Our amazing instructors are ready to welcome you to the Queendom! Not only are our teachers qualified through various certifications and trainings, they also have a genuine passion and love for what they do. Each member of the Queen Team believes that building connections with students and understanding individual goals will help every student leave feeling accomplished and motivated.

ALEXIS

Instructor

Alexis has always been fascinated with dance and has been passionate about pole fitness for many years. She believes pole is a movement of empowerment that brings out inner confidence and instills an ethic of taking care of oneself while setting goals to continuously grow and improve. Alexis has an encouraging teaching style, and she believes you can do anything you set your mind to!

ANNA

Instructor

Anna began her fitness journey with at-home yoga videos, then became certified in the practice through Yoga Alliance. Her teaching career has since expanded to include Pilates, barre fitness, strength and conditioning, flexibility training, and pole fitness. With a degree in exercise physiology, her passion for fitness blended with her movement science expertise shines through in her classes as she leads safe and effective workouts in a variety of formats. Anna’s talent for communication allows to her lead classes that have beginner through advanced students feeling accomplished.

BRANDY

Instructor

Brandy, aka “Juicey” of Juicey Fitness, is a certified Zumba and Dance Fitness instructor from Florida A&M University. She has danced and modeled professionally and has always been naturally curvy. As a mother of three, Brandy knows the struggle of staying fit and healthy. Her goal is to help her students improve their health (and their curves!) while having a great time. Brandy’s class allows students to work up a sweat at their own pace while having so much fun that they don’t even realize they’re working out!

CASSIE

Instructor

Cassie has a master’s degree in School Counseling, but discovered her passion for fitness after finishing the Insanity DVD workout program. Insanity changed her life physically, mentally, and emotionally, and now she is a Certified Insanity and PiYo Instructor. Cassie is also a Beachbody Coach that provides online support and accountability throughout people’s fitness journeys. Her classes are packed with friendly energy and a challenging workout!

HSIANG [SHY-ING]

Instructor

Hsiang discovered pole at the end of 2009 when she was looking for a new fitness regimen. Without any formal training in dance or gymnastics, she was able to build strength, grace, and flexibility through her passion for pole. After taking the title for the very first Florida Pole Fitness Championship in 2012 and competing in various other pole competitions, Hsiang decided to focus on helping others empower their inner queen. Her mission is to inspire self-love and confidence in others through discovering the individualized benefits of pole, dance, and fitness!

IOANA

Instructor

Ioana comes from a gymnastics and springboard diving background and has been pole dancing for over 5 years. She has progressed significantly under great pole mentors, Hsiang and Sarah Jade, and continues to train for pole on a competitive level while teaching and sharing her love of pole to others. Her interests include fitness, geology, oceanography, scuba diving, sustainability, delicious food, cheese, and lifting heavy things. Ioana particularly loves the power moves of pole and is excited to help new students build up their strength!

KALLIE

Instructor

Kallie started pole lessons in 2013 and instantly became addicted to the way it made a workout fun and exciting while making her feel stronger and more confident at the same time. She now loves sharing her passion for pole with other women to show them just how amazing each one of them truly is. Kallie spends her time enjoying yoga, Pilates, mountain biking, and studying to become a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. Leaving Kallie’s pole class will have you feeling excited and accomplished!

KIMIYO

Instructor

Kimiyo has always been inspired by the shapes and movement that bodies can create, which led her from dance to gymnastics to cheerleading, and finally — to yoga! Seeing yoga work wonders in her life, both emotionally and physically, motivated Kimiyo to obtain her 200-hour teacher certification to be able to share this practice. In her classes, she employs breath work to spark sincere connection between the body and mind to push students past their mental and physical blocks, finishing with relaxation techniques that melt away daily stresses!

KRISTI

Instructor

When Kristi realized her passion for health and fitness, she pursued certifications in ZUMBA, PiYO, R.I.P.P.E.D, Personal Training, and Group Fitness. She also received her certification as a Health Coach through the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Through her newest training, BUTI Yoga, Kristi continues to help queens discover the strength they hold within. Her high energy classes never stop motivating students to become the best versions of themselves.

Melissa

Instructor

Melissa graduated from the Many Rivers Yoga Teacher Training 200-Hour Program in 2017, and she is trained in Ashtanga, Hot, Yin, and Flow styles. Her typical class involves movement to pop and classic rock jams with modifications and adjustments, which are offered both verbally and through demonstrations. Melissa’s priority is to offer a safe space for students to practice. Join her for a relaxing and enjoyable class experience!

SARA

Instructor

Sara has been passionate about dance since she was about three years old. She always felt like dance was her way of empowering herself and others. Sara believes everyone deserves to let loose and be inspired, and through dance cardio, she wants to share the message that no one body is better than any other body, and all bodies are able and beautiful. Sara’s empowering workout class and encouraging words will help anyone feel more confident!

SARAH

Instructor

Sarah’s passion for dance and movement led her to NYC, where she worked as a dancer and choreographer, then on to Tallahassee, where she is currently a Master of Fine Arts candidate in Dance at FSU. Sara is certified in Pilates Mat through Balanced Body, and continues to broaden her understanding of dance and movement as she currently is working towards a certification in the Feldenkrais Method (2016-2020). Sarah loves to say that “Motion is the best lotion!” and hopes to reinvigorate everyone who steps into her class through the power within themselves.

SARAH

Instructor

Sarah has always found her strength through dance and fitness! As a competitive dancer for eight years, she has performed in the Miami Heat & Marilyn’s half time shows and been apart of dance teams with regional championship titles. As a group fitness instructor, Sarah aims to encourage others to maintain a positive outlook on their fitness journey; she believes that everyone has potential to grow and pursue their fitness dreams. Sarah’s ability to teach a variety of formats keeps students coming back for more!

TERESA

Instructor

Teresa discovered her love of fitness by flipping as a gymnast at the age of five. She coached gymnastics for years before taking up pole and falling in love with the weird, delightful bruises. Her favorite thing is the smile that comes with accomplishing a goal or trying something new. In her spare time, she hangs out with her kitten, works as a public relations consultant, and teaches as an adjunct instructor at Flagler College – Tallahassee campus.  Teresa loves to teach with enthusiasm, encouragement, and humor in both her pole and chair dance classes!

VALERIE

Instructor

Valerie is a Certified Nia Technique Instructor and a Certified Corporate Wellness Coach. She discovered Nia Technique® in 2011, and ever since then she’s traveled around the world giving and receiving Nia classes. She is passionate about helping queens create change, empowering them to live authentically, and creating wellness from the inside out. Through her Nia classes, she’ll teach how to consciously direct movement practice towards fitness goals, how to become more receptive to physical and mental needs, and how to savor movement as well as stillness for a more centered and empowered self.

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