Aerial Equipment Installation

  • Can I hang a yoga hammock outside?

    Yes, the hammocks can be very lovely to use outside! It's easy to set up and take down, so it makes for a great outdoor activity. Please beware that the silk fabrics will fade more quickly in direct sunlight, and we never recommend storing your hammock outside. Color fading does not impact the st...
  • Can I hang from a tree?

    We do not recommend rigging from trees. It is dangerous because it is difficult to predict a tree's strength. There are many unknown factors with trees - a tree may look big and strong, but it could have damage undetectable to the untrained eye - such as prior storm damage, internal rot, pests, e...
  • How far apart should the ceiling bolts be installed?

    This is up to personal preference and varies depending on the size of the person. We recommend 18-20 inches (45-50cm) apart, but some prefer a wider or narrower seat. You can also hang the hammock from one suspension point (often seen in aerial performance) with a swivel, but typically we recomme...
  • How high should I hang the hammock?

    Height depends on personal preference. For most aerial yoga classes, we recommend that the hammock falls about hip height - low enough that you can bend over in a forward fold, but high enough that your head will not touch the ground when inverted. Hammock height is easily adjustable by using dif...
  • How much does the hammock weigh, and what is the user weight limit?

    The package with rigging equipment is about 5.0 lbs. Each product we sell may have a different user weight limit, so please check the specific item you are interested in. Hammocks are tested to hold up to 400-600 pounds safely. Typically, the strength of the location you hang the hammock will be ...
  • Where can I hang my yoga hammock?

    By far the easiest and most portable option to rig is by using our Yoga Swing Stand. These are appropriate for both indoor and outdoor use. If hanging indoors (or outdoors) from a beam or ceiling, we recommend hiring a professional rigger to help install your aerial equipment. The simplest way to...