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Wendy Traskos

Wendy has been pole dancing for 16 years and is current owner of New York Pole Dancing located in New York City. Completely self-taught, she was hooked at first spin; discovering it was a great form of expression in addition to being a great resistance training workout. Her style is marketed by her athleticism, sensuality and her passion for dance as a form of self-expression. Her success as a studio owner has created such a buzz in the industry that she was brought in as the pole dance expert for Germany’s version of America’s next top model hosted by Heidi Klum. She was also recruited by tony award winning Jerry Mitchell as a pole dancing consultant for Peep show and she has been a guest on the Montel William’s radio show as a pole dance expert. Wendy is also an AFAA and IFPA certified personal trainer with 15 years of experience. She is a teacher and motivator for private clients around NYC and celebrities such as Montel Williams, May J Blige and Mya. She has won first and second place titles as a fitness competitor in the ESPN fitness America Series, ESPN nationals and the NPC Eastern Championship. She has also been a fitness model for Gorilla Wear, Hot Skins and Everlast. Lastly, Wendy is the founder of the USPDF which began in 2008.

Tracy Traskos -USPDF Board

Tracy Traskos

Tracy has been involved in athletics since early childhood. Competitive in gymnastics and track until 18, these experiences served as a springboard into the health and fitness industry. She graduated from Western Michigan University with a Bachelors in Community Health Education, is a Certified Personal Trainer, Group Exercise Instructor, and Master Trainer for Climb and Spin Pole Dance Education. Tracy has been leading group exercise classes and personal training for major health and fitness clubs since 1995.In 2001 she earned her Pro Status as an IFBB (International Federation of Bodybuilding) Fitness Competitor. She worked as a judge for local and regional National Physique Committee shows in Michigan and assisted in show preparation for many athletes. Tracy discovered pole dancing in 2005 and became a Pole Dance studio owner in 2010. She believes pole dancing is the best work out and form of expression for women looking to combine dance and resistance based strength.

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Brynlyn Loomis

Brynlyn, a native and current resident of Albuquerque, NM, is the owner of Southwest Pole Dancing in Albuquerque, NM. She was part of the New York Pole Dancing team for over seven years and is a Master Climb & Spin, Inc. Instructor. Brynlyn has been a featured pole dancer for Yummy Tummy Shapewear, The Glass House, New York Cares, NY Pole Pink Fridays, regular Schtick a Pole In It appearances, The Pulse Project, Envy Nightlife at Route 66 Casino and SW Pole Performers. Her competition credits include the US Pole Dance Federation Amateur & Pro Divisions. She also appears in the movie, Skinja the web series, Enter the Dojo Show and “Where’s Norma Now”. Industrial dance credits include Capezio and BedHead. Favorite Musical Theatre credits include K.C. in “My Favorite Year” at the Adobe Theatre and Val Clark in “A Chorus Line” with Landmark Musicals.  Brynlyn is a graduate of NM School of Natural Therapeutics. She is honored and exited to be your USPDF Compulsory girl!