Course Details

Empowerment Through Dance Ltdsm.
Instructor  C
ertification Program  

Group Certification Program 2 or more participants
18 hour Basic through Intermediate certification group course:  $799*
12 hour Advanced level certification group course: $599*
*Call us to schedule one on one training. The cost is an additional $400 per program

Appropriate for experienced pole dancers with a high skill level. This is a certification course proving excellence and is designed to teach participants how to instruct in pole dancing, not how to do it!


Beginner/Basic through Intermediate Instructor: PDICLogoBeg.IntermExc
Program Cost: $799
16-hour program

Prepares you to teach basic introductory moves which can be used to build a
beginner course or incorporated and interspersed into intermediate courses.

  • Basic instructor course covers
    over 110 moves

    a comprehensive business section
    and consultation with a business/financial planner specialist
    business planning consultation for the duration of your certification
    pole instructor/studio support for the duration of your certification

  • Intermediate instructor
    course covers over 60 moves
    strength building exercises for advanced classes
    introduction to inverting

  • Includes spotting techniques relevant to moves within the level

  • Includes a minimum 8 hours assistant teaching in group classes

  • Learn safe pole dancing practice and how to teach safely and effectively, while using proper body mechanics

  • Learn points of contact and proper alignment for each move

  • Learn common errors to watch for with each move

  • How to advise your students on strength training and exercise relevant to beginner and intermediate levels

  • Learn to speak multiple "pole languages" to best communicate with your students

  • Learn which exercises are best for training at each level

  • Learn to build proper warm up and cool down techniques for each level of class you teach

  • Learn various teaching models to build your classes and how to set your courses to music

  • Learn what is important to set up your business correctly including liability waivers, registration & insurance

  • Exams may be completed at a later date or immediately upon completion of course .

  • DVD of moves and study guides will be sent to you prior to attending the program for pre-study and
    practice

  • concludes with one written and three practical exams

  • Certification Award from Empowerment Through Exotic Dance, Ltd will be issued upon successful completion

  • Requires renewal every 2 years through proof of ongoing teaching experience

  • Includes monthly free training classes at Empowerment Through Exotic Dance, Ltd for duration of your certification  

Prerequisites:

  • First Aid certification & CPR (no on line courses)

  • Preferred certification as a  Group Fitness Exercise Instructor, AFAA , ACSM, ACE, ISSA,
    NCSF or NCSA

  • Two years of previous pole dance experience required.
    One year of pole instruction experience preferred.

**Results provided within 7-10 days of taking exams.

Renewal

*** 2 year renewal requires documentation of ongoing teaching experience or the option to re-take your practical exams.


Advanced Instructor:PDICLogoBeg.AdvExc
Program Cost: $599
12-16 hour program (varies among candidates needs)

  • Reviews the mechanics of over 50 moves including points of contact and preliminary moves

  • How to safely progress your students to advanced training

  • Anatomy and physiology relevant to the mechanics of advanced instruction

  • Learn which muscles play a more significant role in various moves to assist your student in determining how to
    strength train to improve their skills

  • How to build your advanced program so that your students are successful

  • Detailed stretching series for full body flexibility

  • How to advise your students on strength training and exercise relevant to advanced levels

  • Introduction to spinning pole work

  • Includes review and practice of the teaching mechanics of various advanced level moves.

  • Advanced spotting techniques specific to inversions

  • Concludes with one written and one practical exam

  • Practical exam includes teaching and demonstration of advanced level tricks as well as spotting

  • Study guide will be sent to you prior to attending the program for pre-study and practice

  • Certification Award from Empowerment Through Exotic Dance, Ltd will be issued upon successful
    completion

  • Requires renewal every 2 years through proof of ongoing teaching experience

    Prerequisites:

  • Renewal of CPR with first aid

  • Must have completed the Basic/Intermediate Level certification through ETEDance and renewal must be up
    to date.

  • Must be fluent in a large number of advanced moves among inverts, leg hangs, horizontal/upright poses,
    elbow/forearm grips, handsprings, etc. There is no set selection of advanced move which the candidate must be able to perform however you must have a large repertoire of moves within your own background beyond the basic invert, leg
    hangs, and layback.

**Results provided within 7-10 days of taking exams.

Renewal

***2 year renewal requires documentation of continuing education through approved pole dance sources or the option to re-take your practical exams at a fee of $200.


* The cost of
these discounted  programs is an additional $400 when taken as a private or for instructors living/working within 30 miles..

**payment is due at the time of registration.

  no refunds with less than 7 days notice or once instruction manuals have been issued.

residents within 30 miles will not qualify for discounted rates.