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Updated: April 22, 2018 @ 7:53 am
Circus arts, like juggling, aerial silks, acro yoga and fire dancing, are growing in popularity in Tucson, both as entertainment and participation.
Michelle Baas whirls a pair of fire poi during an early evening fire dancing performance by Elemental Artistry for their weekly show outside Sky Bar.
Program coordinator Katherine Tesch helps student Rachel Meyer through a move for the Tucson Circus Arts aerial silks class at Rhythm Industry.
Instructor Zoe Anderson warms up in the moments before the start of her Orbital Evolution beginning hoops class at Cirque Roots Studio.
Sophia Montiel has a moment of celebration as she finally gets through the intricacies of a movement on the aerial silks for the weekly Circus Jam at Cirque Roots.
Alie Buckmire, lower right, demonstrates to Libby Zukowski, lower left, just how to hold Serena Tang aloft with one foot during an AcroYoga workout at Cirque Roots Studio.
Jimmy Linenberger works out with a contact poi while honing his swinging skills at the weekly Circus Jam.
Jordan Wilson has a laugh as she attempts to work the silks for the first time during her visit to the weekly Circus Jam at Cirque Roots.
Anessa Norman strikes a pose near the rafters as she dangles a dozen feet above the floor during practice for the Tucson Circus Arts aerial silks class.
Molly Belson dangles upside down while practicing her moves for the Tucson Circus Arts aerial silks class.
Zoe Anderson works with a set of palm torches as she dance for Elemental Artistry's weekly performance outside Sky Bar.
Student Marta Grecchi, left, goes through a routine with instructor Zoe Anderson during an Orbital Evolution beginning hoops class at Cirque Roots Studio.
Ernesto Vivas twirls Libby Zukowski around as the two go through a routine during the AcroYoga workout at Cirque Roots Studio.
Julia Cavanaugh hangs from the arm of Ian Borukhovich while he in turn hangs from the silks as the two try out the various stations for the weekly Circus Jam at Cirque Roots.
Andre Newman and Cristoph Dribusch strike a delicate balance while practicing during a AcroYoga workout at Cirque Roots Studio.
Working with a pair of fans, Kate DeMeester does a solo bit as Elemental Artistry entertains the customers outside Sky Bar.
Circus Jam is part of the growing community of circus artists in Tucson. Several groups offer classes, workshops and performances.
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