We’ve all had that childhood dream of becoming a famous dancer or a part of a circus troupe, or maybe you just want to improve your fitness. At Meraki Circus, Dance & Entertainment, you can turn those dreams into a reality with a wide range of fun classes for all!
A popular and exciting circus discipline. It is a fun way to get active, and build strength and confidence. Learn how to move, climb, hang and perform skills and tricks on trapeze, silks, and aerial hoop / lyra!!
These classes book quickly!
BIG KIDS CIRCUS: ACRO
A creative, playful and expressive class in which we focus on partner and group acro balance, and a connection to flow through movement quality. Build trust, strength and confidence as you explore ‘basing’ and ‘flying’. Human pyramids, adagio technique, and floor based movement are explored creating confidence and connection. Handstands and inversions will be focused on in our short courses, working through progressions for all abilities. Each student will be supported in their own unique strengths, goals and creative expression to work through challenges individually and in collaborative team work. Develop and discover all the amazing things your body and mind can do!
CIRCUS FIT: STRENGTH & FLEXIBILITY
This class combines the cardio benefits of a brisk, focused body weight workout session, with circus technique. Why go to the gym when you can climb, balance and play your way to a strong physique and coordinated body? You will gain strength and flexibility with these classes, not just to compliment other dance and circus classes, but for your all round health. Come and find out just how easy it is to get in shape and have lots of fun at the same time! Activities are always tailored to suit all levels.
FIRE ARTS FLOW
Learn how to master the technique of fire arts manipulation with props such as poi, staff, hula hoop & fans. Work on foundational skills or building on existing ones, creating your own unique flow in order to eventually choreograph and ignite you light! Choose to learn everything, work on specific goals and chosen props - feel free to bring your own or we can provide for you!
GET INVERTED! HANDSTANDS & HEADSTANDS
This is exactly what the name of this class involves! Do you want to learn how to handstand, headstand or work on improving your current ability? This class is about developing and building on foundational strength, flexibility and balance. Each student will be supported in their own unique strengths and goals.
ADULTS MIXED DANCE
Talk about how much fun you can have in one class! This class is a fantastic opportunity to be guided through the fundamentals of dance with easy to learn yet creative choreography. It's great if you’re returning to dance after a long break or always dreamed of doing dance class! If you want to learn some new moves, explore different routines, make friends, have a fun work out and a laugh at the same time then this is the class for you. Covering a wide range of styles, our adults dance class will be tailored to the groups specific needs and requests! Now it’s your turn to shine!
FLASH MOB DANCE
This is an all ages, all levels class!! We will be working on a fun and playful routine with easy to learn choreography broken down into sections so you can join at anytime! A mix of songs and styles from past and present - there is something in it for everyone! Not compulsory, but for those keen - we will getting ready to Flash Mob at the 1770 Festival!
MUSICAL THEATRE JAZZ
An adults class for all levels and abilities!! Learn fun routines to songs from your favourite classic and modern musicals and broadway shows!
While moving freely through space we explore an innovative and highly creative dance form. The freedom of movement that contemporary allows also affords dancers with less training or technique to still enjoy dance. Connect within yourself and explore new possibilities of expressive movement.