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Altitude Pole Albany, Auckland

5f Apollo Drive, Rosedale,
Auckland 0632

Learn to pole dance at Altitude Pole Albany, Auckland!

Welcome to Altitude Pole Albany, where the art of pole dancing becomes a powerful source of empowerment! Join our dynamic and welcoming community to redefine fitness with an exhilarating, badass full-body workout. No matter your skill level, our expert instructors are here to support your journey, encouraging self-expression and building strength. Unleash your true potential, embrace self-confidence, and soar to new heights as you become part of the incredible experience at Altitude Pole Albany. Get ready to rock your world!

About the studio

Upon entering our Albany studio, you will find our waiting area with comfortable couches a table with puzzles to build and our merch wall where you can find everything you need, from pole grip to socks! We have a restroom and changing cubicles available and a water cooler to keep you hydrated.  Behind our waiting area is where you will find our pole rooms. When it is time for your class to start your instructor will call you in.

Your class will consist of a diverse group, with participants of various ages and genders, all sharing the same level. Some will be attending for the first time, while others have been coming for a few weeks or months. Everyone is super friendly and knows what it's like to be brand new!

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As you come into our driveway you will find 3 parking spots marked Altitude on your left and 2 right in front of the studio to park at any time. There are also a few parks that are not reserved that you can park in.

We are opposite the Mcdonalds on Apollo drive. As you head down our drive you will see Tea Total on your right, we are at the bottom next to the Electrician building.

What our members have to say

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    Altitude Pole Studio

    From instructors to students to just the general vibe of Altitude Albany, you can't help but feel like it's home away from home. Altitude Albany is a Rainbow inclusive and safe space, w...

    From instructors to students to just the general vibe of Altitude Albany, you can't help but feel like it's home away from home. Altitude Albany is a Rainbow inclusive and safe space, where the vibes and aroha feel immaculate. My pole skills and love for pole have grown exponentially since joining Altitude and could not ask for better people to surround myself with.

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    I joined Altitude Albany around 6 months ago and their classes have been the highlight of my week! Pole dancing is such a good way to work out and get stronger and also channel your inn...

    I joined Altitude Albany around 6 months ago and their classes have been the highlight of my week! Pole dancing is such a good way to work out and get stronger and also channel your inner dancer at the same time. The community is so friendly and inclusive. The choices of classes to take is sufficient for any kind of schedule. It's challenging, but in a good way.

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    "Best studio ever! I have never felt so confident and connected to myself. This studio by far has the best teachers and studio space. Whether you're wanting to keep fit, dance, have a s...

    "Best studio ever! I have never felt so confident and connected to myself. This studio by far has the best teachers and studio space. Whether you're wanting to keep fit, dance, have a sense of community, or just have fun - Altitude Pole & Fitness Albany is the place to be.


Altitude Pole Albany has your weekly schedule sorted, offering a diverse range of hour-long classes spanning from Monday to Sunday. With an impressive selection of over 60 classes per week, you'll easily discover the ideal sessions to suit your preferences, whether you're a morning person, an afternoon enthusiast, or a night owl. Take full control of your week by selecting classes that align perfectly with your timetable. Embrace the flexibility we offer and have a fantastic time at Altitude Pole Albany!

  • Pole Level 1

    Level 1 Pole


    Ready to start your pole dancing journey? Then our Level 1 Pole classes are for you! This beginner-level class is designed to teach you the fundamentals of pole dancing and build body awareness. It's the perfect way to get started on your pole dancing journey.

  • Pole Level 2

    Level 2 Pole


    Ready to take your pole dancing skills to the next level? Join our Pole Level 2 class! Building on the fundamentals you learned in Level 1, you'll start going higher up the pole and learning to invert. Get ready for a challenging and rewarding workout that will leave you feeling strong and confident. To attend this class you will need to be confident in our Level 1 curriculum.

  • Pole Level 3

    Level 3 Pole


    Our Pole Level 3 classes build on the skills you learned in Levels 1 and 2, you'll continue to work on invert skills and start to learn fundamental aerial moves. To attend this class you need to be confident in Levels 1 and 2.

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    Level 4 Pole


    Our Pole Level 4 class is designed for those who are serious about advancing their skills. With a focus on advanced fundamental pole tricks and combos, you'll be challenged in new ways and amazed at what you can achieve. To attend this class you will need to be confident in Levels 1 to 3.

  • Pole Level 5

    Level 5+ Pole


    Level 5+ is our most advanced class type, only available to those who are competent in the previous levels. With a focus on advanced pole tricks and combos that require more strength and flexibility, you'll be pushed to new heights.

  • Pole Flow

    Pole Flow


    Want to add more dance and flow to your pole schedule? Our Pole Flow class is the perfect way to do it! With a focus on movement, musicality, and fluidity, you'll learn to string together ground-based pole moves in a beautiful and graceful way. Attending Level 1 Pole is recommended.

  • Pole Combos

    Pole Combos


    Want to master the art of pole dancing choreography? Our Pole Combos class is the perfect way to do it! With a focus on creating impressive combos by stringing together pole moves, you'll learn how to flow smoothly and confidently between tricks.

  • Floorwork



    Want to add some new skills to your pole dancing repertoire? Our Floorwork class is where it's at! With a focus on ground-based moves like Fish Flops and shoulder rolls, you'll learn how to move gracefully and fluidly on the floor. This class can also incorporate ground-based pole tricks, giving you a whole new way to work your body.

  • Spin Pole

    Spin Pole


    Our Spin Pole classes focus on learning how to dance on a spinning pole and create beautiful and dynamic combos. You'll be challenged in new ways and amazed at what you can achieve. A spinning pole is a setting on our poles that can make them spin in the direction of your movements from your body weight and momentum. This is different to our regular Levels classes that are on static poles that don't move.

  • Pole Play

    Pole Play


    Looking for a class where you can work on your own pole goals with guidance from one of our instructors? Pole Play is the perfect way to get one-on-one guidance from our experienced instructors while working on your own unique pole routine or trick!

  • Training Time

    Training Time


    Training Times are designed for experienced pole dancers who are looking for more time on the pole and the opportunity to work on their own skills. These sessions are exclusively available to our add-on pack holders and Unlimited Class members, so you can maximize your pole practice and take your skills to the next level. These sessions don't have an instructor taking them, so you will need to be approved prior to attending.

  • Stretch Flex Advanced

    Stretch & Flex


    Ever wanted to be able to do the splits? Or backbends? Then our Stretch & Flex classes are the one for you! Learn safe stretching techniques to help with the flexibility needed for our aerial arts, or just in general!

  • Strength



    Want to take your strength to the next level? Our Strength class is the perfect way to build power, endurance, and resilience. With a focus on conditioning exercises designed to target all areas of the body, this class is ideal for anyone who wants to improve their pole skills or just get stronger overall.

At Altitude Pole Albany, we've got memberships that are all about you! Whether you want to hit up two classes a week or go all-in with unlimited access, we've got your back. From Monday to Sunday, our classes have got you covered, offering a variety that'll match your vibe perfectly. So come on over and let's have a blast together at Altitude Pole Albany!

Check out more info on our memberships here

  • Shaz


    Studio Manager

    I love making people happy and seeing people succeed! Pole has been my happy place for a few years now and it warms my heart so much to see how this is the same for so many others. When I am not at the studio you will most likely find me cuddling up to my fur - baby Romeo or cuddling any animal I can get hold of.

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    Erin Steyn

    Client Care Manager

    I started my pole journey in 2020, and absolutely fell in love with it. Between studying and working, pole was the perfect place to unwind and invest in my own mental and physical health. I can’t wait to encourage other people to start their pole journey.

  • Rosie


    Head Instructor

    Rosie joined Altitude after discovering how incredible pole is through Massey uni. She is a zoology student by day, but is more often found at the studio teaching, training, or watching pole videos! She adores working on strength, flexibility, and new/crazy/weird moves. Rosie loves sharing her passion for pole, leading our amazing team of instructors.

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    Hazel Latoa

    Instructor & Client Care Support

    Hazel has been doing pole for a few years and it has become a huge part of my life. One of her favourite things about instructing and helping with client care is being able to support other people's progress whether it's on or off the pole. Hazel wants you to feel supported, encouraged and uplifted in classes!

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    Amber Hassett


    Amber is our token American, bringing her loud and energetic behavior to every class she teaches and attends. She fell in love with performing through our showcases and now takes every opportunity that comes her way to do just that. She absolutely loves hyping up everyone at the studio.

  • Ave'



    Avé stumbled across Altitude in 2018, and she fell in love with pole dancing, and where her obsession for it begun. It offered such a unique incorporation of styles and helped her to discover her own. “The confidence pole has given me is crazy, I love sharing my love for pole and getting to be a part of other people discovering their love for the art too.”

  • Izelle

    Izelle Vorster


    Izelle started instructing at our sister studio in Takapuna in 2017. After taking a break from pole for a couple of years, she’s back teaching at Albany. Izelle loves seeing her students progressing in their pole journeys and celebrating with them when they nail their nemesis moves. Outside of pole she is obsessed with her cat and enjoys going out to restaurants.

  • Claire

    Claire Beaver


    Pole is more than just a ‘sport’ to me, it is literally my life and keeps me sane, I eat, sleep and breathe it!! So, I love that I get to share something I absolutely adore with students that want to start their own fabulous pole path.

  • Naomi



    Through pole I have found an empowering community, pride in my tinana and an expressive outlet. My highlight of teaching is when I can see that my student is proud of their tinana and what it can do. I strive for my classes to be a safe place for anyone and everyone to express, challenge and celebrate themselves. Kia ora ki a tātou!

  • Robyn



    Starting pole in 2021 allowed me to explore a different way of building strength and to admire the beauty behind this sport and the embracing community. The beautiful community of like-minded individuals always cheering each other on is why I recently became an instructor to give back to this community.

  • Madeleine



    Madeleine, also known as Lexi Liquid is a pole artist and $tr!pper from Tamaki Makaurau. Her favourite thing about dancing is performing for an audience, she has perform all over NZ, including for Snoop Dogg earlier this year. Madeleine was a full time caker prior to her pole career, she owns a giant ginger pup called Charlie.

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    Kaena has been dancing since the age of 4. She has trained full time at the NZ School of Dance for 2 years, majoring in classical ballet and has been offered scholarships with the Royal NZ Ballet Company and The Queensland Ballet Company in Australia. This passionate and skilled ballerina will be joining our team to take over our ballet barre class.

  • Amy C

    Amy C


    Four years ago, I bit the bullet and attended a pole intro course and loved the way it challenged me in flexibility, strength and elegance. I then found Altitude and been here since! It's a hobby that turns a bad day good and will always cheer me no matter what. I feel empowered, sexy, and strong when I'm here at the studio and want to bring it to my students.

  • Megan



    My friend booked me in for a pole lesson 9 years ago and I was hooked! I love things physical and love the strength and flexibility challenges that pole brings. I love being part of the Altitude team and excited to be part of the student's journey, whatever that is for them.

  • Ceara



    I’ve always been into sport, football, kickboxing, powerlifting. I moved to Aotearoa from Ireland in 2018. After months of ‘oh I’d love to try pole dancing’ I finally signed up. I’ve never danced before so I never thought I’d stick with it, let alone now be an instructor!! My favourite part about instructing is meeting new people and seeing student's smash goals.

  • Sarah

    Sarah Maetzig


    Finding Pole has given me that hobby in life that I absolutely love and adore. I have loved how it challenges me, both in strength and flexibility. Becoming a teacher has added an additional love which is watching our students grow and reach their goals. It is such a joy to be a part of. I'm so grateful to be part of such an incredible community.

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    Simie To


    Simie’s pole dancing journey started in 2014. She was instantly hooked to the grace and strength pole dancing gave her and never stopped since. She loves dancing with or without heels & every time she’s up the pole she feels powerful and confident. Helping students to grow in their abilities is what motivates her the most as an instructor.

  • Karry Summers

    Karry Summers


    Karry Summers is an internationally ranked pole dancer who teaches all over the world. She has been pole dancing since 2008 and is the current Miss Pole Dance NZ, 2013 Australian Pole Theatre Champion and runner up in the 2nd Pole World Cup. Based in Christchurch, Karry travels to Auckland to hold pole masterclasses for Altitude instructors.

  • Rhi


    Co-Owner, General Manager

    2018 Pole Stars 1st Runner up and 2019 Miss Pole Queen Amateur category winner. Rhi has a passion for pole which she loves getting to share with her students. The most rewarding part of working for Altitude is getting to see your students grow and progress.

  • Sarah Barr

    Sarah Barr


    Sarah is the epitome of grace and strength. Starting pole in 2009 with Altitude Pole, Sarah is a regular to the professional and competitive stage. Fitness, health, wellbeing and pole are her obsessions, and she just loves to share the knowledge she has in these fields.

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