On July 24th, 2011 JMK Entertainment hosted their first annual Pink Pastie Burlesque Show at Roots Cafe located in Downtown Providence. We raised over $1,000 for Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Thank you to everyone who participated in this event!!
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WELCOME TO JMKENNEDY ACADEMY SCHOOL OF BURLESQUE
I am thrilled to announce a brand new lass series, so Ladies come out to play because we have a great summer class curriculem for you to choose. Click here to register online.
Our brand new class series is dedicated to the Art of Burlesque.
JMKennedyEntertainment will transform any wannna-be burlesque diva into a great performer. Join the JMK Showgirl Chorus and
you will learn and have the chance to perform several fun and sexy burlesque chorus acts at the JMK Recital Show. So get your favorite lingerie
out of hiding in the top drawer and let’s get a jump on for summer… with Burlesquercise!
Learn the Art-Of :
Walking in Heels
The Art of Tease
Taste of Tease
Bump & Grind
Take it of for you Lover
Burlesque with Props
How to Make your Fans
How to Take off your Stockings
Work your Feather Boa
AND MUCH MOORE!!!
Space is limited, and this is the only JMKBurlesque Showgirl Chorus series I will be offering until August, so come and get it while the gettin’s good!
No nudity is required. This is all about comfort level. So, come on girls lets educate our audience. And give em the Wow! factor.
Wednesday 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Click Here to register for this class.
Combine the excitement of thoroughbred racing Champagne and fantastic food to create an extraordinary Mothers Day experience. This event includes admission to Plainridge Racecourse, a shared buffet and four hour use of a shared suite plus a fabulous day of watching the Kentucky Day Races (simulcast). Tickets are $20.
Best Most Creative Hat – Best Dressed – Celebrity Look like
Raffle Tickets for Sale
$10,000 Kentucky Derby Charity Give-Away
*Madd is our Charity of Choice
Click here to learn more about this event.
Hot Hors Dʼoeuvres
Chicken Tenders served with Honey Mustard Sauce.
Scallops wrapped in Bacon.
Stuffed Mushroom Caps.
Cocktail Meatballs Marinara.
Mozzarella Sticks Marinara.
Cocktail Franks en croute served with Spicy Mustard.
Mini Deep Dish Pizza.
Cocktail Spring Rolls served with Duck Sauce.
Being a Pole Fitness Mom, Before and After!
I am the first at the JM Kennedy Dance & Pole Fitness Studio to have what we like to joke about as a “Pole Baby”. Yes, taking Pole Fitness classes made me feel sexier and then before I knew it… “Oops!”…here’s my pole baby. I had my son in July and in September I was back in the studio taking classes. By October I was ready to perform in front of an audience for our annual Halloween Show and by January I was teaching Pole Fitness classes for the first time.
For the ladies out there that may currently be pregnant, I do not recommend pole fitness as a source of exercise. With the pregnancy, it limits the number of safe moves you can perform and it’s just not worth the risk. There are many types of safe exercises you can perform while pregnant like walking, swimming and yoga. I also recommend using coco butter daily to avoid stretch marks.
I also recommend that you wait at least 12 weeks after having the baby before taking pole fitness classes. It does take time to gain the strength back and get your muscles back into shape after giving birth. Even the students out there that haven’t had a baby know, if you miss a few months or even weeks of pole you’re not going to be as strong as before. Don’t get discouraged, your muscle memory will come back. I am living proof of that.
If you’re looking for a way to get back into shape and be the sexy mama you know you are, pole fitness is the way to go!
This article was inspired by Jennifer Kennedy owner of JM Kennedy Dance and Pole Fitness studio and Mother of two.
CHECK OUT OUR NEWEST VIDEO. THIS VIDEO WAS SHOT AT THE-HI HAT DURING OUR VALENTINE’S BURLESQUE SHOW… LET US KNOW WHAT YOU THINK
Guess What?! No Dance Background Required!
Hello to all the Sexy Ladies out there! Yeah, I’m talking to you! My name is Kerri. I’ve been a Pole Fitness Instructor with the JM Kennedy Dance Studio since January of 2010. I am certified through NETA.
So you’d like to know how I became part of this amazing studio? Well, here it is!
It all started in February of 2007. I’d always wanted to take some sort of dance class, maybe hip hop or jazz but I was 27 at the time….where would I begin? I was driving home from work one day and heard an advertisement on the radio about Pole Fitness classes. That would be perfect! I made a mental note to call as soon as I got home. I got the class schedule and came to the next walk-in class available. Now, mind you, I had no sort of dance training or taken a dance class before in my life! I walked into the 3rd week of the session surrounded by other students that seemed like professionals to me (Airplane…what’s an airplane?). I couldn’t find my right from my left. I’m not going to lie…it intimidated me. But I hung in there and after a few classes I started feeling comfortable and couldn’t get enough of it. After 6 classes there was a noticeable difference in my appearance. I started getting comments such as “where’d you get those muscles?” And we can’t forget the infamous bruising…”how’d you get those bruises”. (I’ve learned that everyone has their own way of answering those questions).
After taking a few sessions at the studio, I got to know Jen and I started helping her out in the office. Jen is a motivator and the saying, Never Say Never, definitely applies to her classes. Elevator, I could never do an elevator…by the 6th week I’d guess about 90% of the students are doing elevators. She also motivated me to start teaching my own Pole Fitness classes. Did I ever think in my wildest dreams I would be a Pole Fitness Instructor one day? No way! But here I am, teaching not only Basic Pole for Beginners but Jen also allowed me to create a Pole Level I class for the women out there not ready for Pole II.
A little bit more about me….I am a proud mom to a 19-month old boy. During the day I work as a secretary in Downtown Providence. I am also part of JM Kennedy’s Fringe Dancers who have performed at various venues. The Fringe Dancers specialize in Cabaret and Burlesque performances. We most recently performed at the Hi-Hat in Davol Square for a Valentine’s Burlesque Show which included singing, pole dancing, chair dancing and belly dancing.
So, take it from someone with no dance background. This is the place to start! It’s never too late. I’ve seen all sizes and ages take class at the JM Kennedy Dance Studio. I’ve seen mothers, daughters, grandmothers, sisters, friends, co-workers and even the occasional being of the male species. We do not discriminate at the JM Kennedy Dance Studio!
Studies have shown that best way to work out the entire body is by including Cardio, Strength Training, and Flexibility (Stretching) in your weekly workout.