Winter 2021 Enrollment Open

Disclosure; Courses are fully refundable if a shutdown is required prior to the course start date. In the event that Aerial Arts of Rochester is required to close while a course is in session due to a mandated government shutdown to stop the spread of Covid - 19, will not issue any refunds. We will issue pro-rated account credits to each student. This credit, which will remain in your client account will never expire and may be used for other services. In addition, you may also transfer your credit to another person if you choose.
This policy is in place to protect our small business and to ensure that we can continue to offer circus arts to this community like we have over the past decade. We appreciate your support and on behalf of owners, William and Jennifer Dovidio, we stand with confidence in letting you know that Aerial Arts of Rochester will be able to reopen again and honor those funds.

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Circus Explorers

Want your child/tween to try aerial acrobatics? They'll explore a fabric and metal apparatus such as the hammock/silks and trapeze. In this entry level lesson, kids will be soaring with confidence and creativity! Lessons are scheduled with studio owners, Jennifer Dovidio or William Dovidio.

Individual lesson       $30                 30 Minutes
Bring a Buddy           $55                 45 Minutes

Lesson for 2

* Longer Lessons are also available

Aerial & Acro Play
Ages 3 - 5
with an adult

A unique experience for both an adult and child participant where movement is explored both in the air and on the ground. Using the aerial hammock, along with other fun activities such as partner acro, tumbling and swinging on the trapeze, children will build balance and coordination skills. Being in a safe and supportive environment will allow for confidence and creativity to soar. 30 Minutes in length.

Youth Circus Arts

Spinning Plates and Stilt Walking, balancing on Slackline and Flying with the Greatest of Ease on Trapeze? Your little acrobat is going to be the star of the show! With guided instruction and spotting for safety, children will be introduced to aerial acrobatics in addition to ground activities all inspired by the circus. Start your own private class. Just 4 participants required.

45 minutes.

Level 1
Youth Aerial
Ages 9 - 12

Experience what its like to be an aerial acrobat. At level 1 children will focus on (1) metal apparatus, the static trapeze and (1) fabric apparatus, the aerial hammock also known as sling. They will also learn silk knot and have a circus exploration day where students will have fun with apparatuses that we don't train on regularly. Our circus arts instructors will provide guided instruction in a safe and encouraging environment, where their confidence and creativity can soar. Dance concepts and ground acrobatics will also be a part of their training. 45 minutes.

* Adjustments have been made to this course due to covid, please click the Learn more/sign up button below for more details.

Level 2
Youth Aerial
* All Ages

Children will expand and build on their aerial skills in this course adding aerial silk fabrics and aerial hoop, also called lyra. This course requires instructor permission for enrollment, students will need adequate experience on the apparatuses. 

60 minutes.

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