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Kai Mcintyre – Student Spotlight

Introducing our March 22 Student Spotlight Kai Mcintyre – Kai attends classes at the Washington studio. WHY and WHEN did you decide to start Pole or Aerial? I started pole after the new year after seeing a friend post about what class she should take up and she listed pole dancing as one of the…
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Erin Martin – Student Spotlight

Introducing our February 2022 Student Spotlight Erin Martin – Erin attends Aerial classes at the Durham studio Why and when did you decide to start Aerial? I started coming to Tempest mid-September 2021 and my first class was a pole class. Originally, I was very nervous to come. One of my best friends did pole…
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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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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.

Your Dance CV and Performance Portfolio

  There is no one correct template for a dance CV. Performers, agents and customers all have different preferences. Make it clear, professional, informative and honest. What’s the difference? A CV tends to be shorter and more formal. A Performance Portfolio tends to be fuller, include more background information and images of work you have…
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Pole Fitness: Reclaiming our sport and our bodies – by Izzy

It’s reading week and as an English student this means one thing: being subjected to the horrors of daytime TV, trawling through Freeview, desperately trying to find a form of distraction, anything more entertaining than the mountain of books abandoned on my bedside table. Almost giving up and surrendering myself to the joys of 16th-century…
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6 Reasons to Cross Train!

6 Reasons to Cross Train! 1 – Injury Prevention Over use of certain muscles can happen if you focus solely on one thing – be it a move, a style or a sport. (That’s one of the reasons your instructors get you to work on both sides!) Cross training gives the body a chance to…
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My Aerial and Dance Adventure – By Anna

An Aerial Adventure! I began my degree in Anthropology at Durham University in 2012 which I enjoyed very much, but by my third year, among the dissertation and finals preparations my thoughts and aspirations began to wander. I’ve been a musician all my life and had intended to head off to London to pursue a…
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