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Pole Private Lesson

Beginners Welcome! (Age 9+)

  • 1 h


Upside Aerial is so lucky to have Ashanti Jennings, Juli Bierwirth, and Daniella Schmidt, three of the most experienced pole instructors in the area! Select the purple Book Now button below for scheduling availability for Ashanti or Juli. For Daniella, contact her directly at to schedule. We offer private pole lessons on our studio's stage pole. Private Pole lessons are perfect for complete beginners or experienced students who want individualized instruction. OUR POLE INSTRUCTORS: Ashanti has been a pole dance instructor since 2015. In addition to teaching aerial silks and lyra at Upside Aerial, she has also trained in belly dance, ballet, and burlesque. Juli has been teaching pole since 2014. She also has an extensive teaching and training background in parter acrobatics, hand balancing, flying trapeze, cyr wheel, and aerial pole. Both Ashanti and Juli teach beginner to advanced level pole lessons. Daniella has been teaching and competing in pole competitions since 2021. Daniella teaches beginner to intermediate level pole lessons and specializes in: 1. Heel Work: teaching how to use platform heels to extend leg lines, strengthen ankles, and add flare and accents to choreography. 2. Pole Choreography: assisting in all aspects of preparing a Pole Performance, including picking music, developing sequences, finding moments of musicality, character development, etc. 3. Static Rotation: teaching dynamic, rotational movement on Static Pole, essential for all levels of pole. 4. Pole Competition: assisting in all aspects of Pole Competition preparation, including understanding competition rules and categories, help with choreography, and everything necessary for a successful competition experience. WHAT TO WEAR: Wear shorts or pants that can be rolled up over the knees and a sports bra for women or tank top for men/women. Bare feet are best. (Stripper heels are welcome if you have them! Just no regular heels.) Avoid oil-based lotions 24 hours before class and be sure to remove all jewelry from hands and feet. PRICE: Private Lessons are 1 hour and cost $75. Save with our Private Lesson package (4 lessons for $65 each). Packages make booking cheaper and easier and are available during checkout when you book or under the Pricing tab of our website or app.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be made at least 24 hours in advance to be eligible for rescheduling. No refunds.

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