Miss Fit Instructors

Our Instructors are professionals – qualified pole fitness instructors, personal trainers, qualified aerial yoga instructors, gymnastics coaches, dancers and professionally trained teachers. Most have come through our ranks starting as beginner 1 STARs.

As well as our teachers undergoing our comprehensive teacher training program, they are variously Certified by the IPDFA (International Pole Dancing Fitness Association), PFA (Pole Fitness Association) and have completed the reknown elavaTED and are constantly updating their skills as performers and teachers.

Rosie

Rosie is the newest addition to the Miss Fit team. Accepting the title of Branch Manager - you can see from her pic that she takes her role seriously.

Her duties include Customer Relations, warm up partner and student motivation. She responds to all compliments with a wagging tail and a lick - though, any complaints may be handled in the same manner. 

Keep an eye out for her in your studio, she will definitely come and say hello. Her fave outfit is her red bling Tutu - pic to follow.


Miss Fit

Dr Sarah aka Miss Fit is living proof that pole dancing is all about attitude and not about age! Only discovering pole dancing when over 40, Sarah found her niche straight away and rapidly progressed up through the levels. This was without a background in dance or gymnastics, just an enjoyment of exercise. One day she had an epiphany with her partner John, and they decided to set up their own location, thus the first Miss Fit Dance Studio was born. 

Several years later, running the studios and teaching pole fitness keeps her very fit, happy and energized. Realizing the life changing and extremely positive impacts that pole dancing has on the lives of so many women is one of the most rewarding aspects the Miss Fit adventure.

She loves the challenge of continual self-improvement and has performed at the Encore Sydney Pole Shows and is the hostess and regular performer at their studios Grad Nights. Miss Fit is a certified Advanced Fly Gym teacher and graded as an Advanced Pole Fitness Teacher by the International Pole Dancing Fitness Association - IPDFA. Miss Fit has successfully completed the ElevatED Instructor Training under the guidance of Marlo Fisken (USA). As the master teacher at our studios, Miss Fit ensures that we exceed international best practice principles with our curriculum and teacher standards.

When Sarah is not pole dancing she can be found regularly saving little furry lives as a Dr of Veterinary Science.

Amethyst

Amethyst started her pole dancing journey with Miss Fit in 2014 and from the moment she did her first Vanessa spin she was truly addicted! Enjoying both pole and aerial fitness, Amethyst is a super bendy lady who thrives on the thrill of performing and the challenge that each new move brings her. The only thing she loves as much as a new routine, is channelling her energy and passion for dance into teaching her students.

When she is not at the studio, Amethyst is a current student at UNSW studying Chemical and Biomedical Engineering.


AnDre

AnDre has been pole dancing for several years. After his first class there was no looking back. Despite no dance or gymnastics background, AnDre is known for his Grace & Style on the floor and his Strength & Control on the pole. He's our Dark Prince of Pole with his performance style usually dark and theatrical.

AnDre has won numerous amateur competitions and was the runner-up at Mr Pole Dance 2014 and finalist in Mr Pole Dance 2013, 2015 & 2016. He performs, teaches and competes internationally and has a large social media following.
AnDre brings not only his passion, strength and poise and the love of our sport but also flair and a profound understanding of correct technique to all his classes. He is also a qualified personal trainer.


Angel

Angel has been pole dancing for several years and has been with Miss Fit since we first opened, first as a student then as a teacher. Angel's dance background prior to pole was on the ballroom dancing stage. She brings grace, strength, skill and the great ability to make the hardest moves seem simple, not only in her own routines but also for the students she teaches.

She has performed at Encore! Sydney Pole Show and was a Finalist in the Pole Stars Competition.
Angel has successfully completed the ElevatED Instructor Training under the guidance of Marlo Fisken (USA) and is a qualified Fly Gym instructor for aerial exercise.

Outside of the pole studio Angel is a mum to two beautiful daughters and she credits pole dancing with helping her body snap back into shape after pregnancy. Angel runs our popular Mums and Bubs classes at our Castle Hill studio. She ensures you get a great work out but she never loses sight that pole dancing is fun and enjoyable. Her classes are full of laughs, high fives and cherry ripes.


Carla

Carla started pole dancing 5 years ago and knew she would love pole dancing before she even tried it. Despite having no dance or gymnastics background, Carla has progressed steadily and is known for her captivating and sensual performance style. Carla has competed in several amateur pole dancing competitions including;
Miss North Shore Pole Princess 2014 - winner judges choice,
Dance Filthy 2015 - second runner up and,
Sexy's Back 2015 - Finalist.
...and has featured in several music videos.

Carla is passionate about continually developing her repertoire of moves and performance style. She is devoted to helping her students reach their own pole dancing goals safely and effectively. Carla is a graphic designer by day and enjoys weight training when she's not in the studio pole dancing. Carla’s favourite things about pole dancing is that it allows her the opportunity to express herself through dance and also gives her an excuse to buy heels.


Eva

Eva never saw herself as a dancer until she started at Miss Fit in 2011 with a few close friends for a bit of fun. Little did she know how much it would completely change her body and how her passion for pole would grow into a healthy addiction.

She enjoys maintaining a mix between strength, fitness and flexibility. She loves being able to help her students reach their goals, and supporting them in their journey at Miss Fit. Eva focuses on bringing positivity, energy and progression to all her classes.

Gabby

Having started dance classes at the age of three, Gabby then participated in Physical Culture which involved her competing in individual and team competitions. After 17 years she was looking for a change. She then found Pole Dancing and has been at Miss Fit Dance Studio ever since. She has performed as finalist at Pole Candy in 2014 and at Encore! Sydney Pole Show.

What she loves most about Pole Dancing is that you can bring any style of dance into a routine. She loves to incorporate Contemporary moves into her choreography as well some sexy moves. She likes to ensure every student will get to experience a range of dance styles.

Her favourite reward with teaching is watching her students develop into amazing dancers - seeing the changes from week one through to week eight and continuing on as they move up to the next level.


Ivanka

Ivanka believes all fitness should be fun and has a background in dance and gymnastics. She has been involved with fitness all her life: coaching gymnastics and working in fitness clubs both in Sydney and overseas. Pole was a natural progression when she found herself in her first class in 2013 and was immediately smitten with the sport. Now she loves sharing her knowledge and love for pole with her students in an enjoyable and supportive environment.

Ivanka credits pole and aerial yoga to her pre and post pregnancy fitness. She could not wait to get back to the studio after the birth of her first child!
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Relevant Qualifications:
Sport Science Degree
Group Fitness Instructor
Personal Trainer
Gymnastics Coach
ElevatED Pole Instructor


Jacinta

Dance is Jacintas happy place. "When I am dancing I feel alive, I feel free and I feel like it's all I want to be doing".
 
She's a people person, and relates to women really well. One of Jacintas favourite things about teaching a class is seeing her students gain confidence and strength. Watching them achieve what they work hard for is such a great reward.

Jacinta has danced since the age of three. As a child she learnt ballet, tap and jazz. She knew from a young age she wanted to teach. She would choreograph routines and teach them to her friends, and then perform them at school assemblies.

 


John

John has been involved with sport and exercise through most of his life including League, Surf Lifesaving and, until opening Miss Fit with his partner Sarah, competing in triathlons. Having not started pole until his forties, John is an example of late bloomer. He loves the motivation that Aerial Exercise & Pole brings to the students, teachers and himself. 

His passion is to help those students who want to improve their fitness & strength, improve their abilities on the pole or in the sling. Helping students achieve their goals and thereby improving their personal confidence is Johns continual aim.
John is a certified Master Fly Gym instructor and a Beginners Pole Fitness Teacher certified by the International Pole Dancing Fitness Association - IPDFA.

John teaches our FaST Boys, Lyra & Fly Gym based aerial yoga, aerial exercise and pole and sling classes. While he makes his classes exciting and he will ensure that you feel his workouts the next day.

Josie

Josie's classes are legendary!
She has an amazing way to connect and nurture her students so they can achieve their personal best. There's always lots of fun and laughter so you finish your class feeling great :-)

She's performed at Encore and regularly supports her students on the poles at Miss Fit Graduation nights.

Josie started as a beginner in 2008, she has worked her way through the Miss Fit ranks to instructor. She is a Mum of 5 children, an animal lover, Josie also breeds Rag Doll cats.


Krystal

Krystal has had a meteoric success with pole dancing. She has always had a love for movement and fitness and has trained and taught in a wide range of dance styles including Ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop and Latin American. She has taught at Miss Fit since 2012. As an experienced yoga practitioner, Krystal also loves applying those techniques to her aerial yoga classes.

Krystal continues to challenge herself through self-exploration on the pole gathering experience through training with our teachers, performances at Encore and specialist workshops.
She is also an early childhood teacher who teaches children by day and is a mother of two boys!

 


Malinda

Malinda has been teaching pole dancing for 9 years both here and in the UK.

Malindas philosophy is making her classes fun and enjoyable. She'll take any opportunity to bust out her '80's soundtracks
Malinda creates a fun loving community of pole and dance enthusiasts outside of the studio as well.


Piper

Piper has a gymnastics background with hip hop experience. After her first class over 4 years ago, there was no looking back. Piper is known for her attention to detail when learning any new move and her dedication to flexibility. Her lyrical, contempary, hip hop style infused with gymnastics is inspired by her pole idols Sergia Louise Anderson and Marlo Fisken - whom she trained with to become a qualified elevatED instructor.

Piper has competed in Melbourne Pole Games 2014, Miss Pole ACT 2015 and performed at Encore 2015 with the VertiGirls. She has also performed at numerous venues in ACT and Victoria.
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Piper brings not only her passion, dedication and poise and the love of our sport but also flair and a profound understanding of correct technique to all her classes.


Rocky Le Roux

A show pony from a young age, Rocky Le Roux grew up learning as many styles of performance as she could, from dance to theatre, and everything in between. Her love is for all things Burlesque and Pole. If it has a feather, a chair, a boa, and a pole, you can bet Rocky will be there to play. Rocky has performed burlesque all over Sydney, and regularly competes in Sydney pole competitions.

When Rocky began her Miss Fit Pole journey she immediately connected with the Miss Fit ideals of health and fitness. Her aim as a teacher is to empower her students in their performance abilities, and loves watching each individual students journey. 

When Rocky is not embarking on a performance challenge, she is working as an office manager for a psychology practice, and working towards her post grad in clinical psych. She enjoys bush walking, a good film or play, and cooking up a storm for friends and family.


Sheena Miss Demeanour

Saving our burlesque best to last .Sheena has over 20 years of combined experience both in pole, jazz, ballet and burlesque. She performs regularly as her alter ego Sheena Miss Demeanour and has a passion for passing on her love of dance and the connection it has to not only pole but to music.

Join Sheena Miss Demeanour – the queen of Burlesque – for a journey into the steamy world bump and grind. Imagine yourself as a sultry seductress in a smokey bar favoured by miscreants. Learn how to tantalize and surprize with feather fans, gloves and your eyes….
Wear your exercise gear, but bring along a few props – a hat or shirt to remove, and your heels of course! Sheena will create the mood and the moves to make it happen. 

Svetlana

Svetlana started pole dancing in 2009 and has never looked back. Since the age of three she has participated in elite level gymnastics, taking out many titles including the National Championship in 2002 and Best Junior Elite Gymnast in 2003. She has also studied ballet and contemporary dance. She is a qualified gymnastics and fitness instructor and was teaching gymnastics and acrobatics for seven years before moving to instructing pole. She has been a place getter at a range of pole competitions and has performed at Encore! Sydney Pole Show.

Affectionately referred to as the "Little General" around the studio due to her attention to detail. Sveti is a popular instructor bringing a combination of passion, expertise and discipline to her classes which her students love.


Symphony

Symphony has been dancing from the age of seven, with experience in many dance styles including; jazz, tap, ballroom, latin and pole dancing. Her name derives from her background as a university qualified music teacher at one of Sydney's leading secondary schools. Symphony (aka Carlie) took up Pole Dancing in mid 2008 and hasn't looked back! 

With her strong and graceful dance technique, Symphony has a set of legs to die for. She took a year off to have a beautiful baby boy in 2013, and enjoys every bit that motherhood has to offer. "My post pregnancy body has benefited from pole dancing and aerial yoga, in that I have been able to lose weight and tone up incredibly quickly". Symphony has been teaching with Miss Fit for 4 years, performing and competing previously. She is a qualified aerial yoga instructor through Fly Gym. Now she she has returned to run her own pole studio Miss Fit Sydney South, capping off her first year by finishing as a Finalist in the Sutherland Shire Small Business Awards.

"Teaching is a passion of mine - I love seeing students develop and grow in the love for pole dancing, as well as seeing their confidence grow".


Tam

Tam's enthusiasm, dedication and passion to pole, is evident as she enjoys watching her own students passion and skills grow, while she ensures they too fall in love with pole as she has done.

A beautiful flowing style that combines contemporary floor work with her outstanding pole style.
 


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