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Special Workshops

Please email amelia@wisefoolnm.org if you need ASL interpretation or another type of accommodation, or with any question or help with registration.

(WS) Giant Puppet Making with Jo $200 Purchase required to enroll

Learn a variety of materials and techniques while you build your own Wise Fool style giant puppet! We'll start with clay sculpting and move through wheatpasting, cardboard construction, painting, internal frame construction, costume making, and how to bring your puppet to life! Limited spaces available - can work solo or share a slot between 2 people. Basic materials will be provided. Six session workshop - two classes a week for 3 weeks. Participants must commit to attending all 6 classes

(AC) SERIES: Intro to Chinese Pole $36 per class From $33 per visit with (AC) Aerial Class - Session Pass (6 weeks) pass Purchase required to enroll

Ever wondered about this exciting, dynamic apparatus called Chinese Pole? Now is your chance to explore what it can do! In this series class, you will learn about different techniques for climbing, sliding and some different ways of holding yourself on the pole. A great way to build strength while having fun!

Prerequisites: Must have previous aerial and/or acrobatic experience. Must be able to invert on any apparatus. Must be able to do a pull up.

Wear: Lots of layers and clothes you don’t care too much about. Bring a shirt and a hoodie, Students should wear tights or leggings underneath a pair of jeans and grippy shoes. I recommend wrestling or martial arts shoes such as Asics or Feiyues.

(AC) SERIES Intro to Chinese Pole $198 Purchase required to enroll

Ever wondered about this exciting, dynamic apparatus called Chinese Pole? Now is your chance to explore what it can do! In this series class, you will learn about different techniques for climbing, sliding and some different ways of holding yourself on the pole. A great way to build strength while having fun!

Prerequisites: Must have previous aerial and/or acrobatic experience. Must be able to invert on any apparatus. Must be able to do a pull up.

Wear: Lots of layers and clothes you don’t care too much about. Bring a shirt and a hoodie, Students should wear tights or leggings underneath a pair of jeans and grippy shoes. I recommend wrestling or martial arts shoes such as Asics or Feiyues.


(AC) SERIES Intro to Hand Balancing $174 Purchase required to enroll

Whether you’re a total beginner or working on getting your press to handstand, this series class has something for you! We’ll work together on tricks and drills to keep the body solid and operating as a single unit within that elusive perfect handstand line. We’ll also spend time on other balancing skills and learn how to strengthen and stretch the body for hand balancing success.

Prerequisites: Must be able to hold a plank for 30 seconds.


(AC) Aerial Choreography $198 Purchase required to enroll

Join us for a weekly aerial fabric choreography class. We will explore sequencing, expression and movement on and off the aerial fabric. Each week we will do a warmup, movement exploration dn then learn some choreography. This class will provide opportunities to perform for classmates and develop personal style.