Lisa Meyers McClintick, travel writer & photographer

Monday, June 9, 2014

St. Louis offers flying trapeze at Union Station

Circus Harmony's new flying trapeze at St. Louis. Photos provided by Explore St. Louis.
Circus Harmony offers fresh way
to have fun and face your fears


Sometime in my late 30s, the inner equilibrium that fueled a childhood full of cartwheels, flips off swim rafts and summer pool somersaults disappeared, leading to severe vertigo with any upside-down dips. Roller coasters and thrill rides? No, thanks.
But a sense of daring? That was intact. Every year’s goals include “Do something that scares me.” Yep, a flying trapeze qualified. And then some.
Read my full feature on facing fear on the flying trapeze--which requires physically hanging on while mentally letting go--on Midwest Living.

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