IS YOUR CHILD ALWAYS CLIMBING ON THINGS, PUTTING ON SHOWS OR TWIRLING AROUND IN FRONT OF THE MIRROR? AT MERAKI CIRCUS & DANCE WE OFFER CLASSES IN DANCE, CIRCUS, AERIAL, AND ACROBATICS. THERE'S SOMETHING FOR EVERY ASPIRING PERFORMER!
One of our most popular classes, mixed circus is available for ages 5-Adults! Learn skills such as juggling, acrobalance, tumbling, hula hoop, static trapeze, slackline, poi, plate spinning, clowning, plus many more fun, active games! Classes are tailored for age groups, including:
Fly, Flips & Tricks
Big Kids Circus
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 up in the air. We offer 3 main disciplines:
TRAPEZE - static and dance
LYRA - also known as aerial hoop
SILKS - also known as tissu
These classes book quickly!
TINY TOPS FLYING CIRCUS! 2-4 YRS
A fun mixed class of all sorts! Developing further circus & movement skills, we include in this class tumbling, balance, swinging from the trapeze, song and some very fun acro skills to do with mum or dad. We will begin to explore spinning plates, hula hoop, juggling balls - developing hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills. A parent assisted class so you can practice at home too!
LITTLE GROOVERS (3.5-5 YEARS)
We explore movement through music, stimulate imagination and promote creativity while commencing the ground work for basic jazz and ballet.
STRENGTH AND FLEXIBILITY / CIRCUS FIT
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.
AcroBATs! These fun and energetic classes involve BALANCE, ACRO and TUMBLING and to develop strength, flexibility, agility & most importantly confidence and connection. We focus strongly on creating routines and combining dance and movement to create fun and exciting performances. 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 can do with this super fun and dynamic class!
Learn the graceful art of ballet. Combining structure, technique and expressive movement this class is a beautiful and fundamental practice for all levels of dance.
HIP HOP / JAZZ FUNK
An energetic, upbeat dance class to your favourite tunes in the charts! Learn how to move and grove in a funky way, taking inspiration from popular music clips.
CONTEMPORARY / LYRICAL DANCE
In contemporary dance we explore an innovative and highly creative dance form while moving freely to music.