Adult Classes

 

Adult Class Schedule

Schedule for November – December 2021
All Classes are 5 weeks

All classes are for Adults  (over 17) except for Kids Classes (9-16).

Firefly is participating in the Restriction Exemption Program.
We require proof of vaccination (both doses)
Masks are currently mandatory but this may change, pending case numbers.
Our adapted programming includes: – Limited Class Size
– Social Distanced Aerial Points
– Sanitization Between Classes

If it’s your first time here – welcome!

You’ll have to fill in one of these: Adult Liability Form​

Registration Info for All Classes

Our adapted programming includes:
-Limited Class Size-
– Social Distanced Aerial Points –
 – Individual Apparatus – 
 – No Equipment Sharing – 
– Sanitization Between Classes –

  • Classes are held at FIREFLY’S STUDIO @ 8540 ROPER ROAD
  • All registrations must be paid in full to confirm a place in class.
  • There is a $25 annual registration fee per student, valid from Sept. 1st, 2020 until Dec. 31st, 2021 (extended because of COVID-19.)
  • There are new policies and protocol for dealing with COVID-19.  They are listed on our website homepage.  Please familiarize yourself with them before coming to our studio.
  • Masks must be worn in all common spaces, once you are on your training island you may remove your mask.
  • If you have filled out the COVID-19 Waiver Addendum once, you do not have to do it again.

Start Your Journey Here

 

BEGINNING AERIAL SILKS HAMMOCK

No Experience Necessary

This is the class to begin your journey as an aerialist. Learn to move yourself in, out and around a low aerial silks hammock.

*Students may need to repeat this class before moving on to Level 1

Beg Aerial Silks Hammock

Sunday: Nov 14th – Dec 12th
3:45- 4:45pm
Instructor: Alexa De Grace

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BEGINNING TRAPEZE & HOOP – No Experience Necessary

Interested in the Trapeze or Hoop? Start Here! Balances, Spins, Inversions and more!
*Students may need to repeat this class before moving on t Level 1*Students may need to repeat this class before moving on to Level 1

Beg. Trapeze and Hoop

Thursday: Nov 11th- Dec 9th
6:00 -7:00pm
Instructor: Michalene Giesbrecht

Aerial Silks - Verticals Only

Aerial Silks

Instructor Permission Required for All Aerial Silks Classes.

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Vertical Level 1:

New Vertical Level 1 – Start here if you have taken Beginning Aerial Silks Hammock!
Sunday: Nov 14th – Dec 12th
2:30 – 3:30pm
Instructor: Alexa De Grace

Sunday: Nov 14th – Dec 12th
1:15 – 2:15pm
Instructor: Tara Bergen

Vertical Level 2:

Sunday: Nov 14th – Dec 12th
12:00 – 1:00pm
Instructor: Tara Bergen

Vertical Level 2-3:

Thursday: Nov 11th – Dec 9th
8:30 – 9:30pm
Instructor: Erin Dewar

Vertical Level 3:

Saturday: Nov 13th – Dec 11th
4:00 -5:00pm
Instructor: Erin Dewar

Monday: Nov 15th – Dec 13th
7:15 – 8:15pm
Instructor: Samara Sedmak

Vertical Level 3-4:

Monday: Nov 15th – Dec 13th
8:30 – 9:30pm
Instructor: Samara Sedmak

Vertical Level 3 & Up Daytime:

Wednesday: Nov 10th–Dec 8th
10:00–11:00am
Instructor: Stephanie Gruson

Vertical Level 4 – 5:

Tuesday: Nov 9th – Dec 7th
6:00– 7:00pm
Instructor: Stephanie Gruson

Vertical Level 5 – 6:

Tuesday: Nov 9th – Dec 7th
7:15 – 8:15pm
Instructor: Stephanie Gruson

Vertical Level 6:

Tuesday: Nov 9th – Dec 7th
8:30 – 9:30pm
Instructor: Stephanie Gruson

Trapeze and Hoop

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Trapeze and Hoop

Instructor Permission Required for All Trapeze and Hoop Classes Trapeze classes may include static trapeze, dance or single point trapeze, and aerial hoop.

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Trap/Hoop Level 1 – 2:

Saturday: Nov 13th – Dec 11th
2:45 – 3:45pm
Instructor: Carolyn Smith

Trap/Hoop Level 2:

Sunday: Nov 14th – Dec 12th
5:00 – 6:00pm
Instructor: Samara Sedmak

Trap/Hoop Level 2.5 – 3:

Wednesday: Nov 10th – Dec 8th
7:15 – 8:15pm
Instructor: Kelly Proudfoot

Thursday: Nov 11th – Dec 9th
7:15 – 8:15pm
Instructor: Michalene Giesbrecht

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Advanced Trapeze Transitions & Sequences

by Invite Only

Monday: Nov 15th – Dec 13th
6:00 -7:00pm
Instructor: Jason Adams

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Aerial Hoop Only Mixed Levels:

Wednesday: Nov 10th – Dec 8th
8:30 – 9:30pm
Instructor: Kelly Proudfoot

AERIAL SILKS LOOP aka HAMMOCK

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AERIAL SILKS LOOP aka HAMMOCK

Prerequisite is Beginner Aerial Silks Hammock, any Vertical Level class, or prior aerial experience.
A combination of Aerial Silks and Trapeze, the Silks Loop allows students to explore new movements while utilizing technique learned in various aerial disciplines. Aerial Silks Loop is a great class for people coming back to circus arts after a long break away.

Silks Loop Level 2:

Wednesday: Nov 10th – Dec 8th
6:00-7:00pm
Instructor: Michalene Giesbrecht

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STRETCH & STRENGTHEN AERIAL LOOP CLASS

No Experience Necessary!

Stretch your entire body in an Aerial Silks Loop while building grip strength and muscle tone simultaneously. It’s a great way to start your week.

Monday: Nov 15th – Dec 13th
9:30–10:30am
Instructor: Michalene Giesbrecht

Handstands

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HANDSTANDS! No Experience Necessary

Sunday: Nov 14th – Dec 12th
10:00 -11:00am
Instructor: Jason Adams

Aerial Fitness - Beginners Welcome!

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AERIAL FITNESS – Beginners Welcome!

If you want a fun and challenging workout – this is the class for you! We will be using aerial circus equipment as well as our body weight in our quest for a stronger, leaner, fitter body.

Weekend Warriors

Saturday: Nov 13th – Dec 11th
1:30 – 2:30pm
Instructor: Carolyn Smith

Noon Power Hour

Thursday: Nov 11th – Dec 9th
12:00 – 1:00pm
Instructor Michalene Giesbrecht

Open Studio

Open Studio

If you are a current Firefly student you may come to the gym for training time. You will be supervised but not instructed. This is your time to practice what you have learned in class and build strength on your own. For students aged 14 and up.
New COVID-19 info/guidelines: Each student has their own aerial point. You are allowed to use one piece of Firefly apparatus for the hour. We will do our best to give you your first choice.

Open Studio Training

Sundays: 6:15

Wednesdays: Noon

This link is for all the open studio sessions, sign up for each one you would like to attend.  All sessions are $20/each.

Temporary Policy Changes for 2021

IMPORTANT: Our cancellation policy has changed due to the global pandemic.

While we sympathize with everyone’s situation and we do not want students coming to the studio if they feel unwell, please note we will not be offering any refunds or class credits for classes cancelled. This has been an incredibly difficult time for small businesses, and we still have many fixed expenses to cover. We greatly appreciate your support and understanding.

We want to offer some flexibility for students who are feeling unwell and/or experiencing COVID-19 symptoms. We will be allowing students to sell the class they want to cancel to someone else. The student will be responsible to contact people from an official waitlist that will be provided by Firefly Circus Academy, and sell the class they plan to miss in order to mitigate their costs. This will be solely the responsibility of the students to arrange among themselves. Waitlists will be specific for each class; you can only sell your class to someone on the waitlist for that particular class. If you have any questions, contact Carol or Annie – aerialarts@fireflytheatre.com.

Firefly Circus Academy/Firefly Theatre and Circus reserves the right to cancel any class for lack of participants. For more information on the Firefly Circus Academy policies, please visit the FAQ section of our website https://www.fireflycircusacademy.com/f-a-q-s

As of October 25th, all students age 18 and over will be required to provide proof of 2 doses of vaccination, with the provision that both doses were received at least two weeks prior to coming to class. As of Nov 15th only a scannable QR code will be accepted as proof.

For the November session we will not be accepting negative PCR tests. For the safety of our students and staff only proof of vaccination will be accepted. As of Nov 15th only a scannable QR Code will be accepted as proof as per Alberta Health Services Requirements.

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