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Sharis     Dance is as essential to my life as air, food and water. When I hear a song, no matter where I am, whether at home, the store or even church, my body just wants to dance. So when I was given the opportunity to teach at Studio Venus, it was a perfect match. Studio Venus provides the canvas and environment for me to be able to share my passion and love of dancing with anyone who is willing to learn. I’ve danced my entire life and bring my life long experiences in dance with me everywhere I go, especially to my classes at Studio Venus. Hard work, getting results and having a lot of fun doing it is what anyone who dances in my class should expect.

Being a mother myself, I know all the obstacles that hinder mothers from achieving their fitness goals. I truly believe that dance is an incredible vehicle to overcoming those obstacles in a fun manner. It’s a process and a lifestyle change that I want to help my students navigate. Dance, healthy eating, and positive mindset are all key components of the journey that I want to take you through. Hope to see you in a class soon!
     
Erin     Fitness has always been a love of mine, but like most women, it didn't always come easy to me. My weight yo-yo's. I would get very bulky during certain workouts, and because of a back injury, certain workouts I loved, I could no longer do. When I found yoga, things started to change for me! I started to see my curves and as beautiful, instead of lumps and bumps. Yoga has strengthen my back, core, and improved overall flexibility. I have enjoyed teaching yoga for the past 2 years. Through continuing yoga studies, I was introduced to ballet barre fitness. As one of the only certified barre instructors in northwest Indiana, I am thrilled with the results I am seeing for my students. Ballet barre hits all the major areas that are problems for women; the stomach, hips, butt, and thighs! It slims and shapes them in a fun and challenging way. Join me for a barre and yoga class and see what your body can truly look like.
     
Heather     I am addicted to Pole! I discovered this class 5 years ago and it changed my life! I had put on weight from having my two children, I became a stay at home mom, and completely lost myself. I longed to be sexy and confident again. A friend invited me to try a class, and that's when I fell in love, not with what I could be if I changed, but who I was. Yes, my body transformed. I became stronger, I stood taller, I lost weight, but more importantly, I learned to appreciate me! It is truly the workout for every part of every woman and I can't wait to help you on your journey!
     
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Rachel     I found pole a few years ago when I was looking for a workout to keep my attention and fell in love with it! I always want to share the things I find and love and this is one of them. I loved the way I got comfortable in my own skin and how I can move while firming up. The best part of teaching is watching a woman learn that what she once said and thought was impossible is something she can do. My personal pole motto is - It doesn’t matter how slow you go as long as you never stop!
     
Karen Owner     My Pole journey began in 2006. After a lifetime in fitness, COPD was limiting my endurance. I found pole to be slow motion, hypnotic and made me feel sexy! It continues to amaze me how challengingly effective it is to move slowly with discipline as opposed to relying on momentum. After 2 years of training, I started to share my new passion with others! The first 5 years I continued to grow in strength, endurance, flexibility, and confidence despite my disease! As an Instructor, the greatest gift of all is watching other women develop their skills, joy of accomplishment, self-appreciation, and supporting and helping others! Meeting new challenges is life’s greatest gift! When Insurance became available to me in 2015, I was seen by a pulmonologist. That’s when I began to face the reality that my disease had progressed to where I would not get better without extreme measures. Unable to dance, my teaching days were numbered… I have been so blessed to have found pole. It has completely changed my life in every area! The greatest thing of all is Studio Venus will continue to be The Workout for Every Part of Every Woman! Come see for yourself! DANCE.