Your Instructor

Shelly Airey

Is a former rhythmic gymnast turned professional circus acrobat, specializing in contortion, hand-balancing, and aerial silks, performing all over the country and the world.

For over 15 years, Shelly has shared her passion and knowledge of flexibility, hand-balancing, and contortion with thousands of students of all ages and skill levels.

In addition to creating her fully customizable online flexibility, handstand, and contortion coaching program- FLEX-ED. she loves brining her community together in person through her live workshops and retreats.

Your next ShellyFLEX Athletics
adventure is coming soon!

Where should we go next?

Check out what happened at our past FLEX-ED. Retreats:


[March 6th - 13th, 2022]

A unique train-cation in a luxurious resort in the Mexican Caribbean...


[September 24th - 26th, 2021]

An Experience You'll Never Forget!

An amazing weekend filled with hands-on coaching, delicious food & drinks, a party limo, an outdoor aerial adventure, and most importantly... memories that will last a lifetime!