Mandy Fragkiadaki - GREECE

Bio: 

Mandy Fragkiadaki was born in 1988 in Athens, Greece. Since childhood, Mandy has been involved in various sporting activities such as gymnastics, tennis, climbing, swimming, water skiing and alpine skiing. She devoted herself to competitive sailing for 8 years, winning 5 consecutive Greek Championships and finishing in the 5th position in the 2007 European Championship in Turkey. She also worked with children, as a sailing coach, for two years.

In 2010, she started pole dancing at home when she bought her own pole. She followed classes for about 4 months and soon she was offered a teaching post. After that, she continues to be a pole dancing teacher, on a freelance basis. Since the end of 2010, she has offered private classes in small groups in her own studio in Athens.

Moreover, through pole dancing she discovered her inclination to choreography. For Mandy, choreography is a great challenge while she fully understands the need for a part that each dancer needs to play in a performance. In 2012-present, she worked at the downtown famous bar-restaurant “Shamone” in Athens were she held a weekly artistic pole show.

In 2013 she was invited to perform in the “Rad Polewear” event, Athens. The same year she won sponsorship and she is now one of the brand ambassadors of the same top-selling Greek brand (“Rad Polewear”).

In November 2013 she represented Greece for the first time in Pole Art Cyprus where she competed in professional category.

In February 9th, 2014 she won the title of the first runner up of Greek pole dance championship organized for the first time by Rad polewear.

For Mandy, pole dancing is a way of life and her aspiration is to reach top level.

Beyond pole dancing, Mandy is an undergraduate student at the Dietetics & Nutritional Science Department of the Harokopio University of Athens and firmly believes that proper nutrition is directly related to artists and athletes who deal with demanding sporting and dancing activity like pole dancing.