Team

Instructors at CircStudios are dedicated to offering the best service and experiences to all of it's clientel. Our goal is to make your mind enhance and your body awaken..

Shelby Fitzhardinge

Shelby is a Certified Level 2 AntiGravity Fitness Instructor in Fundamentals and Aerial Yoga.

Shelby was born in Tasmania but has lived all over Australia and now calls the Sunshine Coast home. 

Zero history in any form of dance, acrobats or gymnastics and yet for the past 2.5years she has fallen in love with art of Aerials and AntiGravity. Just goes to show anyone can get involved, regardless of where you’ve come from. 

She has spent the last 6 years working as a Personal Trainer, Massage Therapist and Myotherapist. With the aim of encouraging and teaching people the importance of moving well then moving often, whilst having some fun along the way. Shelby is a Certified Level 2 AntiGravity Fitness Instructor in Fundamentals and Aerial Yoga.

Alex Lyons

Alex is a Certified Level 2 AntiGravity Instructor.  She has two small children, 4 and 6.  Prior to completing her certification she had been practicing various AntiGravity classes and the Aerial Arts (Silks and Lyra) at CircStudios.

Alex is a Certified Level 2 AntiGravity Instructor.  She has two small children, 4 and 6.  Prior to completing her certification she had been practicing various AntiGravity classes and the Aerial Arts (Silks and Lyra) at CircStudios.  Initially enrolling in classes as a way to help heal her abdominal separation postpartum and to build all over health, strength and wellness in her own body, she completed her training to help other with their own health and fitness journeys.

Prior to joining the CircStudios Team she owned her own textiles company and was awarded a prestigious Telstra Business Award.  She is a content creator, photographer and social media influencer.

Sara Galliani

Sara is a Certified Level 2 AntiGravity Fitness Instructor in Fundamentals and Aerial Yoga.

Sara was born in Naples, Italy where she studied Dietetics at the University Federico II.  She has travelled all around Europe, USA, Central America and Africa working mostly in Hospitality and volunteering in community development. 

She started dancing Contemporary Modern in Italy at the age of 12 and became a Dance Teacher 8 years later when she started dancing in the air on Aerial Silks.  Sara is a Certified Level 2 AntiGravity Fitness Instructor in Fundamentals and Aerial Yoga 1 & 2.

Megan Shroff

Megan was born in Auckland, New Zealand and now resides in Buderim in Queensland. Throughout her career she has competed in artistic and aerobics gymnastics and represented Australia for aerobics at the World Championships.

Megan was born in Auckland, New Zealand and now resides in Buderim in Queensland. Throughout her career she has competed in artistic and aerobics gymnastics and represented Australia for aerobics at the World Championships.

 

She has coached recreational gymnastics, aerobics gymnastics, acrobatics, tumbling and now AntiGravity Fitness. Megan lives by the motto “Keep on smiling and point your toes!”.

Nicole Budden

Nicole is a qualified Acrobatic Arts Teacher (AAC1), Certified AntiGravity Instructor and a Licensed Barre Attack Instructor.  

Nicole studied acrobatics and dance for 9 years at Ignite Dance Studio in Bundaberg.  She received Honours and Distinctions in all RAD and CSTD examinations and won numerous awards and trophies in many Dance Competitions all over Queensland.  Nicole has been teaching acrobatics and dance for over 7 years on the Sunshine Coast whilst she completed her Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies with the Royal Academy of Dance to become a Registered RAD teacher.

 

Nicole is also a qualified Acrobatic Arts Teacher (AAC1), Certified AntiGravity Instructor and a Licensed Barre Attack Instructor.  She is strongly involved in the Acrobatics, Performance Team and Aerial Arts classes at Just Acrobatics as well as AntiGravity Fitness with CircStudios.

Eleisha Osborne

Eleisha was born in Werribee, Melbourne, has lived in Honolulu in Hawaii, and now resides in Tanawha in the Sunshine Coast. She’s worked in community development and leadership training across the world, including in Africa, Thailand and the Philippines.

 

Eleisha was born in Werribee, Melbourne, has lived in Honolulu in Hawaii, and now resides in Tanawha in the Sunshine Coast. She’s worked in community development and leadership training across the world, including in Africa, Thailand and the Philippines.

 

She has a Diploma in Ministry and Theology, and is currently studying towards physiotherapy. Eleisha worked as a youth pastor/community worker at FlameTree Baptist Church from 2014 to 2016. After training in AntiGravity Aerial Yoga, Suspension Fitness, Kids and Fundamentals she is currently an Aerial Silks Coach at both Just Acrobatics and CircStudios.

Darren Smith

Darren was born in Western Australia and has lived all over the world, including in Singapore, Hong Kong, Seoul, Hamburg, Antwerp, Dan Hagg, Montreal and Las Vegas. He now resides in Mooloolaba on the Sunshine Coast.

He has trained in a variety of Pilates styles, such as Reformer, Cadillac, Wunderchair and Mat. Anti-Gravity is another specialty of his, having trained in aerial yoga, suspensions fitness, kids, fundamentals and AirBarre.

Darren was born in Western Australia and has lived all over the world, including in Singapore, Hong Kong, Seoul, Hamburg, Antwerp, Dan Hagg, Montreal and Las Vegas. He now resides in Mooloolaba on the Sunshine Coast.

He has trained in a variety of Pilates styles, such as Reformer, Cadillac, Wunderchair and Mat. Anti-Gravity is another specialty of his, having trained in aerial yoga, suspensions fitness, kids, fundamentals and AirBarre.

Darren has worked Cirque du Soleil’s blockbuster ‘KA’ at the MGM Grand Casino, Las Vegas, danced in the musical ‘Cats’ in nine different countries and worked on the original production of ‘Miss Saigon’ in Holland. He is a qualified Pilates instructor and has worked with many of the world’s best acrobats. Darren trained as a dancer growing up and is competent in all facets of dance. He has also competed Nationally in Sports Acrobatics and holds Tumbling and Partnering titles.

Currently, Darren is a Director at Coastal Cruises Mooloolaba, Just Acrobatics and CircStudios.

Elise George

Elise was born in Tamworth and now calls Birtinya in the Sunshine Coast home. Her career has seen her as a Cashier at Harvey Norman Aspley and a Junior Assistant Coach at Tamworth Gymnastics Club. Now Elise works as an Acrobatics Coach at Just Acrobatics and AntiGravity Instructor at CircStudios.

Elise was born in Tamworth and now calls Birtinya in the Sunshine Coast home. Her career has seen her as a Cashier at Harvey Norman Aspley and a Junior Assistant Coach at Tamworth Gymnastics Club. Now Elise works as an Acrobatics Coach at Just Acrobatics and AntiGravity Instructor at CircStudios.

 

Carolyn Hayler-Smith

Carolyn was born in Kogarah in New South Wales and has since lived in Las Vegas, but now calls the beachside suburb of Mooloolaba home. She spent time training in Hospitality and Venue Management in her earlier years and at TAFE Queensland Carolyn received her Hospitality 1 & 2 Certificates and studied Business Management at University Sunshine Coast.

Carolyn was born in Kogarah in New South Wales and has since lived in Las Vegas, but now calls the beachside suburb of Mooloolaba home. She spent time training in Hospitality and Venue Management in her earlier years and at TAFE Queensland Carolyn received her Hospitality 1 & 2 Certificates and studied Business Management at University Sunshine Coast.

She is a true people person and loves seeing the students and coaching team working together to achieve their personal best. Children are the apple of Carolyn's eye and she loves to see them grow and develop within the Just Acrobatics Family. She is the go to lady for all facets of CircStudios and Just Acrobatics and deals with everything from general inquiries through to accounts and invoicing.

Brad Murden

Brad was born in Gladstone but grew up in Bundaberg, and now lives in Birtinya on the Sunshine Coast. Throughout his career he’s worked in retail management and as a skipper on seafood cruise boats in Mooloolaba. Currently Brad is a Director at Just Acrobatics and CircStudios.

 

Brad was born in Gladstone but grew up in Bundaberg, and now lives in Birtinya on the Sunshine Coast. Throughout his career he’s worked in retail management and as a skipper on seafood cruise boats in Mooloolaba. Currently Brad is a Director at Just Acrobatics and CircStudios.