Adult Classes

 

Spring Session begins March 31

Challenge yourself and have some fun in our safe, supportive, and creative environment. See how high you can fly!

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

If it’s your first time here – welcome!

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

Start Your Journey Here

 

Introduction to Aerial Arts

This is our ever-popular 6-week class designed for people who want to try aerial circus arts for the
first time. Students will be instructed on the trapeze, vertical rope, and aerial silks.
*Please note- students must attend a minimum of 4 out of the 6 weeks to move on to Level 1

Intro to Aerial Arts

Sunday: March 31st – May 12th
2:30 – 4:00pm
No Class April 21st
Class Fee: $186.00
Instructor: Samara Sedmak

Beginning Aerial Silks

Focus your circus training on the dramatic aerial silks. Various styles of silks will be used, including a
knotted silk or ‘hammock.’ The class is geared towards beginners without any experience or students
who have only taken the Introduction to Aerial Arts class.
*Please note- students must attend a minimum of 4 out of the 6 weeks to move on to Level 1

Beg Aerial Silks

Saturday: April 6th – May 25th
12:00 – 1:00pm
No Class April 20th or May 18th
Class Fee: $144.00
Instructor: Mackenzie Baert

Rope & Silks - Verticals Only

Rope & Silks

Prerequisite is Introduction to Aerial Arts, Beginner Aerial Silks, or prior aerial experience.  Ask your instructor if you are not sure which class to sign up for.

INSTRUCTOR PERMISSION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL CLASSES LEVEL 1.5 & HIGHER.

Choose a tab:

Vertical Level 1

Monday: April 1 – May 27
No Class April 22nd or May 20th
6 – 7:30pm
Class  fee  is  $224.00
Instructor: Samara Sedmak

Vertical Level 1

Saturday: March 30th – May 25th
3:45  – 5:15pm
No Class April 20th or May 18th
Class Fee: $224.00
Instructor: Sheri Woo

 Vertical Level 1.5

Thursday:  April 4th – May 9th
6:00 – 7:30pm
Class Fee: $192.00
Instructor: Tanya Herbert

Let There Be Height Choreo Classes: May 16, 23, 30
Fee: $93.00

 Vertical Level 1.5

Thursday:  April 4th – May 30th
7:45 – 9:15pm
Class Fee: $288.00
Instructor: Mackenzie Baert

Vertical Level 1.5-2

Vertical Level 1.5-2
Saturday: March 30th – May 25th
2:00 – 3:30pm
No Class April 20th or May 18th
Class Fee: $224.00
Instructor: Sheri Woo

Vertical Level 2

Monday: April 1st – May 6th
7:45 – 9:15pm
Class Fee: $192.00
Instructor: Samara Sedmak

Let There Be Height Choreo Classes: May 13, 20, 27
Fee: $93.00

Vertical Level 2.5

Tuesday: April 2nd – May 7th
7:45 – 9:15pm
Class Fee: $192.00
Instructor: Sandra Olarte

Let There Be Height Choreo Classes: May 14, 21, 28
Fee: $93.00

Level 2.5 – 3

Wednesday: April 3rd – May 8th
6:00 – 7:30pm
Class Fee: $192.00
Instructor: Sandra Olarte

Let There Be Height Choreo Classes: May May 15, 22, 29
Fee: $93.00

Vertical Level 3.5 – 4 (Power and Strength)

This class will be focused on dynamic movement, strength, and endurance, using combination of silks, rope, and straps. Fabric theory will be covered, but we will also focus on training & conditioning principles for more demanding moves and skills.

Tuesday: April 2nd – May 7th
6:00 – 7:30pm
Class Fee: $192.00
Instructors: Sandra Olarte & Kevin Ouellet

Let There Be Height P & S Choreo Classes: May 14, 21, 28
Fee: $93.00

Vertical Level 3.5-4 (Brain & Flair)

This  class  will  be  focused  on  developing  a  deep  understanding  of  aerial  movement,  artistry,  andThis  class  will  be  focused  on  developing  a  deep  understanding  of  aerial  movement,  artistry,  and performance.  We  will  be  using  mostly  silks.  Using  fabric  theory  and  creativity  students  will  focuson  expanding  their  aerial  repertoire  by  creating  their  own  movement  based  on  the  new vocabulary  learned  in  class.

Wednesday: April 3rd – May 8th
7:45 – 9:15pm
Class Fee: $192.00
Instructors: Sandra Olarte & Sheri Woo

Let There Be Height B & F Choreo Classes: May 15, 22, 29
Fee: $93.00

Trapeze & Hoop

Trapeze and Hoop

Prerequisite is Introduction to Aerial Arts or prior aerial experience. INSTRUCTOR PERMISSION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL CLASSES LEVEL 1.5 & HIGHER.

Choose a tab…

Trap/Hoop Level 1

Saturday: April 6th – May 25th
12:00 – 1:30pm
No Class April 20th or May 18th
Class Fee: $192.00
Instructor: Michalene Giesbrecht

Trap/Hoop Level 1 – 1.5

Monday: April 1st – May 6th
6:00 – 7:30pm
Class Fee: $192.00
Instructor: Mackenzie Baert

Let There Be Height Choreo Classes: May 13, 20, 27
Fee: $93.00

Trap/Hoop Level 1.5

Sunday: March 31st – May 26th
1:00 – 2:30pm
No Class April 21st or May 19th
Class Fee: $224.00
Instructor: Samara Sedmak

Trap/Hoop Level 2 – 2.5

Wednesday: April 3rd – May 8th
7:45 – 9:15pm
Class Fee: $192.00
Instructors: Michalene Giesbrecht

Let There Be Height Choreo Classes: May 15, 22, 29
Fee: $93.00

Trap/Hoop Level 2.5 – 3

Tuesday: April 2nd – May 7th
7:45 – 9:15pm
Class Fee: $192.00
Instructor: Michalene Giesbrecht

Let There Be Height Choreo Classes: May 14, 21, 28
Fee: $93.00

Trap/Hoop Level 2.5 – 3

Wednesday: April 3rd – May 8th
6:00 – 7:30pm
Class Fee: $192.00
Instructors: Michalene Giesbrecht

Let There Be Height Choreo Classes: May 15, 22, 29
Fee: $93.00

Trap/Hoop Level 3.5-4

Thursday: March 28th– May 9th
7:45 – 9:15pm
No class April 11th   
Class Fee: $192.00
Instructor: Lyne Gosselin

Let There Be Height Choreo Classes: May 16, 23, 30
Fee: $93.00

Trap/Hoop Level 4​​.5 +

Thursday:  March 28th – May 30th
6:00 – 7:30pm
No class April 11th or 18th
Class Fee: $256.00
Instructor: Lyne Gosselin

Silks Loop aka Sling

Silks Loop aka Sling

A combination of Aerial Silks and Trapeze, the Loop allows students to explore new movements while utilizing technique learned in various aerial disciplines. *Prerequisite for Loop Level 1 is the completion of Beginning Aerial Silks and/or Intro to Aerial Arts class.

Loop Level 1

Sunday: March 31st – May 26th
6:00 – 7:15pm
No Class April 21st or May 19th
Class Fee: $196.00
Instructor: Samara Sedmak

Handstands & Acrobalance

Handstands & Acrobalance

Balance on your hands, on your feet, and on each other! Combining hand balancing, partner balancing, and basic acro, this class covers the quintessential fundamentals of circus training.

Handstands

Sunday: March 31st – May 26th
10:00 – 11:00am
No Class April 21st or May 19th
Class Fee: $175.00
Instructor: Lyne Gosselin 

Extreme Stretching & Contortion

Extreme Stretching and Contortion

Contortion requires not only flexibility and grace but strength and muscle control. Students will improve flexibility, strength, and body awareness, and work on essential balances and poses. Bendies: Prerequisite is ability to do the Splits

Beginners:

Tuesday: April 2nd – May 28th
6:00 – 7:30pm
Class Fee: $247.50
Instructor: Mackenzie Baert

Bendies:

Monday:  April 1st – May 6th
7:45 – 9:15pm
Class Fee: $165.00
Instructor: Mackenzie Baert

Let There Be Height Choreo Classes: May 13, 20, 27

Straps 4 Strength

STRAPS 4 STRENGTH

Prerequisite: Healthy shoulders & ability to do two consecutive pull ups.
A demanding upper body conditioning and technique class. The focus of this class is shoulder strengthening and injury prevention. We recommend that you bring two tensor ankle bandages to protect your wrists. Class size limited to 4

Sunday A:

Sunday: March 31st – May 12th
6:00- 7:15pm
No Class April 21st
Class Fee: $195.00
Instructor: Kevin Ouellet

Sunday LTBH: Permission Required

Sunday: March 31st – May 26th
7:15-9:15pm
No Class April 21st or May 19th
Class Fee: $280.00
Instructor: Kevin Ouellet

Aerial Fitness & Cross Conditioning

Aerial Fitness & Cross Conditioning

Build your muscles and strengthen your core using the trapeze, rope, silks and more. This is the perfect class to take before Introduction to Aerial Arts or Beginning Aerial Silks. If you just want a fun and challenging workout – this is the class for you! We will also be using medicine & stability balls, balance boards, and free weights in our quest for a stronger, leaner, fitter body. No experience necessary.

Tuesdays @ 5pm

Tuesday: April 2nd – May 28th
5:00 – 6:00pm
Class Fee: $202.50
Instructor: Mackenzie Baert

Thursdays @ 5pm

Thursday: April 4th – May 30th
5:00 – 6:00pm
Class Fee: $202.50
Instructor: Mackenzie Baert

Saturdays @ 11am

Saturday: April 6th – May 25th
11:00 – 12:00pm
No Class April 20th or May 18th
Class Fee: $135.00
Instructor: Mackenzie Baert

Open Studio

Open Studio

Check Firefly’s calendar for specific dates.

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.

All students must complete the Introduction to Aerial Arts class or Beginning Aerial Silks before they may attend Open Studio.

PLEASE NOTE: Open Studio is for students 18 years old & up.

Tuesdays: 11:00 – 1:00pm
Sundays: 4:00 – 6:00pm
Still only $10 per session.

And Furthermore

Visit Our Home

Looking for performers for your event?  Aerialists, jugglers, entertainers, and more!

Firefly Theatre & Circus

Proudly

Follow Us

Call Us

Find Us

8540 - Roper Road
Edmonton, Alberta
T6E 6V4

Designed by/Webmaster

John Ullyatt

Photo Credits

Benny Chen Photography