Jill Franklin’s Beginners Guide to Aerial Silk provides complete easy to follow instruction for the beginning aerialist. In clear concise directions along with beautiful photos, Jill takes you on a lively tour from aerial silk fundamentals to learning how to climb, wrap, invert and spiral your body into and out of an array of positions. The book also includes an at home guide of strength building exercises that will help you excel more rapidly. Safety, clean technique and proper form are all emphasized throughout this guide. Beginners Guide to Aerial Silk is not intended as a sole learning avenue but rather a tool to assist you when taking aerial with a qualified instructor. This guide will help you gain the strength of a cirque performer, the lovely lines of a ballet dancer and the ease of movement like a Pilates pro.