6-week video course with Cirque du Soleil artist Tara Meyer. Instant lifetime access. Starting June 11, the first 300 students save 30%.

Course Introduction

Tara’s performance in Cirque du Soleil’s REBEL (2019)

Tara Meyer is a Cirque du Soleil pole artist, and the only pole athlete to win both the Olympia and the Arnold Classic. She’s also a devoted educator, having owned a pole studio for the past decade.

Classically trained at Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo, Tara teaches pole with uncommon thoroughness and attention to detail. Many students have won major competitions due to her meticulous instructional methods.

Essentials №1 is the first installment in the “Essentials” series, which together with the “Principles” courses constitutes our PPU core curriculum — a comprehensive 2-year preparation for our forthcoming advanced courses.

Essentials №1 was released at the end of 2020, and details for №2 – №4 will be announced next month (July). In anticipation of those sequels, starting June 11 the Essentials №1 course will be discounted 30% for the next 300 students.

What is it ?

Just like an online college course. where the videos are pre-recorded and everything is already set up for you. So you can start whenever you’re ready, and work through the lessons at your own pace. And it’s lifetime access, so you can re-do the lessons as many times as you like.

Who is it for ?

The Essentials course is designed for two types of students:
  1. Those with less than a year of pole experience, including total beginners and those who have never trained within a structured curriculum
  2. Those who have been poling for more than a year, and now want to refine their technique and ensure there are no “gaps” in their core skills and knowledge

Student Reviews


What will I learn ?

  • Essential pole skills with emphasis on correct form
  • 36+ pole elements and 12+ combinations
  • Techniques for core climbs, spins, and transitions
  • Proper dance and pole terminology
  • Principles of strength and flexibility training

Some examples :

  • Pirouettes and pliés
  • Martini and pull up sits
  • Single climb squats and body waves
  • Carousel and fan kicks
  • Passé, pin-up, and split dismounts
  • Forearm climbs and stands

Tara's Performances

Tara wins at the Olympia (2018)

Tara wins at the Arnold Sports Festival (2016)

Tara guest performs at the NAPDC (2017(

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