Julie, Daria and Natasha are a trio of teen performers in Cirque du Soleil
's traveling show KOOZA
. These young performers not only contort their bodies into seemingly impossible shapes, they can also hold them there for several minutes at a time! Sixteen-year-old Daria says anyone can do contortion. "With a lot of practice time, of course," she says. Watch this teen trio's incredible routine.
Sixteen-year-old Julie agrees but says their previous training did help. "We started out doing gymnastics, and we worked on contortion, which is a lot of flexibility work and strength mixed with different movements and choreography,"she says.