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About The Pole Dancing Therapist

Kassia Portas has been pole dancing since 2010 and instructing at Spin City Bristol since 2012. She has been trained through the Spin City Instructor Training and now coaches competitive, instructors and amateur level students.

Kassia combines her knowledge of the body and pole dancing mechanics to give her clients the best treatment possible. She also has experience working with people from non sporting and other sporting backgrounds.  She can help reduce pain, restore functional movement, encourage recovery from injury and increase the body’s overall fluidity and ease of movement.

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Kassia is known for her combinations and technical teaching style, she can spot the smallest corrections to help her students perfect their tricks. She is a 4 star approved instructor through the Pole Dance Community.

Kassia is the CEO and manager of The Bristol Pole Championships and the UK Professional Pole Championships. She has competed many times over the years which gives her a great insight into the competitive world and loves helping others when going through this experience.


Sports Rehabilitation BSc (hons)
Level 5 Diploma in Sports & Remedial Massage
Level 4 Diploma in Holistic Massage
Medical Acupuncture
Pole Dance Certifications: Beginner to Advanced

Competitive Titles

South West Amateur Pole Champion 2012
Miss Pole Dance Semi-Pro Runner Up 2012
UK Professional Pole Championships 3rd place 2013
Yorkshire Pole Champion 2014
Solent Professional Champion 2014
UK Sponsors Choice 2015
2nd Place BPSC 2016
UK 2nd place professional category 2017
UK Best Entertainer – Elite Finalist 2018
UK finalist every year from 2012-18

Kassia created the memberships to help people gain informed advice about how to train effectively and reduce the risk of injury. It is a membership site that provides unlimited access to video tutorials that give the techniques and tools you need to be better – in your body, your training, and your pole dance.
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Work with Kassia to reduce pain, rehab an injury or for sports and holistic massage.

Via Zoom
Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays
Spin City Bristol
Tuesdays, Fridays & Saturdays

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Online & in person

Via Zoom
Elite – Wednesday 6pm
Advanced – Wednesday 7:30pm
Advanced/Intermediate – Monday 7:15pm
Spin City Bristol
Advanced – Monday 6pm
Advanced/Intermediate – Monday 7:15pm
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“Kassia’s classes are the best, with a huge variety of combos catering to all types of polers! Always a supportive atmosphere, would highly recommend” – Eloise Harris


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