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Altitude Pole Wigram, Christchurch

3/ 10 Musgrove Close, Wigram,

Learn to pole dance at Altitude Pole Wigram, Christchurch!

Welcome to Altitude Pole Wigram! Here, we've created a supportive community where you can build strength, improve your fitness, and boost your confidence in a unique and enjoyable way. Our pole dancing, aerial and fitness classes aren't just about getting fit, they're about discovering what you're truly capable of and having a blast while doing it.

Why not come along and see the difference for yourself? We're ready when you are!

About the studio

Our Wigram studio has three rooms, two featuring poles and the other with aerial rigging capabilities. There is plenty of off-street parking right outside the studio and loads of on-street parking too!

  • Poles
    Split across our two pole rooms we have seventeen 45mm stainless steel poles, two 40mm stainless steel poles and one 40mm brass pole
  • Flooring
  • Rooms
  • Waiting Room
  • Changing areas
  • Rigging
  • Shower

Car parks labelled Altitude Pole Wigram are available for use at any time, Reliance Medical and Topa Electrical parks are available for use after 5 pm on weekdays, and all day on the weekend. There is plenty of on street parking available too.

We are across the road from Musgroves and next door to Reliance Medical. 


Below is our 2024 timetable! Any classes that are level one are appropriate for an absolute beginner, along with our stretch classes. Once you've got a grasp of level one, you can also jump into our flow, floorwork, and twerk classes too. 

  • 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.

  • Pole Level 4 at Altitude Pole

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Heels



    Our Heels class is where you'll learn how to move gracefully and confidently in any pair of heels. With a focus on fluid movement and musicality, this class is perfect for anyone who wants to add some sass and style to their pole dancing.

  • 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!

  • Silks1

    Silks Level 1


    Welcome to Silks Level 1 - your introductory journey into the world of aerial silks. In this beginner-friendly class, we'll guide you through the foundational skills and poses that make up the mesmerising art form of aerial silks. You'll explore climbing, wrapping and basic drops, all while suspended in the beautiful silks.

  • Silks2

    Silks Level 2


    Ready to weave your way to the next level in your aerial silks journey? Our Level 2 class is designed to challenge you, offering a curriculum that utilises drills and progressions to extend your abilities. Expect to see your silks skills soar and your strength surge as you work towards mastering this mesmerising form of aerial dance.

  • Silks3

    Silks Level 3


    For those ready to take their silks skills to the highest tier, our Level 3 class is where it's at! This advanced session continues to challenge your aerial prowess, introducing you to new, trend-setting tricks and techniques. Please note, a check-off from Level 2 Silks is required before attendance. Prepare to push your limits and continue your ascent in this exhilarating aerial art form!

  • Hoop1

    Hoop Level 1


    Embark on an aerial adventure with us in our Level 1 Aerial Hoop class! You'll get acquainted with the hoop, learning the fundamental poses and transitions that form the foundation of this dynamic discipline. Expect to boost your upper body strength, enhance your flexibility, and experience the sheer joy of defying gravity. Come feel radiant as you strike poses on a hoop suspended in the air!

  • Hoop2

    Hoop Level 2


    With the basics under your belt from Level 1, our Level 2 Aerial Hoop class will elevate your aerial journey, introducing you to new poses and more intricate transitions. The spotlight in this class is on inverts, giving you a fresh perspective on your aerial skills. Keep building that upper body strength and flexibility while basking in the beauty of your own mid-air performance!

  • Hoop3

    Hoop Level 3


    Take your aerial hoop skills to new heights in our Level 3 class! Here, you'll delve into more unique moves and captivating transitions, making use of both the top and bottom bars of the hoop. Experience the thrill of learning drops, rotations, and breathtaking shapes, all while continuing to increase your strength, flexibility and coordination.

  • 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.

At Altitude, we operate on a membership basis because we believe in the power of commitment to drive progress. Our memberships not only give you access to our diverse range of classes, but they also embed you in our supportive community and provide a consistent path to achieving your fitness and confidence goals. To participate in our classes and embark on this exciting journey, you'll need to become a member. Don't worry - the process is simple, and the rewards are well worth it!

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    Ellen (she/her)

    Studio Manager and Pole Instructor

    As Studio Manager, Ellen is the busy bee in the background ensuring that the studio runs smoothly. You'll also see Ellen in level 1 & 2 pole, beginner heels flow, stretch, flow and freestyle, and pole play. Ellen began teaching in 2019 when the Wigram studio opened. Her favourite part of instructing is helping people achieve things they never thought they could!

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    Kirsty (she/her)

    Sales Manager, Pole and Aerials Instructor

    As Sales Manager, you'll chat with Kirsty when you start your pole & aerials journey! You'll also see Kirsty in level 2, 3 & 4 pole, level 1 & 2 hoop, intermediate heels flow, and pole play. Kirsty began teaching in 2019 when the Wigram studio opened. Her favourite part of instructing is joining students on the journey from first class, to achieving their goals!

  • Jess Resized

    Jess (she/her)

    Pole and Aerials Instructor

    You'll find Jess teaching level 1 pole, spin pole, hoop, and silks. Jess initially started pole in 2018. She then re-discovered pole and aerials in 2020, became a qualified personal trainer, before joining our instructing team in 2022. Her favourite part of instructing is helping to make pole & aerials work for any body, working with people to make things accessible!

  • Dara Resized

    Dara (she/her)

    Pole Instructor

    You'll find Dara teaching level 1 pole, level 2 spin pole, and stretch. Dara started with us in 2018, knowing she wanted to perform in showcases, and get strong. She then began teaching with us in 2021. Her favourite part about teaching is being able to help students 'unlock' skills. She also loves seeing her students' tiny wins that lead to big gains over time!

  • Oliva Resized

    Oliva (she/her)

    Pole Instructor

    You'll find Oliva in level 4 pole, 4/5 pole combos, and floorwork. She started pole in 2011, and never stopped. Pole offered her physical exploration, creative expression, and a community. Oliva started teaching in 2017, her favourite thing is spreading the joy of pole, seeing the positive impact on wellbeing and confidence, and contributing to a fun, safe space!

  • Shontelle Resized

    Shon (she/her)

    Pole Instructor

    You can find Shon teaching beginner floorwork, and beginner back bending. Shon started her pole journey with Altitude Pole Wigram in 2019, and joined our instructing team in 2022. Her favourite part of instructing is finding folks who are just as passionate about movement, flexibility, and fitness as she is!

  • Laura C Resized

    Laura (she/her)

    Pole Instructor

    You'll find Laura teaching level 1 & 2 pole. Laura started her pole journey in 2016 after making a bet with a friend, and then never left! Laura joined our instructing team in 2019. Her favourite part of instructing is seeing students work towards a goal, and the light and sense of achievement they feel when they nail something new!

Let’s get visual

  • Pole Level 1

    Pole Level 1
  • Pole Combos

    Pole Combos
  • Pole Flow

    Pole Flow
  • Floorwork


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