Frequently asked questions

What ages do you take?

We have kids classes which begin at 5 years, and adult classes for participants which are 18 and above, there is no upper age restriction.

I just want to try one class- I don't want to commit to a whole term, is this ok?

Circus is an artform which requires commitment and consistency in order for us to see the wonderful results. We take 10 week term bookings, and do not offer casual sessions.

I'm new to circus- What classes can I book in for?

Welcome! Circus is a wonderful challenge that everyone can try.
The classes we offer for total adult beginners are Introduction to Aerials, Hula Hoops, Contortion, Adagio, Juggling, Handstands & Tumbling.
Get yourself booked in!

What sort of things are taught in the kids circus classes?

We think it is important for our young students to have good well rounded circus training. They will learn acrobatics, juggling, teamwork, falling and landing techniques, aerials (Silks, Trapeze etc), balancing teachniques and more. We cater the classes to the students needs and passions, as often they have a favourite activity which they wish to learn.

What are the term dates?

Term 3 2020
Kids & Adults
July 20th- September 27th

Holiday classes
Kids & Adults
September 28th- October 11th

Term 4 2020

Kids & Adults
October 12th- December 19th

Can I pay for my classes weekly?

No, we require a full upfront payment to secure your class place.

What do I wear? Do I need to bring anything?

We recommend fitted comfortable clothing. Please bring a water bottle.
Contortion Students require a yoga or exercise mat.
Aerial students require clothing which has no zips, buttons or buckles and will need to remove all jewellry.

Can I change class mid term?

We do not offer refunds, class transfers or exchanges at Circotica.
Please ensure you are able to commit to a full course before you enrol with us.

4/235 Waltham Road
Ōtautahi Christchurch

Aotearoa New Zealand

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