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ADULT CIRCUS - AGES 18+

SPRING 2021 INFORMATION

March 29 - June 6

No classes Easter weekend ( April 2, 3, 4) and Victoria Day Weekend( May 23, & 24 )

  • 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 
  • 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 
  • If we feel you are not in the correct level for your ability we will ask that you switch to a more appropriate level for your safety
  • Students often stay in same level for multiple sessions and work at their own pace
  • 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 familiarize yourself with The Rising's POLICIES and our Covid-19 Guidelines
  •  All students must sign our waiver online and complete the Safety First Partnership Agreement Form linked HERE.  Only 1 is needed.  You do not need to hand in another. 
  • Register for 2 or more aerial classes and receive 10-15% off automatically when you check out!
       ( excluding Trapeze, Workshops, ground-based classes, Open Training) 

Adult Aerial ABC's

Sundays 12:30-1:30pm

April 11 - June 6

8 weeks

* No class May 23

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

Foundational class for all beginners

Learn the basics of aerial silk, hammock, hoop, and trapeze in a safe and supportive environment and discover the "aerial 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

Cost: $192 + tax

Adult Aerial Hoop- Beginner

Thursdays 8:15 - 9:15pm

April 1 - June 3

10 weeks

Beginner skills, hangs, spins, transitions, and  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

Beginner Prequisites : Aerial ABC's or equivalent

​Cost $240 + tax

Adult Aerial Hoop- Intermediate

Mondays 7:45-8:45pm

March 29- May 31

9 weeks

No class May 24 Victoria Day

Intermediate 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: single knee hangs 45 sec, 2 full chin up, 2 full leg lifts, 5 skin the cats, 1 arm hangs 20 sec each arm, comfortable working with spin, minimum 1 year consistent training, pull over on bottom and top bar with proper technique

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

Cost: $216 + tax

Adult Aerial Hoop- Advanced

Mondays 6:30-7:30pm

March 29- May 31

9 weeks

No class May 24 Victoria Day

Advanced hangs, spins, transitions, releases 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: Intermediate Hoop or equivalent, minimum 2 years consistent training, 1 arm hang 30 sec, single knee hang 1 min, 3 full chin ups, 3 full leg lefts, 10 skin the cats, comfortable with fast spin and release skills

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

Cost: $216 + tax

Adult Aerial Silk-Beginner

Tuesdays 6:45 - 7:45pm

March 30 - June 1

10 weeks

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

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 do muscle conditioning, review skills learned in class and stretch. 

Beginner Prerequisites: Aerial ABC's or equivalent 

COST: $240 +tax

Adult Aerial Silk - Intermediate

Wednesdays 7:45-8:45pm

March 31 - June 2

10 weeks

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 do muscle conditioning, review skills learned in class and stretch.  

Intermediate 1 Prerequisites: Beginner Silk or equivalent  and approval from instructor, minimum 1 year consistent training

PLUS: Climb 2x's to top without rest, single foot locks off ground, inversion into single knee hook with good form, cross back straddle, 45 sec flexed arm hang, hip key in air from scissor & thigh hitch in air with proper technique from an inversion, knee drop,  monkey drop ( all with good form), 3 leg lifts, 3 pull ups

Cost: $240 + tax

Adult Aerial Silk -  Advanced

Wednesdays 6:30 - 7:30pm

March 31 - June 2

10 weeks

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 do muscle conditioning, review skills learned in class and stretch.  

Intermediate 2 Prerequisites: All Intermediate Silk Skills with good technique and approval from instructor, minimum 2 years consistent training

PLUS: Climb 3x's to top without rest, 1min flexed arm hang, able to complete routines 4 min long, 5 leg lifts, 5 pull ups, straight leg inversions, must be able to demonstrate a solid grasp of at least 5 different drops with good technique

Cost: $240 + tax

Adult Aerial Hammock- Beginner / Intermediate 1

Fridays 6:15 - 7:15pm

April 9 - June 4

9 weeks

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 lots of options for aerial dance

Beginner Prerequisites- Aerial ABC's or equivalent

Intermediate Prerequisites: 30 sec flexed arm hang, 3 full pull ups, 3 full leg lifts, clean inversions, able to perform Beginner skills with good technique.  Minimum 6 months consistent training

COST: $216 + tax

Adult Aerial Hammock- Intermediate 2 / Advanced

Thursdays 7:00 - 8:00pm

April 1 - June 3

10 weeks

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 lots of options for aerial dance

Intermediate 2 Prerequisites- Intermediate 1plus, 45 sec flexed arm hang, 5 full pull ups, 5 full leg lifts, minimum 1 yr consistent training, must be able to invert into same side knee hook off ground

Advanced Prerequisites: Intermediate 2 Skills with good technique

COST: $240 + tax

Adult Dance Trapeze - High Beginner/Intermediate

Saturdays 3:00 - 4:00pm

May 1 - June 5

5 weeks

*No class May 23

Train with Cirque Du Soleil Artist and coach Alia Saurini!

The class will focus on Upper Beginner and Intermediate level skills, combinations and strength & conditioning exercises. 

Prerequisites: Trapeze foundations, must be able to invert, single knee hang

Cost: $120 + tax

Adult Dance Trapeze - Advanced

TBD

Train with Cirque Du Soleil artist and coach Alia Saurini!

This class will focus on advanced Trapeze skills, combinations and strength & conditioning exercises. 

Prerequisites: minimum 2 years experience, single knee hangs 45 sec, 3 full chin ups, 3 full leg lifts, 5 skin the cats, 1 arm hangs

Cost:

Adult Hula Hooping

Fridays 3:00-3:45pm

April 9 - June 4

9 weeks

Join Hula Hoop Artist and Coach Kylie for a class that's 100% fun!

Hula Hooping improves coordination, dexterity, rhythm and even strength!

Experience the excitement of Circus Style Hula Hooping through learning fun tricks with the hoop utilizing various parts of the body such as waist, hand, knee, foot, and more!

Students will study skills using both a single hoop and 2 hoops at the same time.

Bring their own hula hoop or use one of the school's

Prerequisites: none

Cost: $153 + tax

Adult Act Creation

Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:00pm

March 30 - June 1

10 weeks

Does you love performing and creating? Is the stage calling your name?

Do you want to learn how to create your own circus act?

Showcase your talents and join our Act Creation class!

Students create their own act from choosing their apparatus & music, and making their own choreography & costume.  Instructor gives tools to use in the creation process and provides feedback & guidance.

Acts must be between 2 - 4 minutes

Acts must be suitable for a family-friendly audience

This years theme is "Great Love Stories"

Prerequisites: Aerial ABC's + minimum of extra 3 months training

 

Show Date: Sunday June 6 ( time TBD )

Dress Rehearsal: June 1 during last class

Because of Covid we have a few options for the performance and will choose the one best suited for the current environment in June

  • live show for small audience

  • live show for performers family members only

  • online show ( no in person audience )

 

Cost: $220 + tax

includes performance fee

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