Why choose VSassy Academy? · VSassy Academy creates a safe environment for women (and so inclined men!) where they can feel like they are part of a friendly and open-minded community. As part of this community, there are opportunities to develop and nourish friendships and networks. · You can fit so much more learning in a 1.5hr class! You won’t want to stop while you are on a roll – time enough for a warm-up, a stretch, new tricks or routines and practice time… As well as a cheeky conversation or two ;-) · VSassy Academy boasts the only purpose built burlesque studio in Brisbane which features o Plenty of free street parking o Shower and bathroom amenities o Kitchen facilities o 5 x 3.8m poles with lots of swing space o Mirrors o Comfy couches · Classes are capped so you receive maximum attention from your instructor · A supportive environment while you develop positive body-image and self-confidence · Encouragement and advice as you explore your personal style and sensual expression · Friendly and professionally trained instructors with performance backgrounds and real-life stage experience · Provides performance opportunities as part of the course curriculum (no pressure) as well as the chance to perform at professional productions around the greater Brisbane area · FREE practise time for current students What is Burlesque? Burlesque by its recent reputation conjures up images of the 2010 feature film starring Christina Aguilera – and yes while cabaret is one part of this art form – there is just so much more on offer! Dating back to the 1800’s, Burlesque encompasses a range of styles from theatrical performance to bawdy comedy and the infamous female striptease. VSassy Academy cover’s all aspects of Burlesque with a well rounded approach to both traditional and neo styles and offers private tuition, group classes and various student performance opportunities across Brisbane. What do I wear? · For Burlesque - classes, we recommend you dress comfortably so your body can move easily. Heels are also a must for this class. · For Pole Dancing - shorts and a sleeveless top is best as you need skin for grip. Heels are also recommended for this class. · For Zumba - gym gear that allows you to move easily is recommended. Don’t forget your trainers!
How fit do I need to be? We all have to start somewhere so all of our beginner classes are suitable for any fitness level. If you have a pre-existing condition, please consult your physician and be sure to let us know so we can cater for you. Where are you located? Salisbury – 14b Chrome St, Salisbury What type of people come to the classes? Women of all shapes, sizes and ages! It doesn’t matter who you are or what you do, all are welcome at VSassy Academy. Classes offer students a safe and supportive environment where you can be free to be yourself. Do I have to take my clothes off? While VSassy Academy offers you a safe a supportive space for creative expression, removing clothes is not compulsory. You may however have performance opportunities where some people will feel comfortable removing clothing but you will never be pressured. You are in control of your body and how much or little you reveal. How long are the classes? Classes run for one and half hours. This time includes a warm up, dancing and cool down. Courses run for 6 weeks. Can I pay on the day? Unfortunately we can’t take payment on the day. All bookings and payments need to be made online or over the phone prior to the commencement of your course. Teachers are unable to take payments. What if I miss a class? If you give us 24hr notice of missing a class, you are welcome to use another session running in the same term as a makeup class. Classes can’t be transferred term to term and without notice the class is forfeited. What if I end up unable to attend the course after I book? With enough notice we can transfer the whole unused course and give you credit for when you are able to return, or you can pass it on to a friend. No refunds will be given.