Elli received a BA in Fine & Applied Arts from the University of Ulster, NI. While in Belfast she trained in modern, contemporary and contact improvisational dance, regularly performed at the Crescent Arts Centre as well as in site-specific and multi-media work. Elli discovered acrobatic and aerial arts while training at Belfast Community Circus, Virginia Acrobatics and Phoenix Dance studio. She has followed her love of art and movement to Los Angeles, while she is not instructing at Studio K, she acts as a directing member of Circus Maximus and the aerial duo Astro Doves. Elli also is a certified yoga instructor.