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 on 8 week session concurrent with our adult programming. Select youth classes are open enrollment all session. Classes are one hour in length unless otherwise noted. See class descriptions below and click here to register. Please check class schedule for class offerings!

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

Please note: Kids classes are allowed two makeups per session.

Email to arrange a makeup.

If you're registering a child under your name or registering more than one child please email Kristi at

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! 

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!

Register here

        Or shoot us an email.

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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