Calisthenics

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Calisthenics is a team artistic dance sport performed on-stage. It includes routines executed to music and in costume. 

Calistenics offers a unique combination of dancing, singing, gymnastics and technical skill.   

Tip:

Listen to your coach – they will help you develop skills that will enable you to perform confidently on-stage.   

Benefits:

  • Aerobic Fitness
  • Strength
  • Improved balance and posture
  • Strength
  • Self-confidence 

What you need

Comfortable sporting clothes. This could include leggings, tights, shorts, a leotard and singlet. 

Every club has different uniform needs and will generally supply you with the equipment required to try calisthenics.

Seasons / typical registration period

Registration usually occurs before 31 March, but you can typically join a calisthenics club any time of the year.

Costs vary depending on your age and type of membership (competitive/recreational). Come and try classes are usually free, but it’s best to check with your local club first. 

Levels of competition

Calisthenics offers competitive and recreational levels for participants of all ages.

Calisthenics organisations 

Australian Calisthenic Federation

Social media

Facebook

@CalisthenicsAustralia 

Twitter  

@caliacf

YouTube

CaliDocumentary