In the ever-changing world of Pole and Aerial Arts, Suwasit Ritthiphon is considered the person that professionals go to for proven results.  Since 1997, Suwasit has successfully maintained a performance and competition career as well as an in-demand teaching, coaching, and choreography business.

This endearing Artist performs and presents in a class entirely of his own, with a style that is both sensual and dynamic. Suwasit is indeed part of Sin City’s remarkable landscape and history, a true Las Vegas icon as the Strip’s first male pole dancer, as well as the reader’s choice ‘Vegas Sexiest Butt 2012’ for QVegas Magazine.

His extensive dance background with Napoleon and Tabitha D’umo (So You Think You Can Dance, Mariah Carey ‘Caesar’s Palace’), Missy Cochran (Michael Jackson ‘Live’), Paul Franklin (EFX at the MGM), and Stephan Miermont (‘O’ Cirque du Soleil), gives Suwasitan insight into being a cutting-edge choreographer.

As an Artist, he has performed in the multi-million dollar production ‘SPLASH’ (Riviera Hotel and Casino), and was the Featured Artist in ‘AZURE’ (Silverton Hotel and Casino). Suwasit’s awards range from PARAGON International Pole Dance champion, seven time U.S. medalist, and winner of Pole Video of the Year.

Mr. Ritthiphon has been and is currently a specially contracted expert for International Pole Convention, Pole Expo, and Aerial Expo. His work has been featured in shows including Cirque du Soleil’s MJ ONE, The Immortal World Tour, Zumanity, LIGHT Night Club, Franco Dragone’s Taboo (Macau), Fantasy Show, Pin Up Show, Zombie Burlesque, X Burlesque Show, X Rocks Show, Surrender Night Club, XS Night Club, The PussyCat Dolls Show (Las Vegas), and Jubilee (Bally’s).

In addition to providing education to other Performers, Athletes, and Artists, Suwasit broadens his craft with private specialty continuing education through one-to-one sessions with Jenyne Butterfly (1st US Pole Dance Champion), Christopher Harrison (Antigravity Yoga), and Delphine Gaillard (Flexibility Coach, Shine Alternative Fitness).

Every year, Suwasit’s sold-out workshops, private instructions, and studio classes total in excess of 1,000 hours of hands on training culminating to approximately 10,000 hours to date.

Titles & Awards:

  • 2014 PARAGON International Pole Dance Champion.
  • THE FIRST male pole dancer to be featured on the Las Vegas Strip.
  • 2014 U.S. Pole Championship Bronze Medalist.
  • 2014 National Aerial Pole Art Bronze Medalist.
  • 2014 Pacific Pole Championship Silver Medalist.
  • 2013 National Aerial Pole Art Silver Medalist.
  • 2012 American Pole Fitness Silver Medalist.
  • 2012 National Aerial Pole Art Silver Medalist & Winner of Most Artistic Award in competition.
  • 2011 American Pole Fitness Bronze Medalist & Winner of Pole Video of the Year.
  • QVegas Magazine’s ‘Vegas Sexiest Butt 2012’. Voted by readers.

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  • Extending a warm thank you from Utah! Suwasit having you as an instructor sparked a whole new passion for me and the aerial arts 🙂 You showed me that silks is not just a sport/good work out but an artistic expression of one's self. Thank you for sharing that beauty with me and good luck in all you do!

    Erica Brook Aerialist
  • Suwasit, when I first came to you I was so frustrated because there were so many movements and tricks on the pole that I could NOT do but with your passion and dedication you taught each one of them to me. Now I can honestly say that I have been taught by one of the best coaches ever. Thank you SO MUCH for everything you have taught me about pole dancing. I really appreciate your vast knowledge and I am so grateful to say that you are a part of my success as a Pole Dancer. I'm so glad to be one of your students. You have everything a professor posses: professionalism, guidance, expertise and passion for what you do. Please never stop doing what you love. Thank you so much for all your kindness.”

    Vanessa Reyes-Golding Artist at Cirque du Soleil, Zumanity, Mystere & Viva Elvis.
  • You have such a DYNAMIC stage persona and unique style of dance and choreography.  You are one of my favorite performers to watch in Vegas.  Wishing you much success in making your dreams come true!


    Kristi Toguchi An Infusion of Magic, Dance & Circus Arts.
  • Thank you so much for your time today, you have most definitely inspired me and for that I thank you sooooooo much! I totally adore you and hope we can train again soon!

    Hope McCurdy Acrobat Pole Dancer/Aerialist.
  • Thank you so much for sharing your expertise with me. You are simply amazing to watch and I can't wait to practice, practice, practice. Thanks for being apart of my journey 🙂

    Lindsay Taylor Marsh Aerialist.
  • I am so grateful to have had training from Suwasit. He really took me to the next level on Pole. He not only taught me but always believed in me as an Artist and has brought out the best in me. I have been touched by a true artist; he's a performer so talented and innovative. He is always pushing his student to become greater. I am blessed to be one of those students. Thank you Suwasit for being such an inspiration and fabulous instructor. I wouldn't be here if it wasn't for you. You truly have changed me for the better! Thank you always!! Much Love and Respect,

    Talia Marino -Feature Pole and Lyra Artist at Franco Dragone Entertainment Group, TABOO. (Macau) | Artist at Cirque du Soleil, Viva Elvis.
  • Thank you so much Suwasit! You motivated and inspired every one of us. You are a beautiful person, aerialist and soul. Love you!

    Antoinette Dickson Owner/Instructor of Phoenix Aerial Academy
  • Thank you so much for an awesome workshop! It was so great to finally meet you. You are such a sweet and patient teacher...all the moves you taught us were so fluid and beautiful. I can't wait to practice them at home and train with you again when I'm in Vegas! 🙂


    Davina Wong Aerialist/Dancer
  • I first met Suwasit over coffee when I first arrived here in Las Vegas to inquire about aerial training and I was surprised how quickly Suwasit was ready to begin.  His instruction was thorough, fun, and he made me feel very comfortable and safe while working in new conditions.  An additional factor of working with Suwasit was his care, he cared about my future success and my artistry and an extension of his own passion for his craft.  Always original, always authentic, Suwasit was inspiring to watch, not only as a performer...but an individual.  Thank you Suwasit for helping me find success here in Vegas, I truly could not have made these steps without your initial goodwill.

    Dustin Walston Artist at Cirque du Soleil, Criss Angel BELIEVE
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