1321 Watson St. Detroit   ★   Metro Detroit's Original Circus School   ★   313 674 6424

Circus Workshops at the Detroit Flyhouse



At the Detroit Flyhouse, we regularly host circus workshops and intensives on a variety of topics. From Aerial to Acro, Hooping to Fire, workshops offer a great way to augment and expand your knowledge! The workshop schedule changes regularly, so be sure to check back here or follow us on facebook to keep informed!

Please note that there are no refunds or exchanges.

Aerial Yoga

Saturday April 18 2020 7:30-8:30pm $25

Come feel the restorative healing effects that adding an aerial hammock can provide to traditional yoga poses.

Whether you’re a brand new yogi, an experienced practitioner, an aerialist, or just curious, aerial yoga can provide you with exactly what you need.

The hammock supports us throughout our practice, as emphasis is on deep stretching, decompression of the spine, core engagement, strengthening, and inverting safely without putting pressure on the head, neck, or back.

Absolutely no experience (with yoga nor aerial) necessary. Come float with us!

Intro to Aerial

Saturday May 16 2020 3:15-4:45pm $30

Always wanted to try that aerial stuff but not sure how to get started? Well this workshop is for you! We'll start from scratch and go from there. This is a safe and friendly workshop designed to make the basics of aerial arts accessible to total beginners, no matter your background. What are you waiting for?

Aerial Yoga

Saturday May 16 2020 6-7pm $25

Come feel the restorative healing effects that adding an aerial hammock can provide to traditional yoga poses.

Whether you’re a brand new yogi, an experienced practitioner, an aerialist, or just curious, aerial yoga can provide you with exactly what you need.

The hammock supports us throughout our practice, as emphasis is on deep stretching, decompression of the spine, core engagement, strengthening, and inverting safely without putting pressure on the head, neck, or back.

Absolutely no experience (with yoga nor aerial) necessary. Come float with us!

Jenn Bruyer Workshop: CURTAIN CLIMBING – OPEN FABRIC (FABRIC)

Friday May 29 2020 6-7:30pm $50

CURTAIN CLIMBING – OPEN FABRIC (FABRIC)

Pre-reqs: Ability to invert in the air and be in the air for up to 2 minutes in a supported position.

One of the most distinct attributes of fabric choreography is the ability to open it up and explore! In this workshop we will explore a variety of open fabric maneuvers, shapes and ideas to accentuate your existing skillset and choreographies.

Jenn has been immersed in aerial arts since 2008. She is driven by her focus on fabric (silks) and sling (hammock) but also enjoys exploring cord lisse, cloud swing, trapeze, lyra, net, rope & harness and anything else someone puts in front of her. She has coached, choreographed and performed around the world including over 30 US states, Italy, Germany, Austria, Canada and Mexico.

As an Aerial Coach, she seeks to provide the highest quality progressive instruction to aerialists of all abilities from novice to professional performer. Her mission as a human is to cultivate a warm, non-judgmental learning environment that fosters community, to build physical and emotional strength within the individuals who participate in this environment and methodically construct a vehicle by which to create art.

Dear students and potential students, please take note of our refund/exchange policies. There are NO refunds or exchanges.

Jenn Bruyer Workshop: FABRIC WITCHCRAFT

Friday May 29 2020 7:45-9:15pm $50

FABRIC WITCHCRAFT

Level: Intermediate or Int + on fabric

It’s still magic, even if you know how it’s done...

The allure of fabric is truly multi dimensional. It's beautiful, tactile and confusing. It can seemingly defy physics. Wraps, shelves and connections can appear and disappear in an instant.In this workshop we will dig deeply into 'fabric theory' - relating connections to one another all the while exploring some really fun examples of knots, hitches, releases and wraps that simply do not seem possible or are totally surprising to even an educated eye.

Jenn has been immersed in aerial arts since 2008. She is driven by her focus on fabric (silks) and sling (hammock) but also enjoys exploring cord lisse, cloud swing, trapeze, lyra, net, rope & harness and anything else someone puts in front of her. She has coached, choreographed and performed around the world including over 30 US states, Italy, Germany, Austria, Canada and Mexico.

As an Aerial Coach, she seeks to provide the highest quality progressive instruction to aerialists of all abilities from novice to professional performer. Her mission as a human is to cultivate a warm, non-judgmental learning environment that fosters community, to build physical and emotional strength within the individuals who participate in this environment and methodically construct a vehicle by which to create art.

Dear students and potential students, please take note of our refund/exchange policies. There are NO refunds or exchanges.

Jenn Bruyer Workshop: Dynamic Sling

Saturday May 30 2020 11am-12:30pm $50

DYNAMIC SLING

Level: Intermediate / Advanced Sling

Go big or go home! ;) All the big moves, drops and totally wild transitions you can handle all on one place!

We will begin this workshop with a skills progression of dynamic movements, beats, flairs and catch locks. Students can expect to work on: beats, flairs, dynamic pathways, simple drops, hands free dives, direction changing drops, fancy transitions, rolls and releases.

Jenn has been immersed in aerial arts since 2008. She is driven by her focus on fabric (silks) and sling (hammock) but also enjoys exploring cord lisse, cloud swing, trapeze, lyra, net, rope & harness and anything else someone puts in front of her. She has coached, choreographed and performed around the world including over 30 US states, Italy, Germany, Austria, Canada and Mexico.

As an Aerial Coach, she seeks to provide the highest quality progressive instruction to aerialists of all abilities from novice to professional performer. Her mission as a human is to cultivate a warm, non-judgmental learning environment that fosters community, to build physical and emotional strength within the individuals who participate in this environment and methodically construct a vehicle by which to create art.

Dear students and potential students, please take note of our refund/exchange policies. There are NO refunds or exchanges.

Jenn Bruyer Workshop: TWO ROPES AND A BAR : EXPLORING (DANCE or STATIC) TRAPEZE

Saturday May 30 2020 12:45-2:15pm $50

TWO ROPES AND A BAR : EXPLORING (DANCE or STATIC) TRAPEZE

Level: Intermediate

It all starts with Two Ropes and a Bar. The perfect gift for the moving body. Support and freedom, simplicity and complexity, frame and space. In this workshop we will dive into various topics as it relates to this apparatus’s unique construction: moving through and around, wrapping, shelves, dynamics and pathways – taught in short relatable sequences.

Jenn has been immersed in aerial arts since 2008. She is driven by her focus on fabric (silks) and sling (hammock) but also enjoys exploring cord lisse, cloud swing, trapeze, lyra, net, rope & harness and anything else someone puts in front of her. She has coached, choreographed and performed around the world including over 30 US states, Italy, Germany, Austria, Canada and Mexico.

As an Aerial Coach, she seeks to provide the highest quality progressive instruction to aerialists of all abilities from novice to professional performer. Her mission as a human is to cultivate a warm, non-judgmental learning environment that fosters community, to build physical and emotional strength within the individuals who participate in this environment and methodically construct a vehicle by which to create art.

Dear students and potential students, please take note of our refund/exchange policies. There are NO refunds or exchanges.

Jenn Bruyer Workshop: Vertical Dance

Saturday May 30 2020 2:30-4pm $50

VERTICAL DANCE (FABRIC and/or ROPE)

Level: Intermediate or Int + on fabric and/or rope

Open to most aerialists with fabric and/or rope experience. Suggested: ability to invert from the floor, ability to double crochet, ability to hold your own weight in the air.

It's not all triple stars and slack drops my friends… If you aren’t using the floor as your apparatus connects to it you are MISSING AN OPPORTUNITY! In this workshop we will explore transitions, skills and ideas as they relate to and transition to and from the floor. You can expect supported floor work, spins, mounts, descents, loops, knots, locks, poses and more. Intended for those who want to enliven their floor transitions for existing fabric/rope work or reimagine how to use a small space.

Jenn has been immersed in aerial arts since 2008. She is driven by her focus on fabric (silks) and sling (hammock) but also enjoys exploring cord lisse, cloud swing, trapeze, lyra, net, rope & harness and anything else someone puts in front of her. She has coached, choreographed and performed around the world including over 30 US states, Italy, Germany, Austria, Canada and Mexico.

As an Aerial Coach, she seeks to provide the highest quality progressive instruction to aerialists of all abilities from novice to professional performer. Her mission as a human is to cultivate a warm, non-judgmental learning environment that fosters community, to build physical and emotional strength within the individuals who participate in this environment and methodically construct a vehicle by which to create art.

Dear students and potential students, please take note of our refund/exchange policies. There are NO refunds or exchanges.

Jenn Bruyer Workshop: DANCE HAMMOCK

Saturday May 30 2020 4:15-5:45pm $50

DANCE HAMMOCK

Level: Open/all levels, but some aerial experience is recommended

Hammock has been a long time favorite of mine because I feel like I can simply DANCE! Without the entanglement of a fabric tail or the defined edge of a steel bar my body feels as though it can move as freely as if there were nothing there at all!

In this workshop we will explore specific skills, pathways and transitions that I think are particularly dance like in nature. We will also examine the space between the fabric loop and floor, how these two can meet and interconnect to create spins, circles, transitions, mounts and supported floor choreography to enhance your hammock vocabulary or create an entirely new performative experience. No background in dance or hammock is required.

Jenn has been immersed in aerial arts since 2008. She is driven by her focus on fabric (silks) and sling (hammock) but also enjoys exploring cord lisse, cloud swing, trapeze, lyra, net, rope & harness and anything else someone puts in front of her. She has coached, choreographed and performed around the world including over 30 US states, Italy, Germany, Austria, Canada and Mexico.

As an Aerial Coach, she seeks to provide the highest quality progressive instruction to aerialists of all abilities from novice to professional performer. Her mission as a human is to cultivate a warm, non-judgmental learning environment that fosters community, to build physical and emotional strength within the individuals who participate in this environment and methodically construct a vehicle by which to create art.

Dear students and potential students, please take note of our refund/exchange policies. There are NO refunds or exchanges.

5 Day Circus Youth Camp Ages 6-15

Monday June 22 to Friday June 26 10am - 2pm $300

5 days of circus camp. This option includes day 5 of camp which consists of practicing what they have learned during the week to create, choreograph and perform for friends, family and other campers.

6-15 years old All levels of experience encouraged, supported and challenged.

What could be more exciting than joining the Circus this summer without ever leaving Michigan? At our summer camp, children ages 6-15 will discover and explore the exciting world of circus arts in our 4 or 5 day camp series.

Campers will learn how to perform magic tricks, fly on aerial apparatus, juggle and so much more! Our camp culminates with a snazzy show on day 5 for family and friends created, choreographed and performed by your children (with help from coaches of course)!

Our coaches are a combination of skilled performers and educators focused on teaching circus skills while encouraging creativity and connection. This summer is a great time to learn skills your camper will enjoy for a lifetime!

A waiver signed by parent or legal guardian required.

Please bring a peanut free snack and water.

Please look over the dress code on our home page.

4 Day Circus Youth Camp Ages 6-15

Monday June 22 to Thursday June 25 10am - 2pm $240

4 days of circus camp. This option does NOT include day 5 of camp which consists of practicing what they have learned during the week to create, choreograph and perform for friends, family and other campers.

6-15 years old All levels of experience encouraged, supported and challenged.

What could be more exciting than joining the Circus this summer without ever leaving Michigan? At our summer camp, children ages 6-15 will discover and explore the exciting world of circus arts in our 4 or 5 day camp series.

Campers will learn how to perform magic tricks, fly on aerial apparatus, juggle and so much more! Our camp culminates with a snazzy show on day 5 for family and friends created, choreographed and performed by your children (with help from coaches of course)!

Our coaches are a combination of skilled performers and educators focused on teaching circus skills while encouraging creativity and connection. This summer is a great time to learn skills your camper will enjoy for a lifetime!

A waiver signed by parent or legal guardian required.

Please bring a peanut free snack and water.

Please look over the dress code on our home page.

Aerial Yoga

Saturday June 27 2020 8-9pm $25

Come feel the restorative healing effects that adding an aerial hammock can provide to traditional yoga poses.

Whether you’re a brand new yogi, an experienced practitioner, an aerialist, or just curious, aerial yoga can provide you with exactly what you need.

The hammock supports us throughout our practice, as emphasis is on deep stretching, decompression of the spine, core engagement, strengthening, and inverting safely without putting pressure on the head, neck, or back.

Absolutely no experience (with yoga nor aerial) necessary. Come float with us!

Aerial Yoga

Saturday July 25 2020 8-9pm $25

Come feel the restorative healing effects that adding an aerial hammock can provide to traditional yoga poses.

Whether you’re a brand new yogi, an experienced practitioner, an aerialist, or just curious, aerial yoga can provide you with exactly what you need.

The hammock supports us throughout our practice, as emphasis is on deep stretching, decompression of the spine, core engagement, strengthening, and inverting safely without putting pressure on the head, neck, or back.

Absolutely no experience (with yoga nor aerial) necessary. Come float with us!

Intro to Aerial

Saturday August 1 2020 1:30-3pm $30

Always wanted to try that aerial stuff but not sure how to get started? Well this workshop is for you! We'll start from scratch and go from there. This is a safe and friendly workshop designed to make the basics of aerial arts accessible to total beginners, no matter your background. What are you waiting for?

Intro to Aerial

Saturday September 26 2020 3:15-4:45pm $30

Always wanted to try that aerial stuff but not sure how to get started? Well this workshop is for you! We'll start from scratch and go from there. This is a safe and friendly workshop designed to make the basics of aerial arts accessible to total beginners, no matter your background. What are you waiting for?

Intro to Aerial

Saturday December 12 2020 1:30-3pm $30

Always wanted to try that aerial stuff but not sure how to get started? Well this workshop is for you! We'll start from scratch and go from there. This is a safe and friendly workshop designed to make the basics of aerial arts accessible to total beginners, no matter your background. What are you waiting for?

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