Meet Our Instructors

Shawna - owner


 Shawna is the owner and founder of  Brevard's only ALL Aerial Fitness Studio,  Polercise™. Shawna is a  certified & credentialed teacher. She graduated with a degree in  education from the University of Northern Colorado and taught school for  12 years. She has combined her skills as a former teacher/coach to  create a safe and comfortable environment for the ladies of every age,  shape & size to work-out in a fun way! 

Jacque - pole, silks & lyra


 Jacque has been performing and training as a freelance aerialist since 2009. She is AFAA certified group fitness professional, and she has had training in proper rigging technique. Her aerial education started with pole fitness classes and then progressed through various aerial circus equipment.  Jacque teaches pole fitness, silks, lyra, dance, circuit & flexibility classes at Polercise™. 

Lindsay - pole


Lindsay fell in love with pole fitness after her first class at Polercise™!  She is our pole conditioning instructor, and she brings her military experiences to her pole classes. Lindsay makes working out fun, while giving you more confidence to feel  sexy. Lindsay teaches pole conditioning and pole level 2. 

Sandi - intermediate pole


  Sandi came to Polercise™ looking for a new challenge after retiring from competitive fitness. With 10 national top 5 finishes, an overall national championship title, and professional status in the IFFBB, she was ready to move on to the next big adventure and quickly fell in love with pole fitness.  Sandi teaches the upper level pole fitness classes.

Marina - silks & lyra


 Marina was new to the Melbourne area and joined Polercise™ to meet new ladies & workout. She fell in love with all of the different aerial classes and joined the Polercise™ Pixies performance team at Pole for a Purpose in Tampa,  Florida. Soon after, Marina decided she wanted to become a Polercise™ instructor and began the training program. Join her for a fun class! Marina teaches lyra and silks.

Tee - dance instructor


Tee has an extensive background in tap, ballet and jazz dancing. She has trained at the Princeton Ballet for Point & Modern dance, and was trained by a New York City Rocket, Verna Pharo. Tee has choreographed for the South Brunswick Dance Team, Plainfield Performing Arts, and South Brunswick Cheer Team. She is also a certified independent Zumba instructor. Everyone loves to take her classes because of her enthusiasm & energy she brings to each and every class. She is able to incorporate her love of dance & fitness for every age & every level.

Maggie - stretching


Maggie is a massage therapist; and therefore, brings a lot of her education and knowledge to the Polercise Studio in her Heat Therapy Stretching Splits class. Her goal is to get every lady in the splits within three months of coming to her class on a continuous basis! The ladies enjoy working hard and singing to the 90's music :-)

Eden - yoga & aerial yoga


Eden started loving yoga at an early age. Yoga has helped her manage her back issues and sustain her mental health. In  2018, Eden graduated from Heartwood Retreat Center with her yoga certification and aerial yoga certification. She has been working with mentally handicap adults on the mat, and in the aerial hammocks since August 2018. Although she has only a year of experience in teaching yoga she is excited to learn and grow into an amazing aerial and yoga teacher.  Join her Monday-Thursday for Beginner Yoga and Aerial Yoga 9:30am-10:30am. 

Sally - pilates & stretching


As a child Sally loved jazz and ballet classes, and always wanted to be a  dance teacher. As an adult, she started taking pilates classes and  became addicted to it. In 2004, Sally received her certification for pilates  instruction and began teaching classes. Pilates is her passion! Sally's  style of pilates is very traditional, which lends itself to many ballet  moves & poses. No matter what age you are, you can benefit from  pilates. Sally hopes to see you in her class!