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London Pole Varsity Guest Workshops

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UCL Student's Union Dance Studio 101

136 Gower Street

Lewis Building (above the George Farha Café Bar)

London

WC1E 6BP

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To celebrate our 5th year of the competition, we are bringing you a week of exciting afternoon masterclasses with our guest judges and a special guest ;)
These will be open to all visiting students - You must be a university student to take part.

SPACES ARE EXTREMELY LIMITED, SO BOOK YOUR SPACES NOW!

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Pricing below is based per workshop, and have been set at a special student price!

There will also be discount for multiple bookings - if you book 2 workshops, you will receive a 10% discount, 3 workshops will receive a 20% discount, and 4 workshops and above will receive 30% discount.

Payment will be organised after you register (remember to check your email!)

The workshops available are:


Friday, 23rd February:


1pm - 2.30pm - Swingin' and Flippin' with Hannah Rose Kaynes (Intermediate and above) - £18 for 1.5h

What better feeling is there than when you're literally flying around the pole? Hannah is known for her dynamic tricks and combos and in this workshop you'll learn the secrets to execute swings and flips on static pole with control and confidence.

There is a wide range of content this workshop can cover, including a range of back flips on the pole, twisty grip spins and swings into handspring, and swinging tumbles and combos. You'll soon walk away with the realization those dynamic-looking tricks aren't as crazy as they first seem.

Whether you're already a pole ninja or just starting on your first flips,

2.30pm - 4pm - Spinning Pole with Hannah Rose Kaynes (Inter/Advanced) - £18 for 1.5h

In this spinning pole workshop we will focus on tricks and combos, including fake-it-til-you-make-it tricks of the trade for different splits positions on the pole, and create simple yet impresssive spinning pole combos with control and flow.
You must be able to invert and descend safely for this workshop.


Monday, 26th February:

12pm - 2pm - Contortion & Flexibility with Hannah Finn (Suitable all levels) - £30 for 2h

This workshop is suitable for all levels. Learn the foundations of Contortion. This workshop goes back to the much needed basics; Introducing you to the art of contortion training with safe and proper form, alignment and technique. Students will learn solo and partner stretches to increase flexibility, learn how to have awareness of the whole spine, lengthening, strengthening and bending in each part of the spine, utilise specific exercises using both passive and active flexibility as well as the use of PNF techniques and develop a key body awareness while bending. Do not worry if you are just starting, Hannah will share with you her knowledge and experience about to safely and successfully stretch to reach your flexibility and contortion goals.

This workshop covers a multitude of vital topics including:

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UCL Student's Union Dance Studio 101

136 Gower Street

Lewis Building (above the George Farha Café Bar)

London

WC1E 6BP

United Kingdom

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