Corona Update

By now you’re probably sick of hearing about COVID-19, but this page is where you’ll be able to find the latest updates about how we’re handling things at Circus Akimbo. We’re committed to the safety of our staff and students, and that is our priority in these uncertain times. We are ramping up our procedures … Read more

Dear Diary

Although I’ve done circus for many years now, and tried a huge variety of training devices and gear, if I had to pick the most useful training tool I’ve used it wouldn’t be any of the foam rollers, mats, or even the gear itself. No, the one thing that has stayed consistent over my time doing … Read more

Post Class Stretching

Stretching after your first circus class is the best way to avoid sore muscles

So you’ve just done your first circus class and had a blast! But unless you’ve done a lot of similar training, chances are you woke up the next morning to discover a whole bunch of sore muscles you never knew existed. There are a few ways to take care of your body over the next … Read more

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 more

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 more