Christine Lee has more than eight years of experience with flying trapeze and aerial acrobatics. She trained at Trapeze School of New York and worked at Club Med Turks and Caicos as a trapeze instructor and aerial performer for two years. Christine has been teaching at Circus Center and performing in San Francisco for four years.Christine created www.thecircuscafe.com, an online community for trapeze flyers and aerial artists to share and communicate. She also manages www.charitycircus.com, a blog on how circus gives back to the greater community.
Phoenix returned to the San Francisco Bay area in 2014, after several years living abroad. Upon her return, she began training at Circus Center, focusing on Contortion and Hand Balancing. She now teaches beginning stretching and flexibility. When not training or teaching, Phoenix works at the Circus Center front desk, as a Student Services Representative, where she assists Circus Center students -- both regulars and new students - in choosing the curriculum best suited to their interests and expertise. Outside of Circus Center, Phoenix dances with the Latin Symbolics, Island Touch Salsa Team. She performs "Salsa on 2," and competes in the International DanceSport style of Latin ballroom dance.
This class focuses on stretching exercises, concentrating on the hips and lower back, to reduce pain and increase range of motion. It’s perfect for people who sit during the day and want to stretch out their lower bodies. All body types and flexibility levels are encouraged to join.