Pole Beginner 1

This class is taught by:

Shani H

Shani took her first pole dance class four years ago at Brass Vixens and has never looked back! Now teaching pole dance classes and Twerk classes, Shani offers her unique mix of hip hop, dancehall and afro style dance to pole dance. She encourages us to embrace our curves and femininity while we tone and build the booty of our dreams in Twerk class!

Di Ana

Diana’s love for pole began several years ago, after she tried her first pole teaser class. Since then, pole dancing has become one of her passions and it has been impossible for her to stay off the poles! Pole fitness has also inspired her to take workshops from pole stars and to continue to expand her aerial skills in new apparatus, such as silks.
Through pole dancing, Diana has gained tremendous strength, flexibility, confidence and an extremely supportive pole family.
In addition to pole, Diana also enjoys hot yoga and swimming.
Diana has been a pole instructor for over 3 years. She loves supporting and encouraging students to develop strength, confidence and beauty in reaching their fitness goals and dreams.

Donnelle S

      Donnelle discovered an interest for pole dancing 3 years ago when walking on Queen Street West with a friend.

      She fell in love with pole dancing through multiple fitness classes, supportive teachers and regaining her inner sexy vixen through dance.

     After many years of teaching younger children at daycare, summer camps and tutoring centers, Donnelle thought it would be a new and exciting challenge to teach and empower men and women to achieve their goals throughout their fitness journey. Early childhood educator by day, pole instructor by night, Donnelle is a certified pole beginner 1 instructor at Brass Vixens and is currently working on getting other certifications such as aerial training, and pole inversions training.
    She is very excited to teach new vixens everywhere! 

Yana S

Yana fell in love with pole as an art of fitness back in 2007 upon taking her very first class. She was amazed at the strength she was able to develop and how much it helped empower and build her confidence.
She has been sharing her love of pole dancing with her students since 2008. You can find her teaching pole and fitness classes as well as managing our Vaughan location.

Holly W

Pole dancing since May 2007, Holly started learning this new style of dance to get into shape and try something new. From the beginning she was hooked – she fell in love and started perfecting her skill and instructing five years later. With a background in massage therapy, Holly appreciates and understands the fitness aspect of pole dancing and strives to excel and take her moves to a new level.

Pastel Supernova

Pastel is an uninhibited artist who uses her femininity as the prime stimulus for everything she creates. Professionally trained in classical dance Pastel choreographed and performed for contemporary dance companies before touring as an international dancer for some of the world's top pop artists. Supernova is a published model, film and television actor and teaches several classes based on developing women's confidence and grace. Her choreographic style is a mix of Graham technique, Latin dances and her own inimitable flavour. In 2012 she founded Love Letters Cabaret, an ensemble of Canada's top dancers and singers quoted to be "Toronto's most exciting, edgy and sexually charged dance theatre company." Pastel has performed at the Burlesque Hall of Fame, Flare Magazine dubbed her one of Canada's most influential women, she was titled "Best Stage Presence" at Italy's Como Burlesque Festival and is 2015's Alternative People's Choice Awards' Top Burlesque Performer. Watch out for her in Becoming Burlesque the new feature film about a girl whose life is changed by a Toronto burlesque company where she plays the leader & choreographer, both on and off camera.

Ms. Vee

Vee has a background in dance, including ballet, jazz, contemporary and hip hop, has been pole dancing since 2014. Her love of dance has now transformed to combine it with the unique strength and gymnastic-like essence this discipline has, in order to create her very own perception of this beautiful art form. She loves to teach and share her tips and tricks with her students. Her goal is to compete, become a better dancer, and a better instructor every day

Lady Kori

Born and raised in Montreal, Quebec, Kori received a multidisciplinary education in the arts including formal training in theatre, Classical and Jazz Ballet, West African, Modern and Contemporary dance.
Seeking a new mentally and physically inspiring challenge, Kori became a student at Brass Vixens and immediately fell in love with pole dancing!  Wanting to share that love and encourage others to discover the joys of the pole, she joined the Brass Vixens family as an administrator and instructor and is now manager of the Yonge Street studio.
Kori believes her years of training and professional performance experience in theatre and dance can inspire students to connect with their inner vixens and give expression to an authentic sensuality in a playful, inclusive and celebratory environment.
Kori is a certified instructor with Brass Vixens and has completed both Pole Fitness Level 1 & 2 certifications from ElevatED training in New York City.
For new students!
Learn the foundations of pole dancing including basic spins, strength holds and floor work to help develop upper body, core strength and flexibility.
This particular pole beginner 1 class is not for beginner 2 or more advanced students!!!
LateToClass/Cancellation Policies in effect

Upcoming classes:

  • Fri Jul 21 12:00 pm - 12:55 pm with Shani H
    at Queen Street West
  • Fri Jul 21 3:00 pm - 3:55 pm with Connor P
    at Yonge Street
  • Fri Jul 21 8:00 pm - 8:55 pm with Di Ana
    at Vaughan
  • Sat Jul 22 1:00 pm - 1:55 pm with Donnelle S
    at Bloor Street West
  • Sun Jul 23 12:00 pm - 12:55 pm with Vanessa Robin
    at Mississauga
  • Sun Jul 23 12:00 pm - 12:55 pm with Yana S
    at Vaughan
  • Sun Jul 23 1:00 pm - 1:55 pm with Holly W
    at Queen Street West
  • Sun Jul 23 1:30 pm - 2:25 pm with Shauna F
    at Yonge Street
  • Sun Jul 23 6:30 pm - 7:25 pm with Lady Irishka
    at Yonge Street
  • Mon Jul 24 1:00 pm - 1:55 pm with Pastel Supernova
    at Queen Street West
  • Mon Jul 24 6:30 pm - 7:25 pm with Ms. Vee
    at Queen Street West
  • Mon Jul 24 8:00 pm - 8:55 pm with Yana S
    at Vaughan
  • Mon Jul 24 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm with Lady Irishka
    at Yonge Street
  • Tue Jul 25 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Lady Kori
    at Yonge Street
  • Tue Jul 25 6:00 pm - 6:55 pm with Hailey M
    at Vaughan
  • Tue Jul 25 7:00 pm - 7:55 pm with Vanessa Robin
    at Mississauga
  • Tue Jul 25 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm with Shani H
    at Bloor Street West