Liz first began flying in 2017 after moving to her home in southeast Michigan with the desire to try Aerial Silk. After a quick search of what was in area, she stumbled across Aerial Dragonfly. After taking her first class, she immediately knew she was going to continue to pursue her growing passion for the aerial arts. She loves the challenge of learning new Aerial Silk skills and as an instructor herself, also enjoys helping others learn Aerial Silks.
Through her training she has seen immense growth in her strength, flexibility, and abilities. She loves the curriculum-based instruction and focus given to each student. When she isn’t teaching kindergarten, you can find Liz exploring new healthy recipes to cook, teaching beginner silks, or advancing her own Silk, Rope and Acro training.
Shawnda's lifelong experience with a variety of sports speaks to her athletic prowess. She has tried every sport, from dance to gymnastics as a small child, to cheerleading, track, and tennis in high school; she even took a swimming class in college. Needless to say, she's tried them all, so when a colleague introduced Shawnda to training Aerial Silks as alternative to working out, she decided to try it a few years later.
Shawnda's natural strength and body awareness from her years of athletic training helped to accelerate her aerial career. She fell in love with aerial arts and has been training consistently for around two years. Recently, Shawnda has been exploring other modalities, such as Aerial Straps, Lyra, Pole and Acro. Shawnda's future plans include branding herself as an aerialist, competing in aerial competitions and performing in churches and private events. Shawnda loves meeting new people and teaching them that with proper training, anything is possibly. Come fly with us at Aerial Dragonfly Studio!
Brittney is an Aerial Silks and yoga enthusiast who started at ADMS as a student and worked up to becoming an instructor. She has always loved the world of fitness and trained at home until wanting to try something new. In 2017, she walked through the studio doors and started her aerial journey. She primarily trains on Aerial Silks, however has explored Pole and attends the FST class weekly.
She became interested in teaching when she was working as the General Manager of a restaurant and part of her job included training her staff. She had inquired early on about how to become an instructor at Aerial Dragonfly and through hard work and training she achieved her goal. Now, she looks forward to introducing new students to the wonders of aerial arts. She brings enthusiasm and confidence to her classes, inspiring aerialists and aspiring aerialists, alike.