All Pole Fitness Ottawa instructors at Cherry Blossom Studio are certified in CPR, First Aid, AED and all adhere by the guidelines of their profession.
Owner/ Pole Dancing & Fitness Instructor – English
Andrea learned pole dancing while living in New York City and has taken advanced workshops with some of the industry’s top professionals over the years. She has been pole dancing for fitness, for over 10 years and Instructing since 2008. In September 2010 Andrea competed in Miss Pole Dance Canada, The Great White North in 2016, The Toronto Pro Show in 2017 and The Canadian Nationals in 2017. She also organizes Aerial Cabarets with Cherry Blossom at the Bourbon Room every couple months. Andrea has also judged the Just For Laughs (JFL) Pole Fitness Competition in Montreal, organized the very first Ontario Pole Fitness Championship in 2012 bringing pole fitness competitions to Eastern Canada and judged the Quebec Pole Fitness Championships in 2015. Andrea is a Certified Personal Trainer Specialist since 2008, Certified Pole Fitness Instructor, Aerial Hoop and Aerial Yoga Instructor with PFIC and is also on the Board of Directors for PFIC Canada. Andrea’s Pole Dancing experience and Personal Training experience helped her realize her dream of opening Cherry Blossom Aerial Dance Studio. Andrea has designed Cherry Blossom Studio as a place for women to let their bodies bloom!
Chelsea came to Cherry Blossom in September 2015 and has been living her best life ever since. She’s never met an apparatus she didn’t love, and she’s climbed everything but the walls. When she does manage to force her feet back on the ground, chances are she’s experimenting in the kitchen or covered in spray paint. Whether you want to become a metal ballerina or a skydiving swan, Chelsea is determined to help make your wildest aerial dreams come true!
Pole Dancing and Fitness Instructor – Speaks English, French, and Italiano
Pole Dancing Instructor
Kristen has been pole dancing since 2014 and is ecstatic to finally teach and share her true passion of pole dance with newcomers and and fellow members at Cherry Blossom. What got her hooked in and never looked back is the strength, drive and sensuality it brought into her life and how supportive the pole community is worldwide. Kristen will be teaching pole on Sunday fun days and will be doing bachelorette party requests. Get ready to turn your life and lifestyle upside down.
Burlesque Instructor – Speaks English, French
Known as “the hip-swinging fox with the fiery locks,” Randi Rouge is a burlesque instructor, performer and model from Ottawa. She is part of the House of Tease, an Ottawa based burlesque troupe and has a dance background in jazz, ballet, musical theatre, belly dance and more. Randi has performed in both the Montreal and Ottawa Burlesque Festivals, as well as shows in Toronto and Kingston. She is known for her contagious energy on stage and off!
Aerial Dance and Pole Dance Instructor
Cami grew up in Alberta, and spent most of her time in the mountains skiing, mountaineering and hiking. The closer she could get to the sky, the better. But Cami’s secret wish to fly was granted when she moved to Toronto 5 years ago and discovered aerial silks and flying trapeze. Since moving to Ottawa, she has also taken up pole fitness, and aspires to look as weightless on the ground as she does in the air. Cami loves sharing her passion for aerial arts with others and nurturing the confidence that every student has within them.
Pole Fitness Instructor English/French
Corinne is all about theatre, feminism, power-lifting, camping and pole dance. She has started training on pole at Cherry Blossom in January 2017 and fell in love with the strain, bruising and glitter. She began working with the Cherry Blossom team as a pole instructor in January 2018 and is now a certified pole fitness instructor with PFIC. She’s always looking for a new adventure and encourages all students to woman up and bring their strongest. sexiest, feistiest selves to class.
Aerial Dance and Pole Fitness Instructor
Amanda has a been a dancer since she was 5 and decided that it was time experiment outside of her comfort zone when she joined Cherry Blossom in November 2018. She immediately fell in love with the atmosphere and each apparatus. She is excited to grow as an aerialist alongside her amazing CB family.
Keitha came to the studio looking for an escape from the cold winter blues and instantly fell in love with Cherry Blossom. She has been attending classes for just over a year and hopes to keep reaching new aerial heights.
Gen has a passion for Aerial hoop and is looking forward to reaching new heights with Pole and Aerial Silks. She loves learning new tricks and adores watching others succeed and loves the Cherry blossom community. “Aerials and performing and learning to love myself every time I’m in the studio and celebrate what my body can do!”
Bianca has been working in the entertainment industry for over 6 years and Cherry Blossom has been by far her most memorable experience! She loves how every apparatus provides a different challenge while improving her body and emotional health at the same time. The CB family has helped her creativity flourish and she’s happy to have found her second home here at the studio.
Say hello to Harriet Cull who joined Cherry Blossom over a year ago. Here she has learned to love aerial yoga, pole dancing and flexy classes for its positive impact on her physical health, but also for her emotional well-being. Harriet has 10 years of experience working with the public to help women to define their aesthetic needs, and now can assist you in discovering the health benefits of pole.