As a former professional athlete Yelena Doroshenko has developed a special sense for athletic movement. She has been passionate about art since earliest age. At the age of seven Yelena began acrobatics gymnastics (mixed pairs)in Moscow, Russia (USSR). At age 12 Yelena and her partner represented Russia at international competitions in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia and in Lyon, France, there they placed top. She has won many achievements and became the Russian 1994 Honored Master of Sports in Acrobatics rock-n-roll dance sport.
She has been featured on many television shows including “The Morning Star”. She was part of many national events, concert, circus arts festival.
Yelena began coaching at age 14, by age 16-17 she had already students that won a few national titles. She was coaching acrobatics, and acrobatics rock-n-roll dance sport in 1994. She has been also coaching rhythmic gymnastics and aerial arts. Yelena has over 25 years of coaching experience.
She lived in Moscow, Russia until 1998. Since then she has moved to USA , joined and worked for Feld entertainment “Ringling bros. Barnum and Bailey “circus (“The Greatest Show on Earth”), there she successfully performed in “Red Unit” from 1998 until 2002 as an acrobat and dancer. While she worked with Ringling she travelled over 100 of US cities with the circus.
Yelena is the founder and original owner of Ninja Lounge (trampoline park and gymnastics school)
• Former owner and head coach of Nu Age Gymnastics (North Miami, FL)
• Aerial silk coach at “Les Ailes Du Desir”, “IKids gym”, IK School of Gymnastics (Miami, FL)
• Gymnastics coach JCC (Miami beach, FL)
• Professional member of USA gymnastics since 2009, USAG safety certified
She currently lives in Agoura Hills, CA with her 3 children, two daughter and one son.