Creature is a skill that really highlights the importance of muscle engagement in aerial silks. Many people get the false impression that they need to be really bendy to unlock creature. You do need some hip, shoulder, and spinal flexibility, but certainly not at a contortion level. The key to creature is actually keeping your fabric very taught and engaging your legs powerfully.
The most common mistake I see is people sliding their hands down the tails so that there is not much tension on them. Immediately the leg wraps become looser and will not stay in place as is needed to achieve creature. Try these tips to unlock creature regardless of your flexibility.
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