Product FAQ's

  • Can I use the Aerial Rig outside?

    Yes, you can use our Aerial Rigs outside. Aerial Rigs make aerial yoga accessible just about anywhere, and there's nothing like practicing in a beautiful setting outdoors. The best practice is to take them down when not in use. They are not intended to be left outside long term and will weather o...
  • Can one person set up the Height Adjustable Rig on their own?

    Yes, one able-bodied person can set up the Height Adjustable Aerial Rig on their own. It is more challenging to do alone and will take longer. To set it up alone, we would recommend doing it outside or somewhere spacious for the first time. It is easier and quicker with two sets of hands, but we ...
  • Do you send samples of your fabric?

    Yes, we do available here: https://upliftactive.com/products/aerial-fabric-swatches. Please note our fabric is a low to medium stretch; it is considered low stretch by our fabric manufacturer but we find it is a little stretchier than some other low-stretch brands. This provides comfort in poses ...
  • Is your Aerial Rig weight tested and certified?

    Yes! All our products are independently tested and rated for aerial use. Our Height Adjustable Rig is tested by professional riggers at an independent engineering firm. The minimum breaking strength of the rig is 1550lbs, at which point a leg bends irreparably. Click here to see a photo of one of...
  • What Equipment Is Needed to Hang an Aerial Hoop?

    For Single Point Hoops, there are a few ways to hang them. If you plan to spin, we recommend getting our Swivel Kit and a Round Sling. If you do not plan to spin, you can get just one Carabiner instead of the Swivel Kit.
  • What is the Average Hoop Size?

    Hoop size is a personal preference and really depends on what you're used to practicing with, and the type of tricks you enjoy. The most popular sizes used in studios are 35 and 37 inches for adults. A smaller hoop can be easier for beginners to maneuver, and a larger hoop is great for tricks tha...
  • What is the difference between Low and Medium stretch fabric?

    We have several types of fabric available in our store. Fabric ranges from low to medium stretch depending on the variant selected. Low stretch is easiest for beginners; it's easy to climb and maintains a consistent height for aerial yoga. Medium stretch is best for more experienced aerial enthus...
  • What is the difference between the Aerial Silks Set and the Yoga Hammock Set?

    Aerial Yoga and Aerial Silks can sometimes be confused to be the same thing. The truth is, these practices have quite different fundamentals. Aerial Yoga derives from traditional yoga with a focus on breathing and flows, and uses a Hammock as a support prop for yoga and fitness exercises. Aerial ...
  • What is the difference between the Yoga Swing and Yoga Hammock Set?

    We have two types of yoga hammocks/swings available - the Yoga Hammock Set and the Yoga Swing with Handles. Both fabrics are nylon, which is the strongest fabric option for aerial arts, but the Yoga Swing with Handles is thicker, non-stretchy nylon (like you would use in a parachute) and inclu...