Haley is an aerialist from Minnesota. She was first introduced to aerial and circus arts when she attended college in Savannah Georgia. Starting with partner acrobatic she quickly took up training in aerial arts, fire spinning/prop manipulation, and other circus skills. After traveling with a circus troupe based in the southern east coast she started teaching aerial arts at numerous circus/flow festivals around the Midwest area. She is excited to continuing teaching and training at Crescent City Aerial Arts after taking a break from teaching and performing in 2020.
Michael Scott is an actor and fitness instructor with a passion for connecting with others through art and teaching. He has appeared in numerous film, television, theatre, and commercial productions around the city including a National Commercial opposite Saint’s Quarterback Drew Brees. He studied theatre at LSU where he was introduced to the aerial arts and has steadily worked as a performer for the last 4 years. With a background in powerlifting, calisthenics, baseball, dance, aerials, and acting, Michael enjoys exploring the diversity of the human experience through movement. His work as a fitness instructor is fueled by the joy he receives when he witnesses a student gain the confidence and poise to perform on their own. He is eager to share aerial silks with the community, particularly the youth, because he knows what a profound effect this new art and fitness form can have on a person’s well being. Look for him locally on stage with the theatre company Compleat Stage or at City Park with his monthly Pay-it-Forward fitness group Be Kind Boot Camp.
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Alexandria White is the founder and lead instructor of Crescent City Aerial Arts. Alex has been practicing aerial dance for over 7 years and loves to share her knowledge and passion for aerial fitness and dance with others. Alex has been performing for over 4 years in theatrical productions, community events, festivals, and corporate events. More than anything, Alex loves to share aerial arts with others and is most comfortable teaching her love for the art with people from diverse backgrounds and fitness levels. Alex is inspired by her students and lives for the moments of achievement that only comes with the development of strength and mental clarity that aerial arts and fitness provides. With a background in ballet, various dance forms, yoga and pilates aerial arts have been a natural continuation of her love for creative movement arts and restorative fitness.