Kris Carrison brings nearly three decades of experience in gymnastics and circus/performance arts. An active, professional member of USA Gymnastics; Kris is Instructor Certified, Safety and Risk Management Certified, and USOC SafeSport Certified. With over 15 years of experience with Cirque Du Soleil, Kris has invented acrobatic material, created solo acts and performed 5,000+ shows with Saltimbanco, Quidam and The Beatles, LOVE. Kris holds a degree in English Literature from Stanford University. He loves surfing, bouldering, long distance backpacking, playing the piano and reading classics. Kris aims to provide quality coaching and guidance that empowers artists, gymnasts and circus performers to safely pursue their dreams and manifest their greatest potential.