Performing in a Student Showcase

Bows at the end of the Circus Akimbo student showcase

It’s showcase time at Circus Akimbo! Exactly one month from today our talented adult students and trainers will be showing off their skills to friends and family. Showcases are an opportunity both to celebrate all your hard work and get some experience performing in front of an audience. For many of you, student nights will be … Read morePerforming in a Student Showcase

Staying motivated with your circus training

Circus is a challenging, humbling activity. Sometimes you have good weeks, sometimes when you show up you’re just physically, mentally or emotionally not there. Everyone has those bad weeks, and while there’s unfortunately no magic cure, there are a few things you can do to make sure they don’t derail your progress. Notice contributing factors. … Read moreStaying motivated with your circus training

Party Planning 101: What you need to know about circus parties

What is a circus party? At Circus Akimbo, we run circus workshops for all sorts of groups, including birthdays, farewells and hen’s parties. Whether you’ve never done circus before or you’re a seasoned pro, the experienced trainers will make sure the whole group is having fun and learning new things with trapeze, hoops, juggling, aerial silks … Read moreParty Planning 101: What you need to know about circus parties

Colouring in

With the school holidays coming up, here’s a quick post with two of our favourite colouring in pages. Feel free to download and print the sheets for personal use. Please ask us first if you’d like to use them in a professional setting (like a school or vacation care centre). Printable PDF Printable PDF

Book Week: Circus books for kids & teens

People have been fascinated with circus for centuries, and it keeps popping up in pop culture from music and movies through to books, plays and even party themes. To celebrate book week this year, I thought I’d share two of my favourite circus books. The Night Circus – Erin Morgenstern Perhaps one of the best known amongst … Read moreBook Week: Circus books for kids & teens

What to bring to your first circus class

Fun leggings are a useful and pretty gift for aerialists and acrobats

Just signed up for your first circus class? Congratulations! You’re in for a rollercoaster of a ride, be prepared to have a lot of fun! This is just a quick post about what to expect on your first day What To Bring 1. A bottle of water. Circus is fun, but it’s also hard work, and … Read moreWhat to bring to your first circus class