Marco and Paulo Lorador were born into a renowned multi-generational European circus family where dedication and long hours taught them discipline and skilled hand balancing for over 40 years. Marco and Paulo perform worldwide and appear as guests at Cirque festivals. They had the honor to perform for the Queen of England and United Kingdom Prime minister Tony Blair.
In addition, they have performed their art for Oprah Winfrey, The Today Show and special events for Arnold Schwarzenegger. The talented brothers have been performing for Cirque du Soleil for over 25 years and are currently showcasing their craft in Las Vegas at Treasure Island Resort and Casino for Mystere by Cirque du Soleil.
She has modeled in Self and The New York Times Magazines, appeared in Sports Illustrated, a Miller Lite Commercial, on TV in The Jay Leno Show, The Today Show, Whose Line Is It Anyway, Regis and Kelly, David Letterman, Good Morning America, and performed in the Moby Soundtrack “Extreme Ways” for The Bourne Identity movie. Recently she designed and coached a new contortion act for the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus “Out of This World” Final Tour. As a result of her success she was chosen to analyze the talent, coach and create for a new cutting-edge multimillion dollar circus launching in 2018.
Mai Yamamoto has been a synchronized swimmer for the past 16 years. Mai was also active in competition swimming for ten years. Matsuri was Mai’s first role in a professional theatre atmosphere as a synchronized swimmer and martial arts dancer at age 18. After Matsuri, Mai began coaching women’s synchronized swimming after finishing Matsuri while also attending an Aerial Circus School.
Soon after graduating Aerial school, Mai joined Cirque du Soleil as a synchronized swimmer at “O” in Las Vegas until October 2011. Now Mai is performing at “Mystere” for Solo Aerial Silk.
Manoela had been teaching ballroom dance for more than 15 years, and wanted to expand her knowledge of fitness to include other exercise formats. She found Pilates and it became a second passion. In addition to teaching Pilates classes, she also works with chiropractors, doing Pilates for Rehabilitation. Manoela is very active, she also enjoys sports, jiu jitsu, and capoeira.
A fusion of upper leg, inner thigh, glute and core strengthening. Join me in this fast paced class that will help you achieve a lifted, round and firm lower body that looks great in shorts. This class utilize Props, Pilates and Power to get a “smiley” butt!
Ekaterina(Katya) Arnaoutova is third generation circus performer with over thirty years of experience on stage, specializing in aerial acrobatics. She has worked with companies such as the Great Moscow Circus, Cirque Nouvel Air, Cirque Éloize, Cirque Mechanics, and nearly fifteen years with Cirque du Soleil, including the shows; Nouvelle Expérience, Fascination, and The Beatles Love. Katya currently continues to work as an independent performer, coach, and creative consultant.