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!
ACRO FLOW & HANDSTANDS
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!
FIRE ARTS FLOW
Learn how to master the technique of fire arts manipulation with props such as poi, staff, hoop, fans and palm candles! Work on foundational skills or building on existing ones, creating your own unique flow in order to eventually choreograph and ignite you light!
HULA HOOP FITNESS & DANCE
A fun way to get fit! Using the hoop we learn basic moves, such as handling, controlling, and moving with the hoop, as well as core strengthening, balancing, and building stamina. First time hoopers will be hooping around the waist and learning fun tricks in no time with our quick and easy tips! For more intermediate and advance students, we have some tricks up our sleeve to cater to you too!
BIG KIDS CIRCUS
A fun and exciting mixed circus class for the adults! Learn acrobatic skills such as tumbling, handstands and building pyramids. Try hula hoop, poi or juggling. And even have a go on the silks and trapeze! No need to have any experience - just come and enjoy!
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.
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!
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.