By Eileen Shoals

Please welcome Allison Sipes to the Pole World News family as the newest PWN staff writer. Allison has been a valuable member of the Pole and Aerial Community for many years, but she is new to the family of writers at PWN.

Allison Sipes was a national junior olympic gymnast and trained in professional dance as a child. She is now an ACE and AFAA certified group fitness and aerial instructor, an international performer and instructor, and an entrepreneur.

Allison is an X-Pole Sponsored Athlete, a USPDF Pro, and recently placed 3rd in the 2015 Miss Pole Dance America competition. She is a Master Trainer for XPert Pole Fitness as well as Spin City Aerial Fitness, and has created her own accredited spinning pole teacher training program called Aerius Fitness. Allison is the founder of, The Florida Pole Fitness Championship, The Florida Pole & Aerial Arts Showcase, and is the co-creator of Foxy Kleen, a fun scented fitness equipment cleaner. She recently became the Vice President of the US Pole Sports Federation – which is part of the push to get pole recognized as an Olympic sport. In addition to all of this, Allison also offers private coaching and consulting for students, performers and studio owners who are looking to improve their skills or business, with a new website launched this year called

Allison has been Pole Performing and Instructing since 2005.

Her classes focus on combining dance, spins, aerial tricks and flexibility training from beginner through advanced levels. Allison also emphasizes proper technique and stretching for injury prevention. Allison not only brings her professional competition experience but also her classical dance expertise from her over 20 years of training to create a unique teaching environment in the “art of pole.”

In 2013, Allison demonstrated for X-Pole at one of the largest fitness and body building expos in Europe at FIBO for over 80,000 attendees. She has special guest performed and judged many pole and aerial competitions including Miss Texas Pole Star, the Canadian Pole Fitness Championships, the Halifax East Coast Pole Championships, Polesque, the Southeast Aerial Art Championship, and the North American Pole Dance Championships.

Allison has also been a featured guest performer at the International Pole Convention for the past 4 years.

Allison is available for training, performances and workshops around the world. To find out more please

Social Media:

Instagram: @AllieGatorUF


Allison Sipes



USPDF Pro Pole Athlete

XPole Spokesmodel & Sponsored Athlete

Aerius Fitness Master Trainer

XPert Master Trainer

Spin City Aerial Hoop Master Trainer

ACE & AFAA Certified Trainer