Flying Fruit Fly Circus Yackandandah

The Flying Fruit Fly Circus has been training and touring new generations of professional circus artists for nearly 40 years and now, we are right here on your doorstep in Yackandandah.

This  new collaboration aims to enhance the range of circus, dance and drama classes on offer to our local communities. Fruities trainers will bring their specialist skills to Yackandandah to coach alongside circus professionals, and Yack locals, Xavier and Zoe Pinard.

Circus training provides many positive health and social benefits for kids and adults alike.

So give it a try, you really don’t have to run very far to join our circus. Email Zoe to find out more or enrol!

Term 4, 2019 Class Options

Pre-School CircusPre School Circus

Children will be introduced to the foundations of circus arts through skills such as tight wire, scarf juggling, hula hoops, pyramids, tumbling, mini tramps, trapeze and aerial silks. Improved development of hand eye coordination, balance, strength, confidence, spatial awareness and social skills are just some of the benefits enjoyed from this program.

Wednesday 9 Oct – 11 Dec 10.15am – 11.00am $150
Friday 11 Oct – 13 Dec 9.30am – 10.15am $150
11 Oct – 13 Dec 10.15am – 11.00am $150


School Age Circus

FFFC-Yackandandah-FeetWith a key focus on acrobatics and aerial skills, children will have fun with peers whilst developing confidence, strength, flexibility, coordination and balance. Classes are carefully designed to cater for mixed levels in a non competitive, safe environment.

Tuesday 8 Oct – 10 Dec 3.45pm – 4.45pm 7 – 8yrs $170
8 Oct – 10 Dec 4.45pm – 5.45pm 9 – 11yrs $170
Wednesday 9 Oct – 11 Dec 4.00pm – 5.00pm 7 – 8yrs $170
9 Oct – 11 Dec 5.00pm – 6.00pm Siblings 7 – 11yrs $170
Thursday 10 Oct – 12 Dec 4.00pm – 5.00pm 8 – 9yrs $170
10 Oct – 12 Dec 5.00pm – 6.00pm 10 – 13yrs $170
Friday 11 Oct – 13 Dec 4.00pm – 5.00pm 6 – 8yrs $170
11 Oct – 13 Dec 5.00pm – 6.00pm 11 – 14yrs $170
Saturday 12 Oct – 14 Dec 1.30pm – 2.30pm Siblings 7 – 11yrs $170
12 Oct – 14 Dec 2.30pm – 3.30pm 7 – 11yrs $170



Aerial-FFFC-YackandandahAdults / Teens Circus & Aerial Yoga

Have fun while developing core strength, balance, flexibility and coordination. Students will be offered lessons in hula hoops, aerial skills, acrobatics, pyramids, tight wire, juggling and group skipping. In this group we enjoy watching students supporting and celebrating each others achievements and efforts.


Monday (Teen Yoga) 7 Oct – 9 Dec 5.15pm – 6.00pm 11 – 14yrs $150
Monday (Teen Drama) 7 Oct – 9 Dec 6.15pm – 7.15pm 11 – 14yrs $170
Tuesday 8 Oct – 10 Dec 5.45pm – 6.45pm 13 – 17yrs $170
Wednesday 9 Oct – 11 Dec 9.15am – 10.15am Teens/Adults $170
Wednesday (Yackrobats) 9 Oct – 11 Dec 11.15am – 12.15pm Adults $170
Wednesday (Hammock Yoga) 10 Oct – 12 Dec 6.15pm – 7.15pm Teens/Adults $170
Thursday (Silks/Trapeze) 11 Oct – 13 Dec 6.00pm – 7.00pm Teens/Adults $170
Friday 12 Oct – 14 Dec 5.00pm – 6.00pm 11 – 14yrs $170


Adult & Teen Yoga With KatjaKatja_Yoga_head_web

Katja is a certified yoga teacher for young children, teenagers and families and a qualified PE teacher.

Gentle Vinyasa Flow (Monday)

This gentle yet fluid practice links breath to movement. Vinyasa Flow sequences will re-energise your body and its emphasis on the breath will release any blockage of energy in your body. You will be guided through sequences focusing on different parts of your body including abdominal work and strength building poses. Suitable for beginners and intermediate levels.

Aerial Yoga (Wednesday)

This class will guide you mindfully and gently through a number of Vinyasa flow sequences specificallyKatja_Yoga_trikonasana_web copychoreographed for participants of all levels. Participants usually find themselves positively surprised about their increased energy and fitness levels, their calm state of mind after pranayama practice (easy breath work) and really enjoy the opportunity to explore the magical world of aerial circus. And it has to be said: Savasana (relaxation) while gently swaying in a hammock listening to calming music is something everyone should experience at least once in their lives.

Monday (Gentle Vinyasa Yoga) 9 Oct – 11 Dec 9.30am – 10.30am $170
Wednesday (Aerial Yoga) 9 Oct – 11 Dec 6.15pm – 7.15pm $170

Yoga With Stacey

Our Little Yack Yogis classes are all about learning mindfulness, breathing techniques and how to move the body in a fun, playful, safe and accepting environment.

Stacey Hogan has completed a Masters degree in teaching and has over 8 years experience in educating young people. During that time she recognised the potential benefits of mindfulness in the classroom and decided to combine her two passions, education and yoga, and become an accredited teacher of kids yoga.

“Yoga with Stacey is fund and relaxing. I loved learning how to salute to the sun. You do some really fun games, relaxation at the end of the lesson, and go home all calm and sleepy.” Saoirse, age 8.

Monday 7 Oct – 9 Dec 3.45pm – 4.30pm 7 – 10yrs $150
7 Oct – 9 Dec 4.30pm – 5.15pm 8-10yrs $150
7 Oct – 9 Dec 5.15pm – 6.00pm 11 – 14yrs $150


Dance with Chelsea Skilton

Yack-DanceThrough dance, students will improve their coordination, motor skills, rhythm and musicality in a fun and friendly environment.

Pre-school Dance – 9:30am – 10:15am

Students will learn age appropriate ballet steps to encourage co-ordination and musicality.

Pre-school Dance – 9.30am – 10.15am

Pre school dance focuses on gross motor skills, rhythm and fun! Whilst also practicing skills such as taking turns, spacial awareness and independence.

Introduction to Ballet – 10:00am – 10:45am

Students will learn age appropriate ballet steps to encourage co-ordination and musicality.

Jazz & Hip Hop – 10:45am – 11:45am 

This class has a Jazz focus, students will learn a range of jazz and hip hop techniques to put together into a dance routine.

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Classical Ballet – 11:45am – 12:15pm

An introduction to classical ballet for ‘older’ children based on the ‘royal academy of dance’ syllabus.

Jazz & Hip Hop – 12:15pm – 1:15pm 

Focusing on improving strength, flexibility and co-ordination students learn a range of dance steps with a jazz style.

Pre-School Dance for  3- 5yr olds Saturday 12 Oct – 14 Dec 9.30am – 10.15am $150
Ballet for 4 – 6yr olds Saturday 12 Oct – 14 Dec 10.00am – 10:45am $150
Jazz/Hip Hop for 8 – 10yr olds Saturday 12 Oct – 14 Dec 10.45am – 11.45am $170
Ballet for 8 – 11yr olds Saturday 12 Oct – 14 Dec 11.45am – 12.15pm $100
Jazz/Hip Hop for 11 – 13yr olds Saturday 12 Oct – 14 Dec 12.15pm – 1.15pm $170

Drama with Brendan

An introduction to improvisation and storytelling. These classes use drama games and play-making to build imagination, creativity and confidence. Above all else, it’s fun!

Brendan Hogan is an educator and award-winning playwright from north-east Victoria who writes for children and young adults. He is currently the creative producer for the Yackandandah Young Players, a not-for-profit children’s theatre company which is part of Arts Yackandandah.


Monday 7 Oct – 9 Dec 6.15pm – 7.15pm 11 – 14yrs $170




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