North Pole Dance Studio
WHICH CLASS SHOULD I TAKE?
POLE DANCE CLASSES
-in recommended order-
BEGINNER 1 - For absolute beginners. This pole dance class focuses on the basics and fundamental moves of pole dancing. This is a great class to take if it's your first-time pole dancing. No experience necessary.
BEGINNER 2 - When you feel comfortable with Beginner 1 moves, move up to Beginner 2 and learn some more. This class will cover fireman climb drills, jasmine, genie, wrist sit, etc.
INTERMEDIATE 1: Tricks & Techniques - Once you've completed BEGINNER, this is your next class. You must be able to do a fireman climb confidently and pole sit comfortably.
INTERMEDIATE 2: Combos & Transitions - This pole dancing class is where you'll see your INTERMEDIATE 1 moves flow together in combinations. You'll learn how to transition from one move to another. This class is good to take once you're familiar with most INTERMEDIATE 1 moves and able to easily demonstrate side climbs, shoulder mounts, and aerial invert.
ADVANCED 1: Tricks and Techniques - Enrollment Restriction. In order to enroll in this class, it is REQUIRED that you be able to properly demonstrate an aerial invert, shoulder mount, inside leg hang, outside leg hang, combo 1, and combo 2 posted on our Instagram @northpoleds (can be found on our 'COMBOS' highlight button).
ADVANCED 2: Combos and Transitions - A minimum of 24 Advanced 1 classes must be taken before enrolling in this class.
POLE FITNESS CLASS
-no experience necessary-
polePOWER - Pole fitness class that breaks down pole dance moves and turns them into a workout. This is hybrid fitness class will focus on your grip strength, core strength, upper body strength and work on flexibility. Highly recommended to take alongside your pole dance class.
Flexibility - work on your splits, back flexibility, and more. We could all use some stretching exercises in our lives.
OTHER DANCE CLASSES
-no experience necessary-
HEELS - Learn new dance moves and improve your choreography skills. Part of pole dancing is learning how to move when you're not on the pole.
exoticPOLE - Unleash your sexy! Learn floor work, low flow, and exotic transitions in this class. Heels are highly recommended but not required. Leggings and knee pads are also recommended.
Burlesque - Learn more about your self-confidence and your body awareness with the art of burlesque.
TWERK - This high intensity class will help you build your booty while having a great time. Leave the day's stress at the door and just have some fun!
OPENpole - NO INSTRUCTION. This is NOT A CLASS. It's just you and the pole. Use this time to practice moves you've learned or practice your routine. You must abide by the studio's OPENpole policies. If you find it hard to follow these rules, please do not book an OPENpole session. A team member may ask you to leave if you are not following studio policies. No refunds will be given if you are asked to leave.
If you still have questions or if you're seeking private instruction,
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
HEALTH DISCLAIMER: You should consult your physician or other health care professional before starting this or any other fitness program to determine if it is right for your needs. Do not start this fitness program if your physician or health care provider advises against it. If you experience faintness, dizziness, pain or shortness of breath at any time while exercising, you should stop immediately.
WHAT SHOULD I WEAR TO CLASS?
Face Covering is REQUIRED at the studio
For pole class: Shorts and tank top/t-shirt for everyone. Sports bra is recommended for the ladies. Don't worry about shoes. You will be barefoot.
DO NOT USE lotions & body oils before your class. You will find it difficult to grip the pole.
For other dance classes: Same attire as pole class. Knee pads are recommended for HEELS and exoticPOLE. Heels are optional. Pleaser platform shoes are good for exoticPOLE. Regular heels with ankle support are best for HEELS.
WHAT SHOULD I BRING TO THE STUDIO?
For pole dance and pole fitness classes, we recommend bringing the following:
yoga mat (used for warm-up)
water (You'll get thirsty! We do not have a water fountain)
rubbing alcohol spray (70% or higher) and small face towel (helps with your grip)
ankle weights (if you want to wear them for polePOWER)
Grip aids (iTac2, Dry Hands, Tite-Grip II, Lupit Grip Pad) and Beginner Kits (alcohol spray + towel) are available to purchase at the studio.
Help keep the studio clean by cleaning studio equipment you used (i.e., pole, crash mats, etc.) and returning them to their designated areas. Please throw your trash in the trash bin.
WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT FROM MY FIRST POLE DANCING CLASS?
It's super fun, but it's not easy. Patience is key and is very important when learning anything. Pole dancing is no exception. It's also a fabulous workout and you may feel sore just like after any other exercise routine.
We want you to enjoy your class, learn something new, and meet new friends.
THIS IS MY FIRST TIME. WHAT CLASS SHOULD I TAKE AS A BEGINNER?
BEGINNER 1 is a great class to learn foundation techniques and basic pole dance moves. polePOWER is another class you can start with as it helps you with developing more upper body and core strength. polePOWER is tailored as a pole fitness class. You'll feel the burn! It will challenge you as you start working your muscles!
HOW DO I SIGN UP?
It's simple. Select "Click Here to Register" or "Class Schedule" on the HOME page. Choose your day, time, and class. Make sure you are choosing the right location. Click 'BOOK NOW!' If you don't have an account, please create one. Once created, continue to checkout to complete your class reservation.
We recommend downloading the Wellness Living Achieve App. Once you log into your app, you will see your scheduled class by clicking the "My Schedule" tab at the bottom. If you do not see your class in "My Schedule", please call/text the office at 210-454-8558.
IS THERE A WEIGHT LIMIT?
There is a 400 lb. weight limit per pole.
IS IT JUST FOR WOMEN?
Absolutely NOT. All our classes are open to anyone 16 years and older (with parental consent for minors). We welcome everyone who wants to join us. This is a judgement-free zone. With that being said, we have the right to refuse service to anyone who acts disrespectful towards others in class and our team at North Pole Dance Studio.
DO I NEED TO BE IN SHAPE TO START A POLE DANCE CLASS?
Our classes are tailored to help you learn pole dance as a complete beginner. We offer conditioning classes (polePOWER and FLEXIBILITY) to help you gain the strength and flexibility you may need for pole dance. We're in this together!
CAN MY FRIEND(S) OR FAMILY STAY AND WATCH?
Only ENROLLED students are allowed inside the studio.
*Everyone in the studio is required to sign a liability waiver.
Stone Oak and Bandera studios DO NOT have waiting areas for your guests.
IS THERE PARKING?
Yes, the plaza provides a lot of free parking spaces.
ATTENTION: You should consult your physician or other health care professional before starting this or any other fitness program to determine if it is right for your needs. Do not start this fitness program if your physician or health care provider advises against it. If you experience faintness, dizziness, pain or shortness of breath at any time while exercising, you should stop immediately.
NORTH POLE DANCE STUDIO STONE OAK
281 + STONE OAK PARKWAY
20626 STONE OAK PKWY, SUITE 104
SAN ANTONIO, TX 78258
NORTH POLE DANCE STUDIO BANDERA
410 + BANDERA
5417 BANDERA RD, SUITE 603
SAN ANTONIO, TX 78238
@northpoleDS or North Pole Dance Studio
If we are unable to answer your call/text, we are either on the other line or in class, but we will get back to you as soon as possible.
North Pole Dance Studio is the first completely co-ed pole dance studio in San Antonio, Texas. We believe pole dancing is for everyone to enjoy and welcome all genders. We've structured our pole dancing classes so you can learn at your own pace as we understand that everyone has a different learning curve and we leave it up to you to move forward when you are ready. Our studio is a judgment-free zone.
Together, let’s create a community that encourages positivity, confidence, empowerment, love, and respect.
We offer Pole Dancing classes in San Antonio, TX.