CLASSES

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! 

 Schedule 

Novice

With Sonya

3:30 - 4:50 PM

Apprentice

With Sonya

5:00 - 6:50 PM

Soar over 30

With Sonya

7-8:00 PM

MONDAY

TUESDAY

GYROKINESIS ® 

12:30 - 1:10 PM

Online With Sonya

 

Sea Otters

3:30 - 4:20 PM

With Sonya

Narwhal

With Hannah

4:30 - 5:50 PM

Teen (mixed level)

With Hannah

6:00 - 7:30 PM

WEDNESDAY

Swallow

With Flora

3:30 - 4:20

 

Heron

With Flora

4:30 - 5:20 PM

Most Lyra & Trapeze

With Flora

5:30 - 6:50

CirqueFit

With Flora

7:00 - 8:00 PM

THURSDAY

Hummingbird

With Sonya

3:30 - 4:20 PM

Dolphin

With Sonya

4:30 - 5:20 PM

More Lyra & Trapeze

With Sonya

5:30 - 6:50 PM

Stretch & Flex

With Sonya

7:00 - 8:00 PM

FRIDAY

Hummingbird

With Flora

2:30 - 3:20 PM

More Silks & Sling

With Flora

3:30 - 4:50 PM

Most Silks & Sling

With Flora

5:00 - 6:30 PM

SATURDAY

Workshop

Injury Prevention

9:00 - 10:00 AM

Stilt Intensive

10:15 - 11:15 AM

Open Gym

11:30 - 1:30

SUNDAY

 
 

Tuition 

 The monthly tuition is the average of 9 months of classes, divided equally (regardless of 2 or 5-week months). Autopay can be set up on your account online, for your convenience.

Purchase a punch card for $100.

Schedule a private lesson! Rates range from $60-80. 

 

1 Hour

1.5 Hour

2 Hour

Open Gym

Adult 6 Class Monthly Member

 

$55

$75

$100

$40

$90

Monthly

 

$25

N/A

N/A

$15

$25

Drop-in

 

$20

N/A

N/A

$10

$20

Punch Card

 

$15

$20

Trial Class

 

Beginner

 

HUMMINGBIRD

Thursday 3:30 - 4:20

Friday 2:30 - 3:20

Hummingbird (5-6 years) is the beginning aerial class for our youngest flyers. Games, creative movement, strength and skill building are combined for a safe and fun entrance to aerial apparatus.

Prerequisites: none. 

 

SWALLOW

Wednesday 3:30 - 4:20

Swallow (7-8 years) allows slightly older beginners to be challenged while still focusing on the joy of aerial play. Creative movement guides our introduction to skills and sequences on  silks, trapeze, rope, and hoop.

Prerequisites: none. 

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HERON

Wednesday 4:30 - 5:20

Heron  (9-11 years) is the perfect place for your older elementary student to get through the awkward beginnings and find the fun in the air. Building strength through skills and sequences on silks, trapeze, hoop and rope, students are supported and challenged.

Prerequisites: none. 

 

TEEN AERIAL

Tuesday 6:00 - 7:30

It is never too late to start! Teen Aerial (13+) is a mixed level class and safe space for teens to challenge themselves. Working on silks, rope, trapeze and hoop students are presented appropriate opportunities and challenges to build strength and creativity.

Prerequisites: none. 

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FALL STILT INTENSIVE

Saturdays 9/18/21 - 10/30/21:

10:15 - 11:15

At Le Cirque Centre

It is time to Roam Tall!  8 weeks at the studio to build skill and be ready for a final May Day afternoon walk at the Ashland Plaza. Class is limited to 6 participants.

Participants are eligible for discounted pricing in a bulk stilt order from PegStilts.com if they would like to purchase their own stilts.  

Prerequisites: For all students over 4'10" tall of any experience level to gain the experience of walking and dancing on stilts. 

Intermediate

 

SEA OTTER

Tuesday 3:30 - 4:20

Sea Otter  (6-7 years) is the next step after Hummingbirds, challenging our youngest flyers who have mastered the basics and are hungry for more! Working on silks, hoop, rope and trapeze students continue to build strength through play.

Prerequisites: Climb on fabric, comfortably invert. 

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DOLPHIN

Thursday 4:30 - 5:20

Dolphin (8-9 years) challenges the young intermediate aerialists ready for more complicated sequences and difficult skills on  all apparatus. Safety and fun remain priorities as student begin to express themselves individually.

Prerequisites: Footlocks on fabric, straddle in the air.

NARWHAL

Tuesday 4:30 - 5:50

Narwhal (10-12 years)  students have graduated from learning basic wraps, climbs, poses, and qualities of movement. A longer class time allows serious students to build confidence, strength and flexibility is developed through skills performed on silks, trapeze, hoop, and rope  at greater heights with longer sequences. Students also begin to develop skills to express their unique voice in performance.

Prerequisites: Comfortably Russian and French climb, invert, footlock. 

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MORE LYRA & TRAPEZE

Thursday 5:30 - 6:50

More Lyra & Trapeze (8+) is an opportunity for dedicated students to really dive into new skills on Lyra (hoop) and trapeze (finally!!) with Sonya.  This is great as a second class each week, or for those who are really ready to specialize.

Prerequisites: Comfortably mount, hang by knees, pull over (with assistance).

 

MORE SILKS & SLING

Friday 3:30 - 4:50

More Silk & Sling  (8+) is an opportunity for dedicated students to really dive into new skills on silk and sling.  Flora will bring her magic and experience as a teacher to offer challenging sequences and drops. This is great as a second class each week, or for those who are really ready to specialize.

Prerequisites: Comfortably Russian and French climb, invert, footlock. 

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Company Classes

 

NOVICE COMPANY

Monday 3:30 - 4:50 PM 

The Novice Company is an opportunity for serious students, skilled in aerial artistry, strength, flexibility, and performance professionalism to experience the responsibility and reward of being part of a company. They train once a week on all apparatus, continuing to develop skills, choreography and individual performance presence. The Novice company is central to end of year productions both as performers and behind the scenes.

Prerequisites: Instructor Approval

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APPRENTICE COMPANY

Monday 5:00 - 6:50 PM

The Apprentice Company is the next step in company membership and artistic development. Students demonstrate technical and artistic excellence, both on the floor and in the air with multiple apparatus.  The Apprentice Company may audition for larger roles, creatively and technically,  in the end of year productions and begin apprenticing with the Empyrean Aerialists' performances with small roles and technical support. Apprentice Company members are expected to train twice a week, in the Apprentice Company class as well as an additional class or open gym.

 Prerequisites: Instructor Approval

 

CIRQUEFIT

Wednesday: 7:00 -8:00 PM

Cirque Fit challenges intermediate and advanced teens and adult student to increase fitness and body awareness. Using current training methods, students use aerial apparatus, body weight, active flexibility and cardio exercises to build strength and resiliency.

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MOST SILK & SLING

Friday 5:00 - 6:30

More Silk & Sling  (12+) is an opportunity for dedicated students to really dive into new skills on silk and sling.  Flora will bring her magic and experience as a teacher to offer challenging sequences and drops.  In order to register for this class, you must take two classes a week 

 

Prerequisites: Wheeldown both sides, straddle climb, single star. 

 

MOST LYRA & TRAPEZE

Wednesday 5:30 - 6:50 PM

More Lyra & Trapeze (12+) is an opportunity for dedicated students to really dive into new skills on Lyra and Trapeze.  Flora will bring her magic  to offer challenging sequences combining dynamic movement, flexibility and seamless transitions. In order to register for this class, you must take two classes a week 

 Prerequisites: Single knee hang, single arm hang, pull over with no assistance

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Adult Classes

 

CIRQUEFIT

Wednesday: 7:00 -8:00 PM

Cirque Fit challenges intermediate and advanced teens and adult student to increase fitness and body awareness. Using current training methods, students use aerial apparatus, body weight, active flexibility and cardio exercises to build strength and resiliency.

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SOAR OVER 30

Monday 7:00 - 8:30

SOAR (Simply Overcoming Aerial Resistance!) Have you always wanted to try, but think you aren't strong enough? This is the perfect class for you! Aimed for the 30+ crowd who can't do a pull up, we will build the strength you want, while you are distracted by the fun of flying!

 

Prerequisites: None 

 

OPEN GYM

Saturday 11:30 - 1:30 PM

Time to practice!  This is a supervised open space to review material learned in class at Le Cirque Centre. There will be NO INSTRUCTION, only safety supervision during this time. Experienced aerialists who would like to train may have access by contacting LeCirqueAshland@gmail.com.

Prerequisites: Current Student

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STRETCH & FLEX

Thursday 7:00 - 8:00 PM

Strength and flexibility go hand in hand! This class will let you move more easily from the floor to the air with deep, active, strength-building stretching.  

 

Prerequisites: None 

 

GYROKINESIS ® 

ONLINE Tuesday 12:30 - 1:30 PM

This class systematically and gently works the joints and muscles through rhythmic, undulating and dance-like exercises that stimulate the internal organs, decompresses your joints, shapes your muscles. The system fluidly works the entire body through seven natural elements of spinal movement: forward, backward, left side, right side, left spiral, right spiral and circular, as well as all other joint articulation.

Prerequisites: None

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