Spinster Spotlight: Liz M.

Name & Age
Liz Maxwell, 38

Where are you from?
Folsom, NJ

What is your day job?
Resident Physician at Lancaster General Hospital

What classes are you currently taking and when did you start?
Aerial silks and Lyra, I think I started coming consistently about 8 months ago.

What do you like about aerial classes? Has it affected or change your life?
I am becoming so much stronger. I can now lift myself off the ground, which was something I could not do when I started. It’s so much fun; you are getting a work-out without the boring monotony of the gym. I love all of the interesting and creative people I have met doing this. They are so supportive!

What is your current favorite move/trick?
Split roll-up.

What is your current nemesis trick?
Crossback Straddle.

What is your favorite kind of music to dance to?
Hip-hop.

Do you have a guilty pleasure?
Peanut butter cups.

What is the coolest thing you have done in your life?
Probably skydiving.

Is there any place in Lancaster that you recommend going to?
Iron Hill for a good meal and beer. JJ Jeffries if you feel like splurging…

Do you have any advice for newbies just starting out?
Don’t worry about not being “good”. Nobody here is going to judge you. Just be yourself and have fun!