Team

Diana Hoffmann

Founder

Qualifications

  • certified Dance Teacher  
  • X-PERT Pole Fitness Trainer Level 1-4
  • Polebatics Pole Trainer first steps (ADC)
  • Polebatics Pole Trainer Level 1 (ADC)
  • Pole Instructor Beginners Level 0-3 (ADC)
  • Pole Instructor Intermediate Level 4-6 (ADC)
  • Pole Instructor Advanced Level 7-9 (ADC)
  • Exercise leader air acrobatics TPZAK

Competitions

  • Deutsche Polesport Meisterschaft 2014, Bochum
    Kategorie: Doubles Elite

  • World Pole Sports Championship 2014, London
  • Kategorie: Doubles Elite 

Diana has been dancing since she was 9 years old. Starting with jazz dance followed modern, contemporary and ballet. In 2011 she discovered Pole Dance for herself and was immediately enthusiastic. She deepened her knowledge in various trainings and further trainings with international pole dance trainers. For Diana, Pole Dance is the perfect combination of dance, aesthetics, strength and acrobatics. She found a passion here that she not only discovered for herself but also wants to pass on to her students.


Sarah Goerres

Pole trainer 

Qualifications

  • Pole Instructor Beginners Level 0-3 (ADC) 
  • Psychology student 

Characterized by the Rhenish Carnival, Sarah initially began with guard and show dance and later practiced in other dance styles such as hip hop, break dance and dancehall. Sarah studied psychology in the Netherlands and got to know pole dance in 2014 during a semester abroad in England and was immediately hooked. She first trained in the Netherlands until she joined us at Poda Studio in 2016 and completed her training as Pole Trainer (ADC). Our "lekker meisje" loves tricks on the pole and can even teach in Dutch :-)


Emmy Messing

Pole & Aerial trainer

Qualifications

  • Pole Instructor Beginners Level 0-3 (ADC)
  • Pole Instructor Intermediate Level 4-6 (ADC)
  • Pole Instructor Advanced Level 7-9 (ADC)
  • Floorwork Instructor all levels Chair Dance Instructor all levels (ADC)
  • Exercise leader air acrobatics TPZAK
  • Internal Aerial Hoop Training (Weightless)
  • Fitness Trainer C license

Competitions

  • Crazy Pole Gala Cup * Advanced finalist
  • Steel on Fire 2019 Double Hoop Professional
  • PSO Pole Cleaner :-) 

Emmy discovered her love of dancing at the age of four and danced ballet for a long time. In her early twenties she discovered love for the Pole. In the meantime, aerial acrobatics and dance are no longer sports, but a passion that can be reinvented every day. That's what fascinates her most about these sports. Emmy has a masters degree in Literature and Cultural Studies and is currently starting her professional career.


Doro Söndgen

Pole trainer

Qualifications

  • Pole Instructor Beginners Level 0-3 (ADC)
  • Trainer license dance sport (DOSB)

After a classical ballet training, Doro has realized her dream of becoming a dancer for more than ten years in national and international dance sports (Latin and standard dances as well as formation dancing). She danced in a professional dance company (Lifegarden Dance Company) and worked as a judge and trainer in performance, width and disabled sports. She made her first Pole Dance experience in 2011 until she came to Poda in 2015. Doro loves exoticism and flexibility and is the best example of the fact that you can do gymnastics even at an advanced age :-)


Lena Helgers

Pole trainer

Qualifications

  • Pole Instructor Beginners Level 0-3 (ADC) 
  • literature and linguistics student RWTH Aachen 

Lena loves dancing! At the age of 3 she started classical ballet, followed by Jazz Dance, Hip Hop & Breakdance, Modern, Contemporary & Lyrical Dance and since 2016 also Pole Dance. Her devotion to dancing can be seen when she is at the pole and is reflected in her clean technique. In her free time, she likes to bake and travel and likes to hang upside down on the pole.


Anna Harings

Pole Trainer

Qualifications

  • Physiotherapist
  • Pole Instructor Beginners Level 0-3 (ADC) 

Anna joined us in 2017 and enriches our team since 2019! In addition to pole dancing, she also loves yoga and diving. 

Anna is a trained physiotherapist and studies Linguistics / Phonetics and Scandinavian Studies at the University of Cologne.


Karoline Wössner

Pole trainer

Qualifications

  • Pole Instructor Basic Education (ADC)
  • french speaker

Our native Swiss came to Aachen to study mechanical engineering in 2018 and promptly marched to the Poda to continue with her favorite sport pole dance. Karo loves everything that has to do with art and creativity. And you can feel that in her lessons and when she dances gracefully on the pole. "The mix of power, stamina, stretch and elegance at the pole is just a new challenge!"


Julia Büscher

Pole trainer

Qualifications

  • X-PERT Pole Fitness Trainer Level 1-2

From Sportmuffel to Pole Addict! Sport was never her cup of tea until Julia 2015 discovered pole dance and did not let go. Today she loves tricks on the pole and especially those for which you really need strength. 

Julia studies biology at the RWTH Aachen University.


Dunja von Zezschwitz

Pole & Pole Kids trainer

Qualifications

  • Polebatics Pole Trainer Level first steps (ADC)

Our Dunja loves not only the medicine but also the dancing on the pole. Movement has been part of everyday life for Dunja since childhood. Training elements from the various sports that she practiced over time (including gymnastics, kickboxing, hip-hop dance) are always used in her lessons. If she does not hang on the pole, she can be found in the climbing gym or on the yoga mat. Dunja is studying medicine at RWTH Aachen University.


Monika Wilk

Rezeption 

  • chemistry student RWTH Aachen

Moni trains since the end of 2015 with us in the Poda Studio and can answer you so also questions about the pole training. With her you can make contracts, buy pole accessories, ask questions about the studio and the courses or just have a chat.

Studio

Our studio is located on Martinstraße, right in the center of Aachen. With its industrial atmosphere, Poda Studio offers optimal conditions for training. Overall it covers an area of 300 square meters of which 150 square meters are used as dance floor on which you will find 13 professional poles with a total height of 3.40 meters that can be folded up on demand.

 

Studio rental possible.

Studio Rental

You are looking for premises? Our studio is perfectly suitable for yoga-, pilates- and dance teachers that are still looking for facilities for their lessons/ workshop. Stereo equipment, mats, yoga blocks, balls, and bands are available to you. Or are you a photographer looking for a special location for your shooting? Feel free to contact us! Times can be agreed upon outside the regular lesson times. Price upon request. 

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