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.
Pastel Supernova instructs the following:
Erotic Chair Dance
Dance provocatively on and around a chair like never before.
*Maneuver yourself around this multifaceted prop like a pro.
*Strengthen your muscles in a whole new way.
*Arm yourself with sexy improvisation tools.
*Improve your technique.
*Learn a sexy routine to show off or keep as a personal secret.
Leggings and knee pads recommended!
Sultry Swagger Burlesque
Learn the dance of seduction! In this class you will learn how to captivate your audience whether it's one person or a packed room. You will recognize your feminine strength and learn how it will help you improvise. Improve your technique by finding out how to sway, spin and dip gracefully. Indoor high heels recommended but not mandatory.
Pole Beginner 2
This class will build on Beginner 1 skills, expanding your dance and spin repertoire and improving your strength and flexibility.
You will be introduced to climbing, sitting and lifting yourself on the pole for increased upper body strength.
Preparing the body to invert is included in this level.
Prerequisite: Must have a "Pink Slip" from Beginner 1 to enter this level!
Please bring a yoga mat and water bottle!
A traditional dancer's stretch and flexibility class aimed at increased full body flexibility. This class is interactive so bring your stretch requests! ... and water bottle!
Pole Beginner 1 ONLY
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
Feel the sensuality of slow motion moves while working up a steamy sweat. Imagine a reenactment of Flash Dance sequences with the hottest slow jams. Condition your body, increase your flexibility and increase your rolodex of seductive moves.
Pole+Chair (Beg 1)
Beginner level dance class that works with pole and chair to create sexy, fun choreo!
Late arrivals cannot be accommodated.
Our QueenWest Studio, located at 721 Queen St. W, just west of Bathurst, on the South side of Queen, is open for your visit!
Level 2 Burlesque. Work your way to ruling the stage like a Queen. Focus will be on props (boas, gloves, fans.. and any article of clothing worth tossing off. Choreography at the end of each class will test your Diva Bi#ch!
You need permission from your Burlesque instructor to enter this class!
Late-to-Class/Cancellation Policies in effect!