Circus Arts for Kids

Class Details

Location: 

Boerne Gymnastics Center
105 Stonegate Road
Boerne, TX 78006

Class Fee: $40

Day and Time: Tuesdays, 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Age Range: 7 to 16 years

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2019 Sessions

Session I: January 15 through February 5 -Intro to Circus Arts

Session II: February 12 through March 5 -Arial

Session III: April 2 through April 23 -Balancing & Juggling

Session IV: April 30 through May 21 -Finale


Intro to Circus Arts
Session I - January 16 to February 6
Did you ever want to run away and join the Circus? This four week program will introduce you to some of the fun and easy skills a circus performer needs to know. Basics of balancing, juggling, poi, rolling globe will be taught. Beginning aerial skills on single trapeze, lyra and silks will be introduced. Learning how to work as a team, general fitness and safety will be addressed. Everyone is a star in this program.

Circus Arts Aerial
Session II -February 13 to March 6
Take the next step in learning how to perform circus skills on the static trapeze, lyra and silks. Flexibility, conditioning, core strength and beginner through intermediate aerial skills will be taught. Makeup and costume designing for aerialists will be explored.

Circus Arts Balancing and Juggling
Session III -March 27 to April 17
Ages: 7-Adult

Learn the basics of balancing on the rolling globe, rolla bolla, mini wheels and more. Add a bit of juggling with scarves, balls and clubs to your act. Step it up a notch with the spinning of poi and hoops to make your act complete.

Circus Arts Finale
Session IV -April 24 to May 15
Round out your Circus Arts education with more advanced skills like stilt walking, partner acrobatics, unicycle and the German wheel. Bring your funny bone as we explore clowning techniques, makeup and skits.