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Jacksons Lane Commissions Wheelchair Fitness Tutorial by Top Circus Performer

World-leading acrobat Dergin Tokmak has put together his unique version of a Joe Wicks workout for wheelchair users.

The eight-minute online tutorial is designed to teach circus and dance moves to young wheelchair users.

The project is a collaboration between Highgate arts centre Jacksons Lane, and Hackney Ark’s HIT Squad, a centre for young people with disabilities.

Inspired by Jacksons Lane’s lockdown circus skills tutorials, Hackney Ark’s physiotherapists asked them to help wheelchair-using young people stay active during lockdown. They turned to circus company Extraordinary Bodies which integrates deaf, disabled and non-disabled circus artists in their work…

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