Pole Dance Classes

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Intro to Pole

Congratulations!  You have taken your first step towards the most fun you'll ever have working out.  Your second step is to click the Sign Up button.  Want to tone your abs, gain upper body strength, and - here's the kicker - HAVE FUN WHILE DOING IT?  This is where you start! You will learn important foundations of Pole, including  fun moves you will put together into a little routine at the end of class. Please wear indoor runners or go barefoot and longer pants that cover the back of the knee. This class has a limit of one pole per person and you must reserve a pole. $15 + GST, to be paid when making your reservations.  Click Here for Details

Pole 101
Pole 101 will teach the basic technique of pole dancing. We will go through safety tips including shoulder engagement and wrist alignment. This level will also help to build your strength with emphasis being placed on the upper body and core giving you the confidence to move to the next level. Every move you do gives you a great stretch, creating long lean muscles. You will feel stronger, your body will begin to tone and tighten, and you will feel muscles you never knew you had. There are 2 series in level 101: Black (Static Pole) & Grey (Spin Pole). Black has 8 classes and Grey has 4 classes.

  1. Start with Black or Grey series or take them both together.
  2. Attend all shades of Black (8) and Grey (4) in any order.
  3. Repeat any series or class over again until you feel confident and ready to move to 202! 

Class names and moves learned in each class:

BLACK - STATIC SERIES

Carbon - Cupid Spin & Backturn Hip Circles
Coal - Swirl Spin & Madonna
Ebony - Backwards Attitude Spin & Backbend
Jet - Figure Skater & Body Wave Kick w/Step Ball Change
Midnight - Shooting Star Spin & Backslide to Floor
Onyx - Fireman Spin & Pirouette
Raven - Mermaid Spin & Proposal
Slate - Backspin (Rodeo) & Backslide 

GREY - SPIN SERIES

Ash - Cross Knee Spin & Backbend to Floor
Concrete - Rider Spin & Split Kick
Graphite - Ladylike Spin & Backbend w/Kick
Pewter - Windshield Wipers Spin & Split Grip Pirouette

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Pole 202
Now that you have learned the basics, we will start to put the moves into sequences and routines. While continuing to condition your body you will also learn some transitional moves so you can start to dance and this is when you start to burn more calories. You will safely learn a new and challenging combo each class strengthening your muscles for the next level. 
There are 2 series in level 202: Black (Static Pole) & Grey (Spin Pole). Black has 8 classes and Grey has 4 classes.

Start with Black or Grey series or take them both together.
Attend all shades of Black (8) and Grey (4) in any order.
Repeat any series or class over again until you feel confident and ready to move to 303! 
Class names and moves learned in each class:

BLACK - STATIC SERIES

Carbon - Vleg Spin & Long Pose Dip
Coal - Rockstar Spin & Pivot Steps
Ebony - Diamond Spin & Can Can Crossover
Jet - Pirate Spin & Double Steps
Midnight - Ballerina Spin & Bucking Horse
Onyx - Lazy Boy Spin & Proposal
Raven - Attitude & Cross Over Spin with Leg Sweeps
Slate - Windtunnel & Step Ball Change

GREY - SPIN SERIES
Ash - High Impact Rodeo & Pas de Bourre
Concrete - Stag Spin & Piroutte
Graphite - Sit Spin & High Impact Bucking Horse
Pewter - Forward Reiko & Hovering Proposal

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Pole 303
"Life is better upside-down"! Feeling confident and strong with the spins learned in the beginner levels, it is now time to invert and see the world from a different perspective! In addition to going upside-down, prepare to get dizzy as you are introduced to the foundations of spin pole. Conditioning will get harder as the demands on your body increase. There are 3 series (303A, 303B, 303C) in this level and 4 classes in each series. You may start with any series and do more than one series at a time, but must start with class 1 of that series completing each series in the correct order. You must be comfortable with at least one of the 303 series before moving on to level 404. Click Here for Details

Lyrical Pole
In this class, you will learn to fuse pole movements and tricks with lyrical dance. Lyrical dance is an elegant and expressive form of dance that conveys emotion and musicality through movement. This class will focus on bringing together the grace of lyrical dance and the strength of pole to create powerful, emotionally captivating routines, while increasing your fluidity of movements and transitions on and off the pole. Must have taken at least 2 pole classes before taking this class. Click Here for Details

Beginner Pole Flow
Have you collected all the colours from Pole 101 and 202? It's time to start putting everything into routines! This fun dance class will focus on connecting the dots. Learn a fun new routine each class incorporating all the moves you have learned from Pole 101 and 202. Some classes will be on static and some on spin, so make sure to bring a pair of shorts just in case:) Click Here for Details

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Pole 404
Now that you have learned to invert and have gained confidence having your feet above your head, we focus on learning some fun shapes and poses while upside-down! You will also continue to learn more skills on the spin pole including pretty spins and inversions! This is a big jump from the earlier levels requiring more strength and it is completely normal to have to re-take this level a few times in order to master all the skills taught. There are 3 series (404A, 404B, 404C) in this level and 4 classes in each series. You may start with any series and do more than one series at a time, but must start with class 1 of that series completing each series in the correct order. You must be completely comfortable with controlled inversions prior to starting this level. You must be comfortable with at least one of the 404 series before moving on to level 505. Click Here for Details

Pole 505
It's time to get acrobatic and learn the moves that amaze! These classes will focus on static pole moves as well as transitions in and out of those moves allowing you to link together some interesting combinations. Again, there is a big jump in difficulty as you enter this level and more focus is placed on higher level conditioning to help you succeed. There are 3 series (505A, 505B, 505C) in this level and 4 classes in each series. You may start with any series and do more than one series at a time, but must start with class 1 of that series completing each series in the correct order. You must be confident with shoulder mounts from the floor prior to starting this level. Click Here for Details

Intermediate Pole Lab
Is there a specific move that you want to learn that isn't in the Tantra Pole 101 - 505 Curriculum? Then this class is for you! You can make requests or just show up and see what the instructor has prepared for the day. Each week there will be different moves and a different instructor to keep you challenged and to ensure a variety of styles are taught! You must have completed at least one 505 series to attend. Click Here for Details

Advanced Pole Lab
Our most difficult pole class - this is when things get really crazy! Over the weeks, expect to learn higher level strength moves, Chinese pole moves, extreme flexibility moves, dynamic pole combos, interesting transitions, mount and dismount variations etc... Feel free to make requests! Every class is different! You must have a solid shoulder mount, aerial inversion, handstand, aisha, and caterpillar climb to attend. Click Here for Details

Spin Pole
Now that you are getting comfortable on the static pole, come get dizzy with us in Spin! No background in spin pole required. This class will teach you the basics of spin: how technique differs from static, what muscles to engage, and how to control your momentum. We will begin by incorporating some of the same moves you have learned on the static pole but also teach some fun spin pole specific moves. The possibilities are endless! You must be in Pole 303 or above and be comfortable with pole climbs and going upside-down. Click Here for Details

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Exotic Dance L1 (Must be 19+)
Learn the basic movement of Exotic Dance in this super fun series! This series consist of 4 classes where you will learn everything from walking in heels to crawling. Get a full breakdown of the basic movement and then put it all together into a fun routine. Raise your confidence, get comfortable in your own skin and get a workout all at the same time, what more could you ask for! You must take all 4 classes in this series before you can move on to Level 1 and you must have taken at least 2 Pole 101 classes to register.   Please wear a capri pant or longer to protect your knees. Stilettos are more than welcome in this class. If you have sensitive knees you can bring leg warmers or knee pads. Click Here for Details

Exotic Dance L2 (Must be 19+)
Now that you have completed a minimum of 4 Exotic Foundation classes you are ready to kick it up a notch. Start to really get comfortable and find your style. Focus on creating graceful routines transitioning fluidly from one move to another. . This level is not a series; you can register for any class though you should be in Pole 202 or higher to attend. Click Here for Details

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Polefit
Get strong and fit in this high-intensity conditioning class! Everything we do is on the pole, so if you’re a pole dance enthusiast, this class will get you in shape for gravity-defying pole moves! If you like to spend your workout time off the pole, this class is still amazing for core and upper body strength training. Registration is needed. Running shoes are required for the warm up. If you are an advanced pole student (able to do inversions) please bring shorts. Otherwise, any work out bottoms will do. Click Here for Details

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