flexibility in straps

Tim Kriegler in Berlin.

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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

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