|What's New at PoleFit Revolution?
Owner - Melanie Pagel is Metro Parent of the month, featured
in the MAY 2011 issue.
CHECK out MAY 2011 issue
WORKSHOPS AND APPEARANCES
PoleFIT Revolution has had the honor of hosting amazing talent
to teach all our local pole enthusiasts!
http://RafaelaMontanaro.com.br/ will be teaching
Intermediate & Advanced Signature Tricks Workshop at PoleFIT
Revolution at 2-3:30pm on Sunday, June 2nd, 2013.
She will work will all Intermediate and Advanced Levels
within the workshop teaching tricks to suit both levels.
Intermediates should be able to Climb, Aerial Invert and do
a variety of inverts on the pole. Advanced would be able to
do the same plus shoulder mount
and handspring. NOTE: Don't feel you need to be at advanced
level to attend...I've been assured Rafaela will have a
variety of tricks for both levels.
Cost is $65 for the workshop and you can pay CASH at the
studio or I will be adding a link to the home page of
with a $3 service charge added to pay online.
Here is her bio, translated from Brazilian Portuguese:
2012 & 2009 – Bi-Champion - Miss Pole Dance South America –
2012 & 2010 – Pole Fit Bi-Champion at IPC – Hong Kong and
2012 – 5th place & finalist at Pole Art – Sweden
2011 – 2nd place at Pole World Cup – Brazil
2011 – National Champion at Pole World Cup – Brazil
2010 – 3rd Place – Miss Pole Dance World - Swiss
2010 – Best Pole Tricks – Miss Pole Dance World
Rafaela Montanaro, current bi-champion of Pole Dance
Category FIT, is known worldwide for their incredible
performances that balance strength, flexibility and
diversity, portraying different characters and different
dance rhythms from classic to rock and roll. It is the
largest Brazilian and international recognition. She has
taught and performed in many countries, always being hired
for events and tours of classes.
Rafaela conducts performances of Pole Dance Stops Hands,
Dance and Dance Shows Air.
At sixteen, after attending a Cirque Du Soleil, she decided
to start with the circus career and was approved at the
renowned École Nationale des Arts du Cirque in Rosny-sous-bois,
France. She attended during the year and a half, and because
of family problems, she had to end on the fourth year of the
When she returned to Brazil, Rafaela missed the theoretical
foundations to evolve and specialize as an athlete and
teacher, so decided to study Physical Education at the
university. In the same period practiced Wushu Kung-fu,
being a member of the Brazilian national team in 2006.
She began her career as a Pole Dancer in May 2009,
conquering titles Brazilian Champion and South America with
only 5 months of training. Undoubtedly, Pole Dance was love
at first sight. The following year Rafaela started her
career as a teacher of the sport and increased her daily
workouts, winning three titles in major championships
worldwide category, won the prize "Pole Tricks" - awarded to
the best athlete who performs stunts - and also the Third at
Miss Pole Dance World 2010 in Switzerland, was also champion
in the category FIT International Pole Championship 2010 in
During 2011, Rafaela won the titles of National Champion in
the category of World Cup Pole and Vice Champion in the
international category. After a period away by injury, she
returned to training and won the title of champion in the
category bi-FIT International Pole Championship 2012 in Hong
Kong, and Bi-South American Championship in Argentina.
Rafaela believes that winning is possible for everyone,
provided there is commitment to the activity, focus and
Karol Helms & FlyGym
Karol Helms visited us once again in March 2013 but this
time she had some new tricks and equipment with the FLY GYM.
PoleFIT Revolution hosted the FlyGYM Pilates & Yoga Workshop
along with the FlyGYM Pole Workshop during the 2nd Annual
Metro Detroit Pole & Aerial Festival.
1st Place at National Pole Antics- Las Vegas, NV 1st Place
Best Pole Tricks Award at the Miss Pole Dance World Sport
and Fitness competition - Jamaica." PANTERA was exclusively
at PoleFIT Revolution in OCTOBER 2010 (10/10/10) to teaching
- USPDF Miss Sexy 2010
- USPDF East Coast Champ 2009
- Miss Poleapalooza Charlotte 2008 & 2009
- Brand Director of PoleFit the clothing line by “Bad Kitty”
KAROL was exclusively at PoleFIT Revolution in July 2010 to
teaching her sexy style and innovative tricks.
New York Pole Dance - owner
- Cofounder of USPDF
- AFAA & IFPA Certified Personal Trainer
- 1st & 2nd place winner fitness competitor in the ESPN
Fitness America Series, ESPN Nationals & the NPC Eastern
WENDY was exclusively at PoleFIT Revolution in August 2009
teaching creative routines and athletic style in her
specialty workshops. She also visited in March 2012
when she was in town for the Michigan Pole & Aerial
Festival and returned August 2012...PFR is her Michigan Pole
Your Pole Workshops are always amazing!
We can't wait to have you back again!
CLICK HERE to see a Wendy Performance
Wendy packed the studio
again at PFR for 2 AMAZING workshops August 1st, 2012!
CLICK HERE to see Wendy Perform
USPDF East Coast Regional Competitor
2nd Place Midwest Pole Competition - Elite Division
“CHARLEY” Crystal Harris, finalist in the US Pole Dance Federation East Coast Regional Competition in VA
October 2010 taught her Specialty Workshops at PoleFIT Revolution in SEPT 2010 teaching her sultry style and great techniques
for challenging tricks.
CLICK HERE FOR INFO ON USPDF