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STEP UP 2014 – Day 1, Monday 20th January.

Mar 20th 2014 in category Archive
Eloise: So we completed our first day! And can safely say that it was a perfect blend of fun and learning. Not to mention aches, pains, friction burns and bruises…but no one said his was going to be a...
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STEP UP 2014 – Day 2, Tuesday 21st January.

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Dan: Another fabulous day of training has come to an end. Body is certainly aching but quality warm ups and warm downs ran by the girls mean I’m more worried about my blisters! Improved on the silks and trapeze...
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STEP UP 2014 – Day 3, Wednesday 22nd January

Mar 20th 2014 in category Archive
Megan:  Third day… and the aches and stiffness has settled in. We began with a warm up that gently eased us in which was really necessary as my body felt a whole lot heavier this morning and I was...
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STEP UP 2014- Day 4, Thursday 23rd January.

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Ciaran : After three days of intense sessions on silks, trapezes and acrobats, today has been an easy day, working with harnesses. I’ve actually really enjoyed today, being able to sit and float about. I was running around, circling...
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STEP UP 2014- Day 5, Friday 24th January.

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Haruka:  I really didn’t know what to expect of the course but after the first week, I cannot believe how much we have learnt in such a short space of time already. It isn’t for the faint hearted, but...
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STEP UP 2014 – Day 6, Monday 27th January

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Simon:  We started off with Silks in the morning. Last week we had learnt how to do both French and Russian climbs and also learnt foot lock and hip lock. Today we learnt how to do ‘Roll Up’, ‘Splits’...
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STEP UP 2014- Day 7, tuesday 28th January.

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Anna-Kay Gayle: Today was somewhat of a challenge for me as my body was quite tired and my mind was trying to remember, digest and recall all that I’ve been taught while overcoming my fears. With that said, I...
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STEP UP 2014: Day 8, Wednesday 29th January.

Mar 19th 2014 in category Archive
Lucy : It is amazing how quickly we have built our little ‘Step-Up’ community. We celebrate our differences as much as our similarities. I am in awe of how everyone uses their strengths and their weaknesses to progress. It...
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STEP UP 2014-Day 9, Thursday 30th January.

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Sherelle : It was decision time, what to do for my presentation. I was torn between cocoon & trapeze. It all came down to what I feel came most naturally to me, which was cocoon, even though we had...
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STEP UP 2014- Day 10, Friday 31st January

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Sinéad : Today was the last day of a wonderful two weeks doing Step Up. It is difficult on a day like today to remain completely in the present and not reflect on the process so far. Two weeks ago...
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