Who tried it: Gabrielle Olya, PEOPLE writer and reporter
Level of Difficulty: 9 (on a scale from 1 to 10 — beginners beware!)
Walking into the sunlit room of AIR Aerial Fitness’ Los Angeles location, filled with turquoise hanging silk hammocks of varying lengths, I wasn’t sure if I’d walked into a workout class or an audition for Pink’s next music video.
What ensued over the next 50 minutes of my AIR Foundation class was unlike any workout I had experienced before. Having tried everything from boot camp to barre classes, I thought I would be prepared for any workout, but this was definitely one of the most challenging classes I have ever tried.
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The class began with a warm-up to get the heart pumping that included classic moves like jumping jacks and high knees. Soon, we were getting to know our silks, first just sitting in them, and soon hanging upside down from them and spinning in circles (I learned that I do not enjoy being upside down!).Read more at PeopleTVwatch