Welcome to British Pole Dance Academy - Staffordshire

Learn the Beautiful Art of Pole Dancing in one of the largest, well equipped and most respected aerial dance studios in Europe. If you want to learn how to pole dance - there simply is no better place to come.

Located in Burslem, Stoke on Trent and founded by Deb Riley -  one of the UK’s leading Pole Dancers and Instructors, The British Pole Dance Academy are a team of highly professional experienced instructors who are friendly and patient.


Lessons are private and tailored to you as an individual so it doesn't matter if you have never touched a pole before.  There's never a shortage of poles too, with 26 static and spinning in an area of over 3000 sq ft, you'll always get the best hands-on expererience.


So whether you're looking for a new way to get fit, or you just want to be more body confident, there is always a class to suit you - no matter what shape you are in.


Who knows, after pole, why not try Burlesque or silks?  You'll never know till you try.


Gain confidence, have fun, get toned and feel sexy...so what are you waiting for? ... Strap those heels on and find out


What our students are saying


You can find us conveniently located just a ten minute drive from Junction 16 on the M6 and close to Hanley, Newcastle Under Lyme, Congleton and Crewe, Cheshire.


Our students come from miles around, often from all over the UK, Europe and even further afield.  Such is the enthusiasm, passion and love for pole!


Once you try pole, you may get hooked!

Coming up at a glance...

Beginners Course

Next 6 week course starts:


Monday 5th January 2015


8-9 PM


Only £30


Text to book your place.





Taster Classes

Coming back soon..date TBC


Don't worry if you've never touched a pole before or you haven't been in ages.


Come and give it try in a wonderfully friendly group class.



Flexy Course Wednesdays

Next Flexy Course Starts:




LEGS 7-8PM £35

BACK 8-9PM £35

* Both £60


6 week course of flexy goodness


£10 deposit required

(non refundable)



Flexy Course Sundays

Next Flexy Course Starts:




LEGS 2-3PM £35

BACK 3-4PM £35

* Both £60


6 week course of flexy goodness


£10 deposit required

(non refundable)




  • Any age (over 16)
  • Any size or fitness level
  • 1-1 private lessons
  • Group Classes
  • Hen parties
  • Boost confidence & esteem
  • Learn Burlesque, Silks and Hoop
  • Flexibility Masterclasses

   And much much more...