INTERNATIONAL ASIA-PACIFIC POLE & AERIAL ACROBATIC ASSOCIATION ( APPA) was founded in 2011 in Vladivostok city (Russia). Country-participants: Russia, China, Japan, South Korea,Hongkong,Tailand, Malaysia, USA, Philippines
High-minded inspirer of creation of APPA - Anna Leniucheva, professional choreographer ,pole dance teacher, director and owner of the biggest pole & aerial dance studio in the Far-East of Russia “Asia-Pacific Pole &Aerial Arts Academy”( Vladivostok), founder and organizer of “International Asia Pacific Pole & Aerial Acrobatic Championships”, now - President of APPA.
APPA – The union of professional pole& aerial dance artists, directors of pole & aerial art studios, organizers of pole & aerial arts Championships and also the amateurs, enthusiasts of this new acrobatic dance stile of Asia-Pacific region.
APPA was opened regional and national representations in the countries of Asia-Pacific region: Japan, Korea, China, Hongkong. Our plans at the future - opening of international representations in Malaysia, Taiwan, USA, Australia and others countries.
International Asia-Pacific Pole Acrobatic Championships (2011 -2015) were organized under the aegis of APPA Association. The best pole dancers of Russia, Japan, China, South Korea, Malaysia, Taiwan had taken part in this famous International Competition in Vladivostok . And most of them visited Russia for the first time!
The main purposes of Association are: creation of union like-minded persons , promotion of pole & aerial dance, creation of regional and national combined teams, organization of regional and international Championships, seminars, courses for instructors and judges, creation of professional methodics of pole & aerial acrobatic dance teaching. And also the promotion of healthy stily of life and creative activity of young peoples.