Chiara Citro Joosten
Chiara Citro Joosten a talented dancer, visionary and certified Fitness professional. Her training includes Ballet, Pilates, Acrobatics as well as Strength and Cardiovascular conditioning. A clear passion for creative dancing and fitness motivated her to complete her first Fitness & Dance certification with excellence at the age of 20.Chiara was selected to be the head of the Dance and Gymnastics association of the regional Sports Club Hohenzollern in Germany. She learned very early the importance of being a professional leader and a motivational coach. The beginning of a prosperous fitness career was evident and her journey and life path led her to Barbados.
She was introduced to Pole fitness six years ago and felt the passion and the love for the new sport right away. After an intense training and qualification in the US she established Pole fitness in Barbados and started sharing this fascinating fusion of dance and acrobatics by teaching classes successfully. As a pioneer and expert Chiara dedicates herself to train, motivate and empower her students and others to become passionate ‘Pole artists’.
With over 25 years of international experience in the Fitness industry, Chiara founded and opened her own unique studio specialised in Pole Fitness & Dance, Stott Pilates, Zumba, RealRyder indoor cycling and Yoga. Her attractive signature classes include Pole Workout, Pole Just Dance, Performance Pole, Soca n’ Pole, ShowGirls, Pilates & Rhythm, Ball Bliss, Power n’Flex and The Art of Stretching designed and developed by Chiara.
Her latest travels to Bali inspired her to promote new breathing techniques for stress release and a positive healthy lifestyle. She believes in celebrating life with the vitality of the mind, body and spirit. “Discover and transform yourself through the happiness and freedom of movements, be curious and listen to your heart” is the mantra she lives by every day.