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Open Practice and Drop In Classes

All blue classes are open practice or drop in classes.
Pricing for open practices and drop in classes:
$5 baby hangout
$10 open practices (aerial open practice, open practice all disciplines, juggle jam, unicycling meet up)
$15 instructed drop ins (all other drop ins)
We encourage you to pre-register for drop in classes to guarantee a spot.

Juggle Jam (all ages) $10 per classFrom $12 per visit with Community Class Pass (12 classes) passA credit card is required to enroll but isn't charged until the time of service.

No experience necessary, but note there is no formal instruction at open practice. Under 16 must come with an adult.

Jugglers of all ages gather at our Sunday & Wednesday juggling open practices. Come ready for self directed and community oriented practice time. Balls, clubs, rings, scarves, hooping, poi, plates, and more are all available for your use - or bring your own!

Stretching and Flexibility (16+) $15 per classFrom $12 per visit with Community Class Pass (12 classes) passA credit card is required to enroll but isn't charged until the time of service.

In this class you’ll be increasing your flexibility by focusing on a particular area of flexibility each week. Splits, straddles, back bends, and more will be stretched in depth. Students are welcome to come 15 minutes early to warm up!

Baby Hangout (0-3 yrs with an adult) $5 per classFrom $12 per visit with Community Class Pass (12 classes) passNo purchase required to enroll

Babies, toddlers, and adults are invited to explore our space every week via this unstructured playtime. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere, soft, open space to roam, and lots of colorful shapes and objects to play with! Pre-registration not required.

Unicycling Meet-Up $10 per classFrom $12 per visit with Community Class Pass (12 classes) passA credit card is required to enroll but isn't charged until the time of service.

All level unicycle meet up! Bring one or use one of ours. We will unicycle outside when weather allows - please wear sneakers. Feel free to bring a helmet and/or wrist guards if you would like. They are recommended for beginners but not required.

Open Practice (all disciplines) $10 per classFrom $12 per visit with Community Class Pass (12 classes) passA credit card is required to enroll but isn't charged until the time of service.

For current students only - all disciplines welcome - practice the skills you've been learning in class!

Youth Open Practice (9-18yrs) $10 per classFrom $12 per visit with Community Class Pass (12 classes) passA credit card is required to enroll but isn't charged until the time of service.

Youth Open Practice is an opportunity for young people with circus experience to practice their skills. A teacher will be on site to support, spot, and guide students in their practice. Students should come to open practice with an idea of what skills they would like to work on.

All Levels Handstands $15 per classFrom $12 per visit with Community Class Pass (12 classes) passA credit card is required to enroll but isn't charged until the time of service.

This all-level class is designed for people at any stage in their handstand journey. Each week will focus on a different aspect of the handstand. Recommended 16+.

Full Body Stretch $15 per classFrom $12 per visit with Community Class Pass (12 classes) passA credit card is required to enroll but isn't charged until the time of service.

Full body stretch is your weekly opportunity to safely find your full body range of motion, and gain mobility via a thoughtful and playful approach that draws from stretching traditions from around the world. Each class ends with a Thai Massage style cool down!

Intro to Aerial Drop In (16+) $15 per classFrom $12 per visit with Community Class Pass (12 classes) passA credit card is required to enroll but isn't charged until the time of service.

No experience required. Curious about getting into aerial? Want to brush up on your basics and get stronger? Intro to Aerial drop in is for you! Each student will work through our 12 week intro to aerial curriculum at their own pace. Focus will shift between fabric and trapeze. Attending 12-16 sessions of this class will position most students to be able to move on to Aerial 1.

Note: We highly encourage students to take the 12 week "Intro to Aerial" course on Wednesdays from 7:15-8:30pm. This drop in Intro to Aerial class is great for people with a fluctuating schedule or as a supplement to the 12 week course.

Tumbling (all levels, 10-18yrs) $15 per classFrom $12 per visit with Community Class Pass (12 classes) passA credit card is required to enroll but isn't charged until the time of service.

Ages 10-18yrs. From beginners to advanced students, this class will cover everything from rolls, cartwheels, basic handstands, backbends, and walkovers to round offs and handsprings. Tumbling classes are open to all levels and two teachers are present at each session - one to support those with previous experience and one to support those new to class or beginning their tumbling journey.

Partner Acrobatics Fundamentals Drop In $15 per classFrom $12 per visit with Community Class Pass (12 classes) passA credit card is required to enroll but isn't charged until the time of service.

In this all levels, structured drop in class we will cover a variety of static partner moves that involve stacking, counter balancing and weight sharing such as thigh stands, sitting on shoulders, L-basing, and standing on shoulders.
You do not need a partner to take the class. All participants will work with a variety of students throughout the class.

Adult Tumbling (all levels, 18+) $15 per classFrom $12 per visit with Community Class Pass (12 classes) passNo purchase required to enroll

For ages 18+
This drop in tumbling class is specifically catered towards adults who want a gentle entry into tumbling, or who have not tumbled in a long time and want to get it back in their body. Focus will be on a thorough cardio warm up and active stretch followed by rolls, cartwheels, basic handstands, backbends, and walkovers.
Tumbling classes are open to all levels and two teachers are present at each session - one to support those with previous experience and one to support those new to class or beginning their tumbling journey.

Cyr Wheel Open Practice (previous experience required) $10 per classFrom $12 per visit with Community Class Pass (12 classes) passNo purchase required to enroll

Open Cyr wheel practice open to those with previous experience.

Acro and Aerial Drop In (10-18yrs) $15 per classFrom $12 per visit with Community Class Pass (12 classes) passNo purchase required to enroll

For mature teens and tweens who are excited about learning circus skills - this class will focus on acrobatics, tumbling, and aerial arts. This class is for all levels- however we recommend that beginners under the age of 13 try our general youth circus classes first.

Conditioning (16+) $15 per classFrom $12 per visit with Community Class Pass (12 classes) passNo purchase required to enroll

No experience necessary. Being able to hold your body weight in pull up position for 20 seconds is recommended to make the most out of the class. In this class you’ll be increasing your strength via climbs, pull ups, push ups, leg lifts, and more. A great class for those taking our aerial classes, or just wanting to gain a super strong core via playful yet hard work.

Troupe Open Practice $10 per classFrom $12 per visit with Community Class Pass (12 classes) passNo purchase required to enroll

Open practice time designated for the Junior Troupers & Troupers.

Teen Intro to Aerial Drop In (13-18yrs) $15 per classFrom $12 per visit with Community Class Pass (12 classes) passNo purchase required to enroll

This course will provide an in depth experience of aerial fabric and static trapeze. By the end of the class you will have a repertoire of vocabulary on each apparatus and be able to string various moves together into sequences. Come ready to work and play hard! Class starts with a playful tumbling based warm up and stretch and ends with a brief cool down. Students are encouraged to supplement this class with aerial conditioning, stretching, and open practice. Open to beginners or those with previous experience who want to continue refining and building on the basics.

Aerial Fundamentals (18+) $15 per classFrom $12 per visit with Community Class Pass (12 classes) passNo purchase required to enroll

This class is designed for individuals who are looking to truly build the foundation that will allow for aerial work such as climbing, holding a chin up position, and going upside down. Designed for those who are not yet comfortable lifting their own body weight, we will adapt and modify in order to ensure a safe, artfful, and satisfying aerial experience. All ages and abilities encouraged to join.

Handstand Open Practice $10 per classFrom $12 per visit with Community Class Pass (12 classes) passA credit card is required to enroll but isn't charged until the time of service.

Open to anyone wishing to practice their handstands! There will be no formal instruction during this time but a teacher will be available to assist.

Youth Ground Skills (8-15yrs) $10 per classFrom $12 per visit with Community Class Pass (12 classes) passA credit card is required to enroll but isn't charged until the time of service.

Ages 8-15
This class focuses on ground based balancing and object manipulation skills such as rolling globe, tight wire, object balancing, props, unicycling and juggling. Whether you are wishing to improve coordination and focus or seriously pursuing circus arts - this class is a must!

Adult Ground Skills (16+) $10 per classFrom $12 per visit with Community Class Pass (12 classes) passA credit card is required to enroll but isn't charged until the time of service.

Ages 16+
This class focuses on ground based balancing and object manipulation skills such as rolling globe, tight wire, object balancing, props, unicycling and juggling. Whether you are wishing to improve coordination and focus or seriously pursuing circus arts - this class is a must!

Family Circus Jam (all ages) $15 per classFrom $12 per visit with Community Class Pass (12 classes) passA credit card is required to enroll but isn't charged until the time of service.

All ages, activities designed for 5+ but all welcome so long as adults provide appropriate supervision for their youngsters
Family Circus Jam is an opportunity for the whole family to join in on circus skills ranging from juggling, wire walking, acrobatics, and aerial. No experience needed and all ages and abilities welcome. Join us for a grab bag of fun!

$20 per family.
1 person per family can register to represent the whole family. We encourage registration to guarantee spaces in the class.

Fabric Booster (16+) $15 per classFrom $12 per visit with Community Class Pass (12 classes) passA credit card is required to enroll but isn't charged until the time of service.

Pre-requisite: Participation in Intro to Aerial.
Booster classes begin with set drills and sequences to solidify core skills on the apparatus and moves on to provide instruction and support for polishing and perfecting skills that you have been working on. Teachers will provide technique tips, structured support for skill development, and a forum for you to improve and polish your skills. We recommend you come to class with ideas about skills you have learned and would like to work on.

Trapeze Booster (16+) $15 per classFrom $12 per visit with Community Class Pass (12 classes) passA credit card is required to enroll but isn't charged until the time of service.

Pre-requisite: Participation in Intro to Aerial.
Booster classes begin with set drills and sequences to solidify core skills on the apparatus and moves on to provide instruction and support for polishing and perfecting skills that you have been working on. Teachers will provide technique tips, structured support for skill development, and a forum for you to improve and polish your skills. We recommend you come to class with ideas about skills you have learned and would like to work on.

Aerial Open Practice (with support) $10 per classFrom $12 per visit with Community Class Pass (12 classes) passA credit card is required to enroll but isn't charged until the time of service.

Teachers are available on site to answer questions, spot, and refresh students attending open practice.
Aerial open practice is for current or former students ages 16+ who wish to practice their aerial skills and/or condition and stretch. We notice that people who come practice at least once a week truly excel!

Youth Flexibility (8-18yrs) $15 per classFrom $12 per visit with Community Class Pass (12 classes) passA credit card is required to enroll but isn't charged until the time of service.

No experience necessary. This class is designed for youth (8-18yrs) who want to increase their range of motion and learn safe and effective ways to use the natural flexibility they possess. All levels and abilities welcome.

Acro Open Practice (16+) $10 per classFrom $12 per visit with Community Class Pass (12 classes) passA credit card is required to enroll but isn't charged until the time of service.

Acro Open Practice is designed for people who have previous experience with partner and group acrobatics - via circus, AcroYoga, cheerleading, sports acrobatics, or other related modalities. A moderator will be on site to ensure proper safety and spotting. Want to come but don't have experience? Come to class first- practice is free when you attend class. Please note tumbling is not permitted during this time due to limited space.

Int/Adv Lyra Open Practice $10 per classFrom $12 per visit with Community Class Pass (12 classes) passA credit card is required to enroll but isn't charged until the time of service.

A time for those with experience on Lyra to train together with staff support for spotting and innovation. This practice time is only open to those who have taken Lyra at Circus Culture and is not designed for beginners - if you have experience from elsewhere please contact us to see if it is the right fit.

Dance for the Circus Artist (Troupers only) $10 per classFrom $12 per visit with Community Class Pass (12 classes) passA credit card is required to enroll but isn't charged until the time of service.

Dance is a fundamental aspect of circus and performing. In this class students will learn techniques they can apply to their circus training. Please contact us if you are not in Troupe but are interested in participating.

Jump Back Into Circus Conditioning! $15 per classFrom $12 per visit with Community Class Pass (12 classes) passA credit card is required to enroll but isn't charged until the time of service.

Jump back into your circus practice with this intensive 2 hour conditioning and active flexibility class after the holiday break. Join us for a supportive, engaging, and challenging beginning to your 2019 circus practice! Take all 4 classes or choose as many as fit into your schedule.
Ages 16+
$15 / class

Unicycle and Juggle Jam (combined) $10 per classFrom $12 per visit with Community Class Pass (12 classes) passA credit card is required to enroll but isn't charged until the time of service.

Join us for this combined unicylce and juggle jam! All ages welcome.

Juggle Jam:
No experience necessary, but note there is no formal instruction at open practice. Under 16 must come with an adult.

Jugglers of all ages gather at our Sunday & Wednesday juggling open practices. Come ready for self directed and community oriented practice time. Balls, clubs, rings, scarves, hooping, poi, plates, and more are all available for your use - or bring your own!

Unicycle Jam:
All level unicycle meet up! Bring one or use one of ours. We will unicycle outside when weather allows - please wear sneakers. Feel free to bring a helmet and/or wrist guards if you would like. They are recommended for beginners but not required.

Lyra Open Practice (all levels, 16+) $10 per classFrom $12 per visit with Community Class Pass (12 classes) passA credit card is required to enroll but isn't charged until the time of service.

A time for those with experience on Lyra to train together with staff support for spotting and innovation. This practice time is only open to those who have taken Lyra at Circus Culture - if you have experience from elsewhere please contact us to see if it is the right fit.