Pole Dance 101 (Session #3)

Course Description: Join us for Pole Dance 101 (Session 3) on Fridays at DG Studio 77 is an exhilarating 8-week journey into the captivating world of pole dance fundamentals. This comprehensive course is designed for individuals of all backgrounds and fitness levels, offering a structured progression from spins and tricks to mesmerizing combinations and choreography.

Key Objectives:

  • Spins and Technique: Develop a solid foundation in pole dance by mastering essential spins and techniques.
  • Tricks and Combos: Learn a variety of eye-catching tricks and seamlessly combine them into breathtaking combinations.
  • Artistic Choreography: Learn pole dance routines, exploring artistic expression and storytelling through movement.
  • Strength, Flexibility and Confidence: Build both physical strength/ flexibility and self-confidence while enjoying the art of pole dance.
  • Benefits for Students:

Physical Mastery:

  • Gain proficiency in pole dance spins, tricks, combos, and choreography.
  • Artistic Expression: Explore your creative side by crafting unique freestyles and expressing emotions through dance.
  • Confidence and Strength: Build both physical strength and self-assurance while embracing the art of pole dance.
  • Community and Support: Join a diverse and inclusive community of pole dance enthusiasts who share your passion.

About the Instructor: Meet Xara Flame (she/her), the passionate force behind DG Studio 77, Montreal’s premier pole dance school with a legacy spanning over two decades. Xara’s dance journey, ignited during her childhood gymnastics days, has flourished into 14 years of pole dance experience. Xara is a multifaceted specialist, holding qualifications that span beyond the dance realm. She’s not only an accomplished pole dancer but also a certified group fitness instructor, personal trainer and corrective conditioning specialist. Her expertise extends to the realms of nutrition, corrective conditioning, and psychology, as she holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from McGill University. Xara’s background in psychology lends depth to her teaching approach, understanding the psychology behind skill progression and personal growth. Her dedication to creating a safe space for all students to thrive and explore their potential is unwavering. But there’s more to Xara’s repertoire; she also offers tarot readings and approaches witchcraft through a scientific and psychological lens, enhancing her holistic approach to personal development. At DG Studio 77, we believe everyone has untapped potential waiting to be unleashed. Join Xara and our vibrant community to experience the transformative power of pole dance, twerk, and burlesque in a nurturing, inclusive, and empowering environment. It’s not just about dance; it’s about self-discovery and growth.

Location: 3035 Saint Antoine Ouest studio #77, Westmount, QC, H3Z 1W8 (near Lionel-Groulx Metro)

Suggested Materials: 

  • Comfortable dance attire, T-shirt, sports bra or tank top, and shorts are ideal, remember skin = grip so more skin is better, specially on legs
  • Personal towel for body sweat and rag for wiping pole
  • Water Bottle
  • Grip aid for hands:
  • Knee pads
  • Notebook and pen

Required Knowledge: No prior knowledge or skills are required. This course is designed for beginners, offering a step-by-step progression into the world of pole dance. Join us at DG Studio 77 for an empowering and joyful exploration of pole dance, where creativity and expression meet fitness in a vibrant atmosphere.