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Adult Specialist Workshops

Perfect for those who want to train more intensively, try out new skills in various disciplines or even prepare for our Foundation Course In Circus Arts.  If you're finding that one or two circus classes a week just isn't giving you the progression you're after, here is an opportunity to fast-track and really elevate your ability!  You can train intensively with our daytime Adult Summer Intensive week or our new adult one month circus intensive course.  We also hold intensive courses over Easter and Act Creation courses in the lead up to our annual events: Greenwich Circus Festival in December and our Summer Circus Festival in July.

AirCraft Circus Academy Adult Classes & Tasters

To take part in our 4 week courses you are required to be a member of AirCraft Circus Academy, you can find out more about membership here. If you would like to try a class without membership, take a look at our taster sessions here. Here at AirCraft Circus Academy we believe in making the impossible possible for people who want to learn or use circus arts to enrich their lives. We provide a safe and FUN environment where people are both challenged and cherished.  Whatever your age or ability, you have the potential to shine!   WHAT EXACTLY ARE CIRCUS CLASSES? You may associate circus with the traditional big top tent, with red-nosed clowns, candy floss and acrobats flying around. However, there's more to circus than meets the eye. You may have even dreamed of flying through the air, but thought you never could.  WELL YOU CAN! Here at AirCraft Circus Academy literally anyone can run away with the circus! We offer weekly classes in many disciplines including: static trapeze, flying trapeze, silks, hoop, rope, straps, dance, handstands and acrobatics.  Browse our available circus classes in the drop down menu above or see below.   WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF CIRCUS TRAINING? Circus training is so unique, literally the whole body is involved in a way like no other. The benefits are endless: Physical: Toned, core strength, agility, flexibility, cardio, muscular endurance, better metabolism, joint mobility, injury prevention Psychological: Increase confidence, self esteem, self worth, reduce stress, pushing boundaries, taking you out of your comfort zone, overcoming fear Other: Fun, inclusive, learn new skills, non-competitive, friendly atmosphere, meeting new people, sociable, feeling of belonging, increase quality of life, personally rewarding    There is no better place in London to start your circus journey!   Classes are suitable for all levels. If you haven't done any circus before, we would recommend to start with our weekend taster sessions.  If you are looking for a family circus experience then we recommend our 4 skill circus taster session. 

Circus Shows

 At AirCraft Circus Academy we also host our professional development courses end of term shows (June and December) plus our 2 annual Academy events known as our 'Summer Circus Festival' and 'Greenwich Circus Festival' (also June & December) We are also actively involved in creating and staging heart-pounding contemporary circus shows in the UK and abroad through our AirCraft Circus Performance company.  Click here to find out more about AirCraft Circus Performance, or browse our events below:

Circus Taster Classes

Want to experience circus but not sure which discipline is for you? Try out one of our Circus Taster classes before committing to a course or just give yourself a one-off fun circus experience! We run our signature tasters on Sundays (1/2 skills) from 2.30-4.30pm.  For a more intensive half day circus experience, choose our 4 skill taster package (suitable for 8yrs +). It's a perfect way to ease yourself into circus world by learning the basics whilst having lots of fun. No experience necessary.