Dear prospective participants,
Thank you for your interest in our 7 Day Workshop with the Masters of Russian Circus. This unique workshop and cultural experience that will immerse you in professional circus training from the source and take your skills to the next level. The teachers of the course hail from the most prestigious and recognizable productions and festivals in Russia and around the world.
Our mission is to craft a one of a kind circus retreat in the historic city of St. Petersburg by introducing authentic methods and techniques that receive recognition throughout the circus world. You will have the exclusive opportunity to invest in improving your skills with the masters and enrich your cultural experience with the ancient Russian heritage. You will have bilingual guide throughout the course of the trip to ensure you have a safe, productive and memorable experience.
Who we are
Tonya Letunovskaya (USA/Russia) – your bilingual trip leader. Tonya was born and raised in Russia. She has 15 years of competitive rhythmic gymnastic background, a Master’s degree in Sports Coaching and years of teaching variety of gymnastics and circus disciplines in Russia and USA. She’s performed around the world and been featured European and American productions onboard luxury cruise lines. Having received an artist visa for her abilities, she now lives and works in Washington DC as an instructor at Pole Pressure fitness studio and performing around the area.
Svetlana Navrotskaya (Russia) – The founder of the Russia`s first aerial studio Air Dance (outside of the circus system). Svetlana is a winner of Grand Prix at International Circus Festival in Riga, Latvia; Silver medal holder in International Delphic Games; Bronze medal holder in International circus festival in Germany.
As this is a new program, we have only 9 spots available on a first come, first serve basis. This will allow you to receive personalized attention and have a more intimate experience with the other travelers.
Cost of Program: $1499
Cost excludes: visa, flights, daily dinner
A deposit of $250 will be applied towards the trip to get a head count and secure the accommodations, meals and training booking is due Friday March 10th. The deposit is refundable until April 10th at which point you need to have gotten your visa applied for.
Payments may be made via :
Venmo to my user name @Antonina-Letunovskaya
PayPal: https://www.paypal.me/AntoninaLetunovskaya/250 (using Friends and Family option)
After March 10, we will be booking accommodations and I will be able to provide you with the necessary documents to begin your visa application:
Information about how to obtain a tourist visa for Russia can be found here: http://waytorussia.net/Travel/VisaSupport.html
there are updates on the the prices going down and it says that if we leave on June 22nd and fly back on July 1st we will get a low price deal of ~$800 round-trip from WAS airports. We recommend using Google Flights or Kayak to find the best deal for these dates.
Please let me know if you have any questions!