Sleeper Entry to S Wrap

Also known as:

Sleeper Entrance To S Wrap



Level 3


Inverted Wrapped Skills
Sleeper Entrance to S Wrap Aerial Silks Advanced Inverted Wrapped Skills Video Tutorial
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The Sleeper Entry to S wrap is a surprising and clever way to set up for any skill that starts in an S wrap, including a Wheeldown. There are some tricks to make this entry work that we go over in this video.

This S Wrap entrance can be a sequence all on its own. This entrance also answers the question of what happens if you go the “wrong way” in a Sleeper Entry to Crossback Straddle, and this skill should be studied alongside that one for the fabric theory involved.

We teach this to students who already know more standard entries to S Wrap, and a good variety of skills that start from there.

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Building Blocks & Prerequisites

Some of the most important aerial silks skills, related movements, and prerequisites from our aerial video tutorial library that students should be very comfortable doing to succeed at Sleeper Entry to S Wrap.

Teaching Tools

Common Mistakes & Solutions

These are the most common mistakes we see with students when they are learning how to do the aerial silks skill Sleeper Entry to S Wrap and detailed directions on how to fix these problems to make the skill look and feel easy.

Related Aerial Drills

These similar aerial silks skills and aerial drills are helpful to troubleshoot and help with problems. Students don't need to have mastered the Sleeper Entry to S Wrap to work on these related skills and drills. These drills may help your students make important connections and answer the question "What am I doing wrong?".

Ground Drills for Aerialists

These are some of our favorite ground drills for aerialists for Sleeper Entry to S Wrap. They can be used as part of the ground warm up or as part of the aerial class teaching progression.

Aerial Silks Variations

These are different variations of Sleeper Entry to S Wrap. Students should be very comfortable with the current skill before working on these different or more advanced variations. They can be used for further exploration, managing students with different levels and adding variety to aerial silks choreography.

Planning Ahead

Next Steps

These are the next steps we teach to our aerial silks students after they’re comfortable with Sleeper Entry to S Wrap. The next steps can be started right away and they lead toward specific future goals which are often the most advanced aerial silks skills.

Future Goals

These are some of the more advanced silks skills that build on the strength and control taught in Sleeper Entry to S Wrap. They are not the next immediate steps, but rather long term planning goals.


Aerial Silks Sequences, Transitions and Combinations

These are aerial silks sequences, transitions, and combinations that include the aerial skill Sleeper Entry to S Wrap. They are fun, creative, and challenge sequences from our aerial video tutorial library.

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