Jamilla Deville is one of the world’s best-known pole dancers, and a pioneer of the art form. Having trained in various forms of dance, as well as adagio, trapeze, corde lisse and silks, Jamilla started pole dancing in the year 2000 and claimed the original title of Miss Pole Dance Australia in 2005.
She went on to be voted by the global pole community as IPDFA International Instructor of the Year in 2010 & 2011, as well as Pole Dance International Magazine’s Instructor of the Year 2011. Jamilla is also known as the face of X-Pole and has been a huge fan of the brand internationally since its inception.
Jamilla is the creator of The Art of Pole DVD Series, also known as “the pole dancer’s bible”, influencing pole dance styles and teaching techniques across the globe. The Art of Pole Collection is the top-selling pole dance instructional DVD series available in the world today.
Renowned for her strength, athleticism and grace as a performer, Jamilla’s understanding and mastery of such crucial elements of pole dancing as safety, body alignment, aerial fitness, and balance have set her apart as a leader in her field, making her offerings as an instructor and performer invaluable to dancers the world over. Jamilla is proudly sponsored by X-Pole and Mighty Grip. She has toured internationally since 2007.