Irmingard is an NYC-based pole dance instructor and performer with a background in gymnastics and theater. She discovered pole dancing in 2009 and has been teaching since 2011. She placed 1st at the 2013 Atlantic Pole Championship in the Dramatic Level 3 Category. She also placed 2nd in the 2013 National Aerial Pole Art-Neo Division. She has appeared in several major motion pictures as well as television programs utilizing her pole skills. She is a blogger and contributor for United Pole Artists, where she assists with coverage of the pole dance industry. She believes pole to be an athletic art form that is both physically challenging and emotionally healing. She is AFAA group fitness certified as well as pole fitness certified through Xpert and ElevatED.