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Welcome to Beautiful Bodies
Beautiful Bodies Fitness has a welcoming atmosphere for every student that comes through our doors. All of our instructors are dedicated to assisting you and your fitness and health goals. Every pole instructor is certified through the Pole Fitness Alliance (PFA). We strive to make fitness enjoyable and challenging. Pole dance fitness allows us to express ourselves in such a liberating manner as we build our confidence, strength, endurance, and coordination. All offered classes (pole and non-pole) are designed to empower you and your individuality. All classes will enhance your pole journey. We want you to feel accomplished at the end of each class, where you are dying to come back for more.
With every class, we are deepening our physical, emotional, spiritual, social, and intellectual selves, which positively shines through in all aspects of our lives. We gain a sense of achievement each time we complete our goals, both big and small. We have created a great community, where everyone is supported, loved, and encouraged by our Beautiful Bodies family.
We are also home to the USPSF National Champion, Bree Fernelius. We want you to always feel accomplished on your pole journey. We offer bi-yearly in-studio student showcases; as well as Pole Sport and Art competition preparations. We will always encourage you to keep growing; toward your greatest potential!
Our Beautiful Instructors
Owner; 1/2/3 PFA Pole Certified; ACE CPT; AFPA HNC; Core Exercise Solutions Certified; USPSF Certified Judge; USPSF 2023 National Champion
Bree, the owner, began her pole journey in June of 2017. She came from a competitive gymnastics and dance background and was searching for a sport that would allow her to express herself the way she has always felt the most comfortable. She quickly realized that pole dance fitness filled that void and has impacted all areas of her life in such a positive light. She gained confidence, self-love, patience, increased happiness, a greater sense of health, and so much more. Pole fitness is truly one of her greatest passions. Bree wanted to provide a safe space for all those seeking an atmosphere where they can create, grow, feel comfortable in their own skin, and genuinely be themselves; so she created Beautiful Bodies. Bree is a level 1, 2 & 3 certified pole instructor through the Pole Fitness Alliance (PFA); with whom she is also a Master Trainer for Arizona. Bree is also a Certified Holistic Nutritionist through the AFPA, as well as an ACE Certified Personal Trainer. Bree holds the 2023 USPSF National Champion Title. Bree is happily married, has two young boys, and loves to inspire others to find for themselves the joys in their lives.
Level 1/2 PFA Pole Certified
Alisa was interested in pole as a teenager but was not aware of classes or studios at the time. Years later, she saw a Facebook advertisement about Beautiful Bodies and immediately signed up for her first class. Alisa has been on the pole since June 2020. She does not have a dance or gymnastics background but is adamant about fitness. Alisa's favorite aspect about pole fitness is that it is challenging: mentally, physically, and emotionally. Alisa is a level 1 & 2 PFA certified instructor. In Alisa's spare time she enjoys horseback riding, traveling, scuba diving, and photography.
ACE CPT; RYT 200
Amber discovered yoga 13 years ago in college. Always being drawn back to the practice over the years she decided to pursue Yoga teacher training and completed becoming a RYT 200 in early 2021. To her, Yoga brings a sense of peace and a chance to challenge the mind and body together. She believes Yoga is for everyone. Each practice is a chance to learn more about ourselves. Amber is passionate about health and fitness. She is an ACE certified Personal Trainer & Health Coach. She enjoys traveling, being outdoors, and cooking. She is married and has 2 cats.
Level 1 PFA Certified
Eudelia 'Sunshine' began her pole journey at the age of 45. She has dabbled in a little bit of everything; ranging from tennis, cheer, softball, and volleyball. She moved a little out of her comfort zone when she signed up for her first pole class, but was glad she did. Pole has become one of her favorite activities. The strength and empowerment it has given her (both emotionally and physically) has allowed her to gain confidence and rid herself of limits. She desired to become a certified instructor, in hopes of helping others experience these same feelings. Sunshine is a level 1 certified PFA instructor. Sunshine has spent most her life raising her 5 children. She also has 3 grandchildren. She enjoys spending time with her family, playing softball league, and loves her position as a Legal Support Supervisor. The last line of one of favorite poems has been her inspiration to keep pressing forward in all that she does and she hopes her teaching will pass on this same empowerment to others, “Believe in yourself and in your plan, say not, I cannot, but I CAN! The prizes of life we fail to win because we doubt the power within”.
Level 1 PFA Pole Certified
Greer began her pole journey in 2022, at the age of 48. This had been a long time coming as she had been interested in pole fitness for quite some time. Greer was involved in dance from 3-19 years old, and was on a dance competition team in high school. She had been on a 29-year hiatus until she found Beautiful Bodies Fitness. Greer enrolled in schooling through Spa Tech to become an aesthetician; while also being a single mother to a 2 and 5 year old. In those days, she had very little time for herself. Eventually, Greer married her long-time boyfriend and together they raised 5 kids. Now that all the kids are mostly grown. Greer has the time to do what she loves to do: move her body! She loves the challenge of pole, and her newly gained confidence, as well as friendships she’s made along the way. Greer is a level 1 PFA pole certified instructor.
Level 1/2 PFA Pole Certified
With a cheer and dance background, Kaleigh naturally gravitated toward pole fitness. From the onset of her pole journey, she quickly found that it embodies beauty, grace, strength, flexibility, and most importantly, an immeasurable level of reward, both physically and mentally. As a level 1 and 2 PFA certified instructor, Kaleigh looks forward to sharing her passion for pole fitness and encouraging other individuals to lean into their self-expression; which is too often lost in our day-to-day identities. When Kaleigh isn’t in the studio, she works as a Paralegal and is a mother to two adolescent girls. She is passionate about fitness, music, anything outdoors, and raising confident little women.
Level 1/2 PFA Pole Certified
Kari began her pole fitness journey only a short time ago, but it has been a long time in the making. She spent the ages of 3 to 12 competitively dancing before taking a fourteen year hiatus from body movement. During that time she got her degree in teaching and adopted two loving dogs who she babies more than children. In 2018, she began taking aerial art classes, bouncing between hammock, lyra, silks, and trapeze with whatever suited her mood at the time. An invitation from a friend to her first pole class started her interest in pole fitness where she has used her aerial skills and strength to quickly master this new apparatus. Kari loves pole fitness due to the fact that each class presents a new challenge and provides a feeling of accomplishment every time she goes. Kari is a level 1 PFA certified instructor.
Level 1/2 PFA Certified
Kendyl began her pole journey in October 2020 while residing in Connecticut. She took a brief hiatus while relocating back to Arizona; but since finding Beautiful Bodies in April 2022, she has been consistent in her pole training again. Kendyl grew up doing both gymnastics and dance, and quickly realized that pole fitness was a unique means to continue to grow in the sports that she has always known and loved. She enjoys pole fitness as it challenges her physically, but also requires a commitment to her mental and emotional growth. Kendyl is a level 1 & 2 PFA certified instructor and is excited to see this type of growth in her students as well. Kendyl is an Arizona native, and in her spare time she enjoys exploring her home state, being outdoors, dancing, working out, traveling, and spending time with friends, family, and her cat, Buckwheat.
YTT 200 Bali Yoga Ashram
Marilyn Castañeda is a dance-artist, choreographer, and yogi based out of Phoenix, Arizona. She began her pole journey in June 2023 in order to expand her dance versatility and gain strength. Marilyn holds a BFA in Modern Dance from the University of Utah (The U) as well as a 200 hour YTT certificate from Bali Yoga Ashram and has taken multiple anatomy and physiology courses. Her practice started in 2019 with a meditation course through Tergar Meditation Community led by Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche which helped her shift her life into alignment and a year later she began her asana and pranayama journey. She believes in the magic of yoga to heal the physical, mental, and spiritual bodies and is passionate about teaching the 8 limbs of yoga to share the unity and mastery that yoga brings to oneself. Marilyn enjoys spending time with Fosse (her orange cat), swimming, hiking, and planning her next travel trip.
Level 1/2 PFA Pole Certified
McKenna started her pole journey in January 2021. She had just moved to Arizona. She knew Bree from Utah and decided to take a class with her. McKenna instantly fell in love with pole and has loved seeing her strength and flexibility increase with this exciting sport. She loved that she reconnected with an old friend and has made several new friends by coming to Beautiful Bodies. Mckenna enjoys teaching others how to do pole and see the benefits for themselves. Mckenna is a level 1 & 2 PFA certified instructor. McKenna lives in Surprise with her husband and 2 pitbulls. She has a gymnastics background and loves to run, as well as other physical activities. She loves to travel with her husband and is addicted to Dr. Pepper and french fries. She has an adorable little girl, named Emma.
Level 1 PFA Pole Certified
Payton began her pole journey in August of 2021. She immediately fell in love with pole and progressed quickly. She has an extensive background in dance and cheerleading. Pole dance fitness was one way she could continue to stay in shape and have loads of fun in the process. She is enthusiastic for her students, as they discover new and exciting aspects about themselves. Payton is a level 1 PFA certified instructor. Payton was born and raised in Arizona and absolutely loves it here. In her free time she likes to play video games, socialize with her friends, and of course, practice pole.
Level 1/2/3 PFA Certified
Samantha started her pole journey in January 2021. She has no prior dance, gymnastics, or sport background and struggled to find a physical activity that she enjoyed enough to keep up with. She attended the beginner pole fitness course with Bree and immediately fell in love with the sport. She enjoys the challenge that pole provides and loves the positive changes to her body. After starting pole, Samantha’s confidence in herself and her body image has skyrocketed. She wishes to help others feel confident in themselves through teaching pole fitness. Samantha is a level 1, 2 & 3 PFA certified instructor. Samantha is a wife, mother to one son, and works full time as an IT Program Manager. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, baking, pole fitness, playing video games, and relaxing with her three dogs watching crime documentaries.
Level 1/2/3 PFA Pole Certified; ACE CPT; AFPA HNC; Liquid Motion Certified
Savannah began her pole fitness journey in July 2020, after a few years of bed rest due to health issues. She developed a love and respect for pole fitness; and wants to spread the knowledge and joy she has gained to other students. Savannah wishes for everyone to know, that no matter where your starting point is, anything you desire in life is possible as long as you begin. Savannah is a level 1, 2 & 3 PFA certified instructor. Savannah is a wife and mom to two boys. She is an Arizona native residing in Buckeye. She and her husband own a landscaping company together. Savannah is a Holistic Nutritionist and Certified Personal Trainer. She has recently began her journey to Ayurvedic Health Counseling to better assist those in need. She enjoys pole fitness, horseback riding, hiking, crafts, attending farmers markets, and researching holistic health and nutrition.
Level 1/2 PFA Pole Certified
Tonya has always been intrigued about pole fitness, but never had an opportunity until she discovered Beautiful Bodies in August of 2022. She has been in and out of various sports and activities such as soccer, gymnastics, volleyball, snowboarding, and yoga. Being physically active most of her life, she immediately took to pole. Pole is a new and exciting way for her to increase her strength and endurance, all the while embracing the confidence and self-love it has gifted her. Naturally, Tonya’s passion for pole fitness has driven her to become PFA certified to teach levels 1 and 2. As an instructor, she wants to inspire her students to push themselves out of their comfort zones and reach their individual goals in pole fitness. Tonya and her daughter share a home with her fiancé and his two daughters in Goodyear. She's an adventurer who’s constantly on the move, a world traveler, a realtor, and a craftsman who dabbles into everything she sets her mind to.
What Our Students Are Saying About Us
GRACE HAGL - 2023
"I’ve been taking classes for a couple months now and I have nothing but positivity to share. The instructors are knowledgeable and welcoming as well as all of the other students. I got to see their spring showcase and after all the wonderful routines, I knew I was in talented, professional hands. It was really inspiring to see the potential that pole establishes. This studio serves as a place where I can let go of all other stresses and I get to focus on my physical and mental health. I never dread coming to a class as I used to with other fitness-related activities but rather I am always anticipating one. I highly recommend booking a class no matter what experience you have!!!!"