Education and circus are Joel’s two great passions. Before running off to join the circus, Joel earned his degree cum laude in Education and became a licensed teacher.

Joel has been coaching circus for over a decade. As a coach, he believes in safety, inclusion and the importance of having fun. Joel offers innovative strategies and differentiated instruction to reach each and every student.

Joel offers private coaching (in-person or online); group classes; and one-off workshops. Joel teaches workshops for all skill levels in handbalancing, flexibility and general conditioning.


Joel Herzfeld Upside Down Joel
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