TEACHERS

SarahJade Martin.

Sarah founded Blush Dance School in 2007, and has loved every minute of it. Sarah has been dancing for over 20 years. She grew up performing and competing in gymastic and dance events in Melbourne and Sydney, but has found her new love in teaching, and hanging upside down on a pole. She was the founder of A Velvet Affair, a monthly vaudeville burlesque show. She is actively involved in the pole dance industry as a Director of the Australian Pole Dance Championships & is a co-producer of Encore! Sydney Pole Show.

Sheena Miss Demeanour

Sheena is a pole dancer and burlesque artist who has been dancing since the age of 3, with classical ballet being her first love. She performs regularly on the burlesque circuit as her alter ego, Sheena Miss Demeanour, and loves fusing pole and burlesque together in her performances, creating Polesque. Sheena has a dance background in jazz, ballet, tap, bollywood and hip-hop and is a keen pilates student. She loves passing on her love of dance at Blush and aims to provide students with a fun workout and a renewed confidence in their physical capabilities.
Sheena is the Studio Manager at Blush Dance School.

Danica Lee

A highly experienced and versatile performer, with shows that can be soft and sensual right through to outrageous and hilarious, it's no wonder Danica Lee has emerged as a favourite in the Australian burlesque scene. Incorporating elements of traditional burlesque striptease and humour with pantomime and sass, she can have you rolling in the isles or loosening that collar, wondering if it's hot in here or if it's just you. With her classical figure, she has been described as having 'curves that will knock your socks off' and 'looks to keep you down for the count.'



Amber Ray

Amber is a professional performer and instructor in both the pole dance industry and dance entertainment industry. Amber took up pole dancing in 2006 to add another skill to her dancing repertoire. Quickly becoming obsessed, she has since showcased her dance skills for many corporate functions, launches, sporting events and competitions both nationally and internationally.

Daisy Adelle

Daisy is a freelance pole instructor and showgirl from Sydney who has been pole dancing for 7 years. She teaches all pole dance levels, lap and chair dancing, choreography and flexibility classes. She has trained with some of Australias and the worlds best pole dancers. She was a finalist in APDC 2011 & MPDA 2010.



Malinda Thirlaway

Malinda is loved by her students as much as she loves them. She has been teaching pole dancing at Blush for 2 years, having previously been teaching in the UK. She has sucessfully competed in Sydney-based pole competitons and is always a crowd favourite.



Steph Thomas

Steph hasbeen trained in jazz, ballet, hiphop, contemporary, tap, break dance, popping & locking, lyrical, acrobatics, musical theatre, cabaret, singing and acting, and completed a Cert IV in Performing Art in 2009. She is a confident teacher and performer, who has been hired to perform at many corporate events as well as being a featured dancer in film clips and TVC's.



Summer Elise

Summer has been a dancer from the early age of 2, with vast experience in many dance styles including; jazz, tap, ballet, hip hop, modern, contemporary, musical theater, acrobatics, gymnastics and also singing. A born performer, Summer took up Pole Dancing in 2008 and has not looked back since! Summer has been teaching, performing and competing professionally nationally and internationally since 2009.



Samantha Sudbury

Sam was trained in pole dancing over 6 years ago in London and brought her skills back to Australia, and has been training students and teachers ever since. She was the Managing Director of Polestars Australia which was responsible for mainstreaming pole dancing in Australia. Her love of pole dancing and all things sexy is infectious and is what makes her such a great teacher.

Mimi Le Noire

Mimi Le Noire was once an International Ballroom champion, and she represents a new style of burlesque. A mixture of sensual dance and traditional art of tease. Mimi has performed all over Europe and Russia and has now came to capture Australia.



Wendy Scmendy

Wendy first stumbled into the world of Pole Dancing for fitness up in Brisbane back in 2006. What started as a mild interest, turned into a wicked thrill, which turned into outright passion and after teaching for the last 6 years she's still addicted! Since arriving in Sydney 2 years ago, she has made Blush her new home and the passion continues to grow. She is inspired by the teachers and students around her and loves learning new skills like Burlesque and Fan Dancing. Whether it's a 6 week course or a weekend workshop, she looks forward to dancing it out with you next time you're in the studio.

Lauren LaRouge

Lauren has been delighting audiences with her fresh burlesque/cabaret style performances for the last 3 years. However, she has spent her entire life singing into a toothbrush, posing in front of the mirror and dreaming of one day becoming a shimmering showgirl. It is her belief that every woman has a 'diva' or 'minx' inside of her just waiting to be released! Lauren has been teaching at Blush for the last year, so come release your inner burlesque bombshell with Miss LaRouge, who values FUN as much as fabulous in her classes.

Holly J'aDoll

Holly J'aDoll is a trained fan dancer, theatre performer, burlesque artist and pin up model who demolishes stereotypes with her snarling stage presence and downright vicious shimmy! Quickly establishing her very own crazy-sexy-cool brand of performance, Holly regularly adorns the stages of Australia's most respected burlesque and cabaret events. The Doll recently took to the stage at the Australian Burlesque Festival, and was a feature performer at Parklife 2010, The 2010 Sydney Tattoo & Body Art Expo, the Mazda2 Big Night Out, and the 2010 Hair Expo.