About The Coven

The Pole Coven

About The Coven

Welcome to the Coven

The Pole Coven is the dream of Chlo, a Portsmouth UK based pole studio that is fully inclusive and creates a true sense of community.

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Our values as a studio are:

- To provide a truly safe space for LGBTQIA+ folk to practice pole dance and fitness in a judgment-free environment

- To encourage our students to be their most authentic selves and to move their bodies in ways that feel good

- To provide an inclusive and accessible space for disabled folks and being open to education on areas within this that we need to work on

- To promote body acceptance, celebrating achievements and self love over diet culture rhetoric 

Join the Coven where you will not only learn some badass tricks, but you'll also build your confidence and meet a host of wonderful people on the way. 

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Meet The Team

Chlo (Lead Instructor/ Studio Owner)

Chlo (all pronouns) is a genderfluid pole instructor and owner of The Pole Coven. They have 10 years of experience in the pole industry and have been teaching for 4 years.

Chlo is on the autism spectrum and loves nothing more than nerding out about technique and problem solving for those nemesis pole moves. They hold a host of qualifications including Spin City Beginner and Intermediate Pole, Xpert Essential Science of Heels and Anatomy and Physiology and are always adding new CPD courses.

Their favourite pole move is a Flatline Scorpio. 

You can catch Chlo teaching an array of pole classes on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. You can also contact us about working on your goals with a private lesson with Chlo. 

Moon (Aerial Hoop Instructor)

Moon (she/ her) is a rock and folk music-loving aerial hoop instructor at The Pole Coven. Moon had been training aerial hoop for 4 years before becoming a Spin City qualified instructor. She has a special interest in supporting people to boost their mental well-being through fitness and fun. 

Their favourite hoop trick is Running Man. 

You can catch Moon teaching Beginners Aerial Hoop on Sundays. You can also contact us about working on your goals with a hoop private lesson with Moon. 

Niina (Pole Instructor)

Niina (she/her) is an ex-stage dancer with a wealth of knowledge with 9 years of experience in pole dance and fitness and she has taught at a number of well-established studios across the country.

Niina's favourite move is anything with a straddle.

You can catch Niina teaching Sensual Slink on Tuesdays (alternating) and Improver/ Intermediate Pole and Stretch & Flex on Wednesdays. 

Gabrielle (Pole Instructor)

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Gabrielle started taking pole classes in 2017, and started teaching in 2024. She is qualified as a beginner-level instructor with The Pole Studio Instructor Training; she is also trained in First Aid, suicide prevention, and adult mental health. She lives in the South Downs with her partner and their cat, who they love very much (maybe too much).

One of her favourite moves is Genie.

You can find Gabrielle teaching our First Timer's Beginners Pole Courses on Wednesdays at 6pm.