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Summer Dance 2020
workshops

A delectable feast of workshops specially created for Summer Dance!

FRIDAY 10TH JAN

 

FIERCE HEELS WITH JAMES WELSBY

Commercial heels dance

"Fierce Heels" by James Welsby (AKA Valerie Hex) director of multi-award winning international drag spectacular YUMMY. James is a VCA School of Dance Graduate and has taught dance for over a decade. His style is informed by a unique mix of drag culture and contemporary dance.

Please note heels are required, but general heels NOT pole dance heels!

Open to all levels

7pm – 8.3pm  $50

 

SATURDAY 11TH JAN

LYRICAL POLE WORKSHOP with Jaq

Grounded choreography class that leaps, swirls, rolls and flows.  Discover new shapes and innovative ways of making a trick look different. Lyrical Pole differs to Fluidity as it is a choreography class. It's the perfect way to kick start your weekend!  

Kneepads always required, socks/legwarmers & bring something to cover your shoulders

Open level with pole experience (Inter 1 & above preferred)

10am – 11.30am  $50

ROLLING ROLLING ROLLING  with Jaq

Floor workshop focusing on shoulder rolls 

Take your floor work to the next level. 

Learn & practise safe techniques and fundamentals for shoulder rolls.  The shoulder roll is a key movement with any floor work across the board; pole, burlesque, movement.  Once you have the basics you are set to learn the fancy stuff; fish flops, kip ups, helicopters, boats, shoulder-stands – you name it – you’ll be able to do it!   

If you have your basic shoulder roll, can you do both sides? Can you add the flare? Workshop includes safe warmup techniques you can take away with you for your own practice.

You can roll? There are many more to learn. Come along and learn the fancier things; fish flops, helicopters, boats, shoulder stands, kip ups.

Please bring notepad & pen. Wear long pants, something covering your shoulders, legwarmers/socks, and kneepads.

Open to students of all genres, all styles, and definitely ALL levels - yes that includes Beginner students!  

1pm – 2.30pm  $50

 

 

FRIDAY 17TH JAN

DIRTY DANCING with Amanda

 ‘Dirty Dancing’ combines slinky, sexy, wavy pole tricks and transitions with stripping and lap dance. Discover the secrets to controlled sensual movement, 'strip club-style' stripping and lap dance basics in this late night choreography class. No actual nudity required. 

Bring heels, knee pads, pole shorts and either a bikini, underwear, extra pole shorts or a dress/t shirt to take off.  

Suitable for intermediate 1 pole and above

7pm – 8.3pm  $50

 

 

WEEKEND 18&19TH JAN

ELEVATED TEACHER TRAINING with Lisa D

Full details & enrolments at below link

https://www.xpertpolefitness.com/xpert-pole-fitness-1and2-bottoms-up-dance

SATURDAY 1ST FEB

TANGO POLE with Jaq

Tango, the vibrant, playful & passionate dance. It is a dance of intertwined bodies engaged in a dialogue of limbs. Jacquie’s experience in the Argentine tango, blended with pole creates a fiery & provocative dance. Featuring leg work, lifts, footwork and primarily the passion! The pole is your dance partner & together you will learn an impassioned dance which will become moving seduction.

Low heels preferred (no high pole heels!).  Feel free to dress accordingly!

Open level with Pole experience (Inter 2 & above preferred)

10am – 11.30am  $50

 

HANDSPRING CLINIC with Lisa

Handsprings, Deadlift & Iron X workshop 

The handspring is a landmark move in pole dancing, but how do you become fully comfortable in them, and how do you strengthen and condition your body to achieve them safely? If you are already comfortable with handsprings, how do you deadlift, aerial handspring or do a muscle up? In this workshop Lisa will work with you on drills, techniques, stretches and conditioning for handsprings, as well as positioning, nailing and stabilizing our handspring.  Aerial Handspringing and how to deadlift and muscle up, depending on your individual level.

PREREQUISTES: Students MUST have solid & held Ayesha’s, Shoulder Mounts and aerial straddle invert.  Handsprings are not for Beginner/Intermediate students.

4pm - 5.30pm  $60

 

WILD WOMEN with Bella de Jac

Letting loose with fearless and uninhibited movement. Using a combination of expressive dance, modern striptease style and floor work, students will learn a fun, sexy choreography to honour the wild femme within. 

Kneepads optional, note: no actual striptease in this class.

Open level with Burlesque experience 

1pm - 3.30pm  $120

 

SILK FANS  with Bella de Jac

Fluttering, floating, soaring! Silk fans are a dramatic, mesmerising style of fan dance and dramatically different from feather fan performance. Learn the basic techniques and an emotive choreography with Bella de Jac. 

Open level with Burlesque experience

3.45pm – 5.15pm  $120

SUNDAY 2ND FEB

INJURY PREVENTION with Lisa

The exercises ALL Pole Dancers should know

This workshop is essential for ALL pole dancers of any level.  These are the exercises that will increase & strengthen your muscles off the pole.  Learn tips & tricks for shoulder stabilisation, back strengthening & activation that will keep you on the pole for years to come.  Lisa’s expertise drawing on her years of experience with pilates & pole will take you these exercises that can be added to your warmup and practise sessions.

Open to ALL level pole dancers - Beginners to Advanced

11am – 12.30pm  $50