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Every January to March, nestled under the palms of Palolem Beach, South Goa, India, pops up a wonderful project called Bliss Circus, which we have had the pleasure of working with for the last 2 years. Run by the pure force of a woman that is April Bliss, and a team of dedicated volunteers, the project is a very organic flow of people and performers from around the globe, coming together to train, perform, connect and create something beautiful in the sun! As well as running an aerial training camp, drop in classes and training sessions, there is also an amazing show every week, always different and teeming with amazing, world class performers from a range of countries. Some of whom stumbled


People often comment how therapeutic it is having their face painted. The truth is, it is actually very therapeutic to paint people also, so it’s a win - win situation! We always feel very privileged that total strangers, sit in front of us and trust us to adorn their faces. Being at close quarters with people can also lead to deep conversations and sometimes sparks new friendships and business connections. We want to make each person’s experience enjoyable and comfortable, sometimes this means we don’t talk at all and it can be almost meditative for both of us, so much so that people don’t want to move when you finish painting! Other times, the conversation can become quite personal and has