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Symone has performed on pole and other aerial disciplines in Hong Kong and around the world since 2004. Being the first X-Pole certified aerial instructor in Asia (since 2014) and Master Trainer (since 2018), she is one of the most sought-after instructors in the region.

Between 2009-2017 she ran her own studio “Pole Paradise Studio”, and now continues to dedicate her time to training and teaching new moves on pole, hoop (Lyra), silks (fabrics), cube, static trapeze, chains and burlesque to any and all those willing to try. Pole Paradise Studio was the first studio in the world to create an aerial combined tournament, first starting locally in HK in 2010, then going internationally from 2011 to 2014. Symone has mentored other competitions of similar format that have opened since, including the US Aerial Championships and Airstars in Taiwan.

She is qualified in the following areas:

· Pole Dance Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced levels (Vertical Dance)
· Pole Dance Level 1-4 (Xpert)
· Aerial Sling Beginner & Intermediate level; Pole Dance Advanced level; Aerial Hoop Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced levels; Anatomy & Physiology; Stretch & Flexibility; Strength & Conditioning (Spin City)
· Aerial Silks & Static Trapeze Introductory level (NECCA)
· Fab Pole level 1 & 2 (L’Ru Studios)
· Youth Pole Sports Coach and Aerial Hammock (Epic/ IPSF)
· TRX Rip Trainer (TRX)
· 4D Pro Bungee Fitness Trainer (4D Pro/ AUM Yoga Academy)
· Yoga Teacher Foundation Training Course (AUM Yoga)

In her career she has the following competition placements:

· Winner in the Hong Kong International Pole Dance Competition 2011 - Doubles (Hong Kong)
· 2nd place in the 1st China National Pole Dancing Championship 2007 (Hong Kong)
· 2nd place in the (Pole Fit) International Pole Dance Fitness Championship 2008 (Manila, Philippines)

Symone has been an international guest judge for competitions in Hong Kong, Russia, Thailand, Taiwan, China, Japan & has taught workshops in the Philippines, Greece, USA, Canada, Japan, Taiwan, Indonesia & China.

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