Aaron Lind has offered uplifting, educational, and empowering acro experiences consistently for over 11 years. Aaron’s teaching philosophy is that through progressive training and attention to detail at a fundamental level, challenging skills become accessible, aesthetic, efficient, safer, and more fun!
Aaron’s mission in structuring events is to offer a balance of discipline and play. He strives to teach progressive, analytical, and method-based teaching with playful, fun, and lighthearted activities and themes.
Kelli Mae is a certified teacher of yoga, AcroYoga, CircusYoga, kids yoga, prenatal yoga and Waldorf education. She is also a Thai massage practitioner and has 2 adorable daughters. Her dynamic teaching style, extensive toolkit of curriculum, and super-yes! attitude make each class full of play, laughter, and general feel-goodness.
James “Ta-Dao!” Sitzer is a stalwart of the Portland AcroYoga Community. As the originator of Portland’s AcroLab he’s created dozens of acro machines and poses for Acropedia. He’s performed and taught at Whistler Wanderlust, Michael Franti’s Soulshine Tour, the AcroYoga Unity and Divine Play Festivals, and previous NW AcroYoga Campouts
Orville grew up up on Kodiak Island, and worked in commercial fishing in Bristol Bay; the only thing that comes close to being as challenging to the Alaskan fishing life has been circus arts. Through years of practice Orville has achieved skills in tumbling, juggling, and partner movements. Polishing those skills and teaching circus arts have been a fun way of applying his nearly limitless energy. Orville’s experiences include cheerleading, Dance Drill Teams, performing and choreographing with Swing Dance and Ballroom Dance troupes, and teaching partner dances and partner movements for over 14 years. His current passion is practicing and teaching Acro.
Camellia is a multimedia artist and teacher. Her movement language is informed by a variety of modalities, from partner acrobatics and yoga to contemporary dance. She is passionate about empowering students to drop into their bodies and creativity, transcending linear narratives and facilitating the exploration of healing, expression, communication, growth, trust, touch, and play. She teaches and performs internationally, with a home base at the Lookout Arts Quarry, a cooperative art center dedicated to fostering art, culture, and sustainability.
Cedar Lyn RYT 200, YogaSlacker and VanCity Acro Teacher
Cedar Lyn is a passionate proponent of human potential. She seeks to activate the curiosity in each of us through play, awaken creativity through exploring the possibilities of movement and to deepen our connection to self and each other in each of her classes and workshops. Cedar has been teaching Yoga and Acro Yoga for over 8 years in workshops and classes through the Rocky Mountains.
Cedar is also the co-founder of the Acro Yoga Unity Festival.
Emily and Andrew are Seattle-based Acro teachers that enjoy creative collaboration together. Emily is a
yoga teacher and mover with background in dance and movement art, and Andrew is a chemist with
experience in white water kayaking and rock climbing. With these forces combined, Emily and Andrew
seek to design new progressive flows and machines that challenge the mind and body in all planes of
movement—while also staying true to the foundations of Acro practice.