AUTHOR: ELOISE OF ‘CIRCUS AKIMBO’
Wedding planning can be stressful, and sometimes the bride-to-be might feel like running away from it all.
So why not let her?
Why not grab her closest friends and family, and run away to the circus for a day?!
RUNNING AWAY TO THE CIRCUS
It’s one thing to go to the circus and see the aerialists fly over your head, but getting up there yourself is a whole different experience.
Learning to climb high and hang upside down is not only incredibly fun, but will also help your hen relax. After all, it’s hard to worry about that upcoming wedding when you’re feet aren’t on the ground!
WHAT HAPPENS AT AN ADULT CIRCUS PARTY?
You will learn a whole lot of new skills (with plenty of Instagramable moments to capture along the way)! For example, the basics of aerial skills, trapeze and lyra (i.e. the aerial hoop) will have you working up a sweat, whilst simultaneously leaving the whole party amazed at what their bodies can do. And while some guests may be a bit nervous at the start of the class (feeling as though they’re not strong enough, fit enough, brave enough, or anything else enough), experienced trainers will soon put their mind at ease, making sure they’re comfortable, having an amazing time and wanting more by the end!
Following the actual lesson, these new skills of yours can be celebrated by sipping on a glass of wine and chowing down on some delicious food (all of which you will definitely deserve!). You can also have a giggle and re-live your favourite (or most hilariously awkward) moments by scrolling through the hundreds of photos you snapped throughout the day.
ADD TO THE FUN WITH CIRCUS COSTUMES
And if that’s not enough, this type of party is also perfect for the hen who loves any excuse to dress up. Whether you encourage the group to arrive with a similar style of performer makeup (colourful eyes and lips, for example), clown makeup (rosy cheeks, dramatic eyes, red nose and red lips) or even in a set dress code (such as bright colours or patterned bows); it will only add to the fun, laughter and photo ops on the day.
Just remember that this type of experience will require clothing that can’t get caught in equipment, and that you can easily move around in. The golden rules are to wear anything that you can move in and be upside-down in, as well as no zippers! To make sure everyone can join in and have a great time, specify the type of clothing allowed on your invitations (and if you’re the one choosing what everyone will wear, make sure it’s something suitable for the class)!
ARE YOU READY TO CELEBRATE CIRCUS STYLE?
Everyone wants to feel strong, amazing and confident in their body – and you will feel all of this and more whilst having the time of your life and learning new skills.
At Circus Akimbo we offer circus classes with a variety of extras to make the planning as stress-free as possible. And, most importantly, we have experienced trainers who will look after you and tailor the entire party to your bride-to-be; meaning everyone will have an amazing time.
So why not bring your best friend and her closest pals along to the circus and feel like the super women you are?!
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AUTHOR BIO - CIRCUS AKIMBO
At Circus Akimbo we offer adult circus party classes perfect for hen’s parties; with experienced trainers tailoring the celebration to suit your bride-to-be. We can also take care of everything from a photography experience during the party to cake and catering after the party!
Available: 5/65 Jersey St, Hornsby
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