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Student Spotlight March – Andrea

Andrea was nominated for Student Spotlight by her best friend who said “Andrea is always enthusiastic and constantly helps me with any moves that I struggle with. Her journey in pole encouraged and inspired me then her sister and our other friend. It is because of Andrea that all four of us come week in week…
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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT DECEMBER – KES

Kes is one of our most regular members at Team Tempest, she joins in with everything. We have loved watching her grow in strength and confidence and she’s a great asset to our team. Why did you decide to start pole/aerial? I only like exciting activities with an element of risk. I was playing the…
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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT OCTOBER – KATY

Katy has been attending lots of different classes at Tempest for over 7 months, she has a positive attitude and always helps out at the start and end of classes. Why did you decide to start pole/aerial? I wanted to do something that combined exercise with fun and that was a bit different. I saw…
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What is Aerial Yoga?

What is Aerial Yoga? Aerial Yoga is a form of exercise using a fabric hammock or swing suspended from fixed points in the ceiling. Designed to give an holistic form of fitness, it increases flexibility, strength, endurance and motor skills. Aerial yoga combines benefits for the mind and body with muscular and cardio fitness alongside…
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Student Spotlight September – KEITH

Why did you decide to start pole/aerial? I started pole dancing because my ex used to do it and she’d always be doing urban pole at the park. I thought it was fun and looked awesome to be able to do things like that, along with it being good for fitness. Did you do any…
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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – JULIE

Julie has been at student at Tempest for 6 months and has fully immersed herself into #TeamTempest life. Why did you decide to start pole/aerial? I’d contemplated doing pole for ages before I took the plunge. I’d heard it was a great way of keeping fit and developing core strength. I did a google search…
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Student Spotlight – EM

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – EM Meet Em. Em supports Team Tempest in every possible way – she attends and shares as many events as she can. She supports other members too and even her kids are #TeamTempest. We’re very proud to present her as July’s Student Spotlight. Why did you decide to start pole/aerial? It will have…
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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – CHERYL

Meet Cheryl, one of our longest dancing members at #TeamTempest. Cheryl fills the room with her glitter, smiles and positivity every week and she epitomises the #TeamTempest spirit. We’re very proud to present her as our very first Student Spotlight. Why did you decide to start pole? I wanted to do something that was dance based but…
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Tempest in the news

Durham dance studio supports young people in need Raising money for: If U Care Share Foundation Studio owner Mandy Williams said: “Tempest Dance Studio in Durham is a supportive family and know the importance of being there for one another and how, in a difficult and challenging world, we all need help and support sometimes.…
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Five Photoshoot Hints and Tips by Keith Fusco

We’re going to discuss a few things that people may need to know when booking a pole or aerial photo shoot. There are some do’s and don’ts for when you’re preparing for your shoot, to get the most out of it.