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trapeze

1. a free-swinging bar attached to two ropes, used by circus acrobats, etc.
2. a sling like a bosun's chair at one end of a line attached to the masthead of a light racing sailing boat, used in sitting out
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He now calls Manila home, actively teaching at his school, Flying Trapeze Philippines.
He attests that trapeze training is one of the best workouts one could havenot only does it increase upper body and core strength, but it also boosts flexibility.
The above relation allows summing simple integrals determined by standard trapezes that have the same shape as an elementary trapeze [6], like the one referred hereunder (Fig.
This form of aerial uses a fixed, rather than a flying, trapeze, and is the brainchild of dancer Rodolfo Rivas Franco, a 37-year-old Colombian whose background is in classical ballet.
The duo teaches trapeze and other performance art at Le Studio, Gaulthier's 4-year-old multipurpose space in Santa Monica, Calif.
Blanke argues that the time between trapezes is magical, but that most of us don't like in-between times.
No longer does "aerial dancer" only mean "trapeze artist." Sculptors, welders, and riggers create things to hang from, bounce off, and dance on.
The bloke physicalises his anger and jealousy (a recognisable deadly sin at last) and the girl flaunts herself on the trapeze while the guy tries to grab her (lechery?).
"Today I learned @justinverlander is amazing at trapeze, thanks for the surprise, thanks TSNY New York," Upton (http://instagram.com/p/vcQdZvq85f/) wrote on Instagram.
Trapeze artists and their skills were admired by Soviet audiences, but the Americans brought something the Soviets had not seen before.
It offers lessons in single and doubles flying trapeze on the roof of a warehouse, giving you a wonderful view across town.