Health Benefits Series: Lyra

Have you ever heard of Lyra? No? What about aerial hoop? Both mean the same and involve a workout in a hoop that is suspended from the ceiling. According to the National Institute of Circus Arts, the aerial hoop, also known as the Lyra, is “a circular steel apparatus suspended from the ceiling, on which circus artists may perform aerial acrobatics.”

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Health Benefits Series: Aerial Silks

Aerial silks are more than just a fun activity with poses that look beautiful on camera. Silks provide a range of health benefits that target your physical strength, figure and mood. All of which can be improved through regular participation in aerial silks, as well as other aerial arts. This week’s blog will review exactly what your body can gain by taking part in aerial silks classes.

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Health Benefits Series : Pole Fitness

Welcome back Zeal blog readers! This weeks post is a tangent to the last post and will dive deeper into the health benefits of specifically pole fitness.


At Zeal we are focused on changing the stigma and stereotypes associated with pole fitness. In our quest to move away from this stigma, there has been an interest in learning more about the benefits of pole fitness.


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Christina VanDam
Benefits of Aerial Fitness

Looking to mix up your basic fitness routine? Perhaps something out of the box that keeps you on track with your fitness journey? Or maybe even just a fun day out with the girls “hanging” out? Aerial fitness is a great alternative to your traditional brick and mortar gym life. Zeal offers…

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Christina VanDam