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Circus – Preschoolers

Circus Wonder Class

Have fun, be creative and explore the circus world.

Begin foundational circus skills, improve coordination, balance, flexibility and strength and grow in confidence. Each week the children will practise on aerials, mini tramp, beam, vault, floor. They will begin to learn how to work well with others, all in a theatrical, fun environment. Perfect for children who are ready to be independent or to try new things and can learn in a structured setting. Parents are welcome to stay and watch.

Circus Wonder   2 –  3.5 years

Tuesday 9.30am – 10.20am (with carer)
Thursday 9.30am – 10.20am (with carer)

Mandy Field

Cost: $200 (10 weeks, inc GST)

Circus Wonder  3.5 – 5  years

Tuesday 10.30am – 11.20am
Thursday 10.30am – 11.20am

Mandy Field and Armstrong Scherlies

Cost: $200 (10 weeks, inc GST)

Circus Warriors Class

A giant obstacle circus course. Parkour for preschoolers.

Jumping, rolling, hanging, crawling, swinging – engaging in all the foundational circus body movements and utilising all the circus equipment in a variety of ways. Each week there is a new obstacle course and new ways to move your body. The children will grow in strength, agility and confidence. A great opportunity for the child and carer to play together. Energetic, fun, safe and social

Circus Warrior   2 – 3.5 years

Wednesday 9.30am – 10.20am (with carer)

Flynn Patrao

Cost: $200 (10 weeks, inc GST)

Circus Warrior   3.5 – 5 years

Wednesday 10.30am – 11.20am (with carer)

Flynn Patrao

Cost: $200 (10 weeks, inc GST)

Circus – Kids and Teens

Suitable for beginners and intermediate students, our classes bring to life the foundational skills for tumbling, acrobatics, handstands and acrobalance. The students will develop their strength, balance, flexibility and coordination leading to a growth in their confidence and ability to work with others. We teach in a fun and supportive environment.


Castlemaine Circus has developed a curriculum across the year for students to improve their circus skills in a variety of mediums. The classes teach for acrobatics, aerials, mini tramp, gymnastics, beam, partner & group acrobalance and a variety of juggling manipulation tools. 

Circus Excel & Perform is an invitation only class suitable for intermediate students and as a second class for 12+ years. Circus Excel focuses on intermediate and performance skills for tumbling, acrobatics, handstands, aerial and acrobalance. Circus Perform sees the students working as a troupe, developing performances for our Castlemaine Circus shows.

Circus 5-8 Years

Times / Trainers: 
Tuesday 4.00pm – 5.00pm 
Bek Connors & Cameron MacLeman

Wednesday 4.00 – 5.00pm 
Nichola Hall & Caz Walsh

Thursday 4.00 – 5.00pm 
Bek Connors & Milou Albrecht

Cost: $200 (10 weeks, inc GST)

Circus 9-12 Years

Times / Trainers:

Tuesday 5.15 – 6.45pm 
Bek Connors & Cameron MacLeman

Thursday 5.15 – 6.45pm 
Milou Albrecht & Bek Connors

Cost: $245 (10 weeks, inc GST)

Circus Excel & Perform – 12+ Years

Thursday 5.15 – 6.45pm
Caz Walsh

Cost: $245 (10 weeks, inc GST) & 30% discount as second class

Hula Hoop Classes - Adults

Learn the art of hula hooping combined with dance and movement. Nichola teaches hula hooping tricks with choreography and expressive movement styles. Come along and enjoy this great cardio workout. Students will develop their core strength, improve their balance and coordination and grow in confidence. Hula hooping also helps reduce stress, release endorphins and is fun.
We teach in a positive, social and supportive environment. Suitable for beginners and those with experience.

Hula Hoop Classes – Adults

Monday: 10.00 – 10.45am (over 60s) @ Castlemaine Circus
Tuesday: 5.30 – 6.30pm @ Winters Flat Primary School Hall

Trainer: Nichola Hall

Cost per class: $11 – $110/term (inc GST)

Previously Supported by VicHealth, CHIRP Community Health and Mount Alexander Shire Community Grants