Leah attended her first pole class on a whim and has been hooked ever since. She joined the Aerial Dance team in 2011 and now holds multiple fitness certifications including: a Group Fitness Certification through AFAA; beginner and intermediate pole instruction certifications through ETEDance; Biomechanics and Safety for Aerial Fitness through O.C. Pole AV; and numerous certifications from Aerial Dance.
Meegan is a competitive runner who appreciates the upper body strength and core workout Aerial Dance has to offer. Meegan took her first spin back in 2012 and quickly earned her group fitness certification through AFAA as well as numerous other certifications from OC Pole AV and Aerial Dance. When Meegan is not at the studio you may find her teaching in a local elementary school or chasing after her two young boys at home.
Niki attended her first pole class in early 2013, when she finally got up the courage after months of driving past the studio. She fell in love with the sport of pole and the unique, fun, and welcoming atmosphere of Aerial Dance Pole Exercise LLC. She holds a Group Fitness Certification through Aerobics and Fitness Association of America, level one and two Aerial Yoga certifications through Flying Buddha Fitness, and multiple pole certifications through Aerial Dance Pole Fitness LLC. In addition to instructing at Aerial Dance, Niki is a teacher and enjoys sharing her love of art with her students in local schools.
Paige took up pole in 2013 after years of dreading a workout at a regular gym. She has always loved to dance, and quickly found her perfect match in the supportive environment at Aerial Dance! After deciding to become an instructor, Paige has completed certifications in group fitness through the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America, OC Pole AV, and Aerial Dance.
Kim took her first pole class in early 2014 after hearing about it from an acquaintance, and never looked back. With an extensive background in both dance and competitive cheerleading, pole gave her a way to work out that was challenging, and that she was excited about doing again! She instantly loved being at the studio and the positive atmosphere created. Kim holds multiple Aerial Dance teaching certification and is completing her Group Fitness Certification through AFAA. In addition to teaching at Aerial Dance, Kim is a science teacher who loves performing experiments with her students at a local high school.
Olivia has been dancing for 13 years and graduated with a Bachelors of Fine Art in Performance and Choreography from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2016. She also has an extensive fitness background with 5 years of personal training experience and loves teaching. She always wanted to be a part of the aerial arts but was not near any type of facility until she moved to Appleton and found Aerial Dance Pole Exercise LLC and is never turning back!
Lynn took her first pole class in fall of 2015 and fell in love with Aerial Dance. With an extensive dance background in ballet, tap, jazz, pointe, and competitive ballroom dancing; Aerial Dance was the perfect fit. The aerial arts combines strength, grace, and elegance to create beautiful shapes and lines, fitting perfectly into her style. She has a Group Fitness Certification through AFAA. In addition to teaching at Aerial Dance, Lynn is a manager at a fortune 500 company. When she is not working or on the dance floor, you will find Lynn with her family or in her flower beds.