Private and Small Group Lessons with Laura Burch

9 years of age or older; no experience necessary
Options of Silk, Lyra, and Dance Trapeze

Introduction to Aerial

Next 4 week session starting the week of November 1st
Two sessions running a week: Mondays at 5:30PM or Thursdays at 6PM
Learn the foundations of Aerial with this 90 minute group class focusing each week on a new apparatus. Try your hand at Lyra, Silk, Sling, and Trapeze with a basic introduction to aerial arts

Total for 4 week session: $100
Must be 16 or Older (parental consent for 18 and under required)

Splits Flexibility

Drop-in class (email for pre-assessment); Saturdays at 9AM
75-minute class focusing on active flexibility and strength
Each week has a different focus:
front/back/middle splits, straddles, pancakes, y-scales, tilts, compression
Must be 16 or older (parental consent required if under 18)


Ever wanted to take a circus class? Welcome aerialist Laura Gwendolyn Burch to Bellingham! She is back from touring and teaching classes and private lessons. Email to sign up or request rates and availability for private instruction.

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Private Aerial Instruction with Dream Frohe

Beginning through advanced instruction on Aerial Hoop/Lyra.
Beginning through intermediate aerial instruction on Aerial Fabric and Trapeze.
No experience necessary. Email for rates and details.

Dream Frohe is an aerialist with a passion for thoughtful and dynamic movement.  She has been teaching and performing aerial dance nationally and internationally since 2010. Using her background as a gymnast, in addition to a lifelong interest in dance and other art forms, she teaches the fundamentals of body awareness, strong technique, and expressive movement in a fun and safe environment. Instagram: @dreamefrohe

Prop Manipulation with Richard Hartnell

Private and small-group instruction in toss juggling, contact juggling, poi, staff, and other props, with an emphasis on increasing comfort and flow with objects. Coaching for close-up, stage, and/or fire performances also available.

Richard Hartnell spent ten years as a working juggler in the SF Bay Area in both street and stage settings, touring across twelve countries. A grand-student of multi-disciplinary juggler and MacArthur Genius Michael Moschen, he focuses not just on the props themselves but the underlying principles of motion that connect them all.

Contact: for rates and scheduling