Aerialist Swings from Home

Oct 4, 2013

Teresa Kochis has a theory: Swinging through the air is good for you. She’s brought this belief all over the world, and now she's trying to teach local young people how to face their fears and support themselves. Lilly Sullivan visited Teresa at her home in New Bedford, where she teaches circus aerial art from her living room.

To learn more about Teresa and her classes, visit

This piece comes from production partners Atlantic Public Media, through their media training program, the Transom Story Workshop in Woods Hole.