Shelly’s newsletter May 2009

Shelly’s Newsletter May 2009
Felix Caine Takes The World Title

I you’re a pole freak you’ve probably already heard that Felix Caine walked away with the Miss Pole Dance World 2009 title on April 25th. This year’s competition, held in Jamaica at Hedonism III, brought pole divas from all over the world including, “super hero/action figure” girl, Pantera who won the title of “Best Pole Tricks”.   Runners-up from the competition are US Pole Dance 2009 winner Jenyne Butterfly Ball (1st runner up) and Miss Pole Dance UK 2008 winner Alesia (2nd runner up).  Although Felix’s choice for music really didn’t appeal to me (though I love Guns and Roses), I felt that it was the best musical interpretation in a performance that I have ever seen from her.  If you’ve seen video clips of her from Miss pole dance Australia 2006 and 2008 you just can’t miss how much she has improved or that it was even possible to improve (she was just so amazing from the start). This video of Ms. Caine from her winning performance at Hedonism (gotta love the name) should inspire you to get your booty up that pole, if it doesn’t nothing will: Miss Pole Dance World 2009. Fun Clothes and Shoes “Cheap”   Here’s a couple of links for affordable sexy apparel with prices that can’t be beat…check em out!   Cheap Pierre Silber

Upcoming Classes
Next month the Level I Pole Dance Class (Celestial Virgins) will be happening on Sundays from 4pm-5: 30pm at the Mission Studio.  On Saturdays I will be offering an Intermediate Level Class in Glen Park from 5pm-6: 30pm.  The Cost for either Series is $140.00 and both last 4 weeks.  Let me know if you are interested in signing up with an email.  Serious inquiries only, if you have questions about the classes please visit the website first to see if your questions can be answered there, remember, I don’t have a personal secretary.  Again here’s the information for classes and here’s the link to the
website:  http://shelly’spolestudio.com
Blog: http://poledancingsanfrancisco.com/
Intermediate Level Pole Dancing DSG Studio (Glen Park) Saturdays June 6th-June 27th 5:00pm-6: 30pm   Celestial Virgins (Level I) Aceituno Arts Cooperative (Mission) Sundays June 7th-June 28th 4:00pm-5: 30pm

East Meets West Tripole Challenge

I am honored to be a finalist in the West Coast competition of East Meets West TRI-POLE CHALLENGE:

A three day pole fest in North Hollywood with performances by some of the hottest polers on the west coast AND PRANA, on Friday (8/13), a 3 category competition on Saturday (8/14), PLUS, AFTER PARTY, and on Sunday (8/15) WORKSHOPS BY SOME OF THE TOP POLE FITNESS INSTRUCTORS in the US and abroad .  For more information and tickets click on the East meets West logo, or here

Hosted by:  Samantha Jones of E-Fit Dance in Charlottesville, VA  and Michula Nunez, owner of Antix Fitness in Redlands, Ca.

North Hollywood, California
The Tri-Pole Challenge Event Weekend
August 13th – August 15th 2010

Friday, August 13th 2010
“Rock the Pole” and Bad Kitty Pole Fit Expo

Saturday, August 14th 2010
Tri-Pole Challenge:
1:00 PM : Amateur Competition (Age 18 – 34)
3:30 PM: Ms. Spinster Competition  (Age 35 & Up)
6:00 PM: Bi-Polar Competition (Pairs)
Tri-Pole Challenge After-Party Hosted by Platinum Stages:

Workshops on Sunday august 15th

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Prana’s Personal Pole 12:00-1:30pm

Prana is going to teach an array of her original and personal favorite tricks.

Level: Intermediate/Adv.      Cost: TBA

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Pole Doubles with Leigh and Nadia 1:30-3:00

This class is for all of you dare devil experienced pole dancers, Nadia Sharif, USPDF contestant and Leigh Acosta our Resident Aerialist will be teaching partnership pole tricks on a single pole. You will learn how to execute movements around each others bodies and create strong positions with beautiful lines. You will also learn a doubles performance that is both fluid and Athletic. Cost: $30 per person if you come in a pair or $40 solo Class Duration: 90 minutes

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Pole Conditioning with Michula Nunez,  3:00-4:00pm

Tired of feeling weak and wondering why you can’t execute the more difficult tricks ON the pole? Are you tired of getting winded just when after you climb? This is your opportunity to learn how to build your upper body strength needed for advanced aerial tricks on the pole and to improve your overall endurance. You will be subjected to Michula’s infamous highly intense and the most challenging pole class that you will ever encounter. You , your core and upper body will reap the rewards! This workshop will equip you with drills and exercises for your upper back, shoulders, and core!   Cost:  $40 Level:  For all levels, but must be able to climb  Bring: water, towel Suggestion: Wear athletic shoes

East Meets West Tripole Challenge

I am honored to be a finalist in the West Coast competition of East Meets West TRI-POLE CHALLENGE:

A three day pole fest in North Hollywood with performances by some of the hottest polers on the west coast AND PRANA, on Friday (8/13), a 3 category competition on Saturday (8/14), PLUS, AFTER PARTY, and on Sunday (8/15) WORKSHOPS BY SOME OF THE TOP POLE FITNESS INSTRUCTORS in the US and abroad .  For more information and tickets click on the East meets West logo, or here

Hosted by Samantha Jones of E-Fit Dance in Charlottesville, Va. and Michula Nunez owner of Antix Fitness in Redlands, Ca.

North Hollywood, California
The Tri-Pole Challenge Event Weekend
August 13th – August 15th 2010

Friday, August 13th 2010
“Rock the Pole” and Bad Kitty Pole Fit Expo

Saturday, August 14th 2010
Tri-Pole Challenge:
1:00 PM : Amateur Competition (Age 18 – 34)
3:30 PM: Ms. Spinster Competition  (Age 35 & Up)
6:00 PM: Bi-Polar Competition (Pairs)
Tri-Pole Challenge After-Party Hosted by Platinum Stages:

Workshops on Sunday august 15th

__________________________________________________________________________

Prana’s Personal Pole 12:00-1:30pm

Prana is going to teach an array of her original and personal favorite tricks.

Level: Intermediate/Adv.      Cost: TBA

___________________________________________________________________________


Pole Doubles with Leigh and Nadia 1:30-3:00

This class is for all of you dare devil experienced pole dancers, Nadia Sharif, USPDF contestant and Leigh Acosta our Resident Aerialist will be teaching partnership pole tricks on a single pole. You will learn how to execute movements around each others bodies and create strong positions with beautiful lines. You will also learn a doubles performance that is both fluid and Athletic. Cost: $30 per person if you come in a pair or $40 solo Class Duration: 90 minutes

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Pole Conditioning with Michula Nunez,  3:00-4:00pm

Tired of feeling weak and wondering why you can’t execute the more difficult tricks ON the pole? Are you tired of getting winded just when after you climb? This is your opportunity to learn how to build your upper body strength needed for advanced aerial tricks on the pole and to improve your overall endurance. You will be subjected to Michula’s infamous highly intense and the most challenging pole class that you will ever encounter. You , your core and upper body will reap the rewards! This workshop will equip you with drills and exercises for your upper back, shoulders, and core!   Cost:  $40 Level:  For all levels, but must be able to climb  Bring: water, towel Suggestion: Wear athletic shoes