Emily first fell in love with the art of Pole Dance and Fitness when she attended her first class in California while in college in 2010. Originally aiming to work for Nasa, she quickly changed careers to pursue a life of health and fitness and break glass ceilings when it came to body image and diet culture. That first pole dance class changed her life.
Entering the fitness workforce herself as a mid-size woman she aimed to immerse herself in the academics of kinesiology, physiology and anatomy and how best to train ones body for individual goals. She is certified as a Personal Trainer, Corrective Exercise Specialist, Pre & Post Natal Specialist and Pole Fitness Instructor.
After having two kids back to back (16 months apart!) and re-entering pole dance and fitness, Emily became more passionate about opening a Pole Studio that reflected all that she had believed in during her time as a Pole Instructor and Fitness Specialist. She believes that Pole not only is for everyone and every BODY, but that it is a means of self-expression, self-love, self discovery and truly a way to express and let go of ones self.
At Atlius, she wants everyone to feel safe, included, and important. She strives to create and grow a community of people who fall in love with the sport, find healing, and grow.
2020 PSO Virgo - 2nd Place