Featured Pole Dancing Instructor Amanda Lewis from Bliss Dance.
Amanda Lewis is the owner of Bliss Dance Ltd in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, UK, she currently runs over 12 pole classes every week providing PDC Approved pole classes to her eager students.
Bliss Dance acquired its own studio in May 2011 and Amanda has been in the fitness industry since 2009 and found pole dancing the same year. Amanda is regularly trained by PDC Approved 4 star pole dancing instructor Lauren Red from Flight Fitness.
Amanda's Pole/Fitness CV:
BA Hons in Dance Practice and Performance
Level 3 Personal Trainer
Emergency First Aid
Nutrition and Weight Management Level 3
PDC Approved 3 star pole dancing instructor
Pole Passion Level 1 and 2 Pole Instructor
Spin City Pole Fitness Beginner Aerial Hoop
Bendy Kate - Feb 2012
Justine McLucas - April 2012
Becca Butcher - April 2012
Sarah Scott - August 2012
Daniel Rosen - March 2013
Bendy Kate - May 2013
Crystal Gibson - June 2013
Sarah Scott - August 2013
Amanda has been teaching pole since late 2009 and has been teaching group exercise classes since February 2009 in various health and fitness centres. Amanda is also a qualified fitness tutor.
Continued Professional Development:
Amanda will continue to have regular tuition with Lauren Red whilst hosting and attending masterclasses and workshops. Amanda has already competed in Emmas Pole Dancing Competition in the Advanced hoop category but intends to enter the Midlands Pole Championships in 2014.
Amanda commenced her pole dancing career in 2009, she said "I was already working in the fitness industry and heard of a friend trying it so went along to a class. I loved it and signed up to my instructor training straight away."
Amanda's current favourite pole dancing move is the Closed Allegra and her nemesis is the Shoulder Mount, she said "It just hurts!"
Pole - Quick Questions:
Funniest class moment? "Doing a pole dancing harlem shake."
Favourite type of pole to dance on? "45mm static."
Favourite music to dance to? "Songs from the musicals."
Spinning or Static? "Static"
Which pole dancers inspire you? "Sarah Scott, Bendy Kate, Lauren Red and Kirsty Griffths."
Do you plan to enter any pole dancing competitions? "Yes Midlands championships and UKPPC 2014."
What hobbies do you have aside from pole dancing? "Aerial Hoop, Walking and Fitness."
What are you pole dreams for the future? "To have the confidence to successfully enter a pole dancing competition and get through to the final"
To contact Amanda just visit the Bliss Dance Website.