Elena is a songwriter, vocalist, aerialist, performer, traveler and writer. She has been involved in the performing arts for seventeen years. Born in South Minneapolis she grew up training in the circus, teaching herself to sing, writing poetry and short stories. Elena seeks inspiration and growth as an artist and human through love, travel and connection. She believes experiences shape perception, and seeks exposure that will free her mind body and spirit from hindering associations. She hopes her artistic expression can uplift and inspire others to pursue love, joy and dream chasing. Currently she is working on her first album "The Girl I Know" which will be released summer 2014. Please take a moment to explore her music, photos and blog.