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!
Saturday and Sunday
Oct 17-18, 2020
9:30am - 5:30pm on both days
Prerequisite: L2 Climbs & Sits series (or equivalent)
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.
Certifications: Fitness and Health promotion Diploma, St. Lawrence College 500 Hour Advanced Yoga Teacher Training, Shri Kali Ashram in India Traditional Hatha Yoga, Rishikesh Yog Peeth in India Strength and Conditioning Coach Strength and Conditioning Expert for Pole Sport Certified Pole Fitness Instructor Certified Personal Trainer with CSEP Standard CPR and First Aid level C Joint Mobility and Movement Training Advanced Stability and Core Training Certified ZUMBA Level 2 Instructor Certified Fitness Kickboxing Instructor Functional Movement Screening (FMS) Certification Functional Muscular Testing and Graduated Exercises Certification Olympic Weightlifting Certification KettleBell Training Certification Emergency First Responder for Sport Sport Taping Level 1 Pilates Level 1 Certification Advanced Muscle Hypertrophy Training
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
Certifications: Fitness and Health Promotion Diploma - Algonquin College
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WHAT TO BRING - Notepad and pen (to take lots of notes) - Lunch and snacks for both days. There is a microwave onsite and multiple restaurants around the area. - Refillable water bottle
WHAT TO WEAR - Warm clothing (Bring socks! It can get cold in the studio) - Pole clothing
PARKING There is a free parking lot in the back - you won't get ticketed.
ENTRANCE Please enter using the parking lot entrance and ring the buzzer.
1. We will be requiring all participants to wear a mask at all times and to sanitize/wash hands regularly.
2. Change rooms will be off-limits. Please arrive with pole wear under your clothes.
3. Cubbies are available to store personal items in the Recharge Station.
4. Each participant will receive their own alcohol spray bottle and clean cloth.