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Elena Martino was born in Turin, Italy. She is an Italian dancer, dance teacher, choreographer and aerial yoga teacher & aerial  silk dance artist. She studied at the "ZZT" Center for Contemporary Dance (Hochschule für Musik und Tanz,Köln). During her studies she worked with choreographers like  Yaron Shamir (Israel), Ivan Perez (Spain), Stefan Dreher (Germany) , Didier Theron (France) and  Anouk Van dijk ( Holland).

Since graduating, she has worked as a dancer in various projects in collaboration with artists of different disciplines (dance, Site Specific, music, video) both in NRW as well as in other countries.

In 2013 she worked in a European Project „Rivers of Europe“, based on connecting different culture along the Danube thought dance, music and art. A European collaboration between Jivko Jeliazkov from the Derida Dance Company (Bulgaria), Ilona Paszthy( Köln) and Pro Progresione ( Budapest).

Since 2013, she collaborated with the "Der Weiße Knopf" as dancer and choreographer.

Early 2014, she created her solo "Oxum", a piece of and above the water.

At the end of 2014, she began a collaboration with the circus / theater project "Convoy Exceptionell", as dancer, choreographer and Aerial silk dance artist.

In addition to her artistic works, Elena Martino taught contemporary dance for children, adults and professionals dancer in Cologne, Troisdorf, Berlin and Italy.

In 2020  she absolved the formation as Aerial Yoga Teacher by the Teacher Jost Blomeyer in Berlin. She organize Workshop and private lesson around Cologne City.

Thanks the Aerial Yoga she discovered the Aerial Hammock Technique, which she s now try to improve herself.