Masterclasses July 9/10

Masterclasses 

July 9/10

“A class taught by someone with expert knowledge or skill in a particular area, especially the arts.”

We are excited to bring you the pole world’s only online Masterclass series! These 2-3hr masterclasses are a deep dive into a particular topic, delivered by expert instructors. Fast-track your progress by learning from the best in the world, where they share the secrets of their craft.

These are intensives – you will be challenged, have your mind opened, and new skills unlocked. Your instructors have developed this specialised content exclusively for our Masterclasses, and it is not offered anywhere else. 

“A class taught by someone with expert knowledge or skill in a particular area, especially the arts.”

We are excited to bring you the pole world’s only online Masterclass series! These 2-3hr masterclasses are a deep dive into a particular topic, delivered by expert instructors. Fast-track your progress by learning from the best in the world, where they share the secrets of their craft.

These are intensives – you will be challenged, have your mind opened, and new skills unlocked. Your instructors have developed this specialised content exclusively for our Masterclasses, and it is not offered anywhere else. 

LIQUID LEGWORK – 2hrs online masterclass with Indi

July 9 – 10am AEST / 5pm PDT (-1) / 8pm EDT (-1)

Want to mesmerise with your leg work? Indi is known for her stunning leggy waves, swirls & twirls & in this masterclass Indi will teach you her secrets to fluid leg work. You’ll learn moves & combos featuring advanced legwork that you can use immediately, plus learn a suite of warm up & conditioning exercises to help you develop your leg strength & rotation. You’ll also learn the principles behind leg swirls & waves that, once understood, mean you can add leggy goodness to almost any move! If you can’t attend live, the recording will be available to watch online for 14 days. If you attend live, you’ll also be able to view the recording.

Pole & heels required.

Level: Suitable for dancers who are comfortable in heels, can complete single leg moves such as pirouette & who can hold their weight in their arms (eg split grip).

*On Zoom (recording available online for 14 days after the masterclass & you will receive additional course material to keep)

LIQUID LEGWORK – 1.5hrs online masterclass with Indi

July 9 – 10am AEST / 5pm PDT (-1) / 8pm EDT (-1)

Want to mesmerise with your leg work? Indi is known for her stunning leggy waves, swirls & twirls & in this masterclass Indi will teach you her secrets to fluid leg work. You’ll learn moves & combos featuring advanced legwork that you can use immediately, plus learn a suite of warm up & conditioning exercises to help you develop your leg strength & rotation. You’ll also learn the principles behind leg swirls & waves that, once understood, mean you can add leggy goodness to almost any move! If you can’t attend live, the recording will be available to watch online for 14 days. If you attend live, you’ll also be able to view the recording.

Pole & heels required.

Level: Suitable for dancers who are comfortable in heels, can complete single leg moves such as pirouette & who can hold their weight in their arms (eg split grip).

*On Zoom (recording available online for 14 days after the masterclass & you will receive additional course material to keep)

DANCING ON THE EDGES: EDGEWORK INTENSIVE – 2hrs online masterclass with Tati Blue

July 9 – 5pm CEST / 8am PDT / 11am EDT

Let’s level up your heelwork and add some spicy edgework details to your dance vocabulary. In this masterclass, Tati will dive deeper with you into the edgework technique. In the edgework style, you will use all the edges of your heels in your dance, and you will be shown different drills to nail your edgy heelwork. Then, to create mesmerising shapes and pathways, we will explore a more comprehensive range of ankle positions and play with sickled, winged and flexed ankle positions. The central part of this masterclass will be the techniques, which involves awareness of weight transfers, upper body strength and engagement, and some more specific key elements, which Tati will share with you during the masterclass. We will slide, skate, drag, and flow weightlessly over the floor, breaking the rules with edgy heelwork. If you can’t attend live, the recording will be available to watch online for 14 days. If you attend live, you’ll also be able to view the recording. 

Pole & heels (7inch+) required.

Level: This Masterclass is suitable for dancers with 6+ months of heels experiences.

*On Zoom (recording available online for 14 days after the masterclass & you will receive additional course material to keep)

DANCING ON THE EDGES: EDGEWORK INTENSIVE – 2hrs online masterclass with Tati Blue

July 9 – 5pm CEST / 8am PDT / 11am EDT

Let’s level up your heelwork and add some spicy edgework details to your dance vocabulary. In this masterclass, Tati will dive deeper with you into the edgework technique. In the edgework style, you will use all the edges of your heels in your dance, and you will be shown different drills to nail your edgy heelwork. Then, to create mesmerising shapes and pathways, we will explore a more comprehensive range of ankle positions and play with sickled, winged and flexed ankle positions. The central part of this masterclass will be the techniques, which involves awareness of weight transfers, upper body strength and engagement, and some more specific key elements, which Tati will share with you during the masterclass. We will slide, skate, drag, and flow weightlessly over the floor, breaking the rules with edgy heelwork. If you can’t attend live, the recording will be available to watch online for 14 days. If you attend live, you’ll also be able to view the recording. 

Pole & heels (7inch+) required.

Level: This Masterclass is suitable for dancers with 6+ months of heels experiences.

*On Zoom (recording available online for 14 days after the masterclass & you will receive additional course material to keep)

LIKE A CYCLONE – TURN, TWISTS & DROPS – 2.5hrs online masterclass with Bianca Bi

July 9 – 7.30pm CEST / 10.30am PDT / 1.30pm EDT

Turns, twists and drops are impressive moves in any heels choreography & they are what Bianca Bi is known for! If you are a lover of twirls, turns, pirouettes, drops and everything that gives a choreography that spicy, dynamic touch, this class is perfect for you! Learn the drills, essentials and techniques of all these heels based trick elements and how to incorporate them into your own dance (and create your own signature moves too)! If you can’t attend live, the recording will be available to watch online for 14 days. If you attend live, you’ll also be able to view the recording.

Pole, heels & knee pads are required.

Level: Suitable for intermediate heels dancers & above.

*On Zoom (recording available online for 14 days after the masterclass & you will receive additional course material to keep)

LIKE A CYCLONE – TURN, TWISTS & DROPS – 2.5hrs online masterclass with Bianca Bi

July 9 – 7.30pm CEST / 10.30am PDT / 1.30pm EDT

Turns, twists and drops are impressive moves in any heels choreography & they are what Bianca Bi is known for! If you are a lover of twirls, turns, pirouettes, drops and everything that gives a choreography that spicy, dynamic touch, this class is perfect for you! Learn the drills, essentials and techniques of all these heels based trick elements and how to incorporate them into your own dance (and create your own signature moves too)! If you can’t attend live, the recording will be available to watch online for 14 days. If you attend live, you’ll also be able to view the recording.

Pole, heels & knee pads are required.

Level: Suitable for intermediate heels dancers & above.

*On Zoom (recording available online for 14 days after the masterclass & you will receive additional course material to keep)

HIP DON’T LIE – 2hrs online masterclass with Lorna Shadow

July 10 – 9am AEST / 4pm PDT (-1) /  7pm EDT (-1)

Come join Lorna Shadow, aka The Chiro Co Burwood, as she delves into the detailed anatomy and biomechanics of a pole dancer’s hips. This 2-hour masterclass will include pole technique tips to best protect your hips from common pole injuries and will provide education around gaining as much hip flexibility as your body will safely allow. You will also learn stretching and strengthening techniques to help protect your hips and the session will also include a Q&A section at the end. Injury free floor and aerial splits anyone! If you can’t attend live, the recording will be available to watch online for 14 days. If you attend live, you’ll also be able to view the recording. 

Access to yoga blocks, a foam roller & a resistance band would be ideal.

Level: Open to all levels.

 

*On Zoom (recording available online for 14 days after the masterclass & you will receive additional course material to keep)

HIP DON’T LIE – 2hrs online masterclass with Lorna Shadow

July 10 – 9am AEST / 4pm PDT (-1) /  7pm EDT (-1)

Come join Lorna Shadow, aka The Chiro Co Burwood, as she delves into the detailed anatomy and biomechanics of a pole dancer’s hips. This 2-hour masterclass will include pole technique tips to best protect your hips from common pole injuries and will provide education around gaining as much hip flexibility as your body will safely allow. You will also learn stretching and strengthening techniques to help protect your hips and the session will also include a Q&A section at the end. Injury free floor and aerial splits anyone! If you can’t attend live, the recording will be available to watch online for 14 days. If you attend live, you’ll also be able to view the recording. 

Access to yoga blocks, a foam roller & a resistance band would be ideal.

Level: Open to all levels.

 

*On Zoom (recording available online for 14 days after the masterclass & you will receive additional course material to keep)

CRAFTING CREATIVITY – EXPLORATORY APPROACHES TO TEACHING – 2hrs online masterclass with Indi, Clo & Tati Blue

July 10 – 6pm AEST / 10am CEST 

Help your students discover their own style & explore dance through the use of prompts. To develop students who feel confident to explore & express their uniqueness in class, instructors need to understand how to safely encourage play at the pole. In this masterclass, the team at IPD (Tati, Indi & Clo) bring their passion for prompts to guide you through exploratory methods you can use with your students. Help your students be present, play & embrace their own style. If you can’t attend live, the recording will be available to watch online for 14 days. If you attend live, you’ll also be able to view the recording.

Socks, loose pants and shirt recommended.  

Level: Current or aspiring instructors.

*On Zoom (recording available online for 14 days after the masterclass & you will receive additional course material to keep)

CRAFTING CREATIVITY – EXPLORATORY APPROACHES TO TEACHING – 2hrs online masterclass with Indi, Clo & Tati Blue

July 10 – 6pm AEST / 10am CEST 

Help your students discover their own style & explore dance through the use of prompts. To develop students who feel confident to explore & express their uniqueness in class, instructors need to understand how to safely encourage play at the pole. In this masterclass, the team at IPD (Tati, Indi & Clo) bring their passion for prompts to guide you through exploratory methods you can use with your students. Help your students be present, play & embrace their own style. If you can’t attend live, the recording will be available to watch online for 14 days. If you attend live, you’ll also be able to view the recording.

Socks, loose pants and shirt recommended.  

Level: Current or aspiring instructors.

*On Zoom (recording available online for 14 days after the masterclass & you will receive additional course material to keep)

PHYSIOLOGY OF FLOW – 2hrs online masterclass with Jazzy K

July 10 – 5pm CEST / 8am PDT / 11am EDT

Are you a pole dance instructor or want to become one? Or just a committed student who wants to know more about how to flow and dance in heels safely? In this masterclass, designed specifically for those interested in gaining a deeper understanding of their own body when dancing, you will learn about the key movements of heels pole and the biomechanics behind heels and flow moves. With a focus on shoulders, spine, hips & ankles, you will learn to understand how the body moves when dancing with heels, how this can be different to non-heels based pole & examples on how to condition those areas to become a strong and mobile dancer in a playful way.

Pole & heels required.

Level: This Masterclass is suitable for current heels instructors, aspiring instructors or dancers who just love to nerd out on technique!

*On Zoom (recording available online for 14 days after the masterclass & you will receive additional course material to keep)

PHYSIOLOGY OF FLOW – 2hrs online masterclass with Jazzy K

July 10 – 5pm CEST / 8am PDT / 11am EDT

Are you a pole dance instructor or want to become one? Or just a committed student who wants to know more about how to flow and dance in heels safely? In this masterclass, designed specifically for those interested in gaining a deeper understanding of their own body when dancing, you will learn about the key movements of heels pole and the biomechanics behind heels and flow moves. With a focus on shoulders, spine, hips & ankles, you will learn to understand how the body moves when dancing with heels, how this can be different to non-heels based pole & examples on how to condition those areas to become a strong and mobile dancer in a playful way.

Pole & heels required.

Level: This Masterclass is suitable for current heels instructors, aspiring instructors or dancers who just love to nerd out on technique!

*On Zoom (recording available online for 14 days after the masterclass & you will receive additional course material to keep)

FRENCH KISS: STRIPPER STYLE FLOORPLAY – 2hrs online masterclass with Doris Arnold

July 10 – 7.30pm CEST / 10.30am PDT / 1.30pm EDT

Want to know how to make your floorwork flow look smooth, slinky & sensual? Doris will help you bring out your natural sensuality with her open, friendly & playful teaching. Learn how to flow flawlessly on the floor & use it as an apparatus to spice up your floorplay movements. Love your body, get in touch with it, express your sensuality & discover your sex appeal. You will learn how to execute & combine the movements safely, make each trick look mesmerising & create beautiful lines. Doris will guide you through her favourite exercises & prompts, along with simple combinations & she will share with you her secrets of her stripper style floorwork. You won’t find a deep dive into sensuality like this anywhere else. Are you in? 

No pole is required. 

Level: All levels (options will be given for beginners and intermediate/advanced). 

*On Zoom (recording available online for 14 days after the masterclass & you will receive additional course material to keep)

FRENCH KISS: STRIPPER STYLE FLOORPLAY – 2hrs online masterclass with Doris Arnold

July 10 – 7.30pm CEST / 10.30am PDT / 1.30pm EDT

Want to know how to make your floorwork flow look smooth, slinky & sensual? Doris will help you bring out your natural sensuality with her open, friendly & playful teaching. Learn how to flow flawlessly on the floor & use it as an apparatus to spice up your floorplay movements. Love your body, get in touch with it, express your sensuality & discover your sex appeal. You will learn how to execute & combine the movements safely, make each trick look mesmerising & create beautiful lines. Doris will guide you through her favourite exercises & prompts, along with simple combinations & she will share with you her secrets of her stripper style floorwork. You won’t find a deep dive into sensuality like this anywhere else. Are you in? 

No pole is required. 

Level: All levels (options will be given for beginners and intermediate/advanced). 

*On Zoom (recording available online for 14 days after the masterclass & you will receive additional course material to keep)