Clowning About

Dear Parents: Here are a couple of fun circus classes and camps in Berlin, plus a link to try some circus tricks and acrobatics at home:

Zirkusferien Cabuwazi

They offer weekly circus camps (in German) for kids this summer, while following hygiene rules— in floor acrobatics, high wire, graffiti, juggling, tight rope, dance, break dance, and ball balancing. Locations are Tempelhof, Kreuzberg, Treptow, and Altglienicke and Marzahn. M-F Ages 7+. Select location to view times. (Note: Some of the weeks are already sold out.) Range is 60-120€ depending on location, early booking and if reduced fee (BerlinPass and Alleinerziehende)

https://tinyurl.com/ybduoq7h

http://www.cabuwazi.de

Ufa Fabrik International Culture Center in Berlin Tempelhof

Will be open again starting June 20

They offer classes (In German)  in Acrobatics (from 4+), Capoeira, Belly Dancing (6-13), African Drumming, Break Dancing (10 and up), Unicycling Pois and more (7+) Juggling (7+), Ball-balancing (6+), and Tightrope (6+)

Families pay 15€/monthly and classes meet once a week in after school hours.

https://www.ufafabrik.de/de/10436/die-wochenkurse-der-kindercircusschule.html

Contact the teacher directly at the numbers listed to sign up.

Each year in the last week of summer holidays, they offer an intensive 5-day circus training, 2 hours daily from M-F with a show on Saturday. Contact them if you want to sign your kid up here:

Viktoriastr. 10-18 / 12105 Berlin / Tempelhof

Tel. +49 (0)30 755 030 /info@ufafabrik.de

Fun at Home

It’s Acrobat Week at the New Victory Theater Arts Break with exercises you can do at home to mix up your home fitness routine and make it a little more fun. They have easy stuff like making shapes with your body, balancing challenges and trust falls (great for siblings!) and some slightly more advanced techniques: https://newvictory.org/new-victory-arts-break-acro-week/

Plus check out their series on Circus tricks here, with lots of fun videos and activities in performance, balancing, costuming, poster design, and megaphone crafting:

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