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Cirque du Soleil’s Veera Kaijanen

Veera Veera Kaijanen demonstrates true discipline and passion in her show reel from “Amaluna” for Cirque du Soleil. The mystic wonder and magic of her Cirque performance inspires, all of her hula hoop moves executed with sleek precision and flawless technique. Once you catch a glimpse of the choreography constructed here by Veera herself, we’re pretty sure you’ll be melting in your seat. Originally from Finland, she’s currently living in Washington, DC, USA, and the soundtrack for her performance is a composition by Kimmo Olavi.

Eric Hernandez

Eric Hernandez

Eric Hernandez, hoop dancer for Cirque du Soleil’s Totem show, flies free with his hoops at the beach. He lives in Los Angeles, California, USA. Photo by Daniel Fulloon.

Electric Hoop with Arik Pipestem

In “Electric Hoop”, a documentary short by Ashley Bomberry and Mohsen Nazeri, the unexpectedly unique Erik “Arik” Pipestem describes his process of exploration on story telling through hoop dance. Fusing several traditional Native American pow wow hoop dance styles with acro and…