Tag: Women in Business

gwen holbrey
Business

5 minutes with Gwen Holbrey – The Watermelon Studios

gwen holbrey poleGwen Holbrey is the owner and head instructor of The Watermelon Studios. As a child, she grew up trying multiple styles of dance and went on to complete a degree in Drama. After attending pole classes and becoming head instructor for another school, she took the plunge and opened her own business. Her studio quickly became a Scottish success story, coming second in the Off The Pole best studio awards and attracting pole artists from all over the world, visiting to teach exclusive workshops. The school also attracts world class sports photographers looking to shoot both Gwen and her Watermelon ‘Pips’ (students).

With classes booked to capacity every week, Gwen has just opened her second school, introducing Zumba, Body Blitz and Yoga alongside her famous pole classes. Most recently, The Watermelon Studio was the first pole studio to get to the final of the Edinburgh Business Awards 2018, and proudly took home the Community Award.

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Rebecca ChristensenLove from Indie Street.
Business

5 minutes with Rebecca Christensen – Entrepreneur and Founder of Love from Indie Street

Rebecca ChristensenEdinburgh based, Rebecca set up Love from Indie Street, a gift voucher service for independent boutique retailers, in 2014 with the sole purpose of supporting local businesses. As well as a growing range of maps and guides for independent shopping she now also offers coaching and business surgeries for women who want to set up on their own or who need help navigating the path of being a business owner. Read More