FLYING TRAPEZE

 

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Circus Center’s world-class instructors teach beginner-to-professional Flying Trapeze classes and more.


ABOUT THE TRAINING


You don’t have to run away to the circus to learn its quintessential art! Come to Circus Center's flying trapeze classes, and soon you’ll be flying through the air - with the greatest of ease.


Anyone can join us in All Levels Flying, which is open all flyers from the first-timer to seasoned pro. Our instructors have years of experience teaching anyone and everyone how to fly. You’ll learn the basics on the ground, then our instructors will guide you through your first leaps, swings, and drops into the safety net. Once you’ve mastered the basic swing, try a catch: you swing, hook your knees over the bar, reach back, and catch hold of the instructor in the other trapeze. You flew!

If you fall in love and want to learn more, there’s Flying Trapeze 1 and 2, where you and your high-flying friends develop more advanced skills like flips, spins, and flying on your own without lines. How many people can say they exercise like this? Only at Circus Center.

Interested in throwing a one-of-a-kind event? Click here to learn more about Circus Center’s Flying Trapeze parties.
FLYING TRAPEZE


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WHAT STUDENTS SAY



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'I’ve been coming to flying trapeze every week for 20 years. I never intended for Circus Center to become a center to my life, but somehow it did. It's where I go to meditate, stay strong, learn new skills. Best place ever to meet a diverse array of adventurous people. And yep, I got along particularly well with one of my classmates, and now we've been married (and flying together) for almost 15 years.' 

- Eric Johnson (EJ)






There is nothing like the feeling of flying through the air. Since I started taking flying trapeze, I have overcome fears, become stronger physically and mentally, challenged myself and done things I never thought I could do. I have also become part of an incredible community of fliers and other circus artists who inspire me every week. Ordinary people doing extraordinary things: that’s what flying at Circus Center is.

- Melissa Graviss


 




FACULTY



Jennings McCown | DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR

 
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Jennings was introduced to circus while attending Illinois State University, which had a small campus circus troupe. He caught the “circus bug” and, upon graduation, spent the next three years traveling and performing with various small circuses throughout the US. He had a two-year career at Club Med, teaching circus skills and flying trapeze. Jennings joined the staff of Circus Center in 1999. He teaches flying trapeze and trampoline, serves as the company's master rigger, and performs with Xiao Hong Weng a spectacular hand-to-hand balancing act that has won over audiences throughout the Bay Area.

All Levels Flying Trapeze  | Flying Trapeze 1  |  Flying Trapeze 2






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Aus Lacroix

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Zack Bodinger | Faculty | Circus Center


Zack Bodinger

Flying Trapeze


Lena Gratz | Faculty | Circus Center


Lena Gratz

Flying Trapeze


Ellen-Valkevich


Ellen Valkevich

Flying Trapeze


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FLYING TRAPEZE SCHEDULE


 

<< Schedule for Sat Jul 22, 2017 - Fri Jul 28, 2017 >>


Date:


Sat Jul 22, 2017
Class
Instructor
10:00 am - 11:30 am All Levels Flying Trapeze
Herdlyn Evans
Jackey Ip
Lindsay Tyson
(6 reserved, 2 open)
11:30 am - 1:00 pm All Levels Flying Trapeze
Herdlyn Evans
Jackey Ip
Lindsay Tyson
(6 reserved, 2 open)
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm Flying Trapeze 2
Herdlyn Evans
Jackey Ip
(5 reserved, 1 open)

Sun Jul 23, 2017
Class
Instructor
10:00 am - 11:30 am All Levels Flying Trapeze
Jennings McCown
Christine Lee
Jackey Ip
(4 reserved, 4 open)
11:30 am - 1:00 pm All Levels Flying Trapeze
Jennings McCown
Christine Lee
Jackey Ip
(6 reserved, 2 open)

Mon Jul 24, 2017
Class
Instructor
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm All Levels Flying Trapeze
Jennings McCown
Herdlyn Evans
Jackey Ip
(5 reserved, 3 open)
8:00 pm - 9:15 pm Flying Trapeze 2
Herdlyn Evans
Jackey Ip
(4 reserved, 2 open)

Tue Jul 25, 2017
Class
Instructor
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm Flying Trapeze 2
Herdlyn Evans
Jackey Ip
(4 reserved, 2 open)
7:45 pm - 9:15 pm All Levels Flying Trapeze
Herdlyn Evans
Jackey Ip
Jennings McCown
(3 reserved, 5 open)

Wed Jul 26, 2017
Class
Instructor
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm All Levels Flying Trapeze
Jennings McCown
Herdlyn Evans
Lindsay Tyson
(1 reserved, 7 open)

Thu Jul 27, 2017
Class
Instructor
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm Flying Trapeze 2
Jennings McCown
Herdlyn Evans
(2 reserved, 4 open)
7:45 pm - 9:15 pm Flying Trapeze 1
Herdlyn Evans
Lena Gratz
Jennings McCown
(1 reserved, 7 open)

Fri Jul 28, 2017
Class
Instructor
no scheduled classes or training sessions






Please note that each student must be registered for class via his/her own MindBody account.
Purchasing multiple class credits via your own student account does NOT reserve additional spaces for other students.
If you would like to pay for other clients, please contact Circus Center at 415-759-8123 or info@circuscenter.org
so that we may apply credits you purchase to another student's account

 

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