Aerial Arts of Rochester

Where Workouts are Airborne

Facility & Instructors

About Us & Facility

Aerial Arts of Rochester is owned by aerial partners and husband/wife team, Jennifer and William D’Ovidio. Opening in January 2010, and just moving into their newly expanded 4800 sq ft facility with (3) studios in January 2015. The school has blossomed into a full cirque community, sharing a passion and respect for all things circus.

Currently Aerial Arts of Rochester offers aerial classes, ground skills classes and Introductory workshops for everyone including adults, teens and youth. We also offer unique children’s birthday parties, school field trips and team building opportunities where everyone can learn to fly!

The school is also home to the The UP! State Cirque Performance Troupe that is available for hire in the WNY region. AAOR has a team of instructors all with impressive lists of accomplishments and unique talents that they bring to the school. We continually seek out opportunities to help us grow as aerialists and instructors.

Apparatuses Offered

Aerial Silks, Aerial Hoop, Sling/Hammock, Aerial Yoga, Static Trapeze and Pole Dance Fitness.
Bungee, Cloud Swing and Corde Lisse are offered via private instruction only.

Walk In Classes include; Barre Burn, Cirque Fit, Stretch & Injury Prevention, Handstands, Bounce Trampoline, Acro and More! These classes are on-going and you are welcome to take class without a reservation, just walk in!


Meet the Team

Aerial Yoga Hammock Instructor Rochester

William Dovidio, Owner: Silks, Hammock, Bungee, Cirque Fit

Pole Dancing Fitness Trainer Rochester

Jennifer Dovidio, Owner:  Aerial Hoop, Pole Fitness

Aerial Yoga Training

Illy Welden, Trapeze, Silks, Aerial Cube






Cyr Wheel & Handstands Classes Rochester

Chris Henry, Silks, Straps,  Handstands

Kira White, Aerial Hoop, Pole, Youth Aerials

Kim Eichorn Cloud Swing Trainer Rochester

Kim Eichorn, Hammock, Hoop, Silks, Youth Aerial






Aerial Silks Trainer

Melinda Walsh, Silks

Alan Cormack Contortion Artist

Alan Cormack, Contortion


Cirque Fit Personal Training Rochester

Angela Pellett, Silks,  Barre, Cirque Fit

Acro Fitness Classes Rochester NY

Joanne Wu, Aerial Yoga, Acro-Fit

Belly Dance Trainer Rochester

Sheila Frank, Pole Fitness, Belly Dance







Aerial Silks Training Rochester

Kerri Rogers, Youth Aerial, Silks