Bethany Shao

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Bethany is a NYC based performer specializing in hand balancing and aerial hoop.
Born and raised in Silicon Valley, Bethany began her movement career as a child doing competitive gymnastics and diving. After taking a couple years off to attend design school, she discovered circus arts through a lyra class at a local pole studio. A few months later, she moved to NYC and began training lyra, hand balancing, contortion, rope, partner acrobatics, and dance at Circus Warehouse.
She has performed in variety shows and events throughout NYC, as well as with Dzul Dance Company in both NYC and Mexico. When she is not training or performing, she works as an acrobatic coach and certified mat Pilates instructor.