The New Jersey Circus Center offers circus classes and workshops for kids and adults. These classes are great for learning circus arts, as well as a unique way to get fit! They offer various classes in trapeze, juggling, tumbling, tightwire and much more. Adult classes focus on fun and fitness; using a variety of ground and aerial circus skills, students get a total body workout that incorporates strength, flexibility, upper and lower body strength and balance. Visit the website for the class schedule and to sign up.
The New Jersey Circus Center offers five classes for kids of various ages. The Big Top Buddies program is for children 3 - 5 years old, First of May is designed for children 6 - 8 years old and the Youth Circus Program is appropriate for 9 - 12 year olds. Each of these three classes teaches students motor skills, hand-eye coordination and social skills using the trapeze, tightwire, juggling and tumbling. The more advanced classes are designed for children 13 - 17 and focus as an introduction to the world of aerial arts. Students are challenged to try a variety of apparatus including corde, fabric, trapeze, lyra, and hammock in order to teach tricks, connect with the equipment, move in the air and build strength.