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Vertical Pole Studio fitness classes are designed for everyone, regardless of age, shape or fitness level. You’ll receive a total body workout, while dancing that will leave you feeling empowered as you work toward your fitness goals. Get stronger and build confidence! We offer classes that let you focus on what you most want to get out of the instruction, whether it’s dance or fitness. Whichever class you choose, you’ll get a workout unlike anything else you’ve tried.

General Disclaimer: It is our goal to meet the specific needs of our students at Vertical Pole Studio in each of your classes. Please understand the importance of building strength and stamina while using proper technique is essential to your safety and continued growth. 


POLE CLASSES
Intro to Pole and Intro to Spin Pole are REQUIRED classes. You must have completed the INTRO checklist and have Instructor approval to move into any Level 1 class. DO NOT sign up for any level 1 or above classes without first attending the required INTRO classes. If you have attended training at another facility, you must email kasey@vpolestudio.com to get approval on attending any Level 1 or above class. Thank you for understanding this is for your own safety. 


INTRO TO POLE (Static)

Ready to begin your Pole Fitness journey? This is your first step! This class includes a warm-up, core strengthening, and a cool-down with flexibility stretches. In this pole fitness class you will learn the fundamentals of pole dance technique & strength training. Instructor approval is needed to move up to Level 1 Pole classes.

From walking around the pole, to basic spins and floor work. The class will highlight body alignment, and confidence-building through body awareness and technique. This class is designed to introduce students to the pole and to the range of moves that can be performed with time and practice. You will walk away with all you need to join our Level 1 beginner level classes. Attention is also given to building upper body strength and flexibility all of which contribute to gaining pole skills. You can see for yourself what everyone else is talking about! It will definitely leave you wanting more.

EXPERIENCE: No experience required.

WHAT TO WEAR: Tank top, sports bra, and form-fitted shorts.

WHAT TO BRING: An open mind and a rocking attitude! 


INTRO TO SPIN POLE

The Spinning Pole is an art and skill unto itself! A Spinning Pole is unlike the standard (static) pole because it rotates freely on bearings at the top and bottom. This means, the pole will move and spin with you while you dance. This class will teach you the foundations of dancing with a spinning pole. Explore the unique elements of dance that the spinning pole allows you to express.
Ready to begin your Spin Pole journey? This is your first step!
Instructor approval is required to move up to Level 1 Pole classes.
This class includes a warm-up, core strengthening, and a cool-down with flexibility stretches. In this spin pole fitness class you will learn the fundamentals of spin pole technique & strength training. From walking around the pole, to basic spins and floor work. The class will highlight body alignment, and confidence-building through body awareness and technique.
This class is designed to introduce students to spin pole and to the range of moves that can be performed with time and practice. You will walk away with all you need to join our beginner level classes. Attention is also given to building upper body strength and flexibility all of which contribute to gaining pole skills. You can see for yourself what everyone else is talking about! It will definitely leave you wanting more. We recommend a student take this class a minimum of 3 to 5 times.
EXPERIENCE: NO experience needed. 
WHAT TO WEAR: Tank top, sports bra, and form-fitted shorts.
WHAT TO BRING: An open mind and a rocking attitude!


Level 1 BEGINNER POLE FITNESS (Static)

In this pole class you will focus on good form, technique and building strength on both sides for Level 1 pole moves, spins, floorwork, and transitions. If you have had prior training in a different facility you must get approval by an instructor to take this class. In this pole class you will take what you’ve learned in your Intro to Pole classes and bring it to the next level. You won’t only have a great time but you will get an amazing cardio, strength training, and full body workout. Learn how to combine spins, and move smoothly up and down and all around the pole. You will build your strength to prepare you for Level 2 Beginner Pole class.Instructor approval is required to move up to Level 2 classes. 
EXPERIENCE: Intro to Pole 
WHAT TO WEAR: Tank top, sports bra, and form-fitted shorts.​


Level 2  BEGINNER POLE FITNESS (Static)

In this class you will learn the proper techniques, conditioning and drills to learn how to achieve a basic climb & basic invert successfully. This class will prepare you for our upper level classes. You will focus on mastering beginner pole moves, combination spins, transitions, and flowing them together flawlessly. Classes begin with a thorough warm up and conditioning segment and followed with a thorough cool down. Bare legs are required as part of the class requires gripping of the pole with the legs. If you have had prior training in a different facility you must get approval by an instructor to take this class. This pole class was created to teach you everything you need to know in order to progress to our Level 3 Intermediate Pole Fitness class. Your journey of Pole is now getting off the ground! Instructor approval is required to move up to Level 3 classes.

EXPERIENCE: Level 1 Beginner Pole

WHAT TO WEAR: Tank top, sports bra, and form-fitted shorts.

Level 3 INTERMEDIATE POLE FITNESS (Static)

After Level 2 Beginner Pole Fitness, challenge yourself with this Level 3 Intermediate class. Here you will learn inverted moves and work on putting moves together in combinations. If you have had prior training in a different facility you must get approval by an instructor to take this class. You will learn more pole moves including a variation of pole climbs, intermediate spins, straddle inverts and how to link them all together in a seamless, fluid flow. Students will strengthen and polish moves and spins already learned in the beginner level classes. Classes begin with a thorough warm up and conditioning segment and followed with a thorough cool down. Bare legs are required as part of the class requires gripping of the pole with the legs. Instructor approval is required to move up to Level 4 classes.

EXPERIENCE: Level 2 Beginner Pole 

WHAT TO WEAR: Tank top, sports bra, and form-fitted shorts


Level 1 SPINNING POLE

Instructor approval is required to move into this class.Forget the stationary bikes! This spinning class is all about the pole! Come learn the fundamentals of the spinning pole. Heels are recommended but not required. The dynamics of this class will challenge both beginning and advanced students alike! If you have had prior training in a different facility you must get approval by an instructor to take this class.

EXPERIENCE: Intro to Spin Pole 
WHAT TO WEAR: Tank top, sports bra, and form-fitted shorts, Heels welcome but not required.


Level 2 SPINNING POLE

Instructor approval is required to move into this class. The Level 2 Spin Pole Class focuses on pole combinations and tricks that bridge the gap between Level I and Advanced Level pole instruction. Dancers receive aerial pole instruction involving inversions, shoulder mounts, creative grips, intricate spins and much more!
EXPERIENCE: Level 1 Spinning Pole
WHAT TO WEAR: Tank top, sports bra, and form-fitted shorts. Heels recommended but not required.


OPEN PRACTICE
Open POLE Practice: Come and practice your pole moves in the studio.  60 minutes co-ed. Must be current student OR be evaluated and approved by staff member. No inversions or moves you aren't already proficient at.

THIS IS NOT A CLASS, AN INSTRUCTOR IS NOT PRESENT FOR SPOTTING OR TEACHING.

EXPERIENCE: All levels.

Vertical Pole Studio