Elena Gibson


Elena Gibson is a professional dancer, choreographer, dance instructor, model, founder of Pole Dancing School, in London UK, creator of “Elena Gibson’s Pole Dancing Technique” instructional DVD series and creator of the “Instructors Development Courses” certifications. 

A former ballet dancer with the National Ballet of Canada, Elena has been performing professionally on international stages in North America and Europe since 1995.  Amongst Elena’s pole dancing career achievements are: first ever crowned as World Pole Dancing Champion 2005, 1st UK Pole Dancing Champion 2005, winner of the “Instructor of the Year 2012” awarded by the International Pole Dance Fitness Association (IPDFA), member of the prestigious International Dance Council CID-UNESCO, member of the entertainment trade union Equity since 1995 Canada and since 2003 UK, Level 3 member of the Register of Exercise Professionals UK and amongst the first officially awarded the “Pioneer Award” for the UK by the Pole Dance Community. 

Recognized for her expertise Elena has been invited on the panel of judges at numerous competitions, having accepted a few: Miss Aerial Pole Switzerland Germany and Austria 2010 in Hamburg, The Irish Pole Dance Championship 2010 in Dublin, Pole Art 2010 in Stockholm, Aerial Pole International 2011 in Bern, Pole Dancing Universe 2011 in Denver, The Italian Pole Dance Championship 2011 in Rome, Miss Pole Dance Brazil 2011 in Curitiba, Pole Art  2011 in Helsinki, UK Professional Pole Championship 2011 in Birmingham, Aerial Pole International 2012 in Bern, Ukrainian Pole Dance Championship 2012 in Odessa, World Pole Sports Championship 2012 in London, the French Pole Dance Championship 2012 in Paris, European Pole Dance Championship 2012 in Rome, Pole Dance Cup 2013 in Warsaw, Australian Pole Dance Championship 2013, Pole Art 2013 in Helsinki; French Pole Dance Championship 2014 in Paris, Swiss Pole Championships 2015 in Geneva.