Student Spotlight

September Student Spotlight

Carrie Tell us something about yourself! What do you enjoy doing outside of RGF? I love spending time with my two rescue dogs, Amos and Blanche. They make quarantine much more bearable! I also enjoy listening to true crime podcasts (current favorites are Wine and Crime, Murder Squad, Morbid and Dateline). What brought you to RGF? I found RGF through

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August Student Spotlight

Lauren Tell us something about yourself! What do you enjoy doing outside of RGF? Outside of RGF, I work full-time as an industrial software product manager. When I’m not working I enjoy bike riding with my boyfriend and shopping with my mom. This summer I started my first balcony garden and I’ve managed to keep almost everything alive so far.

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July Student Spotlight

Amanda Tell us something about yourself! What do you enjoy doing outside of RGF? I have been in the animal care field for 16 years and consider myself lucky to have worked with some truly inspiring animals. Most recently I am at Cosley Zoo in Wheaton. What brought you to RGF? I took an intro pole class while living in

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June Student Spotlight

Martha Tell us something about yourself! What do you enjoy doing outside of RGF? I love to crochet and I love trying new restaurants What brought you to RGF? I started with a Groupon! After seeing The Greatest Showman with a friend, I searched for any kind of aerial classes. I feel so lucky that I live so close to

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May Student Spotlight

India Tell us something about yourself! What do you enjoy doing outside of RGF? I absolutely love fire dancing and grotesque/gothy/daring side show performance! I often pair this with burlesque or belly dance in clubs around the Chicago area. I have not been able to do this sort of thing since last month so now, outside of RGF I am

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April Student Spotlight

Heather Tell us something about yourself! What do you enjoy doing outside of RGF? Outside of RGF I am an English as a Second Language Teacher. I care deeply about my students and the community I work in. I’m also a huge nature lover, and find peace in hiking any chance I get! These days I usually have a furry

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March Student Spotlight

Erin M. Tell us something about yourself! What do you enjoy doing outside of RGF? As evidenced by my Instagram posts I cook and bake constantly. Aside from that, I’m aspiring to be literate in all things IT because I wish I was as brilliant as the software engineers I talk to every day. I’m taking courses in ethical hacking

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February Student Spotlight

Amy M. Tell us something about yourself! What do you do outside of RGF? My day job is Visual Merchandising for IKEA. It’s fun and creative, just like RGF! What brought you to RGF? I danced through high school and college and wanted to get back to that. I thought pole would be a new way to explore similar movements.

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December Student Spotlight

Theresa L. What brought you to RGF? At the beginning of 2019, I needed a stress relief and was always interested in trying aerial dance. Since I started classes at Rising Goddess, I could never go back to traditional workouts! What is your favorite song to dance to? Anything Rihanna has made. What is your spirit animal and why? Definitely

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