This course was created to provide you with valuable skills and knowledge to safely instruct foundational Pole Dance Fitness classes and programming. Upon completion of this course, you will be certified to teach Beginner's Pole Dance Fitness classes.
COURSE KEY OBJECTIVES INCLUDE:Develop expert knowledge in quality instruction and be comfortable leading healthy participants in a group format.
- Learn to manage classrooms in various situations.
- Create effective warm-ups, cool-downs and class lesson plans.
- Obtain knowledge in how movements link together to form a balanced class.
- Learn and demonstrate injury prevention and safe spotting techniques.
- Implement safe learning progressions.
- Have the ability to teach different skill levels within one class.
- Develop the ability to assess a student’s strength, mobility, stability and flexibility to better provide them with alternative options to reduce the chance of injury.
- Understand the physics of pole movement, muscle activation, posture analysis, joint positioning and function of the core.
- Develop coaching skills in order to properly cue and correct students in execution of movements and technical form.
- Understand your responsibilities as a Pole Dance Fitness instructor.
- Successfully complete the course and all written and practical assignments and exams.
- Become certified as a “Pole Dance Fitness Instructor”.
*Recommended Book for this course "Trail Guide to the Body - Andrew Biel"*
Safety is our #1 priority!
Terra is the owner of Sensual Serenity in Kingston. She specializes in Pole Dancing, Yoga, correctional movement training for athletes, and has a background in dance. She has been teaching full-time in the fitness industry since 2003.
Her love for dance started in her teens with Jazz, ballet and hip hop. In her 20’s she discovered partner dancing when she attended swing dance lessons. Terra quickly moved over to Latin dance and is currently studying under Salsa Ole in Ottawa competing in salsa, bachata and Latin hustle. She started her journey with pole fitness in 2012 and enjoys sharing her passion with others.
Fitness and Health promotion Diploma, St. Lawrence College
500 Hour Advanced Yoga Teacher Training, Shri Kali Ashram in India
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Karolyne is the owner of Iron X Fitness in Ottawa. She is also a performer, producer and coach. She has a background in dance and music, and she discovered pole in 2009. It was love at first spin! The confidence, strength and flexibility she gained through pole dancing was life changing and she wants to share that with her students.
She has competed in several pole and aerials competitions.
Her placements are:
1st at Pole Theatre Canada Comedy division 2019
1st at the PSO Canada East L5 Entertainment 2018
1st in Doubles CPFA Toronto Pro Supershow 2017
2nd in Aerial Hoop CPFA Toronto Pro Supershow 2017
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Yoga Tune Up® - Shoulders Immersion
Yoga Tune Up® - Roll Model Method - Science of Rolling
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You will need to bring:
- pen and paper to write notes
- water bottle
- warm clothes
- pole clothes