POLE-ATES: THE FOUNDATION
Pole-ates is a total body conditioning philosophy combining Pilates & Pole. The Pole-ates repertoire emphasizes the balanced development of the body through core stability, mobility, and awareness to develop efficient, graceful movement with the 50+ functional Pole-ates exercises. Once understanding of how to control the spine & joints dynamically through movement are achieved with supporting stability; pole instructors will be better prepared to move onto any of the secondary courses in the curriculum.
Pole Barre is a total body conditioning philosophy combining Corrective Dance Exercises, Ballet Barre, Pilates Ped-o-Pull, & Pole. The Pole Barre repertoire will be branching out from the Pole-ates core to focus on the periphery; specifically: shoulders, hips, & ankles with 60+ functional barre exercises on the pole. Preparing pole athletes to safely achieve flexibility, strength, & artistry.
Pole Mobility not only focuses on stretching, it looks at the components in human anatomy and functional biomechanics that contribute to flexibility and more importantly Movement! The science of flexibility training is growing with 11 different types of stretching & mobility techniques. Learn when and how each type of mobility training can be implemented in your pole training.