To provide empowering, educational, and enjoyable fitness for everybody.
Our instructors are fitness professionals, pole dance artists, and educators who care deeply about your journey. Whatever your goal, we are here to help you achieve it. In addition to highly personalized, one-on-one training, we offer a wide range of fun, informed, and engaging pole dance and fitness classes. We are also committed to supporting and nourishing our community, especially Queer folks, by providing low-cost facilities for marginalized teachers and performers, hosting local art and movement events, and donating to LGBTQIA organizations.
Jessica is a certified personal trainer, corrective exercise specialist, and professional pole dancer with over 8 years of teaching experience. As a non-binary fitness professional with a weight neutral and trauma informed training approach, Jessica strives to help create safer fitness spaces for humans of all sizes, abilities, and gender identities.
Jessica founded Gilded Studio to share their passion for pole dance and movement in an environment where folks can feel free to express their authentic selves. In addition to being a certified personal trainer, Jessica is also very active in the Boston performance scene as a burlesque performer, drag king, emcee, and producer.
Pole Dance Instructor
Nnenna is a queer Igbo poet, dancer and trauma-informed facilitator currently based in Boston, MA. Nnenna’s love of dance has followed them from childhood into adulthood, but they fell in love with pole in March of 2021 and haven’t stopped since! When Nnenna isn’t dancing they’re probably writing, daydreaming romantic scenarios, connecting with their ancestors in nature or taking a nap. For more information about Nnenna (including their poetry collection!) visit sarahnwafor.com or gameoverbooks.com.
Kiana is a queer & body positive fat BIPOC with a passion for all body inclusion. She is the rockstar who coordinates studio bookings and scheduling as well as Gilded’s customer service specialist. When not a the studio, Kiana enjoys collecting stuffed animals and cuddling her cats.