A huge range of circus-style workshops, for kids and adults alike. Chose a beginners lesson to try out a new activity, or polish your skills with the intermediate & advanced sessions.  Very popular with families during the day, bring a picnic, find a shady spot, enjoy the music of the live stage in the background, whilst the family plays learning new tricks and skills from the professional workshop leaders. Applications for the Juggle Poi Toy Zone Crew are now closed.

Location: The Flaming Juggle-Poi-Toy Zone


 

 

Advanced / Intermediate Staff Spinning

staff-spinning-advancedTake your staff spinning to the next level exploring adagio staff spinning, staff isolations and how to move effectively.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 January 2012 07:40

Hits: 536

Beginners Poi for adults & children

poi-beginnerGiving you an understanding of the base elements of poi - planes, simple turns, weaves & butterfly moves, hip reels & how to link them into dance moves.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 January 2012 07:42

Hits: 681

Beginners staff spinning

staff-spinning-beginnerLearn the basic of staff spinning and how to manipulate the art of staff including correct handgrip and passing, finger spinning and basic throws.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 January 2012 07:44

Hits: 751

Club Swinging

club-swingingUsing two clubs incorporating moves found in poi & staff, splitting, rejoining clubs together, isolations.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 January 2012 07:51

Hits: 465

Contact Ball Juggling

contact-ballBeginner and intermediate level with 1, 2 & 3 contact balls.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 January 2012 07:47

Hits: 583

Contact Staff

staff-spinningMoving the staff whilst keeping it in close contact with the body, including neckrolls, armrolls, behind and over the back and much more.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 January 2012 07:58

Hits: 489

Diabolo

diaboloBasic spin and control, tangling and untangling, throwing and catching, body moves and string patterns and tricks with the sticks.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 January 2012 08:47

Hits: 521

Double Staff

double-staffAll the skills of single staff spinning but with double the fun! The art of spinning, throwing, catching, rolling and using the body to create a dynamic experience for your audience.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 January 2012 08:49

Hits: 482

Dragon Staff

dragon-staffA new generation of contact staff with moves inspired by fei cha, a Chinese martial art skill.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 January 2012 08:52

Hits: 548

Fire Fans

fire-fansLearn how to manipulate fire-fans in different ways - including opening & closing, dancing and moving them around your body in dance movements. Practice during the day and see which moves look & feel best before trying with fire in the supervised evening virgin burner fire-play slot.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 January 2012 08:56

Hits: 648

Flower Sticks/Devil Sticks

flower-stickBeginners flower sticks for adults & children: Basic handstick control and central balance point understanding. Spins, double spins, throws & how to move with your devil/flower stick.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 January 2012 09:00

Hits: 902

Hula Hooping

hula-hoop-2Beginners, intermediate & advanced hoop moves including: how to keep a hoop spinning whilst dancing, hoop splitting, throws, catches, rolling the hoop across your body, jump throughs, lifts & isolations.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 January 2012 09:18

Hits: 568

Intermediate/Advanced Poi

interm-poiMore advanced moves and how to link and join them into dance including: Flowers, isolations, wraps, tangles, behind the back & under the leg moves.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 January 2012 09:19

Hits: 493

Juggling with balls, clubs, hoops & hats

juggling-with-hatsPractice a range of different juggling patterns - 3, 4 and 5 ball juggling patterns, Group juggling & juggling circles with both children and adult focus for beginners & intermediate levels.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 January 2012 09:19

Hits: 547

Palm Torches

palm-torchesLearn how to dance whilst holding fire in the palm of your hand! Practice during the day and see which moves look & feel best before trying with fire in the supervised evening virgin burner fire-play slot.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 January 2012 09:21

Hits: 635

Partner Poi

How to incorporate moves with a partner to produce beautiful patterns. Link together the weave, butterfly, thread the needle and more.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 January 2012 16:34

Hits: 551

Rope Dart

How to control a rope dart, including wrapping it up and unwrapping it from your body, wide arc spins and more, in the awesome space provided on the expansive Luminate site. Practice your skills during the day before trying with fire in the supervised evening virgin burner fire-play slot.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 January 2012 16:50

Hits: 714

Slackline

Learn how to walk on a slackline, controlling the wobble and understanding the balance point...what you do on top of it after that is up to you! Run by Simon Venegas & Tai Fernandez.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 January 2012 16:38

Hits: 670

Stilt-walking

We have a selection of childrens' stilts available to learn on - suitable from 4-10 years & a few adult stilt sets too. Learn how to walk on stilts and fall safely. Wanna-be stilt walkers will need an adult carer with them. Stilts kindly supplied by Panic Circus.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 January 2012 16:39

Hits: 690

Technical Poi

Including floaters, stalls, hyperlinks, throws & air-wraps.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 January 2012 16:33

Hits: 621

Unicycling

Learn to ride a unicycle - now's your chance - with the wonderful Sugra Morley.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 January 2012 16:36

Hits: 483

Whip Cracking

Ever wanted to crack a whip? Now is your chance. Keir has been whip cracking all kinds of whips for several years & has a selection for you to try out during the day and at night you could even have a try at fire-whip cracking in the supervised virgin burner fire slot.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 January 2012 16:51

Hits: 495

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