WE CREATE MAGIC.
People come to us curious about flight. But the heart and soul of the AIREDANSE Collective is discovering each individual's unique and strange superpowers. We are artists, wordsmiths, musicians, scientists, dancers, movers, dreamers and more! 
Join us.

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Lauren Breese  CEO (Chief Executive Organizer). I lead classes and direct the AIREDANSE Collective, choreograph, edit our music and videos, create digital art, solve all things related to suspending people in the air, and ensure all goes down as planned. My wild imagination is bordering on insanity and I have been voted most likely to put you on stage in a hot second. Believe it or not, you can do this!

Lauren Breese
CEO (Chief Executive Organizer). I lead classes and direct the AIREDANSE Collective, choreograph, edit our music and videos, create digital art, solve all things related to suspending people in the air, and ensure all goes down as planned. My wild imagination is bordering on insanity and I have been voted most likely to put you on stage in a hot second. Believe it or not, you can do this!

Kaleena Quarles  A serial roamer, Kaleena travels relentlessly but when roosting in SB she performs regularly and teaches with AIREDANSE. Fame doesn't go to her head  (there’s a YouTube video of her doing an aerial number that has almost 30K views!) . She sings, she dances, she flies, and she’s fearless!

Kaleena Quarles
A serial roamer, Kaleena travels relentlessly but when roosting in SB she performs regularly and teaches with AIREDANSE. Fame doesn't go to her head (there’s a YouTube video of her doing an aerial number that has almost 30K views!). She sings, she dances, she flies, and she’s fearless!

 
Claire Lindstrom  Claire encountered our colorful flock in 2017 at BASSH. Her first aerial class was shortly thereafter and faster than a hummingbird she was performing. With her gymnastics background, Claire brings strength, beauty and cool walkovers to AIREDANSE performances!

Claire Lindstrom
Claire encountered our colorful flock in 2017 at BASSH. Her first aerial class was shortly thereafter and faster than a hummingbird she was performing. With her gymnastics background, Claire brings strength, beauty and cool walkovers to AIREDANSE performances!

Marisa Allan  This self-professed non-dancer found her wings at AIREDANSE and her feet soon followed! Now, with numerous performances tucked under her wings, Marisa attacks the air like a little birdie kicked out of her nest.

Marisa Allan
This self-professed non-dancer found her wings at AIREDANSE and her feet soon followed! Now, with numerous performances tucked under her wings, Marisa attacks the air like a little birdie kicked out of her nest.

Anna Bax  A former figure skater and theatre kid, Anna is currently a PhD candidate in sociocultural linguistics. She performs regularly withe AIREDANSE, and is always up for any challenge we throw her way, from multiple backflips to aerial clowning!

Anna Bax
A former figure skater and theatre kid, Anna is currently a PhD candidate in sociocultural linguistics. She performs regularly withe AIREDANSE, and is always up for any challenge we throw her way, from multiple backflips to aerial clowning!

Danielle Garcia  A former gymnast and gymnastics instructor with insane flexibility and killer split roll throughs, Danielle easily took to the air. She has years of stage experience having danced Latin and Swing in numerous local stage productions.

Danielle Garcia
A former gymnast and gymnastics instructor with insane flexibility and killer split roll throughs, Danielle easily took to the air. She has years of stage experience having danced Latin and Swing in numerous local stage productions.

A beautiful ballroom dancer with an extensive dance background, Tegan began her AIREDANSE journey in March 2018 and began performing with us in February 2019. She most recently electrified the stage by dancing both world-class Rumba AND aerial in Chasing Marrakech at BASSH!

A beautiful ballroom dancer with an extensive dance background, Tegan began her AIREDANSE journey in March 2018 and began performing with us in February 2019. She most recently electrified the stage by dancing both world-class Rumba AND aerial in Chasing Marrakech at BASSH!

Hector Sanchez  Leaps tall buildings while making lightning speed costume changes. If there's a stage to dance on, Hector will help make sure we're there and ready to dance and fly. Together, over the last 20 years we've fused just about every dance style imaginable. We've been accused of a lot of things, but being purists about anything is not one of them.

Hector Sanchez
Leaps tall buildings while making lightning speed costume changes. If there's a stage to dance on, Hector will help make sure we're there and ready to dance and fly. Together, over the last 20 years we've fused just about every dance style imaginable. We've been accused of a lot of things, but being purists about anything is not one of them.

Krischana Belly Dance has been the premier belly dancing instructor for the city of Santa Ynez and the surrounding areas since 2002. Earth meets sky in our breathtaking co-choreographed works, including EVE–Olution and more on the horizon!

Krischana Belly Dance has been the premier belly dancing instructor for the city of Santa Ynez and the surrounding areas since 2002. Earth meets sky in our breathtaking co-choreographed works, including EVE–Olution and more on the horizon!

Tony Navarro  Our first dance collaboration with this amazing talent was in BASSH a few years ago when Tony helped us take one of our pieces to a new level of creepy with his amazing violin playing. He plays with a passion that brings us to tears, and most recently accompanied our epic 20-minute aerial dance drama entitled  "Dreamscape."

Tony Navarro
Our first dance collaboration with this amazing talent was in BASSH a few years ago when Tony helped us take one of our pieces to a new level of creepy with his amazing violin playing. He plays with a passion that brings us to tears, and most recently accompanied our epic 20-minute aerial dance drama entitled "Dreamscape."

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MORE ABOUT LAUREN

What would posses a woman to throw in the towel on a six-figure, thirty five-year professional career? Passion... and a burning desire to express!

In 2015, I left a lucrative career working for one of the top names in professional beauty. I left to teach dance.

People thought I was crazy — even crazier when they learned I intended to teach aerial and contemporary dance. Four years later, I’ve now had the pleasure of helping people of all ages, shapes, sizes and genders discover a creative and adventurous new way of moving that makes them feel at once powerful and sensual. And, I’ve been able to dig deep into my soul and articulate my feelings, dreams and desires in more than 30 original works choreographed for stage and events.

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Photos courtesy of Fritz Olenberger, Rob Hoffman, Ross Barrett and Lauren Breese