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Circus Fun for Everyone!

Sweet Circus provide a range of children’s circus classes, designed to encourage resilience, confidence, focus, and healthy, active lifestyles whilst having fun through circus.  Our programme is led by Miz, a fully qualified teacher, aerial instructor and children’s fitness instructor who is certified for aerial rigging safety. 

Apart from our Active Cherubs class which is only bookable termly through Active Cherry Fitness, children’s classes are currently £7.50 per session drop in or £6.50 per session when you book for the term. Term dates and fees are listed in the timetable below.  To book please complete the 'General Consent Form' found under the classes tab.

In addition to children's classes we have our 50+ Social Circus, Learn to juggle lunch break and occasional family workshops.

A full description of each class can be found below.

 Timetable:

50+ Social Circus Tues 26th Nov & 10th Dec, Tesco Community Room 12 - 1pm £2 (further info below)

*** Free *** Learn to Juggle Lunch Break:

Tues 26th Nov & 10th Dec, Tesco Community Room 1 - 1.30pm

 

Coming Soon:

Circus Tots

SSS - Supported Strength & Stretch (adult conditioning class)

***Please wear suitable clothing that covers the backs of knees and bring a water bottle to all classes.***

Circus Monkeys:

These classes develop strength, flexibility, balance and coordination as well as confidence, resilience, team work and positive body awareness. Wednesday sessions incorporate ground skills practice; Diabolo, plate spinning, juggling, flower-sticks etc. and Aerial skills; hoop, trapeze, silks or rings. 

Circus Monkeys Seniors, Wednesday 4 - 5pm.  Doors open at 3.30pm so that students can come straight from school and put in some practice before class.

Circus Monkeys Juniors, 5 - 6pm (age 5+) - There is plenty of room for parents to stay and watch, especially as younger may want accompanying to the toilet!

Circus Monkeys Mixed Aerial: This is an Aerial only class for Juniors, Seniors and our youth group and is held in the beautiful yoga-life studio.  Age 5 - 15 & 14 - 19.  Our trainee youth instructors attend this class and from time to time may be asked to spot, or teach under supervision with the older students.

Circus by the Sea 14 - 19yrs:  This class is funded by the community lottery fund and provided by our Charity Circus by the Sea.  It is not on the timetable this term but the 14 - 19 group will be incorporated into our Mix Aerial Class on Fridays.  A free class for the Age group is due to return after February 1/2 term.

 Sweet Circ-ed

We have 2 classes especially for children in the Home Education community. Classes sizes are capped to ensure your child gets extra attention and instruction.  Sweet Circ-Ed can supplement your home ed curriculum providing physical activity and education, performing arts, and learning / social skills such as focus, resilience and confidence.  Learners will be introduced to a range of Circus Skills including ground skills such as juggling and plate spinning as well as aerial hoop, silks or trapeze. The course can form part of your Home Ed Curriculum involving physical activity, social skills and performing arts.

The Minis class is aimed at 4 – 8 year olds while the Juniors is for 8+.  Both sessions are held on a Wednesday morning at the Yoga Life Studio in South Street.

Active Cherubs

This class is suitable for children age 6 – 16 and is situated in a fully equipped Aerial Fitness Studio.  Classes involve a short ground-skills session, followed by a warm up.  Students are then divided in to age / size / experience related groups to work on aerial equipment.    As with all Aerial Studios this one is cold during the colder weather so ensure you bring layers and parents wishing to stay and watch will also want to wrap up!  Mondays 5 - 6pm.

**This class needs to booked direct with Active Cherry Fitness by clicking HERE**

Coming Soon: SSS – Supported Strength and Stretch for adults

'SSS' or Supported Strength and Stretch is a new exercise experience. Mobilise joints and wake up muscle groups in this relaxed class with your weight supported in a loop of silk fabric. Perfect if you have been away from exercise for a while, if you want to try something new or if you are Aerial Curious! Please note you may be required to ‘spot’ for each other (assist each other and keep each other safe). 

 50+ Social Circus

Social Circus is the perfect way to remain active, engaged and social.  This relaxed session will introduce you to a range of circus inspired activities and pass times which you can share with your friends while making new ones along the way.  Oh - and give you a party trick to two that will impress even your grandchildren.
Learning circus skills will help you to maintain and improve mobility, flexibility and motor skills.  Improve memory and thinking skills. Help keep you active and improve your general fitness.  Develop your confidence and bring you into contact with new people with similar interests.
Come along and give it a try.  
Tesco Community Room, Lottbridge Drove.  Tues 26th November & 10th December 12 - 1pm £2 - Just turn up :)
Coming Soon: Circus Tots

We are currently seeking a venue in which to re launch our much loved Circus Tots class

Circus Tots is a circus themed active play session for parents and pre-schoolers incorporating balance, agility, coordination, social skills, confidence building, creativity and a whole lot of fun.

Activities are designed for children to participate with their parent / guardian, and if you have more than one pre-schooler activities will be adapted to suit.  We will be using circus equipment, movement and games in a supportive and friendly environment.  Sessions will include warm up activities, coordination, strength based activities and a cool down section.

Keep your eyes on our social media streams for updates.

 

If you would like to book a trial drop in class or simply have a few questions please do get in touch via email: info@sweetcircus.net / Phone: 07718 996 853 or message through facebook or twitter :)