January Intensive Program

SANCA’s January Intensive Program is a series of immersive training sessions geared towards physically fit individuals who are interested in expanding their knowledge of acrobatic and/or aerial circus arts.

Aerial Intensive Courses
Session 1: January 2-12, 2018
Session 2: January 15-26, 2018

Acrobatics Intensive Course
January 15-26, 2018

Class will be held Monday – Friday from 10am-4pm, with an hour break for lunch. All classes will take place at the School of Acrobatics and New Circus Arts at 674 S. Orcas St. in the Georgetown neighborhood of Seattle. Students are responsible for their own housing, meals, and transportation.

Full month program includes Aerial Session 1 and Acrobatics session 2.

Course Descriptions: 

709380ac74_wt11-3-sancaThe Acrobatics Intensive course

will focus on a variety of ground disciplines, including tumbling, handstands, trampoline, and partner acrobatics. Daily programming will include conditioning and flexibility. Students will also have the opportunity to work on other circus disciplines such as tightwire, rolling globe, and juggling. Students can expect to learn proper technique, basic vocabulary, and gain strength and flexibility. Prior circus or gymnastics experience is not required but movement experience will be an advantage.

 

 

 

 

januaryintensive_2014_cc_students_aerialhoop_14The Aerial Intensive course

will focus on static trapeze, rope, and fabric. Daily programming will include conditioning and flexibility. Students will also have the opportunity to work on other circus disciplines such as handstands and trampoline. Students can expect to learn proper technique, basic vocabulary, and gain strength, flexibility, and aerial stamina. Prior circus or gymnastics experience is not required but movement experience will be an advantage.

 

Tuition:
• Aerial Session 1 (January 2-12, 2018): $800
• Aerial Session 2 (January 15-26, 2018): $850
• Acrobatics Session 2 (January 15-26, 2018): $850
• Full month: Aerial Session 1, Acrobatics Session 2: $1450

Price of tuition includes:
• SANCA’s $50 registration fee
• 50 hours of class time including 4 hours of flying trapeze

There are opportunities to sign up for extra classes and lessons at an additional cost.

 

Sound like fun? Here’s How to Apply

General Requirements:

• Participants must be in good health and physically fit.
• Participants must be at least 18 years of age by the start of the program.

Application Process

• Create a video containing the required skills (see below). You may also include up to two minutes of other skills such as acrobatics, aerial, or any other type of circus or movement related activity (yoga, dance, martial arts, etc.) A link to this video is required in the online application.
• Fill out the online application and skill evaluation form by Friday, October 27th, 2017.

Requirements for the Acrobatics Intensive
• Participants must be available from Jan 15th – Jan 26th, 2018.
• Participants must be able to complete:
– Ten or more push-ups from feet or knees
– Twenty V-ups
– Fifteen frog jumps
– Pike stretch, straddle stretch, and a bridge

Requirements for an Aerial Concentrated Course
• Participants must be available from January 2nd – Jan 12th, 2018 for Session 1 or January 15th –
26th for Session 2.
• Participants must be able to complete:
– Straight hang from a bar for 30 seconds
– Tuck hang (knees to chest) from a bar for 30 seconds
– Ten or more push-ups from feet or knees
– Pike stretch, straddle stretch, and a bridge

Application may be found here

Contact

Still have questions? Please email schools@sancaseattle.org