Circus Arts for Kids

Class Details

Location:              Boerne Gymnastics Center 
                            105 Stonegate Road 
                             Boerne, TX 78006
Class Fee:           $35
Day and Time:     Tuesdays, 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Age Range:          7-16 years


2017 Sessions

Session I:     Jan. 17- Feb. 7       Intro to Circus Arts
Session II:    Feb. 14 - Mar. 7      Aerial
Session III:   Mar. 28 - Apr. 8      Balancing
Session IV:   Apr. 25 - May 16    Finale
Intro to Circus Arts
Session I - January 17 to February 7
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 14 to March 7
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 28 to April 8
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 25 to May 16
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.