After Brittany took her first aerial class, She knew that someday it would be a huge part of her life. Aerial dance was so captivating to her that she drove out of town faithfully every weekend to take classes. Brittany was always intrigued by the beauty, strength and grace of aerial dance with playful intention, patience, and respect. In the past few years, Brittany has immersed herself in the study of aerial arts. Finally, Brittany decided she had to share her passion with others. She finished her teacher program at New England Center for Circus Arts and recently with Born To Fly Certification. She is currently working on becoming American Circus Educators recognized. Brittany has completed multiple workshops with prestige Aerial Art riggers included but not limited to: Brett Copes, Todd, Dale, & Delbert Hall.
Brittany is President of Aerial Dance Panama City, Program Director for Silks Classes and the Aerial Teen Performance Company
Misty Joy discovered her passion for aerial arts & fitness in 2013, starting with pole fitness and branching out to Aerial Silks, Lyra, Aerial Hammock, Aerial Rope, and Static Trapeze. The Lyra being her personal favorite. Misty has a great love for the circus arts, and has expanded her practices to performing with fire props, and especially breathing and eating fire. Misty also performs Aerial and Acro Doubles. This last year has been busy for her as she has created a business performing as a mermaid. Misty has completed her training from Waverly Jones but continues to train all over the country.
Misty is the Program Director for Aerial Lyra and Aerial Rope.
Rachel has performed in many roles at our Aerial Student Showcase as well as a dancer with the Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, and Firebird ballets. She has thought creative dance classes, ballet and jazz level 1. She has enjoyed choreographing ballet pieces for the church setting. She has a great love for children, and dance, and it shows in her teaching.
Rachel has studied Aerial Silks, Lyra, Barre, Classical Ballet, Modern Ballet, Jazz and Hip-Hop at several studios in Illinois and Florida. Rachel is so excited to teach our children's program called My Little Aerialist. She has a love for children and it shows in her work. Rachel completed her Born to Fly Aerial Sling Program.
Emily Waymire began her dance education as a child studying ballet. Her love for movement and music began on pointe; however, she found her true love in the art form when she discovered aerial dance. She has studied at Aerial Dance Panama City since 2013. She has studied fabric, sling, and trapeze, but the aerial apparatus that she truly loves is rope. She hopes that she can pass along her passion for this apparatus to her students. Emily’s day job has her working as an analyst and tactician for the United States Navy, and she is a mommy to an amazing little boy.
Emily is working on her certification through Born to Fly. She has completed Rigging 101 and 102 with Todd Spiering.
Keita Wilt started her aerial dance career in 2013, after several years of taking gymnastics. With the support and encouragement of the ADPC instructors, she has greatly developed her skills in silks, sling, lyra, trapeze, and rope. She currently co-teaches My Little Aerialist classes with Miss Rachel Valentine. She has been a member of the Aerial Teen Performance Company for two years, and enjoys performing with her team.
Keita is working on her certification through Born to Fly, and she has completed Rigging 101 with Brett Copes.
Bea started her aerial dance career in 2012, after several years of taking dance. With the support and encouragement of the ADPC instructors, she has greatly developed her skills in silks, sling, lyra, trapeze, and rope. She currently teaches My Tiny Aerialist classes and is director of the Jr. Varsity Performance Team.
Bea is working on her Certification through Born to Fly, and she has completed Rigging 101 with Brett Copes.
Olivia Taylor has loved performing and training in aerial dance ever since her first class back in 2016. Since then she has continued to train at Aerial Dance Panama City where she now teaches My Little Aerialist, Lyra and Silk. Olivia loves to perform on chains and will be showing off her premiere performance in the upcoming show Whirlwind, a hurricane Michael production.
Olivia is working on her Certification through Born to Fly, and she has completed Rigging 101 with Brett Copes.