Acrobatics is the combination of the two circus art forms: adagio lifts combined with hand balancing and partner acrobatics, such as double planches and partner handstands. Circus Acrobatics consists of “Adagio” partner lifts, throws and tosses, and other acrobatic maneuvers. Many styles of dance incorporate some form of adagio, and Partner Acrobatics or “Acro” tends to incorporate many styles of dance and gymnastics.