Kids Classes are Here!

We are thrilled to announce youth programming at Aloft! Circus has been proven more effective than almost any other form of physical activity in advancing a child's balance, co-ordination, strength, flexibility, dexterity and--most importantly--confidence! Plus it's the most fun ever!

Classes run continuously and pending room in class are always open for registration! See class descriptions below and visit our class schedule page to see our current schedule.

Want a class or time we aren't offering? Shoot us an email!

If you'd like to register for a class please email: aloftkids@gmail.com

New to Aloft? Want to do a trial class before joining? Email Aloftkids@gmail.com

Kids Circus, ages 4-6

This class introduces your little ones to the fun of the circus arts! Kids will build confidence and movement skills while learning fun circus tricks! Students will learn multiple disciplines such as the aerial arts (sling, trapeze etc.), tumbling, acrobatics, juggling, tightwire and more! This class will improve coordination, teamwork, balance and strength while keeping kids moving and experiencing new skills every week! 

Kids Circus, ages 7-10

Our older kids will work on gaining a well rounded foundation in the circus arts in this class! Students will gain technique and skill on multiple circus discipline such as silks, aerial hoop, trapeze, sling, tumbling, acrobatics, tightwire, juggling and more! 

Open Level Trampoline Ages 7+

Intermediate Kids Trampoline Ages 7 + 

Trampoline will allow kids the chance to really soar! Does your kid love the bounce house? Let them get those flips out in a safe environment. Kids will learn proper jumping technique, basic seat, knee, back and belly bounces and progressing to flips. Spotting lines are used at the higher skill levels, giving your kids and you confidence! Classes are limited to 5 students to allow all students ample time on the trampoline.

Parent-Child Circus, ages 2-3

Become a dynamic duo with your little future circus star! An instructor will guide both you and your kiddo through a wade range of circus based play activities that will strengthen the bonds of trust between you. It's important for kids to see their parents at play! Learn how to swing with your little from the trapeze, toss juggling scarves back and forth, do fun acrobatics together and more in a safe, controlled environment.

Teen Lyra, ages 10-17

This class is for building foundation and technique on the aerial hoop/lyra. The lyra is a circular bar apparatus that allows the artist to showcase poses and tricks while spinning in the air. Students will learn a mix of solo and duo aerial hoop! Open to all levels.

Mixed Teen Aerial, ages 10-17

This is the class for the teen who wants to explore multiple aerial apparatus and gain a well rounded foundation in the aerial arts. Students will work on up to two apparatus per week including: silks, aerial hoop, trapeze, rope, spanish web, etc. All experience levels are welcome! Open to all levels.

Teen Static Trapeze, ages 10-17

This class is for building foundation and technique on static trapeze! The trapeze is a classic circus act in which students will learn dynamic movement and pretty poses and tricks! Open to all levels.

Youth Performance Troupe - prerequisite instructor approval needed

The big goal one day - participate in a school year long program with a small group of kids in the creation of group acts and solo acts in an intensive and advanced study of the circus arts! 

Want to stay updated on new classes? Email Aloftkids@gmail.com to be added to our kids newsletter!

Intermediate Teen Silks, ages 10-17 (instructor permission required)

This class caters to the student with significant previous experience on either aerial silks or aerial rope. Students will work on advanced combinations and transitions as well as creating choreography and working on duo skills. Please email us to discuss your child's level before enrolling in this class.

Advanced Beginning Teen Silks, ages 10-17 (instructor permission required)

This class is a middle level silks classed designed for kids with previous silks experience. Students will work on continuing to build their skills and longer sequences in the air. Previous experience and instructor permission required

Beginning Teen Silks, ages 10-17

This class is focused on aerial silks and is designed for the beginner! Students will learn to climb, build strength and work on their skills on the aerial silks in this introductory course"

 

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