The latest fitness craze taking over the world! Our Pole Fitness classes are a mixture of Pole Dancing & Pilates exercise techniques, resulting in an empowering fitness and artistic experience that has benefits for both the mind and body. This form of fitness is fun, safe, professional, tasteful, and effective. Classes incorporate Pilates, strength training, and dance movements to build strength, flexibility, self confidence and overall fitness.
Pole classes are offered to ages 18 and over.
In the past few years a phenomenon has been occurring as pole dancing has made it’s way into mainstream fitness. It has brought groups of women together to experience working out in an entirely new way. The mixture of gymnastics, dance, and acrobatics has proved an extremely enjoyable way to reach fitness goals.Pole Dancing is an incredible workout because it encompasses resistance training and toning, cardio, flexibility, balance and stability, and coordination. It targets the abdominals, back, and shoulders as well as arms and legs. In addition one of most amazing side effects is the sense of empowerment and self-discovery.The Vertitude seeks to create a sisterhood of students in a non-competitive environment, where support and encouragement are offered in a safe, private place. Pole is accessible to women of all walks of life and different fitness levels, and most of all, it is a lot of fun!
The Vertitude has seven 14 foot spinning and stationary stainless steel or brass poles in diameter sizes 45mm and 50mm.
All first timers and pole newbies must start here. A fun introduction to pole technique. Starts with a slow and controlled pilates mat and dance based warmup, focusing on core strength and flexibility. introduces basic pole moves and technique. Highlighting static spins and dance. Women only.
Requirements: Students must first have attended one Level 1 class. Starts with a slow, controlled, and mindful pilates and dance based warmup, focusing on core strength and flexibility, uses basic pole moves and technique. Combos for both static and/or spinning poles. Spins, dance, transitions. Women only.
Requirements: Must be solid in one handed static spins and have a solid climb. Starts with a slow, controlled, and mindful pilates and dance based warmup, focusing on core strength and flexibility. Adding complex combos, transitions, dance, floorwork, climbs and inversions. Combos for both static and/or spinning poles. Women only.
Requirements: Solid climbs, inversions, and outside/inside leg hangs. Starts with a slow, controlled, and mindful pilates and dance based warmup, focusing on core strength and flexibility. Adding complex combos, transitions, dance, floorwork, climbs, inversions, and tricks. Combos for both static and/or spinning poles. Women only.
The Vertitude's only pole fitness class that is open to both men and women. Focus in this class will be flexibility and strength. This is a multi-level class. Starts with a warm-up to prevent injury, followed by holds, climbs, and conditioning. This is a conditioning class!
This is a great perk for our beloved Unlimited Members! As if you needed another reason to join our family! Come play on the poles with an instructor present. Whether you are determined to get your nemesis move or are practicing a routine this is your time to play.