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Erin studied under the direction of Anne Lawton from WestCoast Contortion and Acrobatics. It is Anne who helped guide and kickstart Erin's career as a young contortionist.

At 13, Erin was performing in Vegas and training with Otgo Waller,  a world renowned contortionist from Cirque du Soleil.  It was this same year that Erin founded Bendy Bodies Acrobatics. Yes, at the early age of 13 she was a proud new business owner finding her own clientele, organizing shows and building her own empire.  

Erin started assistant teaching acrobatics with Caara Cridland when she was only 9 years old. She then went on to complete all of her South African Acrobatics exams with honours and distinction, CTDA exams with honours, she also holds an Acrobatic Arts Teacher Certification and became a certified yoga instructor. 

Erin is very versatile in all genres of dance including; acrobatics, jazz, contemporary, musical theatre, tap, ballet, lyrical and hip-hop. She has won many dance titles, overall top scores and was the Diamond Dancer in both 2010 and 2011.

There's no doubt Erins passion has led her to a successful career in the circus industry. From coaching, aerial arts, dance, contortion and acrobatics. Look no further, this woman does it all!

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