Born, raised and based in London, Yma is an international circus artist and instructor. Daughter of world renowed artists, she grew up immersed in the creative field. Spending her childhood at violin rehearsals, competing as a swimmer and equestrian, and exploring exhibitions, she couldn't help but continue in the creative footsteps of the generations of artists behind her. She began her training at AirCraft Circus Academy, London, on the full time course for professionals before moving to and graduating from Instituto Nacional de Artes do Circo, Portugal. She specialises in single point trapeze, however has experience and acts in many other aerial disciplines, as well as ground acts including fire, contortion, and a highly unique ground dance trapeze act. Besides travelling the world performing, Yma has also supplemented her career as an trainer to all ages and disciplines, on full time and evening courses, workshops, and camps.