• 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 often stay in same level for multiple sessions and work at their own pace
  • 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 familiarize yourself with The Rising's POLICIES and our Covid-19 Guidelines
  • currently Max 4-6 students in all classes 
  • All students must sign our new waiver online and print, sign and bring to first class the Safety First Partnership Agreement Form available for download on our Covid-19 Policies page
  • Register for 2 or more aerial classes and receive 10-15% off automatically when you check out!
       ( excluding punchcards, workshops, Flexibility, Handstands, Tumbling) 

Adult Aerial ABC's

Tuesdays 7:45 - 8:45pm

July 14 - Aug 25

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 "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: $171.50


Mondays 8:00-9:00pm

July 13 - Aug 24 * no class Aug 3

Beginner/Intermediate 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 $147+ gst

ADULT AERIAL HOOP- Intermediate/Advanced

Mondays 6:35 - 7:35pm

July 13 - Aug 24 * no class Aug 3

Intermediate / Advanced 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​

Intermediate Prerequisites: single knee hangs 20 sec, 2 full chin up, 2 full leg lifts

Advanced Prerequisites: Intermediate Hoop or equivalent

Strength level: 1 arm hang 20 sec, single knee hang 30 sec, 3 full chin ups, 3 leg lefts, 5 skin the cats, spin during sequencing.  

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

Cost: $147+ gst

ADULT AERIAL HAMMOCK - Beginner / Intermediate

Thursdays  7:30 - 8:30pm 

July 16 - Aug 27

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

COST: $171.50 + gst


Wednesdays 6:00 - 7:00pm

July 15 - Aug 26

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

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 when it resumes to do muscle conditioning, review skills learned in class and stretch. 

Beginner Prerequisites: Aerial ABC's or equivalent 

COST: $171.50 + gst

ADULT AERIAL SILK - Intermediate

Choose From either:

Wednesday 7:30 - 8:30pm

Thursdays 6:00 - 7:00pm

July 15 - Aug 27

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 when it resumes to do muscle conditioning, review skills learned in class and stretch.  

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), 3 leg lifts, 2 pull ups

Cost: $171.50

ADULT TRAPEZE with Alia Saurini - Beginner / Intermediate

Fridays 6:00 - 7:00pm

The class will focus on Trapeze beginner/intermediate skills, combinations and strength & conditioning exercises. 

Prerequisites: aerial foundations on either trapeze or aerial hoop.  Ability to hang properly from arms/shoulders for 20 sec, double knee hang, and support body weight in the air

Cost: $122.50 + gst


Will resume at future date TBD

Do you love performing and creating?  Are you looking for an opportunity to showcase your talents and take your circus training more seriously? Join our Act Creation class and perform for the public in our Student Showcase at The Rising Studio!

Students create their own act from choreography -music- costuming.  Instructor provides feedback & guidance throughout process, giving students tools to use in the process.  

** please note students must lead their own warm up in loft area from 8:30-8:45pm

Acts must be between 2-4 minutes.

Includes dress/tech rehearsal fees

This years theme is "80's Aerials"

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