Beginner Aerials

Thursday 5PM - 6:30PM - Kristin Langille

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 Kristin's belief and enthusiasm lift you up in the air. Trapeze and Silks.

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

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

 

bEGINNER Plus AERIALS

Wednesday 6:30PM - 8PM - 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. 

 

Mixed Vertical Apparatus 

Friday 5:30PM - 7PM Guinevere Last

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. 

TEEN AERIALS

WEDNESDAY 5PM - 6:30PM MADELAINE HIGGINS

A great way for youths to explore the arts, grain strength, and freak out their friends. This class will cover the pillars of contemporary circus practice: acrobatics, team building, flexibility, superhuman strength, handstands, aerials, movement and improv. Are you a youth? Do you feel like crawling out of your own skin sometimes? Been there -- survived that. Come circus about it.

 

mixed level aerial performance

Wednesday 8PM - 9:30PM Chenise Haché

This class is for intermediate and advanced students who are already familiar with some basic moves on silks. It is for any student who wants to get into the nitty gritty of silks theory and technique, build a strong foundation, increase endurance in the air, and learn more complex choreography. This is for students who want to improve performance skills and those who just want a good workout. Get ready to be challenged and be creative!

 

Beginner Aerials

Monday 6:30PM - 8PM - Jennifer MacLatchy

No experience necessary! Learn the basics in a safe, fun, and progressive class designed to help you build strength and skills you need to succeed in the air. Mixed Apparatus (Aerial Hoop/Silks/Trapeze/Rope)

 

dance Trapeze combos and sequencing

Thursday 6:30PM - 8PM - Kristin Langille

This class is for intermediate and advanced students who want to explore in depth work with the trapeze. Kristin's trapeze work has won awards in aerial competitions and she wants to share her knowledge with you. Advanced movements and conditioning will be offered, while focusing on your specific goals and vision.

 

Early Aerials

Tuesday 11AM - 12:30PM - Alex Smith

Wacky schedule? Early riser? Come for this all levels, brunch time, 1.5 hour class. Explore aerial circus work on all apparatus, 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!

Youth Aerials (7-12 YRS)

saturday 12PM - 1PM & 1PM - 2PM - Guinevere Last

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!

TEEN AERIALS

MONDAY 5PM - 6:30PM - Chenise Haché

A great way for youths to explore the arts, grain strength, and freak out their friends. This class will cover the pillars of contemporary circus practice: acrobatics, team building, flexibility, superhuman strength, handstands, aerials, movement and improv. Are you a youth? Do you feel like crawling out of your own skin sometimes? Been there -- survived that. Come circus about it.

OPEN GYM   

MONDAYS & FRIDAYS 3:00 – 5:00PM

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.