The team

Certified, competent and professional instructors

Meet our team of competent instructors. Due to their different and relevant backgrounds within  the fitness, dance – or gymnastics industry, you are ensured a versatiled 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 many different styles.
We are proud to be able to offer you some of the best instructors in the country.

Marie Kolstrup

Marie is the owner and founder of ElitePole and has many years of experience as an instructor, studio owner and performer. Marie has been competing in poledance nationally and internationally on a professional level for many years, and has won several competitions in Denmark and abroad (read more under "About Marie Kolstrup"). Marie has taken a bachelor degree in teaching and nursery in 2011 and has studied anatomy and physiology at the Fitness Institute. Marie is an internationally certified pole fitness instructor level 1+2 and level 3+4 through the Xpert professional training program, a certified twerk instructor and is an educated Hatha yoga instructor from DGI (Danish Gymnastics and Sports Association). Subsequently Marie has taken a secondary yoga education by DGI "Hands on". 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 get new inspiration, new knowledge and to keep herself up to date on the topic.
Languages: Dansk, engelsk

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Karoline Jacobsen

Karoline is our twerk instructor, and has a big passion for twerk, choreography and dance. Karoline is also an educated pole fitness instructor, and has a gymnastic background. Karoline loves that twerk gives you the freedom to express your personality through the dance, and the aspect that there is no rules in twerk. It's all about body positivity and having fun. Twerk gives Karoline joy in her own training because there are so much life and humor in the dance, and Karoline's poledance classes can be inspired from aspects in twerk due to Karoline's big passion to the dance. In Karolines twerk classes you will enjoy an energetic and outgoing teacher, who is great at creating a positive atmosphere, and teach at a level where everyone can join.
Languages: Danish, English

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Peter Rude Torp 

Peter is an experienced pole instructor and competition swimming instructor, which Peter has teached in since 2006. 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 in 2016, 2017 and 2019. In Peters classes you will enjoy an unique personality with great energy, which always will brings you in the best mood.
Languages: Danish, English

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Anna Duc

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 works as a doctor beside teaching poledance. Anna has an enormous knowledge of human physiology, and is a part of our team who is educating new pole fitness instructors to ElitePole. 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.
Languages: Danish, English, Vietnamese, Norwegian

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Camilla

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.
Languages: Danish, English

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Stinne Pil

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 and is an educated instructor in functional training. Stinne has a passion about injury preventative training as well as building basic strength and technique on the pole. Stinne is a calm and pedagogical instructor, who prioritizes skillfulness, security, and safety highly.
Languages: Danish, English

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Ekaterina Oborina

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, building strength and pushing yourself to your limit.
Languages: Danish, English, Russian

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Adriana Olsen

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.
Languages: Danish, English

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Fabian Scarano

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 ElitePole. 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. Fabian also have a pasion to aerial hoop, and won his category in the ipsf competition in Denmark 2019 and won silver in his category in the ipsf competition in Canada 2019. 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.
Languages: English, French, Spanish, French

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Katrin Djurhuus

Katrin is an experienced poledancer and instructor, and has great experience in teaching children and adults. Beside poledance Katrin has experience in showdance, performance and competing in showdance and pole dance. The things Katrin in particular loves about pole is the fact that everyone can join, that you allways can learn new moves and that the progress never stops. To be able to support others in their progress is something Katrin feel deeply passionate about through her job as an instructor and through her studies. Katrin is studying health and nutrition, and has taken ElitePole's in house pole fitness instructor education and flexibility instructor education.
Languages: Danish, English

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Anne-Katrine

Anne Katrine is a highly experienced instructor in gymnatics, pole fitness and aerial hoop. Anne Katrine has been teaching for many years, and has great experience in teaching both children and adult in gymnastics and pole fitness. Beside this Anne Katrine is an experienced dancer who have a great talent for choreography, expressions and performance. Poledance is not Anne Katrine's only passion, who also have a big passion for aerial hoop. Anne-Katrine competes in Aerial hoop on a high level and participated in Denmark got talent 2019. Anne Katrine has taken ElitePole's in house instructor education as a pole fitness - and flexybility instructor .
Languages: danish, english

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Danielle Astor

Danielle is an experienced instructor and has great experience in teching pole classes, flexibility classes and strenght training classes. Danielle is an internationally certified Xpert Pole fitness instructor level 1+2, and has a great energy talent for details.  Sport has always been a central part of Danielle’s life; she has skied, snowboarded and hiked since childhood. She is also passionate about ballet bar training, and takes inspiration from this for her pole classes. In Danielle’s classes you will experience an emphasis in technique and building strength.
Languages: English, French, Spanish

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Julie Møller

Julie has many years of experience in teaching both adults and children in gymnatics and swimming, and has been a high level competition swimmer for years as well. Julie has a big and natural talent in communication and teaching which you clearly will feel and enjoy in Julie's classes. Exciting pole tricks and pole combo's is one of Julie's strengths, who teaches both beginners and advanced pole classes. Julie has taken ElitePole's in house education as a flexibility instructor, pole fitness instructor and our pole fitness instructor level 2+3 course.
Languages: danish, english

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Emma Nielsen

Emma is an educated pole fitness instructor from ElitePole's in house instructor education, and competes on a national and international level. For several years in a row Emma has won her category at the yearly competition Miss ElitePole, Emma has won the pole art category in the danish ipsf competition in 2019 and has a great talent for choreography, details, creativity and the style pole art.
For the first time in ElitePole's history Emma succeded in making a pole beginner class perform in our studio showcase in 2019. Emma is a very caring teacher, and has a great talent in creating a unique and safe space for you to progress and learn no matter your level, age, size etc.
Languages: Danish, English

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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 also a nurse, who has been doing many different kinds of sport throughout her whole life. Marie always loves to challenge herself with new training forms. Beside 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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Isabella Iben

Isabella has a background as a gymnast and a cheerleader, and has a great talent for beautiful lines, flow, contemporary dance style, advanced pole tricks and music interpretation. Isabella has years of experience as a dancer and poledance instructor, and she has also competed in several of poledance competitions with great results through out the years. Isabella is a very passionate poledancer, and she is great at spotting the little details that will make the huge difference for you.
Languages: Danish, English

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Maria Holm

Maria has been dancing since 2012, and is an experienced pole fitness instructor. Beside teaching in pole fitness and poledance Maria works as an innovation project manager, and is educated in Cand.merc.psyk. Maria has been living abroad for several of years, and has alot of inspiration from training in the UK and Belgium in her teaching.
On Maria's classes you will experience a highly positive instructor with a soft personality and a great passion for both tricks and dancing.
Languages: Danish, English

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Pernille Olsen

Pernille has been doing different kinds of sport through out her whole life. Swimming, horse riding, badminton and handball are some the sports Pernille have been doing, but since 2012 Pernille have had a full focus on polefitness. Pernille have great experience in teaching both beginner and advanced pole classes, and have a special passion for pole strength tricks and pole combo's. As a teacher Pernille is a calm, patient and a technical instructor you will enjoy no matter your current level.
Languages: danish, english

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Anna Gonzalez

Anna has been at ElitePole for years, and has a great passion for continuously evolving herself as a teacher and as a poledancer. Anna is dedicated, passionated and a hard working teacher, who values details and technique. Anna has worked hard over years to get the results she has today, and because of this Anna knows that great results will come with persistence, the right teaching and being able to push yourself. Anna has taken ElitePole's in house pole fitness instructor education and flexibility instructor education.
Languages: Danish, English

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Qeiola Dee

Dee is an educated yoga instructor, pole fitness instructor, physiotherapist and has many years of experience in martial arts. Beside teaching in pole fitness Dee also teaches people suffering from arthritis recovering with training in a hot tub, and has a great knowledge in mobility training. Dee is very passionate about exploring new movements, new expressions through poledance and using time on the little details. It is important to Dee to challenge herself in her training as well as continuously progress as a teacher.
Languages: Danish, English

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Clara Johnsson

Clara is an experienced pole fitness instructor and performer from Sweden. Beside training pole fitness Clara is training full time at the cirque school AFUK in Copenhagen, and is training different cirque disciplines as robe and chinese pole. Clara is competing on a national and international level, and has been competing in many various countries in Europe.
In Clara's classes you will experience an energetic - and positive instructor, who always has new tricks - and movements ready for you.
Languages: Swedish, English

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Katerina Yurchenko

Katerina i an educated pole fitness instructor from our in house instructor education, and has a background in figure skating on a competitive level. Beside teaching in poledance Katerina is teaching in figure skating and is a medical student. Katerina has a talent in dancing and choreographies, and has a detail oriented focus.
In Katerina's classes you will experience a calm teacher with a great passion in pole fitness and pole dance.
Languages: danish, english, russian

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