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Intro to Pole

Prerequisites: None

This class is tailored especially to new students who are interested in starting their pole journey. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. You will also get a preview of our unique 8 week session classes, the Liberation Series. You'll be guided through a slow and sensually focused warmup, followed by pole and floor work, culminating in a short and sweet routine that pulls it all together. 

We REQUIRE taking this class before starting in 1hr Fundamental Pole Tricks if you've never taken a pole class before! 

Intros are held every other Sunday at Pole Icons/Provocateur Location and Saturdays at Brass Ring/Carte Blanche Location!

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Runtime: 90 minutes

ALL GENDER-INCLUSIVE

 

This class is an overview of foundational movements in pole dance. Learn basic moves accessible to all levels of strength and/or flexibility. Students should bring water. Shorts may be ideal for some parts of class, but any comfortable workout attire will do. 

1hr Fundamental Pole Tricks

THIS IS NOT AN INTRO CLASS.

Prerequisites: You have taken Intro to Pole or you have some previous pole experience.

Curriculum: This class will cover climbs, sits, jasmine, cradle, and basic elements of dance/low flow. 

 

We recommend taking this class after Intro to Pole and before taking Pole Tricks Level 1. You will learn how to climb the pole and work on fundamental shapes.

We REQUIRE taking an INTRO TO POLE class first unless you've taken a pole class before. 

This class is a favorite among many of our students. In this 60 minute format we focus on increasing strength and further developing sound technique on the pole. Class will include dance based movements, static spins and combos.

Pole Tricks,  Level 1 (90 Minutes)

Prerequisites: 1hr Pole Fundamental or Previous Experience

Curriculum: You must have taken Fundamentals  (we suggest a MINIMUM of 10 classes) and have a basic understanding of knee holds, hip holds, and pole sits. We HIGHLY recommend having mastered your jasmine, cradle, and pole sits!

Pole Tricks, Level 1.5 (90 Minutes)

Prerequisites: We recommend an unassisted Basic Invert, Climb, Jasmines, Clean Leg hangs, and Basic Butterfly to attend.

Curriculum: This class is a favorite among many of our students. In this 90 minute format we focus on increasing strength and further developing sound technique on the pole. Class will include dance based movements, static spins and combos. 

Pole Tricks, Level 2 (90 Minutes)

Prerequisites: We recommend having an understanding of shoulder mounts, extended butterflies, and basic inversions to attend.

Curriculum: This class is a favorite among many of our students. In this 90 minute format we focus on increasing strength and further developing sound technique on the pole. Class will include dance based movements, static spins and combos. 

Pole Tricks, Level 2/3 prerequisites (90 Minutes)

Prerequisites:

Curriculum:  This class is a favorite among many of our students. In this 90 minute format we focus on increasing strength and further developing sound technique on the pole. Class will include dance based movements, static spins and combos. 

Floorwork  1 (60 Minute)

Prerequisites: None

Class description: In floorwork level 1, we focus on the basics such as leg waves, shoulder rolls, and much more! Elegantly and smoothly glide from one trick to another as you discover the strength required to create interesting and fun transitions. Floorwork compliments your fluidity on the pole and will challenge you in new ways! Learn the technique behind those deceptive floor moves that capture your attention and build confidence in your body. Level up as you level the ground with your curves!

BRING KNEE PADS and HEELS (Optional)

Floorwork 2 (60 Minute)

Prerequisites: Floorwork 1 or Previous Experience

Class description: In floorwork level 2, we focus on intricate transitions and challenging floor tricks. Elegantly and smoothly glide from one trick to another as you discover the strength required to create interesting and fun transitions. Floorwork compliments your fluidity on the pole and will challenge you in new ways! Learn the technique behind those deceptive floor moves that capture your attention and build confidence in your body. Level up as you level the ground with your curves.

BRING KNEE PADS and HEELS (Optional)

Spin Pole 1 (60 Minute)

THIS IS NOT AN INTRO CLASS.

Prerequisites: Intro to Pole or Previous Experience (We recommend some 1hr Pole Fundamentals as well)

Class Description: Ready to spin yourself into a new realm of pole? Come experience our spin classes
where your instructor will teach you beautiful tricks and take you through carefully
crafted spin flows on the pole. Feel the power of controlling your body in stunning spin
moves while learning proper technique and mechanics. Give it a twirl!

Spin Pole 2 (60 Minute)

THIS IS NOT AN INTRO CLASS.

Prerequisites: Must have an unassisted Invert and Climb to attend! (Spin 1 focuses on upright tricks, descents, and fundamental movements.)

Class Description: Ready to spin yourself into a new realm of pole? Come experience our spin classes
where your instructor will teach you beautiful tricks and take you through carefully
crafted spin flows on the pole. Feel the power of controlling your body in stunning spin
moves while learning proper technique and mechanics. Give it a twirl!

Choreo 1 (60 Minute)

THIS IS NOT AN INTRO CLASS.

Prerequisites: Intro is required, Fundamentals is suggested 

Class description: Low pole and floor choreography (no climbing required). Heels Choreo is taught in heels, however students may wear heels OR socks. Always use knee pads. 

Choreo 2 (60 Minute)

THIS IS NOT AN INTRO CLASS.

Prerequisites: Choreo 1 or Previous Experience

Class description: Low pole and floor choreography (no climbing required). Heels Choreo is taught in heels, however students may wear heels OR socks. Always use knee pads. 

Heels Choreo

THIS IS NOT AN INTRO CLASS.

Prerequisites: Intro is required, Fundamentals is suggested 

Class description: Our newest addition to the schedule! Come explore all things heels! Learn the basics and how to safely flow with strength and grace!

Liberation Series 8 Week Beginner Series

THIS IS NOT AN INTRO CLASS.

MUST CALL TO PREREGISTER AND SECURE SPOT

Prerequisites: NONE

Class description: Led by a certified pole and dance instructor, this class will have you safely on the pole from day 1! If you're interested in a progressive series to awaken or enliven your sensuality and sexuality, this class is for you. Learn the language of your body and how to move fluidly in it as we integrate both static and spin pole into a comprehensive level class. Enjoy the camaraderie of a supportive group in a space that offers sanctuary and supportive instruction to all body types, ages, and abilities.

Freestyle Dance

THIS IS NOT AN INTRO CLASS.

Prerequisites: Intro is required, Fundamentals and some Floorwork experience is suggested 

Class description: Creative movement exploration utilizing prompts from your instructor. No pole tricks are required, however because this class is unchoreographed, it is reccommened that you have some low flow vocabulary from which to draw. 

Open Gym

Prerequisites: NONE

This is not a class. Open Pole is a time when students may practice elements of pole dance that they have been formally taught in classes. An instructor is available during this time for spots and safety, but will not be leading any warm-up or lesson plan. 

Policies: No trying things off youtube, instagram, or other video platform. Students may not teach or attempt to teach other students. Use a crashmat when possible. 

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