Chinese Lion Dance training

Lion Dance (simplified Chinese舞狮traditional Chinese舞獅pinyinwǔshī) is a form of traditional dance in Chinese culture and other Asian countries in which performers mimic a lion’s movements in a lion costume to bring good luck and fortune.

The lion dance is usually performed during the Chinese New Year

Some performers compete on poles like these.

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Thanks Jun.

NEW – R.U.N. by Cirque du Soleil

What would happen if a blockbuster Hollywood action movie was combined with a creative Cirque du Soleil stage production? The Las Vegas Strip will find out in a few short months when the brand-new show “R.U.N” opens at the Luxor on October 24. …

“There will be no traditional acrobatic act in this show. We want this one to be distinctive. That’s why we have been working with a lot of people from the movie industry and the stunt industry,” said Daniel Lamarre, Cirque president and CEO. …

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acrobats in Kenya

Veronique Sprenger was a Dutch gymnast.

In recent years she’s been working with an acrobatic troupe in Kenya.

Veronique is blogging about that experience on Twisting Thoughts. I’m subscribed.

One recent post describes her experience as a white woman training with Africa men who come from many different tribes. Check it out.

Acrobats defying tribalism in Kenya

Jeff Robinson to Cirque du Soleil

Air Force men’s gymnastics head coach Jeff Robinson has announced that he is retiring from coaching, effective May 31.

Robinson, who has spent the past nine seasons with the Falcons’ program, including the last four as the team’s head coach, will transition into a new, untitled project with Cirque du Soleil. …

A national search to find his successor will begin immediately

Air Force

Alegría is back

Alegría is reinterpreted in a revamped version to share its timeless story once again. “ALEGRIA in a new light”, has its launch of 18 of April of 2019, in Montreal, Quebec.

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Alegría is a Cirque du Soleil touring production …

It was one of Cirque du Soleil’s most popular touring shows. Since it premiered in April 1994, it has been performed over 5,000 times and seen by over 14 million spectators in more than 250 cities around the world. …

Cirque – Tramp wall + H Bar + shark infested pool

 #OneNightforOneDrop is an annual event where Cirque du Soleil and special guests donate their talent in support of One Drop – an international, non-profit organization dedicated to providing access to safe water. 💧

… TUNE IN March 16 at 8/7c to catch the full CBS TV broadcast! 

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