Past Events

Please find below a selection of our past events and workshops. For all forthcoming specials click here.

Past Workshops

Workshop Split Drop and Roll with California Andrea 
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Split Drop and Roll with California Andrea on April 6th 2024

This workshop focuses on showcasing those crowd-pleasing split (or split-like!) tricks to level up your pole game. We’ll roll, drop, and split our way around the lower third of the pole, creating dynamic combos and having lots of splitty spready fun. A split is NOT required for this class (we can fake it till we make it!). Heels are optional.

Date and Time: Saturday, April 6th 2024, 9:30 – 11:00 am (90 minutes)
Price: CHF 65.- per participant (CHF 55.- with quarterly subscription)
Prerequisites: This workshop is designed for Intermediate level students, i.e. comfortable with shoulder rolls, split grip, and pole assisted forearm stands.
Registration: Spots are limited. Your spot will be secured upon payment in advance (twint or bank transfer).

About California Andrea: Andrea is a pole dance performer and instructor, certified Liquid Motion Heels instructor, aspiring contortionist, and the creator of the “Moms Who Pole” podcast. She currently teaches online group classes and private sessions for multiple pole and dance platforms, as well as heels technique for athletes and body building teams. She enjoys supporting women through all stages of their movement and dance journeys, and firmly believes that pole and dance changed her life for the better. When she’s not shaking her booty on the dance floor, Andrea is a proud mom of two rambunctious but sweet kids. Her motto is: “There’s enough spotlight for all of us to shine!”

Find out more about California Andrea on her website: https://californiaandrea.com/

Floor work special on January 19th at Mandy Candy's Pole Dance Studio
Floor work special on January 19th

Discover your sensual side! This workshop is suitable for anyone who likes to dance sexy in platform heels. We will focus on acrobatic and fluid dance moves on the floor and combine these on and off the pole to create a sensual choreography. Expect leg waves, hair flicks and good vibes!

Date/Time: Friday, January 19th 2024, 6:00 – 7:00pm
Price: Drop-in CHF 45.- (included in your quarterly subscription)
Level: This class is suitable for all levels. You will need knee pads or leg warmers and your heels (or socks).

Workshops with Dan Rosen on April 21st 2023
Workshops with Dan Rosen on April 21st 2023

Dan’s Favourite Combos

This workshop will cover Dan’s favourite combos which may have been seen in some of his performances. He will adapt the combo to each level of student to make it fun for all in class. Students are welcome to give moves which they like to do or would like to learn and Dan will try to help create a combo around this trick. You will not only learn Dan’s combos, but also get the techniques to learn how to make your very own combos with moves which you love!

Date and Time: Friday, April 21st 2023, 6:00 – 7:30 pm (90 minutes)
Price: CHF 60.- per participant
Level: This class is suitable for Intermediate/Advanced level pole dancers.
Prerequisites: You will ideally be working towards air inverts, shoulder mount, superman, extended butterfly and gemini/scorpio.
Registration: Please sign up here. Spots are limited. Your spot will be secured upon payment in advance (twint or bank transfer).

About Dan Rosen: Dan is a representative for some of the biggest names in the pole industry such as X-Pole, Dragonfly Brand, Wink Design and more. He is an experienced professional pole performer with a vast number of titles to his name including:

– UKPPC Runner Up Elite Champion 2015
– Pole Classic Champion Pole Expo Vegas 2014
– Mr Pole Dance UK 2013
– UKPPC Professional Champion 2012
– British Isles Professional Champion 2012
– World Pole Sports 6th Place 2013/2014
– UKAPP Final Expert Champion 2011 Bucks Pole Fitness
– Champion Advanced Level 2011
– Northern Pole Prince 2011
– Nottingham Advanced Pole Champion 2011
– Pole Factor Heat Winner 2011
– UKAPP Hertford Head Doubles Winner 2011
– UKAPP Final Doubles Runner Up 2011
– Bristol Pole Championships 2011 Runner Up
– Bristol Pole Dance Championships 2010

Find out more about Dan Rosen on his website: https://poledancewithdan.com/

Workshops with Dan Rosen on April 21st 2023
Workshops with Dan Rosen on April 21st 2023

Dance with Dan

Wanna get down and dirty with the pole? Then this workshop is for you! Come and get filthy on the pole with Dan and enjoy one of his signature heels choreo routines which he will teach us in this 90 minutes workshop. This workshop is suitable for all levels and includes some basic pole moves but is more floor work based. Put your sexy side to the test!

Date and Time: Friday, April 21st 2023, 7:45 – 9:15 pm (90 minutes)
Price: CHF 60.- per participant
Level: This class is suitable for all levels.
Things you will need for this class: Heels, bottle of water, towel and knee pads (or leg warmers).
Registration: Spots are limited. Your spot will be secured upon payment in advance (twint or bank transfer).

Strength and flexibility for Shibari on September 24th 2022
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Strength and flexibility for Shibari on September 24th 2022

Strength & Flexibility for Shibari

Flexibility training can help to prevent injuries during your rope play and to improve your mobility. In this workshop, you will learn how to increase your range of motion and the flexibility of your whole body in a safe way. By using different active and passive stretching techniques, we will will help you to achieve your goals in Shibari faster, go deeper into forms such as TK, Strappado, forms of Semenawa and thereby look more aesthetic while experiencing untroubled and greater pleasure.

We will also show you some partner exercises, which you can do with your rigger or a friend, but the workshop is not exclusively for couples. Whether you come with or without a partner, we will support each other as a group in order for you to get the the most out of your flexibility training. Build trust to each other and deepen your connection through different exercises! You will learn to activate and relax the right muscles and hold your stretches for longer. All levels and genders are welcome, models as well as riggers can benefit.

Date and Time: Saturday, September 24th 2022, 1:00 – 2:30 pm (90 minutes)
Price: CHF 40.- per participant
Level: suitable for all levels

Floor Work workshop on May 29th at Mandy Candy's Pole Dance Studio
Floor Work workshop on May 29th 2021

Floor Work workshop

In this workshop we will focus on sexy dance moves and acrobatic on the floor and combine them to a sexy choreography. Please bring your knee pads or leg warmers, heels are optional. Spots are limited.

Date and Time: Saturday May 29th 2021, 12:30 – 2:00 pm (90 minutes)
Price: CHF 35.-
Level: suitable for all levels

Partner Acro Workshopon October 20th 2019
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Partner Acro Workshop on October 20th 2019

Partner Acro workshop

Save the date!!! The next Partner Acro workshop will take place on the 20th of October.

At the beginning of the workshop we will practice arm balances to prepare the muscles. With the help of the wall, the pole and different props we will try some inversions such as headstand, forearm stand and handstand in different variations and combinations. In groups of two to for people we will learn poses from partner acrobatics, starting from the easier to the more challenging ones. We welcome all levels. No partner needed. Spots are limited.

Date and Time: October 20th 2019, 1:00 – 2:30 pm
Price: CHF 40.- per person

Exotic Flow Workshop with Tatjana van Onna on October 6th 2019
Exotic Flow Workshop with Tatjana van Onna on October 6th 2019

Exotic Flow workshop with Tatjana van Onna

In this workshop you will learn to move around the pole gracefully and create beautiful lines. Tatjana will teach you a new and challenging choreography in her unique style combining fluid elements from Exotic pole with floorwork and different pole tricks. Let’s feel feminine, sexy and confident! Please bring your heels and knee pads. We recommend a pole level beginner or higher for this workshop.

Date and Time: Sunday October 6th 2019, 12:00 – 1:30 (90 minutes)
Price: CHF 65.-

About Tatjana: Tatjana comes from a gymnastics and fitness background and is one of the best pole dancers of the Netherlands. She owns Pole Dance Factory Amsterdam and participated in a lot of competitions. Some of her mentionable achievements are:

– Winner Category Classique Pole Theatre 2016
– Winner Dutch Pole Art 2015
– 2nd place European Pole2pole championships 2014
– Winner Benelux pole championships 2014
– 2nd Place Dutch pole championships 2014

Find out more about Tatjana on her website: www.pdfamsterdam.com

Stretching Workshop with Tatjana van Onna - Get Flexy!
October 6th 2019
Mandy Candy's pole dance studio
Stretching Workshop with Tatjana van Onna – Get Flexy! October 6th 2019

Stretching workshop with Tatjana van Onna – Get Flexy!

In this workshop Tatjana will teach you various stretching techniques by which you can improve your active and passive flexibility. The focus is on working on hamstrings, calves, hips, shoulders and back flexibility. With solo and partner stretches you will be motivated to hold on longer, learn to relax as well as go deeper into your stretches.
We welcome all flexibility levels.

Date and Time: Sunday October 6th 2019, 2:00 – 3:30 pm (90 minutes)
Price: CHF 65.-

About Tatjana: Tatjana comes from a gymnastics and fitness background and is one of the best pole dancers of the Netherlands. She owns Pole Dance Factory Amsterdam and participated in a lot of competitions. Some of her mentionable achievements are:

– Winner Category Classique Pole Theatre 2016
– Winner Dutch Pole Art 2015
– 2nd place European Pole2pole championships 2014
– Winner Benelux pole championships 2014
– 2nd Place Dutch pole championships 2014

Find out more about Tatjana on her website: www.pdfamsterdam.com

Events

Opening Weekend with party on May 18th & 19th 
Mandy Candy's pole dance studio
Opening Weekend with party on May 18th & 19th 2019

Big Opening Weekend

Save the date! We are proud to officially announce the opening of Mandy Candy’s Pole Dance Studio on May 18th and 19th.

Schedule

SATURDAY MAY 18th

Try out pole dance for free!
Kids 4:00 – 4:45 pm
Men 5:00 – 5:45 pm
Adults 6:00 – 6:45 pm

Showcase and party starts at 7:30 pm

SUNDAY MAY 19th

Slow Flow 12:00 am – 1:30 pm
Partner Stretching 2:00 – 3:30 pm
Acro/ Partner Acro 4:00 – 5:30 pm

Special offer for you and your best friend: 2 people CHF 40.- per workshop