Dance Classes in Encino, CA

POLE AND AERIAL CLASSES

pole

Intro to Pole

This class is for students who have never taken pole dance before! In this intro level class, you will learn how to warm up and condition your body and how to properly engage your muscles as you navigate your way around the pole. You will also learn beginner low flow spin on static pole and low flow poses and terminology. Please come to class with skin free of oils, lotions or sunblocks, and bring shorts.
 

Level 1 Pole

In this Level 1 class, we prep you for climbs and inversions by doing conditioning exercises. We will also learn more dynamic spins and beginner pole tricks on both static and spin pole. This class is for students who have taken at least 6 Intro to Pole classes and have been confirmed ready to advance by an instructor!
 

Level 1 Pole Flow

This class will be dedicated to Intro to Pole students trying to level up (please take at least 3 Intro classes before taking this class). They’ll be putting together all the moves learned in Intro to Pole to form a seamless pole flow. Ideally students will wear heels and learn the fundamentals of how to use them safely. There will be some choreography, but not every class will be centered around it! 
 

Level 1/2 Pole

If you've taken at least 6 Intro-to-Pole classes and you're ready to take your pole training to the next level, then join us in Level 1/2 tricks! You'll be perfecting your climb, hip holds, knee grips while learning new spins on both static and spin pole. You'll also be conditioning for and learning inversions and more intense Level 2 appropriate tricks, such as reverse-grab spins, split grip leaps, and pretty poses higher up on the pole!

You must have your basic moves and static spins, such as "around the world", pirouettes, fireman spin, and sundial.

Level 2 Pole/

Intermediate Spin Pole

This class is geared towards intermediate/advanced pole students who wish to combine the spins and tricks they’ve learned into a beautiful, flowy combination. 

This class is NOT for beginners! Please have solid climbs and inverts before signing up for this class! 
 

Intermediate Pole'ography

Pole flow is so crucial when it comes to creating a sexy and alluring pole routine. Learn how to make your transitions flawless, and your pole flow effortless. This will help you in every pole class, especially the more advanced Pole'ography classes.
 
It is recommended that you have taken at least 2 Level 1 Pole Flow classes and you must be able to safely climb and descend into leg hangs.
Sometimes we will dance with heels, and sometimes we will dance barefoot or in socks! Please be sure to bring a gym bag with clothing options, such as leggings, shorts, and tank tops, to suit the style of dance! Definitely always have knee pads for floor moves! As always, feel free to wear something that makes you feel sassy and fabulous!
 

Level 3 Pole 

This advanced level pole class is for our pole ninjas and will challenge you to aerial invert, aerial shoulder mount, handspring, elbow grip holds and so much more. 
Be prepared to make some serious gains!
 

WHAT TO WEAR/BRING:

  • shorts
  • leg warmers or leggings
  • tank top or sports bra
  • socks
  • yoga mat
  • water
  • Pleaser heels (welcome, but not required)
  • Griptinite or any other grip aid

Ages 18+

yoga

Beginner Pole Conditioning

You will sweat, build muscle, gain flexibility and learn various types of climbs, inverts, shoulder mounts and more! This is the perfect class level up!

*This is an open level class, although it will be most suitable for intro-semi intermediate. Ages 15+

Level 2-3 Pole Conditioning

Prepare to Level Up with this 1 hour drill session designed to challenge and help your body build the proper muscle memory and engagement, strength, technique and endurance to progress in your pole journey. Students will drill different grips, climbs, invert preps, and inverts while gaining upper body and core strength, and focusing on all major muscle and learning to make beautiful extensions. A true head-to-toe workout.

Requirements: must be comfortable climbing and have a solid knowledge of basic grips. Inverting is preferred but not mandatory.

All Level Lyra

Suspend, drop, swing, and spiral their bodies into and out of various positions. Aerial Lyra (hoop) builds strength, enhances flexibility, stimulates the mind. Wear leggings and bring some water! Ages 15 and up.

cirque crew

Ground Classes

heels

Beginner Heels & Sexy Socks

In this 1 hour 15 minute class, there will be a 15 minute barefoot warm-up. Then we continue with 10 minutes of across-the-floor exercises in heels (or in sneakers or socks), such as sexy walks, struts, turns, and walking combos. Afterwards we will learn a small choreographed routine that will be broken down and put all together in 40 minutes with the last 10 minutes of class dedicated to performing for each other and for your cameras! 

What to bring: 
We recommend 1-3 inch strappy/ caged heels or booties for ankle support, knee pads, and a refillable water bottle. Ages 15+

ballet

Adult Ballet

In Ballet Technique dancers will develop solid ballet technique with emphasis on  understanding correct body placement, proper use of turn out, coordination of the upper body (epaulement), and use of arms (port de bras). Ages 15+

Chairlesque

"Chairlesque" is "Burlesque"-style dance, but it includes a chair as a prop/apparatus! In this beginner-friendly class, we will start with a conditioning warm-up to build strength for more acrobatic poses on the chair, do some across-the-floor exercises in our heels, and learn a short choreography that we will perform together at the end of class for our cameras! We highly recommend that you dress in something flirty and sassy! You can never go wrong in fishnets and heels! Feel free to wear either ankle-supporting heels/boots or ballroom heels.  Ages 15+

IMG_6957
qtq80-0jEtig

Contemporary (TBA! Stay tuned!)

Contemporary dance is an expressive dance style that combines elements of many dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet. This class focuses on technique and storytelling through movement. Dancers will follow a guided warmup and learn dynamic across the floor sequences. Each class will culminate in combinations to challenge the dancers’ ability to retain choreography and sequence movement.  Ages 15+

Jazz Technique (TBA! Stay tuned!)

This all-level class breaks down the fundamentals of jazz technique, which originates from both African and Latin diasporic dances, and vernacular dances such as the Charleston and Lindy Hop. This class will consist of a warmup, progressions, and combinations focused on isolations, groundedness, and dynamic musicality.  Ages 18+

One of the most popular and well-known forms of dance, with influence from ballet and modern styles as well as vernacular social dances. Jazz dance includes strength, flexibility and conditioning technique, and progressions including turns, kicks, and leaps. Learn jazz dance choreography with emphasis on musicality, dynamic execution, and performance! Ages 15+

qtq80-4eIjTO
qtq80-vk1WNy

Hip Hop (TBA! Stay tuned!)

Hip-Hop dance as an element of the Hip-Hop culture has become a popular and innovative movement style across the world. Classes begin with a warm-up that focuses on isolations, cardio, and social dances. Students learn and build on combinations to popular music. In all levels, students explore their personal voice through freestyle (improvisation) and a wide range of codified styles, including breaking, popping, and locking. Ages 18+

Jazz Funk (TBA! Stay tuned!)

This style of dance borrows a variety of movements from many dance styles. Jazz funk incorporates aesthetics from dance genres like hip hop, jazz, and contemporary into a funky style that is both fun and expressive! Isolations, foundational grooves, and musicality will be at the core of this class. Each class involves learning a dance routine, set to popular music.  Ages 15+

jazz funk