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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.

Workshops, hens, birthdays, private parties, private lessons & performers, along with rehearsal room hire are also available in Bottoms Up’s  Melbourne studio!

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! 

Contemporary dance with Bec at Bottoms Up! Brunswick

Kick off your heels with Bec in our 8 week Contemporary Dance course! Extend your dance range – and your body – with the fluid, natural movement of Contemporary Dance.

All levels welcome, beginners encouraged.  More on Contemporary

 

GISBORNE BURLESQUE AND POLE STUDIO

Bottoms Up! Gisborne is now open! See the full Timetables for the Gisborne Studio hereIf you would like to keep up to date with all things Bottoms Up! Gisborne join us on the dedicated Gisborne Studio facebook page!

Drop in for a Casual Class

It’s never too late to join us at Bottoms Up! Drop in for one of our weekly casual classes – no bookings needed, just drop in. Our casual classes are great for dancers of all levels. Whether you need some dance fitness, a really good stretch or just a bit of fun!

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Coming up next at Bottoms Up!

TERM 4 COURSES AND END OF YEAR SHOW CHOREOGRAPHY START NEXT WEEK!

Our next 8 week term begins Monday 10th August – 4th October. Selected courses will begin to prepare for our big end of year show in December. To stay up to date with all the latest Term 4 info and details check out our Facebook Event.

If you are unsure of where to begin at Bottoms Up! or what course to do next, just contact us, we are only too happy to help!
info@buburlesque.com.au

TIMETABLES

BRUNSWICK POLE DANCE STUDIO

BRUNSWICK BURLESQUE STUDIO

GISBORNE BURLESQUE AND POLE DANCE STUDIO

 

VESPER WHITE WORKSHOPS!

The Jessica Rabbit Theory – deconstructing the hyper feminine.
Saturday 15th August 1:30pm – 3:30pm

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Willow J teaching Burlesque at the Brunswick studio

BEGINNER BURLESQUE

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!

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Jacquie our head of pole dance teaching in the Brunswick studio

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.

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BURLESQUE CHAIR DANCE FOR BEGINNERS

PERFECT FOR NEW BEGINNERS!

Get cheeky and sassy with seductive moves designed especially for chair dancing. Drawing inspiration from the 1920’s Cabaret Chair dance style, combined with the Classic Burlesque Tease of the Golden Era (1930’2-50’s), this course will introduce you to techniques required for a glamorous routine.

No previous dance experience required. Perfect for the absolute beginner!

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