Pole Dance

AMAZING FOR FITNESS, STRENGTH & TONING...  IT'S HIGHLY ADDICTIVE and
so much fun!
Pole Dance Courses

at Bottoms Up!

Pole Dance is amazing for fitness, strength and toning. Many people these days are looking for an alternative to traditional gym sessions and have found what they are looking for in pole dance classes.  You don’t need any sort of strength or fitness or be a certain age to try.  Pole will build your strength from day one!

 

Bottoms Up! Pole Dance courses run in 8 week terms, one regular class per week for one hour.  Classes include a warm up, pole work, spins, aerial tricks, floor-work, foot-work, movement, dance and warm down. Content progresses week by week, course by course, as your strength, skill and confidence increases.

We also have dance based pole classes for all levels to supplement your learning.  

We do advise you need to be able to attend at least 80% of your 8-week course. Spots are limited in all course classes to ensure you have your own pole. Bookings are essential.

 

We use 45ml & 40ml static & spin poles with a range of different skin grips to choose from. Using a standard

width pole in the beginning is advisable, as it will build your wrist & forearm strength and

control right from the beginning.  All pole courses with the exception of Beginner level are taught

on spin & static pole.

 

Bottoms Up! is a fun, friendly diverse & inclusive environment. Come alone or come with friends.  We welcome EVERY body - all ages, gender identities, genres, walks of life, shapes & sizes,  

Pole is an awesome sport and anyone can begin!

WARNING:  POLE DANCING IS HIGHLY ADDICTIVE!

LEVELLED POLE COURSES
DANCE POLE COURSES
 

Pole Dancing for Beginners

BEGINNERS POLE DANCE`
For the absolute beginner!

Designed for ALL women & men: all ages, all genres, all shapes & sizes and all walks of life. 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!  

Static pole course

BEGINNERs 2 POLE DANCE 
Completed a Beginners course?

This is for those who have completed a Beginner level course,  Intermediate levels require confidence climbing and inverting and  Beginners 2  will give you that confidence with building these specific strengths weekly, while focusing on all the spin moves put into different little mini dance combos each week. Comprising of spins, movement & footwork with choreography. 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 and on completion of this you are ready to move into the Intermediate levels!!  

6-weeks Static pole/2-weeks Spin pole

Intermediate Pole Dance Levels

INTERMEDIATE 1
Going up!

Now that you are becoming stronger, and have an understanding of pole, Intermediate 1 introduces you to the next level of strength-orientated tricks up the pole, sideways spins, inverts & climbing combinations. Throughout the course your strength & confidence will increase preparing you for the flashy tricks to come! Intermediate 1 level assumes a basic understanding of pole. Students do need to have completed a Bottoms Up! Beginners Pole course, (or its equivalent), in order to enrol in this course. Confidence in climbing and inverting is required.  

Spin & Static course

INTERMEDIATE 2
The aerial beginning!

Now the fun begins! Intermediate 2 follows with all the flash moves; Trickier lifts, leg hangs, eye-catching spins, inverts & combinations of all moves blended with new dance techniques. Includes the beginnings of ‘work in progress’ moves required for higher levels. *Students need to have successfully completed Intermediate 1 to enroll in this course. Confidence with being at the top of the pole, inversions and spins is required.  

Spin & Static course

INTERMEDIATE 3
Hitting the big time!

Intermediate 3 consists of more complex combinations of all aerial moves, spins & tricks. Its now time for some real attention grabbing pole work! You have now hit a higher level of pole dancing and will require strength &  stamina. Students will need to have confidently completed all pole course levels prior to enrolling. It is also advisable to speak with your instructor before booking.  

Spin & Static course

INTERMEDIATe 4
Perfect your aerial strength and transitions!

This course comprises of aerial & spin combinations of all moves learned throughout the Beginner & Intermediate syllabi. This will focus on conditioning your aerial strength, engage your flow, work on technique and make your transitions from one trick to another beautiful & seamless.  It will also give you knowledge of how tricks can move seamlessly into one another to create beautiful aerial combos.  Its a really fun course.

Spin & Static course

LOW POLE TRICKERY
Grounded pole tricks to take you from floor to pole, pole to floor

Acro based. Rolling, forearm stands, handstands, shoulder stands, helicopters, flow and so much more to give you different & innovative ways to move from the base of the pole to aerial.  This is going to be a lot of fun! 

 

Open to all students Inter 3 & above.  Must be able to outside leg hook, & pole assisted handstand

 
 
 

Advanced Pole Dance Levels

ADVANCED PREP
Line, fluidity and technique

This is a transitional course, designed to give you the strength, stamina &  confidence to move into the advanced levels. Focusing on building strength and attention to detail on all moves learned so far. Incorporating moves from Beginner & Intermediate levels, into spin &  aerial combinations, focusing on transitions in and out of moves. Learning variations, combinations and aerial inverts. Line, fluidity & technique are a main focus. Perfect for those requiring more strength, and those who are not quite ready to move into the Advanced levels. This is where many of the fundamentals for key ariel tricks are learned and broken down safely to ensure perfect understanding. This is the ideal course for high-level students who have learned elsewhere, and those who have had a break from pole. Also acts as a second course for students wanting pole twice a week. You do need to have completed pole courses to at least Intermediate 3 or Advanced levels. Completion of this course will give you all the strength & confidence to move happily into the advanced levels.  

Spin & Static course

ADVANCED LEVELS 1-6
Wow! You made it!

Advanced levels 1 – 6 continue with intricate combinations of high skill level. Advanced levels assume a good understanding of not only pole, but a higher level of strength, flexibility & stamina. If you have followed through with all Bottoms Up! Pole courses you will have a thorough understanding of the art of pole, along with a great level of strength, stamina & flexibility. Well done you!! *Students need to have completed all prior levels of pole before enrolling. It is advisable to speak with your instructor prior to enrolment.  

Spin & Static course

 

 

Super Advanced Pole Dance Levels

Our Super Advanced levels are for accomplished Pole Dancers, performance & competition level.  

Please email prior to enrolling into these courses.

ELITE POLE
Taught by pole champion Lisa D

This course will feature some of Lisa's unique signature tricks as well as unusual advanced moves from around the pole world and the intricacies involved. A big aspect of this course focuses on strength building & stretching of those pesky muscles that are so important for high level pole dancing. Not for the faint hearted, but an amazing course that will give you a sense of achievement, some fancy, crazy & unusual tricks & combinations,along with strong muscles. The perfect second class to add to your weekly workout. It’s time to quit the gym and pole dance instead!

The prerequisite tricks for this class are:  Aerial Shouldermount; Handspring; Brass Monkey; Tabletop along with good technique and sound understanding of pole.

We welcome students from other studios. 

This course is is subject to acceptance. Please contact  if you have any questions

ADVENTURE TIME
Pre-elite & performance level

This course is a true adventure!  A high level performance course comprising of the many different aspects of pole dancing. The course includes static & spin pole, unique aerial combinations, drops, dynamics, static flow,  Focusses on building dance, flow movement, floor work, base work, low-flow, grounded work, acro, handstands, rolling and much more.  Learning how to listen & work with music..

At high levels of pole dance we encourage every individual to find their own unique movement and learning to flourish via unlocking this.  For competitors & performers increasing their knowledge of movement in general and becoming a fierce & unique performer.  Learning choreography & working within a group to perform group showcase performances is also a key feature.  You will become an all rounded performance artist with your own distinct flair, which we believe is highly important.

Please check prior to enrolling.  Good technique & a sound knowledge of pole is required.

Crafted & taught by Jacquie (aka Sparkarella)

 
 
 

Dance!

"like everyone is watching!"

Dance & movement in any form fills the heart with joy & makes one happy!  At Bottoms Up we have both barefoot & heels dance classes that you can immerse yourself in.  We have an amazing variety of dance based choreography classes to suit many different styles & types of movers.  Dance based classes are perfect to add as an additional course and will build strength, technique & flow in a different way & will compliment  & add new & exciting elements to your individual movement which translates to your pole class. 

READ MORE ON our dance styles

Barefoot Dance Classes

 

fluidity

Move & flow like liquid

Refine your movement, move like liquid and flow around the pole. This is the class for you. Concentrating on grounded movement, leaps & spins & floorwork, Fluidity will give you the tools to create beautiful fluid movement on and off the pole.  

By using your body & gaze as momentum you will have a whole new approach to pole dancing. 

Rather than focussing on choreography, Fluidity will give you short sequences of movement that swirl & roll from ground & floor and back again, every single week.  You will find new movement pathways that will benefit you in any form of movement. Inspiration can be taken from anywhere, and this class will  make your body & mind feel wonderful, & increase your body & movement awareness.

Crafted & taught by Jacquie

Fluidity is a barefoot course.  New short choreographies every week

Please wear kneepads, long pants, socks/leg warmers and bring something to cover your shoulders. Bring sweat towel, separate pole cleaning towel, water bottle

This class is highly recommended and suitable for students Beginners 2 and above

LYRICAL X
Leap, fly & soar!

Taking Lyrical movement a step further, Lyrical X includes unusual aerial work, more complicated & sweeping rolls on and off the pole, Leaps that fly & soar, dance combinations from ground swirling upwards, handstands and more in-depth choreography.

Understanding breadth and length of movement, dancing with 'light & shade' is a huge focus.  Dancing with sharp & strong movement combined with lilt & flow.  Working within a group environment to create and perform eye-catching & unusual shows that are performed at Bottoms Up events.

Taught, crafted & choreographed by Jacquie (aka Sparkarella)

Lyrical X is for higher level students with dance / lyrical movement experience.  

This is a performance level course and is via acceptance only.  Please email for further details.

Heels Dance Classes

LOW FLOW HEELS WITH JAQ

Gliding, sweeping, swirling heels flow

Move like liquid. Smooth, graceful, circular, twizzling low flow movement blending Jacquie’s signature style of pole flow, fluidity & floor flow with moody, dark vibes.  Dance on your toe-box. Create line & length throughout all parts of your body. Discover tiny micro-movements & nuances and blend these with big sweeping circular moments to create new fluid low flow combos each week.  Musicality & the ability to hear the & feel the music is an important part of this class.class.  One combo can be danced in many ways using different music.  You will discover this too!  

Honed, choreographed & taught by Jaq

Students will learn short & new flow choreographies every week, including floor work & technique.

Open to students Intermediate 2 & above with sound pole dance knowledge

Highest Heels, & kneepads required. Dressing for class provides the atmosphere.

Please bring sweat towel, separate pole cleaning towel, water bottle

HARDCORE HEELS WITH ANNIE

Dark, fierce, fluid.

Body waves, leg waves, dynamic spins, presses, lifts & holds - Hardcore Heels has a little bit of everything.  Combining this into choreography, while along the way focussing on learning the nuances that make this style soooooo good!   

It is dark, fierce & fluid.  Come to the dark side!

Hardcore Heels is originally inspired by the styles of Russian dancers Eva Bembo, Daria Che & Olga Koda that created their style.  At Bottoms Up Annie takes these influences with the big elements, tiny nuances, footwork & movement that make this style so eye-catching. Blended with Annie's unique flair this is a mesmerising & mind-blowing time!  The choreography also focuses on how to listen & move with the music, 

Honed, choreographed & taught by Annie

Students will learn 2x 4-week choreographies each term including floor work & technique

Open to students Intermediate 1 & above.

Kneepads & your highest heels required.  Dress for class provides the atmosphere!
Please bring sweat towel, separate pole cleaning towel, water bottle

SLUT'OGRAPHY WITH AMANDA

Slinky & Sexy old school strip club pole

Sexy, strip-club style pole dance. Old-school grinds, hip dips, pussy pops, body rolls, floor work, base work and twerking. 

Students will learn 2x 4-week choreographies each term including floor work & technique.

Honed, choreographed & taught by Amanda

Suitable for ALL pole levels, including Beginners.

Heels, knee pads and pole shorts required.  Dress for class always provides the atmosphere!

Please bring sweat towel, separate pole cleaning towel, water bottle

 

Casual Pole Dance Classes

 

POLE'OGRAPHY 1

Sassy, sexy & downright fun!

Beginner Level

If you’re interested in trying pole dancing we suggest coming to Pole’Ography on Saturday afternoons.  This casual choreography class is sooooo much fun and perfect for beginners & new brand new students. You will learn basic spins, floorwork and movement and put together in a sassy mini routine.  Pole’Ography is the best cardio workout you'll ever try, an excellent start to your weekend & perfect to get a sassy taste of what Pole Dancing is all about,

Heels and knee-pads required.

Please bring sweat towel, separate pole cleaning towel, water bottleV

Casual class every Saturday. Bookings essential.

POLE'OGRAPHY 2

Amp up the sass!

Intermediate levels & above

Pole 'Ography Level 2 is for students Intermediate level and above.  Like Pole 'Og 1 it's a sassy & fun choreography class with different mini routines each week.  The pole tricks are a little harder, but the fun factor & the workout the same!

Heels and knee-pads required.

Please bring sweat towel, separate pole cleaning towel, water bottleV

Casual class every Saturday. Bookings essential.

 

Private Lessons

Private & Semi Private Lessons are a great way to enhance & accelerate your learning.  These are available

for any pole dancer wishing to add to their syllabus and enhance style & technique, strength, conditioning. Choreography, tricks, transitions and combinations suited to your individuality and dance style.  

All private lessons are tailored to your specific speed, skill & level.

All of our Teachers at Bottoms Up are available for private lessons on request.   We pride ourselves on having an amazingly knowledgeable & experienced team who have been in the Industry since its fruition.  All of our

teachers share a different style and strength that make our studio the unique and creative environment we are.  

To book your lesson please email reception@bottomsupdance.com.au.  

Shout yourself, or grab a small group together.  Private and semi private. POR

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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