Instructors

See Full Image

Pole Fitness Instructor Training

Our Instructor Training Package is tailored for each individual student. It is an individual training. Packages are unique because they address a particular person's needs and level of pole technique. Basic Program covers Basic Pole and Level 1 Beginner. Transitional Program covers Level 2 Advance Beginner and Transitional Level 2/3. Intermediate Program covers Level 3 Intermediate. Advance Program covers Level 4 Advance. In any of the 3 Programs the following material will be covered: 5 hours of private pole classes, 4 hours of open pole practice time, overview of pole moves for a respective level, common situations in class, pole anatomy, instructor code of ethics, questions and answers portion, safety and well-being of students, sporting techniques, stretching exercises, hygiene of the equipment and exercise area. As a part of the training a trainee will teach a real class and get a feedback from his/her instructor. A trainee will complete a final test of practice and theory. A Certificate of Completion from SoBe Pole Dance Studio and printouts of the material will be provided.


See Full Image

Brittany

Brittany is 25 years old, born and raised in Miami, Florida. She began dancing at the very young age of 5-years-old at her elementary school located in the heart of Dade County. As she transitioned into Middle school she became a cheerleader at school reaching the position of team captain by 8th grade. Brittany continued as a school cheerleader well into her 11th grade school year. At the age of 14, Brittany auditioned for a popular Miami dance company formerly known Addiction Dance Company (ADC) now known as YCDT led by artistic director Traci Young, Ex Miami Heat Dancer. The company has been featured on hit Dance show Bring It and her own hit show Step It Up both of which are aired on Lifetime television network. Therefor, it’s no secret that Brittany has been trained properly in Jazz, Lyrical, Hip-Hop, and African dance with a hint of Ballet. Brittany also minored in Dance Theatre while attending the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. Brittany is ready to share her talents with students, as it is her passion to continue on her journey of dancing.


See Full Image

Yana

Yana is an avid dance enthusiast. She has enjoyed diverse forms of dance and fitness throughout her life such as Gymnastics, CrossFit, Salsa, Rock Climbing, and Fire Poi Dancing, but Pole Dancing is her absolute favorite.  She was always into creating memorable experiences for people. Yana managed her fist teens’ dance school in high school and choreographed many dance routines for the school events. She planned and hosted many events such as kids birthday parties, dance parties, open houses, weddings. Yana’s main focus is to provide a unique environment where each student can forget they are working out, and instead fall in love with pole fitness.


See Full Image

Rafaela

Rafaela Montanaro,is known world wide for her amazing performances that balance strength, flexibility and artistic diversity, performing different characters and dance styles from classical ballet to rock ‘n roll. She is the most recognized Brazilian Pole Dancer, teaching and performing all around the world. Rafaela performs Pole Dance, Handbalancing, Dance shows and Aerial Dance. She began her pole carrier in 2009, and won the National And South American Competition only 5 months after starting.The following year she started teaching and intensified her training methods, that led her to 3 titles at the biggest competitions in the world: Pole Tricks and Third Place at Miss Pole Dance World 2010, in Switzerland and Pole Fit Champion at International Pole Championship 2010 in Japan. In 2011 Rafaela won the national division at the Pole World Cup, and got Second Place at the International division.


See Full Image

Svetlana

Svetlana has been born and raised in Russia where she graduated as a teacher of Russian and Russian literature. She always had a great passion for dancing and visual arts such theater and ballet and as a child tried out gymnastics and figure skating but never had a chance to fully commit to anything since her family had been moving all over the country. In 2008 she moved to Miami where in 2012 she decided to try pole fitness in order to stay fit and it was a love from the first class. Pole completely changed her perspective of fitness which doesn’t have to be boring and exhausting, Svetlana thinks that the pole dancing is a great, powerful, body transforming form of art which has no regulations or limitations, it is a perfect combination of strength and sensuality. Svetlana has been training in pole for almost a year improving her flexibility level and progressing with her tricks. She is a very dedicated dancer who never stood and always brings every single move to perfection. In June 2013 Svetlana competed in Southern Pole Championship where she took the first place in the level 2 category in the same Championship. In the following year she won the second place and the most artistic in the amateur division. She is also a certified pole dance and fitness instructor.


See Full Image

Iyana

Iyana has had a deep rooted passion for Dance. At age 5, she took her first ballet class which would only confirm that being “An Entertainer”, is the path with which her destiny lies. At age 12 she auditioned and was accepted into Dillard Center for the Performing Arts and has pursued a career in dance ever since. Her areas of study span modern, ballet, jazz, lyrical, belly dancing, cabaret/burlesque, musical theater, hip hop, ballroom, contortion and of course her new love, pole dancing. Since graduation she has graced the stages of the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Bank Atlantic Center, James L. Knight Center, Miami Beach Convention Center, Dolphin Stadium, Guzman Theater and a vast array of renowned hotels and nightclubs. Her sensual dance style and intricate pole combinations has landed her numerous teaching roles in both pole and dance alike and as a teacher she takes great pride in sharing her passion with others.


See Full Image

Richard

Richard is a certified fitness instructor (ACE/AFAA), Kinesiologist, and international presenter with over 6 years experience in the fitness industry. He has a passion for promoting a healthy, active lifestyle and making fitness fun for all ages and abilities! As a Zumba® Fitness instructor and Education Specialist (ZES) Richard’s classes are guaranteed to make you SMILE, SHAKE, SWEAT, and have a TOTAL BLAST while burning calories and reshaping your entire body! The Zumba® Fitness Program will change your life! Ditch the workout, Join the Party™