PDC Approved Pole dancing Instructor and Industry Pioneer Fawnia Dietrich.
Fawnia Mondey is firmly established as one of the world's most influential pole dancers and is a true industry pioneer. Fawnia was one of the first ever people to release a fitness based pole dancing DVD and she has been teaching pole dancing since 1994.
Fawnia runs her own studio, the Pole Fitness Studio, in Las Vegas, Nevada, US.
Check out Fawnia's amazing pole dancing CV.
AFAA Certified personal trainer, and certified in PiYo, iKick and Zumba.
F "I have been performing and teaching pole dancing since 1994. In 2003 I earned my personal trainers certification through BCRPA in British Columbia Canada. In 2012 I renewed my personal trainers certification, and in 2013 renewed my group fitness certification, both with AFAA in the United States. I am also certified in PiYo, iKick and Zumba.
In 2005 I wrote the Pole Dance Instructor Certification (PDIC), and soon after the Booty Camp Instructors Certification (BCIC)
With my PDIC training program I have certified 60 studios in the United States plus studios in Canada, Mexico, France, Germany, Argentina, Venezuela, Costa Rica and Hong Kong."
Membership of Professional Bodies:
Directors for the Pole Fitness Association (PFA)
Olympic committee member for the International Pole Sports Federation (IPSF) as an Elite Athlete with efforts towards the 2020 Olympic games.
Member of the Pole Dance Community, a PDC Approved instructor and a PDC Pioneer.
F"I began teaching pole dancing and floor work in Dec 1994. In 1998 I produced the world’s first instructional video on ‘how to pole dance,’ which was accessible to people across the globe. Since then I have produced seven instructional dance and fitness DVDs. I also offer pole dancing workshops at the University of Las Vegas (UNLV) and also give education lectures at UNLV's "Dance 103: Sex, Dance and Entertainment" class."
Student's pole dancing success:
F"I have help hundreds, if not thousands of women worldwide lose weight, build muscle, build self confidence and build a better life by introducing them to pole dancing as a form of fitness."
Winner 2011 Spy on Vegas Hot100 - Bikini
2nd Place 2009 Fitness America – Figure Short
2nd Place 2009 Canadian Fitness and Figure Nationals - Figure Medium
3rd Place 2008 Canadian Fitness and Figure Nationals - Figure Medium
1st Place 2007 Canadian Fitness and Figure Nationals - Figure Medium
1st Place 2006 Best Legs Las Vegas, Rainbow Bar & Grill
5th Place 2006 Emerald Cup Figure 5’3”- 5’4”
1st Place 2005 BC Championships – Figure Short
2005 NPC Pittsburgh Amateur & Pro Show – up to 5’4”
3rd Place 2005 Emerald Cup Figure 5’3” - 5’4”
9th place 2004 Canadian Nationals – Figure Medium
5th place 2003 Sophie’s Swimwear Pageant
2nd place 2003 BC Championships Figure – Figure Short
1st place 1999 Muscle & Fitness Mania Women's Lightweight Bodybuilding
1st place Miss Nude Internet 1999
3rd Miss Hawaiian Topic - British Columbia, Canada 97and 99
1st Miss Nude B.C. 95/96 (Dancing)
1st Miss Nude Western Canada 95/96 (Dancing)
1st North American Exotic Dance Champion (Dancing)
1st Canada's Rookie of the Year 95/96 (Dancing)
1st Canada's Western Champion 95/96 (Dancing)
1st Canada's Edmonton Champion 95/96 (Dancing)
1st Miss Nude Amateur World 95/96 (Dancing)
4th place 1994 BC Championships Freestyle Wrestling
Professional Pole Appearances:
2011 and 2012 “Dance Wicked for a Week” Teaching and performing in Jamaica.
F "I have worked as a respected judge for the Vertical Pole Challenge (reality television show) 2009, East Meets West Pole Events 2009, Ms. Georgia Pole 2010, The 2010 and 2011 World Pole Dance contest, 2011 Miss Pole Fitness Switzerland, 2012 National Aerial Pole Art, International Pole Dance Masters Cup 2012, and Pole Sports Organization (towards Olympics) 2012., Midwest Pole Championships 2012."
F "I have received sponsorship from Lil Mynx, X-Pole, Platinum Stages, Bad Kitty, Mika Wear, and Onzie."
Pole Dancing Promotions:
Owner and promoter of Pole Expo in Las Vegas, held annually every September.
F "I organize the Pole Expo in Las Vegas annually, starting in 2012 for Strides Las Vegas (fighting breast cancer).
Since 2009 every spring and fall Pole Fitness Studio hosts a recital for our members and friends, proceeds benefits Strides Las Vegas.
Life with Love February 2010 for the American Lung Association through Kees Camp in Iowa."
Publicity and media attention:
· Norwegian TV ”Golden Goal”, 2010 (Long version) (Short version)
· The Travel Channel "Indulgence." 2009
· The Craig Ferguson Show "Lap Dance Coupon" 2009
· KTNV Channel 13 News "Fitness During the Recession" 2009
· 702 TV "Highlights of the Las Vegas Valley." 2009
· The Players Network "Aerobic Fawnia at Pole Dancing Las Vegas!" 2008
· Raw Vegas Uncovered "Dirty Talk Uncensord" XXX101 2008
· Fox 5 THE MORE SHOW "Sex and the City and Pole Fitness Studio." 2008
· De Passadita on telemundo "Pole Dancing" 2007
· KVBC Channel 3 News "Unique Holiday Gifts" 2007
· KVBC Channel 3 News "Pole Dancing for Fitness" 2006
· Web 2 Television "Pole Dancing" 2006
· KTNV Channel 13 News "Pole Dancing for Fitness" (aired following the 2006 Super Bowl)
Magazines and Other Print Publications:
· Las Vegas Life Magazine January 2007 COVER
· Kerho from Finland Pole Dancing Feature February 2007
· LA Times Lap Dancing Lessons Liberate your Inner Hottie July 2007
· Las Vegas Weekly December 2006
· Vegas' Magazine BUZZ March 2006
· Private Dancer Magazine, March 2006 - COVER
· Jane Magazine - September 2003
· Times Colonist Victoria, BC Canada, January 2005
· Nanaimo News article, BC Canada, January 2005
Magazines and Calendars:
Private Dancer Magazine (COVER), Vegas Magazine, Las Vegas Life (COVER), Strip Las Vegas Magazine, Natural Bodybuilding & Fitness, Oxygen Magazine (Back Cover), Muscle Marketing USA (COVER), Pumped Action Wear clothing, Buds & Babes Calendar, Cardillo Weight Belts Calendar and Catalog, Playboy's Natural Beauties, Women of Vancouver Calendar, Drive Health & Fitness (COVER), Makes & Models' Magazine: Playboy Playmates Etc, Flex Magazine, Menz Magazine, Ultimate Athlete, Playboy's Lingerie, Malibu Body Wear, Ms. Fitness, Canadian Health & Fitness, Muscle Magazine International, Muscle & Fitness, Playboy's Blondes, Brunettes & Redheads, American Curves, Hardcore Muscle, Playboys Girls of Canada calendar, Double XL, Body Of Science (COVER), Fit Body, Ms. Bikini calendar, Unforforgettable Women calendar.
Pole Dancing Goals & Aspirations:
F "I am continuing my passion of sharing pole fitness with all those want to try.
Pole Expo in Las Vegas has been a wonderful experience to organize, and I plan on keeping it going annually every September. Moving Pole Sports into the 2020 Olympic Games."
The Pole Dance Community are proud to welcome Fawnia to our growing community and would like to thank her for inspiring so many pole dancers and for her continued contribution to the industry.