TEEN CIRCUS AGES 13-17
Winter Session 2022 Information
10 weeks Jan 10-March 20
* centre closed Mon Feb 21 Family Day *
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 reserve a spot in our Open Training Drop In to supplement their circus training
Consistent attendance is important to gain the strength, flexibility, and aerial knowledge
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
Register for 2 or more aerial classes and receive 10-15% off automatically when you check out ( excludes open training, workshops, non-aerial classes, showteam)
new students must have their online waiver signed when they register online. You will be prompted to do so when Rising account is created
TEEN AERIAL ABC's
Wednesdays This course is your teens first step in aerial training.
4:00-5:00pm Beginner Students must complete this course before signing up for our other aerial Jan 12 - March 16 classes.
10 weeks Students will learn the foundations of aerial hammock, silk, hoop, and trapeze
Develop your aerial knowledge, strength, and skill base with skills such as mermaid, classic climb, catchers lock, and man in the moon to name a few!
COST: $240 +tax
TEEN AERIAL SILK & HAMMOCK- BEGINNER
Saturdays After Aerial ABC's your teen may choose to specialize in aerial silk. This would be
1:15-2:15pm their next step. Students will graduate onto working on stretchy silk, develop
Jan 15-March 19 strength needed to invert and work with height. Learn skills such as x back,
10 weeks Rebecca split, knee hooks, arabesque
Prerequisites: Aerial ABC's or equivalent from another circus school
COST: $240 +tax
TEEN AERIAL SILK & HAMMOCK- INTERMEDIATE
Mondays Intermediate level silk & hammock class working with full height on stretchy silk.
4:00-5:00pm Class incorporates inversion skills and drops such as monkey drop, X straddle back,
Jan 10- March 14 belays, hip key skills and more!
9 weeks Prerequisites: 2 climbs to top of stretchy silk in classic and Russian climb no rest, * No class Feb 21 ability to invert in air and hold 5 sec, foot locks in air, same side knee hooks, flexed arm hang 30 sec, knee drop, hip key, thigh hitch, minimum 6 months consistent training in beginner level.
* The Rising reserves the right to place students in the correct level if we feel your teen is too advanced or requires more training before entering intermediate classes
COST: $216 +tax
TEEN AERIAL HOOP & TRAPEZE- Beginner/Intermediate
Mondays Beg / Int skills, hangs spins, transitions and sequences on aerial hoop. Gain 5:15-6:15 pm strength, flexibility, and coordination to build your skill repertoire. Explore the hoop Jan 10-March 14 at different heights and enjoy the spinning beauty of this apparatus.
9 weeks Beginner Prerequisites: Aerial ABC's or equivalent
*No class Feb 21 Intermediate Prerequisites: single knee hangs 20 sec, 10 chin ups low bar, 10 half leg lifts straight legs, 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
Cost: $216 +tax
TEEN MIXED AERIALS- Beginner/Intermediate
Saturdays Can't decide which apparatus to specialize on? Love them all?
12:00-1:00pm Join our Mixed Aerials class and continue your training on aerial silk, hoop, and Jan 15-March 19 trapeze!
10 weeks Building on foundational knowledge this mixed levels class takes your aerial training to the next level with various poses, hangs, spins and sequences.
Students work on aerial strength, vocabulary, transitions, and sequence building
Beginner Prerequisites: Aerial ABC's or equivalent
Intermediate Prerequisites: at coaches discretion, single knee hang 20 sec each leg, 10 chin ups feet on floor, 10 half leg lifts straight legs, 5 skin the cats, comfortable working with spin, 2 climbs to top of stretchy silk in a row, foot locks in air, inversions in air with good technique
COST: $240 + tax
OPEN TRAINING DROP IN- age 14+
Saturdays Missed a class and want to make it up? Want more training time to see faster 2:30-3:30pm progress or to reach your aerial goals?
Jan 15-March 19 Reserve your spot online via the Open Training Drop & Class Drop Inin Calendar. Let supervising coach know if you are making up a missed class or coming in for extra training when you arrive. Coach will document and then charge will be put through on your account
Open Training is self-guided. Coach provides supervision only.
Cost: $12 drop in +tax
*No charge if making up a missed class in Winter Session
Prerequisites: Aerial ABC's, must be a current or former student of The Rising
RISING CIRCUS SHOWTEAM
Tuesdays The Rising's Student performance team. For students committed to 6:00-7:30pm their circus training and interested in going beyond a recreational level. The Show Saturdays Team is a full year commitment. Students train year-round to create a full-length 10:45-1:00pm circus show which will be performed at The Rising's Studio to a public audience Jan 11-March 19 every June, along with other performance opportunities through out the year. 10 weeks Students also learn Stage Tech skills by working other shows that occur at The Rising. Students must show a love of performance/showmanship, strong training ethic in class, and meet the strength & flexibility requirements listed below
Includes 1 hour weekly Handstand class with Coach Emrah ( graduate of National Circus School's Coaching Program and professional Handbalance Artist ) working on foundations of Handbalance which is beneficial cross-training for aerialists.
* No handstand class Feb 19, Feb 26, March 5
Admission to the Show Team is by invitation only.
Competitive Dance and Competitive Gymnastics backgrounds beneficial
Prerequisites: full splits in 1 direction minimum, backbend with straight arms/legs hold for 30 sec, cartwheel, fwd and bwd roll, back or front walkover, climb to top of stretchy 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, clean foot locks in air, must be at an intermediate+ level in at least 2 aerial appratus'
COST: 585 + tax