Workshops 2014

During the battle weekend Dancing Queen will, just like the last 4 years before host work shops at Studio Dancing Queen.

 

Below you find a schedule and a presentation of the classes and instructors.

 

Remember that alla entries are conclusive. You need to book your spot in advance!

 

Please bring cash in Swedish kronor to the studio to pay for your work shop.

To book a spot; email studio@studiodq.com

Schedule

Saturday

10.30-12.00 Bendy Kate 'Bendy's Pole Acrobatics' FULL
90 min, DQ: 400 sek, others: 450 sek, 14 spots

12.15-13.45 Alessandra Marchetti 'Technical polework'  FULL
90 min, DQ: 400 sek, others: 450 sek, 14 spots

12.15-13.45 Davide Lacagnina 'Acrobatics for the Pole' 4 spots left
90 min, DQ: 300 sek, others: 350 sek, 16 spots

14.00-15.30 Alex Shchukin 'Tricks, Combos and Transitions'  1 spots left
90 min, DQ: 400 sek, others: 450 sek, 14 spots

14.00-15.30 Bendy Kate 'Acrobalance and Handbalancing'  3 spots left
90 min, DQ: 350 sek, others: 400 sek, 16 spots

Sunday

10.30-12.00 Alex Shchukin 'Tricks, Combos and Transitions' 6 spots left
90 min, DQ: 400 sek, others: 450 sek, 14 spots

12.15-13.45 Alex Shchukin 'Flexibility'  3 spots left
90 min, DQ: 350 sek, others: 400 sek, 16 spots

14.00-15.30 Alessandra Marchetti 'World Champion Combo's' FULL
90 min, DQ: 400 sek, others: 450 sek, 14 spots

14.00-15.30 Davide Lacagnina 'World Champion Stretch & Flex'  2 spots left
90 min, DQ: 300 sek, övriga: 350 sek, 16 spots

15.30-17.00 Bendy Kate 'Spinning around the world' FULL
90 min, DQ: 400 sek, others: 450 sek, 14 spots

17.00-18.30 Bendy Kate 'Spinning around the world'  2 spots left
90 min, DQ: 400 sek, others: 450 sek, 14 spots

Workshop Descriptions

BENDY KATE
Bendy’s Pole Acrobatics
In this workshop Bendy focuses on the gymnastic elements behind pole fitness.  Pole conditioning (with a difference!)  Pole handstands. How to conquer and progress arms only moves (eg twisty grip, elbow grip....)

Flips and rolls on the pole.  Power moves including; flag inverts, lever ups, cartwheels, somersaults (all on the pole don't worry!)  All with step downs, training tips and progressions for each.

This class is ideal for pole dancers who enjoy a challenge and executing the more gymnastic pole moves. For intermediate to advanced pole dancers. You must be able to competently invert to attend this class. 90 min.

ALESSANDRA MARCHETTI
Technical polework
Depth study of the basic techniques for learning tricks for intermediate / advanced level and the signature's tricks on static pole and spins. Step by step it will be easy to learn the most difficult movements also. Learn the secrets from the current World Champion! 90 min.

DAVIDE LACAGNINA
'Acrobatics for the Pole'

Davide will teach you the acrobatic techniques to enrich your floor work, work on your handstands, how to have an acrobatic approach to the pole and also how to work on the floor work between pole and pole.

He will give you the ins and outs on how to build and incorporate acrobatic-choreographed steps in your routine. Coaching and training the current World Champion together with the whole Italian pole team has given him many ways to be creative within the acrobatic. There will be a mix of acrobatics combinations that will widen your portfolio.

This workshop can be adapted to all needs; it can be for all levels. 90 min.

ALEX SHCHUKIN
Tricks, Combos and Transitions
Alex is professional sportsman with almost twenty years of experience in professional sports and choreography. He is not only a very charismatic performer, but also –patient and attentive teacher. Alex will be happy to teach you his own unique technics for keeping strength and gaining power in various handsprings, breathtaking combos and the most highly appreciated tricks of the world of pole dance. He will also teach you, how to combine different tricks and inversions, and how to dance with a relaxed smile on your face, hanging upside down four meters above the ground. Intermediate and advanced level. 90 min.

BENDY KATE
Acrobalance and Handbalancing
Bendy relives her childhood as she teaches exciting Acro and handbalancing.

Learn unique and fun balances which can be incorporated into pole performances and transferred to doubles pole tricks.  Bendy will help you with your handstands, levers and planches and other elements which can really improve your pole and aerial.  Overcome your fears.  Learn exactly where to place your hands when upside down.  How to balance yourself in headstands, shoulderstands, levers and handstands.  Body positioning and leg variations.  How to deadlift handstands.

Ideal for anyone looking to improve their handstands, balance, floor work, control and strength. Doubles partners will benefit from this workshop too! Available to all levels! 90 min

ALESSANDRA MARCHETTI
World Champion Combo's
The suitable lesson for those who want to practise putting together many tricks, with smooth transitions, to create original combinations on both static and spin pole. Both intermediate and advanced students will be challenged.

If you have a special combo of Alessandra's bring the video and she will teach you the ins and outs.


90 min.

ALEX SHCHUKIN
Flexibility
Flexibility is the step you have to take in order to climb up the next level in pole dance. Alex is professional sportsman with almost twenty years of experience in professional sports and choreography. He is not only a very charismatic performer, but also –patient and attentive teacher. Alex will show you his unique methods, which will help you get the perfect back and unbelievable splits. He will teach you the set of exercises he developed based on professional training for sports gymnasts and ballet dancers, that you can use later on your own. You will also get a new experience in how to use the pole for stretching and how to gain maximum result of each movement. 90 min.

DAVIDE LACAGNINA
'World Champion Stretch & Flex'

In this workshop Davide will go through all techniques on how to improve your flexibility, both legs and back.
As a former professional gymnast and a current World Champion coach, Davide will teach you the study of the PNF technique.
You will exercises both in pairs and single for in-depth technique of the split, the straddle and the back.

90 min.

BENDY KATE
Spinning Around the World

Learn Bendy’s signature static and spinning pole spins from her latest performances. Tips and advice on gaining momentum on a static pole. Learn some of Bendy's biggest spins, and seemless, unique static spin combinations.

Gain trust and confidence on the Spinny pole. How to combat motion sickness! Learn how to create illusions on spinning pole, how to combine movements, the techniques behind one handed spins on a spinning pole.

This class is ideal for polers who love spins and admire the fluidity of movement in pole on both the static and spinning. All levels welcome! 90 min.