• We have a variety of adult classes for beginners-advanced 
  • Please choose class according to your level  
  • If you are new to aerial/circus then you must complete the Adult Aerial ABC's session prior to starting leveled classes
  • After completing Aerial ABC's students can choose to specialize on an apparatus or join the Mixed Aerials class so you don't have to choose
  • Pre-requisites for leveled classes are listed below under each class  
  • If you are unsure which class to choose, please call the office and we will help you make your decision 
  • Students can stay in same level for multiple sessions and work at their own pace
  • With consistent attendance, students generally proceed to next level after  6 -12 months
  • All classes follow The Rising's circus curriculum  
  • You must be able to complete all vocabulary in the class to move onto the next level  
  • All Classes are pro-rated for late registration
  • All students should be in overall good health 
  • Please read our SCHOOL POLICIES 
  • Register for 2 or more aerial classes and receive 10-15% off automatically when you check out!
       ( excluding punchcards, workshops, Flexibility, Handstands, Tumbling) 
  • PAYMENT PLANS:  if  you prefer to pay in 3 installments, please EMAIL or CALL the office to notify us before paying so we can adjust the amount charged.
  • Payment Schedule: 40% due on registration, 30% due Oct 15, 30% due Nov 12

Adult Aerial ABC's

Tuesdays 7:45 - 8:45pm

11 weeks Sept 24 -Dec 3

This class is your starting point when you begin your aerial training

Foundational class for all beginners

Learn the basics of aerial silk, hoop, and static trapeze in a safe and supportive environment and discover the "circus star" inside of you!

Develop your strength, flexibility, balance and coordination

Prerequisites: none.  Students should be in overall good health

* This class is a prerequisite for all leveled classes

max 8 students

COST:  $242 + gst


Mondays 7:45 - 8:45pm

9 weeks Sept 23 - Dec 2

*No class Oct 14 & Nov 11

Beginner poses, hangs, spins, transitions, and some sequencing on aerial hoop.  Gain strength, flexibility, and coordination to build your skill repertoire.  Explore the hoop at different heights and enjoy the beauty of this apparatus

Prequisites : Aerial ABC's or equivalent

max 8 students

COST: $198 + gst

ADULT AERIAL HOOP - Intermediate

Mondays 6:30 - 7:30pm

9 weeks Sept 23 - Dec 2

*No class Oct 14 & Nov 11

Intermediate level poses, hangs, spins, transitions, and a strong emphasis on sequencing and working with a spin.  Hoop will be used at various heights.  Gain more strength, flexibility, and skill knowledge

Prerequisites: Beginner Hoop or equivalent

Strength level: 1 arm hang 10 sec, single knee hang 20 sec, 2 chin ups, 2 leg lefts, 5 skin the cats, spin during sequencing.  

If uncertain about level talk to your coach or inquire at office 

max 8 students

COST: $198+ gst

*Space limited, 8 max

ADULT AERIAL HAMMOCK - Beginner/Intermediate

Wednesdays 6:30 - 7:30pm ( class Full, waitlist only )

11 weeks Sept 25 - Dec 4

This class explores climbs, wraps, poses, drops, and sequences on aerial hammock

Aerial Hammock uses the silk as a loop closer to the floor which allows for spins, floor work, and more options for aerial dance

Prerequisites- Aerial ABC's or equivalent

*Space limited, 8 max

COST: $242 + gst


Beginner / Intermediate

Thursdays 7:45 - 8:45pm

11 weeks Sept 26 - Dec 5

Beginner: Building on foundational knowledge, explore climbs, wraps, short sequences and poses on aerial silk. Gain aerial strength, knowledge, endurance.  Foundational skills like inversions, footlocks in air, hip key, and thigh hitch will be a focus

Intermediate: Students work on inversions, increased vocabulary, drops, sequences and building aerial endurance and strength.


Aerial silk requires a strong upper body and core to continue progressing and help remain safe off the ground.  We strongly encourage our students to make use of Open Training Drop In to muscle condition, review skills learned in class and stretch.  Buy a punch card today!

Beginner Prerequisites: Aerial ABC's or equivalent 

Intermediate Prerequisites: Beginner Silk or equivalent  and approval from instructor PLUS: Climb 2x's to top without         rest, single foot locks off ground, inversion into catchers, cross back straddle, 45 sec flexed arm hang, hip key, thigh hitch, knee drop, star drop ( all with good form)

COST: $242 + gst

*Space limited, 9 max


Thursdays 6:30 - 7:30pm

11 weeks Sept 26 - Dec 5

Advanced level class on 2 strand silk.  Various climbs, wraps, drops, sequences taught.  Recommended to attend Open training drop ins to supplement this class level.   Mandatory class to be a part of Rising Circus Show Team 

Prerequisites:  Silk Intermediate or equivalent,   3 climbs to top, 1 min flexed arm hang, 5 chin ups, 5 leg lifts, 5 skin the cats, straight arm inversion,  1/2 way up no leg climb, approval from instructor

COST: $242 + gst


Beginner / Intermediate

Fridays 6:45 - 7:45pm ( class Full, waitlist only )

11 weeks Sept 27 - Dec 6

Can't decide which apparatus to specialize on?

Have you completed our Aerial ABC's class?  

Then join the Mixed Aerials class and keep training on  aerial silk, hoop, static trapeze! 

Prerequisites: Adult Aerial ABC's

*Space limited, 8 max

COST: $242 + gst


Tuesdays 8:30 - 9:30pm

11 weeks Sept 24 - Dec 3

Are you interested in performing?  Is the stage calling you?  Do you have a fabulous idea for an act you've always wanted to create?  Join our Act Creation class and perform at the Aerial Student Showcase in December!

Students create own act from choreography- music- costuming.  Choose from any of our apparatus ( silk, hammock, hoop, rope, trapeze . Solos, Duos, or Group acts accepted!

Instructor provides feedback and guidance throughout creation process

Mandatory Dress Rehearsal Friday Dec 6

Performance Sunday Dec 8 Time TBD

COST: $235 + gst ( includes performance fee )

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