Aerial Classes

Buy a Monthly Unlimited Aerial Pass

$140 Come to as many aerial  and flex classes as you like! (Foundations and kids classes not included)

Buy an Agora 8 Class Package

$145 Choose any eight aerial or physical arts classes that fit into YOUR schedule. (Instructor approval required for aerial Level 1, Level 2 and Lyra Sequencing classes)

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$20 Drop-in to one class at a time


Aerial Foundations (ages 15+)

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Thursdays at 6:25pm, Saturdays at 11:05am (1hr 15mins)
6 class series $110 or $20 drop-in. (Included with the Agora 8 classes package)

Basic Aerial for Adults: Week 1Find strength and confidence as you discover your aerial training. This six week series will introduce you to aerial fabric, static trapeze, and hammock/sling. We will focus on proper technique and alignment with progressive conditioning to get you on the right track for skill/trick building. Gain confidence as you strengthen your total body and gain flexibility. The Aerial Foundation 6 classes series is a pre-requisite to our Adult Aerial Level 1 and Lyra Technique. Students may choose to repeat this series as often as needed before moving forward.


Level 2 Aerial for Adults (15+)

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Tuesdays at 6pm, Saturdays at 12:45pm (1 hour 15 min)
$145 for 8 classes or $20 drop-in 
(Included with the 8-class package and monthly unlimited aerial pass)

This class will take the skills you’ve built in Level 1 and put them together in both a fixed order as well as problem solving to own your dance as you find your own creative movement patterns in your aerial practice. Instructor approval required for this class.


Static Trapeze

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Saturdays at 10 am / $20 drop in or $145 for eight classes
(Included with the 8-class package and monthly unlimited aerial pass)

T_E_TRAP_CLASS_2Static trapeze focuses on development of skills on, over, and under the bar. The focus will be developing skills that you will continue to build upon over time.

Must complete foundations and/or be able to tuck and straddle inversions, coming to seat and stand on bar, and front balance. This class is for Level 1 and 2 students and will need instructor approval.


Fearless Flyers (ages 11 – 14)

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Wednesdays 6:30 to 7:30pm /$130 for 8 classes or $20 drop-in 

2014_11_02_7772This class teaches the basics of climbing, balance, and aerial tricks while building flexibility and strength in the air. Students will learn aerial silks, hammock and static trapeze within a safe and encouraging environment. Great exercise for all shapes and sizes – beginners welcome!


Leaping Lemurs – Intermediate Kids Aerial ages (8-14)

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Wednesdays at 5:30 to 6:30 pm / $130 for 8 classes or $20 drop in

Students must be comfortable with climbing to the top of the silks, foot locks in the air, inverting (going upside down) on ALL apparatuses and show proper listening skills. Students will condition to improve previously learned tricks, work on more advanced movements, and spend more time on choreography, technique and performance. Class time will include all 4 apparatuses; silks, Lyra (aerial hoop), hammock and trapeze. Students must have teacher approval for this class.


Fearless Flyers / Leaping Lemurs – Intermediate Kids Aerial ages (8-14)

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Fridays 5 – 6pm / $130 for 8 classes or $20 drop in

Students must be comfortable with climbing to the top of the silks, foot locks in the air, inverting (going upside down) on ALL apparatuses and show proper listening skills. Students will condition to improve previously learned tricks, work on more advanced movements, and spend more time on choreography, technique and performance. Class time will include all 4 apparatuses; silks, Lyra (aerial hoop), hammock and trapeze. Students must have teacher approval for this class.


The Monkey Pit (ages 8 – 10)

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Mondays  5:15 and Saturdays at 4:15pm / $130 for 8 classes or $20 drop-in

IMG_3430Young aerialists will learn loads of fun circus skills as they safely explore poses and tricks in the air. Students will be taught to familiarize themselves with stretching, climbing, holds, and safe aerial fun on trapeze, silks and hammock in a supportive and encouraging environment. No experience necessary!


IMG_3286Open Studio (ages 16+)

Ages 16+ Tuesdays 8:35 – 9:15pm and Fridays at 7:30- 8:15pm
Intermediate kids  (teacher approval required) Mondays from 6:15pm – 7:15pm

Practice your climbs, tricks, drops or just come in for a workout. Open to current students and those with prior aerial experience. Instructors will be present to answer questions, but will not be teaching tricks. Open studio is included with the Monthly Unlimited Pass. $5 for registered students, $10 for experienced aerialists not registered at Agora.

Level 1 Aerial for Adults (ages 15+)

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Tuesdays at 7:20pm,  Thursdays at 11am, Fridays at 6:15, Sundays at 7pm (1hr 15mins)
$145 for 8 classes or $20 drop-in (Included with the 8-class package and monthly unlimited aerial pass)

IMG_3608Use your foundational training to learn beginner level skills on silks, static trapeze, aerial hoop (lyra) and hammock (sling). We support and encourage students in expanding their limits while they gain strength, flexibility, balance and confidence. All tricks start low until you are comfortable to take it higher into the air. Must have completed 6 Aerial Foundations series classes and/or be able to execute the Foundation class skills. Instructor approval required 


Level 1.5 (aerial mixed level – starting March 4)

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Wednesdays at 7:45pm and Saturdays at 1:45pm / $20 drop in or $145 for eight classes (Included with the 8-class package and monthly unlimited aerial pass)

T_E_1point5CLASSTaking what you’ve developed in Foundations and Level 1, this class focuses on developing the skills needed to advance, while also perfecting those skills in order to add new challenges. Must complete foundations and/or be able to do basic foot-locks, double foot lock, climb (basic and Russian), invert (with diamond legs), dance wraps, dolphin up on hammock,  inverting to double crochet legs,  being comfortable on trapeze and hammock, inverting to double crochet legs,  being comfortable on trapeze and hammock.Must complete foundations. This class is for Level 1 and 2 students and will need instructor approval.


Lyra (aerial hoop) Technique

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Sundays at 12:30 – 1:45pm / $100 for 6 classes or $20 drop-in (Included with the 8-class package and monthly unlimited aerial pass)

IMG_3486Become the center of gravity and train your core and upper body for poise and balance! In this class you will learn step by step the basics of these suspended rings (A mix of double point, trap lyra, and single point will be utilized during the series). We will cover warm ups, strength training and proper technique through conditioning plus mounting, dismounting, beginner poses, short combinations, and training to balance with support from the hoop. Spinning is optional. This class is recommended for students with at least one series of basic aerial techniques under their belt. Students should be familiar with and be able to execute hanging tuck position (feet off floor, knees lifted 90 degrees while hanging onto any apparatus) and be able to hang upside down for at least 10 seconds. Instructor approval required for this class.


Lyra (aerial hoop) Sequencing & Beyond

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Sundays at 11am – 12:30pm / $105 for 6 classes or $20 drop-in (Included with the 8-class package and monthly unlimited aerial pass)

IMG_3584Now that you’ve gained the strength and skills in the basic class, it’s time to string your favorites together and learn new exciting poses under, in, AND above the hoop! In this class you will take it to the next level and begin training to spin while moving in and out of poses, working on top of the hoop, and sequencing the moves you’ve learned together. A mix of double point, trap lyra, and single point will be utilized during the series. We will cover warm up, strength training and proper technique through stamina building, holding poses, spinning, and transitions from move to move. After a few classes, the students may bring in their own song to sequence to and work on flow. This class is recommended for students with at least 6 classes of aerial hoop basics under their belt, pending instructor approval.

Students must be able to: tuck or swing up to top and tuck out from top bar to seated, be comfortable doing moves on top of the lyra as well as in and under, be able to do an unassisted pull over, tuck or swing up to top and tuck out from top bar to seated. Class size limited to 4 students. Instructor approval required 


 Flex and Stretch

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Adults (15+): Thursdays from 7:45pm, Saturdays at 3:05pm (1hr) $65 for 4 classes or $20 drop-in (Included with the 8-class package and monthly unlimited aerial pass)

DSC_9425This class is specifically designed to increase strength and flexibility needed to advance your aerial practice and prevent injuries; although anyone will benefit and see improvement during daily activities.  This is a ground based class where students will be guided through a cardio warm-up that leads straight into conditioning.  We finish the class with some deep stretching. Many variations are given for each exercise and stretch, which makes this class very conducive to all fitness and flexibility levels. Occasionally aerial apparatuses are used in this class.


Private Lessons

Private aerial instruction is available for all ages and experience levels. Schedule a lesson for yourself or a group of friends and choose the apparatuses you’d like to work on. Please email agoraarts@gmail.com

FAQ

What do I wear / bring to class? We recommend wearing snug-fitting clothing that covers under your arms and the backs of your knees. Leggings, leotards, snug-fitting tees that are long enough to be tucked-in, and tights all work well. Leg warmers or tall socks are helpful to protect your feet in some instances when working on the lyra and trapeze. Clean feet and hands are much appreciated. Please do not apply strong perfume or scented body products immediately before class.

Please no long nails, zippers, or anything metal or sharp that could damage our equipment. In general, jewelry is not recommended (small stud earings are OK). Long hair should be tied back in a bun or braid. Any broken skin, including scabs, must be covered completely with fresh bandage.

Aerial can be quite a workout, so try to not eat two hours prior to class and make sure to bring a bottle of water. We provide dry rosin in class, but if you’re planning to play for many weeks, you may want your own spray or dry. Rosin can usually be found at sporting good stores like Dicks or Dunhams.

What are the class rules? Please download, read and talk with your child about our rules for safe play prior to coming to class.