Jen Yan is a certified expressive arts therapist who found her love for all things aerial in 2005. She is an ACE certified personal trainer, and a CPFA and first aid-certified instructor, who teaches aerial silks, trapeze, hoop, and general circus disciplines throughout the Greater Vancouver Area. Notable institutions include Vancouver’s CircusWest, where she the Primary Program Coordinator, and Future Leisure, where she guest teaches classes for beginners and professionals alike, in addition to being dubbed the ‘safety captain’ for shows involving partner acrobatics.
Jen has performed aerials and acrobatics to rave reviews at a variety of public and private events, including the grand re-opening of the Coast Hotel in Prince George, and competed in acrobatic pole competitions at the provincial level.
Jen’s joy is in sharing the art and physicality of circus with new students young and old, and her infectious energy and patience is apparent in all her classes and performances.