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 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, 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, 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". 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.
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 has a gymnastic background, and she also loves to poledance. Improving in poledance is also something Karoline is passionate about, and Karoline takes pole classes and competes in poledance to progress. Karoline loves that twerk gives you the freedom to express your personality through the dance, and that there is no rules in twerk. It's all about loving your body as it is and having fun. Twerk gives Karoline joy in her own training because there are so much life and humor in 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 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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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 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.
Languages: Danish, English, Vietnamese, Norwegian

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Camilla Brandt

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 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.
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 and building strength. Kate grew up in Latvia and her mother tongue is Russian. Kate often teaches in English but speaks Danish as well.
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 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.
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 great experience in showdance, performance and competing in showdance and poledance. 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 instructor education and flexibility instructor education.
Languages: Danish, English

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Anne-Katrine

Anne Katrine is a highly experienced gymnatic instructor who has been teaching gymnatics for many years, and have great experience in teaching both children and  adult in gymnatics 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 train in the hoop as much as possible. Anne Katrine has taken ElitePole's in house education as a flexybility instructor and as a poledance 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, as a poledance instructor level 1 and poledance instructor level 2+3.
Languages: danish, english

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Anastasija Cibesova

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, Russian

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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 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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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 big difference for you.
Languages: Danish, English

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Frederikke Flagstad

Frederikke has a great passion for strength training, strength building and strength exercises techniques in general. In Frederikke's classes you will enjoy an energetic teacher who enjoy to spend time on - and explaining all the little details in strength building exercises and injury prevention exercises. Frederikke has been at ElitePole since 2014, and has taken ElitePole's in house flexibility instructor education and pole fitness instructor education as well.
Languages: Danish, English

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Pernille Olsen

Pernille has been doing different kinds of sport through out her whole life. Swimming, 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 beginners and advanced pole classes, and have a special passion for pole strength tricks and pole combo's. As a teacher Pernille is descriped as 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 both dedicated, passionated and a hard working teacher who values details and technique. Anna has worked hard for years to be where she is today, and because of this Anna knows that the great results will come with persistence, the right teaching and being able to push yourself. Anna has taken ElitePole's in house flexibility instructor education and pole fitness instructor education as well.
Languages: Danish, English

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Trine Højbjerre

Trine is a very calm and mild teacher, who has a natural ability to create a safe and calm atmosphere around her. Trine ia an experienced poledancer with a passion for performing, competing and evolve as a teacher and poledancer. Trine has been at ElitePole since 2016, and has taken ElitePole's in house flexibility instructor education and pole fitness instructor education as well.
Languages: Danish, English

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Mie Schjønnemann

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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