Pop-up offers workshops, series and private lessons
for all ages and abilities.
We’re based in the Seattle area but are available to travel to you.
Our offerings include:
- General Circus Skills
- Handstands (all levels, beginner, intermediate, press, hollow-back)
- Aerial Arts (Hoop, silks, rope, beginning straps, general)
- Acrobatics (classic tumbling, creative acrobatics)
- Partner & Group Acrobatics
- Functional Strength and Sports/Occupation Specific Fitness
- Mobility & Active Flexibility
- Physical Rehab and Prehab
- Team Building and Communication Through Group Games and Circus Arts
Interview with Josh Thorn, owner and instructor at CrossFit Vashon
Some of Pop-up Movement’s past projects:
At Salt Creek Correctional Center 2019: Solo AcrobaticsOutdoor workshops in Homer, AK: Solo acrobatics and aerial arts
At Mclaughlin Youth Detention Center 2019: Solo Acrobatics
At The Sheldon Arts Hanger in Talkeetna, AK 2019: All ages and levels solo, partner acro and aerial
At Crossfit Loft 2019: All Levels Handstands
At Crossfit Loft 2019: Intermediate Handstands
At CrossFit Vashon 2019: A 3-Class Series on Mobility
At CrossFit Vashon 2019: Movement as Art: Mastering Handstands 90 minute workshop and 4-week miniseries
For The New Old Time Chautauqua 2019: 60 minute All Levels Solo Acro for all ages
At The Circus Campout 2018: Aerial hoop, intermediate general aerial, and prehab + rehab for movement artists
Fusion Inclusion Campout 2018: All levels Handstand Workshop.
All levels outdoor solo and partner acro workshop on Salt Spring Island 2018.
NVC Family Camp Staff and Workshop Leaders – 2016 2017 and 2018Worked primarily with teens offering circus movement-based workshops and mediating conflict
Co-organized and led The River of Expression, a camp-wide performance every year
Fabric, Hoop workshops at Apex Aerial Arts 2017: Creative Climbs and Footlocks, Aerial Hoop: Putting a spin on the Basics, Beats and Smal Drops
Pain and Injury clinic at Madrona MindBody 2015
Handstand workshop in Port Townsend 2014-15
Handstands, Mobility and Somatic miniseries at Prosper Bodywork 2014