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Adult Intensives

Wise Fool's Circus Intensives (BUST! and ELEVATE) provide a safe space for adults of all shapes, sizes, ages, gender presentations, and backgrounds to come together and explore their physical and inner strength while building trust and community.

Elevate! Circus Intensive $300Purchase required to enroll

January 5th - 19th.

ELEVATE is a “circus boot-camp” for adults of all ages (16-70+), genders, and skill levels. This two-week camp takes place at Wise Fool Studio in Santa Fe. Perfect for those with a 9-5 job, the focus of ELEVATE is personal fitness through circus skills in a supportive, challenging, and gender equal environment. By the end of the two weeks you'll become familiar with: Aerial Fabric, Trapeze, Partner Acrobatics, Stilts, Object manipulation, Clowning, Unicycling and Conditioning. Raise your perceptions of what’s possible and get your workout off the ground at ELEVATE! Students receive 33 hours of conditioning and circus skills instruction. No previous experience required! All levels welcome! Cost is $300 for earlybird registration (before December 20th) or $350 after December 21st. Work Trade and Partial Scholarships are available. Click here to apply.


BUST! 6-Week Circus Intensive

2018 BUST runs May 19th - July 8th - Fees are on an Equity Scale of $200 to $1000
BUST! seeks to be a socially engaged circus intensive for people who self identify as women or gender- non conforming. All shapes, sizes, ages, backgrounds and ability levels are welcome. In order to make the course as accessible as possible, we have from a fee and scholarship basis to an equity based system - meaning each participant will pay according to their ability/income. To register, please pay the $200 deposit. If the $200 deposit is a barrier to participation, please email studio@wisefoolnm.org. Once you are registered we will send you a questionaire about you, your goals, and your financial situation to determine where you fall on the scale.

CircAspire Rehearsal $16 per classFrom $11 per visit with (CA) CircAspire Rehearsal Class passNo purchase required to enroll

Aerial Teacher Training -- INTRO $400Purchase required to enroll

Introduction to Teaching Aerials

This is a 5 day 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. (please link to our web site http://nimblearts.org/aerialteachertrain/ )


Aerial Teacher Training --- FOUNDATION FABRIC $200Purchase required to enroll