Beginner Pole

Beginner Pole

Once you have watched your foundation videos, it's time to move into beginner spins and transitions.

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Beginner Pole
  • Figure Skater Combo with Rachel Noemi

    After you have learned the Attitude, Backbend, Hip Circles and Figure Skater, it's time to put them all together and smooth them out! Work on this beginner level combo with the amazing Rachel Noemi.

  • Lady Like Spin Pole Combo with Rachel

    Learn this beginner spin combo with Rachel. This combo starts with the Lady Like,then Body Waves, and ends with the Rider. While this is a beginner combo, you should have already developed the strength to lift your legs.

  • Twizzler

    The Twizzler is a fun spin that will help increase your upper body strength in preparation to move on to the intermediate playlists. Remember to engage the lats to avoid hanging from the joints.

    Taught by Tammy Morris

  • Windtunnel Spin

    This Beginner Spin is a side set up so it can be a bit more challenging that the moves that face the pole so make sure to master the front facing moves first.

    Taught by Winnie Lai

  • Backspin Combo - Tammy Morris

    Once you have mastered the Backspin, Backslide, Fireman and Backbend with a Kick, it's time to put them together. Make sure to watch the individual tutorials for each move first. Then let Tammy Morris guide you through this beginner routine.

  • Fireman Spin

    This is a great beginner pole move to further work on understanding momentum, body position and muscle engagement. It should be one of the first moves you learn as you can keep one foot on the floor the entire time.

    Taught by Tammy Morris

  • Figure Skater Combo - Tammy Morris

    Once you have learned the Figure Skater Spin, the Snake, the Laying Down Bum Walks and the S-pose up, you can put them all together in to a routine. Make sure to watch the individual tutorials first.

  • Swirl

    The Swirl, taught by Tammy Morris is a great beginner pole move. It helps to understand the concept of getting momentum without using the limbs. This is not only a nice beginner pole move but can be use as a transition to the floor in both Exotic and Lyrical.

  • Mermaid Spin

    The Mermaid Spin, taught by Tammy Morris, is a beginner spin. Use this in any style of pole dance including Exotic and Lyrical.

  • Pirate Spin

    The Pirate Spin is naturally easier for students that are more flexible though anyone can achieve it with the proper technique. The side setups are a little more difficult than the moves facing the pole so if you do have trouble with this one, go back and practice pole spins that face the pole. ...

  • Figure Skater Spin

    Tammy Morris teaches you the Figure Skater Spin. This is a beginner spin that should be started with two arms on the pole. Eventually it can become a more beginner/intermediate pole move by releasing that second arm.

  • Baby Ballerina

    Tammy Morris will teach you how to do the Ballerina. As you can see, she is pregnant in this video. Please consult your physician before participating in any new exercise if you are pregnant.

    This is a beginner pole spin and can be any stylized for exotic, lyrical or kept as a pole spin.

  • Attitude Spin

    The Attitude Spin, taught by Tammy Morris, is a beginner spin. Though it shouldn't be one of the first moves you attempt as it is an outside leg hook which means you can't keep one foot on the ground at all times.

  • Tilt-a-Whirl Variations

    Once you have learned the momentum and set up positioning you can use the momentum move (AKA The Tilt-a-Whirl) as a transition, a warm up spin or you can add a different entrance or exit to make it fancier.

  • Backspin

    The Backspin is a fun and diverse move! You can use this to continue practicing your momentum or use a different entrance or exit to change the look.