She floats through the air with the greatest of ease
Aug. 6, 2014
As I wait for my trapeze class at Esh Circus Arts to begin, there’s a guy doing handstands in front of his female friends while effortlessly maintaining a conversation about dance classes around town.
In the corner are two guys practicing Cyr Wheel, one teaching the other how to master this beautiful, gravity-defying feat. Think Vitruvian man crossed with a gyroscope.
Trapeze bars, hoops, and long, luscious looking fabrics referred to as silks hang from the ceiling in this former warehouse in Somerville. It’s all so foreign to me — I wonder if I’m in over my head. (FULL STORY)