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Adult Winter session

January 8 - March 16 2024

Centre Closed: Monday, February 19th (Family Day)

New to the Rising?

 ONE TIME YEARLY REGISTRATION FEE REMINDER: 

$30 per student for 2024

Registration fee will automatically be applied at registration if this is your first time registering within the 2024 calendar year

* does not apply to drop in programs, workshops, camps

 Your registration fee includes:

  •  15% off our Circus Parties for all ages.

  •  1 free open training drop in for 2024 or 1 free Kids Acrobatics & Ground Circus Drop in (must be used within 2024 calendar year) 

To activate your party discount or free open training/Circus Acrobatics pass please email admin@therisingcircus.com

 

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INTRO CLASSES

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ADULT AERIAL ABCS

Adults 18+
Thursdays 7:15 - 8:15pm
January 11 - March 14 

$240 +tax
Studio A

 

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. 2-3 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.

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MASTERS CIRCUS

Adults 18+
 

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AERIAL CONDITIONING 

Adults 18+
COMING SOON
$
Studio B

 

ON PAUSE

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

Do you want to imporve your aerial strength? This weekly conditiong class works on strengthening your climbs, inversions, and endurance in the air by performing a variety of exercises on and off the apparatus. Increase your understanding of the muscle engagement needed to perform skills in the air. Sign up for the entire session or drop-ins available.

HOOP CLASSES

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HOOP BASICS/NOVICE

Adults 18+
Mondays 6:30 - 7:30pm 
January 8 - March 11 (No class Feb 19)

$216 +tax
Studio A

 

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. Prerequisites: Adult Aerial ABC's 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. 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, able to hold your inversion * this is a mixed levels class

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HOOP INTERMEDIATE

Adults 18+
Mondays 7:45 - 8:45pm 
January 8 - March 11 (No class Feb 19)

$216 +tax
Studio B

 

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 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

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LYRICAL HOOP

Adults 18+
Fridays 6:00-7:00pm


Feb 16-March 8
$72 +tax
Studio A

 

Explore dance, floor work and low flow hoop in our new lyrical hoop class. Students will learn a 3 min choreography piece over the 4 weeks. Prerequisites: Adult Hoop Basics

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HOOP ADVANCED

Adults 18+
Mondays 6:30 - 7:30pm 
January 8 - March 11 (No class Feb 19)

$216 +tax
Studio B

 

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. Advanced 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. 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 lift, 5 skin the cats, comfortable with fast spin and release skills

HAMMOCK CLASSES

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HAMMOCK BASICS/NOVICE

Adults 18+
Mondays 7:45 - 8:45pm 
January 8 - March 11 (No class Feb 19)

$216 +tax
Studio A

 

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. Prerequisites:  Aerial ABC's or equivalent

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HAMMOCK INTERMEDIATE/
ADVANCED

Adults 18+
Tuesdays 7:45 - 8:45pm 
January 9 - March 12

$240 +tax
Studio A

 

Intermediate & Advanced  skills, drops, transitions, with a strong emphasis on sequencing and working with a spin.  Gain more strength, flexibility, and skill knowledge​​.  Prerequisites:  Hammock Novice, 3 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

TRAPEZE CLASSES

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TRAPEZE BASICS/NOVICE

Adults 18+
On pause for Winter Session


 

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TRAPEZE INTERMEDIATE

Adults 18+
Tuesdays 6:30 - 7:30pm 
January 9 - March 12

$240 +tax
Studio B

 

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.  Prerequisites: Trapeze or Aerial Hoop ABC's or equivalent, must be able to invert

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. 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.

SILK CLASSES

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SILK BASICS

Adults 18+
Wednesdays 6:30 - 7:30pm 
January 10 - March 13

$240 +tax
Studio A

 

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. Prerequisites:  Aerial ABC's or equivalent

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SILK INTERMEDIATE

Adults 18+
Wednesdays 7:45 - 8:45
January 10 - March 13

$240 +tax
Studio B

 

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.   Prerequisites:  Silk Novice or equivalent, minimum 1 year consistent training, 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)

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SILK NOVICE

Adults 18+
Wednesdays 7:45 - 8:45pm 
January 10 - March 13

$240 +tax
Studio A

 

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. 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, russian hip key, knee drop, same side knee hook

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SILK ADVANCED

Adults 18+
Wednesdays 6:30 - 7:30pm 
January 10 - March 13 

$240 +tax
Studio B

 

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  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

ROPE CLASSES

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ROPE- ALL LEVELS

Adults 18+
Tuesdays 7:45-8:45pm. FULL
January 9 - March 12 

$240 +tax
Studio B

 

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. Prerequisites: must eb able to hold body ewight off the ground and climb the rope. Comfortable working with height. Aerial ABC's or equivalent

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