Three hoop choreo with Tabitha at @southwestcajunfest this weekend. Thank you @thecircusfarm for having us out!! #multiplehooping #hoopersofig #hoopersofinstagram #chandler #arizona #thecircusfarm #southwestcajunfestival #busking #performanceart #giglife
Below you’ll find a list of circus centric jams, meet ups, studios, training facilities and shops based in the Phoenix, AZ valley. I’ve created this list so it’s easy to find your peeps whether it be hoop, circus, fire, aerial and/or juggling. I get a lot of questions about events in the area! My hope is this list gives you the information and resources to connect with others.
Lists are in alphabetical order and take no precedence. If you have any questions or would like to see your Phoenix based company, event or shop listed please message me your information.
Times and Schedules may vary. Please click on provided link for the most up to date information.
Jams and Skill Shares
2nd Friday Circus & Spin Jam at The Circus Farm
Local entertainment company who holds circus jams every second Friday of the month. Bring your fire, flow toys, hula hoops and yoga mats! This is a family friendly event. Aerial Lyra and Silks also available. No alcohol or drugs allowed. Every Second Friday, 7pm-12am. More information, click here
Phoenix Acro Yoga Connection
The Acro Yoga community is active and inclusive. Whether you are brand new to Acro Yoga, or more experienced, you will find many people to connect with and plenty of opportunities to deepen your practice. Jams are on Tuesdays at Hudson Park (Acro + flow). More information, click here
Monday Flow Jams
This bi-weekly event is an inclusive family-friendly community event located at Steele Indian School Park. Open to hoopers, poi spinners, musician, artists, ect. More information, click here
Saturday Skill Share & Acro Jam
Formerly hosted by Acrobody (who recently closed), Vertical Fix now hosts weekly, all level, donation based acro & skill share. Suggested donation is $5. Play time is Saturdays, 3-6pm. More information, click here.
Sunday Tempe Flow Jam
Flomies meet up every Sunday at Tempe Beach Park for spinning, juggling, slacking, music, and anything skill related! Times depend on the season. More information, click here
Thursday Papago Jam – Yoga & More
A weekly event held at Papago park on Thursday nights. There’s a group yoga and meditation followed by a flow jam of hoopers, poi spinners, jugglers, slack-liners and more! It’s a great place to connect with like minded people. This event is held from 7-10pm. More information, check out their group page or go to their Facebook Page. Follow them on Instagram here.
Aero Terra Arts
Belly dance, fire, aerial, swing dancing and acrobatics! This company has it all. Located at Core Cross Fit in downtown Phoenix. This church turn fitness venue has all the classes you could want to take with top instructors. More information, click here
Circus School of Arizona
North Scottsdale school for circus arts, aerial and more. Youth circus troupe and classes are available! More information, click here
Prowess Pole Fitness
Unleash your inner vixen by taking an acrobatic pole class. It’s not only a way to feel more sexy, but to build strength and grace. They also offer flexibility and beginner aerial classes. More information, click here
Award-winning burlesque performers Maxi Millions & Frankie Fillmore teach burlesque classes that are fun, sexy, and all about the tease! These courses are designed to teach you burlesque foundations & act development / improvement for performers, beginners, and the simply burlesque curious! More information, click here
June Cleavidge trains newbies, beginners and her own burlesque troupe out of Studio VaVaVoom located in Tempe, AZ. They were voted “Best of the Valley” 2016 in Phoenix Magazine. More information, click here
Tempe based studio for all things aerial. Lyra, trapeze, and silks OH MY! Now with more acrobatic, dance and flexbility classes. Make all of your circus dreams come true! More information, click here
Online based store run out of Phoenix that provides quality fire performance gear, glow props, flowtoys, instructional DVDs, safety gear, hardware, wick and flow arts supplies. More information, click here
The Flow Shop
The Flow Shop is the first permanent space in Arizona for juggling, fire dancing gear, LED toys, hula hoops and festival fashion. More information, click here
Jessica is Now Sponsored by Astral Hoops
Jessica is proud to be among the elite group of artist sponsored by the internationally acclaimed LED prop company, Astral Hoops. She has using their products since 2012 for LED performances. For more information about Astral Hoops products click the links below! If you have any questions about Astral products, repairs, etc. Please contact me!
Ok, so I know this isn’t a local brand. However, I wanted to rep my Sponsor and tell you how much I LOOOOOOOVE my Astral Hoops!!! So here’s my shameless plug, because they’ve been so good to me over the years.