Meet PDC Approved 3 star pole dancing instructor Caroline Hardinges.
Caroline is the principal instructor at Polepatations in Rainham, Kent, UK. Caroline's love of dance and performance started age 2 she began to take ballet lessons performing in the Canterbury carnival that same year.
Caroline continued to dance through Childhood and in to her teenage years, performing many times at the Marlowe Theatre Canterbury. Going on to complete 3 year performing arts training passing with Merit, then passing with Highly commended IDTA teacher of dance in 2003.
Throughout adult life Caroline has trained in many dance disciplines including Salsa, Modern and Belly Dance.It was through Belly dancing that Caroline discovered Burlesque and Miss Daisy Champagne was born (see picture right). Daisy Champagne trained intensively with some extremely well known names in the industry, this along with her flair for performance meant she soon became a well established international performer and teacher. Daisy was lucky enough to perform at some of the UK's most notable venues as well as securing 2 residencies at the notable venues, Volupte and Cellar Door.
It was at a Burlesque show in 2010 when Pole Dancing was discovered. Starting straight away in January 2011, Caroline's addiction quickly grew as well as her enthusiasm to share this amazing fitness/dance form/art with others. Caroline went on to gain her reps level 2 ETM, PDC Level 4 graded dancer and PDC Approved 3 star instructor and has loved teaching ever since firstly at Polevocative in Croydon , but now at her own school Polepatations pole & Bucksfizz Burlesque in Medway Kent.
Caroline continues to train with other instructors and well known pole names to ensure self development. She is an experienced teacher, performer and choreographer who brings empathy, energy, creative flair and fun to all classes/parties she teaches. Caroline was also the creator of sell-out show The Hop Garden Burlesque and Cabaret.
BTEC First Diploma Performing Arts
BTEC National Diploma Performing Arts
IDTA Teacher of Dance Freestyle Branch
ETM Level 2
PDC Level 4 Dancer
PDC 3 star approved instructor
PDC approved Grade assessor
First Aid for Sports
British Actors Equity