• If new to circus or aerial training, student MUST complete a Teen Aerial ABC'S session prior to starting the leveled classes 

  • If unsure of level/class, please call the office at 250-857-1785 and we will help find the best class for your teen

  • Pre-requisites for leveled classes listed below  

  • Students can stay in same level for multiple sessions and work at their own pace

  • Teens age 14+ can drop into or purchase a punchcard for Open Training Drop In to supplement their circus training

  • Consistent attendance is important to gain the strength, flexibility, and aerial knowledge to progress through a level

  • Teen must be able to complete all vocabulary in the class to move onto the next level.  Instructor will recommend level to student 

  • All classes are pro-rated for late registration

  • The Rising is unable to hold spots without payment.  Please remember to complete the checkout process after enrolling online

  • Please familiarize yourself with our  SCHOOL POLICIES

  • Register for 2 or more aerial classes and receive 10-15% off automatically when you check out! ( excludes punchcards, workshops, flexibility)

  • 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


Tuesdays 6:15 - 7:15pm

July 14 - Aug 25

This course is your teens first step in aerial training.

Students must complete this course before signing up for other aerial classes. Students will learn the foundations of Aerial Hammock, Silk, Hoop and Static Trapeze.  Develop your aerial knowledge, strength, and skill base.

Prerequisites: none.  Overall good health.  Students who have previous training in silk/hoop/trapeze and have studied the fundamentals can sign up for our beg/int classes

Cost: $171.50

TEEN AERIAL HOOP Beginner/Intermediate

Mondays 5:15 - 6:15pm

July 13 - Aug 24 *no class Aug 3

Building on foundational knowledge this mixed levelsclass takes your aerial hoop training to the next level with various poses, hangs, spins and sequences. 

Students work on aerial strength, vocabulary,  transitions, and sequence building


Pre-requisites:  Aerial ABC's or equivalent 

COST: $147 +gst

TEEN AERIAL SILK Beginner/Intermediate

Mondays 4:00 - 5:00pm

July 13 - Aug 24 *no class Aug 3

Multi-level class focusing on 2 strand silk and hammock with climbs, wraps, and fabric theory.                                                  

Build your strength and start working with more height

Short Silk Sequences introduced in Beginner

3 min+ Silk Sequences learned in Intermediate and drops

 Pre-requisites for Beg: Aerial ABC's or equivalent

COST: $147 +gst

TEEN MIXED AERIALS Beginner/Intermediate

Saturdays 11:15am - 12:15pm

July 13 - Aug 29

Can't choose which apparatus to specialize on?  Love them all?

A bit of everything in this class- aerial silk, hoop, and static trapeze

Students will train on each apparatus in rotation according to the level of each student

 Pre-requisites: Aerial ABC's or equivalent

COST: $171.50 + gst


Class will resume at a future date TBD

Does your teen love performing and creating?  Are they looking for an opportunity to showcase their talents and take their 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.  Acts must be between 2-4 minutes.

Includes dress/tech rehearsal fees

This years theme is "80's Aerials"


Group 1 Camp weeks:  July 13-17 / Aug 10-14

Group 2 Camp weeks: July 27-31 / Aug 17-21

Monday - Friday 1:15 - 3:15pm

( currently not accepting new members. At capacity )

The Rising's Student performance team.  For students committed to their circus training and interested in going beyond a recreational level.  The Show Team works from Sept - June to create a full-length circus show which will be performed at The Rising's Studio to a public audience.  Teen Show Team may also perform at off-site locations through out the year for special events.  Students must show a love of performance/showmanship, strong training ethic in class, and meet prerequisites listed below.  Admission is by invitation only.

**Admission to the Show Team is by invitation only.

Prerequisites:  full splits in 1 direction minimum, backbend with straight arms/legs hold for 30 sec, back or front walkover, climb to top of tall silks 3 x's in a row, clean inversions in air, skin the cat x 5, 3 full chin ups, 3 full leg lifts, hip key, thigh hitch, single knee hang 30 sec 

COST: $170 + gst

AGE 14+


Visit the Open Training Drop In page from the SUMMER Program Page for more info

* No Open Training for this session

* Will resume at future date TBD

Miss a class and want to make it up?  Want more training time to see faster progress or to reach your aerial goals?

Come to Open Training Drop on Monday nights 8:00-9:30pm or Sunday mornings 10:30-12noon.  

Open Training is self-guided.  Coach provides supervision only.  

$12 drop in

or purchase a class punch card online to save $$

Prerequisites: Aerial ABC's or equivalent 

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