Spring Holiday Program

Springtime is for Circus

Tuesday, 1 Oct – Friday, 11 Oct


Flip and Fly Circus
for ages 5 to 9

Encourage your kids to flip and fly with CircusWA for one or two classes this spring holidays. They will love the non-stop fun as they clown around, play with other circus enthusiasts, and get active. Our professional circus artists will guide your kids safely as they learn a variety of circus skills: spinning plates,  flower sticks, hula hoops, aerial trapeze, trampoline, tight-wire and acrobatics. Watch and experience the benefits of circus skills as they grow your child’s hand-eye coordination, flexibility and strength. Two sessions to choose from or come to both.

When:
Oct 2, 3 and 7 from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Cost: $30.00 / session 
 
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Explore Big Top Circus Skills
for ages 9 to 13 

In our Big Top Circus Skills programs, kids will have loads of fun as they learn a variety of circus skills: juggling, diabolo, hula hoops, aerials trapeze, silk and rope, trampoline, tight-wire and acrobatics. These holidays give your child the opportunity to clown around, get active, and hang out with other circus enthusiasts as they learn from professional circus artists. Help grow your child’s hand-eye coordination, flexibility and strength through circus at the Freo Big Top.

When: Oct 2 and 3 from 11:00 AM  – 1:00 PM
Cost: $30.00 / session
 
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BIG Circus Day Out
Two age groups: 5 to 8 and 9 to 13

School is out, but Circus is in!

In these 4-hour Big Circus Day Out sessions, kids will love the non-stop fun exploring circus skills: juggling, diablo, hula hoops, aerials, unicycle, trampoline and acrobatics. This is a mixed-age program so it’s great for siblings in different age brackets. Two trainers will organise the group into like age and ability so everyone can excel and get the most out of their day.
 
At the end of each session come back 10 minutes early to watch your kids show off the skills they have learned in a mini impromptu showcase.
 
To get even more benefits from this program come for both days! Your children will astound you with their home-made circus shows from all the skills they have learned.

For 5 – 8:
When: Oct 4 and 11 from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Cost: $60.00 / session
 
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For 9 – 12:
When: Oct 4 and 11 from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Cost: $60.00 / session 
 
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Intro to Aerial Basics
a three session program for all ages

Ever wondered what it’s like to dance up high in the sky? Here’s your opportunity to give it a go and achieve some great skills over three sessions.

Our progressive aerial intensive will introduce participants to each aerial apparatus and then delve deeper into aerial silk and trapeze. The trainer will cover techniques for building strength, flexibility and coordination and then guide each student through a number of movements to ascend, descend and control their apparatus.
 
When: Oct 2, 3, and 4 from 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Cost: $100 / 3 sessions (6hrs)
 
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Intro to Circus Skills from the Street
a three session program for all ages

This three-session intensive will focus on developing some of the skills you see street artists wowing the crowds with. Over these three days, you will have the opportunity to learn and develop the techniques for unicycle, roller-boller, handstands and juggling in no time. These are all great skills to practice at home, in the park, at parties or go try your luck at busking. This program is for beginners and intermediate level in any of the above skills. The program will be tailored to the participants’ needs

When: Oct 7, 8, and 9 from 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Cost: $100 / 3 sessions (6hrs)

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Intro to Circus Trampoline and Tumbling
a three session program for all ages

Learn to bounce and tumble higher than you have before! Tim will introduce you to new circus-style techniques for tumbling and double mini-trampoline. You will learn a series up basic moves:  jumps, drops, tucks, rotations, dismounts, and safety landings.
No skills required, but this will also suit post beginner gymnasts and acrobats.
 
When: Oct 2, 3 and 4 from 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Cost: $100 / 3 sessions (6hrs)
 
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Intro to Hula Hoop
a three session program for all ages

This three-day intensive is ideal for beginners. Cassie, a professional hoop trainer and performer, will teach students the foundations of on-the-body and off-the-body hula hooping using your waist, hips, chest, and hands.

Each day, you will be guided through stretching and conditioning exercises, and various hooping manoeuvres such as stance, turns, breaks, saves, lassos, and weaves.

When: Oct 2, 3, and 4 from 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Cost: $100 / 3 sessions (6hrs)
 
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Exploring Contortion
for all ages and levels

Whether you are a current or a prospective student this class will improve your flexibility. Stretching out in Super-flex will empower you to relax and rebalance your body, increase your mobility of movement, and gain greater stability and strength at end of range positions. This program is designed to work with a variety of levels – each person will receive their own program.

When: Oct 2 and 4 from 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Cost: $25.00 / session
 
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Fire-up Hoops, Poi & Clubs
a three session program for ages 11+ ( intermediate skill in juggling or hoops is recommended)

If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to add fire to your prop manipulation skills, this is the place to find out!

Over these 3 sessions you’ll learn the fundamentals of adding fire to props to take your skills and performance to the next level.  You’ll be guided through fire fuels, fire safety practices, and correct techniques that will give you the knowledge and confidence you need. The majority of each session will be without fire, working on skills and knowledge development. However, each session will involve real fire.

All sessions are taught by professional fire performer Hana Priest, director of Dangerous Delights: Fire and Entertainment. Hana has 14 years professional fire performance experience and a strong focus on safety.

We will have practise hoops, poi, staff and clubs available, as well as fire versions of these props. If, however, you have your own practise or fire equipment at home, please bring it along with you.

When: Oct 7, 8, and 9 from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Cost: $110 / 3 sessions (6 hrs)
 
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From Static to Dynamic Handstand
for all ages – intermediate handstand skills required

Come and get insights and instruction to improve your handstand and move your handstand from a static hold into movement and dance. Work on your entries and exits, alignment and balance, and strengthen your wrists, shoulders and body for faster progression and safety.
 
When: Oct 1 and 3 from 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Cost: $25.00 / session
 
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Hoop-Flow
a three session program for all ages – intermediate hoop skills required

This three-day intensive is ideal for students who already understand the basics of the hula hoop and can confidently spin a hoop on their hand and waist. Cassie will navigate students through progressively difficult on-the-body and off-the-body movements using your waist, hips, chest, and hands.

Each day, you will be guided through stretching and conditioning exercises, and various hooping manoeuvres such as stance, turns, breaks, saves, lassos, and weaves. Cassie will then help you combine and transition through these movements to create your own flow sequence to music and develop your own style and rhythm.

When: Oct 2, 3, and 4 from 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Cost: $100 / 3 sessions (6hrs)
 
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Stand Two-high with Acro Balance
a three session program for all ages

Get up, get two high these holidays with this fun and challenging intensive. In three sessions you will be introduced to a variety of Acro Balance manoeuvres working in partners and in groups. Acro Balance will teach participants the foundations of balance and both individual and partner acrobatics. Participants will engage with strength and flexibility exercises, counterbalances, human pyramids, hand balancing and partner lifts.

This program is best suited for people with some introductory knowledge of acrobatics, yoga and/or partner yoga.
 
When: Oct 7, 8, and 9 from 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Cost: $100 / 3 sessions (6hrs)
 
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Bring your friends along with you, or come solo and make new ones. We’re all friends in the Freo Big Top!

Select your holiday program of choice, and follow the prompts. If you still have questions, call us at 0435 374 492.

Now is the time to Spring into Circus

Photographer: Jeannette Friesen 2019

Ph: 0435 374 492