Head, Heart, Balance: The Art of Funambulism Conference - CircusTalk

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Head, Heart, Balance: The Art of Funambulism Conference

Funambulism: the art of walking on a wire with a balancing pole.
Galway Community Circus is hosting a conference on funambulism from July 9-10th.  They are teaming up with The Serious Roadtrip Romania and École de Cirque de Bruxelles to host this wire-walking event. The conference, titled Head, Heart, Balance: The Art of Funambulism, will be fully virtual and free for participants. Over the course of two days, performances from Brussels and Helsinki as well as roundtable discussions with circus professionals will stream live. There will be two sessions on the first day. The first will focus on the neurological effects of funambulism based on findings from Université Libre de Bruxelles’ research. The ...
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Lydia Nord

Lydia is a Sailor Circus graduate currently based in Florida who was featured in the 2017 Smithsonian Folklife Festival. She is a Florida State University alumna and former member of the FSU Flying High Circus who received a degree in Media Communication Studies and Spanish. Her disciplines include trapeze, aerial silks, and Spanish web.