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Want better mental health for your teen? Join a circus!

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A new study has found taking part in circus skills at a young age - 8 to 14 years old - can improve that child's mental health later in life.

We caught up with Dr Richard McGrath from the University of South Australia who says even if a child does not excel at sport; circus classes are active, social, non-competitive, and offer something for all shapes, sizes and abilities.

And here's a sample of what happens in a circus class ..