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Adults fall 2023 Session

September 18 - December 9

CENTRE CLOSED: Monday, October 9 & Saturday, November 11

 ONE TIME YEARLY REGISTRATION FEE REMINDER: 

$25 per student for 2023

Registration fee will automatically be applied at registration if this is your first time registering within the 2023 calendar year

* does not apply to drop in programs

 Your registration fee entitles you to receive 15% off our Circus Parties for all ages. Plus, 1 free open training drop in or Kids Circus Happy Hour Drop in.  Must be used within 2023 calendar year.  

To activate your party discount or free open training/Happy Hour pass please email or call the office to request at admin@therisingcircus.com       tel: 250-857-1785 ​

FAMILY DISCOUNT

Save 10-15% automatically on our AERIAL classes if you register 2 or more family members 

* excludes show team, workshops, non-aerial classes, drop in classes

MULTI-CLASS DISCOUNT

Save 10-15% automatically if you register for 2 or more aerial classes.  

* excludes show team, workshops, non-aerial classes, drop in classes

PAYMENT PLAN OPTION 

  • enroll at checkout

  • 50% due upon registration

  • remaining 50% due Sept 25

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Intro Classes

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Specialty Classes
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ADULT AERIAL ABC'S

Ages 18+

Mondays 6:30-7:30pm

This course is your first step in aerial circus training.  You will learn the foundations such as how to mount and dismount, proper hanging alignment, basic skills while sitting / standing / hanging / inverting. 3-4 classes each on Silk, Hoop, Hammock, and Trapeze

Once you complete the course you can then move into our Basics level classes and specialize on the apparatus of your choosing.

Fee: $264 +tax

Location: Studio A

Dates: Mondays Sept 18-Dec 4 (no class Oct 9)

HOW TO REGISTER:

  • create or sign into your Rising account by clicking on button below

  • click on enrol in class

  • for to FALL 2023 Calendar

  • find desired class and add yourself to class

  • remember to complete the check out process with payment to confirm your registration

Prerequisites: none

UNIQUE APPARATUS TASTE TESTER

Ages 18+

Saturdays 3:45-4:45pm

A specialty class where we explore unique apparatus that are not a part of our regular curriculum.  This session we will do:

  • Lollipop Lyra ( 3 classes )

  • Stilt Walking ( 3 classes )

  • Cube ( 3 classes )

*This course is intended for those who did NOT register in this course during the Winter 2023 session.

Cost: $216 +tax  

Location: Studio B

Dates: Saturdays Sept 23-Nov 25 (No Class Nov 11)

HOW TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT:

  • create or sign into your Rising account by clicking on button below

Prerequisites: Aerial ABC's or equivalent.  Must be able to invert with ease and mount/dismount aerial apparatus safely

MASTERS CIRCUS

Ages 55+

Wednesdays 12:30-1:30pm ( Nov 1-Nov 29)

Are you 55+ and always dreamed of being in the circus?  Looking for a class to ease you into training?

 In this 13 week course we will study 3 different aerial apparatus- silk, hoop, & trapeze.  Equipment will be rigged with safety mats at a height appropriate for you.  Learn the foundations while you increase your strength, agility and smiles!

Want to see if you like it first before registering?

TRY OUT YOUR FIRST CLASS FOR FREE!

Call or email the office to reserve your spot in your trial class.

tel: 250-857-1785 or director@therisingcircus.com

Fee: $90 per 5 week session

Location: Studio B

Dates: Wednesdays Nov 1-Nov 29

 

HOW TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT:

  • call the office to register for this class

  • tel: 250-857-1785
Hammock Classes
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ADULT AERIAL HAMMOCK BASICS/NOVICE

Ages 18+

Mondays 7:45-8:45pm

BASICS: Aerial Hammock ( sometimes called Aerial Sling) is an apparatus similar to aerial silk but is rigged to create a loop in the bottom giving you a shelf to sit or stand on.  This course will solidify your foundational knowledge of the apparatus to give you the skills to attempt higher level skills with inversions or a drop or more complicated wraps.  

*This is a split level class with Novice.

NOVICE: Taking your basic Hammock skills up a notch explore skills, hangs, spins, and sequences plus the introduction of simple drops or saltos.  Gain strength, flexibility, and coordination to build your skill repertoire.

Fee: $264 +tax

Location: Studio A

Dates: Mondays Sept 18-Dec 4 (No class Oct 9)

 

HOW TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT:

  • create or sign into your Rising account by clicking on button below 

  • please remember to COMPLETE the checkout process even if your balance is ZERO

Prerequisites:  Aerial ABC's or equivalent

ADULT AERIAL ROPE (Corde Lisse)

ALL LEVELS

Ages 18+

Tuesdays 7:45-8:45pm

Not your typical climbing rope!  This vertical apparatus is covered in a strong cotton sheath and even has a bit of bounce to it.  Learn beginner-advanced level skills, drops, saltos, and gain strength while climbing and wrapping.

*THIS IS A MIXED LEVEL CLASS

Cost: $264 +tax

Location: Studio A

Dates: Tuesdays Sept 19 -Dec 5

HOW TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT:

  • create or sign into your Rising account by clicking on button below

Prerequisites: 

none. Overall good health

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ROPE CLASSES

ADULT AERIAL HAMMOCK INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED 

Ages 18+

Tuesdays 7:15-8:15pm

Intermediate & Advanced  skills, drops, transitions, with a strong emphasis on sequencing and working with a spin.  Gain more strength, flexibility, and skill knowledge​​. 

Fee: $288 +tax

Location: Studio B

Dates:  Tuesdays Sept 19-Dec 5

 

HOW TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT:

  • create or sign into your Rising account by clicking on button below

  • please remember to COMPLETE the checkout process even if your balance is ZERO

Prerequisites:  Hammock Novice, 5 pullovers without kicking or pushing off of poles, salto drop, inversions in air with ease, ability to work with spin with ease, minimum 1 yr consistent training

Hoop Classes
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ADULT AERIAL HOOP INTERMEDIATE

Ages 18+

Mondays 7:45-8:45pm

Intermediate skills, 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​​. Routine will be taught at end of session

Fee: $264 +tax

Location: Studio B

Dates: Sept 18 - Dec 4 (no Class Oct 9)

HOW TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT:

  • create or sign into your Rising account by clicking on button below

Prerequisites:  single knee hangs 20 sec, 10 chin up feet on ground, 10 tuck leg lifts, 5 skin the cats, 1 arm hangs 10 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 

ADULT AERIAL HOOP ADVANCED

Ages 18+

Mondays 6:30-7:30pm

Advanced hangs, spins, transitions, release skills and a strong emphasis on sequencing and working with a spin.  Hoop will be used at various heights. Routine will be taught at end of session.

Aerial Hoop requires a strong upper body and core, plus good flexibility 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, stretch and review skills learned in class

Fee: $264 +tax

Location: Studio B

Dates: Sept 18 - Dec 4 (no Class Oct 9)

 

HOW TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT:

create or sign into your Rising account by clicking on button below

Prerequisites:  Intermediate Hoop or equivalent, minimum 2 years consistent training, 1 arm hang 15 sec, 30 second single knee hang ,  2 full chin ups, 1 full leg lifts, 5 skin the cats, comfortable with fast spin and release skills

ADULT AERIAL HOOP BASICS & NOVICE

Ages 18+

Thursdays 7:15-8:15pm

BASICS: So you've decided to specialize on aerial hoop and want to solidify your foundational skills! This class will cover all you need to know from mounts and dismounts, hangs, inverting, poses, and building your spin tolerance.

NOVICE:  Take your aerial hoop a step further in our Novice class now that you've got a solid foundation.  Work below, inside and on top of the hoop as you finesse your transitions.

* this is a mixed levels class

 

Fee: $288 +tax

Location: Studio A

Dates: Thursdays Sept 21-Dec 7

 

HOW TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT:

  • create or sign into your Rising account by clicking on button below

BASICS Prerequisites: Adult Aerial ABC's

NOVICE Prerequisites:  Aerial Hoop Basics or equivalent.  Solid grasp of basics.  Able to mount/dismount hoop with ease. Knee Hang 20 sec.  Able to work on all levels of hoop- under hoop,  inside hoop, on top of hoop.  Flexed arm hang 15 sec

Silk Classes
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ADULT AERIAL SILK BASICS

Ages 18+

Wednesdays 6:30-7:30pm

This class will help you solidify your skills from Aerial ABC's and expand your skill library.  Work on your foot locks, inversions, and basic foundations.  Stretchy silk will be introduced.

 

Fee: $288 +tax

Location: Studio A

Dates: Wednesdays Sept 20-Dec 6

 

HOW TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT:

  • create or sign into your Rising account by clicking on button below.

  • please remember to COMPLETE the checkout process even if your balance is ZERO

Prerequisites:  Aerial ABC's or equivalent

ADULT AERIAL SILKS INTERMEDIATE

Ages 18+

Wednesdays 7:45-8:45pm

Students work on 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.  

 

Fee: $288 +tax

Location: Studio B

Dates: Wednesdays Sept 20-Dec 6

HOW TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT:

  • create or sign into your Rising account by clicking on button below

Prerequisites:  Silk Novice or equivalent. 

minimum 1 year consistent training

PLUS: Climb 2x's to top without rest, inversion into single knee hook with good form, cross back straddle, 30 sec flexed arm hang, hip key  & thigh hitch in air with proper technique , knee drop,  monkey drop, salto drop ( all with good form)

ADULT AERIAL SILKS NOVICE

Ages 18+

Wednesdays 7:45-8:45pm

This level will build your aerial strength on stretchy silk to be able to climb to the top in various ways , invert in the air, and make your footlocks off the ground.  You'll also learn fun poses and sequences and some beginner drops once you're ready.

 

Fee: $288 +tax

Location: Studio A

Dates: Wednesdays Sept 20-Dec 6

 

HOW TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT:

  • create or sign into your Rising account by clicking on button below

Prerequisites:  Silk Basics or equivalent.  Solid grasp of how to climb and make your footlocks in the air, classic/russian climb to the top of stretchy silk, flexed arm hang 20 seconds, ability to properly invert in the air and hold position 

ADULT AERIAL SILKS ADVANCED

Ages 18+

Wednesdays 6:30-7:30pm

Advanced silk class working with full height of 20 ft on stretchy silk.  Students work on increased vocabulary, drops with slack/rolls/twists/releases, longer sequences 

Aerial silk requires a strong upper body and core, plus good flexibility 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, stretch and review skills learned in class 

 

Fee: $288 +tax

Location: Studio B

Dates: Wednesdays Sept 20 - Dec 6

 

HOW TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT:

  • create or sign into your Rising account by clicking on button below

Prerequisites: 

Silk Intermediate or equivalent, minimum 2 years consistent training, Climb 3x's to top without rest, 45 sec flexed arm hang, full split 1 direction, pike with hands passing feet, bridge with straight arms, able to complete routines 4 min long, straight leg inversions, must be able to demonstrate a solid grasp of at least 5 different drops with good technique, hip key, thigh hitch

Trapeze
Classes
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ADULT TRAPEZE

BASICS/NOVICE

Ages 18+

First class TUESDAY SEPT 19 6:30-7:30pm

All subsequent classes THURSDAYS Sept 28- Dec 7  6:30-7:30pm

The trapeze is an iconic circus apparatus and in this class it is rigged from a single point allowing for spin.  

The class will focus on Basic and Novice level skills under the bar and in the ropes, combinations and strength & conditioning exercises. 

Fee: $264 +tax

Location: Studio A

Dates:  First class TUESDAY SEPT 19 6:30-7:30pm

All subsequent classes THURSDAYS Sept 28- Dec 7  6:30-7:30pm

12 weeks

 

HOW TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT:

  • create or sign into your Rising account by clicking on button below

Prerequisites: 

Trapeze or Aerial Hoop ABC's or equivalent, must be able to invert, single knee hang

ADULT TRAPEZE

INTERMEDIATE

Ages 18+

First class THURSDAY SEPT 21  6:30-7:30pm

All subsequent classes TUESDAYS SEPT 26- Dec 5  6:30-7:30pm

The trapeze is an iconic circus apparatus and in this class it is rigged from a single point allowing for spin.  

The class will focus on Intermediate level skills, combinations, spinning, introduce balancing on the bar, and strength & conditioning exercises. 

Fee: $288 +tax

Location: Studio B

Dates: First class THURSDAY SEPT 21  6:30-7:30pm

All subsequent classes TUESDAYS SEPT 26- Dec 5  6:30-7:30pm

12 weeks

HOW TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT:

  • create or sign into your Rising account by clicking on button below

Prerequisites: 

Trapeze or Aerial Hoop ABC's or equivalent, must be able to invert, single knee hang

ADULT DUO TRAPEZE 

Ages 18+

Thursdays 7:45-8:45pm

Learn how to work with a partner on the trapeze and have double the fun! Learn how to be either the "porter" or "flyer" and master various duo skills. Typically, the Porter is the base or support for the Flyer.  The porter is in a locked position often sitting or hanging and the Flyer connects to the Porter via hands/wrists, ankles, knees, or waist and performs various shapes

Cost: $264 +tax per person

Location: Studio B

Dates: Thursdays Sept 21-Dec 7

HOW TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT:

  • create or sign into your Rising account by clicking on button below

Prerequisites: 

Trapeze or Aerial Hoop foundations, must be able to invert, single knee hang.  

Performance
Classes

ACT CREATION

Ages 18+

Choose From:  

Fridays 6:00-7:00pm

Saturdays 2:30-3:30pm

Do you love to perform and create? Is the stage calling your name?

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, to creating  choreography & designing their costume.  Instructor gives tools to use in the creation process and provides feedback & guidance.

Acts must be between 2 - 4 minutes

The session ends with a Performance in front of a live audience at The Rising's studio.

This years theme is "Circus on Broadway"

Acts inspired by Broadway Musicals

Fee: $220 +tax (Fridays)

        $198 +tax (Saturdays)

Location: Fridays Studio B

                 Saturdays Studio B

Dates: Fridays Sept 22-Nov 24 

            Saturdays Sept 23-Nov 25 (No class Nov 11)

Show Date: Sunday, Nov 26 (2pm & 6pm show)

HOW TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT:

  • create or sign into your Rising account by clicking on button below

Prerequisites: minimum 6 months consistent training at The Rising

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