Yes. In consideration for being permitted to participate in class and any other activities conducted by Life Of A Pole Trick (LOAPT), you will be required to fill out an enrollment form/waiver before commencing in a class. Every student MUST sign a waiver.
Men have been participating in the pole fitness community more and more so we welcome serious male fitness participants because pole dancing is a great way to build strength, power, endurance, & coordination which can be helpful for many athletic participants. You will see "Co-ed" next to a class if men are allowed. We also offer Private lessons and group privates. Please contact us and we will be happy to assist you!
The studio can be rented out for performance and competition training or personal training. No instructional class may be taught during studio rentals. The studio is also not available for private events or photoshoots.
Girls, ages 9-17 are welcome in our PoleSilks, Aerial Hoop (Lyra) and Yoga classes. We even have exclusive workshops just for them! Because of the nature of pole dancing and chair dance, these classes are reserved for women 18 and up. We do have Pole Intro for kids and private lessons. Contact us to find out more!
No we do not. We do have a restroom on our floor and two located on the second floor. Your personal belongings can be put in our cubies as long as it's not heavy. We are not responisble for you belongings.
Pole fitness dancing when you are plus size or overweight is perfectly fine! It is a great way for any woman to gain confidence and learn how to pole dance regardless of your size. Every person’s experience will be unique and the learning curve is based upon the desire, commitment, and fitness level of each person.
We welcome all ages!!! For students under 18, a Parent/Guardian signature ia required. We also request a copy of their vaild license, State ID or Passport. No other IDs accepted. WE CHECK I.D....no exceptions! Policy: Guardian must be PRESENT to sign and must show their I.D. and minors Birth Certificate/proof of guardianship...NO EXCEPTIONS!
We have classes Mon-Sun. You can take a look at our Class Schedule. Schedule changes every month to accommodate for new classes. Please make sure to keep checking. Contact us if you are looking for a certain time and day.
You can purchase your classes using a credit card on our registration system. Make sure to pay asap. The system will remove you from class within 24hours if you have not paid. Don't forget since you did 'confirm' that class you are liable for payment. We also accept Venmo (@lifeofapoletrick), QuickPay/ Zelle (email@example.com). Once payment has been sent, please allow 24-48 hours for your information to be updated within profile.
We do not accept registrations over the phone to ensure data accuracy. Please go to our Registration System. You will need to create an profile. While you are there, please make sure to read the "Terms and Conditions".
You may not have met the requirements for class. Make sure to view those under "More Info". If you have taken a class and you feel you may qualify, email the studio for approval. Another reason may be that you haven't filled out your waiver or made a payment. Please check your dashboard by click on the logo within the registration system.
You will receive your online class link 1 hour before class. It's best to try to get logged on a few minutes before your scheduled meeting to make sure you have a connection. Please note, the instructor will wait up to 5 minutes for you to log on. After 5min, the class will be locked and you will not be able to get in (you forfeit your class).
You may pay using your credit card (Visa or MC only) in our registeration system. We also accept Venmo (@lifeofapoletrick), QuickPay/ Zelle (firstname.lastname@example.org). Once payment has been sent, please allow 24-48 hours for your information to be updated within profile. You can pay with CASH, which can be done after you have established your student profile with us.
Classes/Class Series/ Punchcards/ Privates are to be used within 1 months*. Some specials may have different expiration dates. Workshop expire the day of the class. Please check "Terms and Conitions" page for our policies.
A 24 hr. cancellation notice is required or the session will be charged in full. Are you serious? Yes, we are very serious. If you do not cancel your class in time this may prevent your fellow students from taking your place. If you "late" cancel more than 4 times you will no longer be eligible to take any classes.
If you are running late, please text us at our number do not call. If you are more than 5min late, you will NOT be able to participate in class and you will lose your session. No exceptions!! Warm up are very important!
We are sorry but for your safety and the instructor, no drinking is allowed. Only water is allowed. NOTE!!! Please no open bottles or coffee cups in the studio. Your beverage must be in a close non-spill container.
There are class that do have age and gender restrictions so please check "More Info". We do offer some classes with no age restriction, we ask for our younger clients to get parental consent if you are under 18. Parent will need to sign a wavier and provide us their state ID/ drivers license. Over 18+... for workshops, pole parties and events.
Remember these group classes. Although it's great your friends, family, or special person wants to support you, no one else is allowed during your session unless they are a paid student. No exceptions!
You must bring your punch card to each class you are taking. If you do not, you will have to pay full price for the day of the class. You MUST use up all your punch card before your expiration date or you forfeit your classes. You will lose one punch card class if you late cancel.
You may only retake one missed class and it must be taken on a "MakeUp" class. You can find this on our class calendar or ask your instructor. Make sure to schedule that day. If you do not schedule your retake class, you forfeit your missed class. No exceptions! No Transfer or refunds!
No, you do not. Lyra Intro is for students who can't decide if Lyra is for them. This gives them a chance to test out this class before committing to a series. What you learn in this class, you will learn in Lyra series.
For your safety, our series are designed to help you learn each move that will help with the next class. By missing more then 1 class, you will be behind in the series. For our series policy, You may only retake one missed class and it must be taken the following Lyra "MakeUp" day. You can find this on our class calendar and make sure to schedule the date. If you do not schedule your retake class, you forfeit your missed class. No exceptions. No Transfer or refunds..
We use X-Pole brand poles. X-Pole does not have an official weight limit. We have had 2 dancers (250+lbs) on a single X-Pert, at 12 ft high, and it has been completely secure! The X-Pert poles are professional grade poles that are VERY stable. You can do the most advanced move/tricks on them. For our X-pole Stage, the limit is 250lb. These are used for performances and events.
You should feel that you have mastered the moves and techniques you are taught in Pole Journey and/or Pole Dance before attempting to move onto more advanced skill leveled classes. If you move on before you are ready or attempt to perform moves your body isn’t conditioned for, you may at risk of injury. Every person’s experience will be unique and the learning curve is based upon the desire, commitment, and fitness level of each person. If you are unsure if you are ready to move onto a higher level class, please ask your instructor for an evaluation.
There are 2 classes you can continue to take. Pole Journey (strength building) or Pole Dance (faster pace with cardio). If you are unsure if you have the experience to move onto a higher level class, please ask your instructor for an evaluation.
Also known as FabPole and PoleSilks. In this class we will be combing Silks training with Pole training TOGETHER into a single trick or spin. Visit our Class Info for more details about our varies Silks with Pole Classes.
Wear ong sleeve fitted top. No sleeveless. Sleeves will make it easier to hold the silks for first-timers.
Wear fitted spandex shorts. We do NOT recommend yoga pants/ tights. Underwear or jean shorts are not acceptable and you will not be able to participate!
For Level 2 & 3, please wear proper covered shorts.
Resin spray (Optional but can be purchased at studio). You may NOT use iTac or Mighty Grip on silks.
Yoga mat (can be provide if you do not have one).
Bring a bottle of water and towel. Always stay hydrated!!! -- NOTE!!! Please no open bottles or coffee cups in the studio. Your beverage must be in a close non-spill container.
Do not wear lotion, oil nor any jewelry. No jewelry on on fingers, wrist, ears, neck, belly or fingernails to prevent the fabric from snagging or to prevent damage to the pole. You will be asked to take it off. Please leave it at home!!!
Any shoes worn in class must be strictly indoor shoes and not your street shoes. Please leave shoes outside in the hallway.
FabPole fabric can safely be used up to 1000 lb. 225 pounds of force (Ibf). It is safe to use if you are 200+lb. However, you should plan to wear shorts and not yoga pants. For our curvy students, it's a bit harder as the fabric is very stretchy and you would need to hold on more with your skin.
Men are allow in parties as long as they are participating for the whole class. If they are not participating, they will be asked to leave. There are no exceptions. You MUST mention this before scheduling your party with us.
A 50% deposit is require to hold the date. This deposit is non-refundable if the party is canceled. The deposit is counted towards your full payment. Refunds will not be granted under any circumstances if party is canceled.
Pole parties are conducted after the last class and depending on availability.
Parties are conducted on Mon-Friday after 6pm and Saturday/ Sunday after 9am if no classes are being conducted during that day.
Yes, guest must be 18+ to participate. ID will be checked at the time of your party. Please have all your guest bring a valid ID.
We can conduct a PG-13 party for 18 and under. A Parent/Guardian signature ia required for 18 and under. We also request a copy of their vaild license, State ID or Passport. No other IDs accepted. WE CHECK I.D....no exceptions! Policy: Guardian must be PRESENT to sign and must show their I.D. and minors Birth Certificate/proof of guardianship...NO EXCEPTIONS!
We ask that you and all guests MUST arrive at the same time and AT LEAST 15-20 minutes prior to the time to fill out a wavier forms. Once the party begins, we will not be able to let anyone else in. Please be ON TIME!
Please ask guests to wear comfortable clothing. We
suggest for Pole: fitted tops or sports bra and fitted spandex shorts. For chair: yoga pants and any other clothing that allows you to move. For PoleSilks: Wear quarter sleeve or long sleeve fitted top. Anything that covers your armpit since this will be your first time. Do not wear lotion, oil nor any jewelry. No jewelry on on fingers, wrist, ears, neck, belly or fingernails to prevent the fabric from snagging or to prevent damage to the pole or lyra. You will be asked to take it off. Please leave it at home!!! "Dressing the part"
(costumes) is encouraged! Remind guests that moves are taught in an encouraging and friendly manner and there is no nudity.
We are sorry but for your safety and the instructor, no drinking alcohol is allowed. Only water is allowed before or during class. If we feel a guest is to intoxicated, we have the right to remove the student from the class. No refund will be given.
Instructor tips are very appreciated!! Our instructors work very hard to make sure you have an
unforgettable time! If a tip is given, please make sure it is in cash or you can use Venmo or Quickpay. Also, if you enjoyed your time, we would love a shout-out on ratings sites like Google, Yelp and Facebook.
We are often booked for back to back parties therefore we must start and end on time. We will not be able to extend the end time. If you are going to be late (more than 10 minutes) please text us or email us. If you are a no-show, your party will be cancelled and you will be charged the remaining balance of the party. No refund will be given.
Please call the studio. Depending on the type of class, we may be able to accommodate and there may be an additional cost. You cannot add guest the day of your party. They must be add at least 3-4 days before your party date.
For postpartum, the main thing is rebuilding strength. Most people can go back to regular activity about 8 weeks after they have the baby. But they must avoid moves with abdominal contact on the pole. If someone has postpartum, we need medical clearance from their OB before class. Guest will not be able to participate without one. No exceptions!
It is NOT recommended that pregnant women start any new exercise activities that they have not been doing prior to pregnancy. Pole can be very core intensive which can actually be bad for pregnant women. We would not recommend for them to be in class.
Your pregnant guest can sit in our waiting area which is in the same room as your party. Yes, they will be able to see the party. For their safety, we DO NOT allow pregnant guest to walk around the studio while classes are being conducted. They MUST remain in that area. They will not be participating in the physical class but they will be participating in your party and the festivities. Our policy states that anyone over your party of 8 must pay a fee, whether they plan to "participate" or not. They will also need to sign a waiver even if they are not participating for insurance purposes. Please note: We have VERY limited space in the waiting area where you party will be conducted. We may not be able to accomediate that many people in the waiting area.
You are more than welcome to submit your favorite song which can be played within the last 10min of your party. This will give you an opportunity to showcase what you have learned for videos and pictures. You must send this song to us at least 2 weeks before your party to give us time to download.
No street shoes in the studio. Please leave shoes inside by the doorway mats. Shoes for class: You can either go barefoot or ballet slippers. You can wear heels for Pole Dance only and they must be new and not street worn. Please be cautious as dancing will heels makes each move a lot harder and dangerous.
Please note that you will lose your deposit. You have up to 2 weeks before your party date to cancel and receive the refund minus the deposit. After, you will not be able to receive any refund. This date will be in your contract.
Please note, once you submit your signed contract and payment your "class type" and "time" cannot be changed. If you need to change it, there will be a contract adjustment fee of $30. Time will depend on availability that day.
No we do not. We have restrooms on our floor and two located on the second floor. Your personal belongings can be put in our cubies as long as it's not heavy. We are not responisble for you belongings.
Your guest can watch. However, we have a few policies. If you guest passes the party max amount of 8 there will be a non-participant fee charge. Every guest over 8 must pay a fee and sign a waiver, whether they plan to "participate" or not. No excetptions! Please contact our studio if you plan to have guest(s) watching. Please note: We have VERY limited space in the waiting area where your party will be conducted. We may not be able to accomediate that many people in the waiting area.
For the saftey of you child and for insurance purposes, you are not allowed to bring any babies/ kids during your party. You will be asked to sit outside the studio or leave. Please find a babysitter! No exceptions!
Please fill out our Pole Party form. We will contact you
to discuss the details of your party and questions you may have. Our representative will check
availability and provide you with the registration process to pay for your party. You will be required to sign a contract and make a deposit to hold your date.
Gift cards must be used solely for the purchase of merchandise or services. Gift Cards cannot be applied to workshops, special events, parties, privates, speciality classes and are not redeemable for other gift cards nor cash.