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Kyra Johannesen

Kyra Johannesen

Founder and Master Trainer

Kyra began dancing in Phoenix, Arizona at the age of four and later moved to Los Angeles to study at the Edge Performing Arts Studio. Kyra has choreographed performances for international musicians, bands, and industrials.

Kyra discovered pole dancing and quickly embraced this form of physical art. Crunch Gym in New York City asked her to develop the pole dance program for their group fitness department. Kyra functioned as the National Pole Fitness Director for Crunch Gym from 2011-2013. She is one of the founding writers and acted as a principal master trainers for X-Pert pole fitness teacher training program from 2010-2012.

Kyra is the co-owner of Body & Pole, an aerial dance school where fitness meets aerial dance, located in the heart of New York City. She  is one of the founders and choreographers for ÆRA, an aerial dance company that creates experiential art through aerial movement. Her vision for the art of instruction and performance is her vision for life – Grow, be honest, your story is beautiful; let’s just tell it. She delivers in every moment, on and off the the dance floor.