Nina Burri is a contortionist, dancer and model from Berne, Switzerland.
After a successful career in ballet, she decided to study contortion in China with the acrobatic academy of the "China Acrobatic Troupe," to become a professional circus performer. She also worked as a model.
In China she founded the "Beijing International Art School."
Contortion uses many of the same exercises also found in yoga, dance and gymnastics.