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adults summer 
session

July 2 - August 30, 2024

Centre Closed: Monday, August 5th

New to the Rising?

WATCH THE VIDEO BELOW FOR HOW TO PURCHASE CLASS CARDS & RESERVE SPOT IN AERIAL CLASSES

 2024 ONE TIME YEARLY REGISTRATION FEE REMINDER: 

$30 for 1st student in a family

$25 for 2nd student in a family

$15 for any remaining students in a family

  • Our office will add the registration fee to your Rising account if this is your first time registering within the 2024 calendar year

  • If you have added your credit card to your account our office will process the yearly fee

  • If no credit card has been added we will send you a statement to complete payment.

  • * 2024 fee does not apply to drop in programs, workshops, camps, events

 Your registration fee includes:

  •  15% off our Circus Parties for all ages.

  •  1 free open training drop in for 2024 

To activate your party discount please email admin@therisingcircus.com

 

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 3 - 9 week Session Classes

( class cards not applicable)

  • Aerial Abc's

  • Flexibility

  • Contortion

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ADULT AERIAL ABC'S

Ages 18+

Wednesdays 7:15-8:15pm

Dates: July 3 - August 28

This 9-week 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. 2 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: $216 +tax 

Location: Studio A & B

HOW TO REGISTER:

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

  • click on REGISTER- CLASSES

  • click on calendar "SUMMER CLASSES 2024" find desired class and add yourself to class

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

Prerequisites: none

ADULT FLEXIBILITY

BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE

Ages 13+

Tuesdays 6:30-7:30pm

5-Week Session July 2 - July 30

4-Week Session  August 6 - August 27

Choose either July or August OR sign up for both!

*Drop-In Available on the OPEN TRAINING & CLASS DROP IN CALENDAR

Along with strength and endurance, flexibility is a key component to your circus training or for any sport you love.  Learn progressive and level appropriate exercises with Coach Adgam to improve your range of motion in active and passive flexibility and help prevent injury.

No matter what level of flexibility you have this class will meet you where you are and support you on your quest to become more limber

**Improvement in flexibility is acquired through consistency and repetition 3x's or more/week

Take what you learn here and practice at home

Cost: $100 +tax per session

          $80 +tax per drop-in

Drop-In: $25 per class (cannot use class pass)

Location: Studio A & B

HOW TO REGISTER:

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

  • click on REGISTER- CLASSES

  • click on calendar "SUMMER CLASSES 2024" find desired class and add yourself to class

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

WANT TO DROP IN?

  • Go to the OPEN TRAINING & DROP IN CLASSES 2024 calendar

  • find desired date/class and add yourself to the class

  • remember to complete the check out process with payment

Prerequisites: 

 Overall good health.  Previous aerial experience an asset.  Must be comfortable working with height and holding body weight off the ground.

ADULT CONTORTION

Ages 18+

Mondays 5:25-6:25pm

4-Week Session July 8 - July 29

3-Week Session August 12 - August 26                      

Choose either July or August OR sign up for both!

Contortion is a performance art in which artists train their skills of extreme physical flexibility.

Learn progressive and level appropriate contortion exercises with Coach Adi to develop strength and proper technique for contortion.  It is important to study under a coach to avoid injury.  Coach Adi is a professional contortionist and graduate of the Nation's Circus School's Coaching program.

Fee: July Session $88 +tax

        August Session $66 +tax

Drop In: $25 +tax

Location: Studio B

HOW TO REGISTER:

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

  • click on REGISTER- CLASSES

  • click on calendar "SUMMER CLASSES 2024" find desired class and add yourself to class

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

WANT TO DROP IN?

  • Go to the OPEN TRAINING & DROP IN CLASSES 2024 calendar

  • find desired date/class and add yourself to the class

  • remember to complete the check out process with payment

Prerequisites: 

full splits, back bend straight arms & legs, above average flexibility

DROP IN AERIAL CLASSES
(must purchase a class card)
  • Hammock

  • Silk

  • Hoop

  • Trapeze

  • Rope

  • Aerial Yoga

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INSTRUCTIONS & POLICIES

FOR CLASS CARD PURCHASE

This summer, our AERIAL classes are being offered as DROP IN CLASSES via a CLASS CARD

  • All AERIAL classes will be drop in ( except Aerial ABC's )

  • A class card must be purchased to reserve spots in aerial classes.

  • Class cards can be used for ANY apparatus but make sure you choose the correct level for yourself

  • Students must reserve a spot in class for each day they want to attend

  • Class cards range from a 1 class card - 20 class card.

  • The more classes you attend the cheaper the per class rate!

  • Class cards expire on Aug 30.  No refunds for unused punches

  • To cancel a reservation and receive the punch back on your card email admin@therisingcircus.com a minimum of 3 hours in advance of class start time.  No exceptions.

  • To respect our coaches travel & prep time all classes must receive a minimum of 1 student registered  2 hrs in advance of class start time. If no students registered by that time class will be cancelled that day.

HOW TO PURCHASE CLASS CARD & RESERVE YOUR CLASS SPOTS

STEP 1- class card purchase

  • sign into your Rising account

  • click on SHOP

  • click on CLASS CARDS

  • choose your desired class card

  • click UPDATE ORDER TOTAL

  • Pay for class card

STEP 2- reserve classes

  • Click on REGISTER -> CLASSES

  • Click on SUMMER CLASSES 2024

  • Click on desired class

  • PICK DATES TO DROP IN

  • Click SUBMIT

  • follow remainder of prompts to complete

ADULT AERIAL HOOP

BASICS & NOVICE

Ages 18+

Mondays 6:00-7:00pm

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

Location: Studio A 

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

ADULT AERIAL HOOP

INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED

Ages 18+

Mondays 7:15-8:15pm

Intermediate/Advanced 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​​. 

Location: Studio A 

INTERMEDIATE Prerequisites:  Novice Hoop or equivalent, 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 

ADVANCED 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, splits in at least 1 direction

AERIAL YOGA

Ages 16+

Mondays 6:45-7:45

Aerial yoga combines the movements of aerials with traditional yoga postures. The hammock is kept close to the ground and becomes a swing in which to support and stretch the body in mid-air. Some postures will become more accessible with the assistance of the hammock while others will become more challenging. This class is an excellent place to begin any aerial journey. Aerial yoga has particular benefits in strengthening and stretching the body, decompressing the spine, and lifting one's mood. Join today to elevate your yoga practice!

Location: Studio B

Prerequisites: None, just overall good health.

ADULT AERIAL HAMMOCK

BASICS & NOVICE 

Ages 18+

Tuesdays 7:45-8:45

 

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.  

Location: Studio A & B

BASICS: Aerial Abc's or equivalent

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.

ADULT AERIAL HAMMOCK

INTERMEDIATE & ADVANCED

Ages 18+

Wednesdays 6:00 - 7:00pm

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

Location: Studio A & B

Prerequisites:  Hammock Novice, 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

ADULT AERIAL SILK

BASICS

Ages 18+

Thursdays 7:15-8:15pm

This class will help you solidify your skills from Aerial ABC's and expand your skill library.  Work on foot lock sequences, building your climb endurance, inversions, simple drops and solidify your  foundations.  Stretchy silk will be introduced.

Location: Studio A & B

Prerequisites:  Aerial ABC's or equivalent

ADULT AERIAL SILKS

NOVICE/INTERMEDIATE

Ages 18+

Tuesdays 6:30pm

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.

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

Location: Studio A & B

Prerequisites 

NOVICE: Silk Basics or equivalent. 

minimum 1 year consistent training

INTERMEDIATE: 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

ADVANCED

Ages 18+

Thursdays 6:00-7:00pm

Students work on increased vocabulary, drops, sequences and building aerial endurance and strength on stretchy silk up to 20 ft high

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 

Location: Studio A & B

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 3+ 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

ADULT TRAPEZE

INTERMEDIATE

Ages 18+

Tuesdays 6:30-7:30pm

The class will focus on Intermediate level skills, combinations, spinning, introduce balancing on the bar, and strength & conditioning exercises. Increase your knowledge of skills in the ropes.

Location: Studio A & B

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, ability to invert.

ADULT ROPE

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.

Location: Studio A & B

PREREQUISITES: must be able to hold body weight off the ground and climb the rope.  Comfortable working with height.  Aerial ABC's or equivalent

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