handstands

Vocabulary

degree of difficulty

Chart moves left to right. As you can see, some foundation classes may already require further experience. This chart is just a jumping off point and is not perfect, but we have tried our best to accurately display each discipline's learning curve.

Silks

Foundations

Silks

Vocabulary

Hammock

Foundations

Hammock

Vocabulary

aerial hoop/Trapeze

Foundations

Aerial Hoop

Vocabulary

Trapeze

Vocabulary

Silks

Lab

hammock

Lab

Aerial Hoop

Lab

Trapeze

Lab

Start

Acro Yoga

Foundations

Acro Yoga

Vocabulary

Partner

Acrobatics

Foundations

Icarian

Foundations

hand to hand

Foundations

Icarian

Vocabulary/Lab

Hand to hand

Vocabulary/Lab

Handstands

Lab

handstands

Foundations

Cyr Wheel

Foundations

Cyr Wheel 

Vocabulary

tumbling

Foundations

tumbling

Vocabulary

Chinese Pole

Foundations

Chinese Pole

Vocabulary

Cyr Wheel 

Lab

tumbling

Lab

Chinese Pole

Lab

This chart is a guide only, not all disciplines and levels may be listed. For a breakdown of each level take a look below

Foundations
Vocabulary
Lab

How do I make an account?


If you are new to the studio, please click the tab at the top of the page titled "New Students" and follow the directions on how to make an account before signing up for classes.




How do I purchase classes and/or memberships?


New students: If this is your first time to the studio, first create your account by clicking New Students and following the directions there. Returning and new students: Once you have created an account, you can find all of the information about memberships on the Pricing page. After you find the membership/class/add-on/pass that is right for you, simply click on the button next to it and follow the directions to process your payment Please note that purchasing a membership or class pass does not register you for any classes. Once purchased you must then go in and find the class you wish to register for and reserve your spot.




What do I wear and bring?


Please wear comfortable, close-fitting clothes with sufficient coverage that allows you to move freely and invert without your face becoming obstructed. If you are participating in any aerials class we recommend pants that cover the knees, sometimes long sleeve shirts, and have your hair tied up. Clothing with zippers or any other metal are not allowed on the equipment. Please remove all jewelry including rings, necklaces, bracelets, large earrings, etc. Minimal facial piercings, well covered naval piercings and small studded earrings are allowed For most activities we recommend that no socks be worn due to safety concerns. There are certain skills your instructor may give the option to use socks for. No shoes are required except for Chinese Pole class (and these must be clean, indoor only shoes). Please leave your shoes and bags to the front of the studio. Please bring a water bottle with you – we have a sink where you can refill it.




Where is the studio?


We are located in unit 3 - 625 Hillside Ave in Rock Bay. We recommend you locate us through Google and leave a few minutes early the first time you come to the studio. We are in the building on the corner of Rock Bay ave and Hillside ave. and our entrance can be found by entering into the parkinglot * Street parking only * Please do not park in the parking lot, particularly in any spots identified as reserved




Where can I park?


Please park on the streets only. We share the parking lot with our neighbours and wish to respect their space.




Can I get public transport?


Yes, we are centrally located so there are many many bus routes that travel to our area. See the BC Transit website HERE




Where do I get the most current information?


Our website and the Mindbody app will always have the most up-to-date information. We also have a newsletter that we send out every few months which you can sign up for




Are there any prerequisites for the classes?


Yes, some classes do have prerequisites and some do not. We ask students to familiarise themselves with and respect the prerequisites listed to maintain class equilibrium and safety. Have a look at the classes page to see the prerequisites for each class.




What if I am late to class?


If you are a few minutes late, no worries! Join in the class for warm-up as soon as you can. If you missed warm-up, please be sure to take a few moments to warm yourself up and join in when ready. Please take care not to disrupt the class.




How far in advance can I book my classes for?


You can sign up for classes as far as 30 days in advance. Please be aware of our cancellation policies




Do I need a physical background to participate? How do I determine which level of class to take?


For anyone at any fitness level we always recommend you consult your physician if you have concerns about starting a new style of training. We offer classes that range from moderate to high intensity and we encourage each student to use accurate self-assessment in determining if a class is right for them. All prerequisites can be found on the classes page




If I/my child have a disability, am I/are they able to participate?


Each person is unique and so are we! We kindly ask you to consult us to find the best fit for you.




Do you have storage lockers?


We do not have lockers but we do have cubbies that we ask you to place all your belongings in prior to class. Please keep all belongings off of the gym floor and out of the way.




I am injured/sick, can I still come to class?


Until you are well or recovered we ask that you please stay at home




Am I able to watch?


From our experience most students perform and learn better in classes when family members or friends are not watching. Please respect our students’ learning environment by leaving the studio during their class time.




How do I reserve my spot in a class?


This can only be done once you have registered an account with us (see above steps) After you have purchased a class/pass/membership/new student unlimited pass, you are then ready to reserve your spot in a class. From a Desktop computer: Click on Adult Classes and read the descriptions and prerequisites for each class that is of interest to you. Once you decide on a class, click "Sign Up" and follow the directions from there From the Mindbody App: Download the “Mindbody: Fitness, Salon & Spa” app, login with your account that you have already created, search for Island Circus Space, and find the class that works for you *Using the app to register is a very efficient way to reserve your spot in a class once you have a good understanding which classes and levels are right for you. Be sure to be aware of all prerequisites before registering for a class.





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info@islandcircusspace.com

*Please note that all inquiries are handled via email. Do not hesitate to contact us should you have any questions, comments or concerns!

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3 - 625 Hillside ave

Victoria, BC

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