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Pole & Aerial Classes

Pole Principles

Never taken pole fitness before? This class is for you! You will learn the fundamentals of pole fitness including different hand grips, walks, beginner spins, and the basics of how your body moves around the pole. 


Level 1Pole

You've nailed the basics and it's time to get creative! In this class you will learn more spins, basic climbs, floor work & prep to invert on both sides.


*No shoes permitted in this class.


Level 2 Pole

You've nailed the chopper and now it's time to hang upside down! This class is for students who feel comfortable with basic climbs & inverts on both sides. You will begin to learn flying spins, more advanced climbs & basic inverted moves. You will also be introduced to spin pole!

*Must be able to chopper properly on both sides to enroll in this class.

All Level (Level 1 & up only)

You must at least be in level 1 to take this class. This class is open for students of all levels 1 and up. The focus is on progressions and digressions of spins and tricks. Instructor is open to suggestions of moves the students would like to work on. Inversions are utilized in this class.

*Shoes are optional.

Fly Gym Aerial Fitness®

Take your workout off the ground! Fly Gym Aerial Fitness incorporates elements from aerial arts, yoga and Pilates to create a fun workout that feels more like play than work. This class uses the Fly Gym equipment - strong yet soft and stretchy fabric swings - that enable students to get a great strengthening and stretching workout on fun - and safe - apparatus. Fly Gym is also a great compliment to pole training as it helps increase flexibility and strengthen muscle groups used for climbs and inversions.



This class is exactly what it says, a pole dancing class! You will learn a short choreographed routine which will teach you to string together your spins and tricks with ease and fluidity. Different types of music will be utilized each week.


*Must at least be in level 1 to take this class

*Shoes are optional


Pole Tricks

So you wanna be a trickster?! This class focuses solely on those really cool moves we all drool over. A strong focus is on inverted moves. We recommend this class for strong level 1 dancers and up.


Pole Play

This is open studio time for you to come practice what you've learned! This is NOT a class; there will be no instructor for spotting or teaching.

  **You may only practice tricks and spins you've learned in class and feel comfortable doing on your own.


Lap Dance

Time to loosen up and have some fun! "The Art of The Lap Dance," yes it is an art! Embrace your inner sensuality and learn a fun and sassy lap dance. Join Jeni Janover as she reminds you how it feels to be a woman through the empowerment of movement.


*No partner or experience necessary!

*shoes optional. If you chose to bring shoes they must be actual pole fitness heels.


Aerial Hoop

You've seen it in the circus and Cirque du Solei and now it's here at Vertical Addiction. In the beginner level lyra class students will learn the proper and basic techniques to enter and exit the hoop, as well as learn basic sits and moves. There will also be a large focus on conditioning and flexibility exercises to prepare students to continue on in hoop.

Private Lessons

Are you intimidated by a group setting, or just can't fit our classes into your busy schedule? Are you getting ready to perform, compete or just always wanted to do a whole routine?


Then a private class is what you need! Privates are tailored to fit your every need. Please email Ashley@verticaladdictionct.com or call (203) 883-8383 to schedule a private.


*All private lessons are 60 minutes with an option to add 30 minutes. (Additional fees apply)


Routine Choreography

Are you performing in a showcase or competition? Are you overwhelmed by the idea of putting a routine together by yourself? Schedule an appointment to work one-on-one with our instructors, who will do everything to help you create the perfect routine!


*Please email Ashley@verticaladdictionct.com to schedule.


Class Guidelines

** Please refer to the Studio Guidelines for further information on studio policies and guidelines.