Meg discovered pole in July of 2015, after many years of trying different sports and fitness regimes with no lasting interest. It took almost no time for the hobby to become a passion; she immediately bought her home pole and began learning tricks through Instagram and YouTube. Training upwards of 30+ hours a week, she began teaching group classes and [. . .]
Rachel Yacobucci Becerra
Rachel began pole classes in 2015. Initially as a pole fitness student, Rachel excelled in daring tricks and drops that many other students were too wary to try. She grew so quickly in skill that she was made an instructor after less than a year, and taught beginner through advanced classes, always being sure to exhibit a demeanor of warm confidence and [. . .]
Studio Manager & Pole Instructor
Becky Sebo has been dancing since the age of 11 but was introduced to the pole in 2016. While completing her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance from Ohio University, an injury changed her career path from choreography to social media management. Pole fitness sparked her interest as a way to dance, stay healthy and maintain her drive for movement while avoiding […]
Eva began her pole journey in 2015 and was, like so many others, addicted after her very first class. Eva was initially drawn to pole because of its ability to marry power, strength, beauty, art, and sensuality. Those mix of forces kept Eva coming back for more, as she was always thirsty for another move, another project to play with and perfect. From pole […]
Aerial Yoga Instructor
Meghan received her 200 RYT at Chagrin Yoga in 2013 and has been teaching and growing in the practice ever since. Her favorite yoga classes to lead are power classes; she loves the challenge power provides her students, but also likes to be able to offer all levels modifications and hands-on assistance to each individual. Meghan has taught many different workshops in the past including inversions […]
Aerial Yoga Instructor
Stephanie Shoop started doing aerial yoga almost two years ago on a whim – a friend suggested taking a class and (luckily), Stephanie reluctantly agreed. She developed a passion for flying in the air and went on to become certified as a teacher in Aerial Yoga, fitness and tricks through Emily Mariola. Outside of aerial yoga, Stephanie is a resident physician in Family Medicine and hopes to own her own practice and [. . .]
Hannah was a volleyball player for ten years, but struggled to find a fun workout after she graduated and experienced two separate knee injuries. In January 2017, she took her first pole class and fell in love. Hannah was unable to get enough of her new passion and bought a home pole after one month of classes. Pole dance has not only brought a healthy workout into her life, but a great community and [. . .]
Pole Instructor & Front Desk
Brittany has been dancing since she was 6 years old. She has participated in competition dance, musical theater, and dance fitness over the years. Brittany received her certification in Zumba in 2013 and continued teaching through 2016. Brittany also danced/cheered professionally for organizations in the NBA, AHL, and AFL from 2014 to 2018. She had not been able to find anything to satisfy [. . .]
Pole Instructor & Front Desk
Brandy has been dancing since age 3 and has a varied background, from classical ballet and jazz through contemporary salsa. She took up pole regularly 1 year ago and has been hooked ever since! Brandy has been a fitness and dance instructor for over 10 years, and is currently certified as a PiYo and Beginner Pole Instructor. Currently, Brandy resides in University Heights with her husband and their cat and dog.
Ashley has been active in sports her entire life, competing in basketball, swimming, softball and collegiate level track and field as a hurdler. Continuing still, she always wanted to try a pole class. Finally in January 2020 she did and has loved it ever since. Pole dance has opened her eyes to a new community where she’s learned so many things about the pole world. Ashley is Ecole de Pole Beginner/Elementary Certified. The beauty of pole keeps Ashley coming back for more.
Madalyn has been on her pole journey for quite some time now and is certified in Beginner/Elementary Pole. She fell in love with pole because it has taught her self confidence while challenging her to become stronger. She has taught exotic and floorwork over the last four years and it has truly made her appreciate women finding confidence and self-love. When she isn’t on the pole, she loves to practice lyra. Although suffering from a years-long shoulder injury, Madalyn refuses to let it limit her, and she would love the opportunity to teach others with limitations that nothing can stop you. Be prepared to heel clack, get slithery, and let out your most sexy self in her classes. She can’t wait to meet you!
Alexa’s passion for the art of movement began at age 7 when she was introduced to the fun of musical theatre. By age 10, she became immersed in ballet, tap, jazz, pointe, and modern dance through her school’s immersion arts program. Her long-lasting interest in dance led her to discovering pole fitness in January of 2021, and immediately fell in love with the unique craft. When she’s not at the studio, you can find her hiking, enjoying true crime podcasts, reading, or strength training!
Alexa Ewan began dance classes at 3 years old in Knoxville, TN. She regularly took dance classes and performed until she was 16 when she began competing in rock climbing. After college, she moved to Cleveland to teach at a local public Montessori school and was looking for a new creative and athletic outlet. She found pole at Ecole De Pole Cleveland in July of 2019 and has not looked back. Pole was the perfect combination of grace and strength. Alexa took Becky’s choreography classes almost every week and was so inspired that she began crafting her own routines during open pole. Alexa is certified in Beginner and Elementary Pole, and she is excited to share her choreography creations with you!
Carissa was first introduced to pole in 2012 and was immediately enamored. With minimal dance background but a strong lifelong interest in gymnastics, Carissa was excited to discover a passion that combined dance and fitness. As she began her beginner classes, she realized pole was not only increasing her strength and flexibility, but also strengthening her connection to others and, most importantly, herself. Pole gave Carissa the gift of self-confidence, creativity, and emotional awareness, which is how a hobby turned into an obsession. Carissa loves spinning pole movement and floor work and is certified in Pole Beginner through Advanced. She also works full time in the education field.