Meet the team

Melissa Gray – CEO

Melissa Gray – CEO - Founder

Melissa Gray is the CEO of London Dance Academy, a physical performer, dance and yoga teacher. With over 2 decades of experience in yoga, anatomy and a broad variety of dance and fitness-based disciplines, she first opened the doors to her dance academy in 2005.  Melissa’s career as a teacher…
Read more
Alexe – co-founder

Alexe – co-founder

Alexe co-founded LAP / LDA – (originally the London Academy of Pole Dancing) – in 2006, following her…
Read more

Our teachers

Alexi

Alexi

Alexi is a Level 4 Master Trainer with 8 years experience within the Health and Fitness Industry as…
Read more
Andrew

Andrew

Andrew teaches our Pole Lads classes every week at London Dance Academy. Having completed his pole instructor qualification,…
Read more
Angeliki

Angeliki

Angeliki teaches aerial hoop and aerial silks at London Dance Academy. She holds a Foundation degree and Postgraduate…
Read more
Anna

Anna

Anna teaches hoop and stretch classes regularly at London Dance Academy and frequently covers pole level classes too.…
Read more
Anouska

Anouska

Anouska teaches Discover Pole, Pole Level 1, Pole Level 2, Exotic Pole, Twerk, LAP dance and conditioning at…
Read more
Ayesha

Ayesha

Ayesha Agogo teaches London Dance Academy Pole Levels 3 and 4, as well as Pole Flow, Poleography and…
Read more
Claire

Claire

Claire teaches weekly level 2 Pole Dance classes at London Dance Academy and is also qualified to teach…
Read more
Claudia

Claudia

Claudia Contortionist has been declared as ‘Britain’s Bendiest Woman’ (This Morning ITV, Daily Mail Online, The Sun Online).…
Read more
Elisabetta

Elisabetta

I love to Elisabetta teaches Aerial Yoga and Hoop at London Dance Academy. She is a qualified yoga…
Read more
Hannah

Hannah

Hannah Rose teaches our core pole level classes and spin pole at levels 3 to 5, alongside Conditioning,…
Read more
Isis

Isis

Isis Victoria Rose started dancing as soon as she started to walk. A professional dancer for over 9…
Read more
Jackie

Jackie

Jackie teaches many of our key pole level classes at London Dance Academy, from Discover Pole right through…
Read more
Jo

Jo

Jo Foley teaches aerial silks, hoop and stretch at London Dance Academy. She has over 15 years experience…
Read more
Katarina

Katarina

Katarina teaches our morning and lunchtime pole level classes from Discover Pole, levels 1 through to 3, holistic…
Read more
Kerry

Kerry

Kerry teaches AntiGravity Yoga at London Dance Academy.  She first tried an AntiGravity Yoga class back in 2016…
Read more
Laura

Laura

Laura has got a long experience in pole. “I started pole dancing 10 years ago in Queenstown, New…
Read more
Lisa

Lisa

Lisa is a champion of everything sexy here at London Dance Academy. You’ll find her teaching Exotic Tricks…
Read more
Louise

Louise

Louise is a professional Dancer and Choreographer,  Magician an Illusionist. She has worked with the worlds most renowned…
Read more
Lowri

Lowri

Lowri is one of the UK’s up and coming contortionists and aerialists. She has performed in a vast…
Read more
Magda

Magda

Magda teaches Splits and our Pole level classes here at London Dance Academy. She runs weekly Discover Pole…
Read more
Maya

Maya

Maya (aka Iracy Veloso ) comes from a dance background (ballet, contemporary and folk dance). She has a…
Read more
Melissa

Melissa

Melissa Gray is the CEO of London Dance Academy, a physical performer, dance and yoga teacher. With over…
Read more
Natalie

Natalie

Natalie teaches aerial hoop, silks and hammock classes, including aerial yoga dance. She is an experienced dance teacher…
Read more
Nofisa

Nofisa

Nofisa teaches Discover Pole at London Dance Academy and is a cover teacher for some of our other…
Read more
Rachel

Rachel

Rachel started dancing at the age of 5.  “Some of my friends asked me to join them at…
Read more
Sophie

Sophie

Sophie teaches our key pole level classes at London Dance Academy, from beginner through to elementary, intermediate and…
Read more