Rinat Kagirov was born on November 12th, 1988 in town of Oktiabrskii, Bashkortostan. From the early ages Rinat was interested in different forms of Performing Arts including Painting, Dancing and Gymnastics. In the age of 15 he was accepted into the Cirques School were he found the passion of his life – acrobatics. He carried on with it into the Moscow State Universicyt of Cirques and Performing Arts were he met his future wife Elena. Elena Kagrova was born on July 2nd, 1988 in Samara, Russia. At the age of 6 Elena achived a second junior degree in Sport Gymnastics and was activly studiing different janres of Acrobtics, Equlibr and Contorsion. At the age of 8 she was accepted into the Choreographic school which she graduated with honor. Duo Elegia was born in 2007. Since then, Rinat and Elena has performed on stages of famouse Nikulin Cirques on Cvetnoi Blvd, Cirques of Dancing Funtains «Aquamarine» and Spanish Cirques « La Fura Dels Baus». Their credits also include guest performances for the «Puppet Shop Full» show in Dubai, appiarances for TV advertisments for Loreal, Paris and numerouse show venuies in Moscow, Russia. Duo Elegia specialize in aerial and adagio work including duo and solo silks, straps, balancing and adagio acts in classical and contemporary styles and solo holla hoops.