Kids are demanding, especially when it comes to the Easter Bunny according to John Shager, whos been a professional bunny for 17 years, working at malls, nursing homes, and parties.
Shager says being the Easter Bunny is a very physical job, mainly because kids wont accept a lazy performance by their Easter icon.
He says, You have to be able to bend down and get on your knees and pick up the kids. You have to be ready to hop when the child wants you to hop. You cant get away with just sitting around.
To prepare for the tough physical nature of bunny work, Shager who weighs 235 pounds does plenty of stretching and exercise to stay limber.
Though younger toddlers dont generally expect much from him, Shager says the eight to nine year olds will hit his head if they are unimpressed by his performance.
(Contact numbers available only to subscribing media or trial media users. You can request samples at the Wireless Flash web site.)
Copyright © 2009 Wireless Flash News Inc. All rights reserved. Wireless Flash® and FlashNews® are registered trademarks of Wireless Flash News Inc.