INSTRUCTORS

Angel

Located in the U.S.A.

angel@discoveriesdance.com

Angel is the founder of Discoveries Dance. She has a B.S. and an M.S. Degree in Education. She has worked as a certified professional educator for over 17 years. She is certified by both the American Council of Exercise (ACE) and the European Register of Exercise Professionals (EREPS) as a Group Fitness Instructor.  She recently became a National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Certified Corrective Exercise Specialist.  She is also an ACE and AFAA continuing education provider. She has a Pole Position Fitness and Yoga Fit Certificate. She is currently First Aid and CPR/AED Certified through the American Heart Association. She is a Pole Dance Community Level 4 instructor. Angel has been teaching group exercise classes since 2007 and has recently had the honor of judging several pole competitions. In addition to fitness, Angel is passionate about animal rescue and is a foster home for Dachshund Rescue of North America. Proceeds from the Discoveries Dance Program are donated to animal rescue, woman and children charities and the homeless.

Sonnie
Located in the U.S.A

TheSonnieSide@gmail.com

Allison "Sonnie" Boyson has a passion for helping others learn to be happier and healthier.  Finding a fun and effective workout can be difficult, so she strives to learn and share ways to do so.  She enjoys kickboxing and mixed martial arts, and taught that for 6 years.  In mid 2011 she found Pole Fitness and aerial arts (Lyra, Silks, Acroyoga, etc.).  As such a fun and very effective workout, she quickly found herself including and informally training friends.  In early 2013 she acquired her Discoveries Dance Pole Instructor Certification and has been teaching pole fitness, flexibility, strength, and levels 1 through 5 ever since.  To encourage those who want to perform she coordinated and ran the 2014 Inner Diva Studios Spring Showcase. She has been in several competitions; Miss Texas Pole Star 2012 Fitness division and 2013 Professional Finalist, in 2013 she also competed Pro level in Miss Galveston, and Capitol of Texas where she won "Trickster" and "Crowd Favorite" and where she competed again in 2014.  She is also CPR/AED, First Aid, and AFAA Group Fitness certified.

Tammy

Located in the U.S.A.

tammy@apolenewyou.info

Tammy is the founder and co-owner of A Pole New You. She has a B.S. degree in Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance with a dance minor, and a health fitness concentration. She has studied and taught various forms of dance including ballet, modern, jazz, lyrical, and hip hop, as well as gymnastics and aerobics. Tammy is a former Washington Wizards Dancer, and has worked independently as a choreographer and dance instructor. She proudly served as Phoenix Kazree's manager for several years. She has also coached an award winning co-ed cheerleading team, incorporating advanced gymnastics and stunts. Tammy is certified through the state of Maryland to teach K-12 Health, Physical Education and Dance. She has over 17 years experience teaching health, fitness, aerobics, dance and physical education in the public school system. She has been a Certified Lay Responder First Aid and CPR/AED Instructor through the American Red Cross. She is currently First Aid/CPR/AED Certified through the Red Cross, and is a licensed Zumba Basic Instructor. Tammy is a PDC Approved Instructor and PDC Authorized Grading Assessor.

Wilson
Located in Columbia,
South America

wilsonalexandermejia@hotmail.com

Wilson Alexander Mejia is an artistic gymnast with 20 years of experience as an athlete and coach. He specializes in contemporary circus techniques, aerial dance in fabric and pole dance. He has a high level of experience and performs at national and international levels. He earned the title of Miss Pole Dance Medellín 2011 at Miss Pole Dance in Colombia 2011. Wilson was champion Pole Art in the International Pole Championship Hong Kong 2012 and won the title of Pole Idol of the International pole Championship Hong Kong 2012. He was a finalist at the International Masters Cup in Los Ángeles 2012.  Wilson is proud to be the first runner up at the World Pole Cup 2014 in Rio de Janiero.

Español: Wilson Alexander Mejía es un gimnasta artístico con 20 años de experiencia como atleta y entrenador. Se ha especializado en técnicas de circo contemporáneo, danza aérea en tela y pole dance. Cuenta con experiencia y performances a nivel nacional e internacional. A tenido participaciones Miss Pole Dance Medellín 2011, en Miss Pole Dance en Colombia 2011. Wilson fue campeón Pole Art en el International Pole Championship de Hong Kong 2012. También gano el título de Pole Idol del International pole Championship Hong Kong 2012. Fue finalista en el International Masters Cup en Los Ángeles 2012.  Wilson se enorgullece de ser la primera finalista en el Polo Copa del Mundo de 2014 en Río de Janeiro.

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  • To take this course, you should have wide knowledge of pole moves and currently be working near or at an advanced level
     

  • Trainings are sixteen hours over two days
     

  • Receive your Certificate of Completion after passing your post-training written and practical exam
     

  • Bring home our extensive training manual
     

  • Earn 1.6 ACE CECs or 15 AFAA CECs!
     

  • Approved by ACE, AFAA, the PFA and the PDC!
     

  • ACE approved Home study course available​
     

  • Live trainings available internationally
     

  • As always, our course is provided in a professional, loving, supportive and non- judgmental atmosphere for new as well as seasoned teachers!

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