Karri Mae

A NASM Certified Personal Trainer and ACE and AFAA Certified Group Fitness Instructor, Karri taught several different class formats in fitness centers in across Northern Virginia and now in San Francisco. As an extension of her fitness training Karri was introduced to pole fitness 11 years ago and quickly became dedicated to the sport of pole fitness.

She has been teaching and performing pole fitness for over 10 years and opened her own pole fitness studio – Pole Pressure® of Leesburg in 2009. Karri owned a successful Pole Pressure® Studio in Northern Virginia for 4 years before closing its doors to relocate to San Francisco where she continues to spread the love of pole. Currently, Karri is the General Manager of Oakland Pole and Dance in addition to her duties as a Regional Group Fitness Manager for Crunch Gyms in San Francisco. 

In addition, Karri has the following ventures…
Founder, CirqFIT Aerial Instructor Certification
Founder, Aerial Arts Association
Founder, Aerial Hoop Tricks
Founder, Pole Trick of the Day

When Karri was introduced to Pole Fitness she was overweight and and a self proclaimed “Insecure Wallflower”. Karri’s favorite part about teaching pole fitness is fostering the same changes in her students that she personally experienced while seeing them develop both physical and inner strength!


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