Who We Are

We have a comfortable and supportive atmosphere for you to explore your true potential without feeling intimidated in any way. Our tutors are experienced and take care to ensure all participants get the most out of their courses.

Valentina Candiani

Valentina is the owner and director of Aerialand.

She started studying classical dance in Venice, Italy when she was very young, then went on to explore other forms of dance such as jazz and contemporary.

She further trained as an aerialist, hand balancing and acro-balance contortionist with Ernesto Belley – trainer of the Moscow State Circus.

She has also been teaching Yoga for over 20 years.

Antonio Alba


Antonio is our Aerial Straps and Advanced Aerial Silks teacher. He began his training in Italy several years ago and is a regular professional performer in theatres, festivals and nightclubs both in Italy and the UK, and has even appeared in a music video! 

Apart from Aerial Straps and Silks, he is trained in  double acts, handstands and acroyoga. 

He is also a structural mechanical engineer and applies his knowledge of physics to his training and teaching.

Bruna Giribaldi Cunha


Bruna began her aerial career as a student in Aerialand many years ago, and she loved it so much that she became one of our main Aerial Silks teachers. 

She is training to be a medical doctor and is also a psychedelic neuroscientist. 

Apart from her main discipline, she is trained in contortion, acroyoga, aerial straps, aerial hoop, pole and flying trapeze. 


She has competed nationally as Captain of her cheerleading team and also has a cheerleading coaching qualification.

Viktorija Sibakovskyte


Viktorija teaches Aerial Hoop to advanced and professional level


Her speciality is Aerial Hoop and Aerial Straps Doubles.

She’s a professional Ballet Dancer and has performed worldwide in many prestigious Productions.