Classes

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Discover the thrill and joy of Circus by enrolling in one of our fabulous Term classes.

Circus is not just a way to have fun but also a great way to become fitter and stronger – physically and mentally. And make new friends!

CircusWA offers a range of Term classes catering for young children (2+) years through to adults. Whether you’d like to learn how to juggle, spin plates, walk a tight-wire, hang from a trapeze or ascend the silks, you’ll find something to challenge and excite you at the the Big Top.

Term 1 2018

Term 1 runs from Monday 5 February to Saturday 14 April 2018.

Monday – Thursday classes are 10 weeks, with the exception of Lyra. It will be an 8 week term as there will be no classes on 5 or 26 February.

Friday & Saturday classes are 9 weeks, excluding PDG and Sliders, which will be a 10 week term. This is due to the Easter long weekend. We will still be running classes on Easter Monday.

All fees reflect these number of classes. 

Enrol here using our online system, Mindbody.

In a few simple steps, you will have to create a new Mindbody account to be able to book into classes. 

NB do not use the mindbody app as it doesn’t support our bookings.

All students enrolled automatically become members of the organisation.

TRIAL CLASSES

If you are unsure about any of our Term Classes, we offer a No Obligation Try out class in the FIRST TWO WEEKS of term only. 
If you would like to enrol in term classes the full term fee will be due by the second week of term.

After the first two weeks a fee per trial class will apply – $25 for 1 hour classes, $30 for 1.5 hour classes and $35 for 2 hour classes.

Please note: While we will do our best to accommodate everyone trial classes may not be valid for all classes, depending on the number of students enrolled and trainer/student ratios. 

Term 1 Trial Class Form

 

TERM 1 2018

 

 

MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAY
Tiny Tumblers
2 - 4 years

9:30 - 10:30am

Sarah Healy
Tiny Tumblers
2 - 4 years

9:30 - 10:30am

Sarah Healy
Tiny Tumblers
2 - 4 years

9:30 - 10:30am

Sarah Healy
Super Circus
5 to 7 years

4:00 - 5:00pm

Lee Burns

CLASS FULL
Aerial Circus
9 to 16 years

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Ben Kotovski-Steele
Super Circus
8 - 12 years

4:00 - 5:30pm

Ella Norton
Super Circus
5 to 7 years

4:00 - 5:00pm

Ella Norton
Super Circus
4 to 6 years

4:00 - 5:00pm

Ben Kotovski-Steele
Circus Acrobatics
8 to 16 years

5:00 - 6:30pm

Bruno Michel
Aerial Circus
9 to 16 years

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Nel Simpson
Aerials Int/Adv
8 to 16 years

5:00 - 6:30pm

Ben Kotovski-Steele
Aerial Beginners
8 to 16 years

5:00 - 6:30pm

Brenna Day

CLASS FULL
Circus Acrobatics
8 to 16 years

5:30 - 7:00pm

Bruno Michel
Aerial Conditioning
Adults (15+)

6:00pm - 7:30pm

Ben Kotovski-Steele
Aerial Beginner
Adults (15+)

5:30 - 7:00pm

Phoebe Ingleson
Tightwire, Unicycle & Stilts
Open Age

6:00 - 7:30pm
Circus Acrobatics
Adults (15+)

6:30 - 8:00pm

Bruno Michel
Core Acro Conditioning
Adults 15+

7:00 - 8:00pm

Bruno Michel
Spanish
Web & Cor De Liss

Intermediate/Advanced
Aerial Students

7:00pm - 8:30pm

Nel Simpson
Lyra Intermediate/Advanced
Aerial Students

6:30 - 8:00pm

Brenna Day
Int/Adv Aerials
Adults (15+)

7:00pm -
9:00pm


Ben Kotovski-Steele

 

SATURDAYSUNDAY
SUPER CIRCUS
5 to 7 years

9:00-10:00am

Brenna Day

MORE INFO
SUPER CIRCUS
8 to 12 years

10:00am -11:30am

Brenna Day

MORE INFO
BEGINNERS AERIALS
8 to 16 years

11:30am - 1:00pm

Brenna Day

MORE INFO
PERFORMANCE
DEVELOPMENT
GROUP


4:00pm -6:00pm

Nel Simpson & Bruno Michel

INVITE ONLY

MORE INFO
SLIDERS YOUTH
PERFORMANCE
TROUPE


3:30-5:30pm

Rachel Collier

INVITE ONLY

MORE INFO

 


Class Descriptions

Classes for 2 to 4 Years

Tiny Tumblers

MONDAY 9:30am – 10:30am

TUESDAY 9:30am – 10:30am

WEDNESDAY 9:30am – 10:30am

Tiny Tumblers is a fantastic class for those inexhaustible toddlers.
2-4 yr olds are guided through games and stretches. They then move onto a circuit including trampoline, tightwire, hoops, scarves and more. Our qualified Trainers will encourage your child to explore and discover through play, climbing and many exciting circus objects. The fun possibilities for this class are endless.
Mums, dads and grandparents are all encouraged to join in and enjoy their little ones having the time of their life. It is a safe environment where children are encouraged to learn to swing, climb and roll safely.

18 month olds are welcome (if they are already walking).
 
 

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Classes for 4 to 16 Years

Super Circus (4-6 yrs)

FRIDAY 4:00pm – 5:00pm

A great introduction to circus. This class incorporates acrobatics, tight wire, trampoline, juggling, trapeze, spinning plates, hoops and more. The focus is on learning through play in a safe environment. Our Trainers will guide children safely whilst developing their skills. Circus is great for building confidence, coordination and motor skills.

No previous experience required.

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Super Circus (5-7yrs)

MONDAY 4:00pm – 5:00pm 

THURSDAY 4:00pm – 5:00pm 

SATURDAY 9:00am – 10:00am

A great introduction to circus. This class incorporates acrobatics, tight wire, trampoline, juggling, trapeze, spinning plates, hoops and more. The focus is on learning through play in a safe environment. Our Trainers will guide children safely whilst developing their skills. Circus is great for building confidence, coordination and motor skills.

No previous experience required.

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Super Circus (8-12yrs)

WEDNESDAY 4:00pm – 5:30pm

SATURDAY 10:00 – 11:30pm

This class incorporates acrobatics, tight wire, trampoline, juggling, trapeze, spinning plates, diablo, hoops and more. The focus is on learning through play in a safe environment. Our Trainers will guide the children and support their learning and growth. Circus is great for building confidence, fitness and coordination.

No previous experience required.

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Circus Acrobatics (8-16yrs)

MONDAY 5:00pm – 6:30pm

WEDNESDAY 5:30pm – 7:00pm

Circus Acrobatics focuses on providing a structured development in acrobatic foundations such as conditioning, strength/flexibility, handstands, tumbling, trampoline, acro balance and partner/pyramids for all skill levels to provide students with good acrobatic foundations, which will enable them to perform a wide range of circus skills and acts.

Students will learn the foundations of acrobatics, and focus on skills such as tumbling and trampolining which will provide a base for all circus movement elements for example: somersaulting on flying trapeze, Russian bar, Teeterboard, Chinese hoop diving or ground acrobatic acts. They will also work towards developing handstand skills for handstand acts, partnering/hand to hand work.

No previous experience required.

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Aerials/Circus (9-16yrs)

TUESDAY 4:00PM – 6:00pm

THURSDAY 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Aerials/Circus focuses on Aerial components, such as silks and trapeze, as well as incorporating acrobatics, diablo, tight wire, trampoline, devils sticks and hoops. If your child is crazy about aerials, but also enjoys other aspects of circus, then this is the class for them.

Please note: Due to the nature of the class we have had to reduce the total number of students to 18.

No previous experience required.


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Aerials Intermediate (9-16yrs)

FRIDAY 5:00pm – 6:30pm

A fun class for 9-16 year olds to come and further develop their existing aerial skills. This class is a perfect to learn new skills on Trapeze, Silks, Rope (Corde Lisse) & Lyra (Aerial Hoop).

Spaces for this class are limited due to the nature of the activity.

It is essential that students attend at least 1 term of CIRCUS LEVEL 1 classes, or AERIALS/CIRCUS, prior to commencing these classes.

Tightwire, Unicycle & Stilts (OPEN AGE)

FRIDAY 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Fabulous New Class

In this class students will learn to walk and twirl on a tightwire (a real 1 & 2m high wire) and mastering the art of remaining upright on one wheel. And if that is not enough, students will have the opportunity to stilt walk, it may feel very much like walking for the first time. What these three skills have in common is balance. So throughout the term you’ll be building your core strength, mental focus, and your courage. 

This class is set up for beginners through to intermediate students.

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Beginners Aerials (8 – 16 years)

MONDAY 5:00pm – 6:30pm

SATURDAY 11:30am – 1:00pm

Aerials Beginners is a perfect class for 8-16 yr to be introduced to the fun of Aerials. Learn how to get on and off trapeze and lyra [ aerial hoop ] safely and how to climb the silks. Although this is a beginners course, if the students are strong and capable enough, they may also start to learn some basic tricks. A fun class which is great for upper body and core strength. Perfect for kids who naturally love to hang and climb.

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Classes for Adults & 15+ Years

Circus Acrobatics (Adult/15+)

MONDAY 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Circus Acrobatics focuses on providing a structured development in acrobatic foundations such as conditioning, strength/flexibility, handstands, tumbling, trampoline, acro balance and partner/pyramids for all skill levels to provide students with good acrobatic foundations, which will enable them to perform a wide range of circus skills and acts.

Students will learn the foundations of acrobatics, and focus on skills such as tumbling and trampolining which will provide a base for all circus movement elements for example: somersaulting on flying trapeze, Russian bar, Teeterboard, Chinese hoop diving or ground acrobatic acts. They will also work towards developing handstand skills for handstand acts, partnering/hand to hand work.

No previous experience required.

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Lyra Intermediate/Advanced Aerial Students

MONDAY 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Please note, this is an 8 week term as there will be no classes on 5 or 26 February.

Single point aerial hoop is a graceful apparatus; it is often performed on while spinning, adding an extra dimension to the performance. Students in this class will learn shapes and transitions in and around the hoop, building into small sequences.
More experienced students will have the opportunity to work on spinning, beats, and dynamic moves. They will learn how to harness the momentum created by the spin, and work with it instead of fighting against it.

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Aerial Conditioning (Adult/15+)

TUESDAY 6:00pm – 7:30pm

This class is the gateway to learning aerials [ Trapeze, Silks, Rope or Lyra ]. Under careful guidance of our experienced and qualified Trainers, you will be introduced to the equipment, taught the safe way to get on/off and climb. This class incorporates some ground based conditioning/strength building and some aerial conditioning, to improve upper-body and core strength.

No previous experience required. If you would like to enrol in the Aerial Beginners class, you will first need to attend this class in order to be assessed by the trainer.

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Intermediate/Advanced Aerials (Adult/15+)

TUESDAY 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Incorporating a range of aerial equipment and skills students will be trained predominantly in Trapeze and Lyra. There is a focus on skill progression, choreography and routine creation.

Spaces for this class are limited due to the nature of the activity.

Students must have Intermediate level Aerial skills or have completed 2 terms of AERIALS BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE.

This class is charged at a 1.5 hour class rate, though please arrive at 7:00pm. Advanced Students take it in turns running the warm up for 30mins. Bodies ready to launch into hard work at 7.30pm


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Aerials Beginner (Adult/15+)

WEDNESDAY 5:30pm – 7:00pm

This class teaches basic skills on Trapeze and Silks predominantly. Training includes how to get on and off equipment safely, drills, skill development, technique, core and upper body strength work. It is ideal for students wanting to have fun while increasing their strength and fitness. Students who wish to take circus to the next level are welcome to partake also.

All Participants must have attended AERIAL CONDITIONING prior to joining this class. The trainer will assess when you are ready to move to beginners.


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Core Acro Conditioning (Adult/15+)

WEDNESDAY 7:00pm – 8:00pm

An open skill share class focusing on handstands and acro balance for people of all abilities. The perfect class for you to come and learn a few new things, share your skills with others and just generally have a play! Bring a partner if you can, but not a requirement.

A fun and dynamic class.

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 Spanish Web, Silks and Cor De Lisse

THURSDAY 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Students will be trained in Spanish Web, silks and Cor De Lisse.
This class is suitable for students who are intermediate to advanced in aerials, who wish to develop further.
Please note – Spaces for this class are limited due to the nature of the activity.


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Tightwire, Unicycle & Stilts (OPEN AGE)

FRIDAY 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Fabulous New Class

In this class students will learn to walk and twirl on a tightwire (a real 1 & 2m high wire) and mastering the art of remaining upright on one wheel. And if that is not enough, students will have the opportunity to stilt walk, it may feel very much like walking for the first time. What these three skills have in common is balance. So throughout the term you’ll be building your core strength, mental focus, and your courage. 

This class is set up for beginners through to intermediate students.

 Invite Only Classes

Performance Development Group

SATURDAY 4:00pm – 6:00pm

This is group is for students who are dedicated to circus and wish to learn the art of performance. The class is run by experienced trainers and the focus is on working together as a group, practicing existing skills, learning new skills and the art of performance and improvisation.
Students are chosen by their trainers, and invited to join this class. If you this is something you are interested in – please speak with your trainer.

This is group is for students who are dedicated to circus and wish to learn the art of performance. The class is run by experienced trainers and the focus is on working together as a group, practicing existing skills, learning new skills and the art of performance and improvisation.
Students are chosen by their trainers, and invited to join this class. If you this is something you are interested in – please speak with your trainer.

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Sliders Youth Performance Troupe

SUNDAY 3:30pm – 5:30pm

CircusWA’s Youth Performance Group use this class to develop their skills, work on routines and rehearse for shows.

If you are interested in joining our Youth Performance Troupe – Please head over to the Sliders page for more information.

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Ph: 0435 374 492