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Youth Circus (ages 6-10) 6 week course April - May

Introducing young people to a range of different circus skills, including; acrobatics, aerial hoop and trapeze, and juggling. This course covers 4 main areas.
Students should wear comfortable clothing which covers most of their skin to avoid injury. | 5 week course |
We'll cover basic acrobatic tumbling and techniques on the floor as well as air track tumbling. The air track is a 7 metre inflatable tumbling track, ideal for learning to jump and land in comfortable and safe way and to explore and the boundaries of acrobatic tumbling in a controlled and safe environment.

We offer an introduction to all of our most popular aerial disciplines including, silks, trapeze, hoop on the silks and rope. Students will learn climbing techniques as well as basic wraps and drops. They will learn hanging, balancing and rolling elements or tricks on the trapeze and hoop.

We'll also cover mixed circus skills are traditional manipulation and equilibristic disciplines that you regularly see in the circus, i.e Hula Hoops, Plate Spinning, Rola Bola, Juggling (handkerchiefs, balls and clubs,) Poi, Feather balancing and Diabolo.

We also teach Parkour also known as “Free Running” is the activity of moving quickly through an area, negotiating obstacles by running, jumping, climbing and vaulting. We will explore jumping and vaulting over obstacles, proper landing techniques, rolls etc, climbing, balancing and general acrobatic movements.
Each class will be tailoured to the abilities and interests of students present.

Saturdays 21,28* April and 5, 12, 19 and 26 May | 11.45am - 1.15pm

Saturday 28* April: Rehearsals will be taking place for our community cabaret (also on this date) children can choose to perform.  Please talk to a tutor or receptionist for more info or contact us: info@theoakcircuscentre.org

£65 per child
Drop in price £12 per session (subject to availability)
St Michael Coslany Church
1 Oak Street