Classes

Circus Atlantic is the recreational program of the Circus Conservatory of America. We offer youth and adult training and performance opportunities in an intensive and non-competitive environment. At Circus Atlantic you will find a staff of circus professionals dedicated to teaching and inspiring bold new artists.

Registration for the Spring 2015 Session is open enrollment. You may join a class at any time and your tuition will be prorated based on the number of weeks left in the session. We are flexible and committed to creating the opportunity that best suits your schedule throughout the year.

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Sunday

General Circus Skills 8-13
(3:30-5PM)

Intermediate Youth Circus Arts
(3:30-5PM)

General Circus Skills 8-13
(3:30-5PM)

Intermediate Youth Circus Arts
(3:30-5PM)

Circus Skills For Homeschool
(1:30-3PM)

General Circus Skills 5-7
(1-2PM)

Chinese Pole (4:30-5:30PM)

Handbalancing
(4:30-5:30PM)

Chinese Pole (4:30-5:30PM)

Handbalancing
(4:30-5:30PM)

Circus Atlantic Performance Troupe
(3:30-5:30PM)

Youth Open Gym
(2-4PM)

General Circus Skills 14-18
(5-6:30PM)

Introduction to Youth Aerials
(4:30-5:30PM)

General Circus Skills 14-18
(5-6:30PM)

Intermediate Aerials
(5:30-7PM)

Circus Atlantic College Club
(6:00-7:30PM)

Adult Open Gym
(4-6PM)

Aerial Straps
(5:30-6:30PM)

Partner Acrobatics
(5:30-6:30PM)

Aerial Straps
(5:30-6:30PM)

Partner Acrobatics
(5:30-6:30PM)

Juggle Jam
(4-6PM)

Adult Circus Fitness
(6:30-7:30PM)

Intermediate Aerials
(5:30-7PM)

Adult Circus Fitness
(6:30-7:30PM)

Introduction to Adult Aerials
(7-8PM)

Circus Atlantic College Club
(6:00-7:30PM)

General Circus Skills Adults
(6:30-8PM)


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CIRCUS ARTS

Equipment may include: Juggling balls, clubs, plates, diabolo, devil sticks, unicycle, tight-wire, stilts, hula-hoop, rolling globe, rola bola, trapeze, aerial fabric, lyra, Spanish web, rope, straps, trampoline.


General Circus Skills 5-7

 

Sundays
1:00 – 2:00pm
May 3rd – June 7th
Ages: 5-7
$125

An introductory class for the younger aspiring circus artist. In this course, kids can build the concentration and motor skills necessary for the first levels circus training. Students try their hand at many of the techniques on which all circus disciplines are based, over the course of 14 weeks. Presented in an imaginative way with lots of games and pretending, students learn balance and timing, how to throw and catch, jump and tumble, and try until they succeed. Students in this class get to explore their skills while building the basics of coordination, agility, flexibility, teamwork and aerial awareness.

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General Circus Skills 8-13

 

Mondays and Wednesdays
3:30 – 5:00pm
April 27th – June 3rd
Ages: 8-13
$299

First-time students welcome! Introducing the wide world of Circus Arts! In this course, students discover the fundamentals of balance, the challenges and successes of juggling and object manipulation, the exhilaration of aerial skills and the resilience of rebounding with acrobatics, trampoline and human pyramids. This is the first essential step in learning any of the Circus Arts.

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General Circus Skills 14-18

 

Mondays and Wednesdays
5:00 – 6:30pm
April 27th – June 3rd
Ages: 14-18
$299

First-time high school students welcome! Introducing the exciting world of Circus Arts! In this course, students learn to perfect the fundamentals of balance,experience the challenges and successes of juggling and object manipulation, the exhilaration of aerial skills and the resilience of rebounding with acrobatics, trampoline and human pyramids. Emphasis in this class to conditioning the physical body and strengthening students abilities in coordination, agility, flexibility, teamwork and aerial awareness.

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General Circus Skills Adult

 

Tuesdays
6:30 – 8:00pm
April 28th – June 2nd
Ages: 17+
$150

Have you ever had the desire to hang from a trapeze, confidently stand on someone’s shoulders, or perfect the tumbling that you learned as a kid? Do you want to juggle and ride a unicycle? We can teach you! This is your chance to work on these skills and more. In these classes, we will work together to train the disciplines of Circus Arts that you’ve always wanted to do, while at the same time improving your strength and flexibility through circus-style conditioning, perfecting balance, coordination and spatial awareness through tumbling and aerial work. Knowledgeable coaches and safe spotting techniques will support your success in these classes. Come have some fun with Circus Atlantic! Open to all fitness levels and experience.

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Intermediate Youth Circus Arts

 

Tuesdays and Thursdays
3:30 – 5:00pm
April 28th – June 4th
Ages: 8-17
$299

Classes will focus on increasing technical skill and support the students in learning more advanced tricks in the circus disciplines of their choice. In this course, students will work on increasing equilibristic skills, pushing their juggling and object manipulation knowledge, advancing all aerial skills and developing a higher level of acrobatics. Participation requires previous experience and passing a test of entrance requirements. Students in this class may be asked to take part in an end-of-session performance.

Acceptance to class determined by skills assessment.

Intermediate Youth Assessment Standards here

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Circus Atlantic Performance Troupe

 

Fridays
3:30 – 5:30pm
May 1st – June 6th
Ages: 5+
$199

This auditioned group is focused on training the skilled circus student for performance. Classes will focus on increasing technical skill, building creativity, working on performance techniques and participating in annual shows. All Circus Arts disciplines will be considered. Additional rehearsal times may be scheduled in advance of performances.

Acceptance to class determined by audition.  Auditions occur in the Fall session but assessments can be made prior to each new session.

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Circus Atlantic College Club

 

Fridays and Sundays
6:00 – 7:30pm
May 1st – June 7th
Ages: 17+
$65

This is the sweetest deal we offer! $65 gets you into the Circus Atlantic College Club for the entire semester. Join us for circus workouts and training every Friday and Sunday from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm, attend open gyms and juggle jams as you wish, and get preferred access to our training environment at discounted rates. Throughout the semester, we will practice tumbling, aerials, juggling and a variety of other surprise Circus Arts.

Open to all college-age students with student I.D.

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Introduction To Youth Aerials

 

Tuesdays
4:30 – 5:30pm
April 28th – June 2nd
Ages: 13-17
$125
Drop-In rate: $25 per class

This is our introduction to aerial arts for youth aged 13 – 17. Aerial training is challenging in healthy and powerful ways! From increased strength and flexibility to conquering a fear of heights, our aerial class accommodates all fitness levels. Knowledgeable coaches and safe spotting techniques support each student’s success in this beginning level class. Apparatus include: Static trapeze, rope, fabric, and lyra.

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Introduction To Adult Aerials

 

Thursdays
7:00 – 8:00pm
April 30th – June 4th
Ages: 17+
$125
Drop-In rate: $25 per class

OPEN TO ALL FITNESS LEVELS

Aerial training is challenging in healthy and powerful ways! From increased strength and flexibility to conquering a fear of heights, our aerial class accommodates all fitness levels. Knowledgeable coaches and safe spotting techniques will support each student’s success in this beginning level class. Apparatus include: Static trapeze, rope, fabric, and lyra.

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Intermediate Aerials

 

Tuesdays and Thursdays
5:30 – 7:00pm
April 28th – June 4th
Ages: 12+
$275
Drop-In rate: $25 per class

Open to students with at least one session of aerial training. You will work with your coach to build upon your current aerial experience in your favorite aerial apparatus as well as other apparatus offered. Work on your stage presence, confidence in the air and skills that you have not developed. Apparatus include: Static trapeze, dance trapeze, fabric, and lyra.

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Adult Circus Fitness

 

Mondays and Wednesdays
6:30 – 7:30pm
April 27th – June 3rd
Ages: 17+
$165
$15 per class

This class will focus on progressive strengthening and flexibility techniques to prepare your body for general circus skills. Students will learn a variety of basic and effective techniques using a multitude of circus apparatus to begin developing the strength and flexibility necessary for circus training. Come push yourself in this safe, fun, and collaborative environment.

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Youth Open Gym

 

Sundays
2:00 – 4:00pm
May 3rd – June 7th
Ages: 5+
$5 per open gym

Learned something new in class this week that you would like to master? Want to get in some extra climbing, juggling or trampolining? Have an idea for the annual show you would like to try? Sundays are the time to train independently at Circus Atlantic! Our thorough and watchful coaches will be present to ensure that open training is a safe and enriching environment. Please see the guidelines on our website.

Please look at our Open Gym Polices here

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Adult Open Gym

 

Sundays
4:00 – 6:00pm
May 3rd – June 7th
Ages: 5+
$5 per open gym

If you’re unsure of your circus abilities and just want to try it out. Sundays are the time to train independently at Circus Atlantic! Our thorough and watchful coaches will be present to ensure that open training is a safe and enriching environment. Please see the guidelines on our website.

Please look at our Open Gym Polices here

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Juggle Jam

 

Sundays
4:00 – 6:00PM
May 3rd – June 7th
Ages: All Ages
Free Attendance: Suggested Donation $5

Come join our community of jugglers! The best way to practice skills and be inspired to learn new techniques is to be immersed with a diversity of skill levels. All ages, skill groups and juggling equipment welcome. Our juggling resources, both equipment and teachers, are available during these blocks.

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Circus Skills For Homeschool

 

Fridays
1:30 – 3:00PM
May 1st – June 5th
Ages: 6-12
$150

This class is for students who are home schooled and looking for a physical education class. It is designed to build body coordination, physical fitness and artistic movement through the fun and challenging skills of circus arts. Students learn about balance and timing, aerial skills, jumping and tumbling, how to throw and catch, and try until they succeed. In addition, students will participate in performance, movement, and trust games designed to develop creative movement, and show the value of relying and supporting each other. Clear explanations and step by step learning make it easy for students of all skill levels to participate and grow.

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Chinese Pole

 

Mondays and Wednesdays
4:30 – 5:30PM
April 27th – June 4th
Ages: 13+
$165
Drop-In rate: $15

Chinese Pole is a class covering various acrobatic and strength style movements on 4 meter long poles. Deriving from China, many classical movements from the country will be covered as well as newer styles of European and American pole moves.

Assessments on Chinese Pole ability is required for continued participation. Assessments can be conducted on first attendance without enrollment.

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Handbalancing

 

Tuesdays and Thursdays
4:30 – 5:30PM
April 28th – June 4th
Ages: 13+
$165
Drop-In rate: $15

Handbalancing is the act of supporting the body in a stable, inverted vertical position by balancing on the hands. There are many variations of handstands, but in all cases a handstand performer must possess adequate balance and upper body strength.

Assessments on Handbalancing ability is required for continued participation. Assessments can be conducted on first attendance without enrollment.

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Partner Acrobatics

 

Tuesdays and Thursdays
5:30 – 6:30PM
April 28th – June 4th
Ages: 13+
$165
Drop-In rate: $15

Acrobalance is an acrobatic art that combines elements of adagio and hand balancing. It consists of partner lifts, usually performed by a man and a woman, where the male lifts his female partner in many different poses and positions. Many forms of adagio also incorporate throws and tosses; the male usually throws the female into somersaults, layouts, and other acrobatic maneuvers.

Assessments on Partner Acrobatics ability is required for continued participation. Assessments can be conducted on first attendance without enrollment.

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Aerial Straps

 

Mondays and Wednesdays
5:30 – 6:30PM
April 27th – June 4th
Ages: 13+
$165
Drop-In rate: $15

With many elements of still rings from artistic gymnastics, aerial straps combines quick moving skill and intense strength positions to create an impressive feat of aerial arts.

Assessments on Aerial Straps ability is required for continued participation. Assessments can be conducted on first attendance without enrollment.

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Any class related questions please email: blain.tully@circusconservatory.org

 


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