Our Instructors

Lindsay (she/her)

Lindsay started pole dancing in 2002, and has been teaching since 2005. Lindsay was the first pole dancer from Arizona to ever take part in any national or international pole competition. Her titles include: 1st Place Pole Classic 2012, 3rd Place Group Division IPDC (with Aerial Intensity), 3rd place Miss Pole Champ 2012, 2nd place Miss Pole Champ Southwest 2013, and 1st Place Miss Pole Champ Southwest 2014, and 3rd Place Paragon International Pole Championship Doubles Division Being a pole instructor and owning a pole studio are the two most amazing aspects of Lindsay’s life, and she can’t wait to share her passion with new people everyday.

Alex (she/her)

Alexandra, a passionate mover who loves all things strength, creativity, mobility, and flexibility, is an aerial hoop and pole dance artist with 8 years of experience. She has performed for various events and competitions and loves how artistry blends with control to create visually compelling experiences. A lifelong learner, Alexandra has continued her aerial journey through training on straps, sling, and silks. She currently shares her skills by teaching aerial hoop, pole, and flexibility. Having the opportunity to travel and live abroad, Alexandra has enjoyed teaching internationally in Jamaica, Panama, and Thailand. And she can teach in English or Español! But perhaps the most important thing about her is her fabulous, curly mane.

Andrea (she/they)

Andrea found pole in 2011, but didn’t turn it into a hobby until moving to AZ in 2013. Having a background in gymnastics and dance, this was the perfect sport to continue challenging and growing as an athlete. Andrea started performing in 2014 and did her first competition in 2016. She hopes to continue to grow in the aerial industry, and inspire others by performing and teaching. She recently competed in the Pacific Pole Championship and placed 3rd in the Level 3 Championship division.


Bre Bre aka Breezy has been poling for about 6 years. She fell in love with pole after her very first class. She started to compete about three after starting and has won numerous titles.  She took gold in her category in 2020. She also enjoys listening to music, writing poetry, reading, and anything to do with ocean.

Carolyn (she/her)

Carolyn has been pole dancing for 10 years. She has competed in pole doubles, exotic pole, and performs locally. She has a master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling, and enjoys empowering women. Carolyn teaches beginning pole classes, flexibility and sexy choreography.

Esperanza (she/her)

Esperanza, aka Espie, started taking pole classes at Prowess 6 years ago at the age of 42 and immediately became obsessed. Over the years, pole has become her favorite creative outlet that has not only been challenging, but has also helped her achieve levels of confidence, flexibility, and strength. She can only hope that she can inspire anyone at any age that it’s not too late to start and still have the ability to achieve all your goals.

Tina (she/her)

Tina began pole dancing in 2012 and immediately fell in love with the freedom of self-expression that it allows. Tina began teaching in 2012, beginning first with group fitness classes; pole in 2014. Tina is also certified as a Pilates teacher. Tina loves the athleticism and strength,  grace and sensuality, that pole dance affords.

Tawnya (she/her)

Tawnya has been training and performing in the aerial world for a decade. She began her journey as a pole artist, before transitioning to lyra and sling in almost any form you can think of. She’s performed for corporate events, creative shows, and talent competitions. She’s the founder/owner of the entertainment company, Elevated Aerials, and is a skilled seamstress/costume creator. She is also a rigging enthusiast and has completed courses on the subject matter.

Hayden (he/him)

Hayden started his aerial journey at Encore JR/SR High School for the Performing Arts located Hesperia, California. There he spent his time in the circus conservatory attending the highest level class the school had to offer. Hayden graduated in 2019 with honors and awards for his exemplar circus skills. Continuing his passion in aerial arts, Hayden attended Circadium School of Contemporary Circus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He majored in Aerial Lyra and minored in Contortion. Aside from his major and minor, Hayden was trained in a number skills ranging from ensemble/theatre work to acrobatics and intensive conditioning. Additionally, Hayden choreographed a thesis solo performance and had a lyra soloist role in Circadium’s graduating show directed by Tanya Burka. He graduated from Circadium in 2022 and was rewarded a Diploma of Circus Arts. Hayden is well-versed in aerial lyra, aerial silks, contortion, choreography, and ensemble work.

Rebella Risque’ (she/her)

Rebella Risqué of Debauchery Productions is a gold medal-winning pole dancer who has embraced her love for the art of burlesque! With 8 years of aerial and burlesque training under her belt, she is excited to share everything that she has learned with the next generation of dancers. Her flirtatious performance style is impossible to not fall in love with from the second she steps on stage.

Haylee (she/her)

Haylee loves all things movement with her main disciplines in aerial and yoga. Having performed in ambient settings to burlesque throughout the valley, as well as being a certified yoga teacher, she is eager to spread her knowledge with others.

Mikayla (she/her)

Mikayla has been poling for almost 3 years. She has an extensive background in dance, and continues to use many of those techniques in her pole journey. She enjoys seeing the confidence and growth of every individual. She believes the best teachers are still learning; students and mentors inspire her daily.