CLASSES AT SOMA
Intro to Pole Tricks
You are a beginner before
you are anything else
If you've never taken a pole class before, this is the place for you! You must take this class before you take any other class. You'll learn the mechanics (aka secrets) of pole, try some basic spins, and have fun!
Trickster 1, 1/2, and 2
Discover your inner child
Trickster 1 is for students who have just taken an intro class. You'll continue building on what you learned in intro.
Trickster 1/2 is for the beginner pole dancer who has already taken an intro class and Trickster 1 classes. You'll learn a variety of level 1 and 2 tricks, spins, and combos.
Trickster 2 is for those who have been taking Trickster 1/2 classes for 4-5 months and are ready to take things to the next level.
Trickster 2/3 and Trickster 3
Go Beyond What You Believed Possible
Trickster 2/3 is for the pole dancer who has been taking level 1/2 and level 2 classes for 6-7 months and has mastered climbs, inverts, and basic knee hooks. You'll continue working on foundational tricks while also learning intermediate level skills. Prerequisites: climb, sit, ground invert/descending invert, outside leg hang, and butterfly.
Trickster 3 is an intermediate level class. You'll learn longer combos, transitions, and intermediate level tricks. Recommended for those who have been pole dancing for at least 9 months or more. Instructor permission must be obtained.
Spintacular 1/2 and Spintacular 3
Let's fly together
Understand physics in a new way through our spin pole classes. Our Spin 1/2 class is for the pole dancer who is comfortable in our Trickster 1/2 class and wants to try tricks and combos on spin mode.
Our Spin 3 class is for the pole dancer who is comfortable in their inverts, climbs, and leg hangs. You will learn level 3 tricks, combos, and transitions. You must be able to invert and climb on spin in order to attend this class. Instructor permission required.
Find your sensual side
Do you want to explore the sensual side of pole? Then grab your heels* and head on over to our heels class. You'll discover heel clacks, leg and body waves, and slinky floor work.
*Can also be done in socks
Knee pads recommended
Low Flow Combos
Move and Groove
This class incorporates spins, floor work, freestyle, and short choreographies to get you more comfortable with the "dance" aspect of pole dance. All levels are welcome.
Can be done in heels or socks
Knee pads recommended
Flexibility and Conditioning
Back to basics
Having a regular stretching routine is an instrumental part of your pole practice. In the flexibility portion of the class, you'll learn how to warm up properly, stretch safely, and incorporate flexibility into your pole technique. In the conditioning part of the class, you'll strengthen your range of motion and work to build up strength on the pole.