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Vertical ART ATHLETICS

VERTICAL | DANCE | SCIENCE | TEACHER | TRAINING

Vertical Art Athletics is your ultimate pole & aerial training resource for preventing injury and enhancing performance. The course series is designed to help you optimize training and to provide tools to empower you as a teacher. 

In 2016, Dr. Misty started Pole Art Athletics as the first pole teacher training program focused on dance science. With increasing demands from combined pole/aerial studios, the curriculum expanded to Vertical Art Athletics in 2019 to be more inclusive of our art form; allowing the curriculum to be catered to pole and/or aerial studios. With her knowledge as a performing arts physical therapist, she create the Vertical Art Athletics curriculum to provide pole dancers, aerial artists, & teachers with the knowledge they need to progress quickly & safely. 

Her love for performing arts and understanding of human movement gives her a unique perspective as a fitness professional. Pole & aerial fitness instructors are responsible for the physical safety of their participants. Her innovative teacher training program trains instructors to customize their classes, to allow for all participants to safely learn & enjoy the pole experience. 

The series of courses provide opportunities for instructors to focus on a specialty area or to continue exploring a variety of training methods. Her goal is to create high quality pole & aerial fitness instructors through her series of courses, to inspire pole & aerial instructors to be the best they can, without their participants losing a day to injury.

 
 
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WHY ATTEND Vertical ART ATHLETICS WORKSHOPS: 

  • Committed to supporting your personal and professional growth

  • Diversifies your teaching capabilities: variety and cross-training for participants of all fitness levels

  • Decrease liability with responsible pole instructors, focused on the safety & well-being of students

  • To increase accessibility to high quality pole classes to enhance revenue flow at your facility

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Lecture, Practical, Interactive (Experience, Observe, & Practice)

  • Cuing & Feedback

THE ART AND SCIENCE OF MOVEMENT

  • Functional Anatomy

  • Understanding of simple Biomechanics and the tools to optimize performance

  • Postural techniques & Corrections

  • Modifications & Progressions