Pole Art 2013 HelsinkiThe official Pole Art 2013-workshops will be held on Sun 15th of Sept in Helsinki, at Vertical Club studio! Finally the opportunity to practice with amazing Pole Art finalists, Natasha Wang and Phoenix Kazree!

Registration starts on Tuesday 13th of Aug at 12:00 p.m. Eastern European Time (UTC+2). Registration is binding.

Binding registrations must be sent by email to varaus@verticalclub.fi. Tell us your name, phone number and the workshop(s) you are enrolling to. The emails sent before the registration has started will not be taken to account. The queue list will be formed if required. Registration by phone is not possible. Inquiries by email or phone, +358 44 3500 535

You can register to as many workshops as you wish! Course language is English.

The detailed payment information will be sent by email. All the workshops must be paid beforehand. No refunds due to illness or injury of the participant.


PhoenixPhoenix Kazree is native of Los Angeles, CA.  She is a former gymnast and is trained in classical, contemporary and ethnic dance styles. Her dance training includes the Alvin Ailey American Dance School, Joffrey Ballet, The Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, and 2 years on scholarship with Bella Lewitzky. Phoenix has been been dancing professionally and teaching dance since graduating high school. She currently travels the US and Canada with the touring company of a hit Broadway show.

Phoenix is the 2011 California Pole Dance Champion, the 2011 Pole Dancing Universe Amateur Champion, and the 2nd place winner of the 2011 and 2012 American Pole Fitness Championships. She was a finalist in the 2011 Pole Art competition in Helsinki, Finland and she placed 4th in Pole Art 2012 in Stockholm, Sweden. She made it as one of the top 25 semi finalists for the 2012 International Pole Championship.  Phoenix was awarded for “Best Show” at Aerial Pole International Competition 2012 in Bern, Switzerland. She also earned the award for “Pole Athlete of the Year” at the APFC 2011 and La Pole Battle Montreal 2011. Phoenix is sponsored by Platinum Stages Australia.

Phoenix is a finalist in Pole Art 2013 competition in Helsinki, Finland


Natasha-WangNatasha Wang is a pole performer and instructor who holds the titles of US Pole Dance Champion 2011, Pole Art 2012 Runner-Up, USPDF West Coast Champion 2010, California Pole Dance Champion 2010, and East Meets West Miss Pole- AM 2010. She has been a guest performer on The View on ABC, Good Day L.A. on FOX, and “Day Day Up” on Hunan TV, China’s #1 TV show with over 300 million viewers. Natasha has also performed with the Doug Aitken art-theater project “Black Mirror” starring actress Chloe Sevigny that premiered in Athens, Greece in June 2011.

A late fitness bloomer, Natasha began taking pole dance classes at the age of 29 with no previous dance or gymnastics experience, a journey which eventually took her from S Factor to The Pole Garage, Be Spun and Kinetic Theory Circus Arts, where she studied contortion. Natasha currently instructs and trains at Los Angeles’ The Choreography House, Be Spun and OC Pole Fitness, and is a principal dancer with Kelly Yvonne’s Girl Next Door show. She is sponsored by X-Pole, Kelly Maglia Couture and The Choreography House.

Natasha is a finalist in Pole Art 2013 competition in Helsinki, Finland.


Workshop Menu on Sun 15th of Sept:


12-13:00 Tricks Clinic, Int.-Adv., Price: 49EUR/person. Max 11 persons. (PHOENIX KAZREE) FULL->QUEUE LIST

Channel the pole acrobat in you. All tricks, no dancing. Break down, drill and improve tricks that you are struggling with. Learn the elements to execute the tricks on your “wanna learn” list.

13:15-14:15 Kazree Flow, All levels. Price: 57EUR/person. Max 11 persons. (PHOENIX KAZREE) FULL->QUEUE LIST

Focus on pole “dancing”. Learn Phoenix’s style of floor work and pole choreography. Open your mind and body to new types of movement on, off and around the pole.

14:15-15:45 Signature Pole Tricks, Int.-Adv. Price: 60EUR/person. Max 11 persons. (NATASHA WANG) FULL! ->QUEUE LIST 

This tricks class will focus on unique transitions on and off the pole, innovative aerial tricks, Chinese pole techniques, as well as movement that transforms the human body into beautifully strange shapes. This will be a barefoot class, as we’ll be executing tricks that require all parts of the human body — including the bottom of your foot!

16-17:30 Pole Jam, All levels, Price: 27 EUR/person. Max 16 persons (poles will be shared). (NATASHA WANG)

A pole jam is designed to give everyone at any level an opportunity to meet and greet with the pole artist, talk to Natasha about your goals and get some useful tips. This is a pole play session, not a formal workshop, but a great place to chat, exchange ideas and create on and off the pole. The Pole Jam allows everyone to work on their own tricks in a fun and collaborative environment while Natasha circulates the room to offer assistance and advice! This Pole Jam is open to everyone!