SpiraLynn (also known as Christy Sanford) is an award-winning pole performer and aerial artist based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She has won multiple medals at the Atlantic Pole Fitness Championships and at the Canadian Pole Fitness Championships. She has over a decade of pole and aerial performance experience under her sparkly belt. And she specializes in aerial hoop, pole, and flying pole—in fact, she’s the only flying pole performer in the region!
SpiraLynn thrives on sharing her anti-gravity art form with local audiences and with audiences across the country. She has appeared on The Candy Show with Candy Palmater. She has performed at summer festivals from coast to coast, from Future Forest in New Brunswick to the Shambhala Music Festival in British Columbia. She She has performed in Halifax at tons of performing arts and charity events including the Halifax Fringe Festival, Tall ships and Spinning with the Stars. And she’s performed in Halifax with Live Art Dance—the premiere contemporary dance presenter in Atlantic Canada.
Her lifelong passion for athletic and artistic expression shapes her work as a pole performer and aerialist. Her BFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design gives her a foundational knowledge of visual arts and the arts in general. Her background in competitive breakdancing and DJing informs her movement and musical choices. And her personal GYROTONIC® practice keeps her mind and body strong.
SpiraLynn is a dynamic professional performer who brings creativity and strength to every performance—suspended in mid-air, she’ll spin, twist, flip, drop, dangle, and dance before your eyes!
When she’s not contorting her body and pointing her toes high above an audience, she can be found instructing classes and training individual clients at Studio In Essence, the aerial circus and pilates studio that she owns and operates in downtown Halifax. She spends her off-hours with her husband, daughter, and French bulldog named Rocky.
SpiraLynn is available for festivals, special events, corporate events, and more. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.