Meet The Team

We have a wonderful team of fully qualified and insured Pole Dance and Fitness instructors who have gone through rigorous in house training alongside their qualifications. We carefully select our instructors to ensure the best experience for you!

Vicky AKA Strawbs


Vicky founded Vixystrawberry in 2012, she is passionate about great technique, safety and body positivity. With a very wide range of expertise she is well equipped for students of all levels and abilities. Her background in Occupational Therapy creates a unique and holistic approach to teaching, with her classes doing more than just improving students’ fitness.

Vicky also competes nationally in both Exotic and Contemporary pole styles and holds the following titles:

Dance Filthy UK Semi Pro Champion 2018

Authentics Southern Pro Second Place 2019

Dance Filthy Southern Semi Pro Winner 2018

Vicky began learning pole in March 2006, taking classes and then also dancing professionally in both clubs and at events. She started teaching pole parties in 2007, and on moving to Cardiff for university in 2009 was part of the founding committee for the Cardiff University Pole Society which has grown to be one of the biggest societies! Vicky’s love for pole grew as she found friends who became like family through the society, and when she finished university, setting up Vixystrawberry was the best kind of happy accident that fell into place mostly on its own.


Beginners Pole Fitness Instructor

Intermediate Pole Fitness Instructor

Advanced Pole Fitness Instructor

Beginners Contortion Instructor

Flexibility Instructor

Introduction To Aerials

Beginners Fabric Instructor (silks)

Intermediate 1 Fabric Instructor

Beginners Trapeze Instructor

Beginners Sling Instructor

Postural Stability Instructor

Children’s Coach


Mental Health First Aid

BSc Occupational Therapy

Postgraduate certificate in Physical Activity And Health

Superpower: Doing the splits in random places!



Justine began teaching for Vixystrawberry in January 2017, she brings a lot of fun to classes and specialises in choreography with a Latin American vibe. Justine is pursuing further training with us, so watch out for new classes from her coming soon!

Justine has competed both locally and nationally and holds the following titles:

Authentics Southern Doubles Second Place 2018

English Riviera Beginners Winner 2016


Beginners Pole Fitness Instructor

Anatomy And Physiology For Pole Fitness

Superpower: Latin Sultry moves!



Emma-Louise is such a great cheerleader for our students, she uses her own experiences and struggles to inform her teaching, and help support students going through similar struggles!

Emma-Louise competes both locally and nationally and has placed as follows:

Authentics Southern Doubles Second Place 2018

English Riviera Beginners Second Place 2016


Beginners Pole Fitness Instructor

Superpower: helping even the most nervous students feel at home. Bonus superpower – oodles of sass!



Hayley started with the Vixystrawberry Team in January 2018, her thorough teaching style will help you nail that new move, and perfect those you’ve been struggling with! Hayley is a champion kickboxer and baton twirler who loves choreography – so watch out for her choreography classes too!

Superpower: kick ass pole moves and incredible grace


Cheryl is one of our newer beginners instructors – more info to come!


Laura is one of our newer beginners instructors – more info to come!


Amy is one of our newer beginners instructors – more info to come!


We’re expanding the Vixystrawberry Team, so keep your eyes peeled to see who’s joining next!

Cover Instructors

Now let me introduce you to our other part time instructors, this fab bunch teach for us from time to time:




Teresa teaches all levels, she has taught for Heart Pole in Hayle previously, and also teaches Burlesque! Her classes are high energy and she specialises in linking moves to make fun and flirty routines!

Teresa is a Martial Arts expert, and is a one woman crew for her partner’s drag racing team! Teresa loves all things aerial and is dedicated to fitness while having fun!

Superpower: Superwoman strength and multitasking abilities!