Welcome!

We understand it can be daunting stepping into a new studio for the first time, so we want to make it easy for you.  This page outlines some of the 8-week courses and casual classes that will introduce you to Burlesque, Pole Dance and Movement classes.

Bottoms Up! is an inclusive studio. We welcome everyone, all ages (18+), all walks of life, all gender identities, all levels of fitness. Everybody has to start somewhere.  The hardest step

is beginning. You are almost there!!

We offer 3/4 & 8-week courses, along with weekly Casual classes.  

Beginner level Courses are for those with no experience.  Course delve further into the style & art learning technique & foundations.  We recommend these for those interested in learning & perfecting your chosen style.

Casual classes are one off classes every week which require no bookings and are perfect for those unable to commit to an 8-week course.  

Burlesque 

BEGINNER BURLESQUE

The foundations to burlesque dancing!

For the absolute burlesque virgin! Bump and grind, peel and pose your way through this 8-week course. Learn the history and the foundations of Burlesque through playful poses, shimmies and shakes, hip and chest isolations, undulations, glove peeling and Burlesque struts. While learning technique and moves you will be guided through a choreographed group routine giving you the tools needed to develop body awareness and confidence, along with a cheeky and seductive burlesque attitude!

 

Please bring sweat towel, water bottle, 

8-week course.  Bookings essential

 

FEATHERED FAN DANCE

Fluttering, floating feathered fans

Accredited to Faith Bacon and popularised by Sally Rand, Fan dancing has been the bawdy bump & grinder's delicate, ephemeral sister in Burlesque.  Using conceal and reveal to titilate & tease, feather fan dancing is a staple skill in any Burlesque enthusiasts bag of tricks! Learn how to become one with your fans as you flutter and float.  Beautiful & mesmerising.

 

Every term reveals new choreography & techniques so you can fan dance the whole year round! 

For Beginner levels no previous experience is required.

Fans provided. Please bring sweat towel, water bottle, 

4-week course.  Bookings essential

 
 

Pole Beginners

No strength or fitness level is required to join a Pole Beginner Course!  
All strengthening will be gained throughout the course.

BEGINNERS POLE DANCE
For the absolute beginner!

This course introduces you to your new love affair with the pole! Combining basic pole moves, sassy spins, poses & burlesque dance moves. By the end of 8-weeks you’ll be spinning, climbing and be Bottoms Up! on the pole. You’ll also have one wickedly hot routine that will impress anybody!  

 

Please bring sweat towel, separate pole cleaning towel, water bottle, yoga mat for warmups

8-week course.. Bookings required

BEGINNER POLE DANCE – LEVEL 2
Completed a Beginners course?

Beginners 2 works on building these specific strengths weekly, and also focuses on all the spin moves put into different little combos each week. Comprising of spins, movement & footwork with choreography, along with climbing & inverting. You’ll be able to relax into the moves to create beautiful lines & flow, as you already know the technique, so let the flow happen. This is a really fun course!

 

Students must have completed a Pole Beginner level course (or similar).  Also perfect for those wanting to refresh & rebuild after time off the pole.

Please bring sweat towel, separate pole cleaning towel, water bottle, yoga mat for warmups

8-week course.. Bookings required 

Floor-Work

FLOOR FLOW
Slow down, sense more & let it all out

Floor Flow® is a movement practice that encourages you to get lost in the grounding and sensual nature of floorwork. Developed by Marlo Fisken to reveal how focused floor contact can benefit absolutely everyone. 

With an emphasis on how things feel, rather than how they look, Floor Flow classes provide you a place to get out of your head, and into your body. Heighten your movement awareness and creative potential as you practice easy-to-remember looping sequences that emphasize fluidity, control, and joint mobility, musicality & expression.  Taught by Jacquie who was the first Teacher in the world to be accredited teach this amazing movement practise.

 

Please wear long pants, sleeves, socks or leg warmers & kneepads.

Please bring sweat towel, water bottle

8-week course. Bookings required

FILTHY FLOOR (level 1)
Flexibility and stamina - the sexy way!

Sexy, strip-club style floor work. Old-school grinds, hip dips, pussy pops, body rolls, leg work, twerks and heel clacks. You will learn technique, tricks, along with damm hot choreography! 

 

Created & taught with old-school strip club experience by Amanda! 

Suitable for all levels & non pole students

Heels/boots & kneepads essential (this can be done barefoot but the style lends to wearing heels for all those clacks!)

Bring something to cover shoulders. Bring sweat towel & water bottle

8-week course. Bookings required 
FLY-GYM
Suspension Stretching & Strength training
This combined strength & flexibility class uses Fly-Gym techniques for effective training with flexibility, general strength & trick specific activities.  Utilising both the resistance of the fabric & gravity it allows you to strengthen while you lengthen, giving stability AND flexibility like nothing else can.  Working in inverted positions & through different dimensions as this is a requirement for all pole, trapeze, Lyra, silks & hammock artists.

Wear long clothes.  Please bring sweat towel, water bottle,

8-week course. Bookings required. 5 person limit per class 
Casual Classes
 
ALL LEVELS, ALL BODIES
Casual classes require no weekly commitment and compliment your weekly workout.
We offer a range of casual classes in dance, burlesque, pole, stretch & strengthening.
Read full descriptions on Bottoms Up Casual classes here
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If you are still unsure, please pop into our studio and have a feel for yourselves, meet other students, chat with our Receptionists.  Casual classes are always a great way to begin with no full commitment.
 
 

POP IN FOR A CHAT

Pop in any night from 5:15pm and all day Saturdays and have a chat to one of our lovely receptionists. They will be more than happy to help you out with any enquiry!

 

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