Thursday, May 12, 2011

Flying with Aerial Silk

by Meghann on May 12, 2011

Just when I think I’ve done it all in Orlando….

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…. I realize I haven’t done a thing. :)

You may be asking yourself – What the heck is she doing?

Oh, just a little Aerial Silk action at Orlando Aerial Arts.

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Pretty cool, right?

I mean..

No biggie.

I do it all the time.

I was born to fly with Aerial Silks. ;)

NOT

Lies, all lies!

But, it’s fun to pretend, like I know what I’m doing.

Earlier this week Katy had forwarded a Living Social deal my way for aerial silk classes at Orlando Aerial Arts. My first thought was ‘How COOL is that?!?!’ My second was ‘Where has this place been hiding?!?! We have to film a Meals and Miles show there ASAP!’

So, that’s exactly what we did!

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I brought the IzonOrlando crew along to film and I took the 7:30 intro class.

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With the help of a couple of friends of course. ;)

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I love that Kelly and Katy are always down for an adventure. ;)

And, TRUST ME, this class was an adventure!

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We climbed, we hung upside down, we flipped, we laughed, we grunted, we had FUN.

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Playing on the silks was just like playing on a jungle gym, only I don’t remember my arms hurting as much to do flips when I was younger! It requires a TON of upper body strength and I know my arms are going to be hurting in the morning.

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I’m not going to lie – this was A LOT harder than I thought it was going to me. All the advanced girls made it looks SO easy! It’s not.

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Luckily, the instructors were AMAZING and always had our backs.

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It took a while, but eventually everyone got the hang of it.

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Kelly wins for superstar of the night. Proof that strength training does pay off.

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Go, Kelly, Go!

You’ll have to tune into next week’s episode of Meals and Miles to learn more about the awesomeness of Aerial Silks! Trust me, it will be an episode not to be missed!

:)

Before the class I fueled up with a Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Larabar.

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And after class I was STARVING. Luckily I discovered a Chick-Fil-A on my way home.

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I <3 their Chicken and Fruit Salad. It may be my favorite fast food salad ever invented.

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It’s great in a pinch and was just what I needed to fill my belly for the long drive home.

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At home I had a cookie. :)

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I am WIPED. Time for bed.

GOOD NIGHT!

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