Upcoming Workshops & Trainings

ELEVATED POLE LEVEL 1 TEACHER TRAINING

Date: TBD

Have you ever thought about teaching pole?

Would you like to up-level your pole skills and knowledge?

Whether you want to teach or just dive deeper into your personal pole practice we have a great opportunity for you! We are hosting a training with the nationally acclaimed training company elevatED! 

Join us for this 3 day training in the comfort of your own studio to gain foundational tools for deepening your practice and becoming a kick ass teacher. (Teaching opportunities at Steel and Grace upon training completion are an open possibility but not guaranteed)

ELEVATED: HIGHER EDUCATION FOR THE PHYSICAL AND AERIAL ART



elevatED trains instructors to safely, effectively and confidently teach both aerial and ground-based skills. By studying the 7 elevatED principles of instruction and excellence, plus over 80 techniques, you will be well-suite to teach comprehensive and exciting classes.

Additional topics of study include

  • Legalities and liabilities: client releases, incident reports, insurance information, equipment directories, maintenance forms and more

  • What you do and say matters: your conduct as an instructor

  • Cueing through verbal, non-verbal, and kinesthetic commands

  • The anatomy and biomechanics of pole dance fitness

  • The art of alignment and opposition

  • How to use anchor points and points of contact

  • Creating a balanced class plan

  • How to build a warm-up

  • Classroom problem solving

  • The art of progression: how to gradually increase demands on the body for safe and optimal advancement

  • The role of pre-engagement in strength building and injury prevention

  • How to guide your students towards creative thinking

  • Understanding how limb and lever lengths affect the difficulty of pole moves

  • Working with overweight clients


In the elevatED Level 1 Pole teacher training, you will learn how to cultivate a rich classroom experience your students will enjoy and appreciate. You will learn how to apply training secrets from dance, gymnastics and yoga to your beginner class and 90+ dance movements, strength techniques, floor skills, climbs, dismounts spins and inversions. 

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