youth ages 

13-17 yrs old

ACRO KIDS

FULL TERM 

9-17 YRS

Based on ability

This single semester class is a circus tumbling and balancing technical class. This class if for students who have not yet mastered cartwheels or down to bridge. Students will learn proper technique and form for balancing, limbering and tumbling.

 

Students in this class participate in the Informal Student Showcase in December and the Under The Big Top production in June.

FULL TERM 

9-17 YRS

Based on ability

This single semester class is a circus tumbling and balancing technical class. This class if for students who have not yet mastered cartwheels or down to bridge. Students will learn proper technique and form for balancing, limbering and tumbling.

 

Students in this class participate in the Informal Student Showcase in December and the Under The Big Top production in June.

FULL TERM

9-17 YRS

Based on ability

This is a circus tumbling and balancing technical class. Students will learn proper technique and form for balancing, limbering and tumbling. This class is for students who can cartwheel and down to bridge. Students will learn proper technique and form for balancing, limbering and tumbling.

 

Students in this class participate in the Informal Student Showcase in December and the Under The Big Top production in June.

AERIAL YOUTH

Aerial Youth 1

FALL SESSION

Not sure your Aerial Acrobat will LOVE our classes? This single-semester, one-hour class lets them explore the world of Aerial without you committing for a full term. Not just about fitness and creativity, this one-hour class also teaches dedication, discipline, and focus. Students learn skills on multiple aerial apparatus such as the Trapeze, Hoop, and Silks. With a focus on safety as well as fun, youth are encouraged to push their personal envelopes and experience the thrill of success.

 

Students in the Fall Session participate in the Informal Student Showcase in December.

 

**If your Aerial Artist loves it, they can join the fFULL TERM program in January and participate in the Under The Big Top student showcase in June.

Aerial Youth 1

FULL TERM

Not just about fitness and creativity, this one-hour class also teaches dedication, discipline, and focus. Students learn skills on multiple aerial apparatus such as the Trapeze, Hoop, and Silks and then sequence those skills together to create something all their own. With a focus on safety as well as fun, youth are encouraged to push their personal envelopes and experience the thrill of success.

 

Students in the Full Term program participate in the Informal Student Showcase in December and the Under The Big Top student showcase in June.

Aerial Youth 2

FULL TERM

 

Pre-Requisite: Aerial Youth 1

This class is a continuation of Aerial Youth 1. WE continue to grow their sills in Aerial Trapeze, Aerial Hoop, and Aerial Silks.

 

Students in the Full Term program participate in the Informal Student Showcase in December and the Under The Big Top student showcase in June.

YOUTH TRAPEZE

Youth Trapeze

FULL TERM

Pre-Requisite: Aerial Youth 2

This class focuses on the specific skills of Trapeze. We build strength and flexibility and work specifically on the Trapeze. This class is a more intense learning environment than Aerial Youth 2 and is designed to push students to excel on the Trapeze.

 

Students participate in the Informal Student Showcase in December and the Under The Big Top student showcase in June.

Youth Trapeze Advanced Skills

FULL TERM

Pre-Requisite = Youth Trapeze

This class is a continuation of Youth Trapeze.

Students participate in the Informal Student Showcase in December and the Under The Big Top student showcase in June.

*Acceptance into this class has technical requirements and is by invitation

**Registration in our CIRCUS STRENGTH CLASS is mandatory for all Advanced Skills classes

YOUTH SILKS

Youth Silks

FULL TERM

Pre-requisite: Aerial Youth 2

This class focuses on the specific skills of Silks. We build strength and flexibility and work specifically on the Silks. This class is a more intense learning environment than Aerial Youth 2 and is designed to push students to excel on the Silks.

 

Students participate in the Informal Student Showcase in December and the Under The Big Top student showcase in June.

Youth Silks Advanced Skills

FULL TERM

 

Pre-requisite: Youth Silks

This class is a continuation of Youth Silks.

 

Students participate in the Informal Student Showcase in December and the Under The Big Top student showcase in June.

*Acceptance into this class has technical requirements and is by invitation

**Registration in our CIRCUS STRENGTH CLASS is mandatory for all Advanced Skills classes

YOUTH HOOP

Youth Hoop

FULL TERM


Pre-requisite: Aerial Youth 2

This class focuses on the specific skills of Aerial Hoop. We build strength and flexibility and work specifically on the Hoop. This class is a more intense learning environment than Aerial Youth 2 and is designed to push students to excel on the Hoop.

 

Students participate in the Informal Student Showcase in December and the Under The Big Top student showcase in June.

Youth Hoop Advanced Skills

FULL TERM

Pre-Requisite = Youth Hoop

This class is a continuation of Youth Hoop.

Students participate in the Informal Student Showcase in December and the Under The Big Top student showcase in June.

*Acceptance into this class has technical requirements and is by invitation

**Registration in our CIRCUS STRENGTH CLASS is mandatory for all Advanced Skills classes

YOUTH CONDITIONING

FULL TERM

9-17 years

The safe execution of circus skills from aerial to ground acrobatics requires a solid strength and flexibility foundation. This class is designed for aerialists and acrobats to give them the conditioning required to stay safe and injury free as they progress through the technical challenges of their aerial and acrobatic classes.

DEVELOPING

LEADERSHIP

Students 12-17 have the opportunity to join our Leadership Team.

 

Spectacle Blue Mandate

 

Aerial Dance and Circus is for everyone, not just elite athletes. At Spectacle Blue we strive to build stellar human beings by fostering self-confidence, positive self image and community awareness through physical discipline and creative performance.

 

Becoming a part of the Leadership team means we have the opportunity to give back to our circus community, share our passion for circus and inspire those around us. We leave an everlasting impression on the lives of those we meet.

 

Roles of a Leadership Team Member

 

- Demonstration of Skills.

- Help students achieve success in learning elements.

- Adjust methods to students level.

- Always have a positive attitude

- Be a team member

- Keep up with technical expertise - go to workshops - push and challenge yourself.

- Know terminology.

- Greet students cheerfully before and after class.

- Maintain children’s safety.

- Hand out notes/achievement beads/stickers etc.

- Help keep area clean in and out of the studio.

- Give praise to students.

- Enjoy what you are doing.

- Take attendance.

- Meet with your teacher regularly. Check the lesson plan before the class begins to be sure you know what will be happening in your class.

- Input ideas in choreography or learning of steps. Know the choreography from week to week.

- Take initiative to correct or help students with difficulties.

- Lead warm up after the first few months.

- Maintain attendance at all meetings and complete all weekly assignments, and projects on time.

 

Applications for the Leadership team go out in August of each year.

we believe in creating stellar humans

Contact

Unit #9, 1 Fisher Crescent, Okotoks, AB T1S 1B6

Tel: 403 601 3474

info@spectacleblue.ca

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