Anastasia Timma, 22, of Hanahan, practices on an aerial sling as Circus Building’s Clayton Woodson instructs and spots her.
Sally Bette Newman takes a circus-style bow after an aerial silk performance at Holy City Cirque last month at The Brick House Kitchen on James Island.
A performer spins fire poi at the Holy City Cirque event. As a performance art, poi involves swinging tethered weights through a variety of rhythmical and geometric patterns.
While not really needing instruction, riding a unicycle, considered among the “circus arts,” takes prac- tice and the training improves core stability and balance.
April Bisner, 40, of James Island, takes a moment to concentrate in an aerial sling before trying a pose.
A performer spins a fire hoop.
Attendees got to experience spinning poi balls.