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Meet your ShowPony Pole & Burlesque Team Instructors

Our experienced and talented ShowPony Pole & Burlesque instructors can't wait to  welcome you to our studio family! Our talented team has a true passion for dance and movement, and are committed to spreading their love for pole, burlesque and lyra with others. With instructors dedicated to each type of dance and skill level, we guuarentee you're in good hands!

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Dallas Dee

Head Pony - Pole Dance, Burlesque, Slings & Chair Dance

Dallas Dee is one of Australia’s top showgirls, having taught, danced, judged and competed on stages both nationally and internationally. Dallas is known for putting the SHOW in showgirl – with her routines comprising everything from powerhouse pole combos live bands, pyrotechnics, backup dancers and monumental glitter drops. Dallas also loves mentoring and teaching the next generation of upcoming ShowPonies at her studio and via workshops and also produces several shows/ showcases each year promoting new performers.

Chili Rox

Pole Dance

Chilli Rox has been voted Australia’s #1 most influential pole dancer, three years running. She is the choreographer for Miss Pole Dance Australia’s iconic opening numbers and emcee’s the event (as well as countless others throughout the pole year!). Chilli is one of Australia’s elite showgirls – having taught workshops, emceed and performed around the world in productions such as Pole Theatre UK. Chilli is known for her Aussie Showgirl dance style – ie. Hitting beats, Heels, Head rolls and SULTRY floorwork! She is the current Pole Theatre Australia – Comedy: Champion.

Have you heard of Pole Icon? If not, where have you been! Australia's newest pole dancing competition for the most ICONIC dancers created by Chilli! 

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Luna

Pole Dance, Floorwork, Contortion, Slings & Lyra

Luna is a Sydney-based pole and aerial performer and instructor, who is known for her flexy flows, spins and shapes. She has performed in Australia and overseas, on stages in Asia, Europe and even Russia. Luna has been teaching for 10 years and loves nothing more than helping her students grow and achieve their goals.

Luna is a national and international aerial CHAMPION! We are lucky to call her a ShowPony instructor! 

Nat (Ophelia)

Pilates, Pole Dance & Slings

Ophelia loves nothing more than supporting dancers in gaining more conscientious, fluid movement and increasing their range - so they can live their best flexy dancer dreams in a fun but safe way!

 

Ophelia has been teaching dance for 15+ years (ballet, jazz, contemporary) and teaching Pole dance & Silks for 8 years.  She doesn't quite have a favourite but loves anything that is sultry and slinky!

 

Ophelia is also a qualified remedial massage therapist and Pilates movement teacher (contemporary and classical) who dedicates her practice to educating and coaching Polers, Aerialist and dancers alike. When she's not teaching or treating you'll find her taking fun adventures with her husky, showgirling or nerding out on anatomy.

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Mel

Chair Dance & Beginner Pole 

Mel has been dancing for 8 years at ShowPony. She fell in love with pole and chair dancing and now has been teaching for the last 3 years.  She loves a dynamic routine with sexy flow and tricks! She will walk you through her routine, then get ready to let your sexy side out when the music comes on! 

Mel is also our studio manager, (MANY HATS!). You'll find her at the studio Mondays & Tuesdays and you will most likely chat to her if you have any questions about classes or your enrolments!

She's always happy to help you find the right class! 

Melanie

Pole Dance, Lyra & Stretch

Melainie is the brains behind one of the beaches cutest small businesses – Pepitas Ice Cream. You might have seen her cute mint green combi van driving up and down the place, serving up deliciousness! When she isn’t scooping out happiness, she is teaching pole, stretch and lyra at ShowPony! Mel is a supportive and bubbly teacher who will help you to achieve your pole, aerial and flex goals! Mel loves the community and friendships made at ShowPony and can’t wait to meet you and welcome you into the crew!

Mel is currently taking some time off with her baby boy, Aedan. She occasionally visits us to teach and dance with us! 

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Mini Monroe

Beginner Pole Dance & Burlesque

Mini Monroe is a blonde bombshell whose laugh is as iconic as her shows. She is known for her glam costumes in both pole and burlesque and loves a head roll (who wouldn’t with that mane?!). Mini is loved by all our students but is especially treasured by beginners as she is the best cheerleader and supporter of the SPPB newbies. She can’t wait to welcome you into our beginners pole and burlesque classes.

Mini is currently taking a break from regular teaching as her body is busy growing an extra mini bubba! We are so excited to meet the newest ShowPony in spring!

Randy

Pole Dance

Randy is a fun, supportive and outgoing pole dance instructor, with a strong background in HipHop. She has performed and competed across Australia and Internationally and loves choreographing and teaching cheeky, upbeat routines for her students. Randy’s most favourite thing is helping her students achieve their fitness goals (well… that and a sale on Spell!)

Randy has a little bubba, Max! The cutest little man! Randy is taking a break from teaches but you'll still find her in the studio! 

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Kel

Lyra

Kel is a skilled pole and aerial instructor who loves nothing more than making her students smile (and laugh!) She has a warm, outgoing personality and is infectiously positive and that brings out the absolute best in all she teaches and makes her a blast to be around! Kel is known for her amazing flexibility and beautiful lyrical dance style.

Anthea 

Heels 

Anthea has been dancing since she was young and studied full time after school at Brent St. She completed both the musical theatre course and contemporary course before furthering her studies at Millennium Dance Complex in LA. She has been teaching heels since 2018 and loves that the style is diverse and embraces a dancers sensuality, softness, strength and confidence within. While she enjoys all aspects of the style, she feels most at home during floor work and enjoys making beautiful leggy lines!

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Jess

Reception & ShowPony

Jess started her pole dancing journey with ShowPony almost 2 years ago and has been obsessed ever since! When she's not trying new tricks up the pole and dancing her heart out, you can find her friendly face behind the desk on Thursday nights to answer all your questions! Jess is passionate about the ShowPony community and loves to encourage everyone to be the badass they are.

Jet

Lyra

Jet is a talented pole and aerials performer who is known for her strong and dynamic tricks. We are worried that one day Jet will run off with the circus – but in the meantime, we are stoked she spends some of her evenings teaching lyra at ShowPony!

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Miss Eli Fury

Burlesque

Miss Eli Fury the firecracker of burlesque.  Owner of furious entertainment and producer and resident performer of the wildfire lounge cabarets. Performing all things sideshow and burlesque she has a dark and sexy style that always packs a punch.  She has performed on stages all around the world with Las Vegas being her second home. She is the headline artist with the touring Great Gatsby boat show and Something Wicked. 

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