Elina was born in Finland where she trained at the Finnish National Opera Ballet School and performed with the Finnish National Ballet and Dance Theatre Raatikko. In 2008 Elina moved to England to study at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance (NSCD) in Leeds. During her final year she toured works by Laïla Diallo, Luis Lara Malvacías, Michael Schumacher, and David Zambrano in UK and abroad with Verve10, the postgraduate dance company of NSCD. After graduation Elina became interested in circus and started performing aerial silks. She joined LCP with “Rights(?)”.