Sheila Kelley is one of the most renowned and sought after global femme leaders today. She is a successful actress, author, speaker, philanthropist and most notably, the originator of the pole dance fitness and striptease phenomenon. Sheila is the premiere “4th Wave Feminist” of the modern era. Sheila Kelley’s S Factor was launched in Los Angeles, CA in 2001 after Sheila discovered the physical and emotional benefits of pole dancing while researching a film role. Her classes offered uninhibited feminine movement without the taboo of shame or judgment. It’s popularity reached new heights as Sheila and her celebrity clients boasted the benefits of the S Factor methods on national broadcasts. Sheila Kelley’s S Factor now spans the globe, reaching women through studios, elite retreats, books, DVDs and workshops. Sheila is widely regarded as an authority on female empowerment as she tirelessly campaigns on behalf of all women unearthing their eroticism, beauty, potential and power.
The S Factor experience is based on Sheila’s vision of women nurturing and developing a relationship with their untapped Erotic Creatures. She creates an environment for women to reclaim and redefine their natural and sexy feminine shape, energy and movement. S Factor teaches women the language of their bodies through Sheila’s method of Fluid Feminine Movement. Her core concept of The Erotic Creature Journey leads women through the awakening and cultivation of their unique and complex femininity. With a strong scientific foundation highlighting the differences between the genders, Sheila’s mission is to recapture the raw, untapped power of the feminine. Her emphasis is on creating an empowered female perspective able to hold balance in relationship to its powerful male counterpoint. Her ability to establish a supportive community of women celebrating their beauty has been revolutionary.
Sheila has studied ballet, anatomy and movement physiology at the NYU’s Tisch School of Arts. Her vast educational background also includes women’s studies, psychology and female neurology, all of which have influenced her curriculum and philosophy. With over 11 years of hands on experience, Sheila has worked with tens of thousands of women walking their feminine path. Sheila continues to write, teach, speak and perform as one of the foremost experts on female movement and empowerment. The world’s leading authorities in personal development including Tony Robbins often reference the depth and poignancy of Sheila’s findings. Sheila has appeared multiple times on numerous television shows including Oprah, The Ellen Degeneres Show, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, The Martha Stewart Show, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, 20/20, 48 Hours and The View.