The Zone Academy was founded to bring high-quality Acrobatic coaching to Bayside. Jodie Thornton is a specialist Acrobatics coach with 10+ years experience and an Acrobatic Arts Certification. 

Classes at The Zone Academy are for all abilities, and are specifically tailored to each child. We provide a safe environment where your child can improve their Acrobatic technique whilst having fun. We strive to get the best out of every child and provide regular feedback to parents.

Whether your child is an absolute beginner or an advanced acrobat, they will be challenged and love their classes at The Zone Academy. Enquire today!




Jodie Thornton is an established performer who has entertained all over the world.

She is a highly regarded and experienced teacher - specialising in Acrobatics and Jazz. She has been teaching for 10 years and holds an accreditation with Acrobatic Arts. She studied Performing Arts at Patrick Studios Australia completing a Certificate 3 in Dance.

Jodie's highlighted performing moments include dancing alongside Todd McKenney in "The Boy From Oz" at The State Theatre, travelling the world with Norwegian Cruise Lines as a Dancer/Singer, "Hey Hey, It's Saturday", and "Dancing with the Stars". She performs in many shows and bands throughout Australia and internationally as a professional singer. 

Its a dream come true to be sharing her wealth of knowledge with up and coming Acrobatic stars.