Elena Olshvang was born and raised in Moscow, Russia, where she studied linguistics for many years. Despite her studies, she always dreamed of dancing and performing in the circus. Eventually, Elena decided to move to the US where she began taking dance classes. In 2011 one of her friends introduced her to aerial silks at Sky Gym and she fell in love with it during her first class. Currently, Elena performs in Atlanta based events for the performance company Liquid Sky and continues her aerial and dance training.