Who are these Cirque du Soleil performers who seem to defy gravity and put everything on the line for every performance? Are they different from you and me?

Image: Cirque du Soleil performers throwing acrobats into the air

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If you’ve been lucky enough to have seen a Cirque du Soleil performance, you, like everyone who has had that remarkable pleasure, could probably not believe your eyes. The performers seem more like “superhumans” than someone you could relate to.

In reality, they are gentle characters who have passions that inspire awe, and perspectives that we can feel a kinship with.

It brings a huge smile to watch a little of their extraordinary work, while they tell us about their ordinary emotions. Enjoy this behind the scenes look with Seeker Stories!

What a fabulous little window into a world most of us could only imagine!

And we want to thank Seeker Stories for this great video! If you tend to want to know more, and you love a great back-story, then you’ll love their YouTube channel.  Here’s what Seeker Stories says about themselves:

Seeker Stories takes a deep look at some of the world’s most unique individuals, places, and cultures. These short documentaries set out to expand our perspective and transform our understanding of the world.

After watching a number of them, I could not agree more with that assessment!

And we are all about “expanding and transformation” here at Ever Widening Circles (EWC).

If you are looking for an upbeat way to start or end your day, visit us for our daily articles pointing to possibility.

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  1. “Behind The Scenes With Cirque Du Soleil’s Superhuman Performers.” YouTube. Seeker Stories, 03 Nov. 2016. Web. 02 Mar. 2017. <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zOHvIfmpZpU>.

Dr. Lynda is a dentist, artist, global traveler, and philanthropist who looks for potential and shares it with the world. Hear her latest conversations with thought leaders on the Conspiracy of Goodness Podcast--new episodes every Wednesday!