Welcome to Bottoms Up!
Australia’s Most Fierce School of Burlesque and Pole Dancing!
Established in 2008 Bottoms Up! provides Melbourne with the most comprehensive courses, classes and workshops in Burlesque and Pole Dancing. We have two Victorian locations, Bottoms Up! HQ is our Brunswick studio and we have a brand new studio now open in Gisborne!
The burlesque classes, designed by Melbourne based performer and actor Miss Willow J Conway, covers Burlesque, Fan Dancing, Classic Burlesque Tease, Neo Burlesque, Chair Dancing and Solo Performance Development.
Co-founder, Jacquie Thomas (aka Sparkarella), has meticulously created the Pole Dancing classes to suit all levels of fitness and ability, ranging from beginners through to professional performance level.
You can also join us for classes, courses and workshops in Stretch and Flex, The Charleston, Hula Hoop Tease, Booty Dance, 80′s Cardio, Adult Ballet and Fly Gym.
You can also see our students and teachers perform at Burlesque and Pole events across Melbourne. For details on all upcoming performances please visit our events page.
Bottoms Up! is a vibrant and creative studio where every lady’s femme fatale can celebrate and come out to play!
Want to hear what other students have said about Bottoms Up? Check out our customer reviews!
We look forward to seeing YOU at Bottoms Up! xx
BURLEXERCISE is Bottoms Up’s newest dance craze! Join this class for an hour of high energy fitness and fun. Bump n Grind, shimmy and shake your way through a dynamic class incorporating cardio fitness with Burlesque moves and disco grooves designed to condition and tone your body while burning those calories away. A great way to improve your fitness level, get your heart rate pumping and have a good old workout filled with FUN!
AVAILABLE AT BRUNSWICK AND GISBORNE!
Burlesque and Pole Dance has arrived in Gisborne!
The brand new Bottoms Up! Gisborne is now open! See the full TERM 1 Timtable for the Gisborne Studio here.
If you would like to keep up to date with all things Bottoms Up! Gisborne join us on our own facebook page!
TERM 1 TIMETABLES now open for enrolment
2ND FEBRUARY > 30TH MARCH 2015
UPCOMING WORKSHOPS AND CLASSES
BUTOH DANCE INTENSIVE WORKSHOP WITH YUMI UMIUMARE
Saturday Jan the 31st 11am – 1.30pm
Through the 2.5hr workshop, Yumi will introduce the basic philosophy and physical exercises in Butoh. Participants will explore: CHARACTERISATION, PROVOCATION, TRANSFORMATION, EMBRACE THE UNKNOWN
For the absolute burlesque virgin! Bump and grind, peel and pose your way through this 8-week course. Learn the history and the foundations of Burlesque through playful poses, shimmies and shakes, hip and chest isolations, undulations, glove peeling and Burlesque struts. While learning technique and moves you will be guided through a choreographed group routine giving you the tools needed to develop body awareness and confidence, along with a cheeky and seductive burlesque attitude! More on Burlesque
BEGINNER POLE DANCE
Designed for ALL women: all ages (adult), all genres, all shapes & sizes and all walks of life.
Beginner Pole Dance introduces you to your new love affair with the pole! Combining basic pole moves, sassy spins, poses & burlesque dance moves. By the end of 8-weeks you’ll be spinning, climbing and be Bottoms Up! on the pole. More on Pole Dance
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