Calisthenics is a sport, a creative outlet, and for many, a lifestyle. Our Seniors train hard while building lifelong friendships.
The benefits of calisthenics are truly numerous and better self confidence is one of them. Our Seniors class allows you to explore your creative side while exercising and doing something for yourself.
Watch the video below to see our 2017 work.
If you would like to join us in 2018, please find the required registration form and our Welcome Pack for 2018 below:
Wednesday 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Kilsyth Memorial Hall, Mt Dandenong Rd, Kilsyth
Students to arrive with their Rod, Clubs, Aesthetics Practice Skirt and drink bottle. Please ensure your child wears either a black leotard or leggings and a top, no loose clothing. We run a warm-up at the beginning of each session followed by learning and practicing the 6 required items listed below.
Items Taught in 2018
Our Seniors compete in 6 different items:
March – marching to create complex patterning, developing spatial awareness, core strength, rhythm and deportment.
Freearm – a creative series of strength and flexibility movements developing core strength, flexibility and deportment.
Rods – manipulation of a metal rod with movement developing technical skills, hand-eye coordination and multi-tasking.
Clubs – circular swings with wooden clubs developing fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, multi-tasking and rhythm.
Rhythmical Aesthetics – graceful and elevated movements technically placed and interpreted developing rhythm, dance, expressive storytelling, leaps, leg extension for running and other sports.
Dance Arrangement – dance and interpretation developing spatial awareness, dance, elevation, expression and performance skills.
Camp & Ballarat
Camp allows our students to bond over a 2 day camp. It allows them to work on the minor details of each item and to work together to perfect them. Camp also allows for downtime with their friends and helps with team building and friendships. Camp is held on the weekend of the 15th-17th June.
Ballarat is a wonderful time away with both parents and students. Her Majesty Theatre is a prestige stage where magic happens. It is an amazing experience for all our students and its where memories are made. Ballarat is normally the start of October each year.
Competitions, Stage Practice and Annual Concert
Our Seniors compete in 5 competitions per year, the dates for these competitions are released in late May and are from July-October, for Competitions dates please refer to the below link (Competition Dates ) This includes our 2 prestige competitions at Royal South Street, and CVI
Seniors also participate in Stage Practice which allows the students to work through their routines on stage in their costumes, this is always a wonderful day that allows the students to gain confidence before the first competition of the season. In 2018 our stage practice is on 15th July 2018 – times to be confirmed
Seniors also perform at our Annual Concert, they always LOVE being able to dance with the entire club and they perform all 6 of the items. Our concert is the 25th November 2018.