Workshops and Special Events

Fall Showcase

Join us for our but it Fall Showcase! Come enjoy the many performances, and bond with your fellow students and instructors for a night of warmth, friendship, and entertainment. Light snacks will be provided, and you are welcome to bring a dish to share, though not required. Doors open at 6 pm, Show starts at 6:30 pm

Intro to Flying Pole Workshop

Come fly with us! This class is suitable for polers at a Pre-Intermediate level and up. Join your instructor for an hour of individualized instruction on the Flying Pole, a pole that hangs from a swivel on the ceiling and rotates around the rigging point. This apparatus adds a whole new dimension to your pole practice. The workshop will focus on the fundamentals of building momentum and spin play, as well as grounding tactics to completely control the pole. This workshop is on a single, shared apparatus with limited spots available.

Intermediate/Advanced Flying Pole Workshop

Join Rachel for Intermediate/Advanced Flying Pole, an hour long workshop focusing on building upon the fundamentals of flying pole while incorporating tricks, spins, and combos that we all know from class!
This workshop is suitable for Intermediate level polers and above. You do not need flying pole experience, but it would be helpful to have taken Intro to Flying Pole beforehand.

Freeflow Pole Workshop

Come explore your pole style with Freeflow. This workshop has a general choreography outline and movement prompts, but each student focuses on their movement and creativity within that outline to develop a style all their own. Socks recommended. This workshop is suitable for Elementary level and up.

Pole Instructor Certification

 September 18-19th

Take your expertise to the next level with Ecole de Pole’s Beginner/Elementary accredited training course. Based on functional teaching methodology written by champion poler Justine McLucas, participants will develop a high skill level in technical instruction, pole grips and tricks, ways to correct technique, building strength and flexibility, with an emphasis on safety and injury prevention to support students throughout their pole journey.

Suitable as an instructor training tool, for new or experienced teachers, the courses provide insight and skills for the pole dancer wishing to further their own personal understanding of the mechanics of pole movement to apply improved techniques to their pole training as well.

Beginner EDP Certification Course is a two-day training approved by Fitness Australia, the ACE (American Council on Exercise) and PDC (Pole Dance Community UK, Europe, USA) .

The course content includes:

  • Principles of Pole Fitness
  • How to structure a Beginner Class
  • Muscles & Anatomy
  • Health and Safety
  • Teaching Methodology
  • Dance Aspects such as counting, phrasing, musicality, rhythm, and imagery
  • Contraindications and how to adapt tricks accordingly
  • Technique of Beginner tricks & spins including the muscles used, progressions and regressions, teaching points, safety, spotting, and correcting students
  • Functional methods of teaching pole tricks
  • Mechanics of Beginner spinning pole
  • Pole Conditioning both on and off the pole
  • Flexibility training for Beginner classes as well as the importance of stretching for balanced fitness

Pre-Requisites:
6 months consistent pole training recommended. If you have questions, please consult us in studio or via email at admin@ecoledepolecleveland.com.

Duration:

September 18-19th 12-5 pm

Assessment:
Practical demonstration and Theory Exam to be completed during the weekend. Please note, participation does not guarantee passing of assessment. Successful completion of assessment is required for certification. If you do not pass the assessment feedback and recommendations will be provided and you will be welcome to retry at no additional cost at a future certification.

Investment:
$499

Please call to discuss payment plans 216-795-5575 or email admin@ecoledepolecleveland.com if needed.

Digital Manual Included.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Bookings

Bookings are not final until payment is received in full. We do NOT offer refunds. By attending a virtual class you are agreeing to our waiver and release terms as shown before online booking. This includes agreeing to the class recording. By attending an in studio class you agreeing to the same waiver and release terms as shown before online booking including acknowledges that although strict measures are being taken by Ecole de Pole Cleveland to prevent the spread of COVID-19, attending classes at Ecole de Pole Cleveland could result in COVID-19 infection.

Cancellations, Tardy, and No Shows:

Workshops:

MEMBER PURCHASE:

Members receive a membership discount according to their agreement on in house workshops.

Members CANNOT purchase workshops with their discount for other people.

CANCELLATION POLICY:

Cancellations may be made up to 24 hours prior. If cancellation is made under 24 hours before the start time of the workshop and up to one hour before the start time, you will be charged a $20 fee ($15 for members). This applies even if you have booked with under 24 hours before the workshop. The workshop credit will be released for you to reuse within the expiration time limit of your purchase. A single late cancel fee will be charged per session cancelled. If two sessions are cancelled in one day, two late charge fees will apply. If your card on file declines the late cancel charge, an additional $5 fee will be charged on top of the original late charge at the next available date. No transfers between students are allowed. 

REFUND POLICY:

We DO NOT offer refunds however you will be able to re-book the same value session for another time within the time frame of your credit limit period. 

TARDY POLICY:

If you are more than 5 minutes late, the doors shut and you will not be allowed to attend. The session will be treated as a “no-show,” which means the class credit will be taken off your account and you will be charged as described below.

NO SHOW POLICY:

If you do not show up for a scheduled session it is a “no show.” Your session credit then is not eligible for transfers. Your account also is charged a no show fee of $15 for members or $20 for nonmembers. If your no show charge is declined, you will be charged an additional $5 fee at the soonest available date.