Meet your Instructors

Bec aka Bebe Sparkle

Creator, Owner & Head Instructor

Bec Collins may be better known as performer ‘Bebe Sparkle’, The Queen of Diamonds and creator/owner of Tasmanians largest and Hobart’s most respected pole studio ‘Diamond Class Pole and Fitness Studio’ which she started in 2007.

She is the award winning creator and business owner of ‘Diamond Class Pole and Fitness Studio’ and an established performer, emcee, producer and troop leader and creator of  ‘The Diamonds of Polesque’.

Working  internationally in her field as the IPDFA IPC International Correspondent and an IPDFA PolePro Master Trainer,  Bec/Bebe is not only internationally accredited at the highest level of pole instructor through the ‘International Pole Dance Fitness Association’, but also instructs for the organisation accrediting other instructors around the World. 

She’s performed in festivals including performing and directing full theatre burlesque/pole shows at ‘Falls Festival’ and her own productions numerous times, Fundraising Balls, Galas,  nightclubs, at ‘Dark Mofo’, been on ‘Australia’s Got Talent’ multiple times as well as on many burlesque stages nationally.

At home she is responsible for progressing pole dance from the pubs and clubs of Hobart to a professional fitness, dance and theatre studio environment.  She has offered Tasmanian polers the opportunity to progress on a national level by producing the only Tasmanian Pole Dance competitions to date including the Tasmanian leg of the ‘Miss Pole Dance Australia competition’ for 5 years.
Recognised nationally as one of the ‘Australian Pole Dancers Magazine’ top 50 most influential people in the industry multiple years, Bec is extremely passionate about offering Tasmanian polers the same, if not better opportunities than are available in other states and is super proud her studio is considered as one of the most professional in Aus and the only professional studio in Hobart with ‘IPDFA’ qualified instructors (the highest accredited internationally recognised qualification accredited with ‘Fitness Australia’ + may more leading Fitness/Acrobatic/Aerial/Pole/Sporting bodies) 

Bec has taught and met copious inspirational women and men that have gone from very little self body/mind confidence and strength to finding a happier, sparklier version of themselves they never thought possible through pole dance and fitness. She’s taught many title winners in Pole Dance, Burlesque, Pinup, Drag as well as being special guest judge and performer for numerous comps including for the renowned ‘Miss Pole Dance Victoria’ multiple times. 

Known for her skills in creative choreography and character work, her flexibility, sex appeal and her uniquely fun, motivational teaching techniques.   Bec has a strong passion and skill for anatomy in relation to technical execution on and off the pole, breaking moves down into immense detail that has her students learning safer, faster, understanding and executing moves at the most professional standard.

Sparkle with Bebe Sparkle aka Bec Collins 😉 

Production Achievements

  • Diamond Production – show producer
  • Miss Pole Dance Tasmania (for 5 events across 2012 to 2016 inclusive)– Tassie leg of MPD Australia)
  • Dr Sketchy’s Hobart (a world wide cult live art and Burlesque show)
  • Tasmanian Pole Dance Championships
  • Miss Burlesque Tas previous producer for years 2010, 2011 and 2013

Performance Achievements 

  • Dark Mofo
  • Falls Festival for 3 years (emcee and performer)
  • Ruby Revue Melb and Sydney .
  • Dr Sketchy’s Sydney
  • Australian Burlesque Festival, Hobart and QLD over 2 years.
  • Australia’s Got Talent – live semi finals 2010 and 2011
  • Flamingos Dance Bar (emcee and performer)
  • Cancer Council annual ball
  • MS society annual ball
  • Many functions and other various gigs.

Awards and Other

  • TCCI Entrepreneur of the Year Commendation Award
  • Ranked #42 2015 and #39 2016 in the Australian Pole Dancers Magazine Top 50 most influential people in the Australian pole community for 2015.
  • Sauce Magazine (local monthly Tas entertainment guide) columnist for 3 years with her own column ‘Saucy Sparkle – Tales of Tease and all things Sparkling.
  • Instructing many students on to win titles in Miss Pole Dance, Miss Burlesque, Tasmanian Pole Fitness Championships and more.
  • Reporter for Tasmanian Living Magazine 2016 to 2019
  • IPDFA PolePro Masters gained in 2019
  • IPDFA International Pole Championships (IPC) Correspondant

    Jess aka Cherry Snow

    Pole Dance Instructor & Studio Manager

    Cherry Snow is the head instructor of the troupe The Diamonds of Polesque and Manager of Diamond Class Pole and Fitness Studio.
    After discovering Burlesque in late 2011, Cherry was amazed by how much her confidence grew and in early 2012 she decided to delve into the world of Pole Dance as well!
    Bringing these elements together (Polesque) in both her teaching and performing, Cherry has found a way to empower women and loves seeing their confidence grow as hers has.

     

    Pole Dancing Achievements 

    • Burlesque since Nov 2011
    • Pole dancing since Jan 2012
    • Instructing since Jan 2015
    • Administrative Manager since 2015
    • Miss Pole Dance Tas finalist 2013 & 2015
    • Australia’s Got Talent State finalist 2015

    Shane

    Pole Dance Instructor

    Shane has been an advanced level poler at Diamond Class since 2012 and a valued staff member for many years best known for his comedic co-emceeing roles at themed shows, cleaning the poles and helping out at every single Diamond pole show and competition and for his ridiculously acrobatic pole tricks we get him to show off regularly!
    Becoming an instructor early 2019 he has judged in-house student comps and is best known for his upper body strength tricks and flips + strength training techniques that add a WOW to any pole routine!

    Haidee

    Pole Dance Instructor

    Haidee has been pole dancing since 2013, having trained in Brisbane and Stockholm, then joined us at Diamond Class in Hobart in 2018.

    She has competed in many in-house student competitions where she has taken away titles in the Advanced Division. She also represented Diamond Class as a finalist in the Miss Pole Dance ACT/TAS heat in 2018.

    In addition, she has performed at exciting events in Hobart with our performance troop ‘The Diamonds of Polesque’. Known for her strong aerial tricks and inversion skills, Haidee has also become an Internationally Accredited Pole Dance instructor with the IPDFA (International Pole Dance and Fitness Association) as a Level #2 PolePro instructor at Diamond Class.

    Her focus is training students with strength and stability methods towards the perfect handstands with and without pole, as well as level instruction

    Danielle

    Pole Dance Instructor

    Danielle joined Diamond Class in 2016 and quickly fell in love! 💗

    She became an ongoing member of the Diamonds of Polesque studio troupe from 2018. While there she created a variety of routines that have pushed her out of her comfort zone to show off those sparkly moves!
    You may have noticed her on our sparkly reception desk too! 🙂

    Performing as ‘Bella Bliss’, Danielle has performed and placed multiple titles throughout intermediate and polesque divisions at in house competitions. The most recent of which was 1st place with our Sparkle and Slay (2020) a heels competition!

    Danielle is eager to meet her students and show them how much fun pole can be! You can expect from her a broad range of music genres and sparkly creativity!