Meet the staff of Beast House
Meet the staff of Beast House
Jamaica Jornacion is the Owner and Managing Director of Beast House Pole and Aerial Dance Studio in the Philippines. Introduced to dance at a very young age, she trained intensively in Hiphop, competed and won Championship titles locally and internationally. She also has a background in Funk Jazz, Basic Ballet and Burlesque. In 2011, she fell in love in the art and sport side of Pole Dancing and completed her first certification as a Pole Dance and Fitness Instructor.
AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
Organizer of “Vie and Vault Asian Pole Championship” held in the Philippines in 2013 | World Supremacy Battleground Australia (Bronze Medalist) | Philippine Representative with Philippine Allstars in Hip Hop International 2013 in Las Vegas Nevada | Pole Art Champion, Professional Doubles, HKCNPC 2014 - Hong Kong | 1st Runner Up, Professional Doubles, SG Pole Challenge 2014 – Singapore | Champion, Professional Doubles, Polestars Malaysia 2013 - Malaysia | Cream Silk Beyond Beautiful Ambassador 2014-2015 | Certified Pole Instructor under International Pole Dance and Fitness Association in 2011 | Certified Level 1 & 2 Instructor under Xpert Pole Fitness Teachers Training in 2015 | Stage Director/Choreographer Eat Bulaga Pa More with HBD Girl Patricia
Sabra Johnson”s Contemporary Workshop | Choreography Class by Ellen Kim | Popping Class by Hitmaster Fish | Dream Tricks Workshop by Natasha Wang | Spinning Class by Dirdy Birdy | Private Pole Class with Marlo Fisken | Private Pole Class with Michelle Shimmy | Tricks and Transitions by Alessandra Marchetti | Sexy Chair Workshop by Marion Crampe | Dominatrix by Steven Retchless | Intermediate Pole Class and Choreography Class by Sergia Anderson | Private Pole Class with Phoenix Kazree | Pole Choreography by Evgeny Greshilov | Private Pole and Floorwork with Kira Noire | Tricks and Transitions by Kristy Sellars
“It’s okay to be different. You just need to own it.” Lance, acclaimed as one of the new season’s talents of his generation, He is a synthesis of passion, power, strength and artistry. He is an alumnus, and former Team Captain of the University of Perpetual Help – Las Piñas “ALTAS Perpsquad”, where he got his first shot in jazz, hip-hop, street dance, cheer dance and cheerleading. Lance’s skill was further enhanced at Hotlegs Dance Company as a member. He tried pole dancing two years after graduating from college and has been passionate ever since. Lance trained intensively in pole art and fitness, funk and lyrical jazz. Moreover, he took classes also in hip-hop and contemporary dance.
Lance has performed and appeared in ABS-CBN “Sports TV”, Studio 23 “Breakfast Morning Show”, Umagang KayGanda, Pinoy Big Brother’s opening and finale dance productions, H3O HAHAHA Over Dance productions, It’s Showtime, Eat Bulaga, Party Pilipinas, and ASAP. He was also one of the organizers of “Vie and Vault Asian Pole Championship” held in the Philippines in 2013. He is also a former coach and staff of NCC [National Cheerleading Championship], a former Dance Coach of Brent International School Dance Troupe and Dance Faculty of Symmetry Dance Studio, Big Shift DANKA Studio, Stardanz Fitness Studio and Dance Station Studio. He finished his teacher’s certification course under Xpert Pole Fitness Training last December 20, 2015.
AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
Semi-finalist – IPDFA International Pole Competition Doubles Category (2015) | 2015 HK China Pole Championship – Pole Art Champion in Doubles Category | 2014 Singapore Pole Challenge – 1st Runner Up in Doubles Category | Pole Star Malaysia Doubles Champion 2013 | SG Pole Challenge Most Popular Pole Dancer 2012 | SG Pole Challenge Best in Costume 2011 | National Cheerleading Competiton (2009 Champion) | NCAA Cheerleading Competiion 5 times Champion 2005 -2009 | Fil-Oil Cheeleading Competition 3 times Champion 2008 – 2011
National Cheerleading Championship | Cheerleading Lvl 5 Workshop by Mike Burns CheerForce OC | Hotlegs Dance Company | Airdance (Philippine Contemporary Dance Company) | Contemporary Master Class by Jessica Christina Oschool SG | Lyrical Jazz Master Class by Ryan Oschool SG | HipHop Master Class by Gin Lam Oschool SG | Acropolates Pole and Aerial Studio Singapore | Spinny Pole Workshop by Suzie Q (June 2011) | Doubles Workshop by Suzie Q & Toby J (June 2011) | Horton Technique Master Class by Max Luna (September 2011) | Get off the Floor Workshop by Natasha Wang (March 2012) | Funk Jazz Master Class by Marlon Pelayo | Private Pole Workshop by Marlo Fisken (November 2012) | Advance Pole Workshop by Natasha Wang (November 2013) | Spinning Pole Workshop by Nadia Sharif (December 2013) | Advance Pole Workshop by Adam Tan (December 2013) | Private Pole Workshop by Phoenix Kazree (November 2014) | DROPS, SLIDES, AND ACROBATICS Pole Workshop by Evgeny Greshilov (May 2015) | Signature Pole Tricks By Felix Cane (September 2015)
He is also a founding member of Beast FAM (a new generation of pole artists in the Philippines).
Kristel, a Fine Arts graduate – major in Interior Design, was a cheerleader during her college years at Salinggawi Dance Troupe, the official dance troupe of the University of Santo Tomas which specializes in dance genres like folk dance, hiphop, jazz, and cheerleading. She continued her passion in dancing and discovered her love for aerial arts and is now a resident aerialist of Airdance company, one of the pioneers of contemporary dance in the Philippines. She started pole dancing in July 2012 and won as champion at the Vie and Vault Amateur Pole Dance Competition in the Philippines that same year. From then on, she started joining international pole competitions under the solo professional category. She was a finalist at the Pole Stars Malaysia 2013. She then won 1st Runner Up at the Vie and Vault Asian Pole Championship 2013 in the Philippines. Her biggest recognition came in 2014 where she was awarded Pole Fit Champion at the Singapore Pole Challenge. After that, she competed again in the Philippines and won as champion at the Pole Lux Championship 2015. Before ending the year, she also became a finalist at the PPS Aerial Performance Tournament.
She is one of the founders of Beast House, home of the Beast Fam, where she teaches CONTEMPole, Contortion, and Beginners’ Pole.
She finished her teacher’s certification course under Xpert Pole Fitness Training last December 20, 2015.
Jalo de Catalina or "Troy" is our certified zumba instructor. During the 80‘s to mid 90’s, he was the leader and choreographer of the famous male dance group, Octo Mechanix under Octo Arts during that time. Afterwards, they went abroad and he formed the group, Powermixx, and for several years they were known to perform in clubs. In 2001, the group won champion at the Best Filipino Dancers in Japan where Troy was also awarded the Best Choreographer. And in 2004, Powermixx received the Hall of Fame award in recognition of the group.
It is true that you are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. Becoming an aerialist was a dream turned reality for Kat. A passion she chose to pursue even though the roads to it ain’t easy, she doesn‘t have any dance or gymnastics background. But her determination, hard work and most especially passion helped her to unleash her wings to fly and led her to discover and embrace that inner artist while she dances on air. Kat’s passion for Aerial Silk started in 2012. She is also a member of Beast Fam and is currently an aerial silk instructor at Beast House Pole and Aerial Dance Studio, Philippines. She won 1st runner-up in the Professional Silk Division in the Pole Paradise Studio Aerial Performance Tournament, Hongkong in 2014. In 2015, she then won the Championship title in the Pole Paradise Aerial Performance Tournament, Hongkong.
Claire is a Pole Dance and Fitness Instructor in the Philippines. In 2010, she started taking hip-hop dance classes with the Philippine Allstars- jazz funk, Hip hop, G-style and Stellar. She fell in love with dancing and has continuously attended dance classes and workshops to hone her dancing skills. Claire’s pole journey began with Pole Academy Philippines under the Philippine Pole Pioneer Ed Aniel in 2011. She has trained under renowned pole stars and artists like Marlo Frisken, Steven Retchless, Adam Tan, Amber Ray, Evgeny Greshilov, Phoenix Kazree and Sarah Scott. She constantly trains to hone her pole dancing skills and cross-trains in gymnastics, aerial lyra, aerial silk and other related art forms. She is currently a member of the Pole Dancing Group “BEAST FAM”. She has been teaching Pole Dance and Fitness since 2014. Currently she teaches at Beast House Pole & Aerial Dance Studio in the Philippines. Her Pole Styles vary from Pole Fitness, Spinning Pole and Pole Dancing. She was a pole dance instructor of Pole Rush Dance Studio and pole fitness instructor of Symmetry Dance Studio in the Philippines. Claire also conducted a spinning pole choreography workshop at Victory Pole Studio in Bangkok, Thailand last October 2015. She is currently a pole dance instructor for Beginners, Sub teacher for Intermediate and Advanced Class at Beast House Pole & Aerial Dance Studio, Philippines.
Claire also attended and was certified at the XPERT POLE FITNESS Instructor Training for Pole Fitness Level 1 & 2 Pole Divas, Hongkong under Miss Pole Dance UK 2012 winner, Sarah Scott.
AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
Finalist – Vie & Vault Pole Competition – Amateur Division 2012 | Finalist – Vie & Vault 2.0 Asian Pole Championship – Solo and Pole Doubles Categories 2013 | First Runner Up – Pole Star Malaysia Championship – Pole Doubles Category 2014 | Champion – HK China Pole Championship – Pole Doubles Category 2015
Nesh Zamora loves to share her passion for aerial arts to people from all walks of life and from a variety of fitness backgrounds and levels. Her search for a fitness program to lose weight resulted in the discovery of her love for the art and has been practicing for almost 4 years since then. Attended classes in Chicago, Arizona and recently completed the aerial lyra intensive class at Mid Air Circus Arts, Nesh is continuosly inspired by her students and lives for the moments of fulfillment that come from helping others reach their goals by growing and progressing physically and mentally through aerial arts.