Next Stop- Tucson, September 5, 2021
Team USA is traveling the country bringing you the very finest in pole sport, art, classique and aerial training. Take classes and workshops from the best in the industry and learn how you too could someday join TEAM USA.
We are coming to a city near you!
September 5 at Tucson Pole Fitness
Schedule for Tucson
10-11 AM Annie Jennings- Contemporary Pole
11-12 PM- Rafaela Montanaro- The Rafa Factor
12-1 PM - Melvin Sanchez- Dynamic Dynamite
1-1:30 PM- Break
1:30-2:30 PM- Samantha Star- Fonjis for Life
2:30-3:30 PM- Jamilla DeVille- Signature Tricks
3:30-4:30 PM- Brandi Todd- Flexibility
4:30-5:30 PM- Sabrina Madsen- Unlock your Phoenix/Static Spins
$75 per single workshop
$199 for three workshops, each additional workshop for $60
$399 for a workshop day pass.
Workshop Day Pass: Attend all seven workshops for just $399. That's only $57/workshop. We know it's been a busy weekend but if you want to take advantage of all these amazing athletes in one place, grab this day pass, bring your notebook and your camera (recording will be allowed in most workshops), and soak it all in. You've worked hard, you deserve a day to dedicate back to your own personal pole growth and development.
Please check the above schedule for your city as not all workshops are available at every stop on the tour.
Contemporary Pole with Annie Jennings
Ready to up your artistic appeal? In this workshop Annie with go over the fundamentals of contemporary movement on and around the pole. Use this workshop to help improve your choreography score and bring the dance back to pole dance.
The Rafa Factor
The legend of pole- Rafaela Montanaro- will share with you her secret recipe for becoming an icon in pole. She will go over signature tricks, how to maximize points, and risk factor bonuses. Fair warning, just being in her presence will leave you in awe and inspired. And although we can't prove it, it has been said that just breathing the same air as her will improve your score.
Dynamic Dynamite with Melvin Sanchez
Wow the audience and the judges when you learn hot tricks to make your routine explode with excitement. Melvin will teach you an arsenal of dynamic moves that will leave you feeling confident and on fire.
Fonji for Life with Samantha Star
You've seen Sam switch back and forth on the pole doing fonji after fonji and wondered how such gravity defying agility could be achieved. Now is your chance to get the step by step process that will take you from the awe inspired onlooker to the one actually doing this ICONIC trick. A true right of passage in pole, the fonji can be yours with the right training through the understanding of the mechanics of the move, the conditioning required to execute it, and the finesse required to achieve it.
All of the conditioning skills and drills that will take you towards being able to Fonji.
*Fonjis and fonji prep*
Splits for Days with Jamilla DeVille
This is a tricks and sequences workshop based on split/ attitude positions. Whether you feel challenged for pole moves requiring leg flexibility, or if you have your splits, want to take them further, learn more splitty tricks, or explore leg variations, SPLITS FOR DAYS is for you! We will be working through a series of splitty movement, integrating appropriate modifications where needed. Learn a series of thorough warmup movements for middle and front splits, working both passive and active flexibility, and transfer them to the air. Low Intermediate (basic inversions) & Advanced
*Splits Moves on the Pole*
Let's Get Flexible- Brandi Todd
Learn to S-T-R-E-T-C-H! Bring on the splits, back bends, and spreadies. It's time to get loose and learn how to best maximize your current level of flexibility. Brandi will go over many moves from the code of points with progressions and regressions. We will focus on getting the full 160 or 180 degrees to help you get full points.
Unlock Your Phoenix and other static spins with Sabrina Madsen
A good routine incorporates spinning on both the spinning and static pole. In this workshop Sabrina will break down the necessary steps to finally get your phoenix along with many other static spins from the code of points.
Signature movement with Heidi Coker -
Pole as an artform. Heidi Coker will teach you how to leave your audience mesmerized with her fluid movements combined with impressive skill. A leader in the industry, Heidi has the experience to help any pole athlete become their best.
The ACRO move with Melvin Sanchez
Acro moves bring extra points and extra interest to every routine. Melvin will help you learn the acro moves from the code of points and find interesting transitions in and out of them. Leave this workshop feeling confident that you will be able to get your acro bonus.
Silks with Sabrina Madsen
Twist, flip, and drop with the NATIONAL CHAMPION of silks. Sabrina will teach her signature tricks that have put her on top while breaking things down in a way that make things seem easy and effortless. Sabrina is a PRO at teaching moves from the code of points and can help any aspiring competitor know what it will take to put together a winning routine.
Stronger than Yesterday with Sabrina Madsen
Nail your strength moves with Power House Sabrina. Sabrina will show you how to maximize your points. She will give options for many levels as well as how to combine moves for bonuses.
Create a lasting impression with Sarah Samuelson
No one (especially not the judges) likes another boring routine to a sappy love song. True artistry is important in every routine. Learn the exact formulas to develop a character, map your music, incorporate interesting plot, and leave the audience moved. This workshop is a must for pole art and pole sport athletes.
COMBOS with Brandi
Linking moves together on the pole will unlock new movement, wow your audience, and give you BONUS POINTS.
2020 National Pole Champion Brandi will teach you how to combine moves for fluid combinations. She will show many of her winning combinations along with progressions and regressions for multiple pole levels. If you want to score high, you must know how to combo!
Clean Your Routine and Max out your score with Brandi
You're given 75 Execution points for FREE! Don't let the technical gremlins steal them away. Learn how to maximize your score by hanging on to all your execution points. First, let's DEFINE 'perfect execution'. I'll break down exactly what the judges are looking for: clean lines, correct posture, controlled movement, angles, and more.
Silks With Jason Span
Weaving Transitions & Dynamics:
Within this workshop the primary focus will be on enhancing the quality of movement within aerial silks as well as adding dynamic transitions and drops for the WOW factor for your act. All levels are welcomed as there will be various progressions taught within the course.
Handstands, Flexibility, Contortion
Some things in life are better upside down. Learn proper body alignment, technique, creating fun shapes, solo hand balancing, partner acro, and improv movement. I will also provide different methods to safely train your body to enhance your lines and flexibility.
Lyra with Jason Span
Shapeshifting Splits & Spin Clinic:
Enhance your splits with the illusion of shifting throughout the hoop! Unlock your potential with learning multiple ways to shift into a multitude of splits. Along with shapeshifting, there will be an additional focus on mastering different spins and orbits on the hoop. Lets get ready to spin!
We've had a blast on our Tour.
Check out some of our past stops.
Melvin, Sabrina, Katrina
Sabrina, Sarah, Melvin, Jason, Heidi.
Sabrina, Brandi, Annie, Melvin, Jason, Sarah
Past Workshop Photos
Sarah, Jason, Sabrina, Melvin, Brandi
Go For Gold Competition Prep Weekend
Tucson Pole Fitness with Melvin, Sabrina, and Katrina
Stronger Than Yesterday with Sabrina
Sabrina's and Brandi's Bums
Acro Moves with Sabrina and Melvin
Judges Training Certification
Would you like to be considered as a host studio for the national tour? Send us an email and we will see if it's a fit!