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$19.00 First Timer Trial Class

The trial class is a condensed version of a regular class. It includes a brief warm-up, instruction on basic aerial poses, and ends with the instructor walking you through fundamental aerial sequences/choreography.

Its a great way to try us out before signing up for membership, get advice on what classes are best for you and to learn about our memberships. This is available to first time students at Chicago Aerial Arts and may be applied to membership upon signup.

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Classes are for adults only. Participants must be 18 years of age or older to participate in classes, trials,  and open gym sessions. Any minors interested in aerial training my book private lessons.


Hammock Trial Classes

Aerial Hammock (also known as Aerial Sling) is a simple loop of fabric with endless possibilities. For beginners, aerial Hammock is often more accessible than aerial silks and a great place to start your aerial journey. For experienced aerialists, aerial Hammock offers complex fabric theory possibilities! (30min) Adults only.

If you have an intermediate level of experience please email us for the right first time class for you @ [email protected]

Mondays/Tuesdays 5:15 PM-5:45PM
Saturdays/Sundays 1:15 PM - 1:45 PM


Lyra Trial Class

Lyra or Aerial Hoop is a metal ring suspended from one or two points. It is a great apparatus for people whose brains like to think in circles and whose bodies love to roll, twist, or spin. Aerial Hoop is often called lyra. It is a steel hoop with a diameter big enough to sit inside comfortably. Adults only.

If you have an intermediate level of experience please email us for the right first time class for you @ [email protected]

Wednesdays - 5:15PM - 5:45PM


Aerial Silks Trial Class

Aerial Silks uses two lengths of fabric, secured from the ceiling, and involves using your graceful technique to climb and maneuver the silks. This class focuses on fabric theory, climbs, inversions, conditioning and aerial choreography/flow. Adults only.

If you have an intermediate level of experience please email us for the right first time class for you @ [email protected]

Saturdays- 11am-12pm