Alissa fell in love with aerial silks in 2010 after trying a class at her local dance studio. She took classes for 5 years before transitioning to a teaching role. She traveled to Austin in 2015 to get her teaching certificate in the spring, then to St. Louis to get her rigging qualification in the fall. Since then, she has been a part of Perpetual Motion Dance, Reclaim Dance Co., and Intergalactic Circus. Alissa and her co-teacher Courtney competed at the 2019 Aerialympics as a duo, bringing home gold. She currently teaches her weekly classes at Metro Gymnastics and performs all around the state at galas, circus shows, churches, and any other events wanting to take their audience to new heights.
Jeanette Sealey graduated Cum Laude and Cum Honore from Oklahoma City University with a Bachelors of Science in Dance Management and a minor in History. One of her greatest loves has and will always be tap dancing. However, in early 2016 she discovered aerial dance and has been enamored ever since! Jeanette is the owner of Eleganza Entertainment and has performed dance, silks, and Lyra across the state. She has competed on the national stage with U.S. Pole Dance Federation (USPDF) and Aerialympics and regionally with Pole Sport Organization (PSO). Jeanette recently took home first place in the professional division of PSO Taurus, and competed in the 2021 Aerialympics Nationals, taking home first place in Advanced Lyra as well as second place in Advanced Silks at Regionals.Jeanette teaches classes, workshops, and private lessons on many apparatuses and is thrilled to be teaching your kids at Metro Aerial! She has found great soul fulfillment in helping kids and adults discover their strength through aerial arts.
Courtney Carter has been teaching and performing aerial acrobatics since 2010. She is the 2015 Lyra Champion at the Texas Aerial Festival and the winner of the 2016 People's Choice award for Lyra in Chicago. Her passion is to share her love for aerial arts with her students and with the public. She has featured in performances next to the Oklahoma City and Norman Philharmonic companies. She has participated annually with the Norman Music Festival since 2011. Cat frequents festivals with her aerial performances, including Mystik Sanctuary and Drumwright's Oilpatch Festival. Before she began learning aerials she studied gymnastics and dance. Cat trained in gymnastics and power tumbling for six years. While dancing for four years, she studied Pointe Ballet, Tap, and Jazz which now contributes to her performance style.
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