About Our Circus Arts


About Our Circus Arts

Welcome to The Bird's Nest Circus Arts

The Bird’s Nest is a community space dedicated to creative play, movement, and connection. Located in the heart of the growing Larkinville District of Buffalo, this facility is the first in our region to offer classes in Circus Arts that are accessible for everyone regardless of body type, age, income, or ability. From acrobatics, aerial arts, hooping, tumbling, strength training, and dance, The Bird’s Nest aims to create a safe space that promotes health through non-conventional ways of moving and collaboration.

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AcroYoga, Standing Acrobatics, Acro Dance

Aerial Arts

Silks, Lyra, Trapeze Aerial Fitness and Dance

Handstand Conditioning

Strength, Balance, and Alignment

Pole Dance

Strength, Beauty, and Artistry

Flow Arts

Hooping, Juggling, Poi, Object Manipulation

Yoga & Meditation- Coming Soon!

Hatha Yoga, Aerial Yoga, Mindfulness


Class Schedule

Our Class Schedule

Class Schedule

Our Class Schedule

Class Types

  • 6 Week Series: These classes are designed to be taken sequentially and must be signed up for in advance of the first class.  Students are expected to attend all or most of the classes as the material builds week by week. 

  • Drop in Classes: These classes can be taken at any time for certain classes, but it is always recommended to sign up for them in advance to make sure there's room!  

Next Six week Series starts:
Silks 1  ....  8/5 Saturday
Trapeze 1  ....  8/8 Tuesday
Trapeze 2  ....  8/8 Tuesday
pole dance  ....  8/17 Tuesday
Lyra 1  ....  8/16 Wednesday

Hand balancing- Weekly drop Ins starting 8/15 Tuesday

August 20th, 2017

Ashley's Contemporary Dance Workshop will cater to dancers and circus artists of all levels to help strengthen your pre-existing talent by exploring musicality, technique, physics, and emotional intention through choreography as well as partnering work and improvisational exercises. A deep emphasis will not only be placed on what elements fulfill your own desire to perform, but what keeps your audience intrigued and entertained as well.