Clare Stringer

Studio Director & Lead Instructor

Clare has been dancing for over 23 years and has been teaching Pole and Aerial Fitness for more than 13 years.

Having gained qualifications in both dance & fitness including Exercise to Music. As well as extensive instrcutor training across all aerial disciplines taught at the studio.


Clare performs Pole & Aerial Hoop professionally at corporate events and competes in national competitions.

Clare proudly works with industry leaders XPERT Aerial Fitness as an instructor trainer within their European team.


She has also trained with AntiGravity®,  , completing certifications in AG Fundamentals 1&2, AG Aerial Yoga 1 & AirBarre.


In 2019 Clare competed in Authentics Midlands Pole Dance Competition, placing 3rd. Dance Filthy Northern placing 2nd and is the current Exotic Generation UK New Face winner. 

Hannah Neale

Advanced Pole Fitness & Aerial Hoop Instructor

Hannah has been training in Aerial disciplines for 7 years and began instructing 4 years ago, completing her training with Spin City Fitness.

Having trained with AntiGrvaity®, Hannah completed instructor certifications in AG Fundamentals level 1&2. 


Hannah joined The Flight Lab team in 2016 and has taken our advanced tricks classes to a whole new level! You will also find her running our amazing Body Flex classes on a Tuesday!


In 2019, she competed in Authentics Midlands heat and placed 2nd in both Miss Pole Essex and The London Pole Championships.  

Elana Walker

Pole Fitness Instructor 

Pole Fitness Instructor 

Pole Fitness Instructor 

Pole Fitness Instructor 

Elana, our awesome resident Aussie has been training in Pole Fitness for more than  6 years. 

Elana trained as an elite student with Miss Filly in Australia and has competed and won Miss Pole Dance Essex 2 years in a row! 

Having completed her Xpert Level 1 & 2 Pole Fitness Instructor training 2019, she now teaches and assists beginners pole fitness classes and runs our pole strength class. 


Aerial Hoop Instructor & Assistant

Vicki is our resident performer and when she's not in a hoop, you will often find her breathing fire, angle grinding or parading around on stilts!

Having originally learned Aerial Hoop whilst working with a circus team, Vicki has been training at The Flight Lab across a range of Aerial fitness techniques for almost 4 years now.


She recently completed her Xpert Aerial Hoop Instructor training and you will now see her assisting and teaching in our weekly Aerial Hoop lessons. 

Stef Hannah

Pole Fitness Instructor & Assistant

Stef has been training at The Flight Lab for almost 7 years and specialises in pole heels.


She completed her instructor training in 2021 and teaches across all levels of Pole Fitness. 

This year Stef has decided to start training for competitions, so keep an eye out for her on stage soon! 

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Sarah Lyons

Pole Fitness Assistant  

Sarah has been training pole for over 6 years and completed her Pole Fitness qualification in 2021. She currently supports in our beginners Pole Fitness classes. 

Sarah is an invaluable member of the team and loves getting involved supporting our team in any shows and competitions. 

She also has the most pairs of pole heels out of any of our team!


Georgia Atherton

Aerial Hoop Assistant  

Georgia has been training at The Flight Lab for over 4 years  now and has experience in both Pole Fitness and Aerial Hoop. 

Georgia currently assists with our beginners classes and introductory courses and will soon have completed her instructor certification and will assist beginners Aerial Hoop


Jade Hatoum

Aerial Hoop Assistant

Jade is our resident silks specialist.


She originally joined the flight lab training both Pole Fitness and Aerial Hoop. She soon discovered her love for aerial and went on to complete her instructor training courses in both Aerial Hoop and Aerial Silks.

When our timetable can accommodate aerial silks again, Jade is your girl!