LEAD INSTRUCTOR, COAA OWNER & AURA TROUPE
Kendall Knowles has been performing aerial arts for the past 12 years and has a passion for teaching students of all ages and abilities. Owner and lead instructor for Central Oregon Aerial Arts, she is also an experienced rock climber and outdoor enthusiast. Kendall teaches all levels of aerial silks from beginning to advanced, and can help you gain strength, confidence, and ensure you learn in a fun and safe environment! Kendall is also a member of the professional performance troupe, "Aura."
Jessica Orf has more than 10 years of aerial arts experience performing and teaching lyra and aerial fabric throughout the country. Currently, she is a traveling member of the professional performance troupe, “AURA.” Now living in Portland, before moving to Bend and spending time with us at COAA teaching advanced silks and lyra, she spent two years instructing circus arts students with La Motion Aerial in New Orleans.
Beginning Silks Instructors
Lauren Fletcher, has been studying aerial silks since 2013. A member of Level 2 aerial silks program, Lauren has a passion for teaching new students how to fly safely. She has studied silks in Indiana, Montana, and Oregon and brings some fun and color to the studio.
Amberly SchreinerWood has been studying aerial silks since 2013. She is also member of "AURA," COAA's professional performance troupe and works with new students, teaching them how to fly safely.