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Sun, May 07



Active flex - a biomechanical approach (All Levels)

Discover the secrets of unlocking your body's full flexibility potential with Jared Shanks' workshop, where he combines safe and scientifically proven techniques to enhance your flexibility and stretching capabilities, providing a strong foundation for performers, circus artists, and dancers.

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Active flex - a biomechanical approach (All Levels)
Active flex - a biomechanical approach (All Levels)

Time & Location

May 07, 2023, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

London, Unit B16, 22 Smeed Rd, Fish Island, London E3 2NR, UK


About the event

Short Bio:

Jared Shanks is a renowned circus performer and teacher, known for his expertise in active flexibility, and his ability to help students expand their range of motion and control through his innovative and engaging workshops. With years of experience in the circus industry and a passion for sharing his knowledge, Jared is a sought-after instructor both in the UK and abroad.  

Jared has worked for several prestigious circus companies, including Forgotten Circus School, Proud Cabaret and BrainFools, where he has performed as an aerialist and acrobat, showcasing his skills in dynamic movement and flexibility.

Currently pursuing his master's degree in biomechanics at Loughborough University, Jared expertly applies the latest scientific knowledge to his workshops, delivering cutting-edge techniques and insights to elevate students' skills and understanding of active flexibility.


  • 9.30-10.00:  Arrive in space: 
  • 10.00-1.00PM:  Workshop Part I - Splits (with plenty of breaks in between)
  • 1.00-2.00PM:  Lunch Break (there are asome local food options in the neighbourhood)
  • 2.00-5.00PM:  Workshop Part II - Backbends (with plenty of breaks in between)


  • Half Day (Morning)

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  • Half Day (Afternoon, Backbend)

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  • Full Day (Splits & Backbends)

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