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Classes & Workshops – Circus Fun for Everyone!

Community Circus Classes for Adults and Children

We have a range of classes for both adults and children, descriptions are below, to book get in touch info@sweetcircus.net.
If you don't see what your looking for here, get in touch and tell us about it, we're always keen to hear new ideas!

 

Classes for kids & Teens:

Our Wednesday classes involve both ground skills such as juggling, diabolo and poi and aerial skills, Thursdays are a little more serious and focus on Aerial Circus such as aerial hoop, silks and trapeze. Classes are designed to develop agility, balance, coordination, confidence, concentration, resilience and social skills.  Our specialist team of instructors are certified and experienced in working with children of all ages including those with SEND and neurological, learning or physical differences.

Aerial Dance are movement and creativity based Aerial Classes designed with dancers in mind. The lovely Electra Star Dance in Horam take bookings directly for these classes and can be contacted on electrastardance@outlook.com.

Our Home-ed Classes are relaxed and enjoyable, providing all the benefits listed above but amongst others from the home-ed community.  Circ-Ed is subsidised by the Fonthill foundation and provides the option to combine Circus Skills with literacy and Arts Award qualifications.

Youth Group Classes are fitness, strength and skills based but are focussed on self esteem, confidence, resilience and positive body awareness.

Minis and Juniors Classes very much focus on fun, confidence and emotion regulation.  So whether your little one has no sense of danger or is just too shy to come out of their shell this is the prefect experience for them.

Most of our classes cost £39 for a 6 week term.  Individual / trial sessions are £7.50.
As covid restrictions are eased we will slowly lift our preventative protocols, you can read our covid policy here.  
Many of our classes are over subscribed, we will maintain waiting lists and /or open new classes as possible.

Classes for Adults:
Our exciting new program of adult classes is designed and led by our team of professional Aerial Fitness instructors.  Whether you are new to this kind of activity or returning after the lockdowns these classes will gently condition your body to be able to do all the upside downs, pretty shapes and strength moves and skills you desire whilst ensuring you have a good giggle along the way!  We are trialling on online booking system for our adult classes, you can book your courses on gymcatch.  Or get in touch for more info.
Aerial Hoop Play
A low / grounded Aerial hoop class - Ideal for both beginners and returners, we'll spend some time working on strength and stamina as well of plenty of time exploring shapes, skills and flow.  
Aerial Hoop Fun
A beginners hoop class suitable for beginners and returners alike.  This course which goes over the fundamentals of mounting, transitioning and building up the moves in your repertoire.  At the same time, we’ll be working on strength, stamina and flow.
Circus & Aerial Fit
This is Miz's Monday Madness class.  Silly circuits, fun and games inspired by circus. You might be learning to juggle with weighted balls, having push wars with broom handles, hanging upside down or bouncing around on a space hopper.  Will it make you fitter - yes!  Will it make you stronger - yes!  Will it make you laugh - definitely! 
Air control Aerial Pilates
This supportive self-care class will work your body in all the really important ways as well as have you making shapes cocooned in your own hammock.  It's Pilates, but it is in the air with your bodyweight supported and leaves you feeling relaxed and Scrummy!  Suitable for beginners, returners, and those who just want to give back to their body a bit! 
Strings & Balls
This is an open practice session.  If you have some circus skills and need space to practise through the darker months, you want to meet up with other circussy people and generally hang out then this is where you'll find that.  This is designed for adults although 16+ are allowed to attend with parental permission.  You are permitted to bring younger children with you but they are your responsibility throughout.  No need to book in advance, £2 minimum recommended donation on entry.  To join the Strings and balls community like the dedicated facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/StringsAndBallsEbo
Aerial Open Practice
A new element of Strings and Balls, this is for aerial instructors and experienced students who want some time to train, and meet others.  An additional £3 is required to participate (£5 in all).  Please get in touch before you attend as we may need to get your instructor to sign off on you attending.

50+ Social Circus and Learn to Juggle lunchtimes – we’re working hard to try and bring these sessions back, but we are not quite there yet.  Let us know if you think you would be interested as this helps us persuade funders to help us get them running again 😊

If you would like to give Sweet Circus a try get in touch now to register your interest and secure a space: info@sweetcircus.net

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