Circus Building hosts a full schedule of aerial classes in Charleston SC.

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Circus Building Entertainment at Pet Helper’s Fur Ball

Circus Building Entertainment at Pet Helper's Fur Ball

Circus Building Entertainment had a great time performing at Pet Helper’s annual Fur Ball gala, with the James Bond “License to No Kill” theme. We brought an aerial trio and two Bond girl walkabouts. You can see the photo albums here and here, and visit http://circusbuildingentertainment.com for info on how to hire aerialists for your next big event.

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Aerial Teens & Tweens Class

Aerial Teens & Tweens Class

Aerial Teens & Tweens Class at Aerial Fit This fun class introduces teens and tweens ages 11-15, to a variety of aerial apparatuses including silks, sling, trapeze, and hoop. Thursdays at 6:00pm, new students are accepted at the beginning of each month. Full details and registration here: http://aerialfit.com/classes/pricing/ Charleston’s only dedicated circus space.   Our Mission. Our mission is to provide top notch aerial training to anyone who wants to learn. All of our classes focus on excellence, safety, empowerment, and fun! We believe anyone can benefit from circus arts. We offer a wide range of classes including low aerial classes like aerial yoga, and classes that take students higher including aerial silks, aerial hoop, and static trapeze. We strive to offer something for everyone who is curious about aerial arts. Safety is paramount in aerial arts and we take it very seriously! We have an industry standard insurance policy that requires full safety compliance. We use only the highest quality gear that has undergone strict safety testing, and we inspect our gear on a regular basis. We keep our class sizes small so that all students will have the personal attention and spotting they need to safely progress. Circus […]

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Intro to Rope series starts soon!

Circus Rope Classes at Aerial Fit Aerial Rope, also called Corde Lisse, is a vertical apparatus that is both modern and classic. It lends itself to climbing, swinging, rolling, dropping, and other amazing moves. It shares many similar characteristics with the aerial silks, but has a completely different aesthetic. Intro to Circus Rope SeriesWednesdays at 7:30PM, starts Sept. 16th$180, 12 week series     See all our pass and membership options. We currently offer Aerial Rope classes in a 12-week format, to build familiarity and confidence with this apparatus. This is the only Intro class we offer that has specific strength and flexibility pre-requisites to join. You do not need previous aerial experience. Strength Pre-Requisites for Intro to Rope class: 2 dead-hang pull-ups Flexibility Pre-Requisites for Intro to Rope class: Touch your toes easily with straight legs If you can’t do those yet, join any of our other aerial beginner, circus workout, or Intro to Aerials series to get started. Contact us with any questions, and we hope to see you in the air sometime soon. Dress code for Aerial Rope: Wear comfortable form-fitting clothing that covers the armpits and knees. Bare feet are ideal, ankle protection in the form of trapeze […]

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Weekend of Workshops with Naomi Ullian

Weekend of Workshops with Naomi Ullian Saturday, August 22nd, 2015 CIRCUS ARTS CONDITIONING WORKSHOP: Flexible Strength & Turning Upside-Down All ages and abilities welcome! Saturday, August 22nd, 12:30 – 2:30pm This two-hour workshop consists of a variety of training designed to engage and develop the diversity of muscular actions your body needs to orient itself in acrobatic endeavors. The curriculum includes cardiovascular circuit training on the ground and in the air, range-of-motion exercises for body awareness and joint mobility, active flexibility and deep stretching, and basic inversions, including headstands, forearm balances, and handstands. All ages and abilities welcome; please come prepared to sweat. TRAPEZE WORKSHOP Aerial Fit Level 2 and up Saturday, August 22nd, 3:00 – 5:00pm This workshop will focus on the body mechanics and spatial awareness needed to push your practice towards sureness and artistry. This two-hour exploration includes new skills, new insights on familiar skills and controlling the apparatus. Skills will be incorporated into a sequence so that students have the opportunity to explore creative flow and push their endurance. Pre-requisites include circus mount, and comfort with poses below the bar, on the bar and in the ropes. Cost: $50 – one workshop $80 – both workshops […]

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Training for the Spotlight

Training for the Spotlight The show must go on. We often get asked, how do we train for a performance? The answer is, the same way we train every day but with more focus on the end result. Training for the spotlight means having a razor-sharp eye to detail in movement, expression, timing, and emotion. The process of coming up with choreography will be the subject for a whole other blog post, but once that choreography is created our training routine goes something like this. OK, one more time… We run through our choreography a zillion times. We don’t put skills into our choreography that we can’t hit 99.999% of the time. When it comes to putting on a professional act we don’t want to be asking ourselves “Can we do this?” We’d rather focus on questions and thoughts like these: How does it feel? What are the moments that jump out? How do I move from moment to moment? Is there too much in there? Too little? Do the transitions make sense? Am I connecting with the audience? Re-runs again?! We will start taking video of ourselves once we have the basic choreography put together. While we always try […]

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Location

Aerial Fit® classes are just 5 minutes from downtown Charleston.

1045 5th Ave, Unit A
Charleston, SC 29407

Just off St. Andrew's Blvd, across the street from Hocus Pocus, and behind the Taco Bell.

Mission:

We provide top notch aerial training to anyone who wants to learn. All of our classes focus on excellence, safety, empowerment, and fun!

What Students are Saying

“I enjoy having a workout that challenges my muscles and my mind.”

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