Scroll down to learn all about our classes! Please read the descriptions and verify pre-requisite requirements. Note that monthly recommendations are based on a twice per week attendance.

Beginner Classes

Intro to Pole – Start your pole journey here!

Class Level – All Levels

Intro to Pole is designed specifically with those new to pole fitness in mind. This class provides the basis for movement, with walking, pirouettes, basic spins and learning how to sit on the pole. There will be a strong component of strength training in preparation for the transition to Pole 1.

Average completion time = 8-12 sessions

Non-Pole Conditioning Classes

Handstands

Class Level – All Levels

Our handstands class designed for those who are looking to take their practice to the next level, literally. Anyone who is looking to go vertical, whether on or off the pole, should join this class. You will not only learn the proper technique for beginner, intermediate, and advanced handstand work, you will build the proper strength and coordination through certain exercises and drills. After taking this program you should feel comfortable getting into and out of a variety of handstand poses and combinations.

Liquid Motion©

Class Level – All Levels

Liquid Motion® is a program that teaches how to achieve a seamless and natural movement quality by applying basic dance theory, sensual movement, self-exploration, and body awareness. Through employing and exploring these techniques, both on the floor and pole, you will develop more fluidity, creative combinations, and individual style. 

We suggest dressing in layers (fitted pants, leg warms, long sleeves, knee pads) for a more comfortable movement experience.

Movement Fundamentals

Class Level – All Levels

This all new, all levels class was built to help students grow their understanding of movement. Whether you are a beginner looking for a guide through the foundations of dance or an intermediate/advanced student trying to condition your body to avoid injury, this class is for you! Join Hillary for this technique and conditioning based class that will focus on creating stronger fluidity by building off the pole skills including extensions and lines.

Students should bring socks, pants, and knee pads.

Flexibility

Class Level – All Levels

Get bent! Whether you have a lot of flexibility, or none at all, this class will challenge your body. You will focus not only on static stretching, but also on active and dynamic stretching to encourage not only flexibility, but also muscle strength and stability.

Advanced Beginner Classes

Pole Level 1

Class Level – Beginner+
Prerequisite – Intro to Pole

Please note that you MUST have completed Intro to Pole and have been approved by your instructor to take this class. Not beginner friendly.

Pole 1 builds on the basics taught in Intro to Pole. There is an emphasis on spins, climbing and body movement while sitting on the pole.  You will also begin to learn basic sequences and becoming comfortable moving continuously around the pole. This class is designed to increase strength to prepare to invert on the pole.

Recommended at least 4-6 months

Stylistic Advanced Beginner Classes

Choreo Pole – Level 1+

Class Level – Beginner+
Prerequisite – Pole lvl 1 experience.

Take what you know and ceate a routine! In this class you will learn a routine that puts your skills to use in a dance. Routines will vary from time to time so you can learn to dance to different styles of music, utilize a variety of movements, and work with your fellow students to create an engaging and dynamic pole routine.

Recommended Level 1 for at least 4 weeks or have instructor approval. 

Low Flow – Level 1+

Class Level – Beginner+
Prerequisite – Pole lvl 1 experience

This class is all about the bottom. You will focus on using the lower portion of the pole from a standing position to rolling around on the floor. Learn to twist, slide, roll, and spin your way around pole, creating a variety of poses and transitions that will turn the most basic moves into dance art! Concentration is less on the spins and tricks themselves, but more on body awareness, extremity use, and grace, creating fluid movement as you transition from one move to the next.

Recommended Level 1 for at least 4 weeks or have instructor approval. 

Heels Pole Dance 1 – Level 1+

Class Level – Beginner+
Prerequisite – Pole lvl 1 experience.

Dancing in heels offers a different conditioning challenge. The beginner heels class encompasses both pole and floor techniques, while encouraging balance, strength, and flexibility. We focus on a variety of dance styles with an emphasis on body awareness, fluidity and transitions. You do NOT need heels or knee pads for the first few classes.

Recommended level 1 or have instructor approval.

Spin Pole – Adv. Level 1+

Class Level – Beginner+
Prerequisite – Pole lvl 1 experience. At least 4 classes.

Take your moves and put a spin on them! In this class you will become comfortable with the spin pole, practicing the basics while getting used to the new movement and strength that Spin Pole requires. You will also begin to learn new ways to move up, down, and around the pole, including basic inversions. 

Recommended Level 1 for at least 4 weeks or have instructor approval. 

Mixed Levels – Pole Level 1/2

Class Level – Beginner+/Intermediate
Prerequisite – Pole lvl 1

This class is for students who are on the edge between levels, or just want some extra practice time with a mix group of students.

Must have instructor approval. 

INTERMEDIATE CLASSES

Pole Level 2

Class Level – Intermediate
Prerequisite – Pole lvl 1

Pole 2 uses the strength that has been developed in Pole 1 to begin to defy gravity. Inverting on the pole offers a full body workout, with greater emphasis on building abdominal and upper body strength. Beyond learning basic inversions and climbs, you will begin to learn fundamental split grip poses, dynamic spins, and a variety of movements using the height of the pole. Advancement is with instructor approval only.

Pre-requisites – Must be able to: execute a forearm press climb 2/3 up the pole, full pole crunch, sit on the pole and lean forward, cross knee release. Please call for full details.

Recommended at least 6 months – 1 year.

Stylistic Intermediate Classes

Heels Pole Dance 2 – Adv. Level 2+

Class Level – Intermediate
Prerequisite – Pole lvl 2 + heels experience

The intermediate/advanced heels class encompasses aerial based tricks and advanced floor work. We focus on strength and agility while progressing the level 1 heels dance movements up the pole. Students should be comfortable climbing multiple times and a variety of aerial pole moves.

Prior heels dance experience required. Recommended advanced level 2 or have instructor approval.

Spin Pole 2 – Adv. Level 2+

Class Level – Intermediate+
Prerequisite – Pole lvl 2 experience

Take the spin pole to the next level. In Level 2 you will begin inverting on the spin pole and creating new sequences while upside down. You will develop better spin technique while gaining strength to execute more advanced tricks and combinations. 

Pole Level 2 inversions and above or instructor approval.

Mixed Levels – Pole Level 2/3

Class Level – Intermediate/Advanced
Prerequisite – Pole lvl 2

This class is for advanced level 2 students who are not quite ready to tackle the more challenging aspects of our level 3 classes. This is not a beginner level 2 friendly class.

In order to take this class you must have a Butterfly or instructor approval.

ADVANCED CLASSES

Pole Level 3

Class Level – Advanced
Prerequisite – Pole lvl 2

Pole 3 continues with increasingly more challenging inversions. As new inversions are mastered, students will learn how to transition between inverted positions without first returning to the ground. This class will also introduce different grips for inverting, more advanced climbs, kickstands and handsprings. Advancement with instructor approval only.

Pre-requisites – Must be able to: invert consistently and safely (no kicking up), Extended Butterfly, Side Climb &  Jasmine. These are basic pre-requisites. Please call for full information to join.

Pole Level 4

Class Level – Advanced+
Prerequisite – Pole lvl 3

Pole Level 4 is our highest level. This class focuses on expanding advanced techniques and combinations using a high level of strength, stamina, flexibility, and creativity. You will use both static and spin pole.

Current students must have instructor approval to take this class.

Students whom are new to our studio must take a Level 3 class at Sky High before being approved for Level 4.