North Pole Dance Studio
ATTENTION: Please read our Studio Policies before coming to the studio, as we've made some necessary changes due to COVID-19. Class sizes are limited. RESERVATION REQUIRED. You won't be allowed in class without a reservation. Call/text the studio at 210-454-8558 if you didn't receive a confirmation email of your reservation or unsure if it went through.
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WHICH CLASS SHOULD I TAKE?
POLE DANCE CLASSES
-in recommended order-
poleSTART - 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.
poleSTAGE 1: Tricks & Techniques - Once you've completed poleSTART, this is your next class. You must be able to do a fireman climb confidently and pole sit comfortably.
poleSTAGE 2: Combos & Transitions - This pole dancing class is where you'll see your Stage 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 Stage 1 moves (may take with Stage 1 simultaneously).
poleINTERMEDIATE - Enrollment Restriction. In order to enroll in this class, it is REQUIRED that you be able to properly demonstrate an aerial invert, shoulder mount, gemini, scorpio, combo 1, and combo 2 posted on our Instagram @northpoleds (can be found on our 'COMBOS' highlight button).
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.
danceFIT - Dance fitness is the best way to workout while having fun! This 1-hour high energy dance class is infused with different styles from hip-hop, Latin, and twerk!
OTHER DANCE CLASSES
-no experience necessary-
floorDANCE - 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.
choreoPOLE - Every week will teach you a different style of dance. This class will help with your grasp on choreography and musicality.
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.
OPENpole - No instruction. It's just you and the pole. Use this time to practice moves you've learned or practice your routine.
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 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?
polePOWER is a great class to start with as it helps you with developing more upper body and core strength. This class was tailored as a pole fitness class. If you are looking for dance instruction, then poleSTART is another option for you. This is a great class to learn basic moves on the pole. If you still have questions, call/text 210-454-8558.
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. Click 'SIGN UP' and log in to your account. If you don't have an account, please create one. Once created, continue to process of registering for your class. You should be able to access your scheduled class and cancel 5 or more hours before class begins (to avoid fees). If you are not sure if your reservation went through, please call/text the office at 210-454-8558.
IS THERE AN AGE LIMIT? HOW ABOUT A WEIGHT LIMIT?
We allow children under 14 years old to enroll on a probationary basis. If your child cannot pay attention during class, then we advise that they not attend as this will cause a disturbance to the entire class. Students under 18 years of age must submit a parental/legal guardian consent form, waiver and release of liability form, and photography/video release form (these forms can be found under FORMS). You must create a Mindbody account for your minor for class reservation purposes. Must show proof of ID (government issued ID) of parent/legal guardian.
Students under 14 years of age are never to be left as we do not offer supervision services. Parent/legal guardian of student(s) 14 years and younger must be within a 10-minute vicinity or must be enrolled in the same class .
There is a 400 lb. weight limit per pole.
IS IT JUST FOR WOMEN?
Absolutely NOT. All our classes are open to both females and males. 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) to help you gain the strength and flexibility you may need for pole dance. We're in this together!
WHAT SHOULD I WEAR? DO I NEED TO BRING A YOGA MAT?
For poleSTART, poleDANCE, and polePOWER classes, less is best and we'll tell you why. Skin-to-pole contact is important so you don't just slide down the pole. We recommend wearing a light t-shirt or tank top. Sports bra recommended for the ladies and shorts (similar to hot shorts, booty shorts, or volleyball shorts) for everyone. Undergarments are mandatory. Absolutely NO nudity. Accessories and jewelry should be kept in you bag and off of your body. We don't want you to snag on anything or anyone. Also, please remove your shoes and socks.
For choreoPOLE, floorDANCE, and exoticPOLE, kneepads are highly recommended. You can purchase them online or at your local athletic store. Stiletto heels with ankle support is good for choreoPOLE and floorDANCE. Platform high heels (i.e., Pleaser) are good for exoticPOLE. Please make sure your shoes don't leave scuff marks on the floor.
Refrain from using lotions, oils, or anything similar on the day of your scheduled class.
Due to recent events and safety concerns, we recommend that you BRING YOUR OWN yoga mat, ankle weights, and alcohol/vodka spray bottle (if needed). Don't forget your water!
CAN MY FRIEND(S) OR FAMILY STAY AND WATCH?
We love having family and friends, but due to liability reasons, only ENROLLED students are allowed inside the studio.
Due to recent events and safety concerns, the common area is closed. Access to bathroom is available.
*Everyone in the studio is required to sign a liability waiver.
IS THERE PARKING?
Yes, the plaza provides a lot of parking.
20626 STONE OAK PKWY, SUITE 104
SAN ANTONIO, TX 78258
US 281N + Stone Oak Parkway
Same plaza as Green Lantern, Haus of Polish, IronFit, 1718 Steakhouse, and Prismatic Salon.
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.
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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.
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