Aerial Marvels and Scientific Wonders
  • Build strength and balance
    with family and friends
  • Classes are fun and challenging
    for all ages and skill levels
  • Guest instructors
    add to class variety
  • Opportunities for performance
  • Fly and be free

Step into the captivating fusion of science and wonder with our Circus Science Class! In this extraordinary learning experience, we combine the thrilling world of the circus with the fascinating principles of science.

In each session, you'll embark on a journey of discovery as you explore the intricate physics, mechanics, and biology behind circus acts. From the graceful aerial silk performances to the mesmerizing juggling routines, you'll uncover the secrets of balance, motion, and force that make these feats possible.

Through hands-on experiments and interactive demonstrations, you'll delve into the science of balance and equilibrium as tightrope walking and unicycle riding come to life. Witness the laws of motion at play in juggling patterns, and uncover the marvels of aerial arts by studying concepts like aerodynamics and fluid dynamics.

But it's not just about the physical acts – our Circus Science Class is a gateway to understanding the wonders of the natural world. Discover how the body adapts to contortion, learn about the principles of energy conservation in gravity-defying leaps, and explore the interplay between music and rhythm in creating breathtaking performances.

This class isn't just for aspiring scientists; it's for anyone who's curious about the magic behind the circus spectacle. Unveil the captivating science that elevates each twist, turn, and twirl, and gain a deeper appreciation for the beauty and brilliance of both the human body and the world around us.

So, whether you're a budding scientist or simply a lover of the extraordinary, join us in our Circus Science Class – where the thrill of the circus meets the marvels of science in an unforgettable fusion of learning and entertainment!

This class will be a mix of physical activity and scientific exploration. Come prepared to use your mind and body. This is an active class, please wear clothes suitable for moving around and being upside down. Space is limited. $20 for drop in, $275 for the year.

Click below for a list of the topics for this year. They are subject to change.

Circus Science Topics for Littles (Grades K-2)

Circus Science Topics for Juniors (Grades 3-6)

Circus Science Topics for Seniors (Grades 7+)