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KNOCK OUT Parkinson’s Disease


February/March, 2018 Mission Magazine  –  Learning2Fly helps Knock out Parkinson’s disease. Read the full article here: MissionMagazineSpring2018




Exercise to Improve Posture


February 12, 2018 KCTV5 –  We all sit too much and that affects our posture. What are a few things you can do to help counter the effects of hunched shoulders?




Fair Trade


October 16, 2017 KCTV5 – Looking for that perfect gift? Check out Ten Thousand Villages and support fair trade!




Ways to Exercise Overlooked Body Parts


September 20, 2017  KCTV5 – Check out this quick link on ways to exercise overlooked body parts. Feet, hands, and neck!




Easy Stretches


July 20, 2017 KCTV5 – Learn some easy stretches you can do while watching TV, with your doggie chew toys even.




Benefits of Volunteering


May 10, 2015 KCTV5 – Did you know that volunteering has positive impacts on your own health? Join the local yoga community in monthly projects around the city. “Like” Awakening Change Together KC on Facebook to stay up-to-date on new opportunities. Here, Sumya Anani, owner of Learning2Fly, discusses a few ways volunteering improves the health more »




Boxing is a Family Affair


May 1, 2017 KCTV5 BETTER KANSAS CITY Boxing is a family affair. Matthew Anani is forging his own path as he heads out to compete in the National Golden Glove Boxing tournament in Lafayette, Louisiana.   http://sumya.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/20170501_Matthew_GGNationals.mp4




5 Green Things


April 12, 2017 | BETTER KANSAS CITY KCTV-5 Bridging the Gap developed the 5 Green Things campaign. Learn easy tips to incorporate into your life to help clean up the environment.




Steven and Nate talk to local fighter Matthew Anani about upcoming Golden Gloves


April 5, 2017  Steven and Nate talk to local fighter Matthew Anani about fighting in the upcoming Golden Gloves.   https://omny.fm/shows/the-border-patrol/matthew-anani




Celebrating Brain Awareness Week


March 15, 2017 – KCTV5. Celebrating Brain Awareness Week, Sumya Anani gives us insight and tips on how to keep your brains active and healthy.




Work Out Anywhere


February 22, 2017  BETTER KC ON KCTV5 Work Out Anywhere – Learn a few tips for working out on the go and add some spice to your workout.




A Fighting Chance for People with Parkinson’s Disease


February 10, 2017  A Fighting Chance for People with Parkinson’s Disease: Learning2Fly is giving people with Parkinson’s disease a fighting chance in our ‘Body and Brain Boxing’ fitness classes. Two classes each week, Monday and Wednesday 11am-12.




Spiritual Leaders


February 1, 2017 | BOOK Spiritual Leaders is a collection of inspirational stories of women. Check out Sumya’s story, A Chakra Circus, Your Seven Wonders of Health. You can order on Amazon here.




The Truth about Detoxing


January 11, 2017 | The Truth about Detoxing        




Your 7 Powers of Intention in Evolving Magazine


January 2017 | EVOLVING IN KANSAS CITY – A Guide for Conscious Living – Your 7 Powers of Intention http://www.evolvingmagazine.com/a-chakra-circus-of-health—your-seven-p




Wisdom from the Wild Heart


November 30, 2016 | BOOK     Hello beautiful people! I’m so excited to be part of this amazing group of writers in “Wisdom from the Wild Heart.” This is a compilation book that is out and may be purchase on Amazon or Barnes and Noble. Thank you for all of your support and enjoy more »




Art on Campus


October 2016 | JCCC VIDEO PRODUCTION – Matthew Anani        




Gatorade Spotify Commercial


October 2016 – GATORADE SPOTIFY COMMERCIAL Check out Learning2Fly’s youth boxing instructor, yoga teacher, and Health Educator Matthew Anani. Go Matthew! This commercial was filmed in Kansas City. Check out Matthew’s classes or email him for a private training session.  Matthew@iAMLearning2Fly.com




Learning to Fly


October 2015 | KANSAS CITY SPACES MAGAZINE Aerial fitness at Learning2Fly can change the shape of your body. But owner wants to change the shape of your mind too.




Sumya Anani JCCC Yoga Instructor


October 2015 | JCCC VIDEO PRODUCTION JCCC Adjunct Instructor of Physical Education at JCCC, Sumya Anani, loves helping others reach their potential as she teaches others to lean to fly.  




I Can Fly!


August 23, 2015 | Blog.    When I saw the Groupon for Learning 2 Fly, I knew I had to try this out! I had seen it done a lot in Vegas and knew that it required a lot of upper body strength, something I lacked immensely, but I wanted to try it all the same. Once more »




Aerial workouts new trend in Kansas City


August 6, 2015 | KSHB41 MISSION, Kan. – It’s the new trend in working out. And it doesn’t require lifting weights or running on the treadmill. All you have to do — is fly. “It’s like Pilates in the air, weight training in the air, it’s yoga in the air, it’s everything, one workout. I more »




Burn calories more efficiently throughout the day with these tips


August 4, 2015 | KCTV5 – Better KC KCTV5




Kids Learn to “Fly” and Soar to New Heights at Camp


July 7, 2015 | FOX 4 NEWS See the full video here – Click here to sign up under the Youth Camps tab Kids and parents both come and go with happy, smiling faces at Learning2Fly. ‘A Chakra Circus of Health’ summer camps are the perfect antidote for curious minds and energetic bodies. Parents love the more »




Learning2Fly: A Chakra Circus of Health Summer Camps


April 29, 2015 | MacaroniKid.com Kids and parents both come and go with happy, smiling faces at Learning2Fly.  ‘A Chakra Circus of Health’ summer camps  are the perfect antidote for curious minds and energetic bodies.  Parents love the educational aspect of the seven habits of health we teach kids.  Kids love that they have fun while they’re more »




Stress Busters with Yoga and a Chair – Sumya Anani on Better KC


May 10, 2015 | KCTV5 – Better Kansas City    Learn some easy things can do in a chair to help you stretch throughout the day.   See the full video here




A Chakra Circus of Health for Parents in Evolving Magazine


January 2015 | EVOLVING IN KANSAS CITY – A Guide for Conscious Living –  A Chakra Circus of Health for Parents: 7 Habits of Health for Mind, Body & Spirit by Sumya Anani




Newsome Attempts Circus Act For Workout Wednesday


June 18, 2014 | KSHB 41 ACTION NEWS – Watch my interview with channel 41 TODAY from this morning! I spoke about what aerial fitness can do for you and about our summer youth camps ‘A Chakra Circus of Health.’ Learning2Fly is a community oriented studio here to serve your physical, mental, and spiritual needs. more »




Aerial Fitness Brings Body Awareness – Learning2Fly on Better KC


February 3, 2014 | BETTER KC – KCTV5 – Awareness is our fun way of saying you might be a little sore after the first few times. But sore in a really good way. You will enjoy using your muscles in ways you may have thought impossible. Anyone, any age, can enjoy the benefits of more »




Learning2Fly is a hot new fitness trend in Living Wellness Kansas City


January 1, 2014 | by Amber Long – livingwellnesskc.com – Avoid the New Year’s resolution fizzle with these hot, new and fun exercise trends offered throughout Kansas City. Read the full article here.




Celina Aljundi, Blue Valley Northwest Student, Is Learning To Fly


September 12, 2013 | by Huskey News, Blue Valley Northwest Learning2Fly interview with Sumya Anani & Celina Aljundi Celina is a high school student at Blue Valley Northwest. She’s been a frequent flyer at Learning2Fly for about one year, and she has come a long way baby! Her journalism class did a really great story about more »




Wanna Get Motivated to Workout? Try Aerial Fitness on KSHB41


May 16, 2013 | KSHB41 – This is the place to discover your inner aerial diva, or just get a great workout, or both because we aim to please at Learning2Fly. You’ll be introduced to the aerial vocabulary essential to your growth as an aerialist. Flight school was never so much fun until now. Bring your more »




Aerial Fitness for Everyone; Better Movement, Better Health on KCTV5


January 2, 2013 | KCTV5 –  This is the place to discover your inner aerial diva, or just get a great workout, or both because we aim to please at Learning2Fly. You’ll be introduced to the aerial vocabulary essential to your growth as an aerialist. Flight school was never so much fun until now. Bring your more »




Busting Exercise Myths on KCTV5


November 7, 2012 | KCTV5 –  This is the place to discover your inner aerial diva, or just get a great workout, or both because we aim to please at Learning2Fly. You’ll be introduced to the aerial vocabulary essential to your growth as an aerialist. Flight school was never so much fun until now. Bring your more »




Aerial Fitness Will Get Anyone in Shape on KCTV5


April 20, 2012 | KCTV5 –  This is the place to discover your inner aerial diva, or just get a great workout, or both because we aim to please at Learning2Fly. You’ll be introduced to the aerial vocabulary essential to your growth as an aerialist. Flight school was never so much fun until now. Bring your more »




Aerial Yoga Offers Unique Fitness Options for New Year’s Resolutions


December 30, 2011 | by Stephanie Liebergen – KSHB CHANNEL 41 NEWS – If you one of your New Year’s resolutions includes weight loss, consider trying something new to reach your goals. At Learning2Fly in Mission, Kan., you can take classes in aerial yoga. They offer a variety of non-traditional fitness classes using props like fabric more »




This Ex-Boxer Stretches Herself


June 26, 2011 | by Cindy Hoedel – THE KC STAR MAGAZINE – Sumya Anani of Overland Park is former world champion female boxer.  Now Anani teaches yoga, aerial yoga, and circus arts at Learning2Fly. Click here to read the full article: http://sumya.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/KC-Ex-Boxer-Stretches-herself.pdf  




Be a Butterfly at Learning2Fly


May 25, 2011 | by Chuck Kurtz – THE SUN NEWSPAPER – For Sumya Anani, a four-time world champion boxer, trainer, and now owner of an aerial studio, everyone’s a butterfly. In fact, the butterfly is the logo of her latest venture: Learning2Fly, the first aerial fitness, circus arts and yoga center in the Kansas City more »




Sumya Anani

Learning2Fly on Kansas City Public Radio


March 22, 2011  | CENTRAL STANDARD RADIO, KCUR: Sumya’s Interview from 24:04 to 37:25 –  What Sumya Loves About Aerial Fitness and the Circus Arts! http://kcurstream.umkc.edu/Central/central_3-22-2011.mp3




Sumya Anani at Learning2Fly on KCTV5


June 24, 2010 | KCTV5 –  This is the place to discover your inner aerial diva, or just get a great workout, or both because we aim to please at Learning2Fly. You’ll be introduced to the aerial vocabulary essential to your growth as an aerialist. Flight school was never so much fun until now. Bring your more »




Learning2Fly on Fox 4 News – There is a New Fitness Center in Mission, KS


June 7, 2010 | by Fox 4 News – Sumya Anani is interviewed by Fox 4 News at Learning2Fly. This is the place to discover your inner aerial diva, or just get a great workout, or both because we aim to please at Learning2Fly. Watch the full video interview here: Our Aerial Silks class will more »