Li Hewitt

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Li opened the first pole fitness studio in Ottawa 2008 – Ottawa Pole Fitness Inc. the trend grew quickly throughout the city. She enjoys the artistic aspect and loves the combination of fitness and creativity of pole dancing. Through her own experience of learning, training and teaching pole dancing, she believes that pole fitness is for everyone regardless of age, gender …

Michelle Cirullo

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Michelle Cirullo is the owner and main instructor at Pink Fitness in Moncton. This will be her 4th experience judging a CPFA sanctioned event, and is very honored to be selected for the National judging panel. She discovered pole fitness in 2008 while living in Orlando, Florida. Shortly there after she was exposed to the world of aerial arts and …

Tia Jackson

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From the age of 3, Tia has loved music and movement. As a child she was trained extensively in ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical,  acro and hip hop. She has competed in dance all across North America winning various awards and titles. Later  in life she found Brass Vixens and started taking pole dancing classes. Instantly she fell in love. After …

Dani Lee

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Dani Lee started pole dancing in 2009 at Brass Bombshells with no prior dance or gymnastics experience. Like many others, she was curious about pole dancing lessons when she was handed a flyer at her previous job and decided to enroll in the alternative fitness classes. She very quickly fell in love with the art of pole dancing and signed …

Mary Ellyn Weissman

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Mary Ellyn Weissman opened the first studio in the Chicago area, Empowerment Through Exotic Dance, Ltd., in 2005. She is also the organizer of the North American Pole Dance Championshipsâ and Convention, which began as the Midwest Pole Dance Competition in 2011 and is the organizer of Dance Wicked For A Week pole camp held bi-annually in Jamaica since 2009. …

Aryn Savard – Head Judge

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Aryn began her active life in many types of competitive athletics.  She earned a bachelor’s degree in  Exercise Physiology from Western Washington University and began her 15+ year career in fitness, instructing group fitness and personal training.  She also earned her certification through the American College of Sports Medicine. Aryn began pole in 2007.  Her background and years of experience …