To register, please email email@example.com or text 250-616-2726. Currently the studio software is not ideal for our adult program, so I am happy to assist and place you!
All our adult classes run as 6 week sessions. We also allow drop in's for classes that aren't full.
Be sure to follow on social media:
@VIBEnanaimo AND @PoleVibez
NEW- BHANGRA with SUKHI!!!
Tuesdays 730-830pm for adults. SIGN UP NOW Runs June 14th Tuesdays for 4 weeks.
HEELS.... wanna train???? It's coming Mondays
Extra Covid Protocols for Adults:
- Mask wearing is optional while dancing
Check out our full Covid plan here
- Be sure to stay home if experiencing any symptoms
Adult Class Fees (all fees include GST)
|Registration fee for the season
|Pole Classes||1 session||$110|
|Class with AJ, Genevieve, Demitria and Véronique||$89|
|Hip Hop - with Serra||$75|
Advanced Hip Hop w/ AJ:
Focus on hip hop grooves, but moving faster with this class, geared towards intermediate to advanced levels. Learn hip hop grooves and work on creating your own unique twist with them.
Street Jazz w/ Genevieve Caron:
Good warm up, some technique exercises from jazz and hip hop styles. Conditioning with a feel good stretch and then a super fun combo. Think back up dancer for Janet Jackson style :)
BHANGRA with Sukhi:
Tuesdays 630pm- KIDS/ 730pm Adults
A fun, high energy class, learning the moves and grooves. Each class will be dance orientated, where you learn a new one minute length dance to each class, something short and sweet.
Intermediate/Advanced Hip Hop w/ Serra "Cardio Hip Hop"
Great for any level as focus is on learning hip hop grooves, terminology and movement quality. A lot of repetition so you are mastering them by the end of class. Great for Intermediate to Advanced Levels. Goal is to dance for the whole song, then take a break and repeat!
BELLYDANCE- will return in the Fall
Foundations- 6-7pm Wednesdays
Instruction will be centered on basic foundations of bellydance, with an easy and slow-paced focus on isolations, articulations and rhythmic movements. This base will create a solid foundation from which progressions can flow. The emphasis is on developing a grasp of the mechanics of each movement so that the dancer builds the skill and confidence to master a simple repertoire.
Kizomba w/ David:
IS BACK AT THE STUDIO!!!
Kizomba is one of the most popular partner dances available, which has exploded world wide in just the last few years. Although it originated in Africa, the version taught here is the more modern one that has evolved out of Europe. Some call it kizomba fusion, some call it urban Kiz. Whatever you call it, it sure is fun!
'Kizomba on the Island' has been operating out of Vibe Dance Studio for 2 years now and boasts one of the largest kizomba communities in Canada! If you would like more information please check the Facebook group, or email David at firstname.lastname@example.org. We would love to show you our passion!
Not sure about pole? In this 60min class, test the waters with no commitment and learn the basics of pole dance. Work up a sweat to some rad tune-age and fall in love this this sport. $25.
What to Bring:
All classes: water, yoga mat, knee pads, pole shorts, towel and grip aid (we will have this available for purchase as well). Mask optional (recommended if comfortable wearing). No jewelry, no lotion day of on body (slippery lol).
Exotic: knee pads, pleasers or socks and sass.
Intro to Pole: Mondays 7-8pm
Come one, come all! This class if for everyone! You heard it... Everyone! Geared towards people with zero experience, you learn the basics of pole and what muscles to recruit to safely glide your fine self around the pole. Not feeling graceful? Not feeling strong enough? Well friend, we have heard it all. That stuff will come with practices, so no more excuses and come down for some "lolz", good vibes and the support of great people.
Intro to Climbing: Mondays 430-530pm
(Must complete Intro to Pole)
This class is for people with a little pole experience, who would like to start their journey up the pole, developing the strength needed to climb to the very top!! There is nothing else like it. This class includes conditioning to get those muscles nice and strong, allowing you to get where you need to be. Nothing gives us greater pleasure than to see you succeed, and remember, pole takes time. You will not get to the top on the first day, so please be nice to yourself, show up ready to have fun, and let us help you.
Intro to Inverts: Mondays 815-915pm
(Must be able to climb to the top of the pole)
Congratulations, you have made it to the top!! Now, the real fun begins; time to get upside down on that pole. We know what you're thinking, but no need to be scared as in this class you will learn how to SAFELY and effectively invert on the pole. We will give you a comprehensive, step by step road map to get you there, so don't fret! Keep at it and pretty soon you will be hanging around!!
Intro to Aerial Pole: Mondays 545-645pm
(Must be able to invert safely with control)
Now that you've learned how to invert safely, you will learn how to refine and hone in your craft, as well as play around with shapes up and around the pole. This is a class that will be ongoing until you learn the skills necessary to move up to the next level.
Aerial Intermediate 1: (not currently offered, but will be when dancers have progressed)
Now that you are a unicorn with a solid leg hang and a strong aerial insert, we will be working on dropping into Aesha, and getting those shoulder mounts stronger. Must be able to drop into Aesha in all three grips in order to move on to the next level.
Pole Classique Sundays 11am-12pm
Come slink and slide around the pole in this class using classic stripper style choreography. Learn a few new tricks to put in your pole repertoire Must be able to invert and do a pole assisted handstand to attend this class.
Aerial Combos: Sundays 1230-130pm
Put what you've learned to the test in this class. Using the 5 weeks to build on the basics of pole and string then together in a combo. Must have a solid inside/outside leg hang and shoulder mount to attend the class.
Hand Balancing: (not currently offered)
Let's get upside down. We start with intro level hand balances, strengthening exercises and drills to build a strong foundation for the perfect handstand! All levels welcome.
Bend & Flex: Not currently offered
Want to improve those lines? ME TOO! Come join us for active and passive flexibility work to help you move gracefully and just help with your plain old every day range of motion. Never pull a muscle bending over to get the milk out of the fridge again!
Slinky Sirens: Plastique Sundays: not currently running
In this class we will be exploring "Plastic" floor work style which originated in the Russian pole dance scene. It has roots in the sensuality of stripper culture and the aero of modern dance and hip hop. Its main focus is on fluidity of movement, seamless transitions and leg work illusions while keeping a hypnotic and sensual flare. Kneepads and heels required. Pleasers style platform heels only. Must be 7 inch heel or higher. No street heels please. Socks can be used if you do not have heels. Resources on where to buy shoes can be provided.
Basewerk Foundations: not currently running
Pre req- intro to Pole:
This class will work on continuing into more advanced skills but focus on tricks and transitions around the base of the pole (curriculum for intro to climb and intro to pole will be included). You will be learning the foundations of Russian Low Flow and Russian Hard Style as well as incorporating elements of Plastique (floor work). You will learn the foundations required to start moving through more across based moves as well as conditioning those movements to become fluid and appear effortless. Kneepads required. Heels recommended, but socks can be used instead. Pleaser style platform only, Resources can be provided for where to buy shoes.