Meet Alex

Caricature of The Pole Hub instructor Alex P

Age:

37

Hobbies:

Performing arts, art, horse riding and history documentaries

3 fun facts:

  1. 1. I grew up in the Middle East
  2. 2. I danced with girls aloud and the Sugababes
  3. 3. I have an irrational phobia of Sellotape and stickers

1. What is your day job?

Pilates, dance and fitness instructor, instructor trainer, sports/ massage therapist and trainer, movement correction therapist, health coach

2. What made you get into pole?

I wanted a challenge after retiring from professional dance

3. What do you enjoy most about pole?

I like that it’s mind over matter. So it makes you stronger mentally as well as physically

4. What is your favourite part about teaching?

I love seeing people gain confidence and having fun!

5. What is your nemesis pole move?

All things shouldermounting

6. What is your 2020 pole goal?

To become a shouldermount expert and do some spinny pole

7. What is your favourite element of pole?

Love spin combos and flexibility based tricks

The Pole Hub instructor Alex P holding a pose on a pole
The Pole Hub instructor Alex P holding a pose The Pole Hub instructor Alex P holding a pose on a pole The Pole Hub instructor Alex P holding a pose on a beach

Qualifications

  • BA hons Dance and Performing Arts
  • Graduate teacher programme (Qualified teacher status) secondary drama, dance, PE
  • Level 3 Certificate Pilates Mat Work
  • Level 4 Certificate Advanced Mat Work Pilates Practitioner (Pre and Post Natal Exercise, GP referral, therapy exercise, L4 Anatomy & Physiology, Advanced Mat Work)
  • Level 3 Sports Massage Therapy
  • Level 2 RFU Intermediate Care in Sport
  • Barre Instructor
  • Training Trainers in Fitness Education
  • Level 2 Exercise to Music
  • Beginner and Intermediate Pole Studio Instructor

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