Studio Manager

I was never a fan of the gym and so started pole dancing and after my first lesson at Vertical Vixen way back in 2006 I was hooked. I have been Poling for many years and now manage the Northriding studio. I love to see new students come in and blossom with confidence as they…

Lerato always loved the idea of an alternative form of fitness, with this in mind she tried a variety of exercises. She came across pole dancing one day and now she doesn’t quite remember her life before that… Lerato started poling about 4yrs ago and it has opened her up to a whole new journey…

Meghann

Instructor

HR consultant by day, Pole Trainer by night. Meghann fell in love with pole almost 4 ½ years ago, and being a trainer has made her love for the sport grow more and more after each class. For Meghann, being a trainer is more than just training clients for an hour, its seeing her class…

Instructor

Debbie started pole dancing at the end of 2014. It quickly become her main form of exercise. The pole studio is her “happy place”. When she isn’t exercising or teaching she is looking after her family and running a small business from home. Debbie is a qualified Aerial Yoga and  Vinyasa Yoga teacher and loves …

Claudia

Instructor

Claudia started her dance career at age 5, practicing various genres and matriculating in ballet at art school. She went on to study musical theatre, increasing her dance vocabulary to include her preferred styles of jazz and contemporary. For many years she worked in the entertainment industry as a singer, dancer, actor and voice artist,…

Katya discovered pole dancing in 2015 and was hooked after her first week! Kat is also qualified personal trainer, for 7 years. Helping people grow and find self love through physical activity is her passion. When Katya is not teaching pole classes at Vertical Vixen you can find her preparing for pole competitions or getting…

Founder of Vertical Vixen

Julie is the founder of Vertical Vixen, co-founder of the Pole Sports Federation of South Africa and owner of the brand Aerial Yoga. Julie started her career in fitness in 2005. On returning from the UK she signed up for pole dance and Bikram yoga classes hoping to shed some unwanted weight gained during her…