Guide to Courses

The courses below form the Core Curriculum, our 2-year program for beginner through immediate levels. It was designed with a specific goal in mind — to take someone who has never touched a pole before, and teach them everything they need to become an advanced poler.

Principles of Strength

Functional full-body training without equipment. Contains three different 6-week programs of increasing difficulty, so it’s customizable to your current level and fitness goals. Taught by five-time world champion Rafaela Montanaro.

  • Number of sessions: 42
  • Session length: 45-60 minutes
  • Course duration: 18 weeks
  • Prerequisites: none
  • Equipment needed: none
  • Recommended: yoga mat

Principles of Movement

Elementary acrobatics for pole. Teaches a variety of acro techniques as tools for developing balance and coordination while upside down. Inversion without the pole, as it were. Taught by Siberian acrobat and pole athlete Mari Simak.

  • Number of sessions: 12
  • Session length: 75-90 minutes
  • Course duration: 6 or 12 weeks
  • Prerequisites: none
  • Equipment needed: none
  • Recommended: yoga mat, yoga blocks, resistance bands

Principles of Flexibility

Coming early 2022.

Essentials №1

Your first pole course. Starting from absolute scratch, you will learn the fundamentals of static pole with careful attention to proper technique. Taught by Cirque du Soleil pole artist Tara Meyer.

  • Number of sessions: 12
  • Session length: 60-75 minutes
  • Course duration: 6 weeks
  • Prerequisites: none
  • Equipment needed: static pole
  • Recommended: yoga mat

Essentials №2:
Intro to Inversion

A gradual, step-by-step approach for learning how to go upside down safely and comfortably on static pole. Also includes static spins and dismounts. Taught by five-time world champion Rafaela Montanaro.

  • Number of sessions: 12
  • Session length: 60-75 minutes
  • Course duration: 6 weeks
  • Prerequisites: skills from Ess. №1
  • Equipment needed: static pole
  • Recommended: yoga mat, crash pad

Essentials №3:
Intro to Spin Pole

Coming early 2022.

Essentials №4:
Intro to Dynamic Pole

Coming early 2022.

Essentials №5 - №8

Coming mid-2022.

Level Up

Focused on the core pole tricks that are crucial for progressing to an advanced level. Uses extended 90-minute lessons that begin with strength and flexibility conditioning routines, followed by full pole training sessions. Taught by five-time world champion Rafaela Montanaro.

  • Number of sessions: 12
  • Session length: 90 minutes
  • Course duration: 6 weeks
  • Prerequisites: skills from Ess. №1 – №8
  • Equipment needed: static pole
  • Recommended: yoga mat, crash pad

Advanced Courses

Coming late 2022.

Advanced Waitlist

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