Vertical Joe’s Fitness Presents the Georgia Pole Fitness Classic Weekend in Atlanta on October 6th-8th


Georgia Pole Fitness Classic Weekend

The Georgia Pole Fitness Classic (GPFC) is a regional pole fitness and physique competition hosted by Atlanta’s #1 alternative fitness studio, Vertical Joe’s, and a part of the Pole Championship Series as seen on ABC Nightline.   Featuring the best Pole Athletes in the nation and is sponsored by X-Pole, The World’s Leader in Pole Fitness.

Amongst the elite guest instructors: FiyaStarta (Xpole Athlete as Seen On The Real Housewives of Atlanta), Dwight Holt of Dance Your Pounds Off (MoNique & The Real) RoYale Da Queen of Curves (Barcroft TV International Plus Size Pole Athlete), Annakia (Dance Filthy USA Champion featured with Fergie & School Boy Q) Archer H20 (Artista Apparel Brand Ambassador Athlete) X2C (Xpert & Liquid Motion Brand Instructor) &  more!

The GPFC Weekend starts with a taste of flirt and fitness with The Sexy Circus Vegas Style Pole and Aerial Showcase.   Saturday is full of a variety of pole and fitness workshops plus competitions every 3 hours.  Workshops include Welcome to Atlanta, Vertically Voluptuous, Sporty Tricks, Newbies Pole, Tran-sique and more!  The professional pole event will take place in the evening as well as a night on the town with Atlanta’s finest.  The weekend concludes Sunday with non-pole classes plus a farewell H20- Liquid Infused Floor Work Class!


GPFC is organized by Torwa Joe aka FiyaStarta of Vertical Joe’s. Torwa is the real deal and one of the founders of pole fitness in the south. Torwa has been seen on Real Housewives of Atlanta, The Braxton’s Family Values, Cuttin’ It In The ATL, Bravo’s MotherFunders and more.   Torwa’s been the principal pole dancer for Lil Wayne, Nikki Minaj, Drake; I Am Music Tour, I Am Still Music Tour, America’s Most Wanted Tour, America’s Most Wanted II Tour and the principal pole dancer for Ludacris Bonaroo Festival, Red Bull Sound Clash and Bud Light Fest. Torwa is the owner of Georgia’s largest studio for women- Vertical Joe’s Fitness Studio, with fitness accolades such as Aerobics Fitness Association of America, Xpert Pole Fitness and more.  The Vertical Joe’s Team of instructors has been featured in a variety of print, music videos, competitions, television shows and more.

The Flying Ballerina, Superman, Drama Queen, Goldrush and the Hero are just a few of the superhuman moves that the competition judges can expect to witness from the competitors. This isn’t figure skating or gymnastics — rather the athletic and artistically graceful sport of pole fitness. Pole fitness is exploding on the competitive level and flourishing as a workout among women and men. There are currently thousands of pole fitness studios around the world. The sport of Pole Fitness has also become extremely popular on the international scene over the past several years. With some 1,500 Pole studios across the country, Pole and Aerial fitness have become a popular bonding activity for women of all ages, and men. The Georgia Pole Fitness Classic focuses and promotes the art and sport of Pole Fitness in the form of an interactive experience.

The overall winner of the GPFC will be attending the Pole Championship Series at the Arnold Sports Festival in March of 2017. Every year, Fitness Legend, Arnold Schwarzenegger hosts The Arnold Sports Festival in which he presents the Pole Championship Series (PCS).

More about PCS below:


IG @georgiapolefitnessclassic

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Phone: 6787535637


The Pole Championship Series (PCS) is a professional pole fitness league comprised of premier pole competitions throughout the world.  The PCS governs and selects the most recognized and respected pole athletes from around the globe. PCS Competition cities include Hong Kong, Mexico City South Africa and Brazil. The professional champion of each competition advances to the annual PCS Championship at the Arnold Sports Festival. Competing in the PCS Championship is the highest level honor for an elite pole athlete. The winner of the PCS Championship becomes the overall PCS Champion. The GPFC will be the first PCS qualifier ever in the Atlanta area! The PCS season runs from March – March. Lindsey Kimura, President of the PCS said, “Pole fitness is the fastest growing new sport among women ages 16 to 35. The new pole fitness is more Cirque de Soleil meets rhythmic gymnastics centered around a vertical pole.”

More on X-Pole: X-Pole – The Official Pole of Pole Dancing – Through initiating or sponsoring major events and programs in the industry such as this one, X-Pole demonstrates its ongoing commitment to expand the pole and aerial communities. X-Pole encompasses all that has to do with aerial fitness and athletics. As the #1 pole manufacturer, X-Pole is “The Official Pole” of virtually all pole oriented events and shows. X-Pole – The Official Pole of Pole Dancing.| | | | IG @xpoleus


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