Vertical apparatuses present a unique challenge in transitioning from ground to air. How does one approach, connect with, and then mount fabric/rope without looking like everyone else? This workshop will give you new techniques for generating more fluid movement, and an improvisational structure to reveal personal expression.Prerequisite: at least level 2 on either rope or fabric.Equipment: a mixture of fabrics and ropesLead Master Trainer for Born to Fly™ and founder of Revolve Aerial Dance, Julianna Hane brings a variety of movement training techniques to the aerial world. She has developed curriculum as a college dance professor, K-12 teacher, somatics educator, RYT-200 (yoga instructor), and aerial instructor since 2008. Julianna's focus is training the body/mind from different perspectives, particularly using Laban Movement Analysis. Having written her master's thesis on the process of making an aerial dance, her passion is integrating the function of the body with personal expression. She is the author of The Aerial Teacher's Handbook and offers Born to Fly™ teacher trainings throughout the USA.