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n 1985, Bernadette moved into the Bloomington property she would use to teach what she figures in the last 30 years has been at least 1,000 people. She built the permanent trapeze in her backyard where her class is held, which usually has about six to 10 students, from as young as 6 years old to their mid-30s. Some students, her “frequent flyers,” have been practicing with her for 20 years. “It adds a richness to their lives,” Bernadette says. “If you can fly on the trapeze and do major tricks, you can do anything.” In 1985, she founded the High Flyers Family Circus, which hasn’t put on a show recently, as it is difficult to run a volunteer-based circus. Her students have also performed at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater in Bloomington. Several of Bernadette’s students have gone on

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Adventure Indiana | Spring 2013  

South-Central Indiana's Adventure Magazine

Adventure Indiana | Spring 2013  

South-Central Indiana's Adventure Magazine

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