Cirque Session: Circus Jams
Ever thought about running away to join the circus? In Eastern Iowa, you don’t have to. Join the Eastern Iowa Circus Collective for an open jam. We’re a group of aerialists, jugglers, hula hoopers, fire performers, and acro yogis who want to meet you!
Join us for a jam where we’ll have extra hoops, juggling balls and smiles to share. All jams are come and go as you please. This event is meant for skill sharing, community building and creative expression.
Circus jams are convergence spaces meant for skill sharing and community building. Performance artists can use this jam as an opportunity to come practice their skills among other artists. At all jams, we’ll have teachers from our collective available for instruction and will bring some extra props to share including hula hoops, sets of poi, panel mats, and juggling balls.
Cost: Varies by Location. See the Eastern Iowa Circus Collective Facebook Events Page for details.
Instructor: None – this is a skill sharing event.
Cirque Session: Keep Calm and Learn to Hula Hoop
Interested in learning to hula hoop but don’t know where to start? Join fire performer and Eastern Iowa Circus Collective Founder Lindsey Moon for a 60-minute workshop.
After a short warm up, learn the basics of waist hooping, learn how to start moving the hoop up and down your body, and learn two basic lifts. Participants will also be introduced to the basics of off-body hooping and will learn a basic isolation with one hand and with two. The workshop will conclude with a contest (and prizes!) and some practice time.
**Registration required to insure instructor has enough hoops for all participants.
Class Cost: Class and hoops sold separately.
Materials Cost: Hoops wrapped in one color will be $10, hoops wrapped in two colors will be $15, hoops wrapped in four colors will be $20. Limited number of metallic hoops for $30.
Instructor: Lindsey Moon