Nina Reed Photo Shoots
FRI, FEB 19
6-7:30PM - HANDSPRINGS & INVERSIONS
This workshop will focus on how to mount and dismount into various inversions such as regular, twisted grip, cup grip, forearm, and one armed. Build confidence and acquire new ways to invert.
SUGGESTED PRE-REQ: PF2+ | Inverts & outside leg hang
7:30-9PM - DEEP STRETCHING FOR POLE
This workshop is great for anyone wanting increase their flexibility in pole tricks involving splits, back bends, and ankle grabs. You will learn stretches on and off the pole as well as get involved in partner stretching. Please bring yoga strap or belt.
PRE-REQ: ALL LEVELS of flexibility welcome! Exercises are great to help beginners kick-off a safe and effective stretching regiment, as well as int/adv students looking to bring their flexibility to the next level.
SUN, FEB 21
Sexy Flexy®: to make the most refined, fluid, and extended movement possible. Taught by Alethea Austin, US Pole Dance Federation Champion 2010 and Miss Sexy 2009. Creator of Live Dancing Girls, Miss Pole Dance America, and The Chrome Bar Pole Studio in Nashville, TN.
NOON-1PM - FLOOR WORK - SEXY FLEXY®
Learn to develop the body awareness and techniques necessary to create the illusion of weightless, rolling movements as seen in Alethea’s signature floor-work. This training includes a routine and instruction on moves such as leg flare, candlesticks, and fish flops.
PRE-REQ: Open to all levels
1:30-2:30PM - MESMERIZING MOVEMENT - SEXY FLEXY®
Behold the power of the body wave. Pole dancing will go down in history as one of the most fluid, captivating, and sexy forms of dance ever created. Put your heels on and get ready to rule the pole in full Sexy Flexy style. Uses pole & floor.
PRE-REQ: Open to all levels.
3-4PM - SHOWGIRL SPIN POLE
Learn the essential elements of Sexy Flexy pole dance fitness and how to present your lifted movements like a showgirl. Clean up your spinning climbs and layer effortless poses, transitions, and tricks while learning combos you will use forever.
PRE-REQ: Open to all levels.
4:30-5:30PM - SEXY FLEXY® TRICKS
Emphasis is placed on how to improve your extension in the air as well as how to maintain a weightless, refined, and fluid movement throughout your tricks. For example, how to “float” into a shoulder mount, flatten your jade, and make your scorpio stand out.
PRE-REQ: Must be able to invert
SAT, FEB 20
POSE & SPARKLE LIKE A SHOWGIRL, THE DAY OF DOP
Nina Reed, photographer and organizer of COLORADO POLE CHAMPIONSHIP and POLE THEATRE USA, will be in town for Dolls On Parade: A Pole Dance Show, holding photo shoots open to EVERYONE, at Dollhouse Pole Dance Studio at 1517 Central Ave NE, Minneapolis 55413.
• 30-minute solo shoots are $125 and include 12 edited photos
• 1-hour shoots shared between 3 people are $80 each, and include 7 edited photos per person
• Additional edited photos can be purchased for $10 each
TO BOOK YOUR SHOOT, email