Leysan Gayazova

Leysan Gayazova trained at the Circus School of Kazan specializing in aerial hoop, rope and tissue. She has won awards at the Moscow Festival and Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain. Prior to performing for Cirque du Soleil, she performed with the Russian circus “Ros Gos Cirque” for 2 years. She performed for Cirque du Soleil in the touring shows Amaluna and Varekai. In addition to teaching aerial hoop and flexibility at Shine, she also coaches corde lisse, and contortion.


Leysan Gayazova instructs the following:
  • Flexibility
  • To enjoy the benefits of flexibility, one must understand the body and the way it responds to specific poses and movements. The class is designed to increase flexibility and improve body alignment through a variety of deep stretches and challenging positions (splits, backbends, hip and shoulder mobility, etc…). All levels are welcome, but be prepared to leave your comfort zone!
     
    Level: Open
     
    Recommended Attire: Short sleeve or long sleeve shirt (please no tank tops), yoga pants or capris. You will remove shoes and jewelry prior to class.
     

  • Abs & Booty
  • Abs&Booty is a half hour of intense core work. Set on a upbeat music, you’ll work your entire core to help sculpt the body,enhance abdominal definition and stability. This class is a must for any fitness enthusiast needing to strengthen the stabilizer muscles. Improve tone not just in gluts and abs, but also in your lower back, quads, hamstrings, and inner thighs!

    This class is for all fitness levels, and it is a great way to fit a quick but challenging workout into your busy day. This mat work will give you the bottom half you've always wanted.

    In 30 min You get EVERYTHING you need!

    Level: Open

    Recommended Attire: Short sleeve or long sleeve shirt (please no tank tops), yoga pants or capris. You will remove shoes and jewelry prior to class.


  • Intro to Aerial Fitness
  • First Timers this class is for you!

    This Intro Class is designed to teach the fundamentals of Aerial Fitness utilizing Aerial Silks and Hoop.

    You do not have to be a professional or even a fitness junkie, you just need the desire to learn and to use your body strength in a new and different way.

    Level: Beginner

    Recommended Attire: Short sleeve or long sleeve shirt (please no tank tops), yoga pants or capris. You will remove socks, shoes, and jewelry prior to class.


  • Aerial Hoop (Lyra) Level 1
  • It is recommended to take Intro to Aerial before taking this class.
     
    Besides having fun and feeling like a performer, you will develop upper body, core and grip strength, which will allow you to support your own weight on the hoop. You will develop an increased flexibility and body awareness through your positioning on the apparatus. Learn from some of the most talented and experienced instructors how to flip, pose, roll, turn, and transitioning combinations in this unique Level 1 Lyra class.

    Level: Novice

    Recommended Attire: Short sleeve or long sleeve shirt (please no tank tops), yoga pants or capris. You will remove socks, shoes, and jewelry prior to class.


  • Aerial Hoop (Lyra) Level 2
  • Instructor recommended after taking Aerial Hoop (Lyra) Level 1
     
    This class takes developing Aerial Hoop skills to a higher level! It is designed for those who are comfortable with the Lyra and have attended Aerial Hoop Level 1 classes regularly. You will continue to develop your flexibility and body awareness through more challenging positioning of the Aerial Hoop as well as work on spinning, transitions and combinations.
    Level: Intermediate

    Recommended Attire: Short sleeve or long sleeve shirt (please no tank tops), yoga pants or capris. You will remove socks, shoes, and jewelry prior to class.