London UK native, Lucy has maintained a strong connection to health and fitness through out her life. As a child, she was a dedicated gymnast and progressed to coaching the Elite Squad. Growing out of the the gym club in her early twenties Lucy transitioned to dance. It was during this time she discovered Pole Dance, a perfect fit for her acrobatics and passion for expression. Whilst living in London, Lucy trained at a number of Pole studios before moving to the USA in 2011 where she opened the first professional Pole Studio in Northeast Pennsylvania. Pole Dance Fitness was a dream come true, Lucy built a strong community of dedicated students and instructors. She hosted recitals, fundraisers and many other group centered events. This experience set the foundation for her new home at Tribe!
Lucy specializes in Strength Training, Flexibility, Choreography, Barre, Yoga and Pole Fitness to high level intermediate. Her classes will challenge you and encourage your playful silly side to shine through.
3rd Place SPC 2016 Level 4 Championship
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Britt discovered the power of movement at a very young age. Over the years, she has passionately explored many forms of movement including Pilates, yoga, Kettlebell training, rock climbing and calisthenics. Although she has always been fascinated by the art of dance, Britt did not have the opportunity to take dance classes as a child and spent years telling herself it was too late to become a dancer. However, during a time of anxiety and depression, she found power and healing from moving to music.
After beginning pole dance classes, she soon fell in love with the way pole combines strength and power with sensuality and fluidity. This former shy girl stepped onto the stage and performed pole dance for the first time in June of 2016. Her style of movement is sensual and intense, yet playful and light. When Britt dances, she does so with her entire being, expressing what is beyond words...and of course, throwing in the occasional twerk.
4th Place SPC 2016 Level 2 Dramatic
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Kristi has immersed herself in a lifetime of dance and performance art. She has studied a myriad of movement forms from ballet, bellydance, and classical temple dances to flamenco, chi-kung, and afro-brazilian. She has also fallen in love with pole dancing. She feels as if her spirit takes flight through the spins and graceful movements executed in pole dance. She also feels empowered through this very athletic movement form. Kristi is excited to share this sensuous, strengthening, and freeing dance form with her students.
Dana came to dance later in life. As a young girl she was told she was not athletic, and she believed that for years, thinking that dance was only for people with "natural" talent. While exercise was enjoyable, it never satisfied her deeper yearning for self-expression. After 10 years of being constrained in the repetitive motions of yoga and the belief that she was "not a dancer," she began taking pole dance lessons at S Factor in Chicago. This was a place where she could safely express her femininity through movement, and she began to realize that everyone, even she, is a dancer. For Dana, pole dance is an exhilarating blend of athleticism, grace, and self-expression.
Dana is trained in massage therapy, yoga, traumatic release, and holistic nutrition. She has explored a variety of movement modalities, from the challenging demands of Crossfit and rock climbing, to the subtle energetics of Tai Chi and Feldenkrais. She loves to study the neurophysiological and psychological effects of motor learning (the acquisition of new skills) and believes that pole dance is a perfect blend of the masculine and feminine within each of us.
Dreamy and captivating in her style, Danielle is a dancer to her very core. Her movements are intoxicating, inspiring those who watch to simply be in that moment there with her. Danielle dances as an extension of the sacred feminine – sensual, purposeful, unapologetic and powerful.
Her love of movement was sparked at a young age through ballet and many types of sports, although dancing is something she has always come back to throughout her life. She spent many years studying flow arts, hula hooping and fire dancing, which led her to start performing at various events professionally since 2011.
For Danielle, pole dancing inspires a new type of body movement through sensuality and strength, but also allows her to get into a ‘flow’ state as with flow arts. To her, pole dancing represents a pillar of creativity from which you can see many types of dancing styles come alive.
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Deiah’s love and passion for pole was born in July of 2015. All it took was one introduction class and she was hooked! Deiah has been dancing for as long as she can remember but only began to find confidence in movement within the last few years. She loves how pole allows her to move and enjoy her body, no matter its current size or shape! Deiah is inspired by the amazing and diverse women in her life and is passionate about creating a community for women that inspires them to be their best self. Deiah has an interest in dance therapy and ways to implement movement as a modality for healing and growth.
By day, Deiah is an event coordinator and she holds two undergraduate degrees (English and Hospitality Management) as well as her MBA. In her free time Deiah enjoys photography and playing with her two dogs!
1st Place SPC 2016 Level 1 Dramatic
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