Andrea Michelle Brooks has been training acrobatics her whole life. She has spent the past two years in Dubai as the first ever female parkour coach in the region with Parkour DXB after having attained her ADAPT parkour coaching certification in 2011. She grew up as a competitive gymnast for Gymnastics Village training to level 8 by the young age of 10. In college she was a tumbler on the cheerleading squad at North Carolina State University. Since then she has pushed the envelope fusing different movement styles to create unique and innovative tricks. One of her videos of a signature move was even shared by former Olympic gold medalist gymnast, Shawn Johnson, reaching over 1 million Facebook views.
Her love for movement shows in her passion to help others. She has been coaching for almost 20 years helping different athletes incorporate tumbling and tricks into their repertoire.. Her goal now is to work in as many movement worlds as possible and her lifelong love for dance led her to Sharmila.