Jennifer

Owner & Curriculum Director

Jennifer is the owner, curriculum director, and instructor at Divine Movement Dance. She first began pole dancing in 2005 in Los Angeles, and began teaching in 2006. Her love of dance and movement of all forms, combined with her background in business leadership led her to become a part of Divine Movement Dance. Jennifer is excited to share her passion for dance with the Divine Movement community.

Pamela

Curriculum Director, Principal Instructor

Pamela is a modern dancer, choreographer, performer, teacher and movement artist. Originally from the Pittsburgh area, Pamela received her BFA in Modern Dance from Towson State University. She began her pole dancing journey at Divine Movement in 2012, and was instantly enamored by the strength, artistry, beauty and support of this community. Her classes offer students the opportunity to explore creative, artistic and athletic edges of movement on and off the pole while cultivating a supportive and nurturing environment. Pole dance is one of the most satisfying forms of art and movement to Pamela ~ pushing her to achieve things she could never have imagined and is excited to share her passion with each of you.

Credentials:
2017 PSO NW Pole Championships - Bronze Women's Professional Division
2015 PSO NW Aerial Art Championships - Silver Artistic Professional Division
2015 PSO US National Pole Championships - Champion Level 4 Masters
2014 PSO Pacific Pole Championships - Champion Level 3 Masters
Divine Movement Certified Pole Instructor Phases 1-3
Elevated Certified Pole Instructor Level 1 (2014)
Elevated Certified Flexibility Instructor Level 1 (2016)

Susan

Principal Instructor, Curriculum Development

Susan began taking classes at Divine Movement in 2010, and fell in love within the first 10 minutes. She considers her teaching style to be encouraging, flowing, and precise, bringing together years of teaching ballet, modern dance, pilates, and pole at Divine.

Erika

Principal Instructor

Erika began pole dancing at Divine in 2012. She previously trained in ballet and modern for more than two decades. After taking a hiatus from dancing, Erika fell in love with movement again when she found pole dancing. She enjoys the never ending challenge of learning and perfecting new tricks, and the freedom to dance and create movement that is unique to every person. She can't wait to see you in class!

Hannah B.

Principal Instructor

Hannah began dancing at Divine Movement in February 2016. She has a close friend just beginning as an instructor and she needed students for her class. Hannah thought she was the one helping out her friend that needed to fill a room, but didn’t realize how meaningful the experience would be and fully fell in love with the dance, the community, and the Divine life. Each new class has provided a unique way to connect with herself and others and she hopes to spread that joy to others.

Iris

Principal Instructor

Iris (stage name Izzy) discovered pole dancing in 2013 and immediately became obsessed. With a background in gymnastics, she loves the strength and precision of pole dance and revels in finding flow and emotion through movement. During her journey at Divine, she’s grown to embrace the freedom offered by Boudoir Dance: permission to move slowly, to be messy, to own and cherish your unique dance. Iris is a Divine Movement Certified Pole Instructor, Phases 1 & 2.

Jean

Principal Instructor

Jean came to Divine non-athletic, non-body aware, and without a dance background. But hair toss by hair toss, she learned how to feel within her own body, and dance became her forever drug of choice. Her desire to cross train for the technical side of pole led her on an anatomical trek into yoga & barre teacher training, and her true passion for teaching revealed itself. Pole has become her way she finds her own sense of home again, a connection to her body, and an incredible space of self-love and connected sensuality.

Awards/Certifications:
2017 PSO NW - Championship Level 1 Junior/Senior Champion
2018 PSO NW Exotic Level 2 Jr/Sr - Bronze Medal
2019 PSO Emerald Entertainment Level 2 Jr/Sr - Silver Medal
Certified Barre Instructor
Certified Yoga Teacher, RYT-200
Myofascial Release, Ball Therapy Instructor

Krissy

Principal Instructor

Krissy was introduced to pole dancing after a friend attended a few classes at Divine Movement and told her what a fun workout pole was. She started with Boudoir 101 in March of 2011 and was hooked after her first class. Divine Movement allowed Krissy to really breathe and rediscover her true self through movement and music. Krissy has a dance background from high school and college, but didn’t return to it for almost a decade until she discovered her love for pole dancing. She is excited to share her passion of movement and hopes that other women are able to feel the empowering confidence pole dancing brings.

Liz

Principal Instructor

Liz started taking classes at Divine in January of 2012. With no formal background in dance, feeling awkward and uncoordinated, she fell in love with the freedom Boudoir dance celebrates. She has never looked back!

Olivia

Principal Instructor

Olivia started her Divine journey in 2016, and has been dancing since she was sixteen in all styles of dance. Having been a thespian in her hometown she made a journey to Seattle where she lost dance. She came back wanting to try something new having bounced back from a past life she not only found dance again but found Divine Movement. Never did she think she would find a place where she could blend both of her passions. Dance and Sensuality. Having moved to Seattle and never really feeling like she fit in, it’s nice to find a place she can call home. Now she’s in the Boudoir and Pole world and you can probably catch her slithering across the floor and hair tossing her way across the room.

Sara

Principal Instructor

Sara has been pole dancing since her birthday in 2011! She has found a home within Divine that she didn’t know she needed at first. Sara has competed 4 times, placing in First, Second and Third after her first time competing. She loves to be on stage but more than anything she loves to find the solace in the studio with all the beautiful dancers.

Anna

Instructor

Anna began pole dancing at Divine in 2018. With a background in dance and yoga, she immediately loved the athleticism of pole and learning new ways to explore creative expression. Divine has taught her to slow down and to relish being in the moment. She loves how this unfolds in her freestyle dance at the studio and on stage.

Caitlin

Instructor

Caitlin came to a Pole 101 drop in in 2015 and she knew right away that it was meant to be. Divine quickly became a second home! While she had danced on and off for many years prior, she never quite found her place in the dance world. That changed the moment she discovered Divine! She loves the sensual nature of Pole and Boudoir Dance, the feeling of spin pole, and all of the little victories that come with gaining strength and learning new tricks!

Dayna

Instructor

Dayna has been a student at Divine since 2011. She immediately loved the fun challenge that pole dancing represented for her. Over the years, her love of the movement, freedom, and space offered at Divine has only grown. In 2017, she became an instructor and has been so happy to help students find their own movement and freedom within our space.

Jane

Instructor

Jane came to Divine at the persistent urging of a trusted friend and repeated viewings of the “why I dance” video on YouTube. She could tell immediately that this was her sanctuary. She started spending as much time as possible at the studio for the therapeutic and cathartic magic that she felt, and discovered an extra bonus of increased physical strength and power. She feels truly fortunate and honored to be able to share her home with such beautiful and brave women.

Jenna

Instructor

Jenna started dancing at Divine in 2012. With a background in rock climbing and yoga and was looking for a different form of fitness that was more expressive. She had always loved watching people dance but always felt too inhibited when doing it herself. Divine has given her an opportunity to transform, grow, and evolve into a more expressive, confident, and accepting person. She loves sharing her joy of dance with new students.

Jill

Instructor

Jill joined Divine in April 2013, several months after having her daughter. Dancing at Divine allowed her to become more closely (re)connected to her body after being pregnant and giving birth. She loves expressing herself through movement, being in touch with her sensual body and unashamed of all that it's capable of. Divine has given Jill an outlet for creative expression she never knew she needed…and now as an instructor she loves being able to share this with her students! She is passionate about empowering each dancer to achieve their highest potential, while also having as much fun as possible.

Additional Certification:
Yoga Alliance RYT-200

Jo H.

Instructor

Jo began pole dancing in 2016 after years of her mom begging her to take a class. Her best friend enthusiastically encouraged her to try out the Boudoir 101 series saying- "it's so much more than pole"! From the first class, Jo knew Divine was something special. She enjoys having the space to explore movement while building community.

Joey

Instructor

Joey started dancing at Divine Movement in 2016, when she was looking for a new hobby. Without any prior dance experience, she fell in love with pole dancing because it makes her feel strong and acrobatic. Joey wants to spread the joy of dancing and body positivity to more people.

Lauren

Instructor

Lauren started her Divine journey in 2017 when she attended a friend’s bachelorette party and was immediately hooked. Lauren had no dance background when she began at Divine, and boudoir unlocked a joy of exploring authentic emotion and experience in dance that she didn’t know she was missing till then. Lauren also received the gift of community where women support each other, cheer each other on, and accept each other and our bodies wherever they’re at each day. She seeks to pass this gift forward and that every student in her class feels supported, empowered, and embraced

Missy

Instructor

Missy found Divine Movement in 2014. What she thought would be just an interesting 6 week experience, has become her passion. She has explored some of the technical parts of pole dancing, which she loves, and really found her home with Boudoir Dance. Boudoir Dance fits Missy beautifully, almost like a second skin. For Missy, being a dance instructor and sharing the beauty, and the marriage of Boudoir Dance & Pole Dance is a dream come true.

Molly B

Instructor

Molly B is a Seattle native who came to Divine every way you can--a bachelorette party, a workshop, and finally a Boudoir series in 2016--and fell in love with the softness and kindness of both the dance and the community she discovered. Having been a bodyworker for a decade in a previous life, she considers it a true honor and privilege to hold space for people as they explore and uncover authentic, sometimes vulnerable, powerful, and nutritious movement. At the studio, Molly is most often found rolling on the floor with a face full of hair and a raspy voice from perpetual delighted squeals.

Molly G

Instructor

Molly started dancing at Divine at the beginning of 2016, when a dear friend convinced her to try pole, and she fell in love right away. With a movement background in contra and blues dancing, rock climbing, and theater, she loves combining physical challenges with creative expression. She is incredibly excited to share the love of dance with more women, and she can be found alternately upside down or rolling around on the floor.

Morgan

Instructor

Morgan has always danced through life, starting with Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Modern, and Hip Hop. She continued to dance and discovered her love for the human experience at University of Idaho where she double majored in Dance and Exercise Science and Health with a minor in Psychology. Post college, Morgan moved to Seattle where she quickly discovered Divine and has been found on the pole ever since.

Nicole

Instructor

Coming Soon!

Priscilla

Instructor

Priscilla came to Divine Movement in 2014 at the end of a summer where she had been testing out various dance classes around the city. She stepped one foot into the studio and has been hooked ever since. She grew up an athlete but always felt a calling to dance and movement which she has felt free and encouraged to explore at Divine, falling deeply in love with the Boudoir style of dance. Dance has become her main outlet of creativity over the years, pushing aside writing and crafting but she has no complaints. She’s found a home at Diving and is extremely grateful to be part of such a wonderful and loving community.

Roisin

Instructor

Roisin rediscovered her love of dancing when she joined a bellydance club in college. After she moved to Seattle, she began looking for a new dance adventure and signed up for pole after a coworker recommended it. Roisin could not get enough of the supportive community and freedom of expression she found through Pole and Boudoir dance. Divine Movement has been a staple in her life ever since.

Sasha

Instructor

Sasha started at Divine somewhere in between a knee injury and 2016. Dancing here has been immeasurably therapeutic for her, physically and emotionally. With a little background in gymnastic, ice skating, martial arts, and aerial silks, Sasha embraces a variety of stylistic elements into her dance. For her, teaching is a natural extension of learning, and she is grateful to have the opportunity to guide students through the creative process of building their own unique style.

Shelly

Instructor

Shelly was born and raised in Michigan where she went to school for Theater and Psychology. Always looking for ways to grow and learn she moved to San Francisco and eventually Seattle where she discovered Divine. Once the movement and culture washed over her she never looked back. She found things at Divine that satisfied each part of her personality; being able to perform, becoming stronger, mentally and physically, and making friendships with the coolest people on the planet!

Jas

Instructor

Jas started dancing at Divine in 2017 and immediately fell in love with the studio. She enjoys expressing her most authentic feelings through Boudoir dance. And Divine offers/encourages the atmosphere to honor that. Dancing at Divine simply brings her joy and makes her feel strong. As one of the instructors at Divine, she can't wait to share such empowering experiences with others.

Allison

Instructor

Coming Soon!

Cristina H.

Instructor

Coming Soon!