Elena is a performer and board member of the House of Yes and the co-director of programming for Sky Box aerial arts studio. She regularly performs all over New York City – from corporate events to underground parties to nightlife staples such as the Slipper Room and The Box NYC. Her original aerial work has been seen in off-Broadway productions by the Rachel Klein ensemble, Eric Schmallenberger, Anya Sapozhnikova, The Constellation Moving company and, of course, the House of Yes, to name a few.
As an aerial instructor she draws on her many years of performance experience, her background in theater and her certification in Pilates to help students achieve proper technique and a refined individual style in a safe and fun setting. For more advanced students she focuses on interesting transitions and harnessing momentum in order to develop students’ creativity and sense of play. Her beginner students will find a truly supportive environment; Elena believes that even those with little to no prior movement experience can learn to move their bodies in the air safely and beautifully. She believes that anyone can be a circus star in the making!