COMPANION

Circus Skills

Juggling

Juggling balls and juggling scarves have been used as a teaching aid, both in training courses, workshops and lessons by some teachers, since the late 1970s. Not reacting to letting a ball drop is for example an exercise in the use of inhibition. Paying attention to the throwing, not the catching, is an example of paying attention to the means-whereby, not the end. Writings Michael Gelb relates how he used the Alexander Technique to learn to juggle in his Body Learning.[1] Gelb went on to writing about juggling, and using juggling as a practical skill, as self-development and as...