The Earth is an alluring enigma, balanced in the void of space upon two poles over which it sensuously spins and ineffably shimmies. Harness the power of your polarity with today's Groupon: for $20, you get 1.75-hour pole-dancing workshop at Divine Movement (a $40 value).
At Divine Movement, pole protégés build confidence and muscle tone under the tutelage of owner Angi Cardwell and her divine staff. Pole dancing combines elements of ballet, yoga, and striptease (though you won't be shedding clothes in your class) to strengthen your core and keep you as limber as a newspaper soaked in expeller-pressed canola oil. As the seductress embedded deep within makes her way to the surface, you'll engage rarely used muscles, sometimes resulting in day-after pangs of soreness and a confident saunter.
Whether you're looking to spicy up your love life or toney up your curves, Divine Movement invites you to do so in a private, women-only environment that encourages respect and reverence for feminine forms. An alluring art, pole dancing will turn all of the poles in your abode into shiny opportunities to scoff in the face of physics and inspire the envy of passing pole vaulters and firemen. Check here for class times. For safety reasons, Divine Movement usually limits classes to students under 190 pounds.
More than 15 Yelpers give Divine Movement an average of five stars:
- I think this is one of the most motivating classes any woman of any age can take in the Seattle area (or anywhere really)! – Cherene R., 8/11/09
- I've been taking pole classes here for over a year and I absolutely LOVE IT. The instructors are amazing and the class itself is out of this world. – Dejia B., 9/8/09
- The instructors are fabulous: patient, insightful, extremely helpful, and a lot of fun. – A. Z., Yelp, 11/14/10
Divine Movement Pole Dancing
From Divine Movement's twin studios in Kirkland and Seattle, co-owners Angi Cardwell and Jennifer Patenaude oversee a sultry suite of pole-dance and boudoir-dance classes set to the sounds of heart-pumping rock, indie, and hip-hop. Though not specifically a workout regimen, the floor-based and pole-vaulted routines are high-energy maneuvers that help to boost confidence and create a positive self-image. Six-week series cater to beginners and intermediate seductresses, and more advanced drop-in sessions cover holds, inverted handstands, and midair tea service. The dress code calls for comfortable yoga-style wear and bare feet or legwarmers.