The circus arts have become a popular fitness trend in New Zealand, with hundreds of people turning to activities like trapeze, silks, and straps to stay fit. React Studio in Auckland offers circus classes for all ages, with Annie, who is over 70 years old, being the oldest student. The founders of React Studio, Benny and Cel Searle, wanted to create a space where people could leave their worries behind. Many people are drawn to circus arts as a way to stay fit and satisfy their creative urges. The article emphasizes the importance of overcoming fear and trying new things.