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 2 2018

Term 2 runs from Saturday 28 April to Saturday 30 June 2018.

Please note: There will be no Saturday or Sunday classes on 26 and 27 May, due to re-skinning of the Freo Big Top.

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.

Check out all COSTS and DISCOUNT CODES here (eligible members).

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 – $20 for 1 hour classes, $25 for 1.5 hour classes and $30 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 2 Trial Class Form

TERM 2 2018

 
MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAY
Tiny Tumblers
2 - 4 years

9:30 - 10:30am

Tain Molendjik
Tiny Tumblers
2 - 4 years

9:30 - 10:30am

Tain Molendjik
Intermediate Aerials
Adults (15+)

10:30 - 12:00pm

Nel Simpson
Super Circus
5 to 7 years

4:00 - 5:00pm

Lee Burns
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
Beginner Acro
Open Age

5:00 - 6:30pm

Isaac Salter
Aerial Circus
9 to 16 years

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Ruth Battle
Aerials Intermediate
Open Age

5:00 - 6:30pm

Ben Kotovski-Steele
Aerial Beginners
8 to 16 years

5:00 - 6:30pm

Brenna Day
Mixed Level Acro
8 to 16 years

5:30 - 7:00pm

Tain Molendjik
Aerial Conditioning
Adults (15+)

6:00pm - 7:30pm

Ben Kotovski-Steele
Aerial Beginner
Adults (15+)

5:30 - 7:00pm

Phoebe & Rachel
Tightwire, Unicycle & Stilts
Open Age

6:00 - 7:30pm
Int/Adv Acro
Open Age

6:30 - 8:00pm

Isaac Salter
Core Acro Conditioning
Adults 15+

7:00 - 8:00pm

Ella Norton
Corde Lisse
Intermediate/Advanced
Aerial Students

7:00pm - 8:30pm

Ruth Battle
Intermediate Aerials
Adult (15+)

6:30 - 8:00pm

Brenna Day
Advanced Aerials
Open Age

7:00pm -
9:00pm


Ben Kotovski-Steele

 

SATURDAYSUNDAY
SUPER CIRCUS
5 to 7 years

9:00-10:00am

Elliza Skinner
BEGINNERS AERIALS
8 to 16 years

10:00am - 11:30am

Brenna Day
PERFORMANCE
DEVELOPMENT
GROUP


4:00pm -6:00pm

Nel Simpson & Ben Kotovski-Steele

INVITE ONLY
SLIDERS YOUTH
PERFORMANCE
TROUPE


3:30-5:30pm

Rachel Collier

INVITE ONLY

 


Class Descriptions

Classes for 2 to 4 Years

Tiny Tumblers

MONDAY 9:30am – 10:30am

TUESDAY 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

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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Beginner Acrobatics Open Age

MONDAY 5:00pm – 6:30pm

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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Intermediate/Advanced Acro Open Age

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.

Must be at an Intermediate/Advanced level and completed a term of Acro Beginner to enrol in this class. 

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Mixed Level Acrobatics (8-16 years)

WEDNESDAY 5:00pm – 6:30pm

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.

Not suitable for beginners, required to attend a term of beginner acro.

Beginners Aerials (8 – 16 years)

MONDAY 5:00pm – 6:30pm

SATURDAY 10:00am – 11:30am

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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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.

Advanced Aerials Open Age

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 Advanced level Aerial skills or have completed 2 terms of Aerial 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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Intermediate Aerials Open Age

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 Beginner Aerials before enrolling in this class.

Tightwire, Unicycle & Stilts Open Age

FRIDAY 6:00pm – 7:30pm

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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Classes for Adults & 15+ Years

Beginner Acrobatics Open Age

MONDAY 5:00pm – 6:30pm

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.

Intermediate/Advanced Acro Open Age

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.

Must be at an Intermediate/Advanced level and completed a term of Acro Beginner to enrol in this class. 

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Intermediate Aerials (Adult 15+)

MONDAY 6:30pm – 8:00pm

TUESDAY 10:30am – 12:00pm

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.

Must be at an intermediate level to enrol in these classes.

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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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Advanced Aerials Open Age

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 Advanced level Aerial skills or have completed 2 terms of Aerial 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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 Corde Lisse

THURSDAY 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Students will be trained in Corde Lisse.
This class is suitable for students who are intermediate to advanced in aerials, who wish to further develop their skills.

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

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