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Summer Dance 2020

mini courses & classes

Summer Dance timetable is back, baby, and we're excited! ! Join us for 4 weeks of pole, burlesque, movement and body work from Monday 6th of January to the 3rd February.

Summer Dance is all about fun, frivolity, dance & immersing yourself in new classes.

Delve into electrifying new mini courses, intoxicating workshops & fun casual classes!

Monday Nights

COOL THINGS with Jaq

Discover some cool new moves, some trending, some old school, add some aerial flow and you’ll discover new & interesting things that will build over 3 weeks into awesome combos with your own style and flair! 

Open to all Advanced level pole dancers

7.30pm (3-weeks only)

 

LOW POLE TRICKERY with Jaq

Low pole tricks. 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 Advanced level pole dancers

8.30pm (3-weeks only)

 

BURLYROCK with Ferri 

Hot rock 'n’ roll routines, attitude and red lipstick this mini new course is suitable for beginners to advanced dancers. Unleash your rock’n’roll showgirl while building your dance confidence and strengthening technique with the current Miss Burlesque Melbourne! 

An open course suitable for all levels

7.30pm (3-weeks only)

 

ADVANCED BURLESQUE with Justine

For experienced Burlesquer’s wanting to refine their technique & stage craft with a view to performing on the big stage in a group show. Delving deeper into developing confidence & technique as a performer. Focussing on characterisation, stage presence & theatrics & musicality.  Explore the diverse & expressive styles of traditional & neo Burlesque.  There is no end to learning & refining technique.  This course changes term to term so you can joyfully enrol multiple times.

Performance level class. Suitable for those with ample Burlesque experience

8.30pm (3-weeks only)

Tuesday Nights

FLUIDITY with Jaq

Let all the emotions out & immerse yourself in the music whilst learning fluid, molten movement at the base of the pole.  New spins that float & soar, leaps, rolls, seamless movement from standing to the floor. Fluidity is where you can truly let go and be at one with the music and your movement.  

We recommend to wear pants, kneepads, socks/legwarmers and always bring something to cover your shoulders.

Suitable for students Inter 2 & above

6.30pm 

 

SHAKIN’ TEASE with Ferri

Shimmies, shaking and stripping to a rocking 60s soundtrack! Drawing inspiration from 1960s vixens such as Jayne Mansfield & Sophia Loren, Ursula Andress, Ferri Maya will be teaching the art of the strip n’ shake.

Open level with Burlesque experience

7.30pm (3-wks only)

 

ROCK ‘N BURLY FANS with Ferri

Feathered fans with a twist.  Enter into the darker side and see what happens when the alluring sensual nature of feathered fans blend with rock music & Ferri Maya!  It’s going to be wickedly exhilarating!

Open level with Burlesque experience

8.30pm (3-wks only)

 

 

LOW FLOW HEELS with Jaq

Heels, moody lights & sweet tunes go beautifully with low flow pole. Taking Jacquie’s signature flow, you will learn spins, footwork, legwork, body, head & arm movements at the base of the pole blended together to create smooth & sinuous low flow combos each week.  The perfect late night vibe.

We recommend to wear pants, kneepads, socks/legwarmers and always bring something to cover your shoulders.

Suitable for students Intermediate 2 & above, OR with dance & heels experience

8.30pm 

Wednesday Nights

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FLOOR FLOW® with Jaq

Join Jacquie on the floor to immerse your body in new movement using the floor as your apparatus. 

This course will comprise of movements across and all over the floor to create sequences that organically happen.  Movement that is unrestrained, continuous and water-like. Rolling, swirling, turning, swaying, rotating, lifting, undulating, circling, stretching.  Beneficial for any person wanting to find fluidity & personal expression within.   

We recommend to wear pants, kneepads, socks/legwarmers and always bring something to cover your shoulders.

All levels, every body. No experience or level is required for this

6.30pm 

 

INTERMEDIATE 1 COMBOS & DANCE with Lisa

The perfect course to re-build your strength, stamina, dance moves & pole work before Term 1 starts.  

This mini course presumes your knowledge & completion of the current level before you flee the nest to bigger things!

6.30pm 

 

EXOTIC FLOOR with Amanda & Annie

Slinky, sexy, wavy , old school exotic floor tricks and transitions with a focus on choreography for each class. Work on your flexibility and stamina the sexy way!

Heels & kneepads essential

Suitable for ALL levels & non-pole students.

7.30pm 

 

 

RUSSIAN EXOTIC FLOW with Lisa

Dark, fierce, sexy & fluid – need we say no more!  Dark beats, fierce movement that flows, clicks.  The vibe is real

We recommend to wear kneepads, heels, pants  and always bring something to cover your shoulders.

Suitable for students Inter 2 & above

7.30pm 

 

 

TRICKERY CHAIR DANCE with Justine

Oh the humble chair and all the things you can do!  Climb, split, spin, mount, lift, melt, roll, lie, dance – all these things and many more.  This class will give you some sassy moves & eye catching tricks, put into mini dance routines. You will never look at your chair the same again!

Open to all levels.  Preference is completion of a Beginner level course

8.30pm 

 

 

CONTEMPORARY SPIN POLE CHOREOGRAPHY with Lisa

Spin pole creates soft smooth movement very different to static pole.   Throughout this speciality Summer dance mini course you will learn melty fluid choreography on & off the pole in Lisa’s signature style and build a beautiful routine. 

Suitable for  students Inter 2 & above

8.30pm 

Thursday Nights

INTERMEDIATE & ADVANCED COMBOS & DANCE with Fiona, Amanda & Carmen

The perfect course to re-build your strength, stamina, dance moves & pole work before Term 1 starts.  This mini course presumes your knowledge & completion of the current level before you flee the nest to bigger things!

Inter 2 with Fiona 6.30pm 

Inter 3 with Fiona 6.30pm

Adv Prep/Adv 1 with Amanda & Carmen 6.30pm

 

EXOTIC POLE with Amanda

Learn slinky, sexy, wavy pole tricks and transitions through exotic pole dance. 

Discover the secrets to controlled sensual movement in this choreography based class. 

Bring heels, knee pads and pole shorts

Suitable for ALL levels & non-pole students.

8.30pm (2-wks only – weeks 1& 2)

 

CARMEN’S “NON FLEXY” TRICKS with Carmen

Learn some of Carmen’s signature tricks that look flexy, but in fact have sneaky ways that don’t require you to have full splits or bendy backs.  It is magic?!  This two week special Summer Dance mini course will even include her signature ‘Bunny” Split!

Suitable for students Inter 3 & above (must be able to comfortably knee hook)

8.30pm (2-wks only – wks 3&4)

Friday Nights

TRICKS & STRENGTH with Lisa

Featuring some of Lisa's unique signature tricks as well as unusual advanced moves from around the pole world and the intricacies involved. 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. 

For high advanced Pole Dancers only

The prerequisite tricks for this class are: 

Aerial Shouldermount; Handspring; Brass Monkey; Tabletop

We welcome students from other studios. This course is subject to acceptance. 

Please contact us if you have any questions

7pm 

Saturdays

SPINNING 'COOL THINGS' with Fiona

Discover some cool new skinny moves, some trending, some old school, add some aerial swirl and you’ll discover new

& interesting things that will build over 4 weeks into awesome spinning combos with your own style and flair! 

Open to all Advanced level pole dancers

9.30am