OPEN GYM   

FRIDAYS 3:00 – 5:00PM & SATURDAYS 2:00-4:00PM

Open Gym is for Halifax Circus current students and instructors to use the gym during set times to train and practice their skills. Instructors are on hand for safety reasons, but there is no formal instruction going on. Passes for this are $50 for 6 sessions.

 
 

LEVEL 1 CLASSES


Aerial circus - mixed apparatus - level 1

wednesday 5:30PM - 6:30PM - guinevere last

1 HOUR CLASS
Beginners welcome! No experience necessary! This class is for those at the beginning of their aerial journey, and for those who want to brush up on the basics or are coming back after an injury. Students will train foundational skills on silks, dance trapeze, aerial hoop (lyra), rope, and sling. Apparatuses will change based on the goals and capabilities of the students in the class. Expect a good warm up, lots of repetition of the basics, and a comprehensive cool down.

Aerial Circus - Silks - level 1

Monday 5:30PM - 7:00PM - KRISTIN LANGILLE

Description TBA.

Aerial Circus - MIXED APPARATUS - level 1

Monday 7:00PM - 8:30PM - JENNIFER MACLATCHY

No experience required! This class will take students of any or no background, and teach them the basic motions and concepts of aerials in a fun, supportive environment. Let Jenn's belief and enthusiasm lift you up in the air.

(Trapeze/Silks/Aerial Hoop)

Aerial Circus - mixed apparatus - level 1

Thursday 6:30 - 8PM - Ethan Avila

No experience required! This class will take students of any or no background, and teach them the basic motions and concepts of aerials in a fun, supportive environment. Let Ethan's belief and enthusiasm lift you up in the air.

(Trapeze/Silks/Aerial Hoop)

you - "but I'm not strong enough for aerials!"

us - "not yet, but that's what class is for, you silly goose!"

 
 

LEVEL 2 CLASSES


Aerial Circus - mixed apparatus - level 2

Wednesday 6:30PM - 8PM - Guinevere Last + Chenise HachÉ

A silks and trapeze class designed for students who have taken one or more sessions of aerial circus but are not yet inverting. Students will build on their strength and technique as they learn basic moves and choreography on each apparatus. 

Aerial Circus - mixed apparatus - level 2

Saturday 10:00am - 11:30AM - GUinevere Last

Students who have taken at least one session of aerial classes will continue to learn foundational skills, build strength and stamina in the air, and improve technique in a positive and encouraging atmosphere. Basic choreography and transitions will be explored on silks, cerceau, trapeze, sling, and rope. Challenging, but doable! 

 
 

LEVEL 2 - 3 CLASSES


AERIAL CIRCUS - Silks & Vertical apparatus - LEVEL 2/3

Tuesday 11:00AM - 12:30PM - Alex Smith

Wacky schedule? Early riser? Come for this intermediate/mixed, brunch time, 1.5 hour class. Explore aerial circus work on silks, rope, hammock, and trapeze, get pumped for your day and let Alex's amazing attitude charge you up. A wide focus of exploring skills, strength, flexibility and self care. Rise and shine! Ask your current instructor or email info@halifaxcircus.com to see whether this is the class for you!

AERIAL CIRCUS - PERFORMANCE CLASS - LEVEL 2/3

Wednesday 8PM - 9:30PM - Guinevere Last

This is a skills based performance class specifically dedicated to building up your experience and confidence performing on various aerial apparatus. Each week will focus on a new aspect of performing including: beginning a piece, setting the scene, ambient work, improvisation, character work, professional etiquette, and more! In addition, every class will also include dedicated time for solo act creation with developmental support and individual feedback from instructors and peers. This is the perfect class to transition your aerial skills into aerial performance and a great opportunity to develop a piece you are truly proud of for future student showcases. Anyone with two or more sessions of aerial experience is welcome. Ask your current instructor or email info@halifaxcircus.com to see whether this is the class for you!

Aerial Circus - Hoop & Trapeze - level 2/3

THURSDAY 8:00PM - 9:30PM - nathalie thibert

This class is for students who have completed at least one 8 week session in aerials and are comfortable inverting on their own. Throughout the session, the focus will be on developing advanced skills and sequences, refining fundamental technique, and gaining strength and endurance in the air. Students are encouraged to explore both apparatuses, but are more than welcome to specialize in one or the other as the session progresses. Experience on at least one of aerial hoop or dance trapeze is an asset. Ask your current instructor or email info@halifaxcircus.com to see whether this is the class for you!

Aerial Circus - Mixed Apparatus - Level 2/3

Friday 5:30PM - 7:30PM - Guinevere Last

2 HOUR CLASS
Interested in learning more about the nitty gritty of how vertical apparatuses work? Develop core skills, build strength, improve form, and begin to improvise, all while understanding what is keeping you safe in the air. Apparatuses touched on will include silks, straps, rope and hammock. Try out all of them or specialize in one. See how moves translate from one to another! Open to all students who have at least one session of aerials under their belt. Ask your current instructor or email info@halifaxcircus.com to see whether this is the class for you!

AERIAL CIRCUS - MIXED APPARATUS - LEVEL 2

saturday 10:00AM - 12:30PM - GUINEVERE LAST

Students who have taken at least one session of aerial classes will continue to learn foundational skills, build strength and stamina in the air, and improve technique in a positive and encouraging atmosphere. Basic choreography and transitions will be explored on silks, cerceau, trapeze, sling, and rope. Challenging, but doable! Ask your current instructor or email info@halifaxcircus.com to see whether this is the class for you!

 
 

YOUTH CLASSES


YOUTH AERIAL CIRCUS - LEVEL 1 (7-12yrs)

MONDAY 4:30PM - 5:30PM - KRISTIN LANGILLE

This class is specially designed for youth to discover aerials in a safe, progressive, and fun space. Through a combination of games, yoga, play, and a structured curriculum we work on positive body awareness, strength, and flexibility. Try out the aerial silks, trapeze, cerceau, and hammock. A low teacher to student ratio allows for plenty of one-on-one time, and a safety conscious exploration of the upside-down world above the ground. Plus (and this one is for you, parents) we burn a ton of energy!

YOUTH AERIAL CIRCUS - LEVEL 1

saturday 12PM - 1PM - KRISTIN LANGILLE + Ethan AVila

This class is specially designed for youth to discover aerials in a safe, progressive, and fun space. Through a combination of games, yoga, play, and a structured curriculum we work on positive body awareness, strength, and flexibility. Try out the aerial silks, trapeze, cerceau, and hammock. A low teacher to student ratio allows for plenty of one-on-one time, and a safety conscious exploration of the upside-down world above the ground. Plus (and this one is for you, parents) we burn a ton of energy!