Adult Classes

 

Fall Session begins September 15

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​

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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 A

Sunday: Sept 15th – November 3rd
2:30 – 4:00pm
No Class October 6 or 13
Class fee is $192.00
Instructor: Samara Sedmak & Tara Bergen

Intro to Aerial Arts B

Sunday: November 10th – December 15th
2:30 – 4:00pm
Class fee is $192.00
Instructor: Samara Sedmak & Tara Bergen

 

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 A

Saturday:  Sept 21st – November 2nd
2:45 – 3:45pm
No Class October 12th
Class fee is $144.00 
Instructor: Erin Dewar

Beg Aerial Silks B

Saturday: November 9th – December 14th
2:45 – 3:45pm
Class fee is $144.00
Instructor: Erin Dewar

 

Beginning Aerial Hoop

The Aerial Hoop, sometimes referred to as lyra or cerceaux, is a dynamic aerial apparatus that combines strength, flexibility, and creative movement. In this beginner level class, students will learn vocabulary on the Aerial Hoop as well as focus on flexibility and conditioning on the Static Trapeze. All are essential to technical virtuosity on the Hoop! The class is geared towards beginners without any experience or students who have only taken the Introduction to Aerial Arts class.

Beg Aerial Hoop

Thursday: September 19th – December 12th
7:45 – 9:15pm
No class Nov. 7th
Class fee is $384.00
Instructor: Kelly Proudfoot

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.

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Vertical Level 1 New Students Register Here

Saturday: September 21st – December 14th
1:00 – 2:30pm
No class on Oct. 12th
Class fee is $384.00 Instructors: Erin Dewar & Carolyn Smith

 Vertical Level 1 – 1.5

Monday:  September 16th – December 16th
7:45 – 9:15pm
No class on Oct. 14th or Nov. 11th
Class fee is $384.00
Instructor: Samara Sedmak

 Vertical Level 1.5

Thursday: September 19th – December 12th
6:00 – 7:30pm
No class Nov. 7th
Class fee is $384.00 Instructor: Sheri Woo

Vertical Level 2

Monday:  September 16th – December 16th
6:00 – 7:30pm
No class on Oct. 14th or Nov. 11th
Class fee is $384.00
Instructor: Samara Sedmak

Vertical Level 2

Thursday: September 19th – December 12th
7:45 – 9:15pm
No class Nov. 7th
Class fee is $384.00
Instructor: Sheri Woo

Vertical Level 2.5

Wednesday: September 25th – December 18th
6:00-7:30pm
No class Nov. 6th
Class fee is $384.00
Instructor: Sandra Olarte

Level 2.5 – 3

Instructor Permission is Required

Tuesday: September 24th – December 17th
7:45-9:15pm
No class Nov. 5th
Class fee is $384.00
Instructors: Sandra Olarte & Sheri Woo

Vertical Level 3.5 – 4

The curriculum in each of these classes will be adapted based on students’ preferences: a power and strength component for students focusing on dynamic movement and a fabric theory component for students focusing on creating their own vocabulary.

Tuesday: September 24th – December 17th
6:00-7:30pm
No class Nov. 5th
Class fee is $384.00
Instructor: Sandra Olarte

Wednesday: September 25th – December 18th
7:45-9:15pm
No class Nov. 6th
Class fee is $384.00
Instructor: Sandra Olarte

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.

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Trap/Hoop Level 1- New Level 1 Students Register Here

Saturday: September 21st – December 14th
2:45-4:15pm 
No class on Oct. 12th
Class fee is $384.00
Instructor: Carolyn Smith

Trap/Hoop Level 1 – 1.5

Thursday: September 19th – December 12th
6:00 – 7:30pm
No class on Nov. 7th
Class fee is $384.00
Instructor: Tanya Herbert

Trap/Hoop Level 1.5 –  New Level 2’s

Sunday: September 15th – December 15th
6:15 – 7:45pm
No class on Oct. 6th or 13th
Class fee is $384.00
Instructor: Samara Sedmak

Trap/Hoop Level 2

Monday: September 16th – December 16th
6:00 – 7:30pm
No class on Oct. 14th or Nov 11th
Class fee is $384.00
Instructor: Stephanie Gruson

Trap/Hoop Level 2 – 2.5

Sunday: September 15th – December 15th
1:00 – 2:30pm
No class on Oct. 6th or 13th
Class fee is $384.00
Instructor: Kelly Proudfoot

Trap/Hoop Level 2.5 – 3

Wednesday: September 18th – December 11th
6:00-7:30pm
No class on Nov 6th
Class fee is $384.00
Instructor: Michalene Giesbrecht

Trap/Hoop Level 3

Wednesday: September 18th – December 11h
7:45-9:15pm
No class on Nov 6th
Class fee is $384.00
Instructor: Michalene Giesbrecht

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

Loop Level 1

Sunday:  September 15th – December 15th
6:15 – 7:45pm
No class on Oct. 6 or 13
Class fee is $384.00
Instructor: Sheri Woo

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.

Coming Soon

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

Coming Soon

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

Coming Soon

New! Lengthening and Strengthening

Lengthening and Strengthening

In this class we combine yoga breath with movements targeting specific areas in the body, ie. the hips and pelvis which tend to be weak.  Pilates and yoga inspired, this class will lead you through exercises that will strengthen the body, and increase your overall flexibility. Suitable for all levels

Lengthening & Strengthening

Tuesday: September 17th – December 10th
10:00am – 11:00am
No class on Nov. 5th
Class fee is $240.00
Instructor: Linda Turnbull

Aerial Yoga

Aerial Yoga

Aerial Yoga is an asana class that uses low aerial hammocks to help hold difficult poses, build strength, deepen the stretch, and decompress the spine. This class is for all levels. No prior yoga or aerial experience is required. Taught by an experienced Aerial Instructor and Yoga Practitioner, we are delighted to offer you quality instruction in a safety-conscious circus studio.
Drop-In students accepted on a first come-first serve basis, if space is available. Advanced notice preferred.

Aerial Yoga

Thursday:  September 19th – December 12th
9:30 – 10:30am
No class Nov. 7th
Class Fee: $240.00/Session or $25.00/Drop In (incl. GST)
Instructor: Michalene Giesbrecht
Please bring cash or cheque to the studio if you are dropping in.

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:  September 17th – December 10th
5:00-6:00pm
No class on Nov. 5th
Class fee is $270.00
Instructor: Carolyn Smith

Thursdays @ 5pm

Thursday: September 19th – December 12th
5:00-6:00pm
No class on Nov. 7th
Class fee is $270.00
Instructor: Tanya Herbert

Saturdays @ Noon

Saturday:  September 21st – December 14th
12:00 – 1:00pm
No class on Oct. 12th
Class fee is $270.00
Instructor: MIchalene Giesbrecht

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.

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