Lexii Alcaraz is a professional circus artist and coach who will receive her degree as a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) in May of 2020. She is passionate about all aspects of circus including coaching, performing, directing, and choreographing. Her training emphasizes aerial hoop, partner acrobatics, and dance with frequent interdisciplinary work in ground acrobatics, aerial acrobatics, and artistic development. Professionally, she has toured across North America performing and is the artistic director of San Diego-based circus company Lighthouse Circus Theatre. With her understanding of the demands of different disciplines in the circus world and her knowledge surrounding anatomy and biomechanics, she tailors prehabilitation exercises into warm-up and cool-down programs that will enhance performance and longevity throughout artists' careers.