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Michelle Shimmy is
Sydney-based internationally-renowned pole performer, entertainer and instructor. With her sister Maddie Sparkle, she owns the Pole Dance Academy, with 3 studios in Sydney, Australia and 1 in Singapore. Shimmy tours internationally, to perform, judge, MC and instruct.
Shimmy is an industry-builder, and in 2015 her work to grow the pole industry was recognised with the following awards:
- 2015 IPDFA Industry Person of the Year Award
-2015 United Pole Artists Poler of the Year Award
Shimmy is available for performances at corporate events, bars/nightclubs, private parties, festivals, product launches and other special events. Shimmy is a versatile performer
and has performed all over the world, including:
- Gravity First Showcase, Mexico City 2013
- Ink n Iron Festival, Los Angeles, 2013
- Girl Next Door Soiree, Los Angeles, 2013
- Sydney Sensual Ball, 2012
- Black Tie Ball, Sydney, 2012
- Regular performances at Victoria Room
- Regular performances at Ivy Penthouse
- Private Parties
- Weddings/Corporate Events
In 2015, Shimmy was awarded the International Pole Dance Fitness Association Industry Award for contribution to the pole industry. In 2015, she was named Poler of the Year by United Pole Artists.
In 2012, Shimmy was First Runner Up at Miss Pole Dance Australia, and along with doubles partner Matty Shields, she won the 2012 Australian Pole Dance Fitness Championships in the doubles division and placed 3rd in the Women's Division, as well as the Australian Pole Championships 2012 in the doubles/group division.
Other competition results include:
- International Pole Championships, Runner Up, Polefit Doubles 2012
- World Pole Dance Championships 2011, 3rd place doubles division
- World Pole Dance Championships Women's Division semi-finalist 2011
- Asia-Pacific Pole Dance Championship 2011 3rd place doubles division
For more videos and photos of Matty & Shimmy's doubles performances, click here.
Shimmy performed at Girl Next Door in Los Angeles in June. Take a look at her hilarious and entertaining Naughty Ballerina performance!
If you are interested in hosting a workshop with Shimmy at your studio, email firstname.lastname@example.org for a list of workshop descriptions, info and more. Click here for a description of Shimmy's workshops.