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An exciting variety of fitness classes are available
Lose weight
Regular fitness training for healthy weight loss
The Fun Way To Get Fit
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Strengthen & Tone
Strengthening for the whole body
Reach your fitness Goals
Improve your flexibility and strength
Aerial Exercise
Aerial Silks/Hoop Classes

OVER 23 CLASSES PER WEEK

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Classes

Pole Fitness
  • Mon - Sat
  • with all Trainers

Sensual Pole Fitness
  • Thursday
  • with Nadine

Stretching & Mobility
  • Mon - Sat
  • with Tracey

Aerial Silks
  • Thurs - Fri
  • with Tracey

Barre Concept
  • Mon - Sat
  • with Tracey

Pilates
  • Thursday
  • with Karin

Our Trainers

Tracey Simmonds

Owner/Instructor

Tracey Simmonds

Tracey Simmonds is the owner of The Pole Studio SA. Winner of Pole Championship Series Africa 2016, IPC 2012 First Runner Up in Pole Fitness, Pole Art 2012 Finalist. She created and launched the first accredited pole dance instructor training programme in South Africa, and also delivers the same programme for the original 'The Pole Studio' in the UK with Sarah Brown.

Nadine

Instructor

Nadine

I started pole dancing at The Pole Studio South Africa in 2011. I was encouraged by my sister to “just come and try one class”. One class was enough to get me hooked! Since then I have been trained by Tracey Simmonds and fellow instructors, Karin Nicklin and Carmi Kruger. This ongoing privilege has inspired me and I became an accredited Pole instructor at the Pole Studio SA in 2013.

Juliet

Instructor

Juliet

Juliet has been dancing since the age of 8 and is trained in the following disciplines: Tap, modern, classical and demi character ballet under the instruction of the Marilyn and Monique Gush Dancing studio. Juliet has been enjoying pole fitness since 2011 and has achieved great satisfaction from it. She has improved both her fitness and strength levels by taking part in this sport. Juliet is both a motivating and disciplined Pole Fitness instructor.

Ingrid

Instructor

Ingrid

I am an accredited Pole Fitness Instructor at the Pole Studio South Africa. I have been training at the Pole Studio South Africa since 2010. In both 2012 and 2013 I competed in the Pole Fitness Association of South Africa Competition where I achieved bronze medals (3rd place) in the Silver Division. I have completed my two-year Diploma in Exercise Science at The Health and Fitness Professionals Academy which is an internationally accredited institution.

Amanda

Instructor

Amanda

Amanda is an accredited and certified beginner level pole fitness instructor with The Pole Studio. She has been training on the pole since 2013. Her passion and enthusiasm for pole fitness inspires our students to be fitter, healthier, more confident and most importantly to have fun in class.

Magda

Instructor

Magda

I started dancing from from the age of 6 and have since never skipped a day of dancing since. I have done many forms of dancing including tap, Spanish, ballet and modern under Melody Ralph Alert and the Montana Spanish dance theatre.
I studied Sport and Exercise technology and obtained my Masters Degree under Prof BS Shaw at the Tshwane University of technology. My love for pole fitness lead me to do my Pole Teachers Level 1 and 2, Level 3 and Advanced Level under Tracey Simmonds at The Pole Studio South Africa.

Alison

Instructor

Alison

My first pole dancing class was at the Pole Studio South Africa in 2014 and I haven’t stopped since. Subsequently, under the guidance and instruction of Tracey Simmonds, I have become an accredited instructor at the Pole Studio and have competed in the National Pole Sports Competition 2016, placing 2nd in my category. I was also privileged to be able to participate in Pole Unity 2015 taking part in an exciting group routine choreographed by Nadine Vermaak and Ingrid Lubbe.

Karin

Instructor

Karin

Karin is a former National Pole Sports Champion in the professional solo and duet divisions. Karin has been teaching beginner to advanced level pole fitness since 2011, she recently took a year off for the birth of her beautiful son. Karin is now our resident Barre and Pilates teacher.

Latest Gym News

Intermediate & Advanced Group Pole Fitness Classes

April 15, 2016 by polestu (0) Comments

Intermediate and Advanced Pole Fitness classes will be available to The Pole Studio’s students who have successfully completed Beginner Levels. Intermediate and Advanced classes…

Level 2 Beginner Group Pole Fitness Classes

April 15, 2016 by polestu (0) Comments

Level 2 teaches you more demanding spins, transitions, dance moves and floor work. You will also be introduced to climbs and work up the…

Level 1 Beginner Group Fitness Class

April 15, 2016 by polestu (0) Comments

Level 1 will introduce you to the basics of Pole Fitness including dance moves, transitions, floor work and basic spins. You will also be…

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Testimonials

  • Thank you for a such great course full of knowledge and many ways to make us understand and get to the point! Tracey Simmonds you're a wonderful teacher and also a really nice person! It was incredible! You made my day! And also I wanna thank Salima Peippo and Christian Fernandez for this amazing Studio with amazing people that make myself feel at home! -  Tarragona, Spain Handspring Course & Tracey Simmonds Workshop 22nd July 2017, hosted by ArtMove Studio.
    Bruna Nepomuceno

    Bruna Nepomuceno

    (Bruna Nepomuceno, Ballerina at Cia Aérea de Dança)

  • Thank you so much!!! It was great formation and I feel motivated to reach outside my comfort zones! Another day of visits and more pole in Catalonia... watching my beautiful friends Salima Peippo and Christian Fernandez... AND RECEIVING 6 hours and a half of a lot of information with Tracey Simmonds... teacher training and your workshop ... fantastic as always! It was an inspirational day for me and your handspring course is very helpful for instructors to teach the progress to handspring in the safest way and to all kind of bodies! I totally recommend!!! -  Tarragona, Spain Handspring Course & Tracey Simmonds Workshop 22nd July 2017, hosted by ArtMove Studio.
    Vane Lunatica Avila

    Vane Lunatica Avila

    (Vane Lunatica Avila, Professional Athlete/Artist)

What We Offer

Pole Fitness

ongoing classes

  • Beginner Level
  • Intermediate Level
  • Advanced Level

From R 40/ class

Sensual Pole Fitness

ongoing classes

  • Fun & Upbeat
  • All Levels
  • Bring Out Your Sensual Side!

From R 40/ class

Aerial Silks/Hoop

course format

  • Aerial Conditioning
  • Beginner Level
  • Intermediate Level

From R 150/ class

Stretching & Mobility

ongoing classes

  • Improve Flexibility
  • Prevent Injury
  • For All Levels

From R 40/ class

Barre Fitness

ongoing classes

  • Strength & Flexibility
  • Sculpt & Tone
  • For All Levels

From R 40/ class

Instructor Training

weekend courses

  • Intro to Instruction
  • Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced Instruction
  • Handspring Course

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