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Nimble Arts - Introduction to Teaching Aerials (Day 3 of 6)

  • Brass Butterflies 60 Bathurst Drive Waterloo, ON, N2V 2A9 Canada (map)

This is a 6 day (two weekend) overview to the art of teaching trapeze and aerial fabric, with a focus on spotting techniques, injury prevention, psychology of teaching, basic rigging concepts and class management. This in depth and holistic approach to teaching is appropriate for new teachers and those with experience, and for those who work with youth or adults in a variety of educational environments including circus schools, gymnastics programs, summer camps, fitness studios and more. This workshop is required for application to the Nimble Arts™ Certification Course , a multi level program guiding participants to become safe and capable circus arts teachers for both the hearts and bodies of their students.


Weekend 1 (January 25-27):

Friday, January 25:  6 - 9 pm

Saturday, January 26:  9 am - 5 pm

Sunday, January 27:  9 am -  7 pm (“sample class” 5 - 6 pm)

Weekend 2 (February 1 - 3):

Friday, February 1:   6 - 9 pm

Saturday, February 2:  9 am - 5 pm

Sunday, February 3:  9 am - 4 pm


All students are expected to prepare by successfully completing the elements in the required Nimble Arts™ DVD: Aerial Fabric: Beginning Level 1 prior to the start of the workshop. Trapeze experience is not necessary but it will make your journey easier.  Link to video:  

PLEASE NOTE: This DVD must be purchased separately and is not included in the registration fee.

Cancellation policy:

There will be a 15% administrative fee for any cancellations prior to 1 month before the start of the workshop (December 24, 2018).  If participation is cancelled less than 1 month prior to the workshop (December 25 or after) no refund will be given.