Amazí (Mariam Olayiwola) is Guinness World Record holding hula-hooper! Originating from East London Amazí draws from her experience of the London culture as well as her West African roots to inspire her vibrant costumes and performance style. She is Head of Performance for the Guinness World Record holding hoop troupe Marawa’s Majorettes and a HoopTone and HoopTricks instructor for PlayTone UK.
Amazí holds the record for longest duration spinning 30 hula hoops round the waist.
Amazí has performed at festivals including Glastonbury, Afropunk, Secret Garden Party, Wilderness, Love Box and Big Church Day Out. She has also performed for Nike, Swatch, Tate Lates, Fred Butler as well at corporate events, weddings, private parties, street parties and music/promotional videos.
Amazí offers workshops for adults and children and one-to-one tutoring on hoop circus skills.