Positive-I dANCE & Circus Center
CLASS DESCRIPTIONS ~
Gymnastic Dreams with Royya ~ This gymnastics program will teach your children basic and above basic gymnastic technique. Includes tumbling and handstand training, along with how to fall safely wherever and whenever. Children will learn balance, build strength, and most of all build confidence and believe in themselves. Coach Royya is first aid and CPR certified as well as USA Gymnastics certified and the Paradise junior football cheer coach.
Kid's Poi with Marlo ~ Poi spinning has been shown to increase hand-eye coordination. This movement art is based on the ancient Maori art of poi spinning. Your child will have so much fun exploring poi spinning!
Aerial Hoop with Abigail ~ Aerial hoop aka the lyra is an amazing aerial art. This aerial dance form is demanding and very rewarding. We use fitness and conditioning training to increase our abilities in the aerial hoop. We learn stretches, warm ups and movements in the hoop.
Fire Dance with Abigail & Matthew ~ This class focuses on safety and safe fire techniques. We require 4 weeks of training before anyone lights the tools on fire. We teach fans, staff, poi, hoops, hand palms and rope dart. This class is now part of Circus Play on Monday nights. Once it gets warmer out we will have a dedicated class for fire!
Aerial Yoga I with Raychel & Tessa ~
Aerial yoga is a combination of traditional yoga poses done on the floor and above, connecting with the breathe, body and spirit. Each class soft fabric closing meditation and singing bowls will have you wanting to come back for more and more.
Aerial Yoga Prenatal with Seaira ~
The aerial hammock is used as a yoga prop and offers extra, soft support for mothers-to-be. A gentle, slow practice will leave you feeling emotionally and physically lighter, freer and happier. Connect with your baby and body in more ways than one. We will be exploring pranayama (breathing) techniques and pelvic floor work to help prepare for childbirth. Pre-natal yoga has been proven to shorten labor times, prepare the body and increase strength for momma and baby for a beautiful birthing experience. Class ends lying in the hammock and relaxing into pure bliss of meditation, massage and peace.
Children's Aerial Yoga with Raychel ~
Join Raychel on a magical aerial yoga adventure. Establishing safe boundaries and a relationship with not only the hammock, their breathe, and each other, but with themselves! Children will learn aerial yoga basics - ground, standing and inversion poses. They will be guided through a yoga practice, and guided into exploration and creative time for each child to freely express themselves and share and teach to each other. (ages 5-7)
Kid's Aerial Yoga with Raychel ~
In this 45 minute class your yogis will be introduced to aerial hammocks and each week will build on what was the learned the week prior. They will have time to explore, create, and mindfully play in the hammocks both structured and independently. It incorporates fun minded movement up in the air. This class offers therapeutic and sensory benefits while having fun and strengthening their minds and bodies. Yoga in the aerial hammock is a whole new experience and is great tool to aid in stimulating the sensory system, body awareness, social and emotional needs, and self regulation. Each week the kids will build upon the previous work, learning new poses, mindfulness techniques, breathing tools and creative ways to practice yoga in the hammock! (ages 8-12)
Brain Dance with Jena ~
Exploring movement and dance. Learning basic structure, breathing, balance, movement, sensory play, creative play and brain dance techniques.This creative dance form is comprised of 8 developmental movement patterns that healthy human beings naturally move through in the first year of life. (ages 3-12)
Acro Family Fit with Seaira & Will ~
Fun for the whole family learn the basics of Acro yoga. A playful and rewording way to bond and create positive life skills. This is a partner acrobatic movement art. You do not need to come to this class as a couple! Feel free to check us out all by yourself. We always need spotters and flyers!
Kid's Aerial Dreams ~
An aerial dance performing troupe for kids between the ages of 8 and 12 who love aerial, flying, dancing and performing! Troupe members will be invited or specially assessed to determine if this is the class for them. This class will focus on strengthening, conditioning, more advanced aerial poses, flips, drops, dance technique with the fabric and work on choreographed aerial dance routines each class prepping for our Aerial Showcase that will take place at our studio. From then on, this troupe has several future performing opportunities at local events, festivals and studio private parties. Every class ends with a 5 minute guided meditation as the students fully relax their body and spirits, feel grateful for their bodies and what they are capable of, enjoy the smells of lavender and/or essential oils, massage therapy and relax sweet silence in their hammock/also know as their cocoon. (Troupe costume, extra rehearsals near show days and arts & craft gatherings are all included in the one time fee that covers 3 and a half months of classes!) This troupe is every 4 months. We have troupes for the aerial swing and aerial hoop.
Kid's Fusion with Abigail ~ This dance is a mix of jazz, lyrical and hip hop. This is a fun, fast paced, choreography based dance class. We focus on proper technique, stretching, warm up and cool down. Lets dance!
Tribal Belly Dance with Abigail ~ Tribal bellydance is an amazing art form open to all ages and all sizes. We explore oriental dance, American Tribal Style Bellydance and Improvisational Style Bellydance. Join us and connect with an amazing tribe of women! We offer 2 classes, Skills and Drills and Choreography. This dance form is amazing and this class WILL change your life!
Jazz Dance with Jamie ~ Learn this sassy dance style with Jamie. Jazz is a fun and playful dance. This class focuses on technique and fun. This class is choreography based.
Children's Creative Dance with Abigail ~ Lets dance! In this fun class we use play to teach proper form, beginning technique and basic dance moves. In this class we will help your child to discover new ways to move.
Open Circus Play ~ Come and explore the tricks and flips of the circus! We will hang swings and lyra for you to experience, we will set out all the fire and flow tools. If you are instructor approved, we will light those tools up and spin fire! Use this time to practice what you know. Use this time to work on your own routine or just work out. $10 / hour