Night Owl Circus Arts



Contemporary Dance w/ Danielle
Tonight 7:15 PM at South
1 spot open
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Open Gym w/ Craig
Tomorrow 6:30 PM at South
2 spots open
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Int/Adv Silks w/ Wil
Mon 11/2 6:45 PM at South
2 spots open
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Aerial for Kids w/ Claire
Tue 11/3 5:30 PM at South
2 spots open
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Beg Trap w/ Wil
Wed 11/4 6 PM at South
1 spot open
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Dance Improv w/ Danielle
Wed 11/4 7:15 PM at South
4 spots open
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Open Gym w/ Craig
Thu 11/5 6:30 PM at South
1 spot open
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Int/Adv Silks w/ Wil
Mon 11/9 6:45 PM at South
2 spots open
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Beginner Silks w/ Claire
Tue 11/10 6:45 PM at South
1 spot open
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Beg Trap w/ Wil
Wed 11/11 6 PM at South
1 spot open
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Beginning Ballet w/ Danielle
Wed 11/11 7:15 PM at South
3 spots open
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Circus Classes

Not sure where to start? Aerial Silks, AcroYoga, Aerial Yoga, and Tumbling are all great beginner-friendly classes to start with! All of our aerial classes are capped off at either 5 or 6 students. This small size limit allows us to work with each student individually, and at their own skill level. We have classes for all ages, fitness levels, and body types!

Aerial Silks

These are our most popular classes for new students. Our instructors work individually with each student and adapt to their level of strength and comfort. In this class, you will learn many movements in the silks, and in doing so, increase your upper body strength. But you'll be having so much fun, it won't feel like you're working out! We work over an 8-inch crash mat at all times, and all beginner moves are done low down to the ground. The core goals for this class are to be safe, and have fun!

The classes labelled as "Beginner Silks" are exclusively for beginners, while the class labelled as "Aerial Silks" are open to all levels, including first-timers through advanced students. Classes labelled "Int/Adv Silks", "Intermediate Silks", or "Adv Silks" are exclusively for intermediate or advanced students who have begun working on drops, and have trained at NOCA before. If you have significant previous aerial experience from another studio, give us a call before signing up.

Beginner and mixed level classes are open to ages 14+, but the majority of our students are college aged and older. Intermediate and Advanced classes are open to ages 15+.

Int/Adv Silks w/ Wil
Mon 11/2 6:45 PM at Azure
Int/Adv Silks w/ Wil
Mon 11/9 6:45 PM at Azure
Beginner Silks w/ Claire
Tue 11/10 6:45 PM at Azure

Aerial Silks w/ Craig
Thu 11/12 4 PM at Azure
Int/Adv Silks w/ Wil
Mon 11/16 6:45 PM at Azure
Beginner Silks w/ Claire
Tue 11/17 6:45 PM at Azure
















Aerial Yoga

Aerial Yoga is a relatively new approach to a traditional yoga practice. We use a the fabric to support the weight of our bodies, helping us achieve various postures with more depth, ease and excitement. By relieving 20-80% of body weight, the hammock allows students to rapidly increase their flexibility while improving balance and core strength. In doing so, students are able to reach more advanced yoga poses if desired, like inversions, offering improvements in health and vitality. In addition, the silks are used as wraps on our bodies that gently massage. No aerial experience is required. Open to ages 14+.

Aerial Yoga w/ Katie
Thu 11/12 5:15 PM at Azure
Aerial Yoga w/ Katie
Mon 11/16 5:30 PM at Azure
Aerial Yoga w/ Katie
Thu 11/19 5:15 PM at Azure

Aerial Yoga w/ Katie
Mon 11/23 5:30 PM at Azure
Aerial Yoga w/ Katie
Thu 11/26 5:15 PM at Azure
Aerial Yoga w/ Katie
Mon 11/30 5:30 PM at Azure
















Improv

This class is designed to help build characters for performance and build confidence in the creating process of dance and theatre pieces. Ideas for solo and group performance will be explored. Characters created in this class can easily be transferred onto the silks and into the air. This class draws on methods from children's theatre, Italian Clowning, Commedia dell'Arte, devised physical theatre, and sketch comedy.

Dance Improv w/ Danielle
Wed 11/4 7:15 PM at Azure












Aerial For Kids

Aerial Silks are a great way for students to increase strength and dexterity while having tons fun! They will get to climb, spin, hand upsidedown, and noodle around in the silks, all while learning new skills. We work over an 8-inch crash mat at all times. The core goals for this class are to be safe, and have fun!

Open to ages 7-14. We prepare a customized lesson plan for every class that we teach based on who is signed up. Because of this, it is a strict requirement that all kids are paid and signed up for their class online at least 12 hours before this class. We unfortunately cannot take walk-ins, or last minute signups in the kids class. Parents of children under 12 must remain present throughout the class.

Aerial for Kids w/ Claire
Tue 11/3 5:30 PM at Azure
Aerial for Kids w/ Claire
Tue 11/17 5:30 PM at Azure
Aerial for Kids w/ Claire
Tue 11/24 5:30 PM at Azure

Aerial for Kids w/ Claire
Tue 12/8 5:30 PM at Azure
Aerial for Kids w/ Claire
Tue 12/15 5:30 PM at Azure
Aerial for Kids w/ Claire
Tue 12/22 5:30 PM at Azure












Juggling

Juggling classes for adults are available by request. We often have casual juggling practice time during Open Gym, and we're happy to teach beginners! This is free! Just call ahead and let us know if you're coming to Open Gym to juggle. Open to ages 15+. We offer private lessons in juggling for adults, or kids aged 7+. We can also help you plan trips to amazing regional juggling festivals and conferences, including the Atlanta Groundhog's Day Juggling Festival, the International Jugglers Association Festival, and the Asheville Juggling Festival! Attending one of these events is truly the best way to learn about the art of juggling!









Open Gym

Open Gym is a time for students to come in and practice moves that they've been working on in class. An aerial instructor will always be present to oversee safety, and provide spotting if needed, but they will not be teaching during this time. Students are prohibited from teaching each other during this time. Attempting moves that you have not been taught in person by an aerial instructor is also prohibited. If you want to use the aerial equipment during open gym, you must have taken an aerial class within the last month, or have special permission from an instructor. A trapeze and corde lisse are also available, but since we don't offer classes for these apparatuses, instructor permission is required. Open to ages 15+. Children under 16 must be supervised by a parent. All aerial class packages come with one free open gym credit.

Open Gym w/ Craig
Tomorrow 6:30 PM at Azure
Open Gym w/ Craig
Thu 11/5 6:30 PM at Azure
Open Gym w/ Craig
Thu 11/12 6:30 PM at Azure

Open Gym w/ Craig
Thu 11/19 6:30 PM at Azure
Open Gym w/ Craig
Thu 11/26 6:30 PM at Azure
Open Gym w/ Craig
Thu 12/3 6:30 PM at Azure

Private Lessons

Private lessons in any of the skills listed above are available. If you're really serious about perfecting your skills and taking them to the next level, private lessons are an incredibly effective way to achieve that! Cost is $65 per hour for one student, and $10 per additional student, for a maximum of 6 students. Call us to talk about your class goals, and scheduling before you purchase private lesson credits.


Private Parties

Private parties for any of the skills listed above are available, with Aerial Silks being the most popular. This is great for bachelorette parties, corporate team building, birthday parties, or field trips! Cost is $180, which covers up to 12 students, and a 60 minute class. For groups larger than 12, we have to split them into two consecutive one-hour groups for a total price of $300. If you need extra room rental time (cut your cake and open presents at NOCA!), this is available for an additional cost of $50 / hour. Call us, let's talk!




Photography by Keith Dixon Studios, Elissa Wood Photography, Amanda and Chad Photography.