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How to use this course
This course was created for everyone, even if you don't have a background in fitness! Don't forget to watch video links I share! My tutorials are very in-depth and contain entries, exits, variations and step by step instructions.
How the Veena Method was Born
This is the story of how and why I developed this method of teaching.
The history of pole dance
The skills for Mallakhamb are fascinating https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0PO17embL6M Here's link for an older Chinese pole video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ot7zDsa1icw Sadly there isn't any video or photo records of circus tent dancing.
Classification of Elite Pro & Amateur
Most students fall under the Amateur group. They need to be reminded that Elite pole tricks are not the same as what they might be learning. We don't expect adults who take figure skating or gymnastics classes to work on the same skill as those who
Signature and Elite Tricks
Use these questions help you figure out if a trick is appropriate for you class or student. 1. Does the move require a release and catch of the pole? 2. Does the move require contortion level flexibility? 3. Does the move require limbs
Pole Dance Basics
Here is the link for more about Flexiblity training https://www.studioveena.com/lessons/view/62a11f8a-42ec-4991-8dd4-0d06ac110005 POLE COMBOS SECTION https://www.studioveena.com/lessons/view_category/quick-lessons POLE ROUTINES SECTION
Fundamental Grips Holds and Spin hand placements
You can find video examples for the pole grips listed here https://www.studioveena.com/lessons/view_category/beginner-pole-lessons
Fundamental Tricks and Common Mistakes
If you wanted to simply the list of fundamental tricks so they're only beginner level, here's what would be included: POLE WALK, SHOULDER SLIDES, POLE SIT, POLE CLIMB, THIGHT REST, SIDE SIT. If you need ideas for how to safely teach CKR and Marley,
Strength and Conditioning
Link for Strength and Conditioning https://www.studioveena.com/lessons/view_category/conditioning-exercises Here are the links for the POKE A MUSCLE GAME https://www.anatomyarcade.com/games/PAM/PAM.html Here's a nice app to use
Beginner Level Class Structure
Half spin - STEP AROUND https://www.studioveena.com/lessons/view/5e7e4217-a544-4440-978a-55f6ac110005 Forward two hand spin - FIREMAN https://www.studioveena.com/lessons/view/5e93cd7f-18b8-43aa-bc64-4d68ac110005 Reverse lateral two hand spin - BACK
Beginner Level Teaching Evaluating & Exeptions
This video will have helpful tips for teaching beginners of all ranges. Here's an example of how I teach spins https://www.studioveena.com/lessons/view/5e93cd7f-18b8-43aa-bc64-4d68ac110005
Intermediate Level Teaching
In this video you'll learn how to work with intermediate students! INVERT INFORMATION! The ultimate guide to invert series contains 9 FREE videos along with my 3 in-depth tutorials for the Invert, Chopper and Aerial Inverts. These tutorials cover
Advanced Level Teaching
This video will provide tips and suggestions for teaching students at an advanced level! POLE COMBOS https://www.studioveena.com/lessons/view_category/quick-lessons FLEXIBILITY HACKS
Off pole training
This video will cover when and why you might want to take time away from pole dance. It will also provide ideas on how and what to train while taking time off the pole.
Pregnancy and Pole
This video is a guideline that I used, not advice on how every pregnant pole dancer should practice while expecting. We're all very different, listen to YOUR body and know that your pole will always be waiting after you have your little one! Here's