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
Aerial and Spin Open Gym at District 8
Every Monday and Wednesday nights an open gym is hosted in the underground warehouse of District 8 in Central Phoenix. Available to anyone who wants to train their body and build new skills. $10 suggested donation per person. Jams are from 6:30-9:30pm. More information, click here *CURRENTLY ON SUMMER HIATUS*
AcroYoga Open Play
Acrobody is place to be if you’re an acroyoga lover living in the Phoenix Valley. They host weekly, all level, donation based play time in their studio. Suggested donation is $3/hour. Play time is from 2:45-6pm. More information, click here
Free Weekly Yoga, Meditation, Slacklining and 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, click here
North Valley Phoenix Flow Jam & AcroYoga
This jam is was created specifically for those in the North Valley, but all are welcome! Flow artists, slackers, circus craving, aerial and acro loving yogi’s gather to share skills, knowledge and fun on a weekly basis. Jams are on Sundays, 1-4pm. More information, click here *CURRENTLY ON SUMMER HIATUS*
Hoop Open Play
Weekly Donation-based open play for hula hoopers hosted by Acrobody. This all levels jam with the intention of creating a consistent, supportive environment for people to learn, grown and find their flow together. Play time is on Saturdays from 10am-12pm. More information, click here *CURRENTLY ON SUMMER HIATUS*
Open Air Jam
3 Queens Circus hosts Friday flyday at their downtown studio from 7:30-10pm. Mingle with other aerialist while working out on any apparatus. Are you a newbie? They ask to come to a class before attending air jam for safety reasons. More information, click here *CURRENTLY ON SUMMER HIATUS*
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. More information, click here
Their mission is bring communities together for the sake of peace, love and unity through dance, self expression, activism and education.. This group of flow artists are taking their feet to the streets by using their dance to make waves for social and political change. More information, click here
Second Friday’s at The Circus Farm
Local entertainment company who holds circus jams every second Friday of the month. Bring your fire, flow toys 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
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
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
This studio pushes the limits of the human body. Acroyoga, handstands, rings, flexibility, hula hooping and Thai massage! You’ll get a unique workout and learn some cool tricks you didn’t know were possible. 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
Veteran entertainer, Lucy Morals, 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
Three Queens Circus
These queens rein high on their thrones of all things aerial. They teach rope, silks, trapeze and lyra in downtown Phoenix with each instructor bringing their own creativity and flair to the practice. More information, click here.
Tempe based studio for all things aerial. Lyra, trapeze and silks OH MY! They even have flexibility classes at 10am on Saturdays where you go deeper than any yoga class and end up sore for days. More information, click here
Walk In Wellness
This is not your average wellness center. Walk in Wellness is a facility that hosts a variety of holistic services and weekly classes. Classes range from hip hop, yoga, sound healing to acroyoga and handstands. 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
Etsy based store run out of Phoenix, AZ by Jessica Rufo. This store specializes in handcrafted beginner, intermediate and advanced day use hula hoops. More information, click here