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INSTRUCTORS

All of our instructors are fully insured, qualified and are handpicked by Spin City bosses! 

They all offer the best service possible and ensure that your fitness aspirations are met in a safe and welcoming way! 

 

All of our pole instructors are fully insured.

GEORGIE JOHNSON

Teaches: Dance, Burlesque, Bodybalance

Georgie has been working in the fitness industry for over ten years with an extensive background in musical theatre and dance. And with Cath took over the running of Spin City Bristol in 2013.

 

Georgie runs both the Spin City dance and burlesque troupes and makes her classes challenging but also fun and exciting.

 

If you want to to learn to 'shake your thing' or just 'pose like a diva' then why don't you join her on a tueday night!

(m) 07786 176499

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Cath Ballantyne

Cath started to learn pole in 2007 when Spin City was just beginning. And when Kate Edwards (Spin City founder) asked her to become an instructor she jumped at the chance and now many years later and she, along with Georgie Johnson, now runs the Bristol studio.

 (e) cathballantyne10@gmail.com

 

Qualifications

SC Pole beginner/intermediate -  ETM Level 2 - Gym Instructor level 2 - Matwork Pilates Level 3 - Pre and Post Natal - Personal Trainer - Metafit - MetaPWR - Boxercise - Purestretch - Spin City Stretch - Circuits and Bootcamps - Align and Define - Suspension Training - Kettlercise - Bodybalance - Insanity - Piyo - Barre fusion - Spin City Tutor & Assessor

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Claire Andrews

Teaches: Pole
 

Claire is a qualified and insured, 3 star PDC registered pole fitness instructor. She has been part of the pole industry since 2011 as an instructor, performer, competitor and judge. She has a background in dance and drama and uses these theatrical skills to enhance her teaching. With a keen eye for technique she is known for creating and teaching routines perfect for any ability.

 

Claire teaches Beginners through to Advanced students, as well as Pole Fabric for all levels.  She runs a weekly class with a monthly theme at Spin City Bristol that is complimentary to your pole training. These classes include Pole Fabric, Bend and Extend, Pole’Ography and Spinning Pole.

 

Claire has an NVQ 3 in British sign language. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and use British sign language to communicate and are interested in learning pole dance, she would be the perfect person to teach you.

 

In 2017 Claire was nominated and shortlisted for ‘Most Influential Individual’ as part of the PoleExcellence Awards at Pole World Festival and in 2018 she was nominated for Spin City Instructor of the Year as well as ‘Outstanding Teacher ‘ and ‘Star Role Model’ at the PoleExcellence Awards.    

(m) 07506 403627 - (e) claire@clairelouise.me(w) clairelouisepole.co.uk

 

 


Qualifications

Pole (all levels) - Pole fabric - Anatomy and physiology - Health and nutrition level 2 
(BA in Drama - helpful for performance!!) - Spin City Stretch & Flexibility 

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caitlin annie

Teaches: Pole
 

Caitlin has been obsessed with pole since she first discovered it in 2012.  She loves the camaraderie of the pole community and seeing how the sport inspires people and transforms their confidence. 

She offers pole at all levels, in addition to Heels Flow classes which focus on the sensual dance element of pole, building the confidence and stamina to perform sassy, fiery choreographies.

Her students say her classes are " sassy,fun, energetic", "inclusive, encouraging and welcoming, always helping achieve more then they thought was  possible", "very exciting classes with the coolest tricks broken into  manageable steps by the best instructor", "extremely energetic and encouraging, a mood booster...I enjoy every minute of it, including the pain!"

(m) 07962 015294 | (e) Caitlin_bc@hotmail.co.uk

 

Qualifications

Pole (all levels) Spin City Instructor Training)- Essential Science of Heels (XPert Pole) - Anatomy and physiology (Spin City), Stretching and Flexibility for Pole and Aerial (Spin City), Strength and Conditioning (Spin City)

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frankie

Teaches: Pole
 

Frankie took her first pole class in 2016 and she was addicted from that moment on. 

She loves how supportive the pole community is and the effect it can have on peoples confidence and strength. 

 

Frankie has been teaching since June 2019, she has a background in dance and her favourite type of pole is spinny!

 

She feels very lucky to be able to do what she loves for a living and share the joy of pole with other people.

(m) 07508025496 | (e) frances.e.a.anderson@hotmail.com

 

 

 

 

Qualifications

Spin City Pole (beginners) - Dance BND -

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kate 

Teaches: Pole

Kate first started pole at UWE in 2021. She loved the pole so much that she reinstated the pole society as its president in 2022. Whilst at uni, Kate completed her Beginner’s Pole qualification and began teaching sessions on campus.

As an ex-performer, Kate loves the theatrics she can display through pole and hard-style dancing, including kips, flips and drops.

Her love of human biology brings an anatomical aspect to class to help students visualise their muscle movements during her sessions.

Kate is currently only qualified to teach beginner’s pole, but she hopes to expand into intermediate teaching very soon!

Qualifications

  Spin City Pole - Begiiners

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kassia

Teaches: Pole, Pole Flow

 

Kassia is a Sports Rehabilitator and pole dance coach. She is passionate about working with dancers to increase their strength and flexibility and reduce their risk of injuries.

 

 

 

hello@poledancing-therapist.com

                                       https://poledancing-therapist.com/

 

 

 

Pole Dance Certifications: beginner, intermediate and advanced

Sports Rehabilitation BSc (hons)
Level 5 Diploma in Sports & Remedial Massage
Level 4 Diploma in Holistic Massage
Medical Acupuncture

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Sam

Teaches: Pole

Sam has a background in multiple dance disciplines, from Ballet to Break Dancing.

 

He brings experience from these areas to his pole dance classes and helps his students build these important movement techniques… But no need to have any precious dance experience before you step in to his class!

(m) 07539 209633

 

 

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holly weare

Teaches: Beginner Pole

Holly has been captivated by the world of pole since 2018. As an avid weightlifter, she thrives on the adrenaline rush of power moves and the focus they demand.


Now, she’s on a mission to share her love for pole with others and offers a weekly beginner’s class on a Tuesday evening. You can expect fun vibes
and a safe space to try new things and make mistakes! 

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miss tee cakes

Teaches: Beginner/ Beginner progression Pole

Tee began her pole journey at university in 2018, and four years later graduated with a Masters in Mathematics - but it was pole that made the real impact! Since then, Tee has performed at events across the country including Boomtown Festival, Blackstage, and The Pxssy Parlour! Discovering heels was a game changer for Tee finding her style, and she takes a lot of inspiration from strippers who made pole dance what it is today. Tee loves to embrace her sensuality on stage and hopes to share this confidence with her students through her signature style and fluid combos


 

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rowen 

Teaches: Handstands

Rowen is a multidisciplinary performer and teacher who specialises in handbalancing.

These classes are suitable for beginners to intermediate, you'll learn hanstand conditioning alongside skills and shapes to add to your training.

Rowen has worked with companies across the UK such as Best of Cabaret, Netherlands National Circus, and on the West End.

He is founder of Grounded Circus and Queer as F*ck Cabaret, and creates a particularly welcome learning space for neurodivergent persons and queer people.

Come learn with him, come once or come every week! Join our lovely supportive handstand club!  

 

@rowen.circus

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nicole pearson

Teaches: Aerial Hoop, Silks

Nicole is an award winning aerial specialist who has performed as for two Cirque Du Soleil productions (duo corde lisse and solo aerial silks, OVO Japan tour / vertical chains, bungee trapeze on skates, aerial hoop, AXEL North American tour).

 

 She has also performed at worldwide at events for various Royal families; at high-scale corporate galas and launches (alongside such stars as Prince, Elton John, Seal and Katherine Jenkins); at festivals (Goodwood Festival of Speed, Glastonbury and the Henley Festival); on cruise ships (Costa Cruise Line); and in traditional circuses (Circus Flora, Circus Smirkus, the Zoppe Family Circus) and theatrical circus shows (Pendulum Aerial Dance).

(w) nicolepearson.co.uk | (e) info@nicolepearson.co.uk

 

 

 

Qualifications

Personal Trainer level 3 - XPert Pole Instructor levels 1 and 2 - ETM Level 2 - Gym Instructor level 2

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