“There is freedom waiting for you, On the breezes of the sky, And you ask "What if I fall?"
Oh but my darling, What if you fly?” 
― Erin Hanson

TAKE FLIGHT WITH OUR INSTRUCTORS...

As a television executive, Owner/Studio Mom – LEA WALKER knows the demands of a fast paced career. When her busy lifestyle took a toll on her health, she ended up in surgery & bedridden for weeks. Walker discovered that the surgery not only stripped her of her physical strength but also her sense of body confidence & power. The ex-gymnast turned to pole & aerial classes and became more confident and reconnected with herself. Wanting to share her new found empowerment and love of the movement Aeriform Arts was born! Check out Lea's blog Fear Of Flight, dedicated to re-learning to navigate love, life & aerial arts  – post surgery & after 40, or find her as a contributing writer on Bad Kitty’s Pole Blog & styleBizarre.com 

As a television executive, Owner/Studio Mom – LEA WALKER knows the demands of a fast paced career. When her busy lifestyle took a toll on her health, she ended up in surgery & bedridden for weeks. Walker discovered that the surgery not only stripped her of her physical strength but also her sense of body confidence & power. The ex-gymnast turned to pole & aerial classes and became more confident and reconnected with herself. Wanting to share her new found empowerment and love of the movement Aeriform Arts was born! Check out Lea's blog Fear Of Flight, dedicated to re-learning to navigate love, life & aerial arts  – post surgery & after 40, or find her as a contributing writer on Bad Kitty’s Pole Blog & styleBizarre.com 

JANE OSBORN is from England and trained as a dancer from an early age. A year-long tour dancing with the famous Knie Swiss National Circus, inspired Jane to train as an aerialist. She then literally ran away with several circuses in Europe and Japan performing as a silks artist and dancer. She returned to London and co-founded Viva Aerial Dance and has toured in over 40 countries, performed for Royalty, and recently was part of an International team which achieved a Guinness World Record for most Aerialists performing Synchronized Silks (30!) Jane has been fortunate to have been featured in TV shows, movies and commercials performing aerial, wire stunts, stilt-walking and juggling! She is happy to be in LA and can be found at the studio teaching Hammock, & Silks. www.about.me/janeosborn

JANE OSBORN is from England and trained as a dancer from an early age. A year-long tour dancing with the famous Knie Swiss National Circus, inspired Jane to train as an aerialist. She then literally ran away with several circuses in Europe and Japan performing as a silks artist and dancer. She returned to London and co-founded Viva Aerial Dance and has toured in over 40 countries, performed for Royalty, and recently was part of an International team which achieved a Guinness World Record for most Aerialists performing Synchronized Silks (30!) Jane has been fortunate to have been featured in TV shows, movies and commercials performing aerial, wire stunts, stilt-walking and juggling! She is happy to be in LA and can be found at the studio teaching Hammock, & Silks. www.about.me/janeosborn

LEIGH ACOSTA is a pole and aerial performer with more than 10 years experience.  She is known for her slow, controlled movement & fluid transitions. Leigh is trained in Pole (including aerial pole), Lyra, Tissu, Aerial Hammock, Static Trapeze and basic Stilt-Walking.  A resident pole performer for Lucha VaVoom, she has performed at various venues and events including Supper Club Los Angeles, Bar Sinister, Girl Next Door: A Pole Dance Soiree, Labyrinth of Jareth & Ink-N-Iron Tattoo Festival. Additionally Leigh is a certified group fitness instructor & teaches aqua, step and dance aerobics in Los Angeles.  You can find Leigh in the studio teaching Pole, Lyra & Hammock.

LEIGH ACOSTA is a pole and aerial performer with more than 10 years experience.  She is known for her slow, controlled movement & fluid transitions. Leigh is trained in Pole (including aerial pole), Lyra, Tissu, Aerial Hammock, Static Trapeze and basic Stilt-Walking.  A resident pole performer for Lucha VaVoom, she has performed at various venues and events including Supper Club Los Angeles, Bar Sinister, Girl Next Door: A Pole Dance Soiree, Labyrinth of Jareth & Ink-N-Iron Tattoo Festival. Additionally Leigh is a certified group fitness instructor & teaches aqua, step and dance aerobics in Los Angeles.  You can find Leigh in the studio teaching Pole, Lyra & Hammock.

KAREN RESULTO was born and raised in Los Angeles, where she’s worked most of my life as a piano instructor at various music studios in the city. Mentoring students of all ages and guiding them to their highest potential as a musician, awakened her passion to teach. Making yoga a part of her daily repertoire has gifted self-awareness, love, confidence, and courage that helps nourish her creative soul. Karen loves to bring movement and balance into others’ lives. Having experienced yoga as a powerful healing force in her own life, she decided to devote herself full time to teach the art of yoga. She is a certified 200hr yoga teacher and Buti Yoga teacher. Karen’s classes will challenge your mind, body, and spirit. Her inspiring playlists will set your soul on fire, and she also sings and plays the piano for your final stretch- Savasana.

KAREN RESULTO was born and raised in Los Angeles, where she’s worked most of my life as a piano instructor at various music studios in the city. Mentoring students of all ages and guiding them to their highest potential as a musician, awakened her passion to teach. Making yoga a part of her daily repertoire has gifted self-awareness, love, confidence, and courage that helps nourish her creative soul. Karen loves to bring movement and balance into others’ lives. Having experienced yoga as a powerful healing force in her own life, she decided to devote herself full time to teach the art of yoga. She is a certified 200hr yoga teacher and Buti Yoga teacher. Karen’s classes will challenge your mind, body, and spirit. Her inspiring playlists will set your soul on fire, and she also sings and plays the piano for your final stretch- Savasana.

REBECCA CHEN believes that movement is medicine, and her mission is to help people of all ages and body types find freedom in movement. Born and raised in LA, Rebecca grew up taking gymnastics and ballet, and harbors a healthy appreciation for secure alignment and body awareness.  Rebecca can be found at the studio teaching  DEEP STRETCH & FLEXIBILITY. In addition to flexibility, Rebecca teaches yoga and aerial lyra. Outside the studio, she can be found swigging green juices and getting upside down in the great outdoors.

REBECCA CHEN believes that movement is medicine, and her mission is to help people of all ages and body types find freedom in movement. Born and raised in LA, Rebecca grew up taking gymnastics and ballet, and harbors a healthy appreciation for secure alignment and body awareness.  Rebecca can be found at the studio teaching  DEEP STRETCH & FLEXIBILITY. In addition to flexibility, Rebecca teaches yoga and aerial lyra. Outside the studio, she can be found swigging green juices and getting upside down in the great outdoors.

Having been a dancer for most of her life, Candace was a natural when introduced to the pole. Over the years she has built up her strength and flexibility through training in modern, ballet, jazz, lyrical, & hip hop dancing. Candace danced with both Monkia Dayampert Dance Academy and Synapse Dance Theater. She found herself taking pole classes in February of 2012 after seeing a talented ambient pole dancer perform at a Hollywood nightclub. With the mentality of "I can do that!" she searched for a local studio and began taking classes. She started teaching early 2013 and has since taught at several studios across the US. Candace eventually made her way into performing at some of Los Angeles' hottest nightclubs and venues. Candace's passion for pole dancing landed her several music video gigs where she displayed her talents in music videos for artists like Beyonce & Jay Z, Nicki Minaj & Rae Sremmurd, Rihanna, Maroon 5, Chris Brown, Jeremih, Ed Sheeran, Trinidad James & more. Some of the awards she has won include: 2015 PPC Professional Bronze, 2014 USNPC Level 4 Jr Gold, 2014 PPC Level 3 Gold & 2014 Girls Next Door Best Duet w/ Sasja Lee.

Having been a dancer for most of her life, Candace was a natural when introduced to the pole. Over the years she has built up her strength and flexibility through training in modern, ballet, jazz, lyrical, & hip hop dancing. Candace danced with both Monkia Dayampert Dance Academy and Synapse Dance Theater. She found herself taking pole classes in February of 2012 after seeing a talented ambient pole dancer perform at a Hollywood nightclub. With the mentality of "I can do that!" she searched for a local studio and began taking classes. She started teaching early 2013 and has since taught at several studios across the US. Candace eventually made her way into performing at some of Los Angeles' hottest nightclubs and venues.

Candace's passion for pole dancing landed her several music video gigs where she displayed her talents in music videos for artists like Beyonce & Jay Z, Nicki Minaj & Rae Sremmurd, Rihanna, Maroon 5, Chris Brown, Jeremih, Ed Sheeran, Trinidad James & more. Some of the awards she has won include: 2015 PPC Professional Bronze, 2014 USNPC Level 4 Jr Gold, 2014 PPC Level 3 Gold & 2014 Girls Next Door Best Duet w/ Sasja Lee.

ANTONIO MARTINEZ is a SAG/AFTRA performer/choreographer and has worked in TV, Film, Music Videos, Stage, Industrials and Commercials as:  an ARIAL ARTIST (Hoop, Silks, Bungee, Harness, Spanish Web, Porting, Hand to Hand), a DANCER (Ballroom, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Lyrical, Jazz Funk, Hip-Hop) & as an ACTOR. He prides himself on his amazing work ethic and immense passion for movement and entertainment. 

ANTONIO MARTINEZ is a SAG/AFTRA performer/choreographer and has worked in TV, Film, Music Videos, Stage, Industrials and Commercials as:  an ARIAL ARTIST (Hoop, Silks, Bungee, Harness, Spanish Web, Porting, Hand to Hand), a DANCER (Ballroom, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Lyrical, Jazz Funk, Hip-Hop) & as an ACTOR. He prides himself on his amazing work ethic and immense passion for movement and entertainment. 

COLLEEN DUNLEAP Studied Dance at the University of Minnesota Duluth where she received her Bachelors Degree in Theater. She came across Aeriform Arts shortly after moving to Los Angeles and has since fallen in love with flying. She has enjoyed both performing on Hammock, Cube and Silks. She teaches Jazz, Tap, Hip-hop, Ballet, and Yoga with the Star Education Program. She can almost always be found at Aeriform Arts working as the Studio Manager as well as Teaching Lyra, Beginner hammock & Kids Aerial classes.

COLLEEN DUNLEAP Studied Dance at the University of Minnesota Duluth where she received her Bachelors Degree in Theater. She came across Aeriform Arts shortly after moving to Los Angeles and has since fallen in love with flying. She has enjoyed both performing on Hammock, Cube and Silks. She teaches Jazz, Tap, Hip-hop, Ballet, and Yoga with the Star Education Program. She can almost always be found at Aeriform Arts working as the Studio Manager as well as Teaching Lyra, Beginner hammock & Kids Aerial classes.

LENISE JACKSON a native of Dallas, TX, has been practicing and performing dance and fitness for the past 4 years. Lenise is a certified Pilates instructor through Club Pilates as well as being certified by AFAA in group exercise, cycling and kickboxing. Lenise has danced for Six Flags over Texas, was a featured dancer in Diary of Black Man starring Tommy Ford and Carl Payne, as well as numerous shows. Her passion lies in dance, aerial arts and rehabilitation fitness. She continues to perform and help people achieve their fitness goals while, helping run the front desk and  teaching PILATES FOR AERIALISTS at Aeriform Arts.

LENISE JACKSON a native of Dallas, TX, has been practicing and performing dance and fitness for the past 4 years. Lenise is a certified Pilates instructor through Club Pilates as well as being certified by AFAA in group exercise, cycling and kickboxing. Lenise has danced for Six Flags over Texas, was a featured dancer in Diary of Black Man starring Tommy Ford and Carl Payne, as well as numerous shows. Her passion lies in dance, aerial arts and rehabilitation fitness. She continues to perform and help people achieve their fitness goals while, helping run the front desk and  teaching PILATES FOR AERIALISTS at Aeriform Arts.

TANIA HOLT Joyously Dedicated to the Air for Life. Strives to evolve and create new sensual, fun, dynamic or comical acts upon request. Directs, performs and casts aerialists for The Atlantis Resorts New Years Show, Official Grammy After Party and other major VIP events with Angel City Designs and E Plus Productions annually. Performs for Cirque Du Soleil Special Events team with Brenda Hamilton, most recently in the Pan Am Opening Ceremonies and in Mumbai India. Tours with iL Circo to exotic and unexpected countries. Specializes in almost anything in the Air: Silk, Lyra, Hammock, Spanish Web, Bungee, Bungee Trapeze, Harness, Net, Flying Silks, Duo Cube, Trio Cube, Duo Hoop & Duo rope. Tania can be found at the studio teaching Hammock & Silks.

TANIA HOLT Joyously Dedicated to the Air for Life. Strives to evolve and create new sensual, fun, dynamic or comical acts upon request. Directs, performs and casts aerialists for The Atlantis Resorts New Years Show, Official Grammy After Party and other major VIP events with Angel City Designs and E Plus Productions annually. Performs for Cirque Du Soleil Special Events team with Brenda Hamilton, most recently in the Pan Am Opening Ceremonies and in Mumbai India. Tours with iL Circo to exotic and unexpected countries. Specializes in almost anything in the Air: Silk, Lyra, Hammock, Spanish Web, Bungee, Bungee Trapeze, Harness, Net, Flying Silks, Duo Cube, Trio Cube, Duo Hoop & Duo rope. Tania can be found at the studio teaching Hammock & Silks.

JORDAN KENSLEY is a California-based pole dancer and instructor. She discovered pole dancing from a Youtube video in the summer of 2012 and, with no prior movement experience, decided then and there that she needed to be able to “do that”. From that first spark of interest, her passion for pole dancing has grown ever since, fed every time she enters a studio. Since starting her training, she as become a powerful presence in the pole world by competing, performing and teaching all over the world. Jordan strives to embody the athlete, the artist, and the goddess in every dance. Her goal as an instructor is to help her students realize those same qualities in themselves. The journey through her Pole Dancing career has made her appreciate movement, especially in the form of free styling, heel clacks, and her signature sexy ballistic style. She also enjoys sharing her enthusiasm with her friends and students. She has met so many inspiring people within this community and is looking forward to meeting many more in the years to come. Her Competitive Credits include: 2016 Pole Theatre Croatia: 1st Place Professional Classique, Professional Overall Champion, 2016 Pole Theatre Worlds Qualifier, Professional Division, 2015 PSO Pacifc Aerial Art Championship: Dramatic Professional - 3rd Place, 2015 Pole Theatre USA: 1st Place Professional Comedy Division, 3rd Place Overall & 2015 PSO Nationals: 2nd Place Professional Artistic Division


JORDAN KENSLEY is a California-based pole dancer and instructor. She discovered pole dancing from a Youtube video in the summer of 2012 and, with no prior movement experience, decided then and there that she needed to be able to “do that”. From that first spark of interest, her passion for pole dancing has grown ever since, fed every time she enters a studio. Since starting her training, she as become a powerful presence in the pole world by competing, performing and teaching all over the world. Jordan strives to embody the athlete, the artist, and the goddess in every dance. Her goal as an instructor is to help her students realize those same qualities in themselves. The journey through her Pole Dancing career has made her appreciate movement, especially in the form of free styling, heel clacks, and her signature sexy ballistic style. She also enjoys sharing her enthusiasm with her friends and students. She has met so many inspiring people within this community and is looking forward to meeting many more in the years to come. Her Competitive Credits include:


2016 Pole Theatre Croatia: 1st Place Professional Classique, Professional Overall Champion, 2016 Pole Theatre Worlds Qualifier, Professional Division, 2015 PSO Pacifc Aerial Art Championship: Dramatic Professional - 3rd Place, 2015 Pole Theatre USA: 1st Place Professional Comedy Division, 3rd Place Overall & 2015 PSO Nationals: 2nd Place Professional Artistic Division

TAMYSEN MALLES has been dancing her entire life. Trained in Ballet and certified in Pole fitness, her style tends to gravitate to “pretty pole”. In 2015 Tamysen Placed 1st at PPC Lyra level 2 and 3rd at POS nationals Lyra level3. Tamysen took first place in the West Coast Aerial Arts Festival 2013 for Lyra. She is certified in pole dance through Discoveries Dance. She is also certified in Flirty Girl Fitness, and is a licensed provider of Yoga for The Special Child.  She has been teaching dance for fitness for 5 years. And loves it! Aside from pole and ballet she enjoys teaching classes in Lyra, static trapeze, Cube, burlesque and hula hoop. 

TAMYSEN MALLES has been dancing her entire life. Trained in Ballet and certified in Pole fitness, her style tends to gravitate to “pretty pole”. In 2015 Tamysen Placed 1st at PPC Lyra level 2 and 3rd at POS nationals Lyra level3. Tamysen took first place in the West Coast Aerial Arts Festival 2013 for Lyra. She is certified in pole dance through Discoveries Dance. She is also certified in Flirty Girl Fitness, and is a licensed provider of Yoga for The Special Child.  She has been teaching dance for fitness for 5 years. And loves it! Aside from pole and ballet she enjoys teaching classes in Lyra, static trapeze, Cube, burlesque and hula hoop. 

ROSEANNE VELTRE has been practicing yoga for over 12 years. She’s a fan of the mind, body balance and the strength and flexibility that a good yoga practice develops. She likes to seek out different forms of yoga and has a strong interest in Kundalini as well as a hatha based practice. After earning her yoga teacher certification in 2010 Roseanne began teaching private yoga and meditation classes. Earlier 2011 Roseanne found her way to Aeriform Arts’ studio and has been having a blast flying in aerial yoga classes ever since. She’s thrilled to have the opportunity to share her love for yoga at Aeriform Arts. 

ROSEANNE VELTRE has been practicing yoga for over 12 years. She’s a fan of the mind, body balance and the strength and flexibility that a good yoga practice develops. She likes to seek out different forms of yoga and has a strong interest in Kundalini as well as a hatha based practice. After earning her yoga teacher certification in 2010 Roseanne began teaching private yoga and meditation classes. Earlier 2011 Roseanne found her way to Aeriform Arts’ studio and has been having a blast flying in aerial yoga classes ever since. She’s thrilled to have the opportunity to share her love for yoga at Aeriform Arts. 

KATELYN CARANO has been training in the aerial arts for over seven years and loves bringing the freedom of dancing in the air to others! She began her training at Aerial Revolution in San Diego, CA and now trains under Autumn Phillips (Zen Arts, Lucient Dossier) in Santa Barbara, CA. She has performed as a soloist as well as with some of Southern California's top companies, such as The Dancing Fire and FireNIce Entertainment, for television and film, private parties, local events and large festivals. In balance with performing and training, Kat loves the balance of grace and strength in aerial dance, and her focus is in helping students to grow in that balance as they work on expanding their flow in the air! You can find her in the studio teaching INTERMEDIATE SILKS in November.

KATELYN CARANO has been training in the aerial arts for over seven years and loves bringing the freedom of dancing in the air to others! She began her training at Aerial Revolution in San Diego, CA and now trains under Autumn Phillips (Zen Arts, Lucient Dossier) in Santa Barbara, CA. She has performed as a soloist as well as with some of Southern California's top companies, such as The Dancing Fire and FireNIce
Entertainment, for television and film, private parties, local events and large festivals. In balance with performing and training, Kat loves the balance of grace and strength in aerial dance, and her focus is in helping students to grow in that balance as they work on expanding their flow in the air! You can find her in the studio teaching INTERMEDIATE SILKS in November.