5:30 pm
    $5/hr

    This is your chance to practice what you’ve been working on in class. Silks, Lira, Sling and corde lisse (aerial rope) provided; room available to hang your own apparatus. Aerialists and rope artists alike are welcome


    • 27 Mar 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
    • Studio Friction
    Register


    Such Great Heights: Level 2 Aerial

    Wednesdays 6:30-7:45pm

    Cost: $24/Drop-in

    Prior experience required

    This class is for those who already have some past aerial experience and the strength and stamina to repeatedly climb and move in the air. We will build off basics to develop deeper understand of theory and pathways and explore more complex sequences, drops, and skills while maintaining a focus on strength-building, poise, and endurance on the fabric.


    • 27 Mar 2019
    • 7:45 PM - 9:15 PM
    • Studio Friction
    Register


    Learning the Ropes: Corde Lisse (Aerial Rope)

    Wednesdays 7:45-9

    Cost: $24/drop in

    Prior experience required

    This class is for those with prior corde lisse/vertical apparatus knowledge and training. Come learn corde lisse from Sarah Dawn, a passionate, professional aerial rope instructor and performer. In this class you will learn the movement and techniques that make corde lisse so unique...beats and momentum, technical sequences, and strength and conditioning to flawlessly execute amazing moves. Please check in with the instructor prior to your first class to ensure it is right for you.


    • 3 Apr 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
    • Studio Friction
    Register


    Such Great Heights: Level 2 Aerial

    Wednesdays 6:30-7:45pm

    Cost: $24/Drop-in

    Prior experience required

    This class is for those who already have some past aerial experience and the strength and stamina to repeatedly climb and move in the air. We will build off basics to develop deeper understand of theory and pathways and explore more complex sequences, drops, and skills while maintaining a focus on strength-building, poise, and endurance on the fabric.


    • 3 Apr 2019
    • 7:45 PM - 9:15 PM
    • Studio Friction
    Register


    Learning the Ropes: Corde Lisse (Aerial Rope)

    Wednesdays 7:45-9

    Cost: $24/drop in

    Prior experience required

    This class is for those with prior corde lisse/vertical apparatus knowledge and training. Come learn corde lisse from Sarah Dawn, a passionate, professional aerial rope instructor and performer. In this class you will learn the movement and techniques that make corde lisse so unique...beats and momentum, technical sequences, and strength and conditioning to flawlessly execute amazing moves. Please check in with the instructor prior to your first class to ensure it is right for you.


    • 10 Apr 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
    • Studio Friction
    Register


    Such Great Heights: Level 2 Aerial

    Wednesdays 6:30-7:45pm

    Cost: $24/Drop-in

    Prior experience required

    This class is for those who already have some past aerial experience and the strength and stamina to repeatedly climb and move in the air. We will build off basics to develop deeper understand of theory and pathways and explore more complex sequences, drops, and skills while maintaining a focus on strength-building, poise, and endurance on the fabric.


    • 10 Apr 2019
    • 7:45 PM - 9:15 PM
    • Studio Friction
    Register


    Learning the Ropes: Corde Lisse (Aerial Rope)

    Wednesdays 7:45-9

    Cost: $24/drop in

    Prior experience required

    This class is for those with prior corde lisse/vertical apparatus knowledge and training. Come learn corde lisse from Sarah Dawn, a passionate, professional aerial rope instructor and performer. In this class you will learn the movement and techniques that make corde lisse so unique...beats and momentum, technical sequences, and strength and conditioning to flawlessly execute amazing moves. Please check in with the instructor prior to your first class to ensure it is right for you.


    • 17 Apr 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
    • Studio Friction
    Register


    Such Great Heights: Level 2 Aerial

    Wednesdays 6:30-7:45pm

    Cost: $24/Drop-in

    Prior experience required

    This class is for those who already have some past aerial experience and the strength and stamina to repeatedly climb and move in the air. We will build off basics to develop deeper understand of theory and pathways and explore more complex sequences, drops, and skills while maintaining a focus on strength-building, poise, and endurance on the fabric.


    • 17 Apr 2019
    • 7:45 PM - 9:15 PM
    • Studio Friction
    Register


    Learning the Ropes: Corde Lisse (Aerial Rope)

    Wednesdays 7:45-9

    Cost: $24/drop in

    Prior experience required

    This class is for those with prior corde lisse/vertical apparatus knowledge and training. Come learn corde lisse from Sarah Dawn, a passionate, professional aerial rope instructor and performer. In this class you will learn the movement and techniques that make corde lisse so unique...beats and momentum, technical sequences, and strength and conditioning to flawlessly execute amazing moves. Please check in with the instructor prior to your first class to ensure it is right for you.


    • 24 Apr 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
    • Studio Friction
    Register


    Such Great Heights: Level 2 Aerial

    Wednesdays 6:30-7:45pm

    Cost: $24/Drop-in

    Prior experience required

    This class is for those who already have some past aerial experience and the strength and stamina to repeatedly climb and move in the air. We will build off basics to develop deeper understand of theory and pathways and explore more complex sequences, drops, and skills while maintaining a focus on strength-building, poise, and endurance on the fabric.


    • 24 Apr 2019
    • 7:45 PM - 9:15 PM
    • Studio Friction
    Register


    Learning the Ropes: Corde Lisse (Aerial Rope)

    Wednesdays 7:45-9

    Cost: $24/drop in

    Prior experience required

    This class is for those with prior corde lisse/vertical apparatus knowledge and training. Come learn corde lisse from Sarah Dawn, a passionate, professional aerial rope instructor and performer. In this class you will learn the movement and techniques that make corde lisse so unique...beats and momentum, technical sequences, and strength and conditioning to flawlessly execute amazing moves. Please check in with the instructor prior to your first class to ensure it is right for you.


Past events

14 Feb 2019 Studio Friction's Beginner Class & Open Rope Lab
13 Feb 2019 Learning the Ropes : Corde Lisse (Aerial Rope)
13 Feb 2019 Such Great Heights: Level 2 Aerials
13 Feb 2019 Aerial Open Gym Jam
10 Feb 2019 Drop-In Rope Treating Day
9 Feb 2019 Studio Friction Volunteer Call-Out
8 Feb 2019 Casual Friday Play and Social
7 Feb 2019 Studio Friction's Open Lab & Rope Tastings!
5 Feb 2019 Studio Friction Presents: A Performance Workshop - Free Brainstorming Session
31 Jan 2019 Studio Friction's Open Rope Lab
30 Jan 2019 Such Great Heights: Level 2 Aerial
30 Jan 2019 Aerial Open Gym Jam
24 Jan 2019 Studio Friction's Open Rope Lab
23 Jan 2019 Such Great Heights: Level 2 Aerial
23 Jan 2019 Aerial Open Gym Jam
18 Jan 2019 Studio Friction Play Party
17 Jan 2019 Studio Friction's Open Rope Lab
16 Jan 2019 Such Great Heights: Level 2 Aerial
16 Jan 2019 Aerial Open Gym Jam
12 Jan 2019 Cirque-Bari w/ Sarah Dawn & Maiki of RopesInspireMe
11 Jan 2019 Casual Friday Play and Social
10 Jan 2019 Studio Friction's Beginner Class & Open Rope Lab
9 Jan 2019 Such Great Heights: Level 2 Aerial
9 Jan 2019 Surface to Air: Level 1 Aerial
9 Jan 2019 Aerial Open Gym Jam
7 Jan 2019 Studio Friction's Rope Bondage Series - Intermediate Course 1
7 Jan 2019 Studio Friction's Rope Bondage Series - Beginner Course 1
3 Jan 2019 Studio Friction's Open Lab & Rope Tastings!
2 Jan 2019 Such Great Heights: Level 2 Aerial
2 Jan 2019 Surface to Air: Level 1 Aerial
2 Jan 2019 Aerial Open Gym Jam
27 Dec 2018 Studio Friction's Open Rope Lab
26 Dec 2018 Such Great Heights: Level 2 Aeria