Mark Mclaughlan

Mark Mclaughlan

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At the age of 34 Mark comes to us with a professional career spanning 27 years. From 5yrs old an exploration into dance, athletics and gymnastics saw Mark become A National Team Champion Gymnast by the time he was 11yrs old. State and National Champion in Tumbling and representing Australia at 4 World Championships he retired from competition on his 21st birthday to explore the world of Circus Arts. Securing a 12 month contract to perform at Conrad Jupiters Casino on the Gold Coast, Qld in 2003 sparked the fire for the love of the stage. 

After Completing a Bachelor Degree from N.I.C.A (National Institute of Circus Arts) in 2005-06 his international Circus career began with a 1 year tour through Europe and Spain with the horse and circus show “Cavalia” before being offered his dream job with the world famous company “Cirque du Soleil” (2008-2011). Performing through out Canada and 3 seasons in NYC at Madison Square Gardens took Mark to the height of his career. 

Continuing to perform throughout South east asia for the next few years in various companies Mark decided to transition back into the real world and spend time with family, recoup, rest and transition into a teaching career. During that time a love for Aerial Hoop and Pole dancing begun after following his mum to a pole class and giving it a go. A new LOVE began! 

Based in Beautiful Melbourne Mark is a recently accredited Yoga instructor, aspiring Aerialist and Pole Dancer, teacher and occasional performer. Mark Brings to the studio his passion, love and fierce eye for technique (and pointed toes)