January Class Updates

Happy New Year!! January Class Updates

January Class Updates. We are so grateful for each and every student that comes into the studio. We hope to continue sharing our space with you and creating the amazing community that is Stomping Ground!

Newly Added Classes & Class Times!

Want MORE CIRCUS!? We do too!! Which is why we’ve added several new classes to our weekly schedule! AND we’ve added more class time availability for some of our more popular classes.

Beginner Intermediate Silks with Kristen – Mondays at 3:30pm
Duo Aerial with Lynn and Kristen – Mondays at 7pm
Handstands & Flexibility with Kristen – Tuesdays at 1:30pm
Aerial Yoga with Josie – Wednesdays at 8am
Beg-Int Silks Foundations with Coco – Tuesdays at 7pm
Early Morning Lyra or Rope with Alissa – Thursdays at 8am
Aerial Conditioning with Anastasia – Thursdays at 5:45pm

Monthly Handstand Happy Hour – Last Friday of every month at 5pm

Purchase Class Pack Here
Sign Up for Classes Here

Rope Palooza is rescheduled for Thursday, January 26th at 7pm!

Pic of Grace by Clockwork SteveLooking to spice up your rope practice? Look no further. In this workshop, we’ll go through a variety of moves including slack drops, half releases, and static poses. This workshop is for intermediate/advanced students with a regular rope or silks practice. Students should be comfortable with inversions and be regularly practicing basic beat pathways (bell, pike, and scissor).
Click here to sign up!


Check out other training options with our membership program! It includes all open gyms, acro jam, handstand happy hour, and dedicated member training times. Read more here.


Vivid Black Circus Club

Vivid Black Circus Club

Vivid Black Circus Club

Vivid Black Circus Club is an opportunity for black and brown youth, ages 10-20, who are interested in exploring the world of circus arts with a wellness and career concentration.

For club days, we will work on skills, learn theory, play with foundations in various areas of circus arts. We will also have peer-to-peer mentorships, future performance, and volunteer opportunities. We will talk about health, community, self-care, self-advocacy, exploration, creativity, and of course, circus arts.

The monthly membership is $50. You must sign up each month for the whole month. The club meets every Thursday from 3:45pm – 5:45pm. There are 6 spots available each month. If you are in need of a scholarship or have questions you can email Vivid Black Paint directly.

About Vivid Black Paint’s Cirque Wellness Program

Having a unique specialty in such disciplines as aerial performance, fire breathing, acrobalance, or even clowning, is a highly marketable arts skill with opportunities for performance, instruction, and studio ownership.

With circus, develop skills in problem-solving, internal and external conflict resolution, communication building, creative strategizing, and capacity building to break through self-maintained and societally reinforced barriers.

If you are ready to sign up for the club, you can sign up here!

We are also seeking sponsorships for youth. You can sponsor your youth’s participation or, if you don’t have a participating youth, you can become a Club Sponsor. The total cost per month is about $60/month per participant. If you are interested in sponsoring a youth to have access to more circus arts, please consider donating. Read more about sponsorships here! To become a sponsor, give your gift here!

More about Vivid Black Paint here and here.

SGS Merchandise Available

Finally, we have our merchandise available for order.

Merchandise Sale

SGS Merchandise Available! You asked and it’s finally here. We have t-shirts, sweatshirts, tank tops, notebooks and more! We have samples of most everything at the studio. You will fill out the order form on the merchandise page, we will send you a payment link and then we will order. If you have any questions about sizing, etc. just reach out to us. We are more than happy to answer any questions!

Check it all out here!

Looking to sign up for a class? Head here.

New Studio Location, Summer Schedule, & Moving Sale

We’re Moving… Again!!

New Studio


We are happy to announce that we are relocating the studio! The new spot is only a half mile from the current space, so it shouldn’t really affect your travel time. Our new space has taller ceilings and more square footage which means we can offer more classes and training times! We’re so excited for you all to see the new and improved studio! The new building is called Strong Scott, and it’s located at 451 NE Taft Street, Minneapolis, MN. You’ll enter through Door 3 on Taft Street.


We have added more classes!!

We have created an expanded schedule with both NEW and MORE of your favorite classes! Existing classes will remain at the same times, but make sure to check out all our new offerings!

Here are some of our new classes to look for:

Beginner Sling, Sling Sequences, Silks Sequences, Dynamic Sling/Silks, Dance Trapeze, Partner and Ground Acro, and Virtual Flexibility!


More Open Gyms & Member Training Times!

Come practice your skills from class or work on your training! With a studio membership, you can sign up for any of the member training times or open gyms.


Member Training

Open Gyms and Acro Jams


Upcoming Partner Acro Workshops!

Join us for our upcoming partner acrobatic workshops on Halloween. Led by Katie and Dylan, who also host our Friday night Acro Jams!  Katie and Dylan met at a handstand jam in 2017 and have been acro partners ever since. Their backgrounds in contemporary dance, modern, breakdance, pole, hand balance, & parkour contribute to their style.

If you are coming with a partner, you can get a discount. No worries if you don’t have a partner, we will pair you up! Come learn some new skills or practice some old ones, either way, come to have some fun.

Intro to Partner Acro Workshop w/ Katie & Dylan
Sunday, October 31 at 4:00 pm
In this beginner workshop, we will focus on standing acro positions. You will learn how to take someone else’s weight, and what it feels like to give your weight. We will discuss how to push/pull in counterbalances and how to stack your own body weight. Wear comfortable clothing. $25/person; $40/pair

Partner Acro Workshop w/ Katie & Dylan – Intermediate
Sunday, October 31 at 4:00 pm
This intermediate workshop will focus on adagio (dance lifts). We will explore standing partner acro movements that will flow into a choreographic sequence. The workshop is not for beginners. Bring your partner or come solo, and we will pair you up. $30/person; $50/pair

Check out all the classes we have to offer and make sure to join us on Fridays for our Acro Jams to practice all the skills you learned in the workshops.

Class Schedule here!