Instructors

Laura Emiola

Laura has been a physical artist, performer and competitor since early on. She began her training in dance and gymnastics before moving into competitive cheerleading and was an Iowa State Cheerleader (flyer in partner & group stunting and primary tumbler). Laura expanded into other aerial arts while training at Hollywood Aerial Arts, but has been based out of Xelias Aerial Arts since 2010 where she’s primarily focused on silks, wire, Spanish web, Chinese pole and lyra. She performs as a solo artist in MN and beyond, and also performs with the Xelias Performance Company.  She considers herself a lifelong student who trains regularly with other amazing performers in Chicago, New York, Sarasota, Los Angeles and more.