Anastacia Snelleksz is the owner and franchisor of Pole Princess studios, which was founded in 2006. She has a Certificate in Small Business Operations as well as a background in commercial, ballroom and Latin dance & founded her first dance company at the age of 21. Physical Rhythm was a dance tuition business that she ran and operated for 7 years before selling it to move into the world of franchising. A self-taught dancer, Anastacia is wholly dedicated to her craft. Within a year of opening her first studio, she was nominated and chosen in the final seven for the Telstra Business Women’s Awards under the categories of Marie Claire Young Business Women’s Award and Commonwealth Bank Award. More recently, she was also a finalist for the My Business Awards, for the GIO Award for Women in Business. She was also ranked number 45 in the Australian Pole Dance Magazine’s 50 most influential figures of 2016 and then again at number 34 in 2017.