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Air Temple Arts is an aerial dance, circus and movement studio in Woodbridge, Connecticut.

Air Temple is the number one place in Connecticut to learn the popular art form of aerial silks, as well as skills such as contortion, acrobatics, juggling, hand balancing, and acro yoga.

Our focus at Air Temple is to provide students of all ages with endless opportunities to explore the circus arts–whether for fitness, fun, or both–in a safe, encouraging atmosphere with the best instruction possible. We strive to help students foster strength and self-esteem, and unlock the ability to use their physicality to interact creatively with the world.

The studio features a wide variety of classes and workshops for total beginners as well as experienced students. We also offer weekly yoga classes, spin and juggle jams, and more!
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Chinese Pole 3+ (instructor permission req.) $128 Purchase required to enroll

Silks 150 $96 Purchase required to enroll

This level is for students who are able to climb the fabrics and perform foot locks, either from the ground or in the air. Students in this level have either completed level 101 at ATA or have had basic instruction elsewhere. This level is for learning more complex poses, learning to invert on the fabric, and learning 'core' principles of aerial work.

Silks 350 (instructor permission required) $128 Purchase required to enroll

Sling 200 $128 Purchase required to enroll

This level is for students who are able to invert onto the apparatus or pull over into front balance without instructor assistance. Students in this level have either completed level 1 at ATA or have had instruction elsewhere, and have the basic body strength necessary for aerial arts. This class is for learning more complex sequences and poses, learning basic momentum skills, basic drops, and building strength and technique for sustained work off the ground.

Sling 300+ (instructor permission required) $96 Purchase required to enroll

Corde Lisse 3 (instructor permission req.) $128 Purchase required to enroll

Aerial Straps Level 3 $160 Purchase required to enroll

This class is for students who are beginning to find ease in, and have excellent form in two arm conditioning and are working towards one arm skills. Class will include drills for side planches, roll ups, and more c-shaping intensive skills.

Prerequisites: Enrollment requires permission from the instructor.

Drop in Class $35 per class From $20 per visit with Straps Jam - Drop In pass No purchase required to enroll

Gear No purchase required to enroll

Gift Certificate $50 Purchase required to enroll

Youth Open Studio $10 per class Purchase required to enroll

Open to level Youth 1+ and higher or if you have permission from the instructor.

Gift Card No purchase required to enroll

Bachlorette party No purchase required to enroll

Youth Open Studio & Movie Night! $35 Purchase required to enroll

This event kicks off with an afternoon of aerial training with youth open studio. Open studio is an opportunity for students to practice and play with everything and anything they have learned at Air Temple. The open studio will begin with a group warm-up to get everyone’s bodies aerial-ready and then it’s 75min of straight aerial training. There is more information, including a link to our open studio policies below.

After circus training there will be a pizza party in the kitchen! We will accommodate for any allergies and dietary restrictions as much as possible (see form to specify). If anyone wants to opt out of pizza and prefers to bring their own meal we have a refrigerator, microwave and toaster oven available for use. Please fill out this google form so may we plan accordingly.

After re-fueling our souls with delicious pizza, there will be a movie projected in the studio with all our mats and pillows for use.

Film: Hook

How to save your spot for this event: Sign-up on Pike13! The event will be closed for registration the day-of event so please register before then. If you’d like to pay with cash or check please contact info@airtemple.com

NO OPEN STUDIO Purchase required to enroll

Aerial Partnering II: Base Flyer Relationships $85 Purchase required to enroll

POP UP: Intro to Straps $32 Purchase required to enroll

Prerequisites: A straps practice requires healthy shoulders and good engagement. Students should be at an intermediate+ level on their primary apparatus and able to complete the following: must be able to kick up to a handstand against the wall, do 5 pushups with good form, must be able to invert in the air multiple times, able to complete one pull up, and can pullover to a comfortable front balance on a bar or sling.

POP-UP: Youth Rope $28 Purchase required to enroll

Calling all ATA intermediate/advanced youth silks artists! Have you ever wondered what it would be like to take your favorite silks tricks and try them on the rope? Well, now's your chance! Dani will lead you through familiar and not-so-familiar skills on the aerial rope, creating a sequence that will be open to creative exploration and of course, SHAPES. Pre-reqs: Must be a youth 4 student or higher or have instructor permission.

POP UP: Intro to Rope $32 Purchase required to enroll

This pop-up will introduce several basic “building block” rope skills and tricks. This is a great class for vertical apparatus (silks) enthusiasts interested in starting to explore the aerial rope.

Pre-requisites: Previous experience on fabric or rope, strong shoulder engagement, able to do at least 1 pull-up, invert comfortably.

SILKS POP UP: ZIG ZAGS $36 Purchase required to enroll

Is there anything more satisfying in fabric than a really good shape? In this pop up we’ll explore a variety of skills and poses based around the strongest polygon of them all—the triangle! Class will include both skill instruction and ample time for guided exploration.

Pre-Requisites: Students should ideally be level 300+ and have familiarity with the ‘opposite side balance split.’ Ability to repeatedly invert comfortably in the air suggested!

Class will include the opportunity to get flexy, so come prepared.

Silks 101 Taster $10 Purchase required to enroll

Have you ever wanted to try aerial silks? Now’s your chance! On Tuesday, March 22nd we’ll be offering a silks taster class for only $10! Learn basic poses, including how to invert safely!
If you take the taster and sign up for Silks 101 you get $10 off your session!

Lyra Taster Class $10 Purchase required to enroll

Come try the popular apparatus of lyra/aerial hoop in a safe and supportive atmosphere! We’ll work on getting into the hoop, as well as learn some basic poses and sequences!

Static Trapeze Taster $10 Purchase required to enroll

WORKSHOP: Dance Trapeze $33 Purchase required to enroll

Looking to broaden your repertoire, work on more artistic choreography, or just love to spin? This workshop will explore the unique moving combination of the soft and hard apparatus that is the single-point trapeze.
We’ll work on how to adapt skills from static to spinning and discover what crosses the translation divide. Working both under and over the bar, we will practice controlling a spin with our movements. On the dance trapeze, you will refine grace and shape while the spin provides action. Are you ready to learn something new and have some fun?

Pre-requisites: Able to do a pullover and tolerate spinning for at least 15 seconds. While this workshop is open to all levels and specialties, lyra and sling practitioners will find dance trapeze more accessible.

Corde Lisse with Liz Cowell $45 per class Purchase required to enroll

Ground Conditioning for Aerials $112 Purchase required to enroll

Learning how to condition with proper, consistent form and emphasis on Anatomy and Physiology. Students will leave with new drills and drill modifications to accomplish both ground and aerial goals.

Scenic Sling Sequencing w/Tyler Shaqiri $50 per class Purchase required to enroll

In this workshop we will learn poses, drops and sequences that expand on basic sling vocabulary. We will explore different ways to stack movement and transitions with twisting enterances and flow. Plan to dig into the material, mix and match choreography elements, shift your shapes and lines and use your strength and flexibility to dance in the air.

Includes on apparatus conditioning to increase strength and body awareness.

Prerequisites: Students should be able to invert and have basic apparatus fluency (straddle layback, and crochet feet)

Lost in Lyra Landscape w/Tyler Shaqiri $50 per class Purchase required to enroll

In this workshop we will learn poses, transitional, graceful, and dynamic skills that ca be strung together into an act. We will then deepen the understanding of these skills into other movement landscapes. You will be empowered to find your own style of movement, artistic expression, and sequencing within this lyra landscape.

Includes on-apparatus conditioning exercises to increase strength and body awareness.

Prerequisites: Students should be able to invert and have basic apparatus fluency (amazon, scarab, and gazelle)

Intro to Partner Acrobatics $204 Purchase required to enroll

Learn the basics of working on partner based weight sharing! In this class we'll focus on both partner and group based poses. We'll work on learning a variety of shapes and transitions, as well as safe spotting techniques and experimentation. This class will incorporate elements of 'acro yoga' and more traditional sport acrobatics. Come solo or bring a friend!

Vertical Innovation w/ Anna Thomas-Henry $50 Purchase required to enroll

In this workshop Anna will guide you through her series of techniques for innovation on fabric.
How do you take a skill you have seen over and over again and make it your own? How can you find new transitions? Where do you start? How do you know you're still safe, and what do you do if you're not feeling that 'creative'?
Come to this workshop with a skill or sequence in mind and you will begin to unlock its endless potential.

For intermediate students and up

Grip. Hold. Unlock. w/ Anna Thomas Henry $50 Purchase required to enroll

This workshop focuses exclusively on gritty and awesome unlocked fabric skills. We’ll work through unlocked pathways with the aim to arrive and exit skills without pause to wrap & unwrap. Expect lots of tension work, shelving, mixed grips and full body drop absorption.

Prerequisites: healthy shoulders and wrists, more than 3 consecutive pull-ups on fabric, front and back balances, open drop (any)

Flexibility, Activate! W/Anna Thomas-Henry $45 per class Purchase required to enroll

In this open-level workshop Anna will guide you through her high-energy flexibility regimen. She is serious about training adults to get flexible, get strong and advance safely whether they come to her with experience or not. During this class you will work on techniques to open up your flexibility while staying stable and confident in your body through the process. If you are dreaming of that perfect 'strong and flexible' balance, this workshop is for you!

Beginners and professionals welcome!

POP-UP! Straps Conditioning with Anna $25 Purchase required to enroll

Active Flexibility for Performance w/Naomi Ullian $50 per class A credit card is required to enroll but isn't charged until the time of service.

Partner Acro and Hand to Hand w/Naomi $38 per class No purchase required to enroll

PARTNER ACROBATICS: Weight-sharing, Moving Sculpture, and the Foundations of Hand-to-Hand.
This class offers students the opportunity to develop strength and body awareness through the fine art of collaboration. Students will learn techniques and conditioning needed to be able to base, fly, and mutually support gravity-defying movement through a variety of partnering techniques, including those drawn from traditional hand-to-hand, Pilobolus-style acrodance, contemporary dance, and acroyoga. Pre-requisites: None, although its strongly recommended to have a regular acrobatic practice that includes the ability to hold a plank for 30 seconds and a handstand against the wall for 10 seconds.

SPRING + STRETCH: Tumbling + Active Flexibility w/Naomi! $42 per class No purchase required to enroll

SPRING + STRETCH: Tumbling, Active Flexibility, and Foundational Ground Skills for Acrobatics.

Join us for a class series to up your acrobatic game! Aerialists and ground acrobats alike will benefit from the cross-training, conditioning, and collaboration as we develop practices designed to support and enhance your existing acrobatic activities. Pre-requisites: None.

Aerial Innovation $150 Purchase required to enroll

Aerial Fabric Teacher Training $600 Purchase required to enroll

Join Air Temple Arts for our Aerial Fabric Teacher Training June 18th, 19th, & 20th 2021!

In this workshop we will learn how to teach aerial skills effectively and safely, with a focus on understanding the techniques, mechanics, and rules that act as the foundation for all aerial work.

Prerequisites: Participants should have a current aerial fabric practice and be comfortable performing basic skills such as cross-back straddle, single star, windmill hipkey, salto/dive and be able to invert in the air with ease OR permission from instructor Open to ages 16+

POP UP - Sling: Twirls and Tangles (closed fabric sequence) $32 Purchase required to enroll

Are you a silks student that wants to try sling but doesn’t need to start at the beginning? Do you want to know what fabric feels like without those pesky tails? How about exploring shapes with open fabric? These pop-up sling classes will give you an opportunity to learn two different sling sequences and have fun with an apparatus that feels familiar but works in a different way.

Prerequisites - Familiarity with standing and inverting in a silks knot, crochet to circus sit, willingness to try a familiar but different apparatus.

Bar Apparatus Teacher Training $650 Purchase required to enroll

Join Air Temple Arts for our first ever bar apparatus teacher training!

In this workshop we’ll learn how to teach fundamental skills of lyra and trapeze effectively and safely, with a focus on understanding the techniques, mechanics, and rules that act as the foundation for safe work on a horizontal apparatus.

Our aim is to encourage deep-thinking instructors who can bridge the gap between explaining the steps to complete a trick and intimately understanding the ‘whys’ and ‘hows’ behind a skill.

We’ll dissect standard beginner skills on both apparatus, and delve deeper into intermediate skills for aerial hoop. In these skills we’ll explore common failure points, blocks, and modifications.

This workshop additionally covers modules on class management, teaching methodologies, safe-spotting, basic rigging, and injury prevention. We will use both hands on, and classroom learning. Students who are interested in deepening their understanding of their apparatus but do not have an interest in teaching are welcome to attend.


Minimum Pre-requisites: Students should have a current, and regular practice on lyra or trapeze and should be able to execute the following skills comfortably and consistently: pullover to front balance, back balance, single knee hang. Students should be able to invert in the ropes on trapeze, or to the top bar from sitting on a lyra without tagging. Students should have some practice with long hang and knee beats.


Your Coaches:

Kate Gonzales-Gilligan is the head coach for Air Temple’s lyra and sling programs. She’s been training aerials since 2013 and coaching since 2017.

Stacey Strange is the founder of Air Temple Arts and has been coaching since 2012. She developed Air Temple’s Fabric Teacher Training program and has been leading teacher trainings since 2018.

Jenna Ciotta is a member of the 2019 inaugural graduate class of the 3 year Pro-Track Program at the New England Center for Circus Arts and was a member of the core coaching staff from 2020 - 2022. Jenna will be leading a module on prep and progressions for dynamic lyra skills.


Save $50 with early bird registration when you sign up before July 1st. Use code FLYSAFE

ATA pricing: $400 for current students. Must be enrolled in classes at the time of teacher training and have at least 4 consecutive sessions as a student


POP UP - Sling: Sail Away (open fabric sequence) $32 Purchase required to enroll

Are you a silks student that wants to try sling but doesn’t need to start at the beginning? Do you want to know what fabric feels like without those pesky tails? How about exploring shapes with open fabric? These pop-up sling classes will give you an opportunity to learn two different sling sequences and have fun with an apparatus that feels familiar but works in a different way.

Prerequisites - Familiarity with standing and inverting in a silks knot, crochet to circus sit, willingness to try a familiar but different apparatus.

Youth Silks Jam $20 Purchase required to enroll

August is for jamming! We have a fun jam planned just for them! Join Coach Dani on Wednesday August 2nd at 4:30 for fun skill shares, games and supervised drops! This jam will include tricks Dani has learned along her aerial journey that are NOT part of the Air Temple curriculum, making them extra special. We will partake in fun aerial games but not everyone will be required to play. Students also have the opportunity to treat this as an open studio but Dani will be available to instruct and guide if needed. The goals are to have fun and build community while keeping up with their aerial practice.

Open to levels 3-6 or permission from instructor

Spanish Web (mini session) $85 Purchase required to enroll

In this class we'll work on building the fundamentals of spanish web.

We'll work on climbing with a setter, hand spins, ankle spins, learning to set, and build up to more complex shapes and sequences throughout the session.

Get ready to spin!

Students should be comfortable repeatedly climbing silks to the top and putting on a footlock in the air.

Students may wish to bring socks, or leg warmers to protect their legs and ankles from bruising and rope burn as they become accustomed to the apparatus.


Puzzles and Games for Fabric Enthusiasts w/Anna Thomas Henry $54 per class Purchase required to enroll

In this workshop for fabric enthusiasts and aerial brainiacs Anna will walk you through puzzles and games galore. You’ll be activating your brain AND your muscles as well as building creative problem solving skills while playing along. Prerequisites: Must be able to climb aprox 20ft up the fabric. Can invert in the air through tuck or straddle. Experience with multiple pose based skills

Sequencing, Choreography and Performance Techniques $85 Purchase required to enroll

In this mini session we will explore the principles of character, fluidity and adaptation of choreography to suit one’s strengths as they relate to performing. We will play with performing choreography to different styles of music and explore new ways into old skills.

You will explore with set sequences and will also work to create your own short sequence based on your findings in the course.

Rope Fundamentals & an Intro to Building Momentum $45 per class Purchase required to enroll

This workshop will introduce several basic “building block” rope
skills, as well as some fun choreographic places we can take them --
including pathways in and out of front & back balance, transitions
through hipkey, hip hops, toe climbs and more! We will also consider
techniques for beginning to work on basic beats and dynamic movement.
This is a great class for fabric enthusiasts interested in starting to
explore momentum-based choreography on fabric or rope.

Pre-requisites Previous experience on fabric or rope and strong
shoulder engagement; able to do at least 1 pull-up, invert comfortably
in the air & execute clean “windmill” entry hip keys in the air.

Cloud Swing Intensive $150 per class No purchase required to enroll

Flexibility and Contortion: Splits and Backbends $50 Purchase required to enroll

This workshop is for anyone who wants to improve their flexilbility no matter what your current flexibility level is.

We'll learn techniques and stretches to work safely toward your split or oversplit goals and learn stretches and techniques to improve flexibility safely in all sections of the back and shoulders. Everyone will leave with techniques they can use on their own to work on their flexibility.



Minimum requirement: Comfort being in a stretch for up to a minute and comfort being in a bridge for 20 seconds.





Roll Reversal: Back Dives and Beyond! $52 Purchase required to enroll

It’s a retrograde revolution! This workshop is devoted to all manner of backwards rotating dives, drops and relevant choreographic sequences. Get ready to challenge your vertical brain as we reverse our rolls, wraps and our way of thinking about them!

Pre-reqs:

Comfortable with hip keys, standard (opposite side wrap / forward rotating) dive & single star drop; ability to invert with comfort and confidence in the air



Fundamental Pathways in Partner Acro $42 Purchase required to enroll

In this workshop we’ll take our foundational skills, level them up, and apply them in new transitions and sequences! We’ll look at more advanced counterbalances, moving skills, and stacking skills like two-highs and beyond.

The purpose of this workshop is to begin finding the commonality between skills and start sequencing them. We’ll primarily focus on skills that can be based or flown by two individuals of similar size, but may look at skills that include overhead lifting, more dynamic components, or flexibility requirements based on the individuals enrolled. Additional material will be dictated by the interests of the participants, so come with your creative thinking skills and requests ready!

Prerequisites: Students must be able to cleanly either base or fly the following skills:

Half high

Candlestick

Angel/titanic

Reverse angel

All participants must be able to do five clean form push ups, and find good form in a handstand kicking up against a wall, and hold a 30 second hollow body

Intro to Trapeze for Aerialists $42 Purchase required to enroll

Prerequisites: have completed at least one aerial session, can do a pullover

Intro to Act Creation $20 Purchase required to enroll

Interested in performing but have no idea how to get started? Need help getting cooking for the Open Stage? Just curious about the process? This workshop is for you!In this classroom style workshop we’ll discuss the nuts and bolts of act creation from how to choose music, costuming, and choreography creation plus much more. Come with any burning questions, ideas you want feedback on (optional), and a note taking device!This workshop is open to all! There is not a physical component to this workshop.

Intro to Pole $36 Purchase required to enroll

This hybrid pole class is a great starting place for anyone interested in Chinese pole! We'll focus on pole basics like climbing, inverting, and conditioning to prepare students for more advanced pole disciplines, while exploring plenty of exciting poses and sequences!

Fabric Drops w/Jessica Jay $50 per class No purchase required to enroll

Two Person Private $90 per class No purchase required to enroll

101 Ways to Belay $45 Purchase required to enroll

As a verified Belay Enthusiast, Stacey is the perfect guide to lead you through the ins and outs of fabric’s most versatile loop! We’ll examine just what, exactly a belay is, and learn how to tie one without any fancy choreography. From there we’ll examine plenty of fantastic belay entries, poses, exits, and work towards creating our own unique belay entry!

Intro to Partner Acrobatics: Core and Control $25 Purchase required to enroll

In this workshop we’ll dive into the fundamentals of partner acro and break our foundational skills into their composite parts to build a safe, effective, and efficient partner acro practice!

We’ll get into the Whys and What Nots of alignment, so that we can extrapolate that understanding onto bigger, more intricate skills going forward in our acro practice. This exercise based workshop will specifically focus on building block skills using counterbalance and bone stacking. Beginners and dabblers welcome—no partner needed—we’ll get you started on the right foot!

Prerequisites: Students should be able to hold a 10 second hollow body with good form, kick up to a handstand against a wall, and do three push ups with good form.

Baby Backbends - An Intro to Backbending $25 Purchase required to enroll

Would you rather do almost anything else besides a bridge? Me too! This class is for students who struggle with building, and motivating to train, back flexibility. In this hour-long class, we’ll focus on approaching back flexibility as gently as possible. We’ll take a look at common sticking points in our back bends, work through them, and hopefully leave with a short back routine, and a new appreciation for back flexibility!

Open Level Acro $45 Purchase required to enroll

This 90 minute workshop will take fundamentals of L-basing partner acro and build into sequences. Options for trickier transitions will be offered, and depending on the class progression we may touch on some pops and whips! Whether you consider yourself a beginner, working on stability in basic shapes, or you have more experience and want to build on your skills, there's something for everyone.

Pre-reqs: Bird/front plank, throne.

Yoga - All Levels $15 Purchase required to enroll

Class will be held in the Yoga room and instructed by Kim Shao 200hr CYT

Dynamic Sling $32 Purchase required to enroll

The sling is far from just a hammock to rest in. In this class we’ll explore the possibilities of swinging and flipping forward and backwards, side-to-side, and around the sling!

Prerequisites: No specific sling experience required but must be in silks 200+, Intermediate+ lyra, or equivalent.

Pop Up - Resting Pose Play Time w/Anna Part II $33 Purchase required to enroll

Intro to Beats and Hip Hops $42 Purchase required to enroll

Dive in and get dirty with two of rope’s most important fundamentals! In this pop-up we’ll build off our bell beats and get acquainted with other beat variations including scissor beats and pike-turn beats, as well as break down the often brain-melting skill of hip hops. If there’s time we’ll take a look at climbs and pathways that incorporate these skills, and maybe even combine them!

Pre-requisites: Students should understand the concept of, and have learned bell beats in a classroom setting even if they’re not perfect. Students should have some exposure to rope either through a pop-up/workshop or class, and be intermediate+ or have permission from the instructor. Students should be very comfortable inverting cleanly in the air.

Single-Pole Pathways 2: Revenge of the Front Balance $42 Purchase required to enroll

In this suspense-filled (bad pun, get it?) sequel to Single Pole Pathways, we’ll dive into some delicious sequences that will take you all the way down the pole—way, way down—in new and surprising ways, incorporating slack, slides, rolls, and unlocked drops.

We’ll use our friend the front balance as a start and end point to connect skills, and incorporate fundamentals and fun like hip hops, tension locks, and a cute pose or two.

We’ll rely on sneaky, and creative, transitions and follow them to new tricks for our tool bag. We’ll also incorporate touches of dynamic movement to add flair and ease to our sequencing work.

Prerequisites: This is a workshops for students who are comfortable with Air Temple’s advanced curriculum, either on rope or fabric. If you’re not sure if that’s you, check with Stacey! Students should be comfortable performing hip hops in the air (either statically or from a beat), swiveling to s-wrap or catcher’s, front balance with both hand placements, and C-shaping. A functional beat is not required but extremely helpful.

Inversion Intensive Lvl. 2 $32 Purchase required to enroll

This workshop is for anyone and everyone who wants to dig deep into the nitty gritty, and troubleshoot their inversion. Whether you’re struggling to get upside down, trying to banish a microbend, or want tools to progress to straight arms, we’ll cover it all.

We’ll begin with a discussion of mechanics, then tackle some basic exercises to help you pinpoint what’s holding you back. From there we’ll attack some drills to address common inversion issues, and you’ll go home with a short conditioning plan to add into your home workouts and open studio time!


What level should I take?

Level 1 is for students looking to clean up a basic inversion on the ground and in the air. If you can’t invert in the air yet, that is totally okay!

Level 2 is for students looking to clean up their straight leg inversions in the air and students working towards straight arm inversions.


For both levels: Please come with a note taking device and a few bullet points on what you feel your biggest inversion struggles are.


Intro to Flares and Spins $32 Purchase required to enroll

This workshop is for anyone looking for a technical introduction to spinning, a way to harness momentum efficiently, or anyone hoping to learn how to spin without tossing your cookies. We’ll focus primarily on flares, which are the basis for most technical spinning modalities and commonly seen in lyra, straps, and rope.

We’ll begin by deconstructing flares and discussing techniques to mitigate nausea when training spins, then get into flares, and end with some creative spin time, if students so choose.


Pre-Requisites: Students should be able to invert from the ground with no jumping.


Notes:

- Class will be easiest on lyra, straps, or sling, and can be provided

- You may wish to bring some candied ginger, ginger tea, or ginger chews if you get nauseous easily


Aerial Hoop: Finding the Center w/Mykelle Walton $50 Purchase required to enroll

In this workshop Mykelle will help you conquer fears and build practical techniques to base your hoop journey. Topics being explored include working on finding balance with different parts of the body, rolls, and momentum skills.

Prerequisites: Must have a front balance and a back balance, comfortable russian rolls.


All Apparatus Beat w/ Mykelle Walton $42 Purchase required to enroll

This mixed apparatus class will focus on the keys to building momentum and using force to accomplish dynamic skills. Mykelle will use the motto “work smarter not harder” to back up ideas of potential energy, pendulums, and other techniques to make getting your butt above your head easier than ever before. Basic beat technique through half release beats will be covered.

Prerequisite: hanging with straight arms for 30 seconds on your apparatus of choice, and easy bent arm inversions.

Fabric Lab w/Mykelle Walton $50 Purchase required to enroll

In this workshop Mykelle will help expand our fabric vocabulary using physics! Questions that arise are, how does spin work? What do I need to know to roll up in the fabric? How does shelf technique make it easier to stay in the air? Our exploration will guide us through concepts such as momentum, gravity, angular momentum, friction, and center of mass.

This workshop will be geared towards upper-level fabric students. Students should have solid dance wraps, and familiarity with windmill/wheeldown, back balance, and front balance.

Compression Deep Dive $22 Purchase required to enroll

Core compression is important and helpful for every discipline we train, whether you're tucking under a bar, inverting on a vertical apparatus, or working on your handstand or even standing splits. Being able to bring your legs toward your torso and make your body small and tight seems like it ought to be simple, but it involves a lot of strength and active flexibility from a lot of your body!

In this workshop, we'll work through a bunch of drills that target different body parts that work together in compression, talk through some of the anatomy and logic behind them, and hopefully give you some ideas to bring back to your regular practice.

Prereqs: None

Equipment (we'll have extras, but bringing your own will help): resistance bands, 2 yoga blocks, lacrosse ball or peanut

Inversion Intensive $22 Purchase required to enroll

This workshop is for anyone and everyone who wants to dig deep, get into the nitty gritty, and troubleshoot their inversion. Whether you’re struggling to get upside down, trying to banish a microbend, or want tools to progress to straight arms, we’ll cover it all.

We’ll begin with a discussion of mechanics, then tackle some basic exercises to help you pinpoint what’s holding you back. From there we’ll attack some drills to address common inversion issues, and you’ll go home with a short conditioning plan to add into your home workouts and open studio time!

Please come with a note taking device and a few bullet points on what you feel your biggest inversion struggles are.

Lyra Combos w/Mykelle Walton $42 Purchase required to enroll

This advanced lyra workshop will be all of Mykelle’s favourite combos to date! Students will get a chance to try out the choreography and add their own style to their favourite at the end. One dynamic and one spinning combo will be worked through, with encouragement for each student to find their own voice in the movement.

Pre-requisites: strong plank beats and single hip hang

Lyra Logistics with Tyler Shaqiri $36 Purchase required to enroll

In this workshop, we will learn lyra skills and strategize to deepen understanding of how to see paths into other skills, shapes and movement with slight adjustments of body. Plan to dig deep into the material, mix and match skill elements, shift your shapes and lines. All while leaving plenty of room for personal style and expression, strength & flexibility!

Prerequisites: Students should be able to invert and have basic fluency on the apparatus ( Amazon, knee hang arch/chandelier and a Gazelle)

Lyrical Lyra $36 Purchase required to enroll

Live your lyra dreams with a flowy sequence in the hoop! We will learn a sequence, then take some time to add your own personal flair to it. Spinning will be optional but encouraged!

Prerequisites - Lyra 1 and up: generally comfortable mounting the hoop multiple times, seated, standing, holding body weight in their hands.

Trapeze Choreography $40 Purchase required to enroll

Join Jessa for a creative spin within two ropes and a bar!

We will learn a full sequence of wraps, twists and shapes, then take time to infuse it with your own personality and style, ending with a bang by putting it all to music. Spinning is always encouraged but not required.

Prior hard bar experience is required.

Open Sling 2: Feel the Wind in Your Sails $42 Purchase required to enroll

There's more exploring and creating to be done! This time we’ll focus on new ways to roll up, down, and around the open fabric, new transitions into and out of familiar shapes, and adding spin!

Prerequisites: Neither sling experience nor past open sling workshop attendance required, but students must be level 3 or higher on sling or lyra, or level 200+ on silks.

Sling Sequencing with Tyler Shaqiri $36 Purchase required to enroll

In this workshop, we will learn both sequences and skills. And once learned, we’ll explore different entries and exits for them! Plan to dig deep into the material, mix and match choreography elements, shift your shapes and lines and use your strength and flexibility too.

Prerequisites: Students should be able to invert and have basic fluency on the apparatus.

Straps Strength with Tyler Shaqiri $36 Purchase required to enroll

In this workshop, we will learn how to strength train and develop overall strength for aerial straps movement. We’ll focus on preparatory drills and conditioning for one & two arm skills, static one arm technique, spinning one arm technique, and dynamic two arm technique on straps.

Prerequisites: Students should be able to invert and have some vocabulary on either straps or fabric.

TASTER: Intro to Straps $30 Purchase required to enroll

Join us for a post-holiday straps party! This all levels class is appropriate for all levels of current straps aficionados, those wanting to give the apparatus a try, or anyone who wants an hour of aerial ass-kicking after a lazy winter break.

We’ll focus on level-appropriate conditioning for all students in inversions, skin the cats, meathooks, planche and lever training, and support hold. If there’s enough time, we’ll dive into the goodie box for one or two tricks!

Prerequisites: Students do not need prior straps experience but they must be injury free, able to do five pushups with good form, invert in the air, do a pull up, and hold a solid front balance on a lyra or sling.

Please bring: Students should bring a long-sleeved shirt and/or some sort of wrist protection.

Birthday Party $180 per class No purchase required to enroll

Straps Low Flow $36 Purchase required to enroll

Straps: Low Flow

In this workshop we’ll take a look at some fun and sequencing that you can play with if your straps are rigged low to the ground! We’ll play with making a straps loop, using our hand loop as a footlock, sassy spin variations, and maybe even a new support hold shape or two! The material in this class will be presented mainly as a jumping off point to jump start your own low flow creativity.

Don’t worry, there will be plenty of conditioning to go around as well!

Pre-requisites: This workshop is open to anyone with a current straps practice or silks students level 350+

9 Feet of Freedom - Open Fabric Explorations $50 Purchase required to enroll

Silks

What’s 9 feet wide and barely used in aerials? Our silks! Let’s set sail for the newest fabric frontier by opening our silks and exploring the truly endless possibilities it offers us. We’ll learn brand new skills developed for open fabric, transmute old favorites, and create new ones.

This is an exploration heavy workshop so come with an open mind, and your thinking cap on!

Pre-requisites: While most of this workshop will take place low to the ground, students should be comfortable with a double knee hook climb, and have a strong grip.

Acro Chair 2: Balance Boogaloo $22 Purchase required to enroll

Chair Acro - the sequel! We’ll review the basics of rolling around our favorite ground-based metal apparatus and add some more balance shapes, rolls, and slides to our repertoire. We’ll create a short sequence with our new shapes that’ll be perfect for the ‘gram!

Pre-requisites: All levels welcome, but previous chair experience is helpful! No active wrist, shoulder, or hip injuries, please.

Act Creation Lab w/ Jenna Ciotta $50 Purchase required to enroll

Beginner Silks Conditioning $22 Purchase required to enroll

Conditioning for Introductory Silks Students (101,150,151)- In this class we will condition on and off the silks. Students will be led through a set of exercises to help increase their strength in ways that assist their aerial journey. Silks and any necessary props will be provided.

Pre-requisites: Open to all ATA aerial beginners

Aerial Partnering w/ Anna Thomas-Henry and Tyler Shaqiri $50 Purchase required to enroll

Mixed apparatus aerial partnering skills plus strategies for duo choreography.



Prerequisites: inversions, patience, lots of collaboration and a good attitude.

Anatomy of a Cartwheel $22 Purchase required to enroll

So you want to do a cartwheel but you haven’t tried one since you were a kid? Maybe you’ve always wanted to learn a cartwheel, but it’s always been out of reach? Do you *technically* have a cartwheel, but aren’t super confident in this skill? If so, this is the class for you! We will dissect the different parts of a cartwheel and learn ways to find the strength and confidence you need to finally perform that cartwheel!

Baton Twirling: Basics & Beyond $15 Purchase required to enroll

Baton twirling is a time-honored combination of prop manipulation and dance, that can help develop dexterity and hand-eye coordination. Learn the basics of how to twirl, roll, and toss a baton, and finish with a full sequence to show off your new skills (cute ending pose optional, but strongly encouraged). Students with any previous baton twirling experience (including the previous Air Temple workshop) will further their skills with additional tricks and combos.

Prerequisites: None! Batons provided.

Beat Breakdown w/ Rachel Rees $48 Purchase required to enroll

Dynamic movement is one of the most special and exciting qualities of aerial rope, and basic beats are our foundation. Whether you're newer to rope or a seasoned artist looking to get back to basics, this workshop will introduce you to the building blocks of momentum on the rope and strengthen your existing foundations. Using basic beat pathways, we will explore how to use momentum to get in and out of familiar shapes on the rope.

Students should be comfortable climbing the full height of the rope, inverting in the air, and should be able to hold a hollow body "dead hang" position for at least 10 seconds. Familiarity with front balance, hipkey, and a strong straddle inversion position are encouraged. Questions if this workshop is right for you? Email Rachel at rmrees13@gmail.com

C-Shaping Power Hour $36 Purchase required to enroll

Are you ready to roll? This workshop is for anyone and everyone looking to get some tools and drills for C-shaping success. This workshop will focus on drills for C-shaping on a horizontal apparatus (lyra, sling), prep for back balances and side planche, and roll ups on a vertical apparatus (silks, rope, straps). The majority of class will take place in the sling, with the possible opportunity to apply your skills to the apparatus of your choice at the end.

Prerequisites: Students should already have a basic understanding of C-shaping concepts and be able to hold a solid front and back balance in a sling or on a lyra.

Helpful to bring:

- Something to protect your midsection, such as a back warmer

- Any apparatus you would like to hang for the final section, if we have the time

- A foam roller if you have one

Circuitous C’s w/ Mykelle Walton $42 Purchase required to enroll

In this workshop we will cover the basics of C-shaping for straps work. C-shaping creates circular routes for your apparatus to wrap around your body, blurring the lines between the identity of you and your straps. We will examine the arm as an extension of the strap from the ceiling. It will contain drills for butterfly, back flag, straddle momentum-assisted roll ups, and spinning-assisted meathook roll ups.

Pre-requisites: Strong healthy shoulders with no issues. The ability to hold your body in posting above the straps. Comfortable transferring weight through one arm positions for brief periods.

Conversion Immersion $42 Purchase required to enroll

Silks

This workshop is designed to expand your freedom of movement and sequencing in the air through the exploration of conversions among basic positions and foundational wraps (for example: knee hooks, leg keys, s-wraps, and seatbelts). We will cover many of these foundational positions within the workshop, so it is ok if any of those names are not familiar to you yet. Come prepared with some of your favorite skills from any of these basic positions for guided exploration of pathways among them. As you find more relationships among your favorite movements, I hope that you find joy in expanding your mental map of your discipline. All wraps covered in class will be appropriate for either silks or rope, and you can choose which apparatus to use during the workshop.

Prerequisites: Able to invert comfortably while hanging from hands (bent arms/legs ok). Able to climb above a same-side and opposite-side knee hook. Stability in final 'resting' pose of the hip-key (any entry ok). "Basic salto"

Crossback But Make it Cool $48 Purchase required to enroll

Crossback, whether you love it or hate it, it is a fundamental silks skill. Get back to the thrill of the first time you conquered this hurdle with some unique ways in and out of crossback that lend themselves to sequencing smoothly in the air.

Prerequisites: Level 151/ 200 silks students or higher, must be comfortable with multiple inverts in a class including crossback straddle

Double Point Lyra: Hoop Manipulation $48 Purchase required to enroll

While Jessa spends most days now on the trapeze, double tab lyra was one of her first apparatuses and performance tools. Come move around the hoop in a way that only double tab provides, we will be finding shapes, moving the hoop in original ways and working through short sequences, while getting to know the less familiar behavior of a double tab lyra.

Prerequisites: An existing lyra or trapeze practice, comfort with being on top bar of hoop, ability to invert is a strong plus.

Diabolo for all levels $15 Purchase required to enroll

Let's get tangled up and then magically escape! This workshop will offer beginner-intermediate diabolo tricks focusing on magic knots, tosses, catches and stick releases! Whether you are picking up the diabolo for the first time or looking to increase your vocabulary and skills, this workshop is for you!

This workshop is led by Dani Lee and she has something for everyone. Whether you are picking up the diabolo for the first time or you're looking to increase your vocabulary and skills, this workshop is for Y-O-U!

Diabolos provided but if you have your own please bring

Drop it like it's HAWWWWT $48 Purchase required to enroll

Looking to spice up and add to your silks drop game? This intermediate/advanced silks workshop offers a multitude of drops from slacks to flips and from pops to wheels. With a focus on safety, we will go over specific techniques needed for each drop and look closely at the wraps to discern what makes us GO, what keeps us safe and where we can explore.

Prerequisites: Students must be able to perform a double star and invert multiple times in the air over the course of the workshop. Puddling/pike striking and C-shaping will be very useful skills for walking drops out.

Dynamock = Dynamic Hammock w/ Tyler Shaqiri $42 Purchase required to enroll

Sling

In this workshop, we will learn dynamic drops, flips, rolls, beats and movement to create more dynamic drama than your high school musical theater club meetups.

Prerequisites: Students should be able to invert in the air and have basic fluency on the apparatus.

Fabulous Fans (prop manipulation) $22 Purchase required to enroll

An introduction to flowing with silk veil fans

Flutter, flip, and flow with this introduction to silk veil fans. We will start with the basics of grips, flutters, extensions, and twirls to get you moving with this mesmerizing prop!

Prerequisites: Open to all with the ability to extend arms above head and no active shoulder injuries

Fabric Floorial $42 Purchase required to enroll

In this workshop we’ll explore the liminal space between the ground and the air, and the ways in which our apparatus acts as a bridge and a tether between the two. We’ll play with modifying basic ground skills as a way of moving with, and mounting the apparatus; spins and starts; and open fabric opportunities.

There will be time set aside for free exploration, and the workshop will finish with students creating their own, unique floorial sequence, if they so choose.

Students may explore certain elements on sling and rope if they wish.

Prerequisites: Fabric experience is not required, however students must have prior aerial experience and should be able to invert easily on any apparatus from the ground, and execute a forward roll/somersault. Ability to execute a backwards roll of any type will be extremely helpful but not required.

There will be optional opportunities to explore mixing basic tumbling with the apparatus and for students interested in those skills they *must* be able to execute a solid cartwheel on the ground and be comfortable kicking up to a handstand in free space (no hold required) without a spot.

Fancy Foundations $36 Purchase required to enroll

Sick of using the same entries to your fundamental wraps? In this silks pop up we'll explore and experiment with more exciting ways into foundational wraps such as hip keys, thigh hitches, s-wraps and crucifix!

Pre-requisites: students should be comfortable executing s-wraps and double knee hooks in the air. Familiarity with front balance on rope or fabric is a plus.

Flair for Aerial w/ Mykelle Walton $36 Purchase required to enroll

Multi-apparatus workshop. One of the most important factors in spinning aerial is how to control it. In this workshop learn different types of spins and how to center your spin in yourself and with your apparatus. We will go through the flair progression and different ways to start and control your spin, and get a detailed look at using spin to lift your body into the air with flairs.

Pre-requisites: Students must have a one arm hold for 30 seconds on a bar apparatus, and be comfortable spinning for up to an hour (with breaks of course).

Flairs and Spins w/Mykelle Walton $36 Purchase required to enroll

Multi-apparatus workshop

One of the most important factors in spinning aerial is how to control it. In this workshop learn different types of spins and how to center your spin in yourself and with your apparatus. We will go through the flair progression and different ways to start and control your spin, and get a detailed look at using spin to lift your body into the air with flairs.

Prerequisites: Student’s must have a one arm hold for 30 seconds on a bar apparatus, and be comfortable spinning for up to an hour (with breaks of course).

FloorWERK w/LisaBella $36 Purchase required to enroll

Kick up your choreo game with an exploration of floor based tricks and transitions. We will look at shoulder stands, floor (jade) splits, fish flops, and the ways we can connect these tricks together in slinky sequences.

Prerequisites: Plow, candlestick, and at least some familiarity with shoulder stands.

Shoulder, knee, and foot covering recommended to prevent rug burn. This class with not involve heels though techniques can be applied to floorwork in heels.

Disclaimer: While the tricks and transitions aren’t inherently sensual, the sequence(s) will include dance moves that are more sensual in nature and may be better suited for students 18+.

Fundamentals of Back Bending w/Jenna Ciotta $96 Purchase required to enroll

Perfect for the stiff student beginning their bending journey, or the noodley student looking to develop better control of their flexibility. Together we explore the differences between flexibility and mobility, and discuss ways to open, strengthen, and stabilize the shoulders, hips, and spine. Students will learn, in depth, the purpose behind the alignment cues regularly offered in traditional yoga and flexibility classes. We will discuss various methods and the tools they offer for training flexibility, including yoga, traditional Mongolian contortion, and newer methods.

No Prerequisites

Get Your Splits! $36 Purchase required to enroll

Have you been working on a split for ages, but frustrated that you're not getting anywhere? Have you made splits a goal, and are looking for advice? Do you feel like your split is so close, but can't quite touch down? Are your splits unbalanced - say, you have a great front split on your "good side" but would rather not talk about the other? Or you've always struggled with middle splits even though you're working on front oversplits, or vice versa? This workshop will give you tools, tricks, and drills to make progress in your splits, wherever you are on that journey. We'll work on front, middle, and straddle splits, and touch on active and standing splits as desired.

Prerequisites: You've tried a split before

Equipment (we'll have extras, but bringing your own will help): a non-stretchy strap like a yoga strap, a belt, a luggage strap, or a nylon sling, 2 (or more!) yoga blocks, sliders or paper plates

Ground Technique and Movement for Aerialists $36 Purchase required to enroll

Want to move as confidently on the ground as you do in the air? Not sure what to do with your arms when they’re not full of fabric? This workshop is for you!

In this class we’ll look at dance techniques and skills to add ease and purpose to your movement when you have two feet on the ground. We’ll explore different ways to cross the floor, simple rolls and similar movements to add pizzazz to your floorial, and work on creating combinations that you can put in your back pocket.

Pre-requisites: None

Hip Control w/ Anna Thomas-Henry $50 Purchase required to enroll

Learn how to bring the strength & flexibility of your hips up to speed for the demand that all those cool circus tricks really put on them. In this 2hr power session you'll learn about strengthening the hips holistically for complex movement, preventing overuse injuries or "lazy hip" syndromes and stretching intelligently.

Open level workshop for the inflexible and flexible alike, for the weak and the strong and for the young and the old.

Hoo[p=mv] w/ Mykelle Walton $42 Purchase required to enroll

Lyra

In this introduction to momentum on aerial hoop you will learn about the fundamental physics behind what we do on hoop and how to harness those properties to our advantage to “work smarter not harder.” Skills covered range from basic pike/plank beats, through rolls and half release tricks. Special attention will be on how body shaping affects the momentum of a skill.

Length: 1.5 hours

Prerequisites: Students must be able to pull-over into the hoop and have healthy shoulders that are ready for dynamic loading.

How Not to Sit On a Chair: Intro to Acro Chair $36 Purchase required to enroll

If you think a folding chair exists only to give your butt a place to rest during boring events, think again! Come explore the world of a ground-based metal apparatus - aka, a folding chair. Together we will learn balances, splits, rolls, and slides, and put our favorite shapes together into a short combo.

Open to all! Recommended not to have active wrist, shoulder, or hip injuries.

Chairs provided.

Intro to Acro Dance w/Jenna Ciotta $42 Purchase required to enroll

Intro to Aerial Straps $42 Purchase required to enroll

Are you interested in diving into the challenging but rewarding world of straps and straps conditioning? This pop-up class is focused on building strength and control to begin safely working towards straps skills and confidence in working from straight arms.

We will introduce drills for various fundamental skills such as meathooks and skin the cats, with the potential to also work in support hold and play with shapes and spin.

Prerequisites: A straps practice requires healthy shoulders and good engagement. Students should be at an intermediate+ level on their primary apparatus and able to complete the following: must be able to kick up to a handstand against the wall, do 5 pushups with good form, must be able to invert in the air multiple times, able to complete one pull up, and can pullover to a comfortable front balance on a bar or sling.

Intro to Aerial Net w/ Anna Thomas-Henry $50 Purchase required to enroll

In this introductory workshop we will get to know the net through three points of focus: fussy apparatus management, traditional vocabulary, and strategies for creating your own cool stuff on the net.

To succeed in this workshop, you need general aerial training, but no experience on net. Bring layers to easily expose or protect your skin as needed (socks too).

Prerequisites: Ability to climb a tissue or rope to rigging. Any inversion from the air. Working on or able to pull-over.

Intro to Aerial Theory $42 Purchase required to enroll

Silks

Aerial theory- the mathematics of the fabric! What makes aerial work?? In this workshop we will look deeper at fundamental wraps as we find their connections and relationships. We will approach wraps in new ways, widening your aerial lens. Let's get into the nitty gritty of how these wraps work, the safeties and risks within the wraps, what they connect to and how can we manipulate them to get us where we want to go.

Prerequisites: Level silks 150/151 and higher. The following vocabulary is needed to take this workshop. You do not need to be able to perform these tricks but you must be familiar with them: windmill hipkey, Russian climb, knee hook climbs

Intro to Aerial Pole w/ Laina Fennesmeyer $42 Purchase required to enroll

Intro to Bungee Lyra w/ Mykelle Walton $48 Purchase required to enroll

This intermediate hoop workshop will introduce students to the aerial bungee hoop. With completely originally researched material Mykelle will guide students from the very beginning of this bouncy apparatus. We will explore how bounce changes our entries into the hoop, how to control the bounce for safety, and try out a few tricks and combos only accessible with bungee.

Prerequisites: Students must be able to pull-over into the hoop and have solid beat pathways.

Intro to Cloud Swing w/ Megan Mallouk $50 Purchase required to enroll

This double point apparatus, known as a cloud swing, is a beautiful marriage between trapeze, sling, and aerial rope. In this introductory workshop, students will learn to navigate the apparatus through individual skills and sequencing, including mounts, dismounts, beats, and rolls. Although mostly static, we will explore some light movement through swaying and twisting. Students will discover many transferable skills from other static apparatus.

Pre-requisites: This workshop is designed for individuals with previous aerial experience at a beginning to intermediate level. Students should be comfortable with a pull over, hanging from knees, and be familiar with a double leg crochet. Please wear clothing that covers the backs of knees and bring layers.

Intro to Chinese Pole $36 Purchase required to enroll

Try the demanding art of Chinese pole! Learn how to climb, basic sits, and maybe a pose or two!

Pre-requisites: Students must be able to invert in the air, and able to do at least one pull up. Students should wear leggings under stretchy jeans, and bring long sleeves and layers. Students must have clean flat-soled shoes, Feiyues preferred.

Intro to Circus Arts $15 Purchase required to enroll

Let's have fun and learn cool things in this super beginner-friendly circus arts workshop. This workshop makes for the perfect starter pack with basic lessons in juggling, diabolo, poi, spinning plates and hoops.
All equipment is provided

Prerequisites: None

Intro to Corde Lisse (aerial rope) $42 Purchase required to enroll

Come explore the challenging but versatile apparatus of Corde Lisse!

This workshop will introduce several basic “building block” rope skills and tricks. This is a great class for vertical apparatus (silks) enthusiasts interested in starting to explore the aerial rope.

Pre-requisites: Previous experience on fabric or rope, strong shoulder engagement, able to do at least 1 pull-up, invert comfortably.

Intro to Dance Trapeze $42 Purchase required to enroll

Have you been wondering about this triangle contraption you keep seeing at the studio? Now is your chance to give it a spin! Literally! Join Jessa to cover some trapeze basics and get a feel for a low flying trapeze bar.

Pre-requisites: None

Intro to Duo Lyra $50 Purchase required to enroll

What’s twice as fun as Lyra, with half the wiggle room? Duo Lyra! In this workshop we’ll take a look at some fundamentals of partner hoop, including symmetrical and asymmetrical flows, basing and flying, and a dynamic skill or two.

We’ll focus on translating our solo aerial knowledge into doubles work, strengthening and conditioning to take a partner’s weight, and learning how to be a ‘minimum impact’ flyer. Come alone or with a buddy!

Pre-Requisites: Students do not need to have an active lyra practice though some exposure is helpful. Students must be able to do an unassisted pullover to front balance, be comfortable on top of the lyra or inverting from a climb on silks, and be comfortable with the idea of basing and flying.

Intro to Duo Tippy Lyra w/ Mykelle Walton & Jenna Ciotta $50 Purchase required to enroll

So you have tried solo tippy lyra and had some fun, and now you want to try it with a friend, right? This workshop will be an introduction to Duo Tippy Lyra. Jenna and Mykelle will guide students through the fundamentals of the tippy, sharing weight with a partner, using spans vs. open hoop, and a fun combo. There is so much to explore when you can turn your hoop upside down!

Prerequisites: Students should be able to invert into the hoop easily. They should also be willing to work in close proximity with a partner. (It’s ideal if partners are similarly sized, and students may be encouraged to work with various partners over the course of the workshop to explore how weight sharing changes with different and same sized partners.)

Intro to Flexibility $22 Purchase required to enroll

Do you internally cringe whenever you’re asked to sit in a straddle? Do you wish you could touch your toes? Have you found that your (lack of) flexibility is holding back your aerial practice? Do you just feel like you’ve never learned how to stretch? If so, this workshop is for you.

We’ll start this workshop with a full-body warm-up and gentle stretch, and then dig into tips, modifications, and alternative stretches with a real focus on what’s accessible when you have more limited mobility. You’ll leave with a better sense of what you’re supposed to be feeling in the stretches that give you trouble, progressions to improve your flexibility, and ideas for modifying the stretches given in your class warmups so they actually work for you.

Intro to Hoop Juggling and Manipulation $15 Purchase required to enroll

In this beginner workshop we’ll begin exploring all that three hoops have to offer, starting with a brief introduction to hoop juggling, and moving on to some favorite manipulations. We’ll also learn some fancy single-hoop flair, and cap everything off with a sequence written just for this class.

A number of appropriately sized hoops will be provided for this workshop, with availability to purchase so that you can practice at home!

For those wishing to bring their own hoops, we recommend hoops made from 5/8th” polypro tubing with an inside diameter measuring 27”.

Prerequisites: None, though any prior hoop dance or juggling experience is helpful

Intro to Lyra Drops $36 Purchase required to enroll

Lyra drops are impressive, but can be scary without a solid foundation! In this workshop, we’ll work through two classic introductory drops: the Avalanche (or top bar hip drop) and a straddle off the back. You will get plenty of progressions to make these tricks more fun and less intimidating! [Note: there will be hands-on spotting as needed]


Prerequisites: Strong straddle inversion, single knee hangs, hands-off front balance

Intro to Spanish Web $50 Purchase required to enroll

Get to know this fast paced, high flying traditional apparatus!

In this workshop we’ll introduce the fundamentals of Spanish Web, including both flying and setting. We’ll introduce climbing with a setter, hand spins, ankle spins, learning to set, and build a road map for more complex shapes and sequences.

Pre-requisites and notes: Students should be comfortable repeatedly climbing silks to the top and putting on a footlock high in the air. Students must have strong supported one arm engagement (ie: flag on a lyra or fabric).

This is a spinning workshop. Please take whatever measures you need to curtail potential nausea—spinning on an empty stomach is not recommended. We will have ginger available. Spanish Web is an uncomfortable apparatus. It is highly recommended that students may wish to bring thick socks, or leg warmers to protect their legs and ankles from bruising and rope burn as they become accustomed to the apparatus. Students may wish to bring wrist protection.

Intro to Static Trapeze Workshop $36 Purchase required to enroll

If you've been thinking about trying trapeze, this one is for you! Get a feel for two ropes and a bar with a classic, beginner-friendly sequence. No previous experience required.

Intro to Walkovers w/Jenna Ciotta $42 Purchase required to enroll

Invented Apparatus Lab $42 Purchase required to enroll

Invented apparatuses, you have seen them around the studio, and now is your chance to give them a try! Join Jessa and Crystal for introductory sequencing on the Crescent Moon, Aerial Cube, and more.

Pre-Reqs: none, beginner bar experience is a plus.

Lion Rolls w/ Jenna Ciotta $42 Purchase required to enroll

Look Ma, No Hands $42 Purchase required to enroll

Rope tends to ask a lot of our hand grip, but not today. This workshop combines creative rope shapes and techniques from the Indian sport of mallakhamb allowing us to explore the many ways we can give our hands a break on this apparatus.

Pre-requisites: Comfortable with basic and Russian climbs, clean inversion in the air

Lyra: Croc Clinic w/Jenna Ciotta $42 Purchase required to enroll

Lyra Drops 2: Now with More Spanset! $36 Purchase required to enroll

Let’s tick-tock from the top! We’ll utilize both the spanset and the hoop to add this timeless drop to your bag of lyra tricks. [Note: there will be hands-on spotting as needed]

Prerequisites: Strong straddle and pike inversions, a straddle back and a crucifix hold in the spanset, comfortable front and back balances. Previous experience with Lyra drops and familiarity working in the spanset is recommended. Knowledge of a trashcan drop on another apparatus is also recommended, but not required.

Lyra Flow w/ Jenna Ciotta $50 Purchase required to enroll

This workshop, for intermediate (or high beginner) hoop artists, will offer pathways and transitions between belly and back, top and bottom bar, and familiar poses within the hoop in order to expand sequencing opportunities. Students will learn combinations and also be given the theoretical tools necessary to make their own combinations smoother and more seamless.

Lyra Groove w/Megan Mallouk $42 Purchase required to enroll

5, 6, 7, 8! Groove it out in this low flying lyra dance workshop! That’s right! We are taking it to the floor and transforming our lyra into our dance partner! In this body positive workshop, we will work on a short dance sequence, learn to manipulate the hoop from the floor, and explore levels by moving from ground to air. There will be a touch of light spinning, hairography, and some improv.

Pre-requisites: This workshop is open to all level students with a passion for moving!

Lyra Infinity Rolls $42 Purchase required to enroll

Still trying to improve your Russian rolls and/or Mill circles? Or do you have them down and want to try going the other way? This workshop will offer tips and drills for all of the above, as well as workshopping rolls from hip hang (a.k.a. Hip circles) and Single hip hang rolls — both of which can go forward and backwards!

Pre-Requisites: Participants must be level 3+ on sling or lyra, or level 200+ on silks, and be able to pullover repeatedly without tagging.

Lyra Spanset Sequencing $48 Purchase required to enroll

Set your sights high! Come explore some unique transitions into and out of the span set. The sequence will also include some shapes up in the span set and span set manipulation. We will be working with the 8 foot span sets so be prepared to move around and find unique shapes as you learn the new sequence.

Prerequisites: Prior intermediate lyra experience. Must be able to do 2-3 pull ups and invert in the air multiple times.

Multi-Hoops of Madness $22 Purchase required to enroll

In this all-levels workshop we’ll dive into all sorts of manipulations for two and three hoops, as well as a few single-hoop fundamentals that are necessary to create manipulation magic. We’ll look at lego variations, iso-pops in all directions, and some excellent ocho-drop combos. If we have time we’ll even try to create our own variations or completely new multi-hoop manipulations.

Pre-requisites: None, though some familiarity with the following techniques will be very beneficial: isolation, chest roll, smear, ocho drop.

One Arm Wonders w/ Mykelle Walton $42 Purchase required to enroll

Straps

The heart of straps work is one arm work. But how does an aerialist ever possibly work their way up to the dreaded one arm skills? In this workshop you will learn progressions for static one arm inversions and pathways using spin to help! We will discuss in detail meathooks, back flag, and nutcracker as well as the beginning transitions between them. We will also adventure on top of the straps for Butterfly work.

Prerequisites: Strong healthy shoulders with no issues. A straight arm straight leg inversion. A solid meathook where you can easily keep your hips at your wrist and descend with control.

Partner Acro for Same-Sized Pals w/ Jenna Ciotta & Stacey Strange $42 Purchase required to enroll

Be the base you wish to see in the world!

We’re all used to seeing partner acrobatics that consists of Tiny Base and Giant Flyer, which is well and good, but what if that combo isn’t an option for you? What if you and all your acro friends are pretty much the same size?

In this workshop join Jenna and Stacey (two humans who are pretty much the same size) to learn drills, skills, and techniques for folks who want to be able to pacro with whoever’s around.

We’ll look at a variety of progressions for people of different levels, as well as multiple entries and exits to certain skills. For those who are feeling feisty, we’ll explore sequence building and choreography options.

One of the benefits of similarly sized pacro combos is that it gives both partners the opportunity to base and fly equally. We’ll look at both roles for all skills in the workshop and encourage everyone to try both positions!


Pre-requisites: No prior acro experience needed, however the ability to do a cartwheel, kick up to a handstand against a wall, hold a hollow body, and do three push ups will be helpful.

Phenomenology for Aerialists w/ Mykelle Walton $36 Purchase required to enroll

In this intimate workshop each participant will discover their body in the air through somatic exercises highlighting inner sensation rather than the traditional outward aesthetic. We will take an anti-dualist lens and ask questions like “What is it like to be suspended from the ceiling?” “Does gravity work the same here?” and “Where can I seek delight in my own practice?”

Pre-requisites: None

Pole for Bendies w/ Jenna Ciotta $42 Purchase required to enroll

This workshop will explore ways to wrap, twist, and bend around that unforgiving steel rod we lovingly refer to as Chinese Pole. Though it's an apparatus that lends itself to feats of great strength, there is the potential to express a more fluid, flowing, and flexible style of movement on the apparatus, and that's precisely what we'll be doing today. Not every student will get to attempt every skill, but every student will be offered a roadmap for each skill we cover.

Students should be able to climb to the top of the pole comfortably and invert comfortably from the middle of the pole (as opposed to from the ground).

Putting A(n Aerial Pole) Spin on It! w/ LisaBella $36 Purchase required to enroll

Take the aerial pole out for a spin. This workshop will dive into how to control our spins on aerial pole. We will explore different ways to grip the pole to help control our spin, the shapes and flares we can add to a spin sequences, and how we can transition into other pole moves.

Prerequisites: Students must have a two arm hold for 30 seconds on a vertical apparatus, and be comfortable spinning for up to an hour (with breaks of course).

Rebelaytions $42 Purchase required to enroll

In this theory-centric workshop will dive into the two types of belays. We will explore entries and exits using wrap formulas and the “rules” of the wrap. Whether you are new to belays or have been fashioning them for years, this workshop is open to anyone who wants to get down and dirty with belay theories and creations.

Prerequisites: Open to silks 200 students and higher

Rebelaytions 2.0 $48 Purchase required to enroll

Rebelaytions returns! Let’s apply all that delicious knowledge from Rebelaytions 1.0.

This workshop is for anyone looking for fun, interesting and different ways to get in the famous silks loop; the belay. We will also look at alternative exits and find poses along the way. Didn’t take Rebelaytions 1.0? NBD! You can still enroll in this workshop if you meet the prerequisites!

Pre-requisites: invert in the air, hipkey in the air

Robust Straps Conditioning w/ Mykelle Walton $48 Purchase required to enroll

In this workshop Mykelle will outline how she thinks about conditioning her own body for straps work. Working mostly with the shoulders, conditioning for straps seems blindingly complex and hard to figure out! She will break down types of straps work and provide helpful progressions for conditioning each of these types.

Prerequisites: Students should have a regular straps practice; conditioning will presented at multiple levels

Scorpions w/ Mykelle Walton $42 Purchase required to enroll

Rope

This rope workshop will challenge your inversions and help capture a skill that is fundamental in aerial rope: the scorpion. We will look at the basics of posting while pulling, balance, and shaping of the skill, as well as different entries from above and below. If students want to we will also go over technique of the elephant press into scorpion, and beats into scorpion.

Prerequisites: Invert easily with straight arms on vertical apparatus. Be able to use one hand holds to transition briefly on rope. Have a stable posting arm in back balance.

Shoulders for Overhead Artists w/ Jenna Ciotta $36 Purchase required to enroll

Silks Sequencing Lab $42 Purchase required to enroll

We all know one of the hardest parts of training aerial fabric is keeping stamina in the air. Join Jessa to gain some pointers about slowing down, finding shapes and milking some classic silks skills in order to create a smoother and more lyrical practice in the air.

Pre-requisites: Silks level 151 or higher.

Sling Bearing w/ Tyler Shaqiri $42 Purchase required to enroll

Sling

In this workshop, we will learn how to flow and be unapologetically traffic stopping beautiful. You will also be encouraged to choose your own adventure and seek your own expression.

Prerequisites: Students should be able to invert in the air and have basic fluency on the apparatus.

Splits for Silks $42 Purchase required to enroll

Come get a little split stronger and prepare for those #splitsforclaps! Join Jessa for this workshop that targets active flexibility training in order to give you the best splits in the air. This workshop will include a half-hour floor warm-up, with a focus on hips and legs. A proper split warm-up is important for any apparatus and we will go over key points before taking our splits into the air. We will work on some familiar split variations on silks, so you can see the difference in your splits right away, as well as a couple of fresh shapes which are directly translated from a split-informed grounded warmup.

A note about this class: this is not a flexibility class. Our goal is not to improve the end reach of our splits (though, these exercises can help you increase your range) But rather focus on safe, active, splits in the air.

Pre-requisites: advanced beginner on aerial silks, foot locks in the air.

Sassy and Sneaky Sling Sequences $36 Purchase required to enroll

Come explore a sling sequence that incorporates numerous rolls utilizing new entrances and sneaky foot changes. There is even a beauty roll!

Pre-requisites: Must be able to do a pullover and a seated pull up.

Serious Straddle Ups $22 Purchase required to enroll

Want a better straddle in the air? Maybe you struggle with lifting your legs in a straddle up, maybe you want 2023 to be the year you banish your micro-bend—no matter what it is keeping your straddle from reaching its full wingspan, this floor based workshop will provide you with drills and skills to fix it!

We’ll take a look at some of the most common flexibility limitations hampering the inverted straddle, gain a better understanding of where these blocks come from, and learn techniques, stretches, and drills to address them. You’ll go home with new tools that you can incorporate into your warm ups, cool down, and conditioning to get the straddle you deserve.

Pre-requisites: None

Sling Drops w/ Lauren Breunig $48 Purchase required to enroll

Drops on any apparatus add dynamic excitement to your choreography, and sling gives us many opportunities to flip, slide, and roll! In this workshop, you will refine your drop technique that will help you on sling and beyond. You will learn how to build stacking drops by putting different drop elements, and we will explore some of the drop pathways that are unique to this fabric loop.

You do not need sling experience for this workshop, but you must have experience with drops on other apparatuses. In particular, you must be familiar with the concept of striking/slowing or stopping your momentum in a forward rotating drop like a dive/salto or 360. You do not need to be able to fully stop, but you must have some experience with this technique in order to take this workshop.

Prerequisites: high intermediate aerial student, must be able to invert in the air with good form throughout class and be comfortable with pullovers. Able to safely wrap and drop a 360 and/or salto on silks, rope, or sling with no coaching. Familiar with the concept of striking (controlling your momentum in a forward rotating drop)

Sneaky Lyra Transitions w/Megan Mallouk $42 Purchase required to enroll

Learn to utilize every inch of the hoop in this brain tickling sequence workshop. Students will have the opportunity to learn a choreographed hoop combo that will have them twist, roll, and slither, through unexpected level changes, and sneaky transitions.

Pre-requisites: This workshop is intended for currently practicing aerialists who are comfortable inverting, have a back balance, and the strength and stamina to hold themselves in poses for extended periods of time.

Spin Cycle: Intro to Lyra Spins $22 Purchase required to enroll

The better the technique, the bigger the spin! Let’s lay a solid foundation for those big spins, including centering both under and in the hoop, plus introducing flare pathways. Bring a way to film yourself - we will have in-workshop video review so you can take breaks and let your body recover. Come hydrated and bring some ginger/ peppermint/ candy along as well!

Prerequisites: Unassisted entry to the hoop and a 20 second long hang from the top bar or under the bar. A straddle inversion is needed for a flare, but I can give progressions for participants that are still working on their straddle up.

Required Materials - a way to differentiate your legs (different colored socks, a scrunchie, etc) plus a phone for in-workshop video review. Ginger or peppermint may also be helpful for nausea.

Straps Banger w/ Tyler Shaqiri $42 Purchase required to enroll

Straps

In this workshop, we will work to create dynamic movement through a plethora of beats, swings and orbits.

Prerequisites: Students should be able to invert and have basic fluency on the apparatus.

Straps Sequencing w/ Mykelle Walton $48 Purchase required to enroll

In this workshop Mykelle will present some of her combinations and sequencing that she has created on straps. This workshop will function as a repertory overview, introducing students to three new combos; under the straps, on top, and in between!

Prerequisites: Straight arm inversions and a stable and strong stalder hold (straddle) when on top of the straps.

Squirrely Sling Sequencing w/ Lauren Breunig $48 Purchase required to enroll

Take your practice to the next level in this workshop that will focus on twisty transitions and creative choreography! We will focus on smoothing out connections between skills, and you will learn several new sequences that will challenge your body and brain. No sling experience is required, though participants must be at an intermediate level on an aerial apparatus and be able to invert in the air with good form multiple times throughout class.

Prerequisites: inversions in the air with good form, solid front balance and back balance

Tippy Lyra Transitions w/ Jenna Ciotta $50 Purchase required to enroll

For students who have learned the basics of this apparatus or for students who feel a great degree of comfort on another bar apparatus. This workshop will push you out of your comfort zone and onto an apparatus that often feels incredibly unpredictable. Students will learn a choreography on the tippy hoop, all while discussing what makes a tippy tip and how to develop understanding and control.

Pre-requisites: students should feel comfortable inverting without tagging and have some previous experience on a bar apparatus.

To Infinity Rolls and Beyond! $42 Purchase required to enroll

Sling

Put your seatbelts on, and get ready to roll! There are a multitude of sling wraps in which you can roll endlessly backward and forward. Learn the key components of a good infinity roll wrap, then learn how to roll through some familiar wraps as well as multiple new, unique ones, and feel empowered to create your own. Slings will be rigged on double-swivel points for maximum fun!

Prerequisites: Sling experience not required; but students must be level 2+ on sling or lyra, or level 151+ on silks, and be comfortable pulling over to hips repeatedly without tagging.

Trapeze for Squirrels $42 Purchase required to enroll

Get ready, gremlins! This workshop is perfect for those who aren’t scared to get a little squirrely in the trapeze ropes. We will work on a sequence intended to wind up and down the trapeze, using all the best real estate and finding hidey holes for our acorns.

Pre-requisites: Open to intermediate bar students, must be able to perform ball tucks under the bar, front balance rollups, and pullover to hip hang. Inverts are a plus.

Trapeze Translations $36 Purchase required to enroll

Lyra and trapeze are exactly the same, except different. In this workshop, we will look at some classic lyra poses and sequences and how they translate to the straight bar. Get a feel for familiar moves on an unfamiliar apparatus and learn a few trapeze-specific variations!

Pre-requisites: Great for students with previous lyra or bar experience, but all beginners welcome.

Trapeze "X"plorations $42 Purchase required to enroll

Dance Trapeze

Grab hold and find out what happens when you cross the ropes on your trapeze! We will be Xploring shapes above the bar and on it, learning different placements for the X on the body, practicing releases, and looking into the theory behind what crossing the ropes can mean to your flow and sequence building.

Prerequisites: Execute a pull up from sitting on the bar. Execute a ball tuck below the bar. Having an invert in the ropes will be a plus, but not required.

Triple Threat: Lyra, Trapeze, Sling $36 Purchase required to enroll

Lyra, Trapeze, Sling

Is sling a squishy trapeze? Can a trapeze be a lyra with ropes? Let’s explore the crossover between “sister” apparatuses and see how each one has their own personality that can change the same shape idea in different ways! We will learn a single sequence that can be done on all three apparatuses and play with the unique pathways that each one has to offer.

Prerequisites - existing practice on a bar apparatus (level 1+) and fabric (Sling 1+ or Silks 150)

Tumbling Skills and Drills $36 Purchase required to enroll

Whether you’re looking to level up your ground acrobatics skills or explore a fun way to cross-train for aerials, this workshop is for you! You will find ways to spice up basic tumbling skills and work on progressions towards more advanced skills.

Pre-requisites: Cartwheel and forward roll

Ups & Downs of C-Shaping w/ Rachel Rees $48 Purchase required to enroll

Learn how to control your body on the rope and defy gravity with the magical power of C-Shaping! In The Ups and Downs of C Shaping, we will demystify this powerful skill set, learning drills and skills that will have you rolling up and down the rope with control, harnessing more core strength and intention in static shapes like the back balance.

Beginning with accessible drills on the ground then applying this knowledge to skills in the air, this workshop is suitable for advanced beginner - advanced level rope students. Students must be comfortable inverting in the air multiple times throughout the class. Familiarity with hipkey, s-wrap, single and double star drop wraps, and working towards back balance will help you get the most out of this workshop. Questions if this workshop is right for you? Email Rachel at rmrees13@gmail.com

Youth Diabolo $15 Purchase required to enroll

A kid-friendly diabolo workshop for ALL LEVELS! This workshop is led by Dani Lee and there will be something for everyone. Whether you are picking up the diabolo for the first time or you're looking to increase your vocabulary and skills, this workshop is for you.

Diabolos provided but if you have your own please bring

Youth Duo Lyra $36 Purchase required to enroll

Grab a friend and join coaches Crystal and Jen for a fun duo Lyra sequence. Learn how to coordinate your moves and try some classic duo Lyra poses.

Prerequisites: ATA youth students that can perform a pullover front balance on silks, climb to the top of the silks, 5 seated pull ups with ease. If you are unsure if you meet these requirements, please ask a coach before enrolling.

Youth Flexibility: Foundations for Contortion $22 Purchase required to enroll

In this workshop created specifically for youth students who want to hone and push their flexibility we’ll focus on building strength, control, and technique in skills we already have. Class will be centered around drop backs and active backbending technique, squaring splits and working towards oversplits, and the differences and overlap between pancake and middle splits.

Pre-requisites: Students must be comfortable pushing up into a bridge from the ground and holding for 15 seconds

Youth Lyra: Rolls $36 Purchase required to enroll

Students will learn a series of rolls. We will then add poses and a spin to their favorite roll to create a sequence.

Pre-requisites: ATA youth silks 2 students and higher. If you are unsure if you meet these requirements, please ask a coach before enrolling.

Youth Rope $36 Purchase required to enroll

Calling all curious youths! Have you ever wanted to try the corde lisse?! Come learn special rope tricks and skills and leave with a super fun sequence. Even better, you can take this material and translate it to the silks, expanding your practice even more!

Prerequisites: Youth 4+ or permission from instructor

Youth Sling Sequencing $36 Purchase required to enroll

This class is specifically for ATA youth aerial students who want an opportunity to work on a variety of rolls and similar movements in the sling. Students will learn rolls including angel, candlestick, generator and an infinity roll. We will also look at a fancy move to get into a front balance. *Please note that this will be new sling material for those that have attended a prior youth sling workshop.

Pre-requisites: Open to all ATA youth students that can do a pullover in the knot on silks

Youth Dance Trapeze $36 Purchase required to enroll

Join Jessa to cover some trapeze basics and get a feel for a low flying trapeze bar.
Geared toward youth students with aerial experience.

Prerequisites: None!

Wheel Downs: Ways In // Ways Out w/ Mykelle Walton $42 Purchase required to enroll

In this exploratory fabric workshop we will turn our focus to wheel down technique. We will examine the basic theory of the wrap, as well as some of the many creative entries and exits. How does core connection help us achieve this seemingly weightless drop? While some instruction will be step by step skills, I will also push students to creatively (and safely) explore the wrap and descent.

Pre-requisites: Solid inversion multiple times into catchers. Be comfortable moving through a back balance with hands. Ability to think clearly and calmly in the air.

Vitamins: Dynamic Drills and Skills w/ Jenna Ciotta $144 Purchase required to enroll

Dynamic skills take time, consistency, and an understanding of the body mechanics behind the movement. This class aims to give you all three of these things. If you're new to dynamic movement (including beats, rolls, and release skills) and want to know how to begin, or if you're familiar with some of these things but need the motivation to take your damn vitamins on the regular, then this is for you! We'll hang hoops and trapezes and all bar artists are welcome to attend!


For bar students level 3+, or pullover without tagging and a comfortable single knee hang with instructor permission

Youth Performance: A Circus Odyssey $44 Purchase required to enroll

Aerial Hoop Intensive $300 Purchase required to enroll




Join Air Temple Arts November 12th + 13th for a weekend lyra intensive featuring three amazing hoop coaches: Jenna Ciotta, Megan Mallouk, and Mykelle Walton.


Over the course of the weekend we’ll dive deep into dynamic skills, c-shaping, snaking, spinning, splits and getting creative both above and below the bar.


This workshop is intended for intermediate+ hoop artists with a regular practice. Click here for more information

Prerequisites – Students should be comfortable with the follow skills and abilities: Pullover to a solid front balance without tagging the bar, back balance, invert to the top of hoop without feet, moving around the bar with a variety of grips and body shelves.

Auto-enrollment fee $5 per class No purchase required to enroll

Group Jump Rope w/Cirque Us $50 Purchase required to enroll

Incorporating Movement Into Your Juggling w/ CIRQUE US $45 Purchase required to enroll

This intermediate/advanced juggling workshop will focus on incorporating movement
and/or dance into your juggling. Participants will learn techniques on how to create
sequences and patterns involving the whole body. All styles of juggling and movement
can be explored!


Prerequisites: Students should be comfortable juggling 3 objects and bring their desired
juggling proper

Acro Dance 101 w/ CIRQUE US $45 Purchase required to enroll

This workshop is designed for anyone looking to learn the basics of acro dance.
Participants will learn foundational skills focusing on smoothly moving in and out of the
ground, variations on common acrobatic elements, and how to sequence movements
together. Anyone with previous acro dance experience is also welcome to join to further
progress skills and sequences.


Prerequisites: No experience necessary, open to dancers, movers, acrobats, or anyone
who wants to explore how their body can move.

Aerial Classes

Chinese Pole 1+ (instructor permission required) $96 Purchase required to enroll

In this class we'll work on the fundamentals of Chinese Pole--a variety of climbs, sits, and poses, introducing more dynamic and strength based skills as students are ready. Class will end with learning how to use the pole for strengthening and conditioning. Chinese Pole is a challenging, but extremely rewarding apparatus! Students will want to wear jeans and clothes that will cover their armpits and midriff. Please bring clean, soft soled athletic shoes such as Feiyue martial arts shoes or adidas wrestling shoes.

Pre-requisites: Students must be able to complete 1 pull up without assistance. Prior aerial or acrobatic experience required. Requires permission from instructor to join if you were not enrolled in this pole class for the previous session.

Chinese Pole 2+ (instructor permission required) $96 Purchase required to enroll

Intro to Silks $128 Purchase required to enroll

This level is for students who are brand new to aerials, or who are still working on getting comfortable with aerial equipment. Students in this level may not yet be able to climb the fabric or invert on the apparatus without significant help from the instructor. 100 Level classes are for gaining familiarity and comfort with aerial equipment, and learning how your body works in space.

Silks 150/151 $128 Purchase required to enroll

This level is for students who are able to climb the fabrics and perform foot locks either on the ground or from a climb. Students in this level have either completed level 100 at ATA, or have had basic instruction elsewhere, and have the basic body strength necessary for aerial arts. 150 level classes are for learning more complex poses, learning to invert on the fabric, and learning ‘core’ principles of aerial work.

Silks 200 $128 Purchase required to enroll

200 Level (Intermediate): This level is for students who are comfortable inverting with minimal jumping and swinging. Fabric students should be comfortable with climbing, performing foot lock from several climbs and climbing into a hip key from a same side knee hook. This level is for learning to invert comfortably in the air, building stamina and beginning to work with the basic drops.

Silks 200 Adagio $96 Purchase required to enroll

200 Level (Intermediate): This level is for students who are comfortable inverting with minimal jumping and swinging. Fabric students should be comfortable with climbing, performing foot lock from several climbs and climbing into a hip key from a same side knee hook. This level is for learning to invert comfortably in the air, building stamina and beginning to work with the basic drops.

Silks 250 (instructor permission required) $96 Purchase required to enroll

200 Level (Intermediate): This level is for students who are comfortable inverting with minimal jumping and swinging. Fabric students should be comfortable with climbing, performing foot lock from several climbs and climbing into a hip key from a same side knee hook. This level is for learning to invert comfortably in the air, building stamina and beginning to work with the basic drops.

Silks 300/350 (Instructor permission required) $128 Purchase required to enroll

Students should be comfortable inverting in the air and performing a hipkey in the air.

Silks 400+ (instructor permission required) $128 Purchase required to enroll

Silks 450+ (instructor permission required) $128 Purchase required to enroll

This level is for students who are comfortable with being in the air and performing short sequences easily. Students should need no assistance to invert in the air, and should be familiar with with drops and dynamic movements. 300 level classes are for learning to create choreography, learning complex drops and sequences, and building greater strength, stamina and flexibility.

Aerial Conditioning w/ Lauren Uvino $128 Purchase required to enroll

This class will focus on strengthening all right muscles, big and small, to help you gain strength in the air. We will work with exercises both on the ground and in the air to help you build strength. All levels welcome.

Intro to Lyra $128 Purchase required to enroll

This level is for students who are brand new to aerials, or who are still working on getting comfortable with aerial equipment. Students in this level may not yet be able to invert on the apparatus without significant help from the instructor. 100 Level classes are for gaining familiarity and comfort with aerial equipment, and learning how your body works in space.

Lyra 200 Adagio $128 Purchase required to enroll

This class includes all of the same material in our curriculum introduced at a gentler pace, with a focus on modifications to fit your body’s needs. Students in level 1+ have either completed the intro level ATA, or have had basic instruction elsewhere.
Student is comfortable with knee hangs, sitting based poses and inverting from the ground without instructor’s assistance, but with the aid of tagging if necessary. Students in this level have either completed the intro level ATA, or have had basic instruction elsewhere.

Lyra 200 $128 Purchase required to enroll

Student is comfortable with knee hangs, sitting based poses and inverting from the ground without instructor’s assistance, but with the aid of tagging if necessary. Students in this level have either completed the intro level ATA, or have had basic instruction elsewhere.

Lyra 350 (instructor permission required) $128 Purchase required to enroll

This level is for students who can invert onto the apparatus, and pull over into a front balance without jumping, swinging, or tagging. Students should be able to hold a front balance without using their hands, and invert to the top bar, or from the belly of the sling without feet. Level 3 classes are for learning more complex rolls, beginning dynamic movement such as beats from hanging, and more complex sequencing, drops, and strength skills.

Lyra 400 (instructor permission required) $128 Purchase required to enroll

Pre-requisites: long hang beats, pike beats with proper form, can do pull-ups throughout class

Lyra Spins $128 Purchase required to enroll

Open to all levels of spin enthusiasts with a focus on beginning flare technique and centered spins, both under and in the hoop! BYO ginger :)

Intro to Sling $128 Purchase required to enroll

This level is for students who are brand new to aerials, or who are still working on getting comfortable with aerial equipment. Students in this level may not yet be able to invert on the apparatus without significant help from the instructor. 100 Level classes are for gaining familiarity and comfort with aerial equipment, and learning how your body works in space.

Sling 300+ $96 Purchase required to enroll

This level is for students who can invert onto the apparatus, and pull over into a front balance without jumping, swinging, or tagging. Students should be able to hold a front balance without using their hands, and invert from the belly of the sling without feet. Level 3 classes are for learning more complex rolls, beginning dynamic movement such as beats from hanging, and more complex sequencing, drops, and strength skills.

Dance Trapeze 150 $128 Purchase required to enroll

Students should be comfortable with knee hangs, sitting based poses and inverting from the ground without instructor’s assistance, but with the aid of jumping or their feet if necessary. Students in this level have either completed level 100 at ATA, or have had basic instruction elsewhere, and have the basic body strength necessary for aerial arts. 150 level classes are for learning more complex poses, learning to invert on the fabric, and learning ‘core’ principles of aerial work.

Dance Trapeze 200 $128 Purchase required to enroll

Corde Lisse 200 $128 Purchase required to enroll

Prerequisites: Students should have an existing practice on a vertical apparatus, can invert in the air throughout the class, windmill hip keys in the air, and strong shoulder engagement.

Intro to Straps $128 Purchase required to enroll

Prerequisites: A straps practice requires healthy shoulders and good engagement. Students should be at an intermediate+ level on their primary apparatus and able to complete the following: must be able to kick up to a handstand against the wall, do 5 pushups with good form, must be able to invert in the air multiple times, able to complete one pull up, and can pullover to a comfortable front balance on a bar or sling.

Aerial Straps Level 1+ (instructor permission required) $128 Purchase required to enroll

Welcome to the challenging but rewarding world of aerial straps! This class is focused on building strength and control to begin safely working towards straps strength skills and confidence in working from long arms.

Students will work on building strength and control for various poses (planches, meathooks, skin-the-cat, etc.).

Prerequisites: A straps practice requires healthy shoulders and good engagement. Students should be at an intermediate+ level on their primary apparatus and able to complete the following: must be able to kick up to a handstand against the wall, do 5 pushups with good form, must be able to invert in the air multiple times, able to complete one pull up, and can pullover to a comfortable front balance on a bar or sling.

Aerial Straps Jam $60 Purchase required to enroll

Straps Jam is a new, weekly lab for straps practitioners of all levels. This time is moderated and spotted but not taught in a class-style setting. Each week will feature conditioning prompts and space to work on skills and build creativity and sequencing.Students will be primarily self-directed, with a coach on hand to offer modifications and ensure good technique and safe shoulders.

Pre-requisites: This class is open to all current straps students of any level. Students must have at least two consecutive sessions of straps at Air Temple or equivalent experience elsewhere.

Intro to Static Trapeze $128 Purchase required to enroll

This level is for students who are brand new to aerials, or who are still working on getting comfortable with aerial equipment. Students in this level may not yet be able to invert on the apparatus without significant help from the instructor. 100 Level classes are for gaining familiarity and comfort with aerial equipment, and learning how your body works in space.

Static Trapeze 150 $128 Purchase required to enroll

Students should be comfortable with knee hangs, sitting based poses and inverting from the ground without instructor’s assistance, but with the aid of jumping or their feet if necessary. Students in this level have either completed level 100 at ATA, or have had basic instruction elsewhere, and have the basic body strength necessary for aerial arts. 150 level classes are for learning more complex poses, learning to invert on the fabric, and learning ‘core’ principles of aerial work.

Low Flying Dance Trapeze $128 Purchase required to enroll

Let’s get LOW! Find connection between floor and bar with unique movement that can only be enjoyed on a trapeze rigged low to the ground. We will work both below and above the bar on small sequences designed to help personal expression with our dance partner the trapeze.

Prerequisites: none, but beginner bar experience, and comfort spinning both helpful

Circus Classes

Intro to Partner Acro $128 Purchase required to enroll

In this mini-session we’ll dive into the basics of circus-style, or standing, partner acrobatics. We’ll break our foundational skills into their composite parts to build a safe, effective, and efficient partner acro practice!

This mini session will begin with a focus on counterbalance and bone-stacking based skills, moving on to dance lifts, transitions, and more complicated pathways as students are ready. We’ll look at a variety of progressions for people of different levels, as well as multiple entries and exits to certain skills. For those who are feeling feisty, we’ll explore sequence building and choreography options.

All students will be able to try basing, flying, and switching as desired. Beginners and dabblers welcome—no partner needed—we’ll get you started on the right foot!

Note: This is not an acro-yoga class. The majority of skills will be based from standing.

**The first class on June 2nd will begin at 2:05, the remainder will being at 2:30**

Sign up with a partner and get 5% off. Use code ACRODISCOUNT at checkout

Prerequisites: All students should be able to hold a 30 second hollow body with good form, be comfortable kicking up to a handstand (no hold necessary) in free space, and be able to do three push ups and ten squats with good form.

Handstands and Inversions 1/2 $112 Purchase required to enroll

If you've ever wanted to walk on your hands, this class is for you. This class will work on handstands, and handstand based skills as well as learning all that goes into these impressive skills. We'll work on increasing shoulder strength and mobility as well. Classes start with an instructor led warm-up and stretching, followed by conditioning at the end.

prerequisite: comfortable attempting cartwheels

Juggle This! $60 Purchase required to enroll

Want to learn how to juggle? Ready to move beyond the basics of your cascade?

In this class, appropriate for all novice and beginner jugglers, we’ll lock in the fundamentals of a cascade. For those with a solid cascade we’ll work on basic patterns and site swaps, progressing to club juggling, or hoop and ring specific skills for those who are interested.

Topics covered will include balances, kick ups, fancy tosses, starts, flourishes, collects and more. Feel free to request skills and material!

Prerequisites: none! Class can accommodate students who want to focus on a single prop as well as students who want to sample.

All Levels Flexibility $112 Purchase required to enroll

If you’re looking to take your flexibility to the next level, this class is for you! Come learn how to open and stretch the parts of the body most used in circus work, including the hamstrings, the hip flexors, the quads, the upper and lower back and the shoulders.

Youth Classes

Youth Silks Level 1 $112 Purchase required to enroll

Open to youths new to aerials. No experience or prerequisites required.

Youth Silks Level 1 (ages 6-7) $112 Purchase required to enroll

Level 1 for ages 6-7

Youth Silks Level 1+ $112 Purchase required to enroll

Level 1+: Students must have completed the level 1 curriculum. Must be able to perform a clean tuck in the air, French climb to the top of the silks with a safe inchworm down and can put on double footlocks with ease.

Youth Silks Level 1+ (3 week session) $84 Purchase required to enroll

Level 1+: Students must have completed the level 1 curriculum. Must be able to perform a clean tuck in the air, French climb to the top of the silks with a safe inchworm down and can put on double footlocks with ease.

Youth Silks Level 3 $84 Purchase required to enroll

Youth Silks Level 2 (3 week session) $84 Purchase required to enroll

Youth Silks Level 2/2+ $112 Purchase required to enroll

Level 2: Students must be able to perform a controlled tuck roll back from the ground, Russian climb to the top of silks and perform a controlled split roll-up.

Youth Silks Level 4+ (instructor permission required) $112 Purchase required to enroll

This class focuses on building a solid foundation of skills and learning beginner-intermediate level tricks.
Prerequisites: stack knee hook climbs, clean bicycle climb, windmill hipkey from the ground

Youth Silks Level 5 (instructor permission required) $112 Purchase required to enroll

Open Studio

Open Studio $10 per class From $2 per visit with Open Studio Pass pass Purchase required to enroll

  • There will be no refunds for cancelations made less than 24 hours in advance
  • If a student is a no show, they lose their privilege to sign up in advance and any other time slots previously committed to will be taken away with no refunds

Youth Summer Programs

Youth Summer Circus Program $240 Purchase required to enroll

Aerial arts, creative movement and circus arts

Are you looking for a great summer circus experience?

Join us for our Air Temple Summer Youth Program, returning for 2024! This program is perfect for students looking to hone their circus skills and beginners looking for a new challenge in a fun, safe, and supportive environment! This is a time to discover and explore circus arts, build community, focus, learn and most importantly, have fun! Students will have the opportunity to showcase skills on the last day to friends and family. (Time of showcase: TBD)

Program consists of: 

-Prop manipulation training (juggling, hooping, poi, diabolo..)

-Aerials (silks, aerial sling, lyra...)

-Partner acrobatics and human pyramids

-Choreography and artistic movement

-Flexibility training

-Games and Art

This program is open to students ages 6-16 and no circus experience is required. Experienced circus artists, prepare to push the boundaries even further!

Scholarships

Air Temple is offering partial scholarships for two students to join the week-long summer program! The scholarship will cover half of the enrollment fee ($120). The application is open to any youth interested in learning circus or continuing their circus journey.


Apply here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc7PTH09qSoLYhpVdNLUctdwP5WvVPIuOArynnCB63tmEnDpw/viewform?usp=sf_link

Private Lessons

Workshops and Pop-ups

Aerial Rave and Dance Party with DJ W.O.W. $15 Purchase required to enroll

The AERIAL RAVE returns with Multiplier’s very own, DJ W.O.W.!

This aerial rave will be a public event open to students and non-students, however aerial training will be for ATA students ONLY. You may bring friends to come and enjoy the music, spectacles and space!

Aerial raver - $15

Ground raver - $10, use code: GROUNDSCORE at checkout

-Show up in your best aerial-raving outfit but please, NO GLITTER.

-Aerialists should be expected to share apparatus

-All open studio policies apply

-This is a G-rated rave; no alcohol or drugs.

-PREPARE SEQUENCES This is not a policy but a strong piece of advice. Yes, this is essentially an open studio and you may train/condition within our safety guidelines however you wish, but having a list of sequences and tricks to work on can help you get the most out of the rave. Tricks you are unsure of, ask your coach BEFORE the rave.

Taster Classes

Sling Taster $10 Purchase required to enroll

Interested in sling? Come and try with this $10 taster! Open to aerialists and non-aerialists.
Pre-requisites: none