Family-friendly entertainment and engaging instruction to inspire practice, play and passion.


Amanda Syryda 

Owner, Founder

A pioneer of modern style hoop dance within Grande Prairie, AB, Amanda has been hula hooping since 2009 and turned her passion into a career in 2013. After 12 years of providing family friendly entertainment in the Grande Prairie area, Amanda and the Hula Hoop Circus have now relocated to Edmonton, Alberta.

Author, entrepreneur, and creative influencer, Amanda Panda, will leave you smiling with her bright colours and exceptional talent. Larger than life and a natural kid magnet, this multi-talented artist has been sharing her journey and skills using a growth mindset approach for over a decade. Amanda’s the author of a children’s book that inspires following your dreams and has shared her circus story across Canada both in person and virtually.  Her business, Hula Hoop Circus, is where education meets entertainment by providing circus performances and workshops to encourage discovery learning and self-confidence. Nominated as Canada’s Top Hula Hooper and Most Influential Canadian Flow Artist in the 2019 CanSpin Awards, Amanda inspires people of all ages to work hard, play hard, and dream big!

Described as a “real crowd pleaser”, Amanda is a delightful combination of a high energy dancer and an enthusiastic professional. What audiences know as a colourful, charismatic and playful performer, event organizers know as an extremely unique and easy going professional.