Our event schedule (published January 16, 2017 for the 2017 event) includes an all day exhibitor hall full of amazing products and services; pole and other aerial showcase performances; free movement-based workshops; free talks by pole, fitness and nutrition experts; and paid pole and non-pole workshops (clearly marked). Network with the pole community during lunch—included in your admission to PoleCon.
You must buy Weekend or Day pass to purchase and attend paid pole and non-pole workshops. You may participate in paid workshops workshops if you only buy a 1 Day pass, however those workshops must be on Friday or Saturday only and be all on the same day as your pass (Friday or Saturday). To take Sunday workshops and participate in the Thursday night opening party, you must have Weekend Pass. Junior Attendees (5-17 years old) may attend PoleCon with a parent/guardian who also has a valid Weekend or Day Pass, no day passes are available for Junior attendees. Parent/guardians do not need to pay for a workshop only their Junior attendee is taking but must be present in the same room at all times.
All pole workshops are held on 45mm chrome Xpole stages (not lites) 2 people to a pole, 11 student poles (1 separate instructor pole) for a maximum of 22 people. Yoga mats are provided in the non-pole room and the free workshop room. Please arrive at least 10 min before your scheduled workshop to check in with the room monitor and bring a printed copy of your ticket to the workshop with you. Please promptly exit every workshop to allow the next class to start and take photos or chat with your workshop leader pole star and friends in the hall.
Previous and current workshop leaders include:
123Poling • AccroBrandon • Alessandra Marchetti • Amanda Rose • Amber Wolf • Amy Hazel • Apollo Sa'Deek • Ashley Fox • Becca Buck • Carlos Franca • Cleo the Hurricane • Crystal Belcher • Dakota Fox • Deb Roach • Derick Pierson • elevatED • FabPole • Head Over Heels • Heidi Coker • Irmingard Mayer • Isis Diamond • Jamilla Deville • Jeni Janover • Jonathan Nosan • Josiah "BadAzz" Grant • Karol Helms • Kelly Yvonne • Kenneth Kao • Kristy Sellars • Liquid Motion • Lisette Krol • Lux ATL • Maggie Ann • Marlo Fisken • Michelle Mynx • Michelle Natoli • Michula • Mone't Ha-Sidi • Nadia Sharif • Natasha Wang • Nicole the Pole • Oliver Pavick • Pantera Blacksmith • Philip Deal • Phoenix Kazree • PoleMoves • Rafeala Montanaro • Roz the Diva • Samantha Star • Sarah Jade • Sasja Lee • Seanmichael Rau • Shaina Cruea • Suwasit • Tracee Kafer • Terri Fierce • WorkIt Fitness • Vertical Joes/Torwa Joe