CIRCUS - FOUNDATIONAL PROGRAMS

MINI CIRCUS (4y6m - 7y0m)

Give you little ones a head start on their circus career! Mini Circus will introduce kids 4y6m - 7y0m to a variety of circus skills using aerial silks, trapeze, aerial hoop, prop manipulation, acrobatics, as well as develop a strong foundation of gymnastic skills. Circus apparatus will be modified for a circus challenge that is appropriate for age & skill level. This structured, non-parented class will help kids develop strength, flexibility, confidence, and physical literacy.

Fall Session will be offered in four class Mini Sessions. Register for a single Mini Session or a full Fall Session by registering for all three!

Dates for the Mini Sessions are:
Mini Session 1 - September 12 - October 7
Mini Session 2 - October 10 - November 4
Mini Session 3 - November 7 - December 9

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CIRCUS FOUNDATIONS (5y6m - 8y11m)

In Circus Foundations (formerly Circus Sampler) beginner to intermediate level participants will enjoy a variety of circus, gymnastic acrobatics and trampoline activities: Aerial silks, trapeze, aerial hoop, tight rope, walking globes, Chinese Poles, prop manipulation, acrobatics, trampoline and tumble track. Participants have an opportunity to learn new skills, fine tune existing skills and develop mini-routines on various apparatus. Classes are divided into groups based on age and experience.

Fall Session will be offered in four class Mini Sessions. Register for a single Mini Session or a full Fall Session by registering for all three!

Dates for the Mini Sessions are:
Mini Session 1 - September 12 - October 7
Mini Session 2 - October 10 - November 4
Mini Session 3 - November 7 - December 9

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CIRCUS FOUNDATIONS (9y0m - 12y11m)

In Circus Foundations (formerly Circus Sampler) beginner to intermediate level participants will enjoy a variety of circus, gymnastic acrobatics and trampoline activities: Aerial silks, trapeze, aerial hoop, tight rope, walking globes, Chinese Poles, prop manipulation, acrobatics, trampoline and tumble track. Participants have an opportunity to learn new skills, fine tune existing skills and develop mini-routines on various apparatus. Classes are divided into groups based on age and experience.

Fall Session will be offered in four class Mini Sessions. Register for a single Mini Session or a full Fall Session by registering for all three!

Dates for the Mini Sessions are:
Mini Session 1 - September 12 - October 7
Mini Session 2 - October 10 - November 4
Mini Session 3 - November 7 - December 9

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CIRCUS FOUNDATIONS (13y0m - 17y11m)

In Circus Foundations (formerly Circus Sampler) beginner to intermediate level participants will enjoy a variety of circus, gymnastic acrobatics and trampoline activities: Aerial silks, trapeze, aerial hoop, tight rope, walking globes, Chinese Poles, prop manipulation, acrobatics, trampoline and tumble track. Participants have an opportunity to learn new skills, fine tune existing skills and develop mini-routines on various apparatus. Classes are divided into groups based on age and experience.

Fall Session will be offered in four class Mini Sessions. Register for a single Mini Session or a full Fall Session by registering for all three!

Dates for the Mini Sessions are:
Mini Session 1 - September 12 - October 7
Mini Session 2 - October 10 - November 4
Mini Session 3 - November 7 - December 9

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AERIALS & ACROBATICS FOUNDATIONS (5y6m - 8y11m)

Aerials & Acrobatics class will focus on circus aerials (silks, trapeze, hoop) and acrobatics (hand balance & tumbling). This is an open level program open to boys and girls of all skill levels and is a great way to supplement your circus training.  Participants have an opportunity to learn new skills, fine tune existing skills and develop mini-routines on various apparatus. Participants are divided into groups based on age and experience. The session will include an in class performance in our Flip Arts theatre! 

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AERIALS & ACROBATICS FOUNDATIONS (8y0m-12y)

Aerials & Acrobatics class will focus on circus aerials (silks, trapeze, hoop) and acrobatics (hand balance & tumbling). This is an open level program open to boys and girls of all skill levels and is a great way to supplement your circus training.  Participants have an opportunity to learn new skills, fine tune existing skills and develop mini-routines on various apparatus. Participants are divided into groups based on age and experience. The session will include an in class performance in our Flip Arts theatre! 

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AERIALS & ACROBATICS FOUNDATIONS (9y0m - 14y11m)

Aerials & Acrobatics class will focus on circus aerials (silks, trapeze, hoop) and acrobatics (hand balance & tumbling). This is an open level program open to boys and girls of all skill levels and is a great way to supplement your circus training.  Participants have an opportunity to learn new skills, fine tune existing skills and develop mini-routines on various apparatus. Participants are divided into groups based on age and experience. The session will include an in class performance in our Flip Arts theatre! 

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CONTORTION (9 years & up)

This Contortion class will focus on building flexibility & developing strength in a safe manner. Dynamic stretching, static poses, and partner stretches will be used to increase flexibility. Strength building to support and improve flexibility will also be included through body weight exercises, cardio fitness, and various circus apparatuses. Each class will have a warm up & skill-specific conditioning to ensure safety and preparedness. This class will work on contortion on the floor, handstand blocks, and canes. Participants will work with a coach to develop a contortion routine which will be performed in class at the end of the session. This program is open to anyone 9 years and up.

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CYR WHEEL FOUNDATIONS (12y & Up)

Cyr wheel foundations is an entry-level program that will provide participants with basic skills on the Cyr wheel.

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ADULT AERIALS FOUNDATIONS (18 & up)

The focus of this program is to develop skills and combinations on aerial circus apparatus, focusing on silks, lyra and trapeze. Flexibility and strength training is also an integral component to the Aerials Foundations class. This class is a pre-requisite to the Adult Aerials unstructured class.

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