InterPole


This class is taught by:

Chona R

Chona discovered pole dancing in 2006 and hasn’t looked back! She began instructing at Brass Vixens in 2007 and her love of pole led her to many other avenues of aerial fitness. She is passionate about all things aerial and constantly enhancing her skills by attending various pole camps across North America as well as workshops offered at the Pole Convention and Pole Expo. She is currently the Customer Service Specialist for the Pole Expo that takes place every September in Las Vegas. Along with her pole certifications from Brass Vixens, she has also received her pole dance instructor certificate through Pole Fitness Studio Las Vegas which is aligned with the Pole Fitness Association, her hoop certification from Hoopnotica (2010), a FlyGym aerial fitness certification (2013), ElevATED Pole Fitness Level 1 in NYC (2014), PFIC Lyra and Aerial Yoga Fitness 1 (2015) and in 2016 completed ElevATED Pole Fitness Level 2 in NYC as well as the Brass Vixens certification for teaching Intro to Lyra, Beginner Lyra and Lyra Conditioning.

Lady Kori

Born and raised in Montreal, Quebec, Kori received a multidisciplinary education in the arts including formal training in theatre, Classical and Jazz Ballet, West African, Modern and Contemporary dance.
Seeking a new mentally and physically inspiring challenge, Kori became a student at Brass Vixens and immediately fell in love with pole dancing!  Wanting to share that love and encourage others to discover the joys of the pole, she joined the Brass Vixens family as an administrator and instructor and is now manager of the Yonge Street studio.
Kori believes her years of training and professional performance experience in theatre and dance can inspire students to connect with their inner vixens and give expression to an authentic sensuality in a playful, inclusive and celebratory environment.
Kori is a certified instructor with Brass Vixens and has completed both Pole Fitness Level 1 & 2 certifications from ElevatED training in New York City.
 

Melissa G

Melissa was born and raised in Toronto and has been a member of Toronto’s pole dancing community for nearly a decade. Her diverse background includes several years of dance (ballet and jazz), gymnastics training and three university degrees (Political Science, Marketing and Education).
While pole dancing has only been practiced as a form of fitness and sport for a short while, Melissa was swinging on poles in the playground and on the subway since she was a kid. Her style of teaching can described as a combination of fun, sass and tough love. Melissa has trained with world class pole stars from around the world and is certified to teach all levels of pole, pole conditioning and aerial fitness.
When Melissa isn't teaching classes, you can find her sitting behind the desk as the Queen West studio manager. She has a true passion when it comes to teaching and hopes to share that with everyone.

Tia Jax

Tia has formal training in jazz, ballet, tap and acro dance. Her education includes the dance program at Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts and the commercial dance program at George Brown College. She was a competitive dancer for 12 years and began teaching her passion to children and older adults when she was 16 years old.
Tia’s journey in pole dance began at Brass Vixens where she has become a certified instructor teaching pole, flexibility, chair, floorwork and choreography classes. Tia developed the Flexy Vixens and Erotic Pole programs at Brass Vixens, teaches pole and flexibility instructor trainings and initiated the studio’s bi-monthly student showcases featuring performance troupes.
As a pole performer she has won 1st place in the amateur division of the 2014 Ontario Pole Fitness Championships, 2nd place in the erotic division in the North American Pole Dance Midwest Competition in Chicago and 1st place in the erotic division of the Great White North Pole Dance Competition in Hamilton. She has travelled to New York City, Los Angeles, Florida and Barcelona to train with various pole stars and plans to continue travelling, performing and competing in pursuit of her pole career.

Di Ana

Diana’s love for pole dancing began several years ago, after she attended her first pole teaser class. Since then, pole dancing has become one of her passions and it has been impossible for her to stay away! Constantly working to improve her skills, she has trained with international pole stars and continues to expand her aerial repertoire, exploring different apparatus such as silks. Through pole dancing, she has gained tremendous strength, flexibility, confidence and an extremely supportive pole family. In addition to pole, Diana also enjoys hot yoga and swimming. Diana has been a pole instructor for over 3 years and having recently joined the Brass Vixens team, teaches pole and flexibility classes at the Vaughan studio. She loves supporting and encouraging students to develop their strength and confidence in reaching their fitness goals.

Lee Sa

Lee Sa has been a certified personal trainer and fitness instructor for over 24 years. She began instructing pole dance over 11 years ago and most recently added lyra to her repertoire. Her passion for dance and fitness as a child has grown into her life long career. Lee Sa has won various fitness competitions including a PSO Dramatic Level 4 Masters in 2013. As a previous studio owner, she has successfully taught many women (and men) the art of pole dance and loves watching her students grow and achieve what they never thought possible. As a board member and master trainer for the Canadian Pole Fitness Association, she is very committed to the pole and aerial community. Lee Sa is very excited to be teaching pole, lyra, flexibility and conditioning classes at Brass Vixens.

Michymi N

Michymi is a designer and illustrator by trade but has always had a deep love for dance. She started pole dancing on a whim when a friend invited her to a free class in 2014 and she was completely hooked! With a dance background in ballet, jazz and modern dance, she took to it right away after getting bored at the gym! She loves that she can combine fitness and dance into one amazing workout. Inspired to become a teacher at Brass Vixens, Michymi completed her instructor certifications in pole, flexibility and floorwork. She is passionate and dedicated to teaching and empowering her students to embrace their bodies and improve their fitness, flexibility and strength and achieve their sexiness goals. She can't wait to meet you in class!
Get ready to defy gravity!
Improve your spins, perfect climbing and learn more challenging inversions.
 
Prerequisite: Must be able to do an inverted straddle and be comfortable with all the Pole Inversions curriculum.  Be sure to get permission from your instructor to join this class!

Upcoming classes:

  • Sat Nov 25 11:00 am - 11:55 am with Chona R
    at Queen Street West
  • Class Full
    Tue Nov 28 6:30 pm - 7:25 pm with Lady Kori
    at Yonge Street
  • Wed Nov 29 6:00 pm - 6:55 pm with Melissa G
    at Queen Street West
  • Wed Nov 29 7:00 pm - 7:55 pm with Chona R
    at Yonge Street
  • Thu Nov 30 7:30 pm - 8:25 pm with Tia Jax
    at Yonge Street
  • Thu Nov 30 8:00 pm - 8:55 pm with Di Ana
    at Vaughan
  • Thu Nov 30 8:00 pm - 8:55 pm with Lee Sa
    at Mississauga
  • Sat Dec 02 11:00 am - 11:55 am with Chona R
    at Queen Street West
  • Tue Dec 05 6:30 pm - 7:25 pm with Lady Kori
    at Yonge Street
  • Wed Dec 06 6:00 pm - 6:55 pm with Melissa G
    at Queen Street West
  • Wed Dec 06 7:00 pm - 7:55 pm with Chona R
    at Yonge Street
  • Thu Dec 07 7:30 pm - 8:25 pm with Tia Jax
    at Yonge Street
  • Thu Dec 07 8:00 pm - 8:55 pm with Di Ana
    at Vaughan
  • Thu Dec 07 8:00 pm - 8:55 pm with Lee Sa
    at Mississauga
  • Sat Dec 09 11:00 am - 11:55 am with Chona R
    at Queen Street West
  • Sat Dec 09 12:30 pm - 1:25 pm with Michymi N
    at Yonge Street
  • Tue Dec 12 6:30 pm - 7:25 pm with Lady Kori
    at Yonge Street
  • Wed Dec 13 6:00 pm - 6:55 pm with Melissa G
    at Queen Street West
  • Wed Dec 13 7:00 pm - 7:55 pm with Chona R
    at Yonge Street
  • Thu Dec 14 7:30 pm - 8:25 pm with Tia Jax
    at Yonge Street