AERIAL CLASSES

Registration is now open! Class size is limited to 8 students. 
Fall Session begins after Labor Day!
 

 Summer Schedule 

Morning Summer Camp and Creation Labs

9 AM - 12 PM

Afternoon Summer Camp 

1 PM - 4 PM

Soar over 30

With Sonya

6-7:00 PM

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

Straps

With Maia

10:00 - 11:25 AM

 

Teen & Adult Open Gym

11:30 - 1:30 PM

SUNDAY

 Fall Schedule 

Open Gym

1:00 - 3:00

 

Apprentice

With Sonya

3:30 - 4:55 PM

Performance Co

With Sonya

5:00 - 6:55 PM

Soar over 30

With Sonya

7-8:00 PM

MONDAY

TUESDAY

Chickadee

With Maia

2:30 - 3:25 PM

 

Sea Otters

With Maia

3:30 - 4:25 PM

 

Dolphin

With Maia

4:30 - 5:55 PM

Teen (mixed level)

With Maia

6:00 - 7:25 PM

WEDNESDAY

Dolphin

With Sonya

2:00 - 3:25 PM

 

Swallow

With Sonya

3:30 - 4:25 PM

 

Dolphin

With Sonya

4:30 - 5:55 PM

Narwhal

With Sonya

6:00 - 7:25

THURSDAY

GYROKINESIS ® 

9:00 - 10:00 AM

Online with Sonya

 

Hummingbird

With Sonya

3:30 - 4:25 PM

Heron

With Sonya

4:30 - 5:25 PM

Novice Company

With Sonya

5:30 - 6:55 PM

FRIDAY

Hummingbird

With Sonya

3:30 - 3:55 PM

 

More Silks & Sling

With Sonya

4:00 - 5:25 PM

Company Aerial Technique

With Sonya

5:30 - 6:55 PM

SATURDAY

Straps

With Maia

10:00 - 11:25 AM

Teen & Adult Open Gym

11:30 PM - 1:30 PM

More Silk & Sling

With Flora

1:30 - 2:55 PM

SUNDAY

 
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Tuition 

 The monthly tuition is the average of 9 months of classes, divided equally (regardless of 2 or 5-week months). Autopay can be set up on your account online, for your convenience.

 

55 - 60 Minute Classes

85 Minute Classes

115 Minute Classes

 

$65

$85

$100

Monthly

 

$20

$25

N/A

Drop-in

 

$15

$20

N/A

Trial Class

Private Lessons

$60-80/hour 1-2 people

$20/per person 3+ people

Our excellent teaching staff is available for pod classes and privates.

 

Beginner

 
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CHICKADEE

Tuesday 2:30 - 3:25

With Maia

 

Chickadee (ages 3.5-5) is a safe first introduction to flying and creative movement. Caregivers are encouraged to participate in the first half of class to learn safety on the equipment, then step back during the guided play on the equipment in the second half.

Prerequisites: None. 

 
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HUMMINGBIRD

Thursday 3:30 - 4:25

Friday 3:00 - 3:55

With Maia or Sonya

 

Hummingbird (5-6 years) is the beginning aerial class for our youngest flyers. Games, creative movement, strength and skill building are combined for a safe and fun entrance to aerial apparatus.

Prerequisites: none. 

 
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SWALLOW

Wednesday 3:30 - 4:25

With Sonya

 

Swallow (7-8 years) allows slightly older beginners to be challenged while still focusing on the joy of aerial play. Creative movement guides our introduction to skills and sequences on  silks, trapeze, rope, and hoop.

Prerequisites: none. 

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HERON

Thursday 4:30 - 5:25

With Sonya

 

Heron  (9-11 years) is the perfect place for your older elementary student to get through the awkward beginnings and find the fun in the air. Building strength through skills and sequences on silks, trapeze, hoop and rope, students are supported and challenged.

Prerequisites: none. 

 
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TEEN AERIAL

Tuesday 6:00 - 7:25

With Maia

 

It is never too late to start! Teen Aerial (13+) is a mixed level class and safe space for teens to challenge themselves. Working on silks, rope, trapeze and hoop students are presented appropriate opportunities and challenges to build strength and creativity.

Prerequisites: none. 

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Intermediate

 
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SEA OTTER

Tuesday 3:30 - 4:25

With Maia

 

Sea Otter  (6-7 years) is the next step after Hummingbirds, challenging our youngest flyers who have mastered the basics and are hungry for more! Working on silks, hoop, rope and trapeze students continue to build strength through play.

Prerequisites: Climb on fabric, comfortably invert. 

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DOLPHIN

Tuesday 4:30 - 5:55

Wednesday 2:00 - 3:25

Wednesday 4:30 - 5:55

With Maia or Sonya

 

Dolphin (7-9 years) challenges the young intermediate aerialists ready for more complicated sequences and difficult skills on  all apparatus. Safety and fun remain priorities as student begin to express themselves individually.

Prerequisites: Footlocks on fabric, straddle in the air.

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NARWHAL

Wednesday 6:00 - 7:25

With Sonya

 

Narwhal (10-12 years)  students have graduated from learning basic wraps, climbs, poses, and qualities of movement. A longer class time allows serious students to build confidence, strength and flexibility is developed through skills performed on silks, trapeze, hoop, and rope  at greater heights with longer sequences. Students also begin to develop skills to express their unique voice in performance.

Prerequisites: Comfortably Russian and French climb, invert, footlock. 

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MORE LYRA & TRAPEZE

TBA

 

More Lyra & Trapeze (8+) is an opportunity for dedicated students to really dive into new skills on Lyra (hoop) and trapeze (finally!!) with Sonya.  This is great as a second class each week, or for those who are really ready to specialize.

Prerequisites: Comfortably mount, hang by knees, pull over (with assistance).

 
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MORE SILKS & SLING

Friday 4:00 - 5:25

With Sonya

Saturday 1:30 - 2:55

With Flora

 

More Silk & Sling  (8+) is an opportunity for dedicated students to really dive into new skills on silk and sling.  Flora will bring her magic and experience as a teacher to offer challenging sequences and drops. This is great as a second class each week, or for those who are really ready to specialize.

Prerequisites: Comfortably Russian and French climb, invert, footlock. 

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Company Classes

 
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NOVICE COMPANY

Thursday 5:30 - 6:55 PM

With Sonya

 

The first in the series of Company classes, serious students are challenged to learn and create small pieces of choreography on aerial silks, trapeze, sling and lyra. A second class each week is recommended but not required.

 Prerequisites: Instructor Approval

 
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APPRENTICE COMPANY

Monday 3:30 - 4:55 PM 

With Sonya

 

The Apprentice Company is an opportunity for serious students, skilled in aerial artistry, strength, flexibility, and performance professionalism to experience the responsibility and reward of being part of a company. They train once a week on all apparatus, continuing to develop skills, choreography and individual performance presence. The Novice company is central to end of year productions both as performers and behind the scenes.

Prerequisites: Instructor Approval

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PERFORMANCE COMPANY

Monday 5:00 - 6:55 PM

With Sonya

 

The Performance Company is the next step in company membership and artistic development. Students demonstrate technical and artistic excellence, both on the floor and in the air with multiple apparatus.  Students are expected to train twice a week, in the Performance Company class as well as a More Silk & Sling class or the Company Technique class. The Performance Company may audition for larger roles, creatively and technically, in the end of year productions.

 Prerequisites: Instructor Approval

 
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COMPANY AERIAL TECHNIQUE

Friday 5:30-6:55

With Sonya

 

Company members deepen skills on all apparatus - including aerial silks, trapeze, sling, and lyra to build strength, flexibility, and vocabulary for future creation. 

 

Prerequisites: Instructor approval

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Adult Classes

 
 
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SOAR OVER 30

Monday 6:00 - 7:00 PM

With Sonya

 

SOAR (Simply Overcoming Aerial Resistance!) Have you always wanted to try, but think you aren't strong enough? This is the perfect class for you! Aimed for the 30+ crowd who can't do a pull up, we will build the strength you want, while you are distracted by the fun of flying!

 

Prerequisites: None 

 
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OPEN GYM

Saturday 11:30 - 1:30 PM

 

Time to practice!  This is a supervised open space to make up missed classes and review material learned in class at Ashland Aerial Arts. There will be NO INSTRUCTION, only safety supervision during this time. Experienced aerialists who would like to train may have access by contacting AshlandAerialArts@gmail.com.

Prerequisites: Current Student

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GYROKINESIS ® 

ONLINE Thursday  9:00 - 10:00 AM

With Sonya

 

This class fluidly works from the spine outward, with rhythmic, undulating and dance-like exercises that stimulate the internal organs, decompresses the joints, and shapes the muscles. 

Join here.

Prerequisites: None

 
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STRAPS

Saturday 10:30 - 11:20 AM

With Maia

 

A challenge for experienced aerialists! Careful warm up and preparatory exercises build the shoulder strength and stability necessary for spinning, single arm hanging and other straps skills.

Prerequisites: Inversions in the air

 
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BUNGEE HIJINKS

TBA

With Sonya

 

Underwater? On the Moon? In a Johnny Jump Up? Bungee can take you there! Three weeks of bouncing fun, and the chance to learn a hilarious, seasonally appropriate bit of bungee choreography.

$55/$20 Drop-in

Prerequisites: None