Emily Wegert is an aerial performer and coach from southern Colorado and the founder of the aerial group, Aerial Aura. She holds a BA in political science and enjoys thick Turkish coffee and waking up in countries she has never before visited.
Beginning with aerial straps shortly after college graduation, then moving on to silks, hoop, and trapeze, Emily discovered and cultivated her passion for performing high above the ground. She has trained in Montreal and performs regionally throughout the year, developing solo and duo routines on silks, hoop, trapeze, and straps.
Emily is the competition coach at The Dragonfly Aerial Company in Colorado Springs, and teaches workshops internationally as well.
Brooke Lyons encountered aerial arts early in life and quickly fell in love with the challenge they provide, as well as the excitement that comes with performing. She has won and placed in national aerial competitions in aerial straps and silks and plans to continue performing at the highest level. She currently performs straps, silks, and lyra, with straps being her favorite. She always enjoys learning new tricks and apparatuses.
Aside from aerial, Brooke loves all things art and animals. In her spare time you can find her drawing, crocheting, or playing with her dogs. Her goals are to one day be a marine zoologist.
Kyra started out as a competitive gymnast, then discovered aerial and changed paths. She recently competed in Aerialympics, placing in both silks and lyra. She loves performing on lyra and silks, as well as training on other apparatuses
When she’s not in the air, Kyra enjoys painting, drawing, cooking, baking, and playing Legend of Zelda.
She aspires to perform professionally for Cirque Du Soleil and also to become a culinary chef one day.
Sierra Porreco started out as a competitive gymnast and then transitioned to the aerial world in her early 20s, while still coaching competitive gymnastics. She currently coaches and performs on various aerial apparatuses and is now diving headlong into the world of ground acrobatics.
When not inverting in one manner or another, Sierra likes to play with her dog, Kiwi, shop for the coolest new glitter makeup online, and beat everyone possible at Mario Kart.