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Pole Class Descriptions & Pre-Reqs
** All pole classes are 18+ **


Intro to Pole:

This is where your pole journey begins! You will learn the fundamentals of pole dance technique and strength training that will prepare you to join our beginner level classes. We recommend that you take Intro to Pole 3-5 times before moving on. Wear what you’re comfortable in, but shorts are highly recommended.

Beginner Pole:

Previous pole experience is required to take this class.

Beginner Pole is designed to build upon the basics you’ve learned in Intro to Pole. You will learn how to spin, climb, and move smoothly up, down, and around the pole. In essence, this is the level where pole students begin to dance in the air for the first time while building the strength they will need to prepare for inverted techniques.

Pre-requisites: Fireman spin, comfort in a basic pole sit, back floor rolls. 

Low Flow Heels: 

Low Flow Heels will keep you dancing from start to finish. In this class you’ll build solid heels technique while exploring low flow combos that include Beginner Level floorwork and acrobatic skills, base of the pole transitions and lots of sass! Students may wear heels with the height of their choosing but should refrain from street wear. Students must be comfortable in Beginner Pole technique to join this class.

Pre-Requisites: Must be comfortable in Beginner Pole before joining.

Please Note: Heels will not be provided for class. Heels are not required to join Low Flow Heels, but if you are wearing heels, they must be Pleasers or Pleaser-style. 

Beg/Int Pole: 

Beg/Int Pole is designed for those who have been working on climbs and spins, and are ready to begin basic pole inversions. You will continue to learn more advanced climbs, spins, and floor work variations while building the strength and confidence necessary for proper inversion technique.

Pre-Requisities: Minimum of 3 beginner classes, climbing, fan-kicks, pole sit, comfort in a variety of spins, and currently working on inverting. 

Intermediate Pole:

Intermediate pole is for those who have mastered all the basics and are ready to begin inverting in the air. Students will learn more advanced combinations, floor work, hangs, and spins.

Pre-Requisites: Confidently inverting from the ground, Crucifix, Leg Hangs, Split-Grip Holds, Apprentice, and comfort in a variety of seated shapes.

Int/Adv Pole: 

Int/Adv Pole will bring your training to the next level with power spins, more advanced inversions, and challenging holds which involve fewer and/or smaller points of contact. You will learn how to bring all the skills you’ve acquired together to execute both dynamic and fluid aerial combinations. This is the level where the student truly begins to find their unique strengths and style as a pole dance athlete/artist.

Pre-Requisites: Minimum of 3 Intermediate classes, comfort with grounded and aerial intermediate inversions, Climbing Variations, Comfort with Spin Pole.

Advanced Pole: 

Advanced Pole is designed to challenge the advanced student with the highest level strength and flexibility tricks, intricate transitions, dynamic flows, flips, drops, and tumbles. The focus is on the balance of strength, power, fluidity, and grace at the highest level.

Pre-Requisites: Must have instructor approval to join. 

24-hour cancellation policy: If you cancel within 24 hours of class, you forfeit your class credit. Certain exceptions may be made, but only at the discretion of Circus Collective, including in the case of injury or illness (accompanied by a note from your physician).

Should Circus Collective cancel a class you are enrolled in, the class credit will be returned to your account. This credit will maintain the original expiration date. If you are uncertain of this date, please feel free to contact us by emailing If the credit has fewer than 30 days remaining, please contact the front desk for an extension within 48 hours.

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