Get your tickets for the Advanced Studies Show!

Join us for a very special evening of performances by graduates of the Professional Preparatory Program at Esh Circus Arts! The Advanced Studies Show will be held on Friday July 12th at Arts at the Armory in Somerville.

Get your tickets here!

students training at Esh

Welcome to Esh

Esh Circus Arts is the Boston area’s home for high-quality circus instruction — we live and breathe all things circus!

man training on cyr wheel
man training on cyr wheel

Session Classes

Want to learn to fly? Want some excitement in your fitness routine? Just want to have fun? Circus classes at Esh focus on building strength and confidence, developing body awareness, and learning to move and think creatively while maintaining an emphasis on proper technique and injury prevention. Our small classes allow students of all levels to learn at their own pace, with movements tailored to each student’s skill, fitness, and flexibility level.

We offer classes in lots of different circus arts and at every level – there’s something for everyone! Check out our class descriptions for adults and youth to see what’s available and take a look at our schedule to find a class that works for you.

Questions? Contact us!

Current & Upcoming Session Dates

If you have questions about a class, please contact us.

Current Adult Session

2024 SUMMER SESSION

Monday June 17th – Sunday August 11th

No classes July 4th; no classes evening of July 5th

Next Adult Session

2024 FALL SESSION I

Monday August 19th – Sunday October 13th

No classes August 30th – September 2nd

Registration: Sunday August 4th at 9:30pm

Current Youth Session

2024 SUMMER SESSION

Monday June 17th – Sunday August 11th

No classes July 4th

Next Youth Session

2024 FALL SESSION

Monday September 9th – Friday December 20th

No classes November 25th – December 1st

Registration: Monday August 5th at 10:00am

performers on aerial fabric
performers on aerial fabric

Workshops & Events

Check out upcoming workshops with world class coaches, try a taster class, and join us for fun community events!

Intensives & Programs

Alongside our weekly group classes, Esh offers a variety of in-depth programs for students of all ages and abilities – youth to adult, beginner to professional!

Testimonials

“Classes at Esh have completely energized me, and taught my body things that were previously unfathomable. The technical ability, as well as the unassailable charm and excellent silk-side manner of the instructors make classes at Esh Circus Arts inspiring, exhilarating,and completely the highlight of my week.”

– STUDENT

“Esh instructors are patient and encouraging, and keep me motivated. Their demonstrations and explanations are clear, easy to follow and shown at appropriate levels of difficulty without overwhelming.”

– STUDENT

“Being on the silks combines the exhilaration of flying with a one-of-a-kind workout. Thanks to Esh, I have grown in both proficiency and confidence from this graceful and unique art. They are not only inspiring performers, but also passionate and patient instructors. Everyone there is incredibly motivating, and I look forward to my classes all week long!”

– STUDENT

“I am continually impressed with the sheer volume and depth of information that the instructors have and their eagerness to share that knowledge with their students.”

– STUDENT

“Anyone who asks me what I do for exercise and doesn’t call me a weirdo gets recommended to Esh right away.”

– STUDENT

I visited Esh for my first trapeze/hoop class last night, and it is amazing. In an hour and a half I learned a knee hang, a sit, and three tricks. If you’ve been thinking about trying an aerials class I highly recommend Esh. The instruction and customer service are top-notch!

– STUDENT

I visited Esh for my first trapeze/hoop class last night, and it is amazing. In an hour and a half I learned a knee hang, a sit, and three tricks. If you’ve been thinking about trying an aerials class I highly recommend Esh. The instruction and customer service are top-notch!

– STUDENT

I have been taking aerial silks classes at Esh since 2010, and it has been one of the most rewarding activities I’ve done. Every teacher I’ve had there has been capable, careful, adaptable, funny, and encouraging. The whole Esh community is incredibly supportive and inspiring.

– STUDENT

Aerial acrobatics are mentally engaging, creatively freeing, and a fantastic way to trick yourself into going to the gym every week! On top of that, the whole Esh community is incredibly supportive and inspiring. I recommend Esh to people of all ages, backgrounds, and body types with no hesitation.

– STUDENT