The Aerial Lounge opened its doors to the town of Clitheroe in 2013 soon to be taken over by Hayley Wood in June 2016. Hayley Wood is an aerial silk dancer and silks, trapeze, hoop, and pole instructor, outdoor enthusiast, level 2 teacher assistant, early years teacher training PGCE Student, and business owner of The Aerial Lounge. She found a love for Pole fitness in 2012, aerial silks in 2013 and went on to become a hoop instructor in 2015 she was not satisfied there and continued with her teacher training in silks/trapeze then pole and hoop in higher levels.
Cirque Arts has become her dream and she wants to keep it a part of her life and share it with others through performance and teaching. She began teaching in January 2014 at The Aerial Lounge. She is currently finishing off her PGCE Early Years with Edge Hill University, and higher level certification in hoop and pole fitness.
She has a Bachelor's of Arts with Hons Education & Inclusion from Liverpool Hope University, Art & Design Level 3 Diploma from Blackburn College. She has completed beginner hoop instructor course January 2015, health and fitness education CYQ level 2 exercise to music certificate in 2015,aerial fabric foundation level August 2015 and aerial fabric intermediate level 1 October 2015 with Nible Arts.