Aerial Clubs and Classes

Use this list to find aerial circus classes and clubs near you. Learning the trapeze, aerial hoop, rope, aerial silks or aerial yoga is a fun way to keep fit and is getting more popular by the day. Many of these lessons in the aerial arts cater for all levels, beginner to advanced.

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United Kingdom


Edinburgh - All or Nothing - Learn trapeze, silks corde lisse and more with this Edinburgh based group.  

Edinburgh - Aerial Art House - Provides aerial and circus based classes for all levels and ages. Our activities include: Aerial Silks, Hoop, Static Trapeze, Rope, Pole and Chinese Pole.  

Glasgow - Aerial Edge - Take aerial classes and more in Glasgow from the team behind the Edinburgh Aerial and Acro Convention (EAAC).

Glasgow - Spinal Chord - Aerial circus and dance classes in Glasgow.

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The North West

Liverpool - ioisis Pole and Aerial - Offering private Lyra and silks training, along with regular pole training, ioisis is a great place for courses, drop-ins and private lessons.

Manchester - Higher State Aerial - Higher State Aerial teach weekly classes in trapeze, aerial hoop, silks and stretch at Ordsall Leisure Centre in Salford. We teach from beginners to advanced and can provide PTs, group lessons and workshops.

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The North East

Newcastle - Northern Pole Dance - Pole dancing and aerial yoga classes in Newcastle and the North East.

Newcastle - Circus Central - Offering courses to the public on everything from aerial to tumbling.

Newcastle - Dance City - Classes and workshops in aerial trapeze, hoop and silks and more.

Newcastle - Poleguns - Pole, Aerial Hoop and Circus (trapeze, silks, and lollipop) from this studio in Byker

Durham - Tempest Dance and Fitness Studio - A vibrant dance studio in Durham’s city centre. Come and join us for Belly Dancing, Burlesque, Pole Dance, Aerial Cocoon, Aerial Yoga, Aerial Hoop, Mixed Aerial, and more! Open Classes suitable for all. Private lessons also available.

Hartlepool - Fly power Fitness - Fitness studio with unique and exciting classes, including pole, aerial and others.

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Yorkshire and the Humber

Leeds - Aerial Empire Leeds - We teach standard pole, flying/aerial pole, aerial hoop, lollipop lyra, aerial straps, aerial silks, handstands, stretch and contortion

Leeds - Leeds Aerial Arts - We offer classes for ALL abilities and ages in Aerial Hoop, Aerial Yoga, Aerial Silks, Sling and Acro Yoga

Leeds - Urban Angels Circus - Urban Angels Circus offer tuition in Aerial Hoop, Solo and Doubles Trapeze, and Silks on a regular basis. They also teach more unusual aerial skills such as Spanish Web, Aerial Net, Bungees and Harness Work as weekend workshops.

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The Midlands

Birmingham - Danse Vivante - Birmingham and the West Midlands most popular aerial and dance classes. Teaching a variety of styles including aerial silks, aerial hoop, static trapeze, aerial rope, pole dancing, acro, aerial yoga and more! across four fantastic locations.

Birmingham - Rogue Play Theatre - Aerial classes in Birmingham plus performances, dance, poetry and much more.

Birmingham - CircusMASH - Aerial classes at the largest circus school in the West Midlands. Based in Birmingham.

Birmingham - Body Synergy - We run classes in Pole Fitness, Aerial Hoop, Calisthenics, Bootcamp, Stretch, Lyrical Pole Dance, and Exotic Pole Flow.

Circus Hub Notts - Circus Hub Notts Based in Nottingham’s creative quarter in Sneinton, Circus Hub Notts provides classes in Aerial Silks and Hoops.

Worcester - Aerial Inspirations - Aerial Inspirations is a pole and Aerial school that provides lessons in pole dance, Aerial hoop, Silks, Aerial Net, Handstand/handbalance and contortion.

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East of England

Cambridge - Cambridge Community Circus - The thriving and multi-talented CCC provides a training space for signed-off aerialists but also offers beginner's lessons.

Ely - The Pole Shed - Offers instruction in Pole, Bungee, Lyra, Silks, Trapeze and Rope and more; as regular classes and as workshops for both adults and children, as well as open training for those who have been signed off.

Norwich - The Oak Circus Centre - The Oak is the space founded by the Lost in translation circus in Norwich.

St. Albans - St Albans Trapeze and Aerial Arts - We offer classes for adults and children in static trapeze, aerial silks, aerial yoga and more in a friendly and welcoming environment.

Harlow - Ultimate Aerial Fit - We teach disciplines such as silks, trapeze, aerial hoop, pole and hammocks.

Basildon - South Essex Gymnastics club - Set in an Olympic level Gymnastics club (home to gold medallist Max Whitlock), we teach Static Trapeze, Hoop, Rope and Silks to both adults and children on a purpose-built 7-meter rig.

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Flying Fantastic - A dedicated aerial fitness centre in London offering classes in Aerial Silks, Hoop, Slings and Static Trapeze.

Southwark Circus Corner - Affordable aerial silks and rope classes for beginners and intermediates in South East London. Open training is also available on rope in partnership with Southwark Gymnastics.

Arena Aerial - Offering circus training in North London including aerial, clowning, physical theatre, handstands and flexibility. Plus studio space hire and professional development.

Aerialand - Learn aerial dance, circus and fitness in West London, just a few minutes from Hammersmith station.

My Aerial Home - My Aerial Home teaches a variety of aerial dance skills in South London including static trapeze, rope, silks and hoop along with the ground-based skills of contortion, acrobalance and tumbling – to absolute beginners and improvers. 

National Centre for Circus Arts - The UK's leading circus school also offers aerial courses in silks, rope, hoop and static and flying trapeze.

Gravity Circus Centre - North London's Gravity Circus Centre offers intensive classes and weekend classes, along with regular weekly meetups and open training.

Aircraft Circus Academy - Aerial and acrobatics classes, courses, and workshops for adults and children, catering for all levels - from beginner to professional. Located in South East London.

Aerial Days - Aerial classes for kids and adults in Trapeze, Hoop, Rope, Silks, Straps, conditioning and flexibility. Located in North London.

Aerial Gymnastics London - Specialising in combining Aerial and Gymnastics into one discipline, with classes in hoop, silks and trapeze for adults and kids in East London

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The South West

Southampton - Aerial Southampton - based in Southampton, Hampshire. Specialising in a variety of styles including Aerial Hoop, Rope & Silks, across our 2 fantastic venues. So don’t just admire the aerialist from “Cirque du Soleil”, become an aerialist yourself by coming along to our Aerial Arts classes!

Plymouth - Physiotherapy and Aerial Specialist - Aerial acrobatics classes for all levels in Plymouth as well as practice time for experienced aerialists. What's more, you can even get physiotherapy under the same roof.

Plymouth - Pole Power - located in Plymouth, Devon. We offer classes and 1-1 training for all abilities in Aerial Hoop, Aerial Silks, Rope, Static Trapeze, Pole Fitness, Conditioning and Flexibility in our fun friendly and supportive studio.

Bristol - Spin City Newbury - Spin City teach a variety of aerial skills including aerial silks, aerial hoop, trapeze, sling and pole fitness - from beginners to improvers in their dedicated studio in Newbury. 

Bristol - Circomedia - Bristol's highly regarded circus school. As well as full-time training they offer adult's aerial classes, including flying trapeze.

Bristol - The Island - A training space in Bristol that also runs silks, corde lisse, trapeze and lyra classes.

Bristol - Maya Dance and Fitness - We offer a range of classes including Pole Dancing, Aerial Hoop and Flexibility.

Forest of Dean - Engage Circus - Is based in the Forest of Dean and offers circus and aerial classes for children and adults.

Dorset - Secret Circus Agency - A small but perfectly formed Aerial Circus School based at The Project Climbing Centre in Poole offering classes in Aerial Hoop and Silks for adults aged 18+ delivered by highly skilled teachers.

Gloucestershire - All Bars Flying Trapeze Club - We are a flying trapeze club that offers outdoor flying trapeze classes during the summer months (from May to September).

Gloucestershire - School of Larks - We offer a range of regular classes in Stroud and Nailsworth for adults and children. We currently offer tuition in Trapeze, silks, acrobalance, rope, juggling, diabolo, devil sticks, plate spinning, staff, clowning, tightrope, tumbling, floorwork and hula hooping.

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The South East

Bognor Regis - Regis Gymnastics - An aerial acrobatics, gymnastics and trampolining centre in Bognor Regis. Two aerial rigs, 6m high ceiling, pit trampoline, metal sprung floor. The venue is available for private hire at very competitive rates. Aerial Hoop Classes coming soon.

Andover - Kelly Horne Aerial Silks - Andover, Hampshire. Specifically specialising in Aerial Silks. Various classes are available including beginner, intermediate, flexibility (using the silks) and body conditioning (using the silks).

Brighton - Acrobody - Acrobody is dedicated to aerial acrobatic coaching and fitness - With Junior and Senior Youth Classes at BYC in Brighton

Brighton - Brighton Aerial Arts - Specialises in aerial hoop, trapeze & flexibility, we run drop-in classes and courses from St Mary’s Church, Kemptown as well as outdoor private 1-2-1 tuition.

Brighton - The Circus Project - Based in Hove the Circus Project provides youth and adult tuition in aerial acrobatics.

Brighton - Teardrop - Offering Kids and Adults classes on all types of equipment in Brighton's Moulsecoomb area.

Brighton And Lewes - Hightop Circus - With a range of organised workshops, and many adult and kid classes based mainly in Brighton.

Colchester - Flight Aerial Arts - Learn aerial yoga, aerial silks, trapeze and aerial hoop in Colchester, Essex.

Fareham - Luna Acrobatics - Classes in Gymnastics, Aerial Hoop, Static Trapeze, stretch and more, suitable for beginners.

Havant - Tiger Tone Studio - Pole, Silks and Lyra classes most evenings, along with aerial yoga and hammock classes.

Kent - Airhedz - Airhedz run regular aerial classes for adults and teens, and have a regular youth circus too

Kent - Ikigai Holistic Ikigai Holistic offers classes in AntiGravity Cocooning.

Portsmouth - Top Banana Circus - Based on the South Coast, Top Banana Circus run regular classes, one-off workshops, Circus days and drop-ins, as well as appearing at events.

Ware - Studio Fly - Based in Essex and Hertfordshire, Claire and Lisa opened Studio Fly as a safe and welcoming space to enjoy all forms of aerial arts and exercise, meet new people and have fun.

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Cardiff - No Fit State - Offering a range of classes in flying trapeze, acrobatics, rope and silks, static trapeze, circus, aerial hoop and more.

Cardiff - Up Side Down Circus - Offering classes in aerial hoop, flying trapeze, silks and more.

Pontardawe - Organised Kaos - We teach Fire, Aerial, Acrobatics and Performance skills.

Bangor - Pagan's Pole, Circus and Dance Academy - We offer a huge variety of fitness/acrobatic classes to suit every taste, from Pole Dancing, Trapeze and Tri-Fly (Aerial Hammocks) to Stretch Class and Strength training.

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