Megan Lee

Owner

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

Owner

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 [. . .]

Becky Sebo

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

Pole Instructor

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 […]

Meghan Sturges

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 […]

Stephanie Shoop

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 Bender

Pole Instructor

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 [. . .]

Alexa Ewan

Pole Instructor

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 [ . . . ]

Carissa Stefancin

Pole Instructor

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 [ . . . ]

Ashley Savoy

Pole Instructor

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 [ . . . ]

Madalyn Boyert

Pole Instructor

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 [ . . . ]

Alexa Green

Front Desk & Pole Instructor

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 [ . . . ]

Amanda

Front Desk

Amanda has worked reception since 2009 and is Ecole De Pole Cleveland’s first ever outside hire. After spending a year as a stay-at-home mom with four kids, two dogs, five snakes, and three lizards, Amanda needed something to get her out of the house, and wanted to work for a business that valued her skill set and stimulated her. She was hoping to find [ . . . ]

Bekah Lee

Pole Instructor & Front Desk

After years of her sister Megan asking, Bekah finally began her pole journey in late September of 2020. She immediately became obsessed and bought her at home pole within a month of starting classes at EDP. She loves how strong and expressive pole makes her feel. Bekah is certified in Pole Beginner and Elementary and can’t wait to start teaching regularly!

Emily Krueger

Pole Instructor

Emily’s pole journey began in 2017 and was inspired by lifelong involvement in competitive dance, cheer leading, gymnastics, and a myriad of sports. She received her Bachelor’s in Movement Science at the University of Michigan and is always seeking to incorporate physical activity in her life in a way that is fun, sustainable, and gives her [ . . . ]

Emily Pennington

Front Desk & Pole Instructor

Emily has been active in sports most of her life. Through high school and college, she played competitive volleyball and practiced yoga regularly. After several knee injuries, Emily struggled to get back in the gym but knew she wanted a workout where she could incorporate her physical strength and love for choreo. She had been [ . . . ]