Acro Workshops

14 & 15 July

Palmerston North Studio

This July Holidays we are running Acro Intensives! 

A great way to learn new acro skills and push yourself to the next level.

Open to all, you don't have to be a Rose Academy student to attend.

These four specialty class types will focus on the different elements of Acro:

Flexibility and Contortion

Limbering and Balancing


Acro Choreography

The three class levels are split by experience and ability, no age limits. 

Beginner: 0 - 1 year acro experience, for students Primary to Level 1 in Acrobatic Arts

Experienced: 1 - 3 years acro experience, for students Level 2 to Level 4 in Acrobatic Arts

Advanced: 3+ years acro experience, for students Level 5 & up in Acrobatic Arts

$25 per class, or all 4 for $80

Limited to 10 students per class so get in quick!

For enquiries email [email protected]

or register via 

Flexibility & Contortion

Learn new stretches and tips to improve your flexibility, understand the importance of correct alignment, and discover how to safely include contortion into your acro training.

Beginner: 11.00am - 12.00pm, Thursday 14th July

Experienced: 1.30pm - 2.30pm, Thursday 14th July

Advanced: 4.00pm - 5.00pm, Thursday 14th July

Limbering & Balancing

Try a range of exciting skills from bridge variations, walkovers, 

rolling tinsicas, and arabians to handstand variations, headstands, scorpions and chest stands. Skills will be level appropriate.

Beginner: 10.00am - 11.00am, Thursday 14th July

Experienced: 12.30pm - 1.30pm, Thursday 14th July

Advanced: 3.00pm - 4.00pm, Thursday 14th July


Everyone loves the excitement of tumbling in acro, 

especially skills that get air time. 

In these classes we will cover cartwheel variations, a variety of rolls, and aerials & back handsprings. 

All skills will be set at the students' ability level.

Beginner: 10.00am - 11.00am, Friday 15th July

Experienced: 12.30pm - 1.30pm, Friday 15th July

Advanced: 3.00pm - 4.00pm, Friday 15th July

Acro Choreography

It's one thing to be able to execute acro skills beautifully, it's another to seamlessly incorporate them into dance. 

In this workshop students will focus on the transitions and joining of their acro skills into dance combinations to create 

a performance piece.

Beginner: 11.00am - 12.00pm, Friday 15th July

Experienced: 1.30pm - 2.30pm, Friday 15th July

Advanced: 4.00pm - 5.00pm, Friday 15th July

Students who take this class are invited to perform their dance for friends and family in a short showcase at 5.30pm on Friday. 

Full Timetable


Thursday 14th July

Friday 15th July

09.45 - 10.00

Beginner Registration

Beginner Registration

10.00 - 11.00

Beginner Limbering & Balancing

Beginner Tumbling

11.00 - 12.00

Beginner Flexibility & Contortion

Beginner Acro Choreography

12.15 - 12.30

Experienced Registration

Experienced Registration

12.30 - 1.30

Experienced Limbering & Balancing

Experienced Tumbling

1.30 - 2.30

Experienced Flexibility & Contortion

Experienced Acro Choreography

2.45 - 3.00

Advanced Registration

Advanced Registration

3.00 - 4.00

Advanced Limbering & Balancing

Advanced Tumbling

4.00 - 5.00

Advanced Flexibility & Contortion

Advanced Acro Choreography

5.00 - 6.00

End of Day

Performance for family & friends (5.30 start)