Balance is a fascinating subject. We strive for it in work and family life, and emotional balance is something we prize in others. So what can we learn from someone like Lara Jacobs, “The Balance Goddess,” who has mastered the physical nature of balance?

Are there some metaphors we can glean from the extraordinary work of Lara Jacobs, better known as “The Balance Goddess?”

Take a look at the following video-share, an insane performance on the TEDx stage that’s almost in the realm of disbelief.

There’s quite a lot of drama here in the beginning. It seems a little over-done, but by the end, you’ll know why!

Lara’s patience and zen-like concentration are inspiring:

Isn’t that unbelievable? Lovely, graceful and somehow intense. People are amazing!

If you’re into more of the insane balance stuff, check this one out too!

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Gravity Glue: Seemingly Impossible Balance

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  1. Jacobs, Lara. “Balance Goddess | Lara Jacobs | TEDxEdmonton.” YouTube. TEDx Talks, 22 June 2013. Web. 29 Mar. 2015. <>.

Dr. Lynda is a dentist, artist, global traveler, and philanthropist who looks for potential and shares it with the world. Hear her latest conversations with thought leaders on the Conspiracy of Goodness Podcast--new episodes every Wednesday!