Cirque du Soleil
Gyulnara Karaeva, also known as Gyula, is a two-time World Champion acrobat. With extraordinary dedication and focus, she invented a unique water bowl routine that was performed 3,000 times across Europe before being recruited by Cirque du Soleil at the age of 19. As a lead performer in Cirque du Soleil's Las Vegas-based ZUMANITY show, Gyula was featured on the cover of Time Magazine and on Jay Leno's Tonight Show twice in one year. She performed over 5,000 shows with Cirque du Soleil before retiring to focus on sharing her incredible talents in health, fitness and dedication to excellence with others.