ESH RESPONSE TO COVID-19

Dear Esh Community,

Due to recent mandates from the Governor’s office, we must extend our closure indefinitely. It’s heartbreaking to have to shut our doors, but we know that doing so is in the best interests of this community we love so much.

While our studio is closed, please join us for online classes!

You do not need to be a current student to sign up for online classes! These classes are open to all.

All students currently enrolled in spring session classes should have received an email explaining how to use existing class credits to register for online classes. If you did not, please email info@eshcircusarts.com.

Additionally, many of you have reached out to ask about donating to help support our staff during this time. Esh is committed to supporting our staff to the best of our ability while we’re closed. This includes continuing to pay those staff members who depend upon Esh for a significant portion of their livelihood through at least the month of April. We also have ongoing operating expenses, including rent and insurance. If you would like to help, please click the button below – any amount helps, and you have our gratitude for helping us support our amazing staff and keep our business alive during this precarious time.

We look forward to seeing your faces in the coming days as we connect through circus online. Although we don’t know when we will be able to re-open the studio, please know that we WILL re-open, and we will be so freaking excited to celebrate with all of you when we do! We will keep you updated in the coming days and weeks as we have a better sense of when we might be able to resume normal operations.

With love,
Ellen, Roger, and the team at Esh

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

2020 SPRING SESSION I

March 2nd – April 26th

Next Session

2020 SPRING SESSION II

April 27th – June 21st
No class Monday May 25th.

Current student registration: 9pm on Sunday April 12th.
New student registration: 8am on Tuesday April 14th.

Current Youth Session

2020 SPRING SESSION

February 24th – May 17th
No classes Monday April 20th – Sunday April 26th.

Next Session

2020 SUMMER SESSION

June 1st – August 16th

Current student registration: 8am on Monday May 4th
New student registration: 8am on Monday May 11th

performers on aerial fabric
performers on aerial fabric

Workshops & Events

Check out upcoming workshops with world class coaches, get tickets to student shows, and join us for fun community events!

students in a ballet barre class

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!

students in a ballet barre class

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

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