Gainesville Circus Center, Inc.

Gainesville Circus Center, Inc.

5.0 (3)
Best of 2022
1 hire on
6 employees
13 years in business

About this pro

Gainesville Circus Center (formerly S-Connection Aerial Arts) is the first and only circus school in Gainesville, Florida. We offer training in aerial arts: static and flying trapeze, silks, lyra, pole, acro, hammock and more. We provide training opportunities for both recreational and professional levels, and performance opportunities throughout the year.

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Gainesville, FL 32601
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3 Reviews


  • Rik

    these ladies inspire my son to learn about the mechanics of his body and encourage him to enjoy the time with them and practice the skills being taught. he totally loves his circus lessons.

  • Maddie Williams

    great for everyone, the trainers are amazing and I couldn’t think more positively of it.

  • Eric Perez

    My introduction to S-Connection was an aerial yoga class. I was surprised by the range and extension I felt during and after the stretch. I enjoyed it so much I wanted to learn about other classes they offered. I had been training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for 2 years and was looking for a way to supplement my martial arts training. The Partner Balance class offered what I was looking for. I signed up for 3 months and participated in the Student Showcase at the end of my session. The class was highly structured with a focus on learning correct technique and fundamentals. Corey and the instructional staff were professional, proficient and consistent about their instruction. I am grateful to have found this school of this caliber in Gainesville. I transitioned back to my regular training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu after my 3 month session. I felt a marked increase in strength and flexibility upon my return to martial arts. The difference was 100% a result of the training at S-Connection. I look forward to training with Corey and her team again. If you are looking for a place to improve strength, flexibility, conditioning, balance or movement, S-Connection is an outstanding place to train. Go get some!


What is your typical process for working with a new student?

We strive to make circus arts accessible to all ages and fitness levels. We place all new students in our intro to aerial class with the option of also combining aerial yoga and aerial fitness in order to master the basics of aerial technique. Students have the opportunity to test out at the end of each month for intermediate and advanced classes. New students can start any time!

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

BA - Contemporary Dance (Mills College 2005)

MA - Performance studies (UFBA 2008)

PhD - Anthropology, focus on performance (UF 2015)

Scholarship student with Intrepida Trupe, Rio de Janeiro (2012-2013)

Worked with Circo Picolino, Fern Street Circus, and Aerial Revolution.

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

Prices vary depending on whether you purchase month-to-month or sign up for a contract.

4 classes with 30 day expiration = $70

4 classes/month with 3 month contract = $65/month

4 classes/month with 6 month contract = $60/month

8 classes = $119 / $109 / $99

Unlimited Studio Classes = $159 / $149 / $139

Lessons offered

Dance Classes Acrobatics Classes Aerial Yoga Classes African Dance Classes Ballet Classes Ballroom Dance Lessons Brazilian Samba Lessons Burlesque Dance Classes Choreography Classes Circus Arts Lessons Contemporary Dance Classes Dance Fitness Classes Dance Choreographers