Beginner Classes

Schedule a Beginner Class

Beginner Specific Classes:

 

Beginner Aerial

New to circus arts? This is the class for you! 

In this beginner level intro class, we will focus on the basics: getting strong, learning the lingo, and trying out the various apparatuses. This is a great introduction to the world of aerial performance by teaching you how to apply the new dimension of vertical space. This is a great introduction to the world of aerial performance by teaching you how to apply the new dimension of vertical space. Let’s play with the X, Y, and Z axes!

Beginner Silks (Fabric)

Come try the aerial silks! In this beginner class, you’ll learn foundational skills to build strength and confidence on silks. No experience necessary!

Beginner Silks (Fabric) /Sling

Come try the aerial silks and sling! In this beginner class, you’ll learn foundational skills to build strength and confidence on both silks and sling. No experience necessary!

Beginner Lyra/Trapeze

Come try the lyra and dance trapeze! In this beginner class, you’ll learn foundational skills to build strength and confidence on both lyra and trapeze. No experience necessary!

All Levels Classes Open to Beginners:

Handstands

In handstands class, we will focus on learning the correct form for a straight handstand as well as gain strength and flexibility needed for more advanced training. The progressions and drills are for beginners through advanced students. We will talk about proper alignment, hand placement, and body/mind connection while upside down. We will also explore various leg positions in handstands and periodically work in headstands.

Flexibility Technique

Welcome to flexibility technique with Gunnar Field! In this class we will be exploring flexibility and all of its intricacies. We will be focusing on hip and shoulder mobility splits, backbends, front bends as well as our strength through extension. Prerequisites: standing forward bend with straight legs hands on feet, and ability to push to a bridge unassisted.

Aerial Conditioning

A full body workout designed to increase active flexibility, strengthen and stabilize your core and increase mind body connection to keep you safe and aware in the air. This class will be ground based with occasional use of apparatus for drills. No aerial experience is necessary for this class, it is open to all levels, beginner or advanced. Modifications are provided for every drill, whether it be to make it more accessible, or increase intensity.

 

Please Note

We require a minimum of three students to run a class. If the class does not meet this requirement, it will be canceled. Notifications will be sent out four hours before class time and sent via email or text message. If your class gets canceled, a class credit will be returned to your profile.

In collaboration with Vivid Black Paint, we are offering a $5/class discount for persons identifying as POC. Please contact us for the code!