Pole dance tricks

Instructed by Ashley S, Performance Tempel is a virtual pole tricks space, with live and on-demand learning formats. Create and practice at home using the body as a canvas, developing tricks as channels for groove and soul.

Foundational Skills

Recent Classes

How to use your knee-pit as a transition contact point is what is explored in this class session. Expanding upon knee-pit functionality, explore what takes shape through sustaining, extending, releasing…
Level up expertise from somewhat familiar with Jamilla basics to a more competent skill technique and execution head to to toe and floor to ceiling. Get reacquainted and receive new…
Make Jamilla sexy, but first get weird and explore different ways it can be executed on spin or static pole mode. This class is the last of the three which…
Moving through and with Jamilla means skilling in compression, knowing how the body shifts and becoming better on both sides. Learn ways to exit and transition through movement with Jamilla,…
Session 1 of 3 with less focus on the width of the straddle. Hone in on grip, force and mounting techniques to stabilize first. More body understanding makes Jamilla less…
(Drop In) Revisiting knee-pit grip for effectiveness and performance. Become more confident the stability and transitioning component of double and single knee-pit grips.
Revisiting knee-pit grip for effectiveness and performance. Become more confident the stability and transitioning component of double and single knee-pit grips.
To condition the body to tilt back and the shoulders to remain engaged, we’ll focus on coordinating invert mechanics primarily using momentum. This, becoming a building block towards deadlifting an…
Sense of position practice with upper and lower body adjustments for inverts. This proprioceptive conditioning session is a progression class that can be repeated for more body awareness and coordination….
Continuing to modulate with invert mechanics and techniques, aerial considerations are brought to light. The advantages to using momentum to build strength AND coordination are practiced as well.
Realizations about inverting and what it means for different body types, dance styles and lived experiences. Experiment with several modulations that address function, posture and movement with the safety of…
Day 3 of the Supinic Complex resolves with splitting techniques, variations and considerations for executing on static or spin. Additionally spice up shapes with strip removal.

Performance Tempel is my artistic vision for soul and sex-appeal. The stunts are a channel. My body the canvas. The pole a tool. The resistance band loops are my assistants and spots. Create a sense of security and/or flexibility with a set of resistance bands.