You will note that here we refer to "Contact Juggling" as "Contact Illusion." This reflects our focus on the illusions and isolations typical of this art form.
There are masters of contact juggling that focus their training (and performance) on the juggling skills involved. Even so, they rely heavily on illusion to create those breathless moments.
Deliberate treatment of contact juggling as a form of magic and illusion promises some interesting surprises.