Michelle Shimmy

Michelle Shimmy (or Shimmy, as she is better known) is the co-owner of the Pole Dance Academy in Bondi Junction, Sydney. Shimmy has a background in rhythmic and artistic gymnastics, belly dance, and aerial circus. Shimmy has been pole dancing since 2006. She has performed and competed in numerous venues around Sydney and internationally. She is the co-creator of the worldwide pole competition Pole Theatre, which promotes the performance side of pole dance. Shimmy is also a proud Brand Ambassador for Bad Kitty and X-Pole.

Some of Shimmy’s titles include:

  • Miss Pole Dance Australia, 2013, 1st Runner Up
  • Australian Pole Championships 2012, Winner, Group/Doubles Division, Finalist, Women’s Division
  • Australian Pole Fitness Championships 2012, Winner, Doubles Division, Finalist, Women’s Division
  • International Pole Masters 2012, Finalist
  • International Pole Championships 2012 1st Runner Up Pole Fit Doubles division
  • World Pole Dance Championships 2011, 3rd place doubles division
  • Asia-Pacific Pole Dance Championship 2011 3rd place doubles division