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Fall 2019 Courses

The Fall 2019 session runs from Monday, September 23rd through Friday, December 20th. There will be a one week break from November 24th - 30th.

Youth Circus (9-12yrs) $235Purchase required to enroll

This class has it all! Games, juggling, aerial, acrobatics, wire, ball balancing, and more.

Intro to Aerial (16+) $235Purchase required to enroll

No experience necessary - aerial is for everyone and every body! This inclusive class is our entry point to aerial and is designed to meet everyone where they are and provide an empowering, physical, and fun opportunity to get upside down, build strength, and connect in community. Participants will do both trapeze and fabric each session and work towards building vocabulary from our intro curriculum.

Youth Circus (6-8yrs) $235Purchase required to enroll

This youth circus class has it all! Tumbling, juggling, wire walking, aerials and more!

Please note that we are offing an All Things Circus Focus class for 6-8 year olds on Mondays from 3-4pm for students who have the maturity to thrive in a structured learning environment and have the interest and focus to build circus skills and techniques.

Homeschool Circus (7-12yrs) $235Purchase required to enroll

A special daytime class just for homeschool and unschooled kids! We'll be doing all of the circus arts - aerial, juggling, balancing, tight wire, props, and more - plus lots of games, acrobatics, and pyramids.

Lyra 1 + 2 (16+) $235Purchase required to enroll

This class builds on the fundamentals of Intro to Lyra, introduces dynamic tricks, with additional focus on conditioning, technique, and sequence-building.
Pre-requisite: Intro to Lyra, 16+

Youth Circus (6-12yrs) $235Purchase required to enroll

This class has it all! Games, juggling, aerial, acrobatics, wire, ball balancing, and more.

Intro to Lyra (16+) $235Purchase required to enroll

Pre-requisite: Intro to Aerial
Learn the art of Lyra, or aerial hoop. This class is designed for those trying Lyra for the first time as well as individuals who have a beginner level vocabulary on Lyra.

Mixed Aerial 1 (16+) $235Purchase required to enroll

Pre-requisites: must have completed 12 classes of Intro to Aerial
Although this class is for 16+ we may make exceptions for youth who are serious aerialists. Contact us if you are interested.
Please note that this class currently has a limit of 8 people. Please contact us if you wish to take this class but it is full.

Mixed Aerial 2 (16+) $235Purchase required to enroll

Pre-requisites:
Fabric: Can successfully climb the fabric two ways, invert from the air, execute a hip key in the air, figure 8 foot knot, and aerial dance wraps, can do the revolving door drop comfortably.
Trapeze: One knee hang, one straddle up under the bar, hold yourself up in pull up position for 15 seconds, pull over on the trapeze (legs can help!), hold a front balance.
Although this class is for 16+ we may make exceptions for youth who are serious aerialists. Contact us if you are interested.
Please note that this class currently has a limit of 8 people. Please contact us if you wish to take this class but it is full.

Advanced Aerial (levels 3+) $250Purchase required to enroll

This class is designed for aerialists who understand the theory behind their practice, are able to retain complex wraps and patterns, and who have techniques for self practice and aerial exploration. Class will be broken up into four sections, with conditioning followed by three stations comprised of trapeze, fabric, and aerial sequencing. Skill pre-requisites on vertical apparatus include double star drop, cross back straddle, 2 consecutive straight leg wheel down rotations, 3 consecutive straight leg inversions. Bar apparatus pre-requisites include front and back hip circles on trapeze, knee and long hang beats, pull overs, confident angle hang, and a toe or heel hang.

Intro to Acro and Aerial (10-18yrs) $235Purchase 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 new students or students wishing to refine fundamental skills.

Intermediate Acro and Aerial (levels 1 + 2, 10-18yrs) $235Purchase 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 students with previous circus experience.
Pre-requisites for level 1: climbing solo on fabric, comfortable sitting on shoulders
Pre-requisites for level 2: standing on shoulders, inverting in the air independently on fabric, pull over to front balance roll up on trapeze

Youth Intermediate Aerial $235Purchase required to enroll

For intermediate aerial we ask that youth show the ability to retain patterns and techniques over time as well as a desire to self practice to improve.

Pre-requisites
Trapeze:
Be able to get on trapeze without a spot
Invert in the ropes
Hold yourself up in pull up position for 10 seconds
Pull over on the trapeze (legs can help!)

Fabric (all skills executed on one's own):
Dance wraps
Hip Key
Rebecca Split
Wrapped 360
Inverting in the air
at least 3 different climbs

Youth Tumbling Basics (6-9yrs) $235Purchase required to enroll

This class is designed to offer the basics of tumbling to beginners including rolls, jumps, cartwheels, and other developmentally appropriate patterns in a supportive, playful, and non-competitive environment.

Tumbling and Circus for 3-5 year olds $235Purchase required to enroll

This class is designed to offer the basics of tumbling including rolls, jumps, cartwheels, and other developmentally appropriate patterns in a supportive, playful, and non-competitive environment. Students will also work on a variety of circus skills including aerials, balancing, wire walking and more.
This class is offered both Tuesdays and Thursdays. You welcome to sign up for one or both days.

Intermediate Duo Trapeze (16+) $215

This class is designed for aerialists who have duo aerial experience and wish to take their practice to the next level. Please sign up with a partner you plan to work with, and if you wish to attend but don't have one, contact us and we can assist you! Participants must have a pre-existing duo aerial vocabulary and/or be at level 3 or up. (Please note that because this class starts on September 29 there are only 11 classes in the session).

Youth Circus Focus (6-8yrs) $235Purchase required to enroll

For 6-8 year old students who have the maturity to thrive in a structured learning environment and have the interest and focus to build circus skills and techniques. This may not be the right fit for all 6-8 year olds and Circus Culture staff reserves the right to shift students to a different class if necessary to promote the appropriate learning environment for this class.

Youth Circus (13-15yrs) $235Purchase required to enroll

Our most popular class for youth is now for teens! Try it all - aerial, acro, juggling, balance, and more. Experienced circusers who have done previous sessions of All Things Circus will be challenged and build on their skills while those new to circus will be welcomed and introduced to the basics.

Troupe Pre-Professional Intensive

More information and pricing will be available to those accepted. Email info@circusculture.org with any questions.

Intro to Duo Aerial (16+) $235

Explore the joys of partner aerial - no partner necessary to participate. We will work on a variety of apparatus to develop the core skills and techniques to enjoy duo aerial.
Pre-requisite: at least 6 Intro to Aerial drop in classes or 12 week intro to aerial session.

Troupe Group 1

Information and pricing will be provided to those who are accepted. Email Amy at info@circusculture.org with any questions.

Troupe Group 2

Information and pricing will be provided to those who are accepted. Email Amy at info@circusculture.org with any questions.

Troupe Group 3

Information and pricing will be provided to those who are accepted. Email Amy at info@circusculture.org with any questions.

Adult Troupe

Adult troupe is designed to cultivate a space to train, build skills, create ensemble circus work, and build community and connection among adult members of the Circus Culture community. Strictly 21+ and designed for ALL adults - no matter what age (we're talking to you folks 55+!). Pre-requisites: introductory experience in juggling, partner acrobatics, and aerial arts. Circus Culture offers drop in classes in these disciplines if folks want to join but haven't explored one of the required realms. Commitment is annual and you are expected to attend at least 3 Friday sessions per month in order to support the group dynamic. Troupers are expected to participate from September through May and to take one additional circus class per week. We are open to making exceptions for the right person so they can participate. Members of the adult troupe will have the opportunity to perform if they desire. Want to join? - application will be releases shortly. Pricing and more information will be released to those accepted. Email questions to Amy at info@circusculture.org.

Circus Tots (18 months-3 years WITH ADULT) $115Purchase required to enroll

Welcome to the magical world of circus arts where you and your toddler ages 18 months to 3 years will learn how to tumble, climb, and create together. Participation in this class requires active support from a parent or guardian.
Please note that this class meets for 6 weeks starting September 26.

Intermediate Lyra (16+) $100Purchase required to enroll

For students with previous lyra experience and a desire to explore more challenging and specialized tricks and techniques. The focus will be on identifying a personal lyra "style" and strengths (dynamic tricks, flexy tricks, spinning technique, etc.) and thinking critically about concepts and sequencing.
Pre-req: at least one prior lyra session class, 16+