at Vertical Dance pole exercise school™ we are working towards achieving recognition for
pole dancing as an Fitness form and to remove the stigma attached to
its origins. Pole dancing is a graceful, acrobatic exercise that
requires not only physical skill and technical ability, but poise,
grace and elegance. KT Coates goal is to remove the
stigma attached to pole dance, bringing the art form into the
mainstream arena, providing top class group fitness teaching in a
fun and friendly environment.
Vertical Dance is at the forefront of the pole fitness industry and
a member of the Register of Exercise Professionals. Now in its fifth
successful year, Vertical Dance is constantly producing new ideas
for the pole fitness industry, such as online pole dance lessons, a
pole fitness forum, free video's and exclusive members areas, pole
dancing competitions and the worlds first official
qualification in Vertical Dance.
Our up to date website is constantly changing which helps to attract
over 20,000 hits a week from countries all over the world. Our
course and classes have been purchased from as far afield as China,
Japan and Australia.
In 2006 Vertical Dance Brought together schools from around the
globe to create the worlds first pole dance related Guinness World
Record which helped to raise over £50,000 for charity. Each school
had to perform a sequence of pre arranged chorography for 10 minutes
at the exact time of 2pm UK time. 206 people in 26 locations were
successful in gaining the Guinness World Record which has pride of
place in KT's house.
Dance runs a yearly event called Pole Unity, bring schools from all
over the world to perform to a theatre audience. We were fed up of
taking part in competitions that were either poorly run or unfairly
judged, we realised that by taking part in a competition there was
only one winner and lots of unhappy losers, so we came up with the
idea of Pole Unity.
This event gave even the most beginner pole dancer the opportunity
of performing in front of a large audience, in a non competitive
environment. The show has a strong emphasis on performance and
chorography with great costumes and inventive shows. there
years on it is going from strength to strength with applications for
If you would like to take part in the show or
come and watch this years performance please take a look at our Pole
Unity page for more information. HERE
In 2006 Vertical Dance produced the first pole fitness work out
series of instructional DVDs for the home exercise market. We have
sold thousands of DVDs all over the world, with many schools and
instructors using our methods of instruction. Check out or online
shop to purchase them.
Vertical Dance is always moving with the times, with updates on new
training, to advances in on line instruction. We hope that over the
last five years we have helped to change many people preconceived
ideas about pole dancing as a form of fitness and exercise and hope
to continue do so for many more years to come.
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