Name: Jenee'

Position: PR & Communications Manager

Bio:Jenée is a professional event planner with more than 8 years experience. She has a B.A. in Business Administration from Lynchburg College, in Lynchburg, VA and a Master’s degree from the George Washington University’s Tourism Administration program, with a concentration in Meeting and Event Management. In her spare time, she enjoys, cooking, reading, and working out.

Name: Krystal

Position: CEO/OWNER

Bio:Krystal began her fitness journey in 2011 when trying to loose weight for her wedding. After a series of unsuccessful attempts to diet and go the gym, she attended a pole dancing class with a close friend and has been hooked ever since. She was able to lose over 60 pounds and decided to expand her fitness knowledge and become a group fitness instructor which inspired her to open her own studio. Krystal loves to teach and inspire others to meet their health and wellness goals. 

Our Staff

Name: Leslie

Position: Zumba Instructor/Total Body Blast Instructor

Bio:Leslie is a native of and currently resides in a Prince Georges County, MD. She was introduced to teaching fitness classes in the 1990’s. Leslie has taught many fitness classes including hi-lo aerobics, step aerobics, boot camp, Pilates and Zumba Fitness. Leslie loves teaching Zumba and has been teaching with DDF since 2013. She balances her teaching with spending time with her family and volunteering her time in the community. 

Name: Sojourner

Position: Yoga Instructor

Bio: Sojourner Williams is a native New Yorker who has been living and teaching yoga in Maryland for a little over a year. She was first introduced to yoga while studying Educational Theatre at NYU and has been a devoted practitioner ever since. Sojourner became certified to teach at Laughing Lotus in New York City in 2008. As a yoga teacher, Sojourner infuses meditation, music, breath work and mantra with a slow and intentional flow creating a beautiful holistic journey that highlights the connection between movement, the breath and conscious awareness. 

Name: Keyana

Position: Turbokick Instructor

Bio:Keyana recently found her passion for teaching the group fitness format Turbo Kick Live. Turbo Kick has helped Keyana rebuild her self-esteem, confidence and joy. She lost 45 pounds and kept it off for three years by doing Turbo and living a balanced healthy lifestyle.  She loves teaching  and inspiring others to love themselves and the importance of health and fitness in their everyday lives. Keyana goes by this motto “know your worth and then add tax". ”Keyana currently resides in Upper Marlboro Maryland and is the proud parent of her 5 year old daughter McKenzie.

Name: Rashida

Position: Administrative Assistant 

Bio: Coming Soon!

Name: Maurelle

Position: Administrative Assistant 

Bio:Maurelle Clark is a DMV native and a lover of all things dance—having explored her passion through ballet, modern, tap, jazz, funk, and liturgical.  Maurelle began dancing at age three and has never looked back.  Maurelle’s talents are in high demand as she has served as the choreographer for several family and non-profit performance groups. Maurelle currently teaches the Little Divas Workout class and is part of the Administration Team.

Name: Britney 

Position: Administrative Manager

Bio:Britney took her first pole class in early 2015 and the rest was history. As a student, herself she loves all aspects of pole, yoga and exotic aerobics. When presented with the opportunity to be apart of this amazing fitness sisterhood with DDF she didn’t think twice! She is one of the many friendly faces that you first see when you arrive at the studio to help you with everything from registration to inquiries about our many classes and much more! As a full time Dental Coordinator by day, Student by night and busy mother of 2 24/7, she could not think of a better outlet to unleash her inner “Sasha Fierce”!

Name: Teeiree

Position: Cardio Kickboxing Instructor/Boot Camp Instructor

Bio:Teeiree has been in the fitness industry for over 25 years.  She is certified in Primary Aerobic/Group Fitness, Master Step, Indoor Cycling, Cardio Kickboxing, Tabata Fitness, Total Body Strength, and Personal training.  She continues her education in fitness through master classes, conferences, and workshops.  Teeiree is an intense, high-energy trainer who is dedicated to helping others reach their fitness goals.  

Name: Jynnifer

Position: Pole Instructor/Lap Dance Instructor

Bio:Jynnifer is originally from New Jersey and has been teaching pole for over 7 years.  She considers her teaching style fun and sexy with an emphasis on confidence building.  A born choreographer, Jynnifer specializes in lap dance, sensual movement, beginner pole and poleography. 

Meet the Divas & Dolls Fitness Team!

Name: Marquita

Position: Pole Instructor

Bio:Markita has been in love with dance since her first performance at the age of 3. When a brief dance hiatus lead to weight gain and knee problems, she was prompted to get back in the studio. Markita took her first pole dance class in 2010 and has been dedicated to the craft ever since. It was through pole dance that she was able to lose the weight and find a new way of life. Her favorite thing about pole dancing is the blend of dance and gymnastics. She also enjoys being able to inspire others to achieve their fitness goals. 

Name: Jasmine

Position: Pole Instructor

Bio:Jasmine is a New Jersey native who moved to the DMV 6 years ago to attend law school.  While in college, Jasmine served as president of Black Dance Workshop, choreographing dance routines for numerous performances.  She later developed a passion for fitness and nutrition that led to her infatuation with pole. She believes pole is the perfect combination of dance, strength, and sensuality. Jasmine teaches pole 1 - 5, poleography, and sensual pole.  

Name: Tara

Position: Pole Instructor

Bio:Tara became a DDF Pole Instructor in 2015. Born and raised in Philadelphia, PA, she relocated to the DMV area in 2014. Shortly after, she began taking pole classes as a hobby and immediately fell in love. Tara enjoys incorporating fitness into her pole classes as well as fun & flirty routines. She has her Master’s degree in Public Health, so she is also a huge advocate for living a healthy lifestyle. Tara believes that pole dancing has become a popular phenomenon to encourage self-esteem as well as health and fitness!

Name: Erica

Position: Yoga Instructor

Bio:Coming Soon!