Four Balancing Acts to Perform on a New Generation of Kids

I took my family to see the movie, “ The Greatest Showman” the day before Christmas. They loved it. It’s the story of the entrepreneur P. T. Barnum, who launched what became Barnum and Bailey’s Traveling Circus.

The film showed the development of the different acts, which eventually included not only animals, but trapeze artists, jugglers and tightrope walkers. (I read up on this following the movie). Have you seen any of these acts? They all involve balancing acts, with ropes, balls or swings. You can’t master a trapeze or tight rope unless you learn to balance the weight of competing forces.


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thank you, Coach Bill