at the Collective

at the Collective


What is it?

Hand balancing or Handstands is the art and practice of holding an inverted body shape using the hands and arms as the main support. There can be many variations to the hand stand position such as tuck, pike, and straddle legs positions, including the more advanced one arm hold. Handstands can be performed from the floor, canes, blocks or more creative sub structures. Handstands can be trained individually or as part of a partner or group acrobatic team.

We are delighted to be stretching out our circusy arms and will collaborate with the wonderful folk of The Collective Cork, to bring handstands to their cosy yoga studios above the Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin Street.

For Who

Suitable for beginners and those looking to improve their technique. Hand balancing can be practiced at all levels. It is a progressive discipline with many beginner skills to master before advancing to more difficult moves. Practice training involves body preparation including the strengthening and mobilising of muscles and joints necessary to develop a safe practice.

NOTE * This class takes place at Collective Cork, Tobin Street, Cork City


1 hour


Haj Murphy



6 week term, November 7th - December 12th

Time: 5pm - 6pm

Price: €60

Single session registrations will only be made available should the the course not fully book ou

How To Register

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About Safety

Circus Factory has professionally installed aerial rigging and all equipment and hardware undergoes regular inspection. All equipment is rigged at a low accessible level with professional landing mats mandatory for practice training. Our aerial Coaches are experienced aerial artists and have a high level of previous teaching experience. All classes are conducted with Covid 19 protocols in place.



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