German Wheel

Round and round.

German Wheel 1 teaches students how to physically manipulate, move in, on, and around the wheel. Students will develop strength, body awareness, dexterity, and agility while learning the basics of individual and partner German Wheel.

In German Wheel 2 students will build on the skills learned in German wheel 1 with more advanced cartwheels, continuing to develop straight line rolling, and introducing spirals and vaulting.

The German Wheel, known also as the gymwheel, is practiced as a sport in many European countries, but is usually seen as a performance art in the United States. Clean lace up shoes (no boots) are required.

Ages: 11 & up, participants must be at least 60″ tall
Length: 85 minutes
Prerequisites Level 1: 12-week session of Circus class
Prerequisites Level 2: German Wheel 1 and Instructor approval
Tuition: Summer Session $305/10wks


Level 2

In German Wheel 2 students will build on the skills learned in German wheel 1 with more advanced cartwheels, continuing to develop straight line rolling, and introducing spirals and vaulting. The German Wheel, known also as the gymwheel, is practiced as a sport in many European countries, but is usually seen as a performance art in the United States.

Clean lace up shoes (no boots) are required.

Ages: 11 & up, participants must be at least 60″ tall
Length: 85 minutes
Prerequisites: German wheel 1 and Instructor approval
Tuition: Summer Session $305/10wks.


Skills Review

Designed for adults who want more time on aerial equipment and to hone their skills independently, German wheel review is a loosely guided practice session.