Amy has been dancing all her life but discovered pole dancing a few years ago, after she took her first class and it changed her life.
In her first class she felt like she was having fun and dancing with friends rather than working out. She became certified to teach pole at Pole Fitness Studio in Las Vegas by Fawnia Dietrich, the world's first pole teacher and pioneer of the pole fitness industry.
Amy's background in dance includes ballet, jazz, gymnastics, and many years of cheerleading, most recently in the LA Fearleaders (official cheerleaders for the LA DerbyDolls).
Amy loves teaching beginners and helping new students discover their own strengths.
Elena started pole dancing in Russia and has become a competitive pole dancer and teacher for the past 6 years. She prefers spinning pole and tricks based on flexibility, with great attention to clean lines and choreography with a pole. She started dancing at the age of 10 with jazz, Russian folk dance, hip-hop and jazz-funk. She truly enjoys teaching, and loves seeing the progress of her students and feels proud watching them perform. Elena won 3rd place in the Pacific Pole Championship, professional division in 2014. In October 2013, she became an International Pole Dance judge by IPSF (International Pole Sport Federation in London). Other titles Elena won:
1st Place, Miss Pole Dance Siberia, artistic professional 2011 and 2012
3rd Place Russian National Championship - Miss & Mister Pole Dance Russia, artistic, St. Petersburg 2011
European Pole Dance Championship, Finalist, (6 place), artistic, Moscow 2011
Dawn's passion for artistic athletics was sparked at a young age while training as a competitive figure skater. She placed fourth at the inaugural State Games of America before hanging up her skates to study at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in NYC. She trained in musical theatre and dance under Broadway performers Elaine Petricoff and Lindsay Chambers before studying in Cambridge as a part of the Moscow Art Theatre Stanislavsky School. There she studied stage movement under one of the most famous movement coaches in Russia, Andrei Droznin, and soon became enamored the elements of stage, circus and acrobatics including locomotor skills and slow motion technique. She has performed all over the country, a few of her favorite credits include Marian the Librarian in Meredith Willson's The Music Man, Mollie Ralston in Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap, both Helena and Sofia in Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya and Ophelia in Shakespeare's Hamlet. She fell in love with the aerial arts in southern California and has trained in aerial silks, hoop, hammock and cube, as well as well workshops for Spanish web, flying trapeze, cyr wheel, harness flying and net. She has spent the past year training in Christopher Harrison's AntiGravity aerial techniques and is currently a nationally certified AntiGravity instructor in AG Fundamentals, AG Aerial Yoga and AG Suspension Fitness.
Kelsea grew up in Oregon, she has a background in ballet and theatre. She studied theatre at Portland state university and started pole dancing two and a half years ago in Portland, OR, and continued her training her in LA. She has taken an interest in silks and Lyra and love the aerial world. She has been dancing in strip clubs for two years, and currently work at Cheetahs. She is very excited to bring her lap dance background to Infit.
Vie went to performing arts school and grew up performing in musical theater productions. She has studied ballet, jazz, and hip hop at renowned LA dance studios such as the Millenium Dance Complex and the EDGE. Although she spent most of her professional career touring the world as a background singer/musician for major label artists, dance has always been a part of her performance repertoire and she has choreographed dance pieces for the stage and videos. After flirting with pole dancing off and on since 2011, Vie started taking pole dancing seriously in 2014 and has been an obsessed and devoted member of inFit since 2015. She has performed in professional pole dance videos with international pole champion Elena Anischenko and loves teaching at inFit. She adores her students and appreciates their willingness to challenge their bodies and minds and express themselves artistically with dance!
Amanda’s lifelong dream of being a Cirque du Soleil came true in 2006 after a lifetime of preparation. She has extensive training in pole, silks, cerceau, trapeze, harness, bungee, duo trapeze (base), spanish web, ballet, en pointe, jazz, commercial hip hop, tap, adage, lyrical and on top of all that, a personal training certification! Fresh out of Cirque and ready to move on to the next phase of her life, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue dreams in the entertainment business!
Anna began pole dancing in 2012 and currently teaches and trains in Los Angeles, California. This year she placed 2nd at the PCS Arnold National Championships, 3rd at the NAPDC National Championships and in August placed 1st in the PSO National women's pro Championships. Anna is excited to share her passion and love for the art of pole, and more importantly she knows how to make it work for each student individually.
Noelle Frances discovered pole in 2014 and after building her strength, fell in love with the Lyra. She brings sultry aspect to her performances that set her apart from other aerial performers and you can catch her spreading the gospel of sexy flexibility at a number of studios in Los Angeles. She is one half of the Performance collective Wicked Woman and with her partner, Kelsea Alabama, she produces and performs TWO shows per month, Silent Femmes and Wicked Woman Picture Show, at El Cid.
Having always had a passion for unconventional fitness, Emily started training in Chinese acrobatics and vinyasa yoga in 2007. Her conditioning included static trapeze, silks, hoop diving, rope spinning, unicycling, counterbalancing and rola bola. In 2014 she was introduced to aerial pole and immediately fell in love. She continues her journey today, sharing her enthusiasm and experience with others.
Chris Sea started pole dancing in 2012 and fell in love with the art of dance and storytelling. She found herself drawn to contemporary pole dance and the emotional, soulful origins of dance movements. Chris Sea is a pole choreographer, instructor, and competition coach. She has choreographed numerous winning pole pieces through the years for both amateur and professional level competitors. She's judged various competitions and has taught her workshops all over the U.S. She poles and trains with her little Maltese pup Bosco, who also performs circus tricks with her. She also owns The BossLife Photography which specializes in dance photography. She is excited to share her love for dance and the arts with students.
Michelle Anderson has been involved in gymnastics and dance since she was 7 years old. Her extensive background training with rhythmic gymnastics, contortion, hip-hop dance, pilates, barre method, and weight lifting has appealed to the TV/film and fitness industry across the world. In 2004 she was one of the principal dancers on Soul Train and since then has appeared in numerous music videos and national commercial spots as a dancer. Michelle has also contributed to the fitness industry as a fitness spokeswoman. She has worked for companies such as Muscle Tech, Vitamin Shoppe, and SAN, for major events such as Arnold Classic and Olympia. Michelle is also a 3-time first place winner of the national Hawaiian Tropics competition. She is currently the Pole World News Host, continuously traveling, interviewing and meeting all the new and known faces of the pole world profession. She's excited to be a part of the inFit team, bringing her passion and well-rounded knowledge of fitness and dance -- whether it's flexibility, rhythmic gymnastics, contortion, pole, or just a nice, fit beach body the clients are looking for.
Tamysen trained 3 years in Vertical Dance and Hoop Dance and is classically-trained in ballet. Certified licensed practitioner of 'yoga for the special child' . Certified "Flirty Girl Fitness" and recently trained in Qignition's QiDance. Personal assistant to the king of the universe extraordinary cook of all things green! (Excluding frogs). Performed with Arizona's Classical Theater and the World's Best Shakespeare Company, as well as too many musical theater performances to name.