Classes

Schedule a Class

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.

Class descriptions: 

Intro to Handstands 

This class is designed for people who are interested in handstanding but don’t know where to begin. In this weekly class, we will focus on drills to strengthen our core, shoulders, and stabilizer muscles needed for finding that perfect handstand line. These drills will be interspersed with breaks for stretching and technique discussions. 

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.

Intro to 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!

Back to Play on Fabric

This class will focus on building your confidence, endurance, and strength to get back in the air after a long break. With an emphasis on proper technique, we will review and polish tricks and build sequences. It’s perfect for students with previous experience on fabric. Come play!

Intermediate Fabric

This class will focus on vertical theory with emphasis in refining technique, split fabric sequencing, and conditioning for higher level skills. Students should already have the prior experience on rope or fabric and feel comfortable executing longer sequences in the air. 

Aerial Fabric Exploration

Students will treat the class as a guided open skills class. Coach will give a few pathway goals for them to explore during their time. For example, somehow go from a hip key to double foot knots without completely losing your hip key. Some pathways may be familiar and some may not be. This is best suited for students who feel comfortable in core, foundation silks skills such as inverts, climbing, hip keys, and drops.

Vivid Black Paint Beginner Youth Aerial (9-15yrs)

Participants will explore foundational skills and strength conditioning on aerial silks and hammock. Class is meant for those who identify as BPOC (black persons and persons of color) to have a fun space to explore risky play through aerial arts. The class will also incorporate some basic tumbling skills.
Classes are $20/class and students may inquire with Vivid Black Paint for a “first time tryer” discount code.

Vivid Black Paint Beginner Fabric (16yrs+)

Participants will explore foundational skills and strength conditioning on aerial silks and hammock. Class is meant for those who identify as BPOC (black persons and persons of color) to have a fun space to explore risky play through aerial arts. Classes are $20/class and students may inquire with Vivid Black Paint for a “first time tryer” discount code.

Mixed Level Rope

A class for all levels that focuses on building strength in basic techniques as well as building and learning sequences. 

Intermediate Rope

This class will focus on vertical theory with emphasis on refining technique and practicing dynamic transitions/beats all while building stamina through practicing sequences. Students should already have the prior experience on rope or fabric and feel comfortable executing longer sequences in the air. 

Back to Play on Lyra

This class will focus on building your confidence, endurance, and strength to get back in the air after a long break. With an emphasis on proper technique, we will review and polish tricks and build sequences. It’s perfect for students with previous experience on lyra or trapeze. Come play!

Intermediate Lyra

Students will increase their knowledge of lyra skills, tricks, and transitions. We will be incorporating ground and on-apparatus conditioning drills to build strength and body awareness. This is not a class for beginners. Students should already have the prior experience on lyra and feel comfortable executing longer sequences in the air. 

Dance Trapeze

In this class students will progress their vocabulary of skills by exploring transitions on a single point trapeze bar. Students should have prior aerial experience on any apparatus. 

Dynamic Trapeze/Lyra  

Each week the class structure is similar – we work all the beats – hollow, pike flares, dynamic rolls and drops and building technique for those skills. We will also work spinning technique in this practice class.

Open Gym

Join open gym times to practice material you learned in class.

Acro Jam

This skillshare is for folks who are comfy training partner acrobatics without instruction. Folks who practice acroyoga, cheer, hand to hand or other styles of partner acro are welcome. Come utilize our belt to help with those scarier moves!