Emma Haslam has been poling for more than 10 years, and aerial silks, hoop and trapeze since 2011.

Emma is the founder of IPAAT, (International Pole and Aerial Tournament) and owns Emma’s Pole Dancing in Derby. She is an internet sensation with over a million views on her YouTube video and being sponsored by The Sun for her first competition in February 2014 where she placed 3rd. She was also asked to be on Britains Got Talent and got four "Yes's" from Simon Cowel, Alesha Dixon, Amanda Holden and David Walliams. Emma’s BGT pole dance routine went viral overnight and appeared on italian news along with being in USA Pole and Aerial Magazine.

She has performed and been on TV shows in Brazil, Romania and 3 different cityies in Spain and Germany. She is also the auther of The Pole Move Guide, The Hoop Move Guide and the first ever to release a Doubles Pole Guide out.

Emma has also featured in various newspapers including the Derby Telegraph and Lincolnshire News.

Romaina TV Show called La mureta Pro TV teaching and performance 18th June 2014

  • 1st place in Miss Pole Dance UK Pole Beat
  • 2nd place in the Yorkshire Pole Championships

Emma is a Four Star PDC approved instructor and has trained many instructors in the past and has five working along side her at present. She is also qualified in Exercise to Music (EMC) and a qualified First Aider.

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  • Phone Number

    07866 715 556
    9:30am to 6:30pm

  • Studio Address

    Unit 12
    Kingsway Industrial Park
    Kingsway Park Close
    DE22 3FP

    We are left of the Clip'n'Climb unit.

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Lessons and Prices

All our lessons need to be booked in advance, and the easiest way to do this is online. You can pay per class or join our Membership scheme which provides discounts and free practice sessions. Please note we require 4 hours notice to cancel, otherwise you will lose your money.

Group Classes

Our 90 minute group lessons are £15 each, or you can buy a block of 4 for £45. 

Monday 6pm Pole Class
Monday 7:45pm Pole Class
Tuesday 7:45pm Pole Class
Wednesday 7:45pm Pole Class
Thursday 6pm Pole Class
Thursday 7:45pm Pole Class

See below for our Course schedule:


Members Classes

Our Adult membership scheme is £45 per month, and this allows you to come to two 60 minute classes per week:

Wednesday 12:30pm Pole Class
Wednesday 1:45pm Aerial Hoop and Silks
Friday 6:30pm Pole Class
Friday 7:45pm Aerial Hoops and Silks
Saturday 11am Pole Class
Saturday 12:15pm Aerial Hoops and Silks

You may still join these classes without subscribing to our membership plan by paying £10 per class but Membership includes £5 off any extra group lessons that you wish to attend, this reduces the 90 minute class price down to £10, and 60 minute class to £5.

Members also get £5 off our Courses and a FREE practice session each week, currently running on Fridays 7:45pm.

Our Membership package offers the best value for money if you are looking to frequently join our classes.


Teen & Kids Membership

We run Aerial classes for 5-10 year olds, on Mondays & Thursdays at 4:30pm. This costs £30 per month or £8 per session.

We also offer Teen Aerial sessions for 11-15 year olds which run on Thursdays at 5:20pm.  The Teen Membership costs £32 per month and allows you to come to 1 of those sessions per week.

Some of our Teens also like to come to one of the Adult sessions each week too, you can upgrade by paying £16 per month extra to cover the one Teen class and one Adult class per week.



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