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Unthink the Impossible

Unthink the Impossible classes provide fun circus activities for children with disabilities and additional needs, from three to ten years of age. Working closely with occupational and physiotherapists from On Call Children’s Therapy (OCC), Flipside’s professional circus trainers teach a range of circus skills including manipulation, trapeze, tight wire, acrobatics and performance during workshops held at Flipside Circus.

The skills taught assist children to improve occupational capabilities in a range of physical and mental areas including rising to a challenge, trust, risk taking, creativity, team work and communication. It’s a real activity with all the social, emotional and physical benefits that align with therapeutic goals:
  • Group behavior skills
  • Coordination and gross motor skills
  • Postural control
Circus is naturally inclusive and learning circus skills can be a pathway to improving confidence. Early feedback from parents and Occupational Therapists engaged in the program is indicating exciting and extremely positive results for the children. In 2011 Flipside Circus received a grant to fund research into the benefits of circus for children with additional needs.

Families can utilise their therapy funding (e.g. Medicare, private health, government initiatives).

For more information contact Fiona Jones on Fiona.jones@occtherapy.com.au or (07) 3378 9543. Brochures are available for medical professionals and organizations supporting individuals with disabilities.

Class Information

Location: Flipside Circus, 117 Mina Parade, Alderley
When:  Saturday 12.00pm - 1.00pm (18 weeks)

Cost Structure: (Payment plans available for ALL bookings.)
Semester fees - Unthink the Impossible: $990.00 (18 weeks). (Includes Booking Bonus)

Term fees - Unthink the Impossible: $495.00 (Term 1) - $495.00 (Term 2)
Age group: 3+ Years
What to wear: Comfortable clothes such as shorts and tee-shirts, leggings etc. No shoes are necessary.

What to Bring: Just yourself and a drink. If you are coming straight from school please be sure to have a light snack to ensure your brain is fed, especially if you are doing aerials!

Deposit and Payment

Payment in full at commencement of each term.
Payment In Full on receipt of invoice. Available via eft or credit card on recept of invoice. Please phone 3352 7233 on receipt of invoice if you wish to pay via credit card. There is a 2% surcharge on credit card payments.

Payment Plan
Semester 1 Enrolments Payment Plan – 18 week semester – 1st Feb – 21st June 2014
Five 20% payments are made during semester.

Term 1 Enrolments Payment Plan – 9 weeks 28th Jan - 1st April 2014
Three payments are made during term 1.

How To Enrol
For new enrolments please complete the First Time Enrolments Booking Form.
If your child has previously attended a class, please complete the Re-Enrolment Booking Form.