Here you will find a number of local organizations that offer regular classes in circus or circus-related activities. They are listed alphabetically, and are followed by the types of activities they offer. Purely social organizations are also included (i.e. juggling clubs). Contact the organization to find out class specifics, times, and prices.

If you would like the classes you offer to be included, let us know!

AcroYoga in DC


Among other places, check out the drum circle in Malcolm X / Meridian Hill Park on Sunday afternoons in warm weather times.

Where to Acro DC

Active Life DC

fitness of many sorts (yoga, cycling, tai chi, etc), all FREE or very inexpensive

Agility Center


4990 Boiling Brook Parkway, North Bethesda, MD 20852

Center for Movement Theatre – Dody DiSanto

clowning, comedy, masks

4321 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC

Christian Kloc


Ciel Aerial

aerial, flow (poi), juggling

@Dance Exchange – 7117 Maple Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912

Dance Loft on 14th

acro, dance

4618 14th St NW, 2nd Floor, Washington DC 20011

DC Jugglers


@DC Jugglers on Facebook

Diva Fit

aerial, pole

157B Hillwood Ave, Falls Church VA

317 Sunset Hills Park Dr, Herndon VA

Elevate Arts – Sharon Witting


Fairfax Jugglers


Key Intermediate School, 6402 Franconia Road, Springfield VA 22150

Flow Circus

flow, juggling

Forever Dancing Ballroom

aerial, dance

5818 Seminary Rd B, Falls Church, VA 22041

Gwynne Flanagan


Host of Sparrows Aerial Circus

acrobatics, aerial, contortion, juggling

Richmond, VA

In the Dark Circus Arts – Kelly Jo Stull

aerial, cyr, flow, german wheel


Jessica John

aerial, acrobatics, flexibility

Monarca in Flight

acro, acrobatics, aerial, balance, juggling

3431-F Carlin Springs Road, Falls Church VA

Shelly Guy

       aerial silks

Studio 180 Dance

aerial, dance

131 Gibralter Ave, Annapolis, MD 21401

TSNY (Trapeze School New York)

aerial, flying trapeze, juggling, trampoline

1299 New Jersey Ave SE, Washington, DC 20003

UMD Gymkana


School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park MD 20742

UMD Jugglers


McKeldin Mall, University of Maryland, College Park MD 20742

@UMD Juggling Club on Facebook

UpSpring Studio

aerial, flow (poi)

@ Joe’s Movement Emporium – 3309 Bunker Hill Road, Mt. Rainier, MD 20712

Urban Evolution

acrobatics, aerial

5505 Cherokee Ave, Alexandria VA 22312

Zip Zap USA

acrobatics, aerial, juggling