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You're never too old for circus!

Absolute beginners welcome. All you need is enthusiasm!

If you’re over 40 years of age and looking for a fun way to exercise and build physical confidence, POW is for you! A warm and welcoming class, you’ll learn amazing circus skills safely, supported by knowledgable trainers who understand the modifications required in circus for older bodies. 

POW (Performing Older Women’s Circus) has been a vital part of the Women’s Circus family since its inception in 1995. These are satellite classes run out of Fairfield Uniting Church, and are led by highly skilled circus trainer Dotti Scally.

All Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who belongs to a marginalised gender can access our training programs and membership for free. To enrol contact us.

Women’s Circus welcomes anyone to our organisation who belongs to a marginalised gender. View our Gender Inclusion Policy for more information.

If you missed out on a class this term, you can add yourself to the waitlist and we’ll contact you if a spot opens up, or when the next term is available to enrol in.  To add yourself to a class waitlist:
  • Go to Mind Body
  • Scroll down to find the class you want
  • Click on ‘Sign Up Now’
  • Log in to your account and then click ‘Add to waitlist’

To enrol in POW you must become a Women’s Circus member. Membership is valid for 365 days and has a great range of benefits including access to exclusive tickets and creative opportunities.

Want to get a taste of circus before signing up? Check out our upcoming Holiday Programs, Come and Try Days and Test Drives on the Short Circus Courses page.

For those 40+ years

POW trainers understand the modifications required in circus for older bodies and tailor techniques to suit the skill level of individual participants. 

Make new friends

POW is the perfect opportunity to connect with a warm and welcoming community while learning amazing circus skills.

Trainers with years of experience

POW is led by highly skilled and talented trainers with experience in circus arts and performance, some of who have been training for over 20 years! 

Start your POW journey today…


“I feel very empowered, because I’m having fun and being fit. It’s not just about doing vigorous training. We have fun and beautiful music. It’s a joy.”
POW participant 
"I really enjoyed the POW class on Saturday. It was awesome and I surprised myself with how much I could do and participate. It is just what I'm looking for."
POW participant

Find out more about POW and their history on their website. Check out POW in action below.

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