Both instructive and enjoyable, helping children to develop patience, dexterity, stamina, self discipline and creativity.
Circus Skills Workshops are a fun way for children to spend an afternoon or morning. Playing with traditional circus props (juggling, diablo, tightrope, devil sticks, unicycle, balance poles, Pedal Gos, Fun Wheels, and plate spinning), in a relaxed semi-formal workshop structure.
These sessions encourage perseverance, diligence, self-discipline, hand-eye coordination, manipulation skills and dexterity. The carefully worked out structure means that children of all capabilities achieve something.
The workshops are taught by professional circus artistes from the Foolhardy Circus. The children get real, hands-on tuition from people who have spent over 20 years teaching and performing.
Most sessions will begin with warm up games to get people in the right frame of mind and to loosen up the body. After this, participants will get the opportunity to learn a variety of circus skills and techniques: