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Adult/Teen Classes

Next session runs August 27th - October 21st

To Register:

1. If you don't already have an account in this registration system, create one by clicking "Sign Up". If you do already have an account, sign in.

2.Find the class you're looking for (they are listed in chronological order) and register for it. If you'd like to sign up for the session of classes, purchase an 8-week green class pass for non-aerial classes or the corresponding 8-week session pass for each aerial class. These passes can only be used during the Fall Session. Unused passes do not rollover to the next session. If you'd like more flexibility, purchase either a one-time visit, or a drop-in class pass (available in 5 or 10 class chunks for aerial classes only), which is good for one year. If you'd like to pay for your visit or pass in cash or check, bring your payment on the day of class, and try to show up at least 5 minutes before class starts.

3. If it's your first class, give us a heads up at studio@wisefoolnm.org so we can get you oriented :)

4. Limited tuition assistance and work trade is available. Click here to fill out the application form.

5. Please note that there must be a minimum of 2 students to run any given class. If there are only 2 students in a class, class will run for only one hour. Also, aerial classes with only one teacher are limited to 5 students. Make sure to register ahead of time to guarantee your spot.

6. All classes are available for drop-in except the Intro to Aerials class which runs on a 4-week session.

Questions? Email Ilana at studio@wisefoolnm.org or call (505) 310-9723.


(AC) Rope Mixed Level $25 per classFrom $0 per visit with (AC) Make-Up Aerial Class passNo purchase required to enroll

Rope, also known as corde lisse, is a challenging and dynamic apparatus. In this all levels class students will develop or expand/refine skills in beats and momentum, climbs, wraps and drops. No experience necessary, but this class will be most suitable for folks who are able to do a pull-up and an inversion.

(AC) Monday AM Fabric 1 - 3 $25 per classFrom $0 per visit with (AC) Make-Up Aerial Class passNo purchase required to enroll

(AC) Gentle Aerials $20 per classFrom $0 per visit with (AC) Make-Up Aerial Class passNo purchase required to enroll

This class is designed for people who would like to have an experience in circus-style aerial arts and would like to take it slow. It is appropriate for all levels, including people with intellectual disability, people with injuries, older folks (65+ very welcome!), and people of all sizes and physical fitness levels. There is a small student to teacher ratio allowing students to work at their own paces.


(AC) Juggling & Unicycling All Ages (D) $15 per classFrom $0 per visit with (AC) Make-Up Aerial Class passNo purchase required to enroll

For folks ages 7+. You'll have the opportunity to learn and practice juggling and unicycling. No experience necessary!

(AC) Rope Beg/Intermed $25 per classFrom $0 per visit with (AC) Make-Up Aerial Class passNo purchase required to enroll

(AC) Handstands-- ALL LEVELS (D) $15 per classFrom $0 per visit with (AC) Make-Up Aerial Class passNo purchase required to enroll

Whether you're completely new to going upside down or you're looking for a fun way to gain strength and stamina in your handstands, this class is sure to be a fun and tough workout! Handstands can be a very slow but rewarding process and this class will give you the tools you need to work towards better lines, balance and fun shapes. No experience necessary, but this class will be most suitable for folks who are already comfortable taking all of their weight in their hands.

(AC) Fabric Mixed Level Tuesday $25 per classFrom $0 per visit with (AC) Make-Up Aerial Class passNo purchase required to enroll

Suitable for complete beginners all the way through advanced students.

(AC) Fabric Mixed Level Wednesdays $25 per classFrom $0 per visit with (AC) Make-Up Aerial Class passNo purchase required to enroll

Suitable for complete beginners all the way through advanced students.

(AC) Intro to Aerials 4 - Weeks $72Purchase required to enroll

Intro to aerials is the perfect way to start on your aerial journey. A perfect class for beginners, you will try aerial fabric, trapeze, and hoop. The class will focus on basic technique, conditioning, and building body awareness in the air. No experience necessary. Suitable for folks of all body sizes, genders, and fitness levels.

(AC) Rope Intermediate/Advanced $25 per classFrom $0 per visit with (AC) Make-Up Aerial Class passNo purchase required to enroll

For students with previous experience on rope who are comfortable with beats, inversions and at least beginning to explore roll-ups and open drops.

(AC) Trapeze/Lyra Int/Adv (D) $25 per classFrom $0 per visit with (AC) Make-Up Aerial Class passNo purchase required to enroll

The quintessential circus discipline, trapeze is a great way to build strength and coordination for other aerial apparata. Class includes a dynamic warm-up, floor exercises and aerial vocabulary, technique, and conditioning on static trapeze & lyra/aerial hoop in a supportive, non-competitive environment. Trapeze and Lyra are hung low at 3' to 7' high. This class is suitable for folks with no experience all the way through advanced students.


(AC) Clown $15 per classFrom $0 per visit with (AC) Make-Up Aerial Class passNo purchase required to enroll

This class is for anyone who has taken Sarah Jane's clown class before. The focus of the class will be to work on acts (solo or small groups) to perform, and there will be a performance at the end of the class.

(AC) Partner Acro -- All Levels $15 per classFrom $0 per visit with (AC) Make-Up Aerial Class passNo purchase required to enroll

Acrobalance involves the physical act of sharing weight and balancing between two or more people. We'll explore acrobal­ance from both circus and yoga per­spec­tives, blending trust and con­nec­tion with dynamic play, flex­i­bil­ity for mind and body, and phys­i­cal con­di­tion­ing. Acrobalance will lit­er­ally turn you upside down and give you a whole new per­spec­tive on your poten­tial to be both strong and sup­ported from the ground up into the air. No experience and no partner necessary!

(AC) Circus Conditioning (D) $12 per classFrom $0 per visit with (AC) Make-Up Aerial Class passNo purchase required to enroll

Get your strong on! Worried that you're not ready for circus classes, or want to up your game in your aerial class? This class is great for folks of all levels to build full-body strength, using circus equipment in a safe, non-competitive environment.

(AC) Flexibility (D) $15 per classFrom $0 per visit with (AC) Make-Up Aerial Class passNo purchase required to enroll

This class is suitable for folks at all levels who want to better understand how their body works, set stretching goals, develop active flexibility and increase range of motion. This is a perfect complement to aerial and acrobalance classes.

(AC) Lyra 2-4 $25 per classFrom $0 per visit with (AC) Make-Up Aerial Class passNo purchase required to enroll

A class dedicated to lyra, also known as aerial hoop. Suitable for folks working sequence 3 and above. Class will include spinning and swinging and may use the trapeze for conditioning and skill-building.

(AC) Fabric Mixed Level Sunday $25 per classFrom $0 per visit with (AC) Make-Up Aerial Class passNo purchase required to enroll

Suitable for complete beginners all the way through advanced students.

(AC) Open Studio $10 per classFrom $0 per visit with (AC) Make-Up Aerial Class passNo purchase required to enroll

An opportunity for currently enrolled students to practice what they're learning in class. Not a led class, but an instructor is present to ensure safety and answer questions.

(AC) Trapeze/Hoop 1-2 $25 per classFrom $19 per visit with (AC) Mixed Aerials 7-week session passNo purchase required to enroll

The quintessential circus discipline, and a great way to build strength and coordination for other aerial apparata. Class includes a dynamic warm-up, floor exercises and aerial vocabulary, technique, and conditioning on static trapeze & lyra/aerial hoop in a supportive, non-competitive environment. Trapeze and Lyra are hung low at 3' to 7' high. No previous experience necessary! Also suitable for students working up to level 4 on Lyra and level 7 on trapeze.

(AC) Private Aerial Class No purchase required to enroll

(AC) Monday Fabric 1/2 $25 per classFrom $0 per visit with (AC) Make-Up Aerial Class passNo purchase required to enroll

Fabric 1/2: designed for total beginners or students who are working on sequences 2 & 3, you will learn the fundamental skills and build strength.

(AC) Circus Foundations -- Ages 10 to Adult

Want to get a well-rounded circus experience? This drop-in, donation-based class is for you! This class will include stilt-walking, Rolla bolla, walking globe, juggling, basic tumbling and partner acro. Absolutely no experience necessary, suitable for folks ages 10 and up. Suggested donation $5 - $15 but no one turned away for lack of funds.