School of Larks

Static trapeze, silks, rope, juggling, circus skills classes for adults and children – Beginners to Advanced

Stretching and Strengthening Physiology Workshop for Movement Practitioners with Dawn Morse BSc, PGCE, MSc in Saturday 29th July 10am-4pm Stroud GL5

A great workshop with Dawn Morse of Core Elements for learning more about the body and how it moves and gains flexibility and strength. Saturday 29th July 10am-4pm in the Gold Room Centre for Science and Art, Stroud £35 booking essential. This workshop is aimed at Yoga, Pilates, Dance, Sports teachers. Student practitioners also welcome.

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Circus Conditioning Class!!

Our Circus Conditioning classes start up again this week. This is a circus based exercise class for all types of bodies, taught by the amazing @debonnaireruby Whether you’re an avid aerialist or have never tried circus skills before, this class is a great way to switch up your fitness routine, or start an entirely new one!The session will include a mix of endurance, cardio, strength training and flexibility exercises; using both the aerial equipment and the floor.We offer modifications to all exercises and adapt them to the individuals needs, so it truly is open to all levels of fitness.We encourage mindful training, so that not only are you getting a good workout, you’re also connecting with your body, learning to listen and look after it. At the end of class there will always be a short relaxation, giving your mind and body a moment to rest.Classes cost £7 each and will be running weekly from this Monday, the 5th June! They will be in the Gold Room, centre of science and art, 13 Lansdown, Stroud, Gl5 1BB
Book your places now by emailing us at schooloflarks@gmail.com

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Christmas Circus school next week!!!

There are 2 spaces left for the 11+/teens Christmas circus school next Tuesday 20th December 1.30pm-7pm in the Gold Room, Centre for Science and Art, Stroud (opposite Stroud library)

We will be doing tightrope walking (with a professional tightrope walker)
Aerial – static trapeze, silks and rope, hulahooping, rolla bolla and teeter board balancing and more!

At 6.30pm there will be the opportunity for parents etc to come and watch what has been learned during the day.

£30 for one student and £55 for 2 siblings.

To book or for more details please email schooloflarks@gmail.com

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Last chance to book Christmas Circus Workshops

School of Larks are running 3 Circus workshops this coming Sunday 20th December and Monday 21st.

The first one running on Sunday is 10am-3pm for children age 5 – 10 years. The aim is to create a circus show in a day – with friends and family coming to watch at 2.30pm. The venue is the Nailsworth Subscription Rooms and the cost is £30 (discounts for siblings). We will be doing aerial (static trapeze, aerial silks, rope and hoop) juggling, staff work, feather balancing, acro balance and more!

On Monday we will be running a similar session for ages 11+/teens. Same activities and also a show at the end. Same price, times and same venue as above.

Our adult workshop will run on Sunday afternoon/evening 4pm-6.30pm There will not be a show at the end – instead we will be focusing on aerial and acro balance. All levels welcome.

The younger children’s session is nearly full – but a few places left on the adults and 11+/teens workshops.

To book or for more information please email schooloflarks@gmail.com

 

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Last chance to buy your tightrope fundraiser raffle tickets!!!

Tickets are £1 each. They can be bought at any of the Nailsworth or Stroud classes – or from Star Anise Cafe in Stroud. You can also request a number of tickets and then pay online via bank transfer.

Only 4 days left before the raffle is drawn on Saturday May 16th!

Here is the list of prizes:

1st Prize: 1 hour birthday party with 5 Valleys Circus (value £120)

2nd Prize: 1 hour aerial taster for up to 6 people (value £80)

3rd Prize: 1 holiday circus session (value £20)

4th Prize: 1 holiday circus session (value £20)

5th Prize: 1 place for up to a family of 4 at one of School of Larks family circus workshops (value £15)

6th Prize: 1 Zebra hula hoop (value £15)

7th Prize: 1 Leopard hula hoop (value £15)

8th Prize: 1 Diablo (value £10)

9th Prize: 1 Circus skills session (value £10)

10th Prize: 1 Circus skills session (value £10)

11th Prize: 1 adult or child yoga class (value up to £7)

12th Prize: 1 adult or child yoga class (value up to £7)

12th Prize: 1 medium (according to Alice) / giant (according to Claudia) gobstopper!

Good Luck!

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Family Circus Workshop this Sunday 17th May!

family circus

On Sunday May 17th we have another family Circus workshop 2pm-4pm in Nailsworth Subscription rooms (sometimes known as The Old Boys club) on the A46.

There will be tuition in hulahooping, static trapeze, aerial silks, aerial hoop and possibly acro balance. There will also be group juggling games and an opportunity to try/learn/play with diablo, devil/flower sticks, juggling, unicycling, poi and plate spinning.

£15 for a 4 person family and £5 for each extra family member after that.

Booking essential as places are limited – so do email schooloflarks@gmail.com if you are interested in attending.

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Circus workshops this half term!

We have a couple of half term circus sessions in the Stroud Subscription Rooms on Wednesday 27th May.

10am-12noon will be for 5-10 years and 1pm-3pm will be for 11 – 15 year olds.

There will be juggling, balancing, unicycling, hula-hooping and floor acrobatics as well as warm up games and stretching to increase strength and flexibility. Come along and learn new skills. All levels welcome!

To book your place please phone the Subscriptioan Rooms on 01453 760900
(£16.50 per session)

Look forward to seeing you there!

Alice and Claudia x

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Raffle to raise money for a tightrope!

We had a great time last Saturday in our making workshop, circus skills class and show. We didn’t know it at the time but it was actually World Circus day – so a very fitting day to begin raising funds for our tightrope.

It was also the launch of our grand raffle which will be drawn on 16th May. Tickets are £1 each.

Here is a list of the fabulous prizes on offer:
1st Prize: 1 hour birthday party with 5 Valleys Circus (value £120)

2nd Prize: 1 hour aerial taster for up to 6 people (value £80)

3rd Prize: 1 holiday circus session (value £20)

4th Prize: 1 holiday circus session (value £20)

5th Prize: 1 place for up to a family of 4 at one of School of Larks family circus workshops (value £15)

6th Prize: 1 Zebra hula hoop (value £15)

7th Prize: 1 Leopard hula hoop (value £15)

8th Prize: 1 Diablo (value £10)

9th Prize: 1 Circus skills session (value £10)

10th Prize: 1 Circus skills session (value £10)

11th Prize: 1 adult or child yoga class (value up to £7)

12th Prize: 1 adult or child yoga class (value up to £7)

Tickets can be bought at School of Larks classes – or Star Anise Cafe in Stroud.

Good Luck!
School of Larks Rural based school of Circus and Arts
http://schooloflarks.wix.com/schooloflarks
07552 688 546 or 01453 755 695

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Circus workshops at the Subscription Rooms April 10th

We are doing a couple more Easter workshops at the Stroud Subscription Rooms on Friday April 10th.

10am-12noon will be for 5-10 years and 1pm-3pm will be for 11 – 15 year olds.

There will be juggling, balancing, unicycling, hula-hooping and floor acrobatics as well as warm up games and stretching to increase strength and flexibility. Come along and learn new skills. All levels welcome!

To book your place please phone the Subscriptioan Rooms on 01453 760900
(£16.50 per session)

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