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Open Practice Sessions

Open Practice Sessions

Suitable for students, performers and instructors training in Aerial Silks, Aerial Hoop and Pole Dance.041

Would you love to practice for longer after class?

Do you find you struggle to remember moves when training on your own?

Need more training on the pole to help progression but can’t commit to more classes per week?

No place for equipment at home but need more practice?

Need a flexible way to drop in when you have more time to train?

Training for a performance, competition and need somewhere to practice?

Open Practice session are a great solution to all these common issues.

Open Practice sessions are designed for students who are currently training in Pole Dance, Aerial Hoop or Aerial silks at Bush Dance classes. They cater for students who are wanting extra practice time to improve and perfect moves, transitions and routines taught in class.

Open Pole Practice sessions include:

Warm up & cool down.

Instructor/trainee instructor present to help with spotting, setting up the equipment and basic advice. Instructors give their time voluntarily at open practice sessions, they are present to help with safety aspects and general advice which in turn helps them improve their teaching skills. You are responsible for your own safety in sessions.

Price: £5 per hour (non members) £4 per hour (members)

Payment to be made in cash only on the day of the session.

To book: email with the date, time and piece of equipment to be booked.

To view a list of open practice times, check our timetable 

Cancellation notice: You must let us know if you have booked and wish to cancel. You can call and leave a message at 0161 9715314 or email 

If you don’t show up or cancel with less than 24 hours notice you will be asked to pay £4/5 cancellation fee.

Al students are asked to abide by our safety guidelines for open practice sessions:

These are to ensure a safe environment for you and your fellow students. Respect your environment.

Be respectful to teachers, employees, your fellow students and the studio and equipment. No shoes on the studio floor or mats. Replace any equipment borrowed.

Do not attempt to teach if you are not a Blush Instructor. Do not attempt to share, teach or show moves unless you are a qualified Blush Instructor. If you would like to learn a new move, please ask your teacher, not a friend in a class or a practice session.

Practice sessions are for practice time only, do not attempt moves seen on facebook or Youtube.

Mats must be used when training.

Please ensure you are present and punctual and take part in warm up and cool down

Please do not attempt to adjust the poles or aerial equipment unless you are trained. Ask an instructor.