The team

Certified, competent and professional instructors

Meet our team of competent instructors. Due to their different and relevant backgrounds within e.g.  the fitness, dance – or gymnastics world, you are ensured a versatile and qualified tuition with us, where you will be inspired and motivated to try a variety of different approaches to the training and experience the joy of different styles.

Marie is the owner and founder of ElitePole and has many years of experience as an instructor, studio owner and performer. Marie also competes nationally and internationally on a professional level and has won several competitions in Denmark and abroad (Read more under "Competition results"). Marie has taken a bachelor degree in teaching and nursery in 2011, has studied anatomy and physiology at the Fitness Institute and is an internationally certified pole fitness instructor level 1+2 and level 3+4 through the Xpert professional training program. Marie is also an educated Hatha yoga instructor from DGI (Danish Gymnastics and Sports Association) and has subsequently taken a secondary education by DGI "Hands on". Marie is also a certified twerk instructor by Gal BePole from Israel. To Marie it is very important to continually evolve as an instructor as well as a performer and for that reason, she regularly participates in workshops, new courses and travels abroad to gather inspiration, new knowledge and to keep herself up to date on the topic and continually challenge herself.
Sprog: Dansk, engelsk

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Marie Kolstrup

Mille has a great deal of experience in the fitness industry as well as an instructor and has previously been a manager at a fitness center. Mille is an educated fitness instructor, spinning instructor, B-kick instructor, Bodyfit instructor, Quick rope skipping instructor as well as cardio & strength instructor. In addition, Mille is an internationally certified Xpert pole fitness instructor level 1+2 and level 3+4 and a highly experienced and competent instructor with a fantastic energy and very committed. Mille has a focus is on strength building exercises and the technical details, and she is definitely one our experts when it comes to strength training, injury prevention, and fitness related questions.
Sprog: dansk, engelsk

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Mille Voiner

Rikke has been dancing since childhood and is an internationally certified Xpert pole dance instructor level 1+2 at ’Body & Pole’ in NY. Rikke has also danced at “Broadway Dance Center” in NY under tuition from the previous choreographer and dancer for Britney Spears. On Broad Way Dance Center the daily routine consisted of hard and disciplined ballet training, contemporary dance, hip/hop and jazz, with some of New Yorks best instructors and dancers. Rikke has also studied anatomy and physiology and has a huge amount of experience in with shows, choreographies and as an instructor. Rikke's classes are influenced by her background as a dancer, and she has a great attention to details, elegance and sensuality. You will experience Rikke as a positive and ambitious instructor, who emphasizes that pole dance should be a beautiful unity of dance, floorwork, and tricks. In her daily life, Rikke studies psychology at the University of Copenhagen.
Sprog: dansk, engelsk

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Rikke Weppler

Peter is an experienced pole instructor and competition swimming instructor, which Peter has teached in the last 13 years. Peter is a competition swimmer himself, and has won many different tiltles. Beside swimming some of Peter's big talents are choreoraphy, details, pole fitness and dancing. Peter has been performing on many different stages and is a high experienced dancer. In the dance world Peter has been competing as well and has been a part of the danish championships in formation hip hip where Peter won the 2nd place, the European championships 2nd place and the world championships 2nd place as well. On top of that Peter won the Danish pole championships 2 years in a row in 2016 + 2017.
In Peters classes you will enjoy an unique personality with great energy, which allways will bring you in the best mood and gives you a break from your everyday.
Languages: danish, english

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Peter Rude Torp 

Camilla has many years of experience as a dancer and instructor, and is a former studio owner. She is also the founder of Copenhagen Pole dance Competition, that has had the Royal Theater as it's venue. Camilla has a long list of educations in the fitness industry and is a certified instructor in Zumba, Tonify, Cardio/Strength, HIT, Core/Back, BodyFit, Heatwave Bodycontrol, Heatwave Sixpack Attack, DanceFit, Reformer - at Powerhouse & Fitness World, Ass, Abs & Cardio Attack and Heat it up barre. Furthermore, Camilla has a dance education at Stepz dance academy and has been the manager of the dance group of discotheque IN of Copenhagen. Camilla has competed as a bikini fitness athlete and her classes are very influenced by her background in the fitness industry. In Camilla's classes, you will experience an instructor with an amazing and contagious energy and a huge commitment, who is great at making you perform in accordance with your full potential every time.
Sprog: dansk, engelsk

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Camilla Brandt

Stinne has many years of experience as a pole dance and fitness instructor and is a an educated personal trainer and fitness instructor through the Federation of International Sports, Aerobics and Fitness. Moreover, Stinne is a certified Crossfit instructor, Kettlebell instructor, internationally certified Xpert pole fitness instructor level 1+2 and 3+4 as well as an educated instructor in functional training. At Stinne's classes there will an emphasis on injury preventative training as well as building the basic strength and technique for all exercises on the pole. Stinne is a calm and pedagogical instructor, who prioritizes skillfulness, security, and safety highly.
Sprog: dansk, engelsk

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Stinne Pil

Lærke has many years of experience as an instructor in pole fitness and flexibility training and has furthermore competition experience nationally and abroad. Lærke is also finishing her master degree in biology at the University of Copenhagen, but spends a lot of time beside her studies on pole dance. In Lærke's classes, you will experience a tutor who feels the world is more fun upside down and has a great flair for the technical aspects of tricks and combos. Lærke's personal style is characterized by contemporary dance, which you will get the benefit of in her classes. Strength, teamwork, and progress for the individual pupil are all important aspects of Lærke's classes, where the objective also is to overcome personal boundaries - both physically and mentally.
Sprog: dansk, engelsk

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Lærke Johansen

Ekaterina (known as Kate) has previously danced jazz, ballet and contemporary dance and is a highly experienced dancer and tutor. Kate is an internationally certified Xpert pole instructor level 1+2 and she competes both nationally and internationally and has won several competitions domestically and abroad (Read more in "Competition results"). Kate has an enormous passion for dancing and competitions and has a huge talent for performing and choreographing. In Kate's classes you will find an emphasis on fluent movements, putting exercises together and building strength. Kate grew up in Latvia and her mother tongue is Russian. Kate often teaches in English but speaks Danish as well.
Sprog: dansk, engelsk, russisk

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Ekaterina Oborina

Adriana has a background in contemporary dance and is an internationally certified Xpert pole instructor level 1+2. Adriana is very passionate about the contemporary style of dancing and has a talent for uniting artistical and fluid movements from her style together with poledance, which characterizes Adriana's classes. Choreographies, details, and flow are definitely some of Adriana's strengths, and being able to express a variety of emotions through movements and music is something Adriana loves to experiment with on her classes, resulting in great appreciation from her pupils. In Adriana's classes, you will find a calm and caring teacher, who knows how to brings forth the message, that poledance - and pole fitness is much more than just strength demanding exercises.
Sprog: dansk, engelsk

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Adriana Olsen

Anna has practiced swimming on a competitive level from childhood, and now competes professionally in pole dance. For years Anna has taught competition swimmers and is a highly experienced teacher. Anna is an internationally certified Xpert instructor level 1+2 and studies medicine in order to become a doctor. Anna has an enormous knowledge of human physiology, and she definitely is the one to go to if you have questions regarding injuries or about the human body in general. Anna has an extraordinarily positive personality and fighter spirit, which gives her classes a great and uplifting atmosphere. In Anna's classes, you will find a very talented pole dancer and instructor, who is truly passionate about pole fitness, teaching and bringing progress to her students.
Sprog: dansk, norsk, engelsk, vietnamesisk

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Anna Duc

Fabian has practiced pole fitness as long as the sport has existed in Denmark and has an incredible experience as a teacher and pole practitioner. Fabian also teaches Ashtanga yoga every morning, which he has done since 2006. Fabian is from Argentina, and often travels abroad to bring home new inspiration to the studio and his classes. Fabian always has new challenges ready for his pupils regardless of what level you train at. You always learn something new in Fabian's classes, that have an emphasis on strength and lots of interesting and challenging tricks and combos. Fabian's own style in pole dancing is sporty and masculine and he is very keen on correct technique and building the fundamental strength. In Fabian's classes, you will find an incredibly helpful, caring, and calm teacher, who will always surprise and challenge you with new and fun exercises.
Sprog: dansk, engelsk, spansk, fransk

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Fabian Scarano

Romana has practiced pole for several years and has a good amount of experience as a teacher, both in pole and gymnastics. Romana has a masters degree in molecular biology and works as a consultant besides her job as an instructor. Romana is also a certified Xpert pole fitness instructor level 1+2. Sports have always been important in Romana's life and she has previously trained tennis, basketball, football, and tumbling and rhythmic gymnastics. As a teacher, Romana is keen on making sure that there is room for everybody in the class as well as providing safety and good challenges for everyone regardless of your level. Furthermore, Romana emphasizes explaining the details of the tricks, as this often is the key to success in learning. Romana's own style is based on power tricks and exciting combos and she always seeks new inspiration and challenges for herself and her pupils.
Sprog: dansk, engelsk, serbokroatisk

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Romana Maric

Sidsel has been teaching at ElitePole since the day we opened, and has been a part of the very beginning when pole dance came to Denmark as a form of fitness. Sidsel has a variety of instructor certificates on the CV. Just to mention some Sidsel is a certified zumba instructor and certified pole fitness instructor from Xpert instructor training and Vertical fitness. To Sidsel it is important to keep develop and progress as an instructor and as a person. In the past Sidsel has been coordinating and arranging workshops in Denmark for some of the big, international pole celebrities, and runs the company "Life of joy" where Sidsel is teaching women the style "Sensual dancing".
On Sidsel classes you will enjoy an instructor who has an extremely good ability to make you feel safe, comfortable and in a great mood.
Languages: danish, english

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Sidsel Kelstrup

Essie is our twerk expert and is an experienced instructor in twerking and other styles. Essie is an educated Dancefit instructor and has a great deal of experience in different dance styles that are often combined with twerk. Essie has many years of experience as a dancer and is very emphatic about correct technique and that the moves and exercises are performed correctly before piling on something new. In Essie's classes, there is always an opportunity to make the moves your own and there is always loud music, good energy, and authentic twerk vibes. Essie is great at sensing if you need extra challenges in her classes, or if the tempo should rather be turned down a notch so that everyone gets the optimal outcome of the class.
Sprog: dansk, engelsk, fransk

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Essie Esmel

Lonni is an educated social worker and health care assistant and is now studying to become a nurse. Thanks to her education, Lonni has a great knowledge on anatomy and physiology and loves to study the human body. Lonni has previously practiced hip hop on a competitive level and now competes in pole dance. Lonni is an internationally certified Xpert pole fitness instructor level 1+2 and she loves to challenge herself as a teacher and pole dancer with new knowledge and challenges. In Lonni's classes, you will find a calm instructor who is passionate about seeing each of her pupils progress.
Sprog: dansk, engelsk

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Lonni Jacobsen

Mie is an educated sport teacher from Paul Petersens institut of sport. Beside this Mie is a personal trainer, a certified pole fitness instructor and studying to become a nurse. Mie is an experienced instructor in many different areas, which you will feel the benefits of in Mie's classes. Physiology is a big passion for Mie, who has a  great talent to get all of the technical details and aspects explained during her classes.
Mie has been a poledancer for years and has good experiences in performing as well. In Mie's classes you will experience an allways smiling and experienced teacher, who will guide you through every single movement in details.
Languages: danish, english

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Mie Schjønnemann

Anastasija has been doing pole dance for several of years, which is how she got her basic strength and flexibility. Anastasija teach aerial hoop classes at the studio, which is her big passion, but Anastasija is also doing other kinds of acrobatics like silk, robe and trapez. Every now and then Anastasija is taking lessons in different kind of circus training to progress herself as an aerial hoop performer and in acrobatic in general.
Anastasija has her focus on teaching our hoop classes only, where you will experience her as a passionate teacher with a focus on the flow, details and beautiful shapes. You might also experience hoop choreographies at Anastasija's classes, since it is important to Anastasija that aerial hoop is performed with a flow.
Languages: danish, english 

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Anastasija Cibesova

Marie Hansen

Marie has a great talent in correct training techniques, and has a talent in explaining all the technical details in basic techniques. This is one of the reasons why you have a really good chance to get many succes experiences at Marie's classes.
Marie is an educated nurse, who has been doing many different kinds of sport throughout her whole life, and Marie allways loves to challenge herself with new training forms. Besides this Marie is an international certified pole fitness instructor Level 1+2 from Xpert professionel training program. In Marie's classes you will experience an creative and experienced instructor, who is good at creating an informal space for everyone.
Languages: danish, english

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Olivia is an internationally certified Xpert pole fitness instructor level 1+2 og and is an experienced instructor in pole and flexibility training, but she also has experience in teaching  aerial hoop. Olivia has a passion for strength exercises and supplies her pole training with crossfit, which has an influence on her classes. Olivia loves tricks on the pole, hand stand exercises and generally strength based exercises. She both taught and trained pole dance through her pregnancy, and has an approach to the training that serves as a great inspiration for people around her. In Olivia's classes you will get the benefit of a calm an patient teacher who is passionate about pole.
Sprog: dansk, engelsk, spansk

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Olivia Fuglsang