Jessica L Schultz
Owner, educational programs director, and primary instructor Jes (AKA Super Jes), began teaching gymnastics in 1999 while earning her BFA in Dance at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Before graduate school Jes spent 9 years as a performer, producer, director, teacher, and choreographer of dance, gymnastics and yoga in Milwaukee, Phoenix, Brooklyn and New York. She was director and manager of programs at Ms J’s Gymnastics and Dance studio in Brooklyn for 3 years. Jes moved to Colorado in 2011 and earned a MS degree in Sport Pedagogy from University of Northern Colorado where she designed dance and yoga curricula for K-12 PE. Now also a licensed k-12 Dance and physical education teacher, Jes provides a variety of circus arts educational programs in and around Fort Collins. Jes is a 2021 graduate from the Ecole National Circus instructor training!
Duchess Lindy, business director and flow arts instructor, juggles her time as a wife and mother, hospital clinical pharmacist, flow artist performer/instructor, and now adds business owner to her resume. The joy of hula hooping was re-discovered in 2012 while attending her son’s soccer game. That day her hoop dancing and circus journey began. Lindy connected with Colorado hula hoop and flow art communities becoming active with Fort Collins Hoop Circle and an administrator and ambassador for Colorado World Hoop Day. Lindy started performing in 2016 and added fire dancing to her skills. She continued training with hula hoops, discovered manipulation of other flow props, acro-yoga and aerial arts. Lindy continued training and attending workshops and retreats in Denver, Boulder, and Colorado Springs, Las Vegas and San Diego. In 2017, fire dancing brought her opportunity as a Sentinel in the Great Circle of Burning Man. Today as professional member of American Circus Educators, Lindy works towards bringing the highest quality and safety of circus arts instruction to both young and old in our community.