Circus Saturdays ~ Juggling, Staff, & Hooping!

When:
August 23, 2014 @ 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM
2014-08-23T12:30:00-05:00
2014-08-23T16:30:00-05:00
Where:
Co-Motion Studio
416 North Cleveland Street
Memphis, TN 38104
USA
Cost:
$25/workshop
Contact:

No need to run away with the circus, we’ve brought the circus to you with Circus Saturdays in August (August 9, 16, & 23) for back to school fun at our circus school. Join us with some of the top instructors in Memphis circus and flow arts for a series of engaging workshops in the creative art of play! From hula hooping, to circus conditioning, partner acrobatics, parkour, juggling, and staff. Pop-in for one workshop or try them all.

Each workshop is $25. Early bird discounts $5 off each workshop when you register and pay in advance (by Thursday each week), or register for 4 workshops for the price of 3 ($75)!

Register Online

August 23:

  • 11:00 – 12:30 – Hoop Flings & Things with Adriene Holland
  • 1:00 – 2:30 – Staff FUNdamentals with Ozo (Marty Fryer)
  • 3:00 – 4:30 – One, Two, Three, Juggle! with Ozo (Marty Fryer)

Plus Saturday retail hours 12:30-4:30pm for all your circus prop and costume needs!

Workshop Descriptions:

Adriene Hoop Toss11:00 – 12:30 – Hoop Flings & Things with Adriene Holland

Looking for a new way to burn calories and get fit?

Fling your hoops into the air, jump through hoops, and FLOW. This class will introduce you to a variety of ways to jump and toss with a hoop and how to integrate these new amazing moves into your flow. A bit of partner work will be included so bring a friend (or make one here)!
  • Proficiency in basic hooping recommended.
  • Smaller, lighter hoops recommended for this mostly off-body class. Hoops will also be available for use in class.

Marty Staff

 

1:00 – 2:30 – Staff FUNdamentals with Ozo (Marty Fryer)

Wielding the most familiar tool the human can hold is a powerful thing indeed. Come learn everything you’ll need to jump start your adventure with the staff. Covering everything from throws, inspins, antispins, isolations and theory. Rediscover why its so fun playing with a stick!

 

  • Instruction will begin with how to make your own staff, which you’ll use throughout the workshop and is yours to keep to practice at home. Supplies are provided and included in the workshop cost.
  •  For adults and teens.

Ozo Juggling

 

3:00 – 4:30 – One, Two, Three, Juggle! with Ozo (Marty Fryer)

A course for novice to adept jugglers wishing to gain a stronger base for three ball toss juggling. A solid break-down of one two and three ball patterns, you’ll be tossed (and caught) right out the door!
  • Instruction will begin with how to make your own practice balls, which you’ll use throughout the workshop and are yours to keep to practice at home. Supplies are provided and included in the workshop cost.
  • For adults and teens.

Plus check out our Circus Saturdays page for more details on our whole month of play, including:

August 9:
  • 11:00 – 12:30 – Intro to Twin Hooping with Chloe O’Hearn & Adriene Holland
  • 1:00 – 2:30 – Circus Strong! with Danielle Bayliss
  • 3:00 – 4:30 – Intro to Partner Acrobatics with Danielle Bayliss
August 16:
  • 11:00 – 12:30 – Intro to Hoopdance with Chloe O’Hearn
  • 1:00 – 2:30 – Parkour Foundations for Adults with Jonathan McCarver of Memphis Parkour
  • 3:00 – 4:30 – Parkour Foundations for Kids with Jonathan McCarver of Memphis Parkour