FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ

1. What is pole dancing?

Pole dancing (aka Vertical Dance) is an increasingly popular form of fitness and dance based on choreographed routines with a vertical pole. Pole dance can help you improve your posture, coordination and flexibility, get fit and build confidence. Being an extremely empowering form of exercise pole dance is full of elegance, energy and femininity.

 

Pole dancing is an increasingly popular kind of sport, practised by many enthusiasts in gyms or dance studios. A wide range of amateur and professional competitions are held in many countries around the world.

2. Why pole dance?

Pole dancing is a great alternative to a regular session at the gym. You will feel empowered and gain a real sense of achievement while having lots of fun and making new friends. What is also very important is that pole dance training is very dynamic and exciting and it never feels like a fitness class, so you will never get bored. Attending pole dance classes in Dubai you will:

 

  • Improve your posture, coordination and flexibility;
  • Improve your core strength and build endurance;
  • Boost your metabolic rate and help reduce body fat;
  • Build your confidence;
  • Have really lots of fun and make new friends.

3. Is there an age or weight limit?

Pole dance classes in Dubai are designed for ladies only (18+). Women of all ages above 18 years old, sizes, shapes and fitness levels can pole dance. Our students range from 20 to 60 years of age. Anyone can pole!!

4. What is the size of each class?

Group class size does not exceed 12 students with two people per pole. One-to-one and semi-private lessons are also available and you can book your spot at a time to suit you.

5. What should I wear?

For your pole dance class, you will need shorts and a t-shirt. Shorts should be above the knee because you use the skin on your legs to grip the pole. Fabric will slide right off the pole, giving you no grip. You can also wear trainers or leg warmers during the warm up and cool down. There should be no hand or wrist jewelry. To avoid making the pole slippery, do not apply any cream or lotions on your body the day of your pole dance class.

 

For your flexibility class, you will need any comfortable cloths, for example, yoga attire, trainers, leggings, leg warmers, etc.

6. Are there levels?

Yes, there are three distinct levels: Beginners, Intermediate and Advance. We always recommend to start with beginners pole classes. Once you have progressed, perfected basic moves and experienced basic inverts, you can move onto the more difficult levels. Students attending Intermediate/Advanced classes are expected to know the basic moves.

7. Do I have to book the lesson?

Booking is essential as spaces are limited. Classes fill up quickly, so students are encouraged to sign up for the class as soon as possible to ensure your spot. However, we do accept walk in students if there is an open space in class. Please call the studio on 050-4605525, email info@polefitdubai.com or contact us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/PoleFitnessDubai to check the availability.

8. How can I book my lesson?

Please visit “Timetable and Pricing” section to check the price and schedule. To book your lesson please call 050-4605525, email on info@polefitdubai.com or contact us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/PoleFitnessDubai.

9. Do I need any dance/fitness background?

No you don’t. You will learn everything you need to know at our classes. Start in the classes for Beginners, and slowly work your way up when you feel ready to. You also don’t need to lose weight before joining the class. Pole dance training includes variety of fitness exercises to help you get fitter.

10. I have no upper body strength, will that be a problem?

No, it is not a problem. During the class instructors will teach you how to become stronger in your upper body and improve your core strength.

11. Shall I bring my high heels to pole dance classes?

High heels are not required, especially for beginners.

12. Is the pole fitness class ladies only?

Yes, pole dance and fitness training classes are women’s only. Men are not allowed to attend a class.

13. How to order a dance pole to practice at home?

If you want to order a dance pole, please check “Shop” section and email info@polefitdubai.com or send a message on Facebook. Please specify the ceiling height when ordering your pole so we can advise you on extensions and ensure the pole will fit correctly.