Whether you're a complete beginner or a seasoned professional, these pole dancing studios are sure to help you off the ground
Tired of the same old barre classes, yoga routines or gyms in Hong Kong? Why not up the ante and learn a new skill like pole dancing? These studios across the city offer a range of classes, from beginners to advanced, meaning that pole dancing in Hong Kong just got a whole lot more accessible. Now we just want to see you in action on those MTR poles (it’s always quiet between Admiralty and Central on the red line!)
Where to learn pole dancing in Hong Kong
Located in the heart of Sheung Wan, Flaunt Studio is where it’s at for kick-ass teachers and equipment. Start with a beginners class before moving onto inverts, pole choreography and exotic pole. They even offer a selection of stretch and barre classes to keep your body toned and in performance ready. At Flaunt Studio, you can also book private classes and events.
Flaunt Studio, 4/F Bonham Centre, 79-85 Bonham Strand, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, p. 3705 5445, 上環文咸街79-85號文咸中心4樓
Spinderella Pole Studio
Looking for a fun pole dancing class around Cheung Sha Wan? Spinderella Pole Studio (such a great name!) offers classes from beginners to experienced, and makes sure that you have fun while finding your perfect technique. With around eight trainers working at the studio, you’ll benefit from expert guidance and a selection of different teaching styles, making Spinderella one of the best places to learn pole dancing in Hong Kong.
Spinderella Pole Studio, Room 509-511 Trendy Centre, 682 Castle Peak Road, Cheung Sha Wan, Hong Kong, 長沙灣青山道682號潮流工貿中心509-511號室
N2 Pole Studio
Who said that pole dancing was only for the ladies? Opened by the first Hong Kong male representative in a number of international competitions, Narlton Tsang, N2 Pole Studio offers small classes where the teacher is able to help students on a more personal level. People of all ages and experience are welcome to sign up for pole dancing classes, as well as stretching and toning workshops.
N2 Pole Studio, Room B1, 1/F, Lee On Industrial Building, 70 Hung To Road, Kwun Tong, Hong Kong, p 9528 4369, 觀塘鴻圖道70號利安工業大廈1樓B1號室
Aerial Arts Academy
If you’ve ever had a yearning to take pole dancing classes, then Aerial Arts Academy is the place to go to fulfill your dream. In fact, the team at Aerial Arts Academy thinks that it only takes around six classes for you to be up on the pole, spinning, climbing and moving around. Apart from beginners classes, they also have a range of classes for all levels, meaning that wherever you are in your training, you’ll be able to find something to suit.
Aerial Arts Academy also features in our guide to fun workouts in Hong Kong
Aerial Arts Academy, 9-11 Shelter Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, p. 2375 8088, 銅鑼灣信德街9-11號
Melody Pole Studio
Founded by a two-time winner of the Pole Dancing Hong Kong Championship, Melody Pole Studio is a dance centre that puts fun first. Besides traditional pole dancing, you can take classes in lap dancing, contortion, flexibility and technique.
Melody Pole Studio, 15C-D Billion Plaza II, 10 Cheung Yue Street, Lai Chi Kok, Hong Kong, p. 2568 5818, 荔枝角長裕街10號億京廣場二期15C-D號舖
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