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Summer session is open for registration!

Hurry up and secure your spot because classes fill up fast! Registration deadline is June 15th. Don't miss out on the class you want to take!

This looks fun, BUT...

“Am I strong enough?”

“What if I’m
scared of heights?”

“Is it expensive?”

“How do I get started?”

All your questions
answered in the
Bumbershoot
Beginner’s Guide!

At Bumbershoot Aerial Arts, we put the "play" back into life. With quality instruction and a nurturing environment, we empower you to get creative and have fun! When you come to class, we give you a trapeze and teach you that your options are limitless. Through climbing and swinging and dancing in the air, we expand perspectives and inspire new confidence.

We love altering people’s self image by showing them what they are capable of. As you climb to the top of a 30 foot rope, your every day challenges are put back in perspective. Bumbershoot Aerial Arts enriches peoples' lives by helping them find their inner monkey.

Register for Upcoming Workshops!
Choreographing for Performance and Building a Thinking Body: Rope with Lisa Natoli
Fri 5/15 8:00 pm-9:30 pm
Sun 5/17 12:30 pm-2:00 pm
Fri 5/22 8:00 pm-9:30 pm
Sun 5/24 12:30 pm-2:00 pm
Fri 5/29 8:00 pm-9:30 pm
Sun 5/31 12:30 pm-2:00 pm
Fri 6/5 8:00 pm-9:30 pm
Sun 6/7 12:30 pm-2:00 pm
Fri 6/12 8:00 pm-9:30 pm
Sun 6/14 12:30 pm-2:00 pm
Fri 6/19 8:00 pm-9:00 pm
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Have you gotten very good at taking class, collected a lot of vocabulary, technique and skill, and are looking for a way to bridge the divide between class and performing?

In this workshop we will work together to build sequences using our experience to transfer skills from class to stage. Working with ideas of hanging, balancing, and falling, we will make connections between form and function. We will work to stay open and alert, observing habits and tensions to make room to grow as a mover and thinker.

There will be 8 classes and 2 practice labs included in the series. In the lab practices (on Sunday, May 24 & Sunday, June 7) the Hoop and Rope students will practice together. An informal showing of the full group piece will be held on June 19th.

Prerequisite: Completion of Rope 1.

Almost Full!
$200.00
Choreographing for Performance and Building a Thinking Body: Hoop with Lisa Natoli
Fri 5/15 6:30 pm-8:00 pm
Sun 5/17 11:00 am-12:30 pm
Fri 5/22 6:30 pm-8:00 pm
Sun 5/24 11:00 am-12:30 pm
Fri 5/29 6:30 pm-8:00 pm
Sun 5/31 11:00 am-12:30 pm
Fri 6/5 6:30 pm-8:00 pm
Sun 6/7 11:00 am-12:30 pm
Fri 6/12 6:30 pm-8:00 pm
Sun 6/14 11:00 am-12:30 pm
Fri 6/19 8:00 pm-9:00 pm
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Have you gotten very good at taking class, collected a lot of vocabulary, technique and skill, and are looking for a way to bridge the divide between class and performing?

In this workshop we will work together to build sequences using our experience to transfer skills from class to stage. Working with ideas of hanging, balancing, and falling, we will make connections between form and function. We will work to stay open and alert, observing habits and tensions to make room to grow as a mover and thinker.

There will be 8 classes and 2 practice labs included in the series. In the lab practices (on Sunday, May 24 & Sunday, June 7) the Hoop and Rope students will practice together. An informal showing of the full group piece will be held on June 19th.

Prerequisite: Completion of Hoop 1.

$200.00
Essential Oils & Aerial Health with Leslie Bley
Sat 5/30 5:30 pm-7:00 pm
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Come and learn about natural options for issues like bruises, burns, sore muscles, damage/injury care, and overall health to keep your aerial body a "well-oiled" machine. There will be drinks, food, give-a-ways, and a $5 Open Aerial afterward for all who join us. It's going to be a super fun event and we can't wait to see you there!

$0.00
TRY IT OUT Aerial Silks! with Sunny Williams
Sat 5/30 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
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Come try out Aerial Silks for FREE in this special 1 time workshop for beginners. Learn some basics such as climbing, inverting, and basic wraps in this fun, helpful, and informative class. Beginner friendly! No prerequisites. Wear fitted work out type clothing such as leggings or Yoga pants and a top that can be tucked in to your pants. Come play on Aerial Fabrics with us!

No Prerequisite!

Please register online.

Ages 13 and up (anyone under 18 will need a parent or guardian's signature on a waiver in order to participate)

Please note that each new student to Bumbershoot Aerial Arts is only allowed to take this class once.

Out of curtesy to other participants, and because we have limited capacity in this free class, we ask that people not bring more than 3 friends (No parties larger than 4) to this free lesson. All participants must register online.  Thank you for your understanding!

Sold Out!
$0.00
Beginner/Intermediate Silks, Trapeze, Rope with Daring Duo Jones
Mon 6/1 5:00 pm-6:30 pm
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This workshop will focus on form, foundational training methods and work to the level of each individual student. Students will learn a variety of new material on their apparatus as well as general form and training methodology. Specific conditioning and stretching techniques will be emphasized to promote overall fitness, injury prevention and increase the execution quality of new and old skills. Maximum sign up: 8 students

Prerequisites: Students should be able to climb the rope/tissue, hit and hold an upside down straddle on the rope/tissue, do basic beats on the trapeze and knee hangs. Students should have a small repertoire of material on their apparatus or a reasonable fitness level (ie: 2 pull ups, 5 leg ups on trapeze).

Late fee of $10 after May 18

After the workshops, join us for:
Taco Time with Daring Duo Jones

Join Circus Flora Headliners Blaze Birge and David Jones for Tacos and Talk immediately following their workshops on Monday, June 1, at 8 p.m.  All workshop participants are welcome! 
Mon, June 1 at 8-9 pm
No charge: Just bring your taco money!

$50.00
Intermediate/Advanced- Trapeze, Silks, Rope with Daring Duo Jones
Mon 6/1 6:30 pm-8:00 pm
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This intensive introduces students who already have a foundational repertoire to creating transitional path work between skills, new skills and new approaches to their apparatus. Students can focus on one apparatus or all three. Instructors will focus on refining choreography and artistic cohesion for each individual while encouraging creative process and purposeful application of new skill development. Students should arrive with specific goals on their apparatus. 

Prerequisites by fitness or experience:

Fitness: 10 pull ups at a time (unassisted), 10 leg ups (without beating bring toes to trapeze bar or legs over head from rope hanging), should be comfortable in splits and bridges, and have substantial repertoire on chosen apparatus. Or...should have extensive experience performing on apparatus and be working on existing routines.

*Students for the Intermediate/advanced course are expected to arrive early and be warmed up in time for their class start.

Late fee of $10 after May 18

After the workshops, join us for:
Taco Time with Daring Duo Jones

Join Circus Flora Headliners Blaze Birge and David Jones for Tacos and Talk immediately following their workshops on Monday, June 1, at 8 p.m.  All workshop participants are welcome! 
Mon, June 1 at 8-9 pm
No charge: Just bring your taco money!

Almost Full!
$50.00
TRY IT OUT Aerial Silks! with Sunny Williams
Sat 6/6 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
Read More

Come try out Aerial Silks for FREE in this special 1 time workshop for beginners. Learn some basics such as climbing, inverting, and basic wraps in this fun, helpful, and informative class. Beginner friendly! No prerequisites. Wear fitted work out type clothing such as leggings or Yoga pants and a top that can be tucked in to your pants. Come play on Aerial Fabrics with us!

No Prerequisite!

Please register online.

Ages 13 and up (anyone under 18 will need a parent or guardian's signature on a waiver in order to participate)

Please note that each new student to Bumbershoot Aerial Arts is only allowed to take this class once.

Out of curtesy to other participants, and because we have limited capacity in this free class, we ask that people not bring more than 3 friends (No parties larger than 4) to this free lesson. All participants must register online.  Thank you for your understanding!

Sold Out!
$0.00
TRY IT OUT Aerial Silks! with Sunny Williams
Sat 6/13 4:00 am-5:00 pm
Read More

Come try out Aerial Silks for FREE in this special 1 time workshop for beginners. Learn some basics such as climbing, inverting, and basic wraps in this fun, helpful, and informative class. Beginner friendly! No prerequisites. Wear fitted work out type clothing such as leggings or Yoga pants and a top that can be tucked in to your pants. Come play on Aerial Fabrics with us!

No Prerequisite!

Please register online.

Ages 13 and up (anyone under 18 will need a parent or guardian's signature on a waiver in order to participate)

Please note that each new student to Bumbershoot Aerial Arts is only allowed to take this class once.

Out of curtesy to other participants, and because we have limited capacity in this free class, we ask that people not bring more than 3 friends (No parties larger than 4) to this free lesson. All participants must register online.  Thank you for your understanding!

$0.00
TRY IT OUT Aerial Silks! with Sunny Williams
Sat 6/20 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
Read More

Come try out Aerial Silks for FREE in this special 1 time workshop for beginners. Learn some basics such as climbing, inverting, and basic wraps in this fun, helpful, and informative class. Beginner friendly! No prerequisites. Wear fitted work out type clothing such as leggings or Yoga pants and a top that can be tucked in to your pants. Come play on Aerial Fabrics with us!

No Prerequisite!

Please register online.

Ages 13 and up (anyone under 18 will need a parent or guardian's signature on a waiver in order to participate)

Please note that each new student to Bumbershoot Aerial Arts is only allowed to take this class once.

Out of curtesy to other participants, and because we have limited capacity in this free class, we ask that people not bring more than 3 friends (No parties larger than 4) to this free lesson. All participants must register online.  Thank you for your understanding!

$0.00
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Today at Bumbershoot
9:30 am - 11:00 am
Silks 1/2
9:30 am - 11:00 am
Silks 2/3
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Silks Intro and Strength Building
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Regular Open Aerial
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Aerial Fitness 1
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Hoop 1
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Silks 6
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Silks Intro and Strength Building
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Silks 1
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Rope 3/4
Spring 2015 Session B
Schedule

Summer 2015 Session A
Schedule

Upcoming Workshops