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Our Northwest pole certification program is open to the public. Receiving training from Divine will allow you to begin your teaching career with confidence and will provide you with the experience and tools you need to teach classes anywhere. Upon passing your certification you will be approved as and listed as a Pole Fitness Alliance approved instructor!  To enroll in a training session please email contact us or Sign Up Now

Employment at Divine:  If you are looking for a job teaching at Divine Movement you will need to also be a student at Divine for at least a year and then be accepted into our apprenticeship program.  Acceptance into the apprenticeship program starts with an invitation to audition and involves a selection process based on the audition/interview, as well as a few other factors. The apprenticeship program takes about six months to complete.  (note: although our apprenticeship program is mostly by invitation we also appreciate our students letting us know if they are interested in a future invitation)

Phase 1: Spins and Climb – $650

2016 Northwest Pole Certification:  1/15/2016 – 1/16/2015
Phase 1 will focus on the spin. Learn the basics of teaching a beautiful spin and a perfect climb.  You will learn how to break down each spin,  as well as how to identify common student errors. This course will cover what you need know to lead your first class with confidence including basic pole terminology and safety and tips on creating a great class environment. This class includes:

  • Learn technical skills for basic spins, the climbing progression, basic pole moves and conditioning moves.
  • Curriculum binder of all moves learned in the Phase 1 curriculum. This list of moves will be in order of a safe teaching progression.
  • 5 class pass to take our drop in classes. (Pole 101 and Basic Spins classes only).
  • Live in studio training on moves, spins and climbing (App. 12 hours)
  • Video review/study (hours vary)
  • -3 classes to shadow, observe and help students in a Pole 101 class. (please schedule these classes with our office)
  • Full access to Phase 1 class videos

Pre Requisite: Please be familiar with some  beginner pole spins and be in good health for this intensive weekend.

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Phase 2: Basic Inversions – $650

2015 Northwest Pole Certification: 6/12/15 – 6/13/15
Phase 2 focuses on how to get your student upside down safely and efficiently. We will be dissecting each of the 11 most basic pole inversions that your student needs to master before learning more difficult moves. This class includes:

  • Basic Inversions training and Important warm up and conditioning moves.
  • Unlimited classes during training week and the week following. (Basic Inversions classes ONLY)
  • Live in studio training on moves, spins and climbing (App. 12 hours)
  • Video review/study (hours vary)
  • Practical teaching practice on real students in a real class. 5 classes (10 hours. Observe & assist instructor in Basic Inversions Class)

Pre Requisite:  Basic inverting skill; Inside and Outside Knee Hang.

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Phase 3: Inversion Combos and Intermediate Inversions – $650

2014 Northwest Pole Certification: 8/21/2014 – 8/22/2014

The purpose for Phase 3 is to learn the next set of inversions that safely and easily progress from the Phase 2 Inversions. By building off of the moves your student has already mastered, you increase their chances of success and also the speed at which they learn. Phase 3 inversions will build strength and coordination for more advanced moves. You will also learn how a clear and concise method for breaking down the move for your student. This class includes:

  • Intermediate Pole Inversions and Combos
  • Unlimited classes during training week
  • Live in studio training on moves, and climbing (App. 12 hours)
  • Video review/study (hours vary)
  • Practical teaching practice on real students in a real class. 5 classes (10 hours. Observe & assist instructor)
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Package Deals Available!!

If you plan on taking 2 or 3 of our teacher training phases you will receive, upon completion of Phase 1 exam, a promo code for $100 off of Phase 2! Once you complete your Phase 2 exam you will also receive a promo code for $100 off Phase 3.